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Frankenstein 200

by Rebecca Baumann & Jonathan Kearns Indiana University Press (April 25, 2018)

1. This is an exhibition guide published in partnership with the Lilly Library. Although an exhibit guide, it is well-written and entertaining, and will hold appeal to those interested in Frankenstein even if...


Belfast Confetti

by Ciaran Carson Gallery Books (April 12, 2018)

‘a marvellous work of art, part verse, part prose, part haiku, part beautifully controlled long, loose lines. It is about Belfast past and present and is full of surprises, savage and witty, human and extravagant....


The Lady on the Drawingroom Floor

by Mary Elizabeth Coleridge & Heather Braun Fairleigh Dickinson University Press (February 22, 2018)

The Lady on the Drawingroom Floor with Selected Poetry and Prose, by Mary Elizabeth Coleridge, seeks to reclaim Coleridge’s reputation as a novelist, poet, critic, and educator by featuring familiar works...


Agatha Christie

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (February 06, 2018)

Keen to learn but short on time? Find out everything you need to know about the life and work of Agatha Christie in just 50 minutes with this straightforward and engaging guide!

Few writers have ever shaped a...


Jane Austen

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (February 06, 2018)

Keen to learn but short on time? Find out everything you need to know about the life and work of Jane Austen in just 50 minutes with this straightforward and engaging guide!

During her lifetime, Jane Austen lived...


Oscar Wilde

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (January 03, 2018)

Keen to learn but short on time? Find out everything you need to know about the life and work of Oscar Wilde in just 50 minutes with this straightforward and engaging guide!

Oscar Wilde was one of the best-known...


Jane Austen and Masculinity

by Michael Kramp, Zack Snider, Jan Fergus & Miriam Hart et al. Bucknell University Press (December 22, 2017)

Jane Austen and Masculinity is an eclectic collection of contemporary scholarship addressing the representation of men and masculinity in the fiction and popular adaptations of Austen. This anthology includes...


Menials: Domestic Service and the Cultural Transformation of British Society, 1650-1850

by Kristina Booker Bucknell University Press (November 20, 2017)

Menials explores major changes in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British culture and society by examining how writers used representations of domestic servants to characterize and observe those changes....


Ferenji

by Helena Mulkerns 451 Editions (November 04, 2017)

Ferenji and other stories by Helena Mulkerns, is published by Doire Press, an award-winning literary publishing house in Galway, Ireland.  This debut from the author is a themed short fiction collection set...


Early House

by Justin Quinn Gallery Books (December 20, 2016)

'Whether in short lyri or in the longer pieces Quinn's lyricism, subtlety of thought and precision of expression are a constant pleasure.' - James Harpur, Southword 'So here's the world again . . .' begins the...


The Rooms

by Peter Sirr Gallery Books (December 20, 2016)

'The mapmaker downed his tools. I've caught it: every alley, every street . . . the city fixed and framed. Now I want everything else . . .' The Rooms cements Peter Sirr's connection with the things around us...


Stonypath Days: Letters between Ian Hamilton Finlay and Stephen Bann 1970-72

by Ian Hamilton Finlay & Stephen Bann Wilmington Square Books (September 26, 2016)

Second volume of letters of the most significant Scottish artist of the late 20th century-- companion volume to Midway (2014).


The Nigger of the "Narcissus"

by Joseph Conrad Dover Publications (February 17, 2016)

When a black sailor with tuberculosis boards the Narcissus, the shadow of death falls across the ship and the lingering gloom brings out both the best and the worst in the crew. The harsh endurance test of survival...


Robert Browning on Love

by Stephen Brennan Skyhorse (February 09, 2016)

The love affair between Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett is one of the Victorian era’s most famous romances. It was one of passions, tragedy, illness, and ultimately, endurance.

The beginning of their...


Evelina: or, The History of a Young Lady's Entrance into the World

by Fanny Burney Dover Publications (September 30, 2015)

Good-looking, kind-hearted Evelina Anville has grown up in rural obscurity as the ward of a country parson. At the age of seventeen, she begins her progress from provincial life to fashionable London ― a transition...


Sredni Vashtar and Other Stories

by Saki Dover Publications (August 03, 2015)

Born in Burma in 1870, Scottish writer H. H. Munro adopted the pseudonym Saki to satirize the social conventions, cruelty, and foolishness of the Edwardian era. His highly readable blend of flippant humor and...


The Mikado

by William Schwenck Gilbert Dover Publications (August 03, 2015)

A lighthearted burlesque of Japanese culture and the vagaries of love, this operetta's lyrics and dialogue are as delightful to read as they are to hear. Includes nine illustrations by Gilbert.


