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Unpublished Works of Lytton Strachey

Unpublished Works of Lytton Strachey

1st Edition

Todd Avery
September 29, 2017

A core member of the Bloomsbury Group, Lytton Strachey (1880–1932) is recognized for his radical influence on the new school of psychological biography. This volume collects for the first time Strachey’s previously unpublished essays, dialogues and stories....

Sir Thomas More: or, Colloquies on the Progress and Prospects of Society, by Robert Southey

Sir Thomas More: or, Colloquies on the Progress and Prospects of Society, by Robert Southey

1st Edition

Tom Duggett, Tim Fulford
September 28, 2017

In 1829 Robert Southey published a book of his imaginary conversations with the original Utopian: Sir Thomas More; or Colloquies on the Progress and Prospects of Society. The product of almost two decades of social and political engagement, Colloquies is Southey’s most important late prose work,...

The Botanic Garden by Erasmus Darwin

The Botanic Garden by Erasmus Darwin

1st Edition

Adam Komisaruk, Allison Dushane
June 27, 2017

The career of Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802) affords an extraordinary glimpse into the intellectual ferment of late-eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century Britain. As a popular poet, practicing physician, inventor of speaking machines and mechanical birds, essayer of natural history from geology to...

The Botanic Garden by Erasmus Darwin: Volume I

The Botanic Garden by Erasmus Darwin: Volume I

1st Edition

Adam Komisaruk
June 27, 2017

The career of Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802) affords an extraordinary glimpse into the intellectual ferment of late-eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century Britain. As a popular poet, practicing physician, inventor of speaking machines and mechanical birds, essayer of natural history from geology to...

The Botanic Garden by Erasmus Darwin: Volume II

The Botanic Garden by Erasmus Darwin: Volume II

1st Edition

Adam Komisaruk
June 27, 2017

The career of Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802) affords an extraordinary glimpse into the intellectual ferment of late-eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century Britain. As a popular poet, practicing physician, inventor of speaking machines and mechanical birds, essayer of natural history from geology to...

The Selected Works of Margaret Oliphant

The Selected Works of Margaret Oliphant

1st Edition

Joanne Shattock, Elisabeth Jay
February 09, 2017

Margaret Oliphant (1828-97) had a prolific literary career that spanned almost fifty years. She wrote some 98 novels, fifty or more short stories, twenty-five works of non-fiction, including biographies and historic guides to European cities, and more than three hundred periodical articles. This is...

The Selected Writings of Andrew Lang

The Selected Writings of Andrew Lang

1st Edition

Tom Hubbard
November 28, 2016

A novelist, poet, literary critic and anthropologist, Andrew Lang is best known for his publications on folklore, mythology and religion; many have grown up with the ‘colour’ Fairy Books which he compiled between 1889 and 1910. This three volume set presents a selection of his work in these areas....

The Selected Writings of Andrew Lang: Volume II: Folklore, Mythology, Anthropology; Case Studies

The Selected Writings of Andrew Lang: Volume II: Folklore, Mythology, Anthropology; Case Studies

1st Edition

Tom Hubbard
November 28, 2016

A novelist, poet, literary critic and anthropologist, Andrew Lang is best known for his publications on folklore, mythology and religion; many have grown up with the ‘colour’ Fairy Books which he compiled between 1889 and 1910. This three volume set presents a selection of his work in these areas....

The Selected Writings of Andrew Lang: Volume I: Folklore, Mythology, Anthropology; General and Theoretical

The Selected Writings of Andrew Lang: Volume I: Folklore, Mythology, Anthropology; General and Theoretical

1st Edition

Tom Hubbard
November 28, 2016

A novelist, poet, literary critic and anthropologist, Andrew Lang is best known for his publications on folklore, mythology and religion; many have grown up with the ‘colour’ Fairy Books which he compiled between 1889 and 1910. This three volume set presents a selection of his work in these areas....

The Plays and Poems of Nicholas Rowe

The Plays and Poems of Nicholas Rowe

1st Edition

Stephen Bernard
October 26, 2016

Nicholas Rowe was the first Poet Laureate of the Georgian era. A fascinating and important yet largely overlooked figure in eighteenth-century literature, he is the ‘lost Augustan’. His plays are important both for the way they address the political and social concerns of the day and for reflecting...

The Plays and Poems of Nicholas Rowe, Volume IV: Poems and Lucan’s Pharsalia (Books I-III)

The Plays and Poems of Nicholas Rowe, Volume IV: Poems and Lucan’s Pharsalia (Books I-III)

1st Edition

Stephen Bernard, Robin Sowerby
October 19, 2016

Nicholas Rowe was the first Poet Laureate of the Georgian era. A fascinating and important yet largely overlooked figure in eighteenth-century literature, he is the ‘lost Augustan’. His plays are important both for the way they address the political and social concerns of the day and for reflecting...

The Plays and Poems of Nicholas Rowe, Volume II: The Middle Period Plays

The Plays and Poems of Nicholas Rowe, Volume II: The Middle Period Plays

1st Edition

Michael Caines
October 19, 2016

Nicholas Rowe was the first Poet Laureate of the Georgian era. A fascinating and important yet largely overlooked figure in eighteenth-century literature, he is the ‘lost Augustan’. His plays are important both for the way they address the political and social concerns of the day and for reflecting...

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