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William Morris and the Idea of CommunityRomance, History and Propaganda, 1880-1914

William Morris and the Idea of Community: Romance, History and Propaganda, 1880-1914

Anna Vaninskaya

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641499
eISBN:
9780748651672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641499.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The great polymath William Morris and his contemporaries and followers — from H. Rider Haggard to H. G. Wells — are the focus of this study, which draws upon a wide array of primary sources, from ... More

Without MasteryReading and Other Forces

Without Mastery: Reading and Other Forces

Sarah Wood

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748669974
eISBN:
9781474400985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669974.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Masterful thinking – characterised by belief in what Freud called ‘omnipotence of thoughts’ – has left the Earth in environmental crisis and the university in ruins. This book turns to literature, ... More

Women and the Railway, 1850-1915

Women and the Railway, 1850-1915

Anna Despotopoulou

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748676941
eISBN:
9781474412407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676941.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Examining the representation of women in the spaces of the railway in literature and culture of the nineteenth and early twentieth century, this book explores the extraordinary and unprecedented ... More

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