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Shakespeare and SpenserAttractive Opposites

Shakespeare and Spenser: Attractive Opposites

J. B Lethbridge

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079627
eISBN:
9781781701058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079627.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book brings together ten chapters on the relations between Spenser and Shakespeare. There has been much noteworthy work on the linguistic borrowings of Shakespeare from Spenser, but the subject ... More

She-wolfA cultural history of female werewolves

She-wolf: A cultural history of female werewolves

Hannah Priest

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719089343
eISBN:
9781781708743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089343.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This edited collection explores the figure of the female werewolf in art, folklore, history, film, literature and gaming culture. Female werewolves are less prevalent in mythology and popular culture ... More

Sinister HistoriesGothic Novels and Representations of the Past, From Horace Walpole to Mary Wollstonecraft

Sinister Histories: Gothic Novels and Representations of the Past, From Horace Walpole to Mary Wollstonecraft

Jonathan Dent

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719095979
eISBN:
9781526115195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095979.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

‘This is a dark story…’ Clara Reeve, The Old English Baron (1778) Sinister Histories is the first book to offer a detailed exploration of the Gothic’s response to Enlightenment historiography. It ... More

Spenserian Allegory and Elizabethan Biblical ExegesisA Context for the Faerie Queene

Spenserian Allegory and Elizabethan Biblical Exegesis: A Context for the Faerie Queene

Margaret Christian

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719083846
eISBN:
9781526121042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083846.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Edmund Spenser and the first readers of The Faerie Queene routinely heard their national concerns—epidemics, political plotting, recent Tudor history—discussed in biblical terms. This book samples ... More

Spenserian SatireA Tradition of Indirection

Spenserian Satire: A Tradition of Indirection

Rachel E. Hile

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719088087
eISBN:
9781526121073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088087.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book examines the satirical poetry of Edmund Spenser and argues for his importance as a model and influence for younger poets writing satires in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth ... More

Spilling the BeansEating, Cooking, Reading and Writing in British Women's Fiction, 1770-1830

Spilling the Beans: Eating, Cooking, Reading and Writing in British Women's Fiction, 1770-1830

Sarah Moss

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076510
eISBN:
9781781702710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076510.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The study of food in literature complicates established critical positions. Both a libidinal pleasure and the ultimate commodity, food in fiction can represent sex as well as money, and brings the ... More

Staging the RevolutionDrama, reinvention and history, 1647-72

Staging the Revolution: Drama, reinvention and history, 1647-72

Rachel Willie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719087639
eISBN:
9781526104052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087639.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Staging the Revolution offers a reassessment of drama that was produced during the commonwealth and the first decade of the Restoration. It complements the focus of recent studies, which have ... More

Stories of WomenGender and Narrative in the Postcolonial Nation

Stories of Women: Gender and Narrative in the Postcolonial Nation

Elleke Boehmer

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068782
eISBN:
9781781701898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068782.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Why is the nation in a post-colonial world so often seen as a motherland? This study explores the relationship between gender icons and foundational fictions of the nation in different post-colonial ... More

Swedish crime fictionNovel, film, television

Swedish crime fiction: Novel, film, television

Steven Peacock

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719086953
eISBN:
9781781706336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086953.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Swedish crime fiction became an international phenomenon in the first decade of the twenty-first century, starting with novels but then percolating through Swedish-language television serials and ... More

'The World' and other unpublished works of Radclyffe Hall

'The World' and other unpublished works of Radclyffe Hall

Jana Funke

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719088285
eISBN:
9781526115232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088285.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book presents a wide range of previously unpublished works by Radclyffe Hall. These new materials significantly broaden and complicate critical views of Hall’s writings. They demonstrate the ... More

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