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Literature, British & Irish



link to catalog page O’MALLEY,

"Custome Is an Idiot"

Jacobean Pamphlet Literature on Women

Author: Edited by Susan Gushee O'Malley
Pub Date: June 2004

Six complete, annotated pamphlets on the role of women in 17th Century society. They give insight into debates within English culture on gossips, treatises against wife-beating, superiority of women, and cross-dressing.   learn more...

link to catalog page, 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...

link to catalog page BLOCKLEY, Aspects of Old English Poetic Syntax Author: Mary Blockley
Pub Date: March 2002

This is the first major linguistic re-interpretation of Old English, showing where the first sentences in English begin and end, and why it matters.   learn more...

link to catalog page VALENTE, Dracula's Crypt

Dracula's Crypt

Bram Stoker, Irishness, and the Question of Blood

Author: Joseph Valente
Pub Date: November 2002

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link to catalog page FUDGE, Perceiving Animals

Perceiving Animals

Humans and Beasts in Early Modern English Culture

Author: Erica Fudge
Pub Date: January 2002

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link to catalog page MOREY, Book and Verse

Book and Verse

A Guide to Middle English Biblical Literature

Author: James H. Morey
Pub Date: 2000

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link to catalog page MILLER, The Disappearance of God

The Disappearance of God

Five Nineteenth-Century Writers

Author: J. Hillis Miller
Pub Date: October 2000

In this acclaimed study, J. Hillis Miller focuses on five Victorian authors--Matthew Arnold, Emily Brontë, Robert Browning, Thomas DeQuincey, and Gerard Manley Hopkins--to present their various responses to crises of faith in the face of Darwinism, the rise of science, urbanization and other factors that seemed to distance them from God.   learn more...

link to catalog page KATZ, Impressionist Subjects

Impressionist Subjects

Gender, Interiority, and Modernist Fiction in England

Author: Tamar Katz
Pub Date: November 2000

Impressionist Subjects looks at the way modernist writers wrote about how the mind works, and connects those ideas to the way that women moved into public life in the early 20th century.   learn more...

link to catalog page MONROE, Power to Hurt

Power to Hurt

The Virtues of Alienation

Author: William Monroe
Pub Date: 1998

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link to catalog page RICE, Joyce, Chaos, and Complexity Author: Thomas Jackson Rice
Pub Date: 1997

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