The Celtic Twilight: With linked Table of Contents

by W. B. Yeats SMK Books (June 10, 2015)

William Butler Yeats was an Irish poet and dramatist. As one of the foremost figures of 20th century literature, he was a pillar of both the Irish and British literary establishments. He was a driving force...


A Vision: The Revised 1937 Edition

by William Butler Yeats, Catherine E. Paul & Margaret Mills Harper Scribner (May 19, 2015)

A new annotated edition of Yeats’s indispensable, lifelong work of philosophy—a meditation on the connections between the imagination, history, and the metaphysical—this volume reveals the poet’s greatest...


Ink, Stink Bait, Revenge, and Queen Elizabeth

by Steven W. May & Arthur F. Marotti Cornell University Press (December 19, 2014)

In Ink, Stink Bait, Revenge, and Queen Elizabeth, Steven W. May and Arthur F. Marotti present a recently discovered “household book” from sixteenth-century England. Its main scribe, John Hanson, was a yeoman...


I Saw Water

by Ithell Colquhoun, Richard Shillitoe & Mark S. Morrisson Penn State University Press (October 27, 2014)

Ithell Colquhoun (1906–1988) is remembered today as a surrealist artist, writer, and occultist. Although her paintings hang in a number of public collections and her gothic novel Goose of Hermogenes (1961)...


Books and Religious Devotion

by Allan F. Westphall Penn State University Press (September 10, 2014)

In Books and Religious Devotion, Allan Westphall presents a study of the book-collecting habits and annotation practices of Thomas Connary, an Irish immigrant farmer who lived in New Hampshire in the latter...


Celtic Fairy Tales

by Joseph Jacobs & John D. Batten Skyhorse (August 05, 2014)

Originally published in 1892, this beautifully written collection of Celtic fairy tales is bound to enrapture. Filled to the brim with, as Joseph Jacob says, “both the best, and the best known folk-tales of...


Mark Ford: Selected Poems

by Mark Ford Coffee House Press (March 10, 2014)

An exuberant, versatile, and complex debut US collection from one of the UK's most respected poets.


Beckett Remembering/Remembering Beckett

by Samuel Beckett, James Knowlson & Elizabeth Knowlson Arcade (January 02, 2014)

In life, Beckett was notoriously reticent, preferring to let his work speak for itself. In the first half of this collection, he reveals many of his inner thoughts and honest opinions about his life, writing,...


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....


A Maxwell Takes Flight

by Gwen Kirkwood Accent Press (December 02, 2013)

Shortlisted for the RNA Romantic Comedy Novel Awards 2013 A British romantic comedy by Jane Wenham-Jones, author of 'Perfect Alibis'. Laura Meredith never imagined herself appearing on TV- she's too old, too...


Women, Gender, and Print Culture in Eighteenth-Century Britain: Essays in Memory of Betty Rizzo

by Temma Berg & Sonia Kane Lehigh University Press (October 03, 2013)

This edited collection, a tribute to eighteenth-century scholar Betty Rizzo, builds on her important work on epistolarity, print culture, and women’s relationships in life and literature. Treating topics ranging...


The Ball and the Cross

by G. K. Chesterton Dover Publications (August 07, 2013)

Chesterton's second novel chronicles a hot dispute between two Scotsmen, a Roman Catholic, and an atheist, whose fanatically held opinions inspire a host of comic adventures. Introduction by Martin Gardner.


A Maxwell Misled

by Gwen Kirkwood Accent Press (July 12, 2013)

When Della found a stray dog living wild with her thirteen puppies on a beach in Rhodes she was determined not to get involved. But fate had other ideas and Della brought Lindy back to England. Lindy had already...


A Maxwell Loss

by Gwen Kirkwood Accent Press (July 04, 2013)

Part Four of an historical romance saga set in the Scottish Borders.

World War II has ended, rationing is still in force and building material is scarce - the first priority is repairing the homes destroyed...


A Maxwell Profit

by Gwen Kirkwood Accent Press (July 04, 2013)

You are writing and selling short stories but you want to take the next step and write a novel. Della Galton, author of the successful writing guide How To Write and Sell Short Stories, shows you how to make...


London Fictions

by Andrew Whitehead & Jerry White Five Leaves Publications (April 15, 2013)

London Fictions is a book about London, real and imagined. Two dozen contemporary writers, from Cathi Unsworth to Courttia Newland, reflect on some of the novelists and the novels that have helped define the...


A Maxwell Maligned

by Gwen Kirkwood Accent Press (February 21, 2013)

Foreword by KATIE FFORDE Contributors include Writers: Frederick Forsyth, Ian Rankin, Jilly Cooper & Jill Mansell Publishers: Harper Collins, Hodder Headline, Simon & Schuster Journalists: Miles Kington, Michael...


