Unruly Times is a superlative portrait of the relationship between Wordsworth and Coleridge, and a fascinating exploration of the Romantic Movement and the dramatic events that shaped it. With a novelist's insight and eye for detail, A. S. Byatt brings alive this tumultuous period and shows a deep understanding of the effects upon the minds of Wordsworth, Coleridge and their contemporaries - de Quincey, Lamb, Hazlitt, Byron and Keats.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-27 - Publisher: Random House
Unruly Times is a superlative portrait of the relationship between Wordsworth and Coleridge, and a fascinating exploration of the Romantic Movement and the dramatic events that shaped it. With a novelist's insight and eye for detail, A. S. Byatt brings alive this tumultuous period and shows a deep understanding of
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-12 - Publisher: Harvard University Press
As railways, steamships, and telegraph communications brought distant places into unprecedented proximity, previously minor discrepancies in local time-telling became a global problem. Vanessa Ogle’s chronicle of the struggle to standardize clock times and calendars from 1870 to 1950 highlights the many hurdles that proponents of uniformity faced.
Authors: Robert Louis Stevenson, Walter Scott, John Buchan, O. Douglas, George MacDonald, J. M. Barrie
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-12 - Publisher: e-artnow
This meticulously edited collection includes the greatest historical novels, adventure classics, legends, romance novels and war stories set in Scottish highlands and moors._x000D_ Contents:_x000D_ Robert Louis Stevenson:_x000D_ Kidnapped_x000D_ Catriona_x000D_ Black Arrow: A Tale of the Two Roses_x000D_ The Master of Ballantrae: A Winter's Tale_x000D_ Weir of Hermiston_x000D_ Walter Scott:_x000D_ Waverley_x000D_
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-10 - Publisher: Good Press
"The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon" by J. M. Gordon. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-18 - Publisher: Manchester University Press
This comprehensive study of A. S. Byatt’s work spans virtually her entire career and offers insightful readings of all of Byatt’s works of fiction up to and including her Man-Booker-shortlisted novel The Children’s Book (2009). The authors combine an accessible overview of Byatt’s œuvre to date with close critical analysis