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The Emergence of Irish Gothic Fiction

The Emergence of Irish Gothic Fiction

Jarlath Killeen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748690800
eISBN:
9780748697120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748690800.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Ireland is a strange, but also a frightening, place – or so you are led to believe by popular culture which trades in a now traditional view of Ireland as a site of queer goings on. Recent horror ... More

The Life of Sir Walter Scott by John MacroneEdited with an Introduction by Daniel Grader

The Life of Sir Walter Scott by John Macrone: Edited with an Introduction by Daniel Grader

Daniel Grader (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748669912
eISBN:
9781474422208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669912.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

John Macrone (1809-1837), Dickens's first publisher, was also Scott's first biographer. His unfinished life of Scott, filled with unique anecdotes and sidelights on the reception of the Waverley ... More

Modernism and the Frankfurt School

Modernism and the Frankfurt School

Tyrus Miller

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748640188
eISBN:
9781474400862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640188.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The Frankfurt School theoretical tendency and the individual thinkers connected with it have exercised an enormous influence across a broad spectrum of contemporary cultural scholarship. Modernist ... More

Performing Economic ThoughtEnglish Drama and Mercantile Writing 1600-1642

Performing Economic Thought: English Drama and Mercantile Writing 1600-1642

Bradley Ryner

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748684656
eISBN:
9780748697113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748684656.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book argues for a generative relationship between economic thought and dramatic form in early modern English drama by examining representations of economic exchange in plays and mercantile ... More

Spirit Becomes MatterThe Brontes, George Eliot, Nietzsche

Spirit Becomes Matter: The Brontes, George Eliot, Nietzsche

Henry Staten

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748694587
eISBN:
9781474400916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694587.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book explains how, under the influence of the new “mental materialism” that held sway in mid-Victorian scientific and medical thought, the Brontës and George Eliot in their greatest novels ... More

Thomas Hardy's Legal Fictions

Thomas Hardy's Legal Fictions

Trish Ferguson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748673247
eISBN:
9780748695256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748673247.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book examines how Thomas Hardy’s role as an acting magistrate and his lifelong interest in the law impacted on his prose fiction. Hardy’s novels and short stories are examined in the context of ... More

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