A Maxwell Mourned

by Gwen Kirkwood Accent Press (February 21, 2013)

Tide of Fortune, is a thrilling adventure story set on the high seas. It has all the ingredients that readers who are familiar with the writing of Patrick O'Brian, Alexander Kent and CS Forester will recognise:...


The Flying Inn

by G. K. Chesterton Dover Publications (January 30, 2013)

Hilarious romp in which pub owner Humphrey Hump and friend take to the road in a donkey cart filled with rum and cheese, inveighing against Prohibition and other "oppressive forms of modernity."


A Shakespearian Grammar: An Attempt to Illustrate Some of the Differences Between Elizabethan and Modern English

by E. A. Abbott Dover Publications (January 23, 2013)

Finest guide to the peculiarities of Elizabethan syntax, grammar, and prosody addresses every idiomatic usage found in Shakespeare's works. Each of more than 500 classifications is illustrated with quotes, all...


The  Legacy of Lochandee

by Gwen Kirkwood Accent Press (January 10, 2013)

Meticulously-researched...warming the hearts of millions of readers.' Historical Novels Review 'Collier has a gift for bringing her characters to life that will keep the reader engrossed until the end' Daily...


Sir Harry Hotspur of Humblethwaite

by Anthony Trollope Dover Publications (December 20, 2012)

Incisive, unconventional psychological study of a conflict between a wealthy baronet, his idealistic daughter, and their scapegrace cousin. "Probes into a subtle contrasts between aooearance and reality." —...


The English and Scottish Popular Ballads, Vol. 3

by Francis James Child Dover Publications (December 06, 2012)

This definitive 19th-century collection compiles all the extant ballads with all known variants and features Child's commentary for each work. Volume III includes Parts V and VI of the original set — ballads...


The English and Scottish Popular Ballads, Vol. 4

by Francis James Child Dover Publications (December 06, 2012)

This definitive 19th-century collection compiles all the extant ballads with all known variants and features Child's commentary for each work. Volume IV includes Parts VII and VIII of the original set — ballads...


The English and Scottish Popular Ballads, Vol. 5

by Francis James Child Dover Publications (December 06, 2012)

This 19th-century collection compiles all the extant ballads with all known variants and features Child's commentaries. Includes Parts IX and X of the original set — ballads 266-305 — plus indexes, glossary....


The  Laird of Lochandee

by Gwen Kirkwood Accent Press (November 22, 2012)

It's 1865 and the Great Western Railway has spread across Cornwall, changing the face of the countryside with earthworks and viaducts. Now a new line is under construction. The invading army of navvies has many...


Landscape to Light

by Neil Gunn, Alistair McCleery & Dairmid Gunn Whittles Publishing (November 06, 2012)

Although Neil M. Gunn is well-known as one of Scotland's foremost writers of the 20th century, he is less well-known as a perceptive and meditative essayist who wrote on a variety of. In this collection the...


Half-Light

by Neil Gunn Whittles Publishing (November 06, 2012)

Neil M. Gunn is celebrated as one of Scotland’s foremost novelists of the 20th century. Less well known is that he was also a perceptive and meditative essayist and accomplished writer of short stories. Most...


Belief in Ourselves

by Neil Gunn Whittles Publishing (November 06, 2012)

Neil M Gunn (1892 – 1973), one of Scotland’s most distinguished and highly regarded novelists of the 20th century, was a prolific writer. While he is best known for his fictional work Gunn was also a perceptive...


The Essential Anatomy of Melancholy

by Robert Burton Dover Publications (November 05, 2012)

One of the richest books in the English language, this systematized medical treatise on morbid mental states also features a compendium of memorable utterances on the human condition, compiled from classical,...


The English and Scottish Popular Ballads, Vol. 2

by Francis James Child Dover Publications (October 16, 2012)

This definitive 19th-century collection compiles all the extant ballads with all known variants and features Child's commentary for each work. Volume II includes Parts III & IV of the original set — ballads...


The English and Scottish Popular Ballads, Vol. 1

by Francis James Child Dover Publications (October 03, 2012)

This classic 19th-century survey offers absolute fidelity to original texts as well as invaluable commentary by Francis James Child. Volume 1 includes Parts I and II of the original set — ballads 1-53.


Great English Short Stories

by Paul Negri Dover Publications (August 23, 2012)

First-rate selections include Hardy's "The Fiddler of the Reels," James' "Oh, Whistle, and I’ll Come to You, My Lad," Dickens' "The Haunted Hotel," and tales by Saki, Kipling, Lawrence, Trollope, Stevenson,...