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The Cradle of Erewhon: Samuel Butler in New Zealand

By Jones, Joseph

Austin: University of Texas Press. Hardback. 224pp. The story of the Victorian novelist's five year stay in New Zealand and how this period of his life resulted in the satire Erewhon. Yellow cloth with green titles to spine. Black and white frontis. Yellow cloth with green titles to spine. Some minor marks to cloth. Slghtly bumped to spine ends. Good+, sound copy . Hardcover. 1959.

$11.50

William Makepeace Thackeray: Memoirs of a Victorian Gentleman
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William Makepeace Thackeray: Memoirs of a Victorian Gentleman

By Forster, Margaret

London: Martin Secker & Warburg,. Hardback. 391pp. Pseudo-memoirs of the Victorian novelist as Margaret Forster uses the author's own words to tell his life story. Black and white illustrations throughout. Quarter bound with faux red leather to spine and brown papers to boards. Gilt titles and gilt decorations. Dust wrapper is sunned to spine and has some surface scuffing. Bumped to spine ends. Very good copy in Good dw. . Hardcover. 1978.

$12.14

Pelican Guide to European Literature: The Age of Realism
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Pelican Guide to European Literature: The Age of Realism

By Hemmings, F. W. J.

London: Pelican,. Paperback. 415pp. Pages tanned. lightly rubbed. Sunned. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. 1974.

$3.83

Ideas and the Novel

By McCarthy, Mary

London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson,. Hardback. 121pp. Novelist Mary McCarthy looks are transition between the nineteenth century novel of ideas via Henry James and novel as art, to the twentieth century. Includes discussion of the work of Victor Hugo, Honoré de Balzac, Stendhal, Leo Tolstoy, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, George Eliot, Charles Dickens, Henry James, Saul Bellow, Philip Roth, Thomas Mann, etc. Quarter bound in purple cloth with beige papers to boards. Cloth is faded to head of spine. Dust wrapper is sunned to spine and inner flaps are creased. Very good copy in Good dw. . Hardcover. 1980.

$10.22

The Moral and the Story

By Gregor, Ian and Brian Nicholas

London: Faber & Faber,. Hardback. 275pp. Includes chapters on Adam Bede, Madame Bovary, Esther Waters, Tess of the D'Urbervilles, Lady Chatterley's Lover, etc. Faded red cloth with green label and gilt titles to spine. A little rubbed. Good+, sound copy. . Hardcover. 1962.

$10.22

Edmund Gosse: A Literary Landscape
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Edmund Gosse: A Literary Landscape

By Thwaite, Ann

Oxford: Oxford University Press,. 570pp. 12 black and white photographs. Biography of the Victorian man of letters, friend of Tennyson and Hans Christian Anderson, Robert Browning and R. L. Stephenson, Thomas Hardy and Henry James. Somewhat rubbed and bumped, and creased to spine. Clean and sound. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. 1985.

$5.11

Erewhon : or Over the Range
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Erewhon : or Over the Range

By Butler, Samuel

London: Wordsworth,. Paperback. 188pp. Novel depicting a satirical utopia. Hint of tanning to pages. Very good copy. . Paperback. Reprint. 1996.

$1.60

Erewhon : or Over the Range

By Butler, Samuel

London: Jonathan Cape,. Hardback. 316pp. Novel depicting a satirical utopia. Blue cloth with gilt titles to spine. A litle rubbed to spine ends else neat. Very good copy. . Hardcover. Reprint. 1928.

$2.56

Romantic Writings (Approaching Literature)

By Bygrave, Stephen

London: Routledge / The Open University,. Paperback. 352pp. Includes practical essays on reading Wordworth's The Prelude, Byron, women poets 1780-1830 etc as well as classic essays on Romanticism from Lord Byron, Sigmund Freud, etc. Minor edge wear. Very good copy. . Paperback. Reprint. 1996.

$5.75

Collected Essays of John Goode
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Collected Essays of John Goode

By Goode, John (Edited by Charles Swann with introduction by Terry Eagleton)

Keele: Keele University Press,. Hardback. 491pp. A substantial collection of essays by the critic of nineteenth century literature. Essays covering a very wide range of Victorian subjects including 'Adam Bede', Henry James, Thomas Hardy, George Gissing, Margaret Harkness, Mark Rutherford, D. H. Lawrence and a variety of essays on William Morris. Theoretical issues considered include socialism, postmodernism and feminism. Includes bibliography of Goode's work. Bumped to tail of spine. Some creasing and rolling to edges of dw; a couple of bumps to corners. Very good copy in very good dw. . Hardcover. 1995.

