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.
Robert Douglas-Fairhurst – University of Oxford, UK
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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Explorations in Victorian Literature and Science
‘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.
“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.
Vasilii Rozanov, Dmitrii Merezhkovskii and Lev Shestov
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.
Fielding, Richardson, Sterne, Goldsmith, Sheridan, Lamb
‘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.
An Anthology of Indian Poetry in English, 1870-1920Focusing 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.
A BibliographyPerceptions of the Press in Nineteenth-Century British Periodicals
Popularity and Neglect
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.
An Anthology of Late-Victorian Poetry, 1872-1900
A critical collection of late-Victorian poetry, fully annotated and explored, bringing to life the often overlooked but integral verse of the period.
Literature and Material Culture in the Second Empire
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.
A Famous Poem and Its Influence
The book presents the text of Edward FitzGerald’s three main versions of the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, together with non-technical commentary on the origins, role and influence of the poem, including the story of its publication. The commentary also addresses the many spin-offs the poem has generated in the fields of art and music, as well as its message and its worldwide influence during the 150 years since its first appearance.
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.
‘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.
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.
The First Century, 1750-1850
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.
An Urban Biography from 1863
The first ever book on Mumbai written in the Marathi language, this is a historically fascinating and revealing urban biography of nineteenth-century India.
Filling the Blank Spaces
An insightful and illuminating collection of essays on the political and cultural dynamics of travel literature in the nineteenth century.
The Presence of the Past in Victorian Literature
A magisterial study of the Victorian longing for the past in the face of a turbulent present.
An ingeniously innovative analysis of Jane Austen's work, a highly respected and engaging critical study.