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No. 22

AMS Studies in the Nineteenth Century

ISSN 0196-657X
Set ISBN-13: 978-0-404-61480-5

No. 38

No. 1: Anne Aresty Naman, The Jew in the Victorian Novel: Some Relationships Between Prejudice and Art. New York, 1980.
LC 79-8634, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-18023-X, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-18023-2. PR878. Price: $57.50.
“Naman’s reading of the novels is careful and intelligent...attentive to detail, nuance, and ambiguity in the construction of fictional characters.” —Victorian Studies

No. 2: Sue Lonoff, Wilkie Collins and His Victorian Readers: A Study in the Rhetoric of Authorship. New York, 1982.
LC 79-8835, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-18044-2, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-18044-7. PR4497. Price: $55.00.
“Fine analyses of Collins’s feats in characterization, observations upon his conflicts with age, and needed attention to generally dismissed works.” —Choice

No. 3: William E. Buckler, Matthew Arnold’s Prose: Three Essays in Literary Enlargement. New York, 1983.
LC 83-45276, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-61481-7, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-61481-2. PR4024. Price: $59.50.
Buckler’s “remarks on Essays in Criticism are extremely apt and fresh in the course of his bold and rewarding effort to mark out a poetics for Arnold’s prose. :. :. :.” —Park Honan, Arnold Biographer

No. 4: Ann H. Jones, Ideas and Innovations: Best Sellers of Jane Austen’s Age. New York, 1986.
LC 83-45284, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-61482-5, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-61482-9. PR861. Price $64.50.
“Allows a sampling of popular taste while sparing us the doubtful pleasure of the extensive reading that Jones had to do for it.” —Studies in English Literature

No. 5: The Two Thackerays: Anne Thackeray Ritchie’s Centenary Biographical Introductions to the Works of William Makepeace Thackeray. Critical Introduction by Carol Hanbery MacKay. Bibliographical Introduction by Peter L. Shillingsburg and Julia Maxey. New York, 1988.
LC 85-48065, CIP, Set ISBN-10: 0-404-61483-3 (2 volumes), Set ISBN-13: 978-0-404-61483-6 (2 volumes). PR5631. Price: $237.50.
“Useful background reading for Thackeray scholars. Also, anyone interested in Anne Thackeray Ritchie as a minor Victorian novelist will treasure this work.” —Choice


No. 6: Richard Lettis, The Dickens Aesthetic. New York, 1989.
LC 87-45808, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-61486-8, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-61486-7. PR4592. Price: $67.50.
“A bold and important project: to derive a coherent picture of Dickens’ aesthetic judgment and taste . :. :. taken from his own statements about himself . :. :. an excellent resource for critics.” —Dickens Studies Annual

No. 7: Brian Banks, The Image of Huysmans. Illustrated. New York, 1990.
LC 89-45874, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-61487-6, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-61487-4. PQ2309. Price: $49.50.
“An obvious labor of love, this study should appeal both to the general reader and to the scholar working with late nineteenth-century French, British, and American writers and the literature of the transition.” —Choice

No. 8: Richard Lettis, Dickens on Literature: A Continuing Study of His Aesthetic. New York, 1990.
LC 89-45850, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-61488-4, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-61488-1. PR4592. Price: $67.50.
Explains why Dickens did not write more fully about literature, examines his work as editor of Household Words and other journals, and presents his opinions on major writers.

No. 9: Margaret Ganz, Humor, Irony, and the Realm of Madness. Pyschological Studies in Dickens, Butler, and Others. New York, 1990.
LC 89-45927, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-61489-2, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-61489-8. PR878. Price: $57.50.
Ranging from Homeric translation to modern playwrights, Ganz unifies her subject matter by generic focus: Dickens the humorist, Butler the ironist, with energizing infusions of Freud.

