CoInfo Book Services

Agency Books Quick Search

< Back to Subject List

Literature - English & Old English literatures (820)


Newest & Forthcoming Releases

New Women's Writing: Contextualising Fiction, Poetry and Philosophy

Bhattacharjee, Subashish. Narayan Ray, Girindra.
Order

(2018)  | 9781527508149 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 275pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
AUD 88.95 (inc. GST), AUD 80.86 (ex. GST),
The uptake of women’s writing as a distinct genre in literature since the 1960s has been rapid and multifarious. This development has fuelled a generation of literary and cultural studies, and can be seen in the growing influence of women’s and gender studies even in literary studies programs. The study...

Emerging Perspectives on Alobwed’Epie

Ambe Mforteh, Stephen. Anyang Agbor, Sarah. Toko Djockoua, Manyaka.
Order

(2018)  | 9781527508156 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 195pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
AUD 84.95 (inc. GST), AUD 77.23 (ex. GST),
This collection of essays poses the problem of the preservation of cultural identities in the present-day global context. The comparative approach of this cultural study shows the universal dimension of the issues raised in the book, highlighting that gender equality, women’s emancipation, ethnicity,...

The Ways of Fiction: New Essays on the Literary Cultures of the Eighteenth Century

Crowe, Nicholas J.
Order

(2018)  | 9781527508286 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 295pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
AUD 88.95 (inc. GST), AUD 80.86 (ex. GST),
The essays gathered here capture fresh perspectives on the literary environments of the eighteenth century. The core concern of this volume is culture—the ways in which it shapes literature and is in turn influenced by it: the “ways” of fiction. Especially commissioned from experts in the field, essays...

Transmedia Storytelling: Pemberley Digital’s Adaptations of Jane Austen and Mary Shelley

Camden, Jennifer. Faber Oestreich, Kate.
Order

(2018)  | 9781527508354 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 195pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
AUD 84.95 (inc. GST), AUD 77.23 (ex. GST),
This volume charts the evolution of Pemberley Digital’s transmedia adaptations of nineteenth-century novels in order to interrogate the uneasy relationship between transmedia storytelling and consumer culture. It first examines two Austen-centered films, Lost in Austen and Austenland, that present “immersive”...

You Girls Stay Here: Gender Roles in Popular British Children’s Adventure Fiction, 1930-70

Poynter, Elizabeth.
Order

(2018)  | 9781527507739 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 195pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
AUD 84.95 (inc. GST), AUD 77.23 (ex. GST),
This book will be of interest to students of both children’s literature and gender studies. It re-examines a period long considered to be of poor quality as regards children’s books. It explores a range of themes, such as female agency, power and courage, and additionally gives a linguistic analysis...

Narrative Strategies in the Reconstruction of History

Fernandes, Ana.
Order

(2018)  | 9781527507753 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 140pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
AUD 84.95 (inc. GST), AUD 77.23 (ex. GST),
This book enquires into the processes by which certain contemporary women pay testimony to history. It examines the reasons why they recreate the past, whether political, social or artistic, and the strategies employed to establish a comparison with the present. The focus is on authors such as A.S....

Uncovering Caledonia: An Introduction to Scottish Studies

Kali?anin, Milena.
Order

(2018)  | 9781527508019 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 230pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
AUD 88.95 (inc. GST), AUD 80.86 (ex. GST),
Uncovering Caledonia: An Introduction to Scottish Studies represents a cultural journey to portray and illustrate the burning cultural issues of modern Scotland and uncover the myriad of Caledonian peculiarities from a non-native point of view. This introduction to Scottish studies operates mostly on...

Helen Craik's Adelaide de Narbonne, with Memoirs of Charlotte de Cordet

D’Ezio, Marianna.
Order

(2018)  | 9781527506664 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 580pp | Availability last checked: 5/4/2018
AUD 101.95 (inc. GST), AUD 92.68 (ex. GST),
Helen Craik’s Adelaide de Narbonne, with Memoirs of Charlotte de Cordet was published anonymously at the Minerva Press in 1800, the third of five novels that Craik wrote between 1796 and 1805. Deeply rooted in the contemporary historical milieu of her time, Craik’s novel features the sanguinary events...

Critiquing the Postcolonial Construct in Chinua Achebe’s Novels

Das Sarkhel, Ranjana.
Order

(2018)  | 9781527506695 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 150pp | Availability last checked: 5/4/2018
AUD 84.95 (inc. GST), AUD 77.23 (ex. GST),
Chinua Achebe's novels have always been read as texts from an erstwhile colonised African nation, interpreted within the parameters suggested by postcolonial theorists. The confines of postcolonial readings have raised questions about when the ‘postcolonial’ period would end, so that writers would no...

Travel and identity: studies in literature, culture and language.

