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Hugh MacDiarmid's poetry and politics of place: imagining a Scottish republic

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Lyall, S. (2006)
Hugh MacDiarmid's poetry and politics of place: imagining a Scottish republic. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press
By examining at length for the first time those places in Scotland that inspired MacDiarmid to produce his best poetry, Scott Lyall shows how the poet’s politics evolved from ...

Convict Voices: Women, Class and Writing about Prison in Nineteenth-Century England

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Schwan, A. (2014)
Convict Voices: Women, Class and Writing about Prison in Nineteenth-Century England. University of New Hampshire Press
In this lively study of the development and transformation of voices of female offenders in nineteenth-century England, Anne Schwan analyzes a range of colorful sources, inclu...

Fallow

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Shand, D. (2016)
Fallow. Sandstone Press
At the heart of this tense and at times darkly comic novel is the relationship between two brothers bound by a terrible crime. Paul and Mikey are on the run, apparently from t...

The vexed question of humanity in Heart of Darkness: a historicist reading

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Dryden, L. (2006)
The vexed question of humanity in Heart of Darkness: a historicist reading. In D. C. R. A. Goonetilleke (Ed.), Joseph Conrad's Heart of darkness, 83-91. Routledge
This book chapter takes a historicist approach to Conrad's Heart of Darkness. It relies on theories of historicim and ethnography and cites Clifford Geertx and James Clifford ...

This battle was not over: Parade’s End as a transitional text in the development of ‘disenchanted’ First World War literature.

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Frayn, A. (2008)
This battle was not over: Parade’s End as a transitional text in the development of ‘disenchanted’ First World War literature. In A. Gąsiorek, & D. Moore (Eds.), Ford Madox Ford: Literary Networks and Cultural Transformations, 201-216. Rodopi
This chapter argues that the novels of Ford's Parade's End tetralogy occupy a significant place in the development of "disenchanted" fiction about the First World War. The val...

Pantomime

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Lam, L. (2016)
Pantomime. London, UK: Pan MacMillan
In a land of lost wonders, the past is stirring once more . . . Gene's life resembles a debutante's dream. Yet she hides a secret that would see her shunned by the nobility. ...

Masquerade

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Lam, L. (2017)
Masquerade. London, UK: Pan MacMillan
Micah's Chimaera powers are growing, until his dark visions overwhelm him. Drystan is forced to take him to Dr Pozzi, to save his life. But can they really trust the doctor, e...

False Hearts

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Lam, L. (2017)
False Hearts. London, UK: Pan MacMillan
One night Tila stumbles home, terrified and covered in blood. She's then arrested for murder, the first by a civilian in decades. The San Francisco police suspect involvement ...

Shattered Minds

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Lam, L. (2017)
Shattered Minds. (1). London, UK: Pan MacMillan
Ex-neuroscientist Carina struggles with a drug problem, her conscience, and urges to kill. She satisfies her cravings in dreams, fuelled by the addictive drug ‘Zeal’. Now she’...

What a victory it might have been”: C. E. Montague and the First World War.

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Frayn, A. (2015)
What a victory it might have been”: C. E. Montague and the First World War. In T. Tate, & K. Kennedy (Eds.), The Silent Morning: Culture and Memory After the Armistice, 131-148. Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press
Discusses Montague's post-war prose work in terms of peace and silence.