Nineteenth Century Literature 2014

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  Nineteenth-Century Literature New Titles and Key Backlist ASHGATE 2014  Do you have a book proposal?Online Catalogue Keep in touch Paperbacks marked with this symbol can be requested as inspection copies. To request an inspection copy, email  To request an inspection copy in North or South America, email Suzanne Sprague with your request: Find out about new books To request a review copy, email Jackie Bressanelli  stating which publication the review will be for.For journals published in North and South America, email Eleazer Durfee, page 13 page 8 page 5 page 7 page 3 Over the past 40 years, Ashgate has grown to become one of the world’s leading publishing houses. We understand the value of academic research and scholarship, and we are proud of our responsiveness, flexibility, independence and global reach. Our business is driven by a programme of cutting-edge research publications and specialist reference books. 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All of our books and marketing materials are produced using sound environmental practices and printed on sustainably sourced paper. 800-535-9544+44 (0)1235 Place an order UK / Rest of WorldNorth and South America Contents Series The Nineteenth Century Series 3Ashgate Series in Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Studies 7Ashgate Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present 12The History of the Book in the East 14Nineteenth-Century Literature 2Index 15Contacts and Customer Service Inside Back Cover Ordering Information Inside Back Cover ebooks More than 4,000 Ashgate titles are now available as ebooks in both ePDF and ePUB formats, with many new titles added each month. Whether you are a library or an individual we hope that the diverse array of partners we work with will enable you to enjoy our books in the format of your choice and in the way you want to access them. 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Painting, Oil on canvas, 1530 x 2000 mm © Tate, London 2014  2 ASHGATE Nineteenth-Century Literature 2014 Nineteenth-Century Literature Adaptation, Intermediality and the British Celebrity Biopic Edited by Márta Minier, University of Glamorgan, UK and Maddalena Pennacchia, Roma Tre University, Italy Beginning with the premise that the biopic is a form of adaptation and an example of intermediality, this collection examines the multiplicity of ‘source texts’ and the concurrent issues of fidelity and authenticity that accompany this genre. Offering case studies of film biographies of literary and cultural icons, the essays explore issues of production and consumption, generic fluidity and hybridity, and the biopic’s myth-making and myth-breaking potential.October 2014 224 pagesHardback 978-1-4094-6126-5 £60.00 $109.95ebook PDF 978-1-4094-6127-2ebook ePUB Affect and Abolition in the Anglo-Atlantic, 1770–1830 Edited by Stephen Ahern, Acadia University, Canada This collection investigates the rhetorical features and political complexities of the culture of sentimentality as it grappled with the material realities of transatlantic slavery at the turn of the nineteenth century. The contributors examine poetry, plays, petitions, treatises and life-writing that engaged with contemporary debates about abolition.August 2013 236 pagesHardback 978-1-4094-5561-5 £60.00 $ American Environmental Fiction, 1782–1847 Matthew Wynn Sivils, Iowa State University, USA Situating the srcins of American environmental fiction in early Republic natural histories, Indian captivity narratives, juvenile literature, and the subsequent development of a uniquely American brand of environmental fiction that began with James Fenimore Cooper’s The Pioneers , Matthew Wynn Sivils argues that these works of early environmental thought contributed to a growing cultural conception of the environment’s importance in shaping the identity of the fledgling nation decades before the influences of Emerson’s Nature  and Thoreau’s Walden .Includes 8 b&w illustrationsSeptember 2014 176 pagesHardback 978-1-4094-3163-3 £60.00 $104.95ebook PDF 978-1-4094-3164-0ebook ePUB Anglophone Indian Women Writers, 1870–1920 Ellen Brinks, Colorado State University, USA Brinks examines the work of Toru Dutt, Krupabai Satthianadhan, Pandita Ramabai, Cornelia Sorabji and Sarojini Naidu. These women are deeply rooted and connected to both South Asian and Western cultures and found large audiences in their public roles as writers, reformers, activists and cultural translators. Informed by extensive archival work, Brinks’s close readings of their literary writings suggest new ways of understanding