The British and Irish Short Story Handbook guides readers through the development of the short story and the unique critical issues involved in discussions of short fiction. It includes a wide-ranging analysis of non-canonical and non-realist writers as well as the major authors and their…
A fantastic classic novel set during the events of the Great Plague and Great Fire of London in 1665-1666.
The famous collection of stories of the Squamish people of North Vancouver written by Canadian writer and performer E. Pauline Johnson.
History records that on June 9, 1870, Charles Dickens died of a cerebral haemorrhage. History, however, is wrong. June 9, 1870, is the day on which Emile de la Rue murdered Charles Dickens. During a stay in Genoa in 1844-45, Charles Dickens, an accomplished…
Covering a wide range of authors, among them Carlyle, Tennyson, Browning, Clare, Mary Shelley and Disraeli, Cronin brings light and order to one of the murkiest quarters in recent British literary history. Brimming with intelligent and original perceptions…