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Only Connect

Pub Date : 2015 | Author : William C. Lubenow | Publisher : Boydell & Brewer

ISBN 10 : 9781783270460
ISBN 13 : 1783270462

In nineteenth-century Britain, learned societies and clubs became contested sites in which a new kind of identity was created: the charisma and persona of the scholar, of the intel..



Reframing Decadence

Pub Date : 2015-09-30 | Author : Peter Jeffreys | Publisher : Cornell University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781501701245
ISBN 13 : 150170124X

During his sojourn in England during the 1870s, a young Cavafy found himself enthralled by the aesthetic movement of cosmopolitan London. It was during these years that he encounte..


Victorian Britain Routledge Revivals

Pub Date : 2012-08-06 | Author : Sally Mitchell | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781136716171
ISBN 13 : 1136716173

First published in 1988, this encyclopedia serves as an overview and point of entry to the complex interdisciplinary field of Victorian studies. The signed articles, which cover pe..


How To Talk About Books You Haven T Read

Pub Date : 2010-08-10 | Author : Pierre Bayard | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN 10 : 9781596917149
ISBN 13 : 1596917148

In this delightfully witty, provocative book, literature professor and psychoanalyst Pierre Bayard argues that not having read a book need not be an impediment to having an interes..