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Reflections on Sentiment: Essays in Honor of George Starr

by Alessa Johns, John Richetti, Alison Conway & Amy J. Pawl et al. University of Delaware Press (December 16, 2015)

As scholarly interest has turned to emotion and affect, Reflections on Sentiment offers examples of Enlightenment feeling both challenging and promoting the period’s touted reason and realism. Essays explore...

Publishing, Editing, and Reception: Essays in Honor of Donald H. Reiman

by Michael Edson University of Delaware Press (August 14, 2015)

Drawing together twelve essays on British Romantic authors and the theories underlying their modern editorial treatments, this book traces the continuing influence of Reiman’s scholarly approaches in four...

The Letters of Ruth Pitter: Silent Music

by Don W. King University of Delaware Press (March 27, 2014)

The Letters of Ruth Pitter:Silent Music is a selection of the most important letters written by Pitter, who won the Hawthornden Prize in 1937 for A Trophy of Arms (1936) and the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry...

Renaissance Shakespeare: Shakespeare Renaissances: Proceedings of the Ninth World Shakespeare Congress

by Martin Procházka, Andreas Höfele, Hanna Scolnicov & Michael Dobson University of Delaware Press (December 12, 2013)

Selected contributions to the most prestigious international event in Shakespeare studies, the Ninth World Shakespeare Congress (2011), represent major trends in the field in historical and present-day contexts....

The Correspondence of Sarah Helen Whitman and Julia Deane Freeman: Writer to Writer, Woman to Woman

by Catherine Kunce University of Delaware Press (November 21, 2013)

The letters, drafts, notes, and fragments comprising the correspondence between Sarah Helen Whitman (Poe’s onetime fiancée) and Julia Deane Freeman span a tumultuous period in American history, 1856–1863....

Thirteen Stories by Fitz-James O'Brien: The Realm of the Mind

by Wayne R. Kime University of Delaware Press (May 18, 2012)

Designed to appeal to both general and specialist readers, this volume presents a group of works by O’Brien (1828-1862), an early innovator in the short story form, that explore one of his special interests–the...

Behind the Curtain: Selected Fiction of Fitz-James O'Brien, 1853-1860

by Wayne R. Kime University of Delaware Press (May 31, 2011)

Behind the Curtain re-introduces the fiction of Fitz-James O'Brien to modern readers by presenting fourteen of his works, five here reprinted for the first time, that together suggest the development and range...

Transformations of Memory and Forgetting in Sixteenth-Century France: Marguerite de Navarre, Pierre de Ronsard, Michel de Montaigne

by Nicolas Russell University of Delaware Press (April 29, 2011)

This book proposes that in a number of French Renaissance texts, we observe a shift in thinking about memory and forgetting. Focusing on a corpus of texts by Marguerite de Navarre, Pierre de Ronsard and Michel...

New Contexts for Eighteenth-Century British Fiction: 'Hearts Resolved and Hands Prepared'

by Christopher D. Johnson, Marta Kvande, O M. Brack Jr. & Leslie A. Chilton et al. University of Delaware Press (April 18, 2011)

'New Contexts for Eighteenth-Century British Fiction' is a collection of thirteen essays honoring Professor Jerry C. Beasley, who retired from the University of Delaware in 2005. The essays, written by friends,...

Swiftly Sterneward: Essays on Laurence Sterne and His Times in Honor of Melvyn New

by Robert G. Walker, E Derek Taylor, W. B. Gerard & Elizabeth Kraft et al. University of Delaware Press (April 07, 2011)

This collection of thirteen essays is in honor of the distinguished scholarly career of Melvyn New, Professor Emeritus of the University of Florida. The first eight essays offer various critical perspectives...

Shakespearean Educations: Power, Citizenship, and Performance

by Mimi Godfrey, Coppélia Kahn, Heather S. Nathans & Denise Albanese University of Delaware Press (February 07, 2011)

Shakespearean Educations expands the notion of 'education' beyond the classroom to literary clubs, private salons, public lectures, libraries, primers, and theatrical performance. This collection challenges...