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Description : From travellers whose course of wild adventure and whose manifold and uncommon gifts put a pressure upon the reader in following them, similar to that felt by them in exploring, it is very delightful to turn to so small and readable, but fresh and pleasant a volume, as Lady Duff Gordon's. The scenes she visits and describes are supposed to be well known, but assuredly she has the merit of investing them with all interest very new, arising, principally, from her watchfulness over all human ways, and her own interest in every aspect of human life. The letters are written in a singularly captivating and vigorous English style. They possess the rare virtue of enabling the reader to realize tbe position of the writer and the true aspect of the people.
Description : Wilhelm Meinhold's Gothic romance Maria Schweidler: Die Bernsteinhexe (1844) was a seminal German text in the literary landscape of Victorian England. The 1846 English translation by Lady Duff Gordon, entitled The Amber Witch, enjoyed widespread popular success, and Meinhold's suspenseful tale of a guileless young woman, unjustly accused of witchcraft, was hailed as the leading German novel of its day. Written in the style of a seventeenth-century chronicle, the story appealed to a readership which identified in Meinhold's work echoes of Daniel Defoe, Oliver Goldsmith and Walter Scott. This volume makes available for the first time in a critical edition a literary translation which transformed the German text into a cult classic in English, and suggests ways in which this work resonated with trends in Victorian culture. Duff Gordon's accomplished rendering of what was perceived as an untranslatable text made Meinhold's novel accessible to new generations of readers. Affording an insight into the devastation of the Thirty Years' War and the superstition and miscarriages of justice which marked the peak of the witch-hunting period in Early Modern Europe, this translation should generate continuing momentum and impact for Meinhold's original German novel.
Description : This volume offers the first fully-focused study on the language and discourse employed in historical accounts of discovery, exploration and settlement, stretching from the 16th to 19th centuries, and covering areas as far afield as the Americas, Africa, India, Australasia and the Arctic. In the examination of the discourse (and accompanying paratextual features when present), the contributors make use of qualitative and quantitative analysis in order to identify the manner in which the knowledge disseminators of the time adapted, created and exploited the language of the genre in which they were communicating to inform or persuade contemporary readers. The chapters focus, in particular, on six genres: namely, print news, manuscript correspondence, journals, dictionaries, travel books and geography schoolbooks. Knowledge dissemination is mediated through these six different genres, but, in each case, the genre in question conveys three common aspects of knowledge dissemination: the factual, the personal and the ideological. The focus is, as such, on how domain-specific knowledge is mediated in specialized and popularizing discourse in order to address different stakeholders.
Description : Examining the emerging figure of the woman doctor and her relationship to empire in Victorian culture, Hassan traces both amateur and professional 'doctoring' by British women travelers in colonial India and the Middle East. As doctoring natives helped women like Lucie Duff Gordon, Isabel Burton, Anna Leonowens and Mary Scharlieb gain access to their lives and cultural traditions, colonial subjects, including Krupabai Satthianadhan, produced texts that participated actively in health reform.
Description : The last of the great Victorian novelists, George Meredith was also a celebrated poet and a distinguished critic. This comprehensive eBook presents the complete works of George Meredith, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Meredith's life and works * Concise introductions to the novels and other texts * ALL 20 novels, with individual contents tables * Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original Victorian texts * Excellent formatting of the texts * Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry * Easily locate the poems you want to read * Includes rare essay collections appearing here for the first time in digital publishing * Special criticism section, with 12 essays evaluating Meredith’s contribution to literature * Features the celebrated biography on Meredith by Constantin Photiadès: GEORGE MEREDITH: HIS LIFE, GENIUS AND TEACHING, available in no other collection - discover Meredith's literary life * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles CONTENTS: The Novels THE SHAVING OF SHAGPAT FARINA THE ORDEAL OF RICHARD FEVEREL EVAN HARRINGTON EMILIA IN ENGLAND RHODA FLEMING VITTORIA THE ADVENTURES OF HARRY RICHMOND BEAUCHAMP’S CAREER THE HOUSE ON THE BEACH THE CASE OF GENERAL OPLE AND LADY CAMPER THE TALE OF CHLOE THE EGOIST THE TRAGIC COMEDIANS DIANA OF THE CROSSWAYS ONE OF OUR CONQUERORS LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA THE AMAZING MARRIAGE CELT AND SAXON THE GENTLEMAN OF FIFTY AND THE DAMSEL OF NINETEEN The Play THE SENTIMENTALISTS The Poetry INTRODUCTION TO THE POETRY OF GEORGE MEREDITH LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The Essays ESSAY ON COMEDY MISCELLANEOUS ESSAYS UP TO MIDNIGHT The Criticism THE QUALITY OF GEORGE MEREDITH by Oscar Wilde MEREDITH by Arnold Bennett THE NOVELS OF GEORGE MEREDITH by Virginia Woolf ON REREADING MEREDITH by Virginia Woolf GEORGE MEREDITH by Robert Lynd TWO LETTERS by Robert Louis Stevenson GEORGE MEREDITH AS A POET by Arthur Symons ABOUT MEREDITH by G. K. Chesterton GEORGE MEREDITH by James Joyce HARDY AND MEREDITH by Richard Burton GEORGE MEREDITH by W. E. Henley LIVING MASTERS: MEREDITH AND HALL CAINE by David Christie Murray The Biography GEORGE MEREDITH: HIS LIFE, GENIUS AND TEACHING by Constantin Photiadès Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles