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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...

Recalcitrant Tissue: Organ Transfer and the Struggle for Narrative Control.

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Wasson, S. (2014)
Recalcitrant Tissue: Organ Transfer and the Struggle for Narrative Control. In J. Edwards (Ed.), Technologies of the Gothic in Literature and Culture: Technogothics, 99-112. Routledge
The Gothic has long been interested in failed communities, the snapping or violating of ties between kin or neighbours. As the Gothic mutates into new forms today, it is incre...

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...

Conrad and his readers.

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Dryden, L. (2009)
Conrad and his readers. In A. H. Simmons (Ed.), Joseph Conrad in context, 221-228. Cambridge University Press
This is an essay in a special collection called Conrad in Context. The essay discusses Conrad in the context of late-nineteenth-century reading practices.

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.

Writing disenchantment: British First World War prose, 1914-30

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Frayn, A. (2014)
Writing disenchantment: British First World War prose, 1914-30. Manchester University Press. https://doi.org/10.7228/manchester/9780719089220.001.0001
This book argues that disenchantment is not only a response to wartime experience, but a condition of modernity with a language that finds extreme expression in First World Wa...

From the Ganga to the Tay.

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Fraser, B. (2008)
From the Ganga to the Tay. Luath Press
From The Ganga to the Tay is an epic poem in which the Indian River Ganges and the Scottish River Tay, the largest waterways in their countries, relate the historical importan...

Entries on 'Lord Ruthven', 'The Vampire Lestat' and 'Dark Shadows'.

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Artt, S. (2012)
Entries on 'Lord Ruthven', 'The Vampire Lestat' and 'Dark Shadows'. In J. Weinstock (Ed.), The Ashgate Encyclopaedia of Literary and Cinematic MonstersAshgate
From vampires and demons to ghosts and zombies, interest in monsters in literature, film, and popular culture has never been stronger. This concise Encyclopedia provides schol...

Joseph Conrad and the Imperial Romance.

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Dryden, L. (2000)
Joseph Conrad and the Imperial Romance. Palgrave MacMillan
Joseph Conrad's early Malay fiction reflects his seafaring experiences in the East and expresses his misgivings about the assumptions of `white superiority', of imperial power...