Lipski, Jakub.
Order

(2018)  | 9783319740201 | Springer | hbk. | book | ix, 200pp | Availability last checked: 1/4/2018
AUD Call for price

This book presents a selection of research papers dealing with the notions of travel and identity in Anglophone literature and culture. Collectively, the chapters ponder such notions as self and other, race, centre and periphery, thus shedding new light on a number of issues that are highly relevant...

The Orpheus Myth in Milton's “L’Allegro”, “Il Penseroso”, and “Lycidas”: A Peircean Reading

Fernando, Luiz. Ferreira, Sà. Fernando Ferreira Sá, Luiz.
Order

(2018)  | 9781527506299 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 185pp | Availability last checked: 5/4/2018
AUD 84.95 (inc. GST), AUD 77.23 (ex. GST),
In this study of John Milton’s “L'Allegro”, “Il Penseroso”, and “Lycidas”, the perspective of an interpreting sign serves as the basis for analysis of the poems’ allusions to the Orpheus myth. The idea of an interpretant proposed by Charles Sanders Peirce and the semiotic relations theorized by Jorgen...

Textual Reception and Cultural Debate in Medieval English Studies

Jose, Maria. Prado-Pèrez, Ramòn. Ramos, Esteve. , José Esteve Ramos, María. Ramón Prado-Pérez, José.
Order

(2018)  | 9781527506527 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 196pp | Availability last checked: 5/4/2018
AUD 84.95 (inc. GST), AUD 77.23 (ex. GST),
This book is a rigorous and broad update of the state of the art in the investigation of Old and Middle English. The volume, written by some of the best known experts in this field, addresses different issues, such as etymology, manuscript sources, and medieval literary traditions, among others. The...

(Post)Colonial Passages: Incursions and Excursion across the Literatures and Cultures in English

Albertazzi, Silvia. Cattani, Francesco. Monticell, Rita. Zullo, Federica. , Albertazzi, Silvia. Cattani, Francesco. Monticell, Rita. Zullo, Federica.
Order

(2018)  | 9781527506305 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 305pp | Availability last checked: 5/4/2018
AUD 92.95 (inc. GST), AUD 84.50 (ex. GST),
While entailing a subversive re-vision of colonial histories, geographies, and subjectivities, the (post)colonial condition has unleashed a chain of movements, relocations, and re-writings that interrogate the globalized and neoliberal society. Ethnic, “racial”, religious, gendered, and sexual identities...

The Lady on the Drawingroom Floor: with Selected Poetry and Prose by Mary E. Coleridge

Coleridge, Mary Elizabeth. , Braun, Heather.
Order

(2018)  | 9781683931461 | Fairleigh Dickinson University | hbk. | book | 242pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
AUD 140.95 (inc. GST), AUD 128.14 (ex. GST),
The Lady on the Drawingroom Floor with Selected Poetry and Prose, by MaryElizabeth Coleridge, seeks to reclaim Coleridge’s reputation as a novelist,poet, critic, and educator by featuring familiar works alongside unpublished orout-of-print works. This collection includes a substantial introduction...

Family and Relationships in Ian McEwan's Fiction: Between Fantasy and Desire

Dobrogoszcz, Tomasz.
Order

(2018)  | 9781498539876 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 264pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
AUD 164.95 (inc. GST), AUD 149.95 (ex. GST),
The book provides a lucid analysis of all Ian McEwan fiction published to date,from his 1975 debut short stories up to the 2016 novel Nutshell, spanning fortyyears of his literary career. Apart from a general discussion of McEwan’sworks, the study offers a uniform focal point: it concentrates on one...

If there is hope : george orwell and the left.

Newsinger, John.
Order

(2018)  | 9780745399287 | Pluto Press UK | pbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
AUD 36.95 (inc. GST), AUD 33.59 (ex. GST),
John Newsinger offers a compelling account, sympathetic yet critical, of Orwell's political thinking and its continued significance in contemporary life. Innovatively, Newsinger explores various neglected and challenging areas of Orwell's politics. He details Orwell's attempts to change working-class...

If there is hope : george orwell and the left.

Newsinger, John.
Order

(2018)  | 9780745399294 | Pluto Press UK | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
AUD 158.95 (inc. GST), AUD 144.50 (ex. GST),
John Newsinger offers a compelling account, sympathetic yet critical, of Orwell's political thinking and its continued significance in contemporary life. Innovatively, Newsinger explores various neglected and challenging areas of Orwell's politics. He details Orwell's attempts to change working-class...

Writers and Their Mothers

Salwak, Dale.
Order

(2018)  | 9783319683478 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiv, 242pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
AUD 59.95 (inc. GST), AUD 54.50 (ex. GST),
?1. Shakespeare’s Mother(s) - Hugh M. Richmond.2. John Ruskin and Margaret - Anthony Daniels, M.D.3. Ambitious Daughter: Louisa May Alcott and Her Mother - Gardner McFall.-4. Walt Whitman and His Mother - Kenneth Silverman.5. The Maternal Embrace: Samuel Beckett and His Mother May - Margaret Drabble.6....

Poetry and Vision in Early Modern England

Partner, Jane.
Order

(2018)  | 9783319710167 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 362pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
AUD 199.95 (inc. GST), AUD 181.77 (ex. GST),
This book reveals the ways in which seventeenth-century poets used models of vision taken from philosophy, theology, scientific optics, political polemic and the visual arts to scrutinize the nature of individual perceptions and to examine poetry’s own relation to truth. Drawing on archival research,...

Images of the prophet mohammad in english literature.

Kidwai, Abdur Raheem.
Order

(2018)  | 9781433147494 | Peter Lang Publishing | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
AUD Call for price

Greek Dystopia in British Women Travellers’ Discourse

Kassis, Dimitrios.
Order

(2018)  | 9781527505889 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 125pp | Availability last checked: 5/4/2018
AUD 84.95 (inc. GST), AUD 77.23 (ex. GST),
Greece has always occupied a prevalent position in European philosophy. During the Enlightenment, the Greco-Roman culture gained a new impetus, which paved the way for the surge of the Grand Tour and established Italy as a popular travel destination amongst European travellers who yearned to be in close...

Introducing A.E. Housman (1859-1936): Preliminary Studies

Antoine Sutton, D.
Order

(2018)  | 9781527505919 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 180pp | Availability last checked: 5/4/2018
AUD 84.95 (inc. GST), AUD 77.23 (ex. GST),
This volume is pivotal reading for laypersons looking for an accurate understanding of the private life and public career of A.E. Housman. Furthermore, it is also essential for any reader seeking to recover a truer image of the Victorian man who, during his lifetime, issued two collections of Romantic...

Performing Multilingualism on the Caroline Stage in the Plays of Richard Brome

Paravano, Cristina.
Order

(2018)  | 9781527505933 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 135pp | Availability last checked: 5/4/2018
AUD 84.95 (inc. GST), AUD 77.23 (ex. GST),
The book investigates the issue of multilingualism in the Caroline age through the lens of Richard Brome’s theatre. It analyses Brome’s multilingual representation of early modern London between 1625 and 1642, a multilingual and cosmopolitan city, a pole of attraction, a crossroads of religious, linguistic,...

Swinburne’s The Statue of John Brute

Ciambella, Fabio.
Order

(2018)  | 9781527506022 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 98pp | Availability last checked: 5/4/2018
AUD 84.95 (inc. GST), AUD 77.23 (ex. GST),
Wrongly believed to be a parodic divertissement by the nineteenth-century English poet Algernon Charles Swinburne, The Statue of John Brute reveals itself as a highly interesting intertextual universe where echoes from Shakespeare, the Restauration drama, Beckford, Gothic fiction, and many other sources...

Affect and the Performative Dimension of Fear in the Indian English Novel: Tumults of the Imagination

De Riso, Giuseppe.
Order

(2018)  | 9781527506053 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 125pp | Availability last checked: 5/4/2018
AUD 84.95 (inc. GST), AUD 77.23 (ex. GST),
This volume provides a critical reading of Khushwant Singh’s Train to Pakistan (1956), Neel Mukherjee’s The Lives of Others (2014) and Rohinton Mistry’s A Fine Balance (1995) to provide a literary account of three fundamental moments in India’s history: the Partition of 1947, the Naxalbari movement,...

Essays on Byron in Honour of Dr Peter Cochran: Breaking the Mould

Graham, Peter. Horová, Mirka. Kelsall, Malcolm.
Order

(2018)  | 9781527506077 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 253pp | Availability last checked: 5/4/2018
AUD 88.95 (inc. GST), AUD 80.86 (ex. GST),
Byron wrote that he was “born for opposition“. This collection of essays takes Byron at his word and explores ways in which he challenged received opinion in his lifetime. The essays also challenge commonplace attitudes in criticism of Byron today. In this, the volume honours the remarkable range of...

Persistence and Resistance in English Studies: New Research

Martin, Sara. Owen, David. Pladevall-Ballester, Elisabet.
Order

(2018)  | 9781527506084 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 190pp | Availability last checked: 5/4/2018
AUD 84.95 (inc. GST), AUD 77.23 (ex. GST),
Persistence and Resistance: New Research in English Studies gathers together a selection of articles by members of the Association of Young Researchers in Anglophone Studies (ASYRAS). The volume covers a wide range of topics dealing with English literature and culture, language and linguistics. Varied...

 

Contact Customer Service for more details.
PH: 03 8582 1681


CoInfo Book Services

Contact us

Copyright © 2017 Co Info Pty Ltd | ABN: 44 165 442 026
12B Koornang Road, Scoresby, 3179. Australia