Search "spy"

Rzepka, Charles J. - A Companion to Crime Fiction, ebook

A Companion to Crime Fiction

Rzepka, Charles J.


A Companion to Crime Fiction presents the definitive guide to this popular genre from its origins in the eighteenth century to the present day
A collection of forty-seven newly commissioned essays from a team of leading scholars across the globe…

Adams, Robyn - Diplomacy and Early Modern Culture, ebook

Diplomacy and Early Modern Culture

Adams, Robyn


Scholars, Servants, Spies: William Weldon and William Swerder in England and Abroad
Jason Powell
4. Some Elizabethan Spies in the Office of Sir Francis Walsingham
Stephen Alford
5. A Most Secret Service: William

Gardner, John - Poetry and Popular Protest, ebook

Poetry and Popular Protest

Gardner, John


Table of contents
1. Introduction: ‘The Radical Ladder’
John Gardner
Part I. Peterloo
2. Peterloo
John Gardner
3. Myth-making: Samuel Bamford and Peterloo
John Gardner
4. William Hone’s Peterloo
John Gardner
5. Shelley: Doggerel and Dialectics
John Gardner
Part II. The Cato

Steere, Elizabeth - The Female Servant and Sensation Fiction, ebook

The Female Servant and Sensation Fiction

Steere, Elizabeth


‘Privileged spies’: The Criminal Servant in Lady Audley’s Secret
Elizabeth Steere
6. ‘She had her rôle to play’: East Lynne and the Servant Actress
Elizabeth Steere
7. ‘We will still be husband and wife’: The Servant as Spouse in Gaskell’s

Bolla, Peter - Land, Nation and Culture, 1740–1840, ebook

Land, Nation and Culture, 1740–1840

Bolla, Peter


Suspicious Minds: Spies and Surveillance in Charlotte Smith’s Novels of the 1790s
Harriet Guest
10. Wordsworth and Empire — Just Joking
David Simpson
11. Burns, Wordsworth and the Politics of Vernacular Poetry
Nigel Leask
12. Organic Form

Bar-Yosef, Eitan - ‘The Jew’ in Late-Victorian and Edwardian Culture, ebook

‘The Jew’ in Late-Victorian and Edwardian Culture

Bar-Yosef, Eitan


Table of contents
1. Introduction
Eitan Bar-Yosef, Nadia Valman
2. Jews and Jewels: A Symbolic Economy on the South African Diamond Fields
Adrienne Munich
3. Little Jew Boys Made Good: Immigration, the South African War, and Anglo-Jewish Fiction
Nadia Valman
4. Acting like an Alien: ‘Civil’ Antisemitism,

Goody, Alex - Technology, Literature and Culture, ebook

Technology, Literature and Culture

Goody, Alex


The book considers such key topics as the legacy of late-nineteenth century technology, the literary engagement with cinema and radio, the place of typewriters and computers in formal and thematic literary innovations, the representations of technology in spy fiction

Gelder, Ken - New Directions in Popular Fiction, ebook

New Directions in Popular Fiction

Gelder, Ken


Table of contents
1. The Fields of Popular Fiction
Ken Gelder
2. Love in the Time of Finance: Eliza Haywood and the Rise of the Scenic Novel
Joe Hughes
3. Colonial Australian Detectives, Character Type and the Colonial Economy
Ken Gelder, Rachael Weaver
4. ‘The Floodgates of Inkland were Opened’:

Gavin, Adrienne E.  - Mystery in children’s literature, ebook

Mystery in children’s literature

Gavin, Adrienne E.


Krips The Secret Development of a Girl Writer: Louise Fitzhugh's Harriet the Spy; R.A.Morris Apparition and Apprehension: Emergent Womanhood and Supernatural Mystery in Novels for Children by Women Writers; A.E.Gavin Possessed by the Beast: Subjectivity and Agency