No. 10: James W. Tuttleton, ed., Washington Irving: The Critical Reaction. New York, 1993.
LC 89-45870, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-61490-6, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-61490-4. PS2088. Price: $52.50.
“Featuring essays by the major scholars . :. :. this collection spans nearly the whole spectrum of Irving’s literary productions, from his travel writing and short stories to his histories and biographies.” —American Literature

No. 11: Richard C. Tobias, ed., Bibliographies of Studies in Victorian Literature, for the Ten Years 1975–1984. New York, 1991.
LC 90-21316, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-61491-4, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-61491-1. [PR461.]Z2013. Price: $189.50.
“The always useful ten-year gathering of the Victorian Studies bibliographies has with this volume exceeded one-thousand pages...an indispensable tool for scholars of Victorian life and literature.” —Nineteenth-Century Literature

No. 12: N.P.

No. 13: N.P.

No. 14: Robert J. Shroyer and Thomas J. Collins, compilers, A Concordance to the Poems and Plays of Robert Browning. New York, 1996.
LC 93-4051, CIP, Set ISBN-10: 0-404-61494-9 (7 volumes), Set ISBN-13: 978-0-404-61494-2. PR4245. Set Price: $1,910.00.
“Absolutely first-rate in conception and execution. The editors make a convincing case for a printed concordance, since even fairly computer-literate Victorian scholars are unlikely to consult the electronic text of a large concordance.” —David DeLaura

No. 15: Dorothea Krook, Henry James’s The Ambassadors. A Critical Study. New York, 1996.
LC 95-4573, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-61495-7, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-61495-9. PS2116. Price: $69.50.
The noted James scholar’s masterly exegesis of theme, character, and style will serve as an engaging introduction for newcomers and veteran readers of James’s “favorite all round.”

No. 16: Ann Lilliedahl, Henry James in Scandanavia. His Literary Reputation. New York, 2002.
LC 91-58146, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-61496-5, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-61496-6. PS2127. Price: $69.50.
This survey of Scandinavian reception of James from 1876 to the 1980s has significant bibliographic value and also contains succinct summaries of each critique the author has discovered.

No. 17: Don Richard Cox, Charles Dickens’s The Mystery of Edwin Drood. An Annotated Bibliography. New York, 1998.
LC 97-36302, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-61497-3, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-61497-3. Z8230. Price: $124.50.
“Its more than 1,900 entries...are numbered consecutively, arranged alphabetically by author within each section, and contain cross-references to related items...For all academic libraries.” —Choice

No. 18: Karl E. Beckson, The Oscar Wilde Encyclopedia. With a Foreword by Merlin Holland. New York, 1998.
LC 97-36303, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-61498-1, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-61498-0. PR5823. Price: $155.00.
“Beckson’s erudite treasure trove is...a definitive work, worth every cent of its price, highly recommended for all literature collections and all lovers of literature, wit, and genius.” —Choice

No. 19: Leon Litvack, Charles Dickens’s Dombey and Son: An Annotated Bibliography. New York, 1999.
LC 99-25557, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-61499-X, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-61499-7. Z8230[PR4559]. Price: $124.50.
“[A]lmost certainly the most valuable secondary source currently available on Dombey and Son.” —Trey Philpotts, Dickens Quarterly
“Highly recommended for academic libraries supporting English literature.” —Choice


No. 20: Kenneth W. Graham, William Godwin Reviewed: A Reception History, 1783–1834. New York, 2001.
LC 99-24457, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-64450-3, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64450-5. PR4723. Price: $137.50.
The 342 reviews are organized into six parts, each illustrating a stage in Godwin’s relationship with his changing times. Historically and literarily, they offer a detailed understanding of the upheaval at the roots of Victorian character.

No. 21: Robert C. Hanna, ed., The Dickens Christian Reader: A Collection of New Testament Teachings and Biblical References from the Works of Charles Dickens. New York, 2000.
LC 99-57768, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-64451-1, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64451-2. PR4553. Price: $49.50.
Hanna provides an invaluable introduction to scriptural significance in the works of Dickens by taking excerpts over a range of Dickens’s writings and directly linking them to passages from the Bible.

No. 22: Duane DeVries, General Studies of Charles Dickens and His Writings and Collected Editions of His Works: An Annotated Bibliography.
(Series ISBN for the 4 Bibliography volumes: 978-0-404-69900-0)
Volume 1: Bibliographies, Catalogues, Collections, and Bibliographical and Textual