One of the finest books on this period and topic. The research is thorough, the analysis careful and moderate, and the range of the book is broad. It will appeal to scholars in a variety of fields. The biographical sections on Oppenheim, a fascin
Described by the sixteenth-century English poet George Turbervile as "a people passing rude, to vices vile inclin’d", the Russians waited some three centuries before their subsequent cultural achievements — in music, art and particularly li
The[se] essays are examples of what academic writing should be; accessible and clear with explanation of the background. This means the book is an excellent introduction to the subject which can be read by anyone who is interested but without spe
This is the first full-length study of Shelley’s plays in performance. It offers a rich, meticulously researched history of Shelley’s ro
What can and can’t be copied is a matter of law, but also of aesthetics, culture, and economics. The act of copying, and the creation and transaction of rights relating to it, evokes fundamental notions of communication and censorship, of authorship
Hough and Davis have produced a very thorough and disquieting account, which challenges our understanding of Coleridge's liberal idealism and contributes a fine study in the field of British colonialism.
Brownshirt Princess is "an informed and highly readable depiction of a cultural landscape in which contrasting political and artistic currents often converged... this study is in many respects original and inspiring."
—Daria Santini, Modern Lang
A classic account of the Greek war of Independence.