ANTHEM NINETEENTH-CENTURY SERIES

 

The Anthem Nineteenth-Century Series incorporates a broad range of titles within the fields of literature and culture, comprising an excellent collection of interdisciplinary academic texts. The series aims to promote the most challenging and original work being undertaken in the field and encourages an approach that fosters connections between areas including history, science, religion and literary theory. Our titles have earned an excellent reputation for the originality and rigour of their scholarship and our commitment to high-quality production.

 

Series Editor

Robert Douglas-Fairhurst – University of Oxford, UK

 

Editorial Board

Dinah Birch – University of Liverpool, UK

Kirstie Blair – University of Stirling, UK

Archie Burnett – Boston University, USA

Christopher Decker – University of Nevada, USA

Heather Glen – University of Cambridge, UK

Linda K. Hughes – Texas Christian University, USA

Simon J. James – Durham University, UK

Angela Leighton – University of Cambridge, UK

Jo McDonagh – King’s College London, UK

Michael O’Neill – Durham University, UK

Seamus Perry – University of Oxford, UK

Clare Pettitt – King’s College London, UK

Adrian Poole – University of Cambridge, UK

Jan-Melissa Schramm – University of Cambridge, UK

 

Proposals

We welcome submissions of proposals for challenging and original works that meet the criteria of this series. We make prompt editorial decisions. Our titles are published simultaneously in print and eBook editions and are subject to peer review by recognized authorities in the field. Should you wish to send in a proposal for a collection of essays, a single or multi-authored monograph, or a course reader, please contact us at: proposal@anthempress.com

  1. Visuality in the Novels of Austen, Radcliffe, Edgeworth and Burney
     
    By Jessica A. Volz

    ‘Visuality in the Novels of Austen, Radcliffe, Edgeworth and Burney’ examines the forms and functions of visuality in the novels of Austen, Radcliffe, Edgeworth and Burney. It offers new insights into vision, fiction and depiction by exploring how the visual details in women’s novels published between 1778 and 1815 are more telling about gender politics than scholars have previously acknowledged.

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    Hardback | March 2017 | ISBN 9781783086603

  2. The Collected Works of Ann Hawkshaw
     
    Ann Hawkshaw, Edited by Debbie Bark

    Along with a biographical and critical introduction, ‘The Collected Works of Ann Hawkshaw’ brings together Hawkshaw’s four volumes of poetry and republishes them together for the first time. An appendix of reviews and contemporary criticism of Hawkshaw’s work is included, along with details of the republication of individual poems.

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    Paperback | March 2015 | ISBN 9781783084210

  3. Darwin, Tennyson and Their Readers
     
    Explorations in Victorian Literature and Science
    Edited by Valerie Purton

    ‘Darwin, Tennyson and Their Readers: Explorations in Victorian Literature and Science’ is an edited collection of essays by Gillian Beer, George Levine and other leading scholars, exploring the interaction between literature and science in the works of Darwin, Tennyson, Huxley and other major figures of the Victorian age. 

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    Paperback | December 2014 | ISBN 9781783083480

  4. Jane Austen's Families
     
    June Sturrock

    “Jane Austen’s Families” focuses on family dynamics in Jane Austen’s six novels, especially on interaction between parents and children.  It examines with particular care the relations of fathers and daughters.      

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    Paperback | November 2014 | ISBN 9781783083268

  5. The Significant Hamlin Garland
     
    A Collection of Essays
    Donald Pizer

    This book collects the best of Donald Pizer’s essays dealing with Hamlin Garland’s early work and activities in to re-establish the importance of this formative stage in his career.

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    October 2014 | ISBN 9781783083053

  6. Dickens and the Sentimental Tradition
     
    Fielding, Richardson, Sterne, Goldsmith, Sheridan, Lamb
    Valerie Purton

    ‘Dickens and the Sentimental Tradition’ is a timely study of the ‘sentimental’ in Dickens’ novels, which re-evaluates his presentation of emotion as part of a complex literary tradition that enables him to critique nineteenth-century society.

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    Paperback | October 2014 | ISBN 9781783083091

  7. The Lost Companions and John Ruskin’s Guild of St George
     
    A Revisionary History
    Mark Frost

    This major new work, based on significant new material on Ruskin’s Guild of St George, offers the first authoritative work on this important venture in Ruskin’s late career in social, cultural, and environmental action.
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    Hardback | August 2014 | ISBN 9781783082834

  8. The Collected Works of Ann Hawkshaw
     
    Ann Hawkshaw, Edited by Debbie Bark

    Along with a biographical and critical introduction, ‘The Collected Works of Ann Hawkshaw’ brings together Hawkshaw’s four volumes of poetry and republishes them together for the first time. An appendix of reviews and contemporary criticism of Hawkshaw’s work is included, along with details of the republication of individual poems.

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    Hardback | April 2014 | ISBN 9781783080212

  9. George Eliot's Grammar of Being
     
    Melissa Anne Raines

    Drawing on original manuscripts and Victorian psychological theory, this study shows that George Eliot was an author who shaped her sentences as carefully as she wanted her public to read them.

    PRICE:  £25.00  /  $40.00
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    Paperback | December 2013 | ISBN 9781783080748

  10. Changing France
     
    Literature and Material Culture in the Second Empire
    Anne Green

    Focusing on cultural areas such as exhibitions, transport, food, dress and photography, ‘Changing France’ shows how apparently trivial aspects of modern life provided Second Empire writers with a versatile means of thinking about deeper issues.

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    Paperback | December 2013 | ISBN 9781783080700

  11. FitzGerald’s Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám
     
    Popularity and Neglect
    Edited by Adrian Poole, Christine van Ruymbeke, William H. Martin and Sandra Mason

    For all its fame in the wider world, Edward FitzGerald’s ‘Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám’ (1859) has been largely ignored by the academic establishment. This volume explores the reasons for both its popularity and neglect.

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    Paperback | November 2013 | ISBN 9781783080717

  12. Jane Austen and her Readers, 1786–1945
     
    Katie Halsey

     ‘Jane Austen and her Readers, 1786–1945’ is a study of the history of reading Jane Austen’s novels, focused on the responses of ordinary readers.

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    Paperback | October 2013 | ISBN 9781783080502

  13. Darwin, Tennyson and Their Readers
     
    Explorations in Victorian Literature and Science
    Edited by Valerie Purton

    ‘Darwin, Tennyson and Their Readers: Explorations in Victorian Literature and Science’ is an edited collection of essays by Gillian Beer, George Levine and other leading scholars, exploring the interaction between literature and science in the works of Darwin, Tennyson, Huxley and other major figures of the Victorian age. 

    PRICE:  £70.00  /  $115.00
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    Hardback | September 2013 | ISBN 9780857280763

  14. Jane Austen's Families
     
    June Sturrock

    “Jane Austen’s Families” focuses on family dynamics in Jane Austen’s six novels, especially on interaction between parents and children.  It examines with particular care the relations of fathers and daughters.      

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    Hardback | February 2013 | ISBN 9780857282965

  15. Anton Chekhov Through the Eyes of Russian Thinkers
     
    Vasilii Rozanov, Dmitrii Merezhkovskii and Lev Shestov
    Edited by Olga Tabachnikova

    This volume offers modern perspectives, from a strong international team of scholars, on the perception of Anton Chekhov's works by three leading cultural figures of the Silver Age of Russian culture - Vasilii Rozanov, Dmitrii Merezhkovskii and Lev Shestov.

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    Paperback | October 2012 | ISBN 9780857285744

  16. Dickens and the Sentimental Tradition
     
    Fielding, Richardson, Sterne, Goldsmith, Sheridan, Lamb
    Valerie Purton

    ‘Dickens and the Sentimental Tradition’ is a timely study of the ‘sentimental’ in Dickens’ novels, which re-evaluates his presentation of emotion as part of a complex literary tradition that enables him to critique nineteenth-century society.

    PRICE:  £70.00  /  $115.00
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    Hardback | August 2012 | ISBN 9780857284181

  17. Mapping the Nation
     
    An Anthology of Indian Poetry in English, 1870-1920
    Edited by Sheshalatha Reddy

    Focusing specifically on the poetic construction of India, ‘Mapping the Nation’ offers a broad selection of poetry written by Indians in English during the period 1870–1920.

    PRICE:  £80.00  /  $130.00
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    Hardback | June 2012 | ISBN 9780857284419

  18. Perceptions of the Press in Nineteenth-Century British Periodicals
     
    A Bibliography
    E. M. Palmegiano

    Perceptions of the Press in Nineteenth-Century British Periodicals
    PRICE:  £80.00  /  $130.00
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    Hardback | February 2012 | ISBN 9780857284396

  19. Changing France
     
    Literature and Material Culture in the Second Empire
    Anne Green

    Focusing on cultural areas such as exhibitions, transport, food, dress and photography, ‘Changing France’ shows how apparently trivial aspects of modern life provided Second Empire writers with a versatile means of thinking about deeper issues.

