Description : A collection of eight critical essays on the major novellas of James including "The Aspern papers," "Daisy Miller," and "The Turn of the screw.
Description : The Critical Heritage gathers together a large body of critical sources on major figures in literature. Each volume presents contemporary responses to a writer's work, enabling students and researchers to read for themselves, for example, comments on early performances of Shakespeare's plays, or reactions to the first publication of Jane Austen's novels. The carefully selected sources range from landmark essays in the history of criticism to journalism and contemporary opinion, and little published documentary material such as letters and diaries. Significant pieces of criticism from later periods are also included, in order to demonstrate the fluctuations in an author's reputation. Each volume contains an introduction to the writer's published works, a selected bibliography, and an index of works, authors and subjects. The Collected Critical Heritage set will be available as a set of 68 volumes and the series will also be available in mini sets selected by period (in slipcase boxes) and as individual volumes.
Description : Examines the realistic styles of the novels of a variety of British authors, including Thomas Hardy, Anthony Trollope, and Jane Austen
Description : This collection offers students and scholars of Eliot s work a timely critical reappraisal of her corpus, including her poetry and non–fiction, reflecting the latest developments in literary criticism. It features innovative analysis exploring the relation between Eliot s Victorian intellectual sensibilities and those of our own era. A comprehensive collection of essays written by leading Eliot scholars Offers a contemporary reappraisals of Eliot s work reflecting a broad range of current academic interests, including religion, science, ethics, politics, and aesthetics Reflects the very latest developments in literary scholarship Traces the revealing links between Eliot s Victorian intellectual concerns and those of today