$10.22

The Realist Novel (Approaching Literature)
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The Realist Novel (Approaching Literature)

By Walder, Dennis

London: Routledge,. Paperback. 282pp. Deals with Great Expectations, Pride and Predujice, fathers and Sons, and Frankenstein. Part two, also focuses on the same novels but contains a selection theoretical extracts by Arnold Kettle, Ian Watt, Marilyn Butler, Edward Said, Raymond Williams, Roland Barthes and Mikhail Bakhtin.  Rubbed to edges. Creased across one corner. Binding is sound. Fair copy. . Paperback. 1996.

$5.11

The Slave Son
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The Slave Son

By Wilkins, Mrs. William Noy

Stroud: Nonsuch,. Paperback. 320pp. Nonsuch Classics reprint of this nineteenth century novel whose heroine is a mixed race freed slave in Trinidad. Set in 1832 the year before the abolition. New, unread copy. New . Paperback. 2005.

$3.83

Electric Shepherd: A Likeness of James Hogg
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Electric Shepherd: A Likeness of James Hogg

By Miller, Karl

London: Faber and Faber,. Paperback. 405pp. Biography of Scottish writer James Hogg who was best know for his novel The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner. New, unread copy. New . Paperback. 2005.

$6.39

The Nineteenth Century Novel: Critical Essays and Documents
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The Nineteenth Century Novel: Critical Essays and Documents

By Kettle, Arnold

London: Heinemann,. Paperback. 351pp. 18 essays by writers, critics and theorists on a range of nineteenth century novels by British, French, Russian and other writers. Rubbed to all edges. Binding is sound. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. 1981.

$3.83

The Realist Novel in England: A Study in Development

By Williams, Ioan

London: Macmillan,. Hardback. 221pp. Deals with the development of the realist novel in England and covers writers such as Dickens, Thackeray, Scott, Eliot, Austen and Meredith. Red cloth with gilt titles to spine. Slightly bumped to tail of spine. Dust wrapper has some edge wear including some small tears, and is sunned to spine. Very good copy in Fair dw. . Hardcover. 1974.

$10.22

The Notebooks of Samuel Butler
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The Notebooks of Samuel Butler

By Butler, Samuel and edited by Henry Festing Jones

London: Hogarth Press,. Paperback. 438pp. New introduction by P. N. Furbank. Samuel Butler, Victorian novelist, kept notebooks throughout his adult life recording his observations and on life, art, literature, travel and many other topics; these notebooks he repeatedly revised and rewrote. Also includes biographical chronology. A good copy slightly rubbed and bumped. Some creasing to spine but clean and sound. Good+, sound copy. . Paperback. 1985.

$6.39

A Double Life: Newly Discovered Thrillers
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A Double Life: Newly Discovered Thrillers

By Alcott, Louisa May

London: Macmillan. Hardback. 246pp. Five thrillers written for periodical publication by the writer better known for her children's stories. Preface by Fay Weldon, ed. by Madeleine B Sterne. A discrete ex library copy with no external numbering to dw or spine. Withdrawal stamps inside. Missing ffep. Dw is slightly sunned but is clean. Some edge wear. Good, sound, ex-library copy . Hardcover. Ex-Library. 1989.

$6.39

Race, Citizenship and Law in American Literature
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Race, Citizenship and Law in American Literature

By Crane, Gregg D.

Cambridge: CUP,. Paperback. 299pp. A highly contextualized account of justice and identity in American literature as well as a consideration of the role of literary figures in the anti-slavery movement. Of particular consideration are the works and roles of Harriet Beecher Stowe, Frederick Douglass, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Charles Chesnutt and Moorfield Storey. Of interest to social historians, literary historians and critics, and those interested in black emanicipation, law, identity and the development of the American constitution. Indexed. Very clean and neat. Near fine, bright copy. . Paperback. 2002.

$11.50

Edmund Gosse: A Literary Landscape
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Edmund Gosse: A Literary Landscape

By Thwaite, Ann

Oxford: Oxford University Press,. Paperback. 570pp. 12 black and white photographs. Biography of the Victorian man of letters, friend of Tennyson and Hans Christian Anderson, Robert Browning and R.L. Stephenson, Thomas Hardy and Henry James. Very slightly rubbed and bumped; clean and sound. Good+, sound copy. . Paperback. 1985.

$7.03

Collected Essays of John Goode
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Collected Essays of John Goode

By Goode, John (Edited by Charles Swann with introduction by Terry Eagleton)

Keele: Keele University Press,. Hardback. 491pp. A substantial collection of essays by the critic of nineteenth century literature. Essays cover a very wide range of Victorian subjects including 'Adam Bede', Henry James, Thomas Hardy, George Gissing, Margaret Harkness, Mark Rutherford, D. H. Lawrence and a variety of essays on William Morris. Theoretical issues considered include socialism, postmodernism and feminism. Includes bibliography of Goode's work. Bumped to tail of spine. Some creasing and rolling to very bottom edge of dw. Near fine copy in near fine dust wrapper. . Hardcover. 1995.

$11.50