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Books on literature, including literary studies, children's literature, literary history and studies of the lives and work of famous writers.

A Complete Identity

A Complete Identity:

The Youthful Hero in the Work of G.A. Henty and George MacDonald

By R.E. Johnson

An examination of the hero figure in two Victorian authors of children's literature and the complexity of their engagement with the ideologies of the time.

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ISBN: 9780718893590
£23.00

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ISBN: 9780718842710
£19.50 (RRP)
Creation and Beauty in Tolkien's Catholic Vision

Creation and Beauty in Tolkien's Catholic Vision:

A Study in the Influence of Neoplatonism in J.R.R. Tolkien's Philosophy of Life as 'Being and Gift'

By Michael John Halsall

An exploration of how Tolkien's mythology reflects his intellectual background in the philosophical traditions of Roman Catholicism.

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ISBN: 9780718895525
£25.00
Dostoevsky

Dostoevsky:

A Theological Engagement

By P.H. Brazier

An insightful study of the theological and eschatological themes at the core of the work of the great Russian writer Fyodor Dostoevsky.

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ISBN: 9780718895365
£17.50

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ISBN: 9780718847630
£14.00 (RRP)
The English Ideology

The English Ideology:

Studies on the Language of Victorian Politics

By George Watson

An examination of how the political literature of the 19th century sheds light on English parliamentary thought.

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ISBN: 9780718891565
£21.75
Extramural

Extramural:

Literature and Lifelong Learning

By Adrian Barlow

An impassioned defence of the enduring importance of lifelong learning, and the value of literary education for those expanding their horizons in adult life.

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ISBN: 9780718892791
£20.50

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ISBN: 9780718840402
£12.75 (RRP)

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ISBN: 9780718840396
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ISBN: 9780718840389
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Facing the Fiend

Facing the Fiend:

Satan as a Literary Character

By Eva Marta Baillie

An examination of the literary manifestations of the character of Satan, suggesting that he is best understood through a narrative role in myth and story.

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ISBN: 9780718893545
£17.00

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ISBN: 9780718842666
£13.50 (RRP)
For Services Rendered

For Services Rendered:

An Anthology in Thanksgiving for the Book of Common Prayer

By Norman Taylor

A unique anthology of writings from English literature about the Book of Common Prayer, interspersed with essays on the history and culture of the Prayer Book.

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ISBN: 9780718828776
£29.50
From Morality to Mayhem

From Morality to Mayhem:

The Fall and Rise of the English School Story

By Julian Lovelock

An engaging literary examination of the school story, exploring the development and social significance of the genre from Tom Brown to Harry Potter.

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ISBN: 9780718895402
£20.00

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ISBN: 9780718847739
£12.40 (RRP)

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ISBN: 9780718847746
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ISBN: 9780718847722
£16.50 (RRP)
From the Dairyman's Daughter to Worrals of the WAAF

From the Dairyman's Daughter to Worrals of the WAAF:

The RTS, Lutterworth Press and Children's Literature

By Dennis Butts and Pat Garrett (editors)

Essays analysing the development of 18th-20th century children's literature, and the role played by the Religious Tract Society and the Lutterworth Press.

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ISBN: 9780718830557
£33.25
George MacDonald's Children's Fantasies and the Divine Imagination

George MacDonald's Children's Fantasies and the Divine Imagination

By Colin Manlove

An examination of the role of imagination and its relationship to the divine in the stories of the Victorian author George MacDonald.

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ISBN: 9780718895549
£16.00
Hanging a Rebel

Hanging a Rebel:

The Life of C.R.W. Nevinson

By Michael J.K. Walsh

The definitive study of the artist and writer C.R.W. Nevinson, making a major contribution to the understanding of intellectual culture in 20th-century Britain.

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ISBN: 9780718830908
£27.00