Literature, British & Irish



link to catalog page WILDE, Oscar Wilde in America

Oscar Wilde in America

The Interviews

Author: Oscar Wilde
Pub Date: Cloth: 2010; Paper: July 2013

Oscar Wilde's grand U.S. tour, captured in dozens of newspaper interviews   learn more...

link to catalog page VALENTE, The Myth of Manliness in Irish National Culture, 1880-1922 Author: Joseph Valente
Pub Date: January 2011

A sophisticated analysis of the complicated state of Irish masculinity   learn more...

link to catalog page MEYERS, Orwell

Orwell

Life and Art

Author: Jeffrey Meyers
Pub Date: October 2010

A preeminent Orwell scholar's lifetime of work on the icon of modern literature   learn more...

link to catalog page DICKERSON, Dark Victorians Author: Vanessa D. Dickerson
Pub Date: March 2008

Understanding connections between black Americans and white Victorian Britons   learn more...

link to catalog page HOTCHKISS, English in Print from Caxton to Shakespeare to Milton Author: Valerie Hotchkiss and Fred C. Robinson
Pub Date: April 2008

A landmark collection of early English books, with many gorgeous illustrations   learn more...

link to catalog page FUDGE, Renaissance Beasts

Renaissance Beasts

Of Animals, Humans, and Other Wonderful Creatures

Author: Edited by Erica Fudge
Pub Date: February 2004

Where are all the animals in history? Renaissance Beasts begins to answer that question by exploring numerous ways in which animals played a key role in Renaissance culture: werewolves, meat, performers, experimental tools.   learn more...