    PRICE:  £70.00  /  $115.00
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    Hardback | July 2011 | ISBN 9780857287779

  20. FitzGerald’s Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám
     
    Popularity and Neglect
    Edited by Adrian Poole, Christine van Ruymbeke, William H. Martin and Sandra Mason

    For all its fame in the wider world, Edward FitzGerald’s ‘Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám’ (1859) has been largely ignored by the academic establishment. This volume explores the reasons for both its popularity and neglect.

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    Hardback | July 2011 | ISBN 9780857287816

  21. Decadent Verse
     
    An Anthology of Late-Victorian Poetry, 1872-1900
    Edited by Caroline Blyth

    A critical collection of late-Victorian poetry, fully annotated and explored, bringing to life the often overlooked but integral verse of the period.

    PRICE:  £35.00  /  $55.00
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    Paperback | July 2011 | ISBN 9780857284037

  22. Edward FitzGerald’s Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám
     
    A Famous Poem and Its Influence
    Edited by William H. Martin and Sandra Mason

    The book examines the text of Edward FitzGerald’s three main versions of the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, and features commentary on the origins, role and influence of the poem.

    PRICE:  £9.99  /  $17.95
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    Paperback | June 2011 | ISBN 9780857287700

  23. George Eliot's Grammar of Being
     
    Melissa Anne Raines

    Drawing on original manuscripts and Victorian psychological theory, this study shows that George Eliot was an author who shaped her sentences as carefully as she wanted her public to read them.

    PRICE:  £60.00  /  $99.00
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    Hardback | February 2011 | ISBN 9780857289681

  24. The Anthem Anthology of Victorian Sonnets
     
    Edited by Michael J. Allen

    ‘The Anthem Anthology of Victorian Sonnets’ is a comprehensive collection consisting of over three thousand Victorian sonnets written by Victorian poets between 1836 and the early years of twentieth century.

    PRICE:  £450.00  /  $795.00
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    Hardback | February 2011 | ISBN 9781843318484

  25. The Anthem Dictionary of Literary Terms and Theory
     
    Peter Auger, with a Foreword by Robert Douglas-Fairhurst

    Thorough on the essentials and generous in its intellectual scope, 'The Anthem Dictionary of Literary Terms and Theory' is a guide to the literary terms most relevant to students and readers of English literature today.

    PRICE:  £12.99  /  $22.95
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    Paperback | July 2010 | ISBN 9781843318712

  26. Creating Irish Tourism
     
    The First Century, 1750-1850
    William H. A. Williams

    Based on the accounts of British and Anglo-Irish travelers, 'Creating Irish Tourism' charts the development of tourism in Ireland from its origins in the mid-eighteenth century to the country's emergence as a major European tourist destination a century later.

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    Hardback | March 2010 | ISBN 9781843318446

  27. Govind Narayan's Mumbai
     
    An Urban Biography from 1863
    Edited and Translated by Murali Ranganathan, with a Foreword by Gyan Prakash

    The first ever book on Mumbai written in the Marathi language, this is a historically fascinating and revealing urban biography of nineteenth-century India.

    PRICE:  £20.00  /  $35.00
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    Paperback | February 2009 | ISBN 9781843313052

  28. Travel Writing in the Nineteenth Century
     
    Filling the Blank Spaces
    Edited by Tim Youngs

    An insightful and illuminating collection of essays on the political and cultural dynamics of travel literature in the nineteenth century.

    PRICE:  £70.00  /  $115.00
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    Hardback | September 2006 | ISBN 9781843312185

  29. Colonial Childhoods
     
    The Juvenile Periphery of India 1850-1945
    Satadru Sen

    An exploration of the shaping of childhood in the colonial period.

    PRICE:  £19.99  /  $29.95
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    Paperback | August 2005 | ISBN 9781843311782

  30. Elegy for an Age
     
    The Presence of the Past in Victorian Literature
    John D. Rosenberg

    A magisterial study of the Victorian longing for the past in the face of a turbulent present.

    PRICE:  £14.99  /  $26.95
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    Paperback | February 2005 | ISBN 9781843311546

  31. John Keble in Context
     
    Edited by Kirstie Blair

    A unique and timely volume, offering the first major reassessment of Keble's work for several decades.

    PRICE:  £14.99  /  $27.50
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    Paperback | November 2004 | ISBN 9781843311478

  32. Jane Austen and the Morality of Conversation
     
    Bharat Tandon

    An ingeniously innovative analysis of Jane Austen's work, a highly respected and engaging critical study.

    PRICE:  £18.95  /  $29.95
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    Paperback | March 2003 | ISBN 9781843311027