a range of issues central to feminist postcolonial studies.Includes 5 b&w illustrationsJanuary 2013 254 pagesHardback 978-1-4094-4925-6 £65.00 $119.95ebook PDF 978-1-4094-4926-3ebook ePUB Art, Theatre, and Opera in Paris, 1750–1850 Exchanges and Tensions Edited by Sarah Hibberd and Richard Wrigley, both at the University of Nottingham, UK  This book maps the interrelation between art, theatre, and opera in a time of dramatic historical change and political contestation in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Paris. Contributions to the volume trace the creative connections and clashes fostered by the sharing of new types of subject matter throughout the period. Scholars from art history, theatre studies and musicology take as their subjects a variety of protagonists from theatre, opera, literature and history in order to make visible the intimately interwoven and entangled world of Parisian arts.Includes 38 b&w illustrations and 7 music examplesApril 2014 288 pagesHardback 978-1-4094-3947-9 £65.00 $ The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters Edited by Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock, Central Michigan University, USA ‘It is a significant achievement to compile such a monster volume and to adequately reflect this fact while providing uniformly high expertise on the field of mythology, religion, literature and film around the world. […]The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters  is the best reference book covering our beloved genre to come out in the last five or six years and any serious-minded scholar should have it close at hand.’ Rue MorgueThis concise encyclopedia provides scholars and students with a comprehensive and authoritative A-Z of monsters throughout the ages. It is the first major reference book on monsters for the scholarly market. Over 200 entries written by experts in the field are accompanied by an overview introduction by the editor. Generic entries such as ‘ghost’ and ‘vampire’ are cross-listed with important specific manifestations of that monster. This book is an invaluable resource for all students and scholars and an essential addition to library reference shelves.Includes 40 b&w illustrationsJanuary 2014 640 pagesHardback 978-1-4094-2562-5 £100.00 $175.00ebook PDF 978-1-4094-2563-2ebook ePUB The Ashgate Research Companion to Nineteenth-Century Spiritualism and the Occult Edited by Tatiana Kontou, Oxford Brookes University, UK and Sarah Willburn Includes 16 b&w illustrations and 17 commissioned essaysJuly 2012 454 pagesHardback 978-0-7546-6912-8 £85.00 $144.95ebook PDF 978-0-7546-9626-1ebook ePUB Balzac, Grandville, and the Rise of Book Illustration Keri Yousif, Indiana State University, USA Includes 24 b&w illustrationsJune 2012 212 pagesHardback 978-1-4094-1808-5 £60.00 $109.95ebook PDF 978-1-4094-1809-2ebook ePUB The Boundaries of the Literary Archive Reclamation and Representation Edited by Carrie Smith at Cardiff University, UK and Lisa Stead at University of Exeter, UK  ‘ The Boundaries of the Literary Archive  is a wide-ranging, informative collection that explores the nature of the archive in this rapidly changing digital age. These dozen chapters, while commenting on particular aspects of the archive, bring a more expansive and comprehensive understanding of the literary archive and its role in research today.’  Thomas F. Staley, University of Texas at Austin, USAThis volume offers new and challenging interdisciplinary approaches to the use and study of literary archives. Interrogating literary and archival methodology and foregrounding new forms of textual scholarship, the collection includes essays from both academics and archivists to address the full complexity of the study of modern literary archives.Includes 18 b&w illustrationsSeptember 2013 228 pagesHardback 978-1-4094-4322-3 £60.00 $104.95ebook PDF 978-1-4094-4323-0ebook ePUB British Romanticism and the Reception of Italian Old Master Art, 1793–1840 Maureen Clare McCue, Bangor University, UK  STUDIES IN ART HISTORIOGRAPHY  Offering cultural, historical and literary readings of the responses to Italian Old Master art by early nineteenth-century writers, McCue illuminates the important role these artworks played in shaping the themes that are central to our understanding of Romanticism. She argues that they informed the writing of Romantic period authors, enabling them to forge often surprising connections between Italian art, the imagination and the period’s political, social and commercial realities.November 2014 192 pagesHardback 978-1-4094-6832-5 £60.00 $109.95ebook PDF 978-1-4094-6833-2ebook ePUB
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