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A Dangerous Liberty: Translating Gray’s Elegy
Daughters of Valor: Contemporary Jewish American Women Writers
David Mallet, Anglo-Scot: Poetry, Patronage, and Politics in the Age of Union
Death Row Letters: Correspondence with Donald Ray Wallace, Jr.
Decorative Games: Ornament, Rhetoric, and Noble Culture in the Work of Gilles-Marie Oppenord (1672-1742)
Deep Distresses: William Wordsworth, John Wordsworth, Sir George Beaumont, 1800-1808
Author: Dianne Dugaw
"Deep Play" examines the emergence of modern self- and social-consciousness in eighteenth-century Britain as an awareness of class and culture. It examines popular ballads and songs, country dances, catches, mumming plays, beliefs and sayings, fables, stories, and legends as these plebeian cultural materials are brought by Gay to comment on "polite" opera, drama, and literature. Illustrated.
ISBN: 978-1611491951 $90.00 Defiant Diplomat: George Platt Waller: American Consul in Nazi-Occupied Luxembourg, 1939-1941
Editors: Willard Allen Fletcher and Jean Tucker Fletcher
Drafted while events were fresh in his mind in 1942–1943, Alabama-born American diplomat George Platt Waller’s memoir chronicles his war-time experience in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. In vivid prose, he recalls the outbreak of World War II in September 1939, the "Phony War," the German invasion of May 10, 1940, and the Wehrmacht occupation.
ISBN: 978-1611493986 $80.00 (hardback)/$36.99 (paperback)/E-Book Available Defoe and the Whig Novel: A Reading of the Major Fiction
Author: Leon Guilhamet
This study places Defoe's major fiction squarely in the emerging Whig culture of the early eighteenth century. It offers an alternative to the view that Defoe is essentially a writer of criminal or adventure fiction and to the Marxist judgment that he extols individualism or derives his greatest inspiration from popular print culture.
ISBN: 978-1611491449 $75.00 A Delaware Album, 1900-1930
Author: George Miller
A Delaware Album, 1900-1930 contains over 300 postcard photographs from the entire state taken during the period from 1900 to 1930. Arranged by subjects—City and Town Views; Delaware Beaches; Amusements; Industry and Agriculture; Signs of the Times; Trains, Trolleys, and Automobiles; Water Transportation; Schools; Religion; Businesses; Hotels and Motels—each photo has a caption ranging from a sentence or two to several paragraphs.
Series: Cultural Studies of Delaware and the Eastern Shore
ISBN: 978-1611490442 $24.95 (hardback)/E-Book Available Design and Historic Preservation: The Challenge of Compatability
Editors: David L. Ames and Richard Wagner
This collection of papers addresses two questions central to design and historic preservation: what are the parameters of "compatability" in the design of additions to historic buildings and of new infill buildings in historic districts and landscapes.
ISBN: 978-1611492347 $70.00
Design and Thermal Performance: Below-Ground Dwellings in China
Dignity, Discourse, and Destiny: The Life of Courtney C. Smith
A Dilemma of English Modernism: Visual and Verbal Politics in the Life and Work of C. R. W. Nevinson (1889-1946)
Author: Robert Wilcher
This comprehensive study of the literary output of Sir John Suckling reconstructs the various contexts in which the poems, plays, letters, and prose tracts were produced and, by means of close textual analysis, reveals the nature of one writer's engagementboth creative and subversivewith the social, religious, political, and cultural dimensions of Caroline England. It challenges the common view of Suckling as primarily a court wit and courtier playwright and makes a case for reading much of his poetry and drama as a critique of the social values and aesthetic fashions associated with the patronage of Queen Henrietta Maria.
ISBN: 978-1611493320 $95.00 The Dismembered Community: Bataille, Blanchot, Leiris, and the Remains of Laure
Author: Milo Sweedler
This book examines the intersecting communitarian endeavors of Georges Bataille, Maurice Blanchot, Michel Leiris, and Colette Peignot, known posthumously as Laure. It explores these authors’ theoretical elaborations of community, their actual communities, and the relation between the two.
ISBN: 978-1611491128 $70.00 Divine Rhetoric: Essays on the Sermons of Laurence Sterne
Editor: W. G. Gerard
The essays in Divine Rhetoric examine the rhetorical and theological contexts of the sermons as well as their possible influences. The book is accompanied by an audio CD of one of Sterne’s sermons.
ISBN: 978-1611491210 $80.00
Doctors of Another Calling: Physicians Who Are Known Best in Fields Other Than Medicine
Editor: David K. C. Cooper
The medical profession is rich in those who have made names for themselves outside of medicine. The fields of literature, exploration, business, sport, entertainment and beyond abound with doctors who seek a calling beyond medicine. This book, largely written by members of the medical profession, examines the efforts of doctors in non-medical fields.
ISBN: 978-1611494662 $105.00 (hardback)/E-Book Available Dooble Tongue: Scots, Burns, Contradiction
Author: Jeffrey Skoblow
Dooble Tongue is an imaginative meditation on Robert Burns and Scottish poetry, as well as a book that engages and contests the customary assumptions and practices of literary criticism. Beginning with an examination of two contemporary Scottish poets, W. N. Herbert and Robert Crawford, and moving back in time to the Scottish Modernist master Hugh MacDiarmid, then further back to Burns himself, the study of the Scottish tradition is situated in a broad historical context. The focus throughout is on language(particularly Scots), more broadly vernacular literature in relation to culturally elite literary and critical modes as well as on questions of literary nationalism and the cultural politics of poetic discourse.
ISBN: 978-0874137286 $80.00
The Drama of Storytelling in T.E. Brown's Manx Yarns
Dramatic Difference: Gender, Class and Genre in the Early Modern Closet Drama
Drawing an Elusive Line: The Art of Pierre-Paul Prud'hon
"A Dream of Stone": Fame, Vision, and Monumentality in Nineteenth-Century French Literary Culture
Author: Robert M. Greenfield
Dreamer's Journey: The Life and Writings of Frederic Prokosch is the first comprehensive study of the enigmatic, erratically brilliant novelist and poet. It explores his published and unpublished writings, his troubled personal life, the conflicts arising from his homosexuality, his wanderings as a kind of permanent expatriate, and his preoccupation with reinventing his persona and creating an imaginary and highly dramatic past for himself.
ISBN: 978-1611491401 $105.00 Dynamism of Character in Shakespeare's Mature Tragedies
Author: Piotr Sadowski
This work applies the systems theory of character to the analysis of the psychological and dramatic consistency of the main characters from Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, and Macbeth. The theory considers human behavior in terms of functional equilibrium between the stable properties of the mind, independent of the pressures of the sociocultural environment and the immediate situational context.
ISBN: 978-1611492392 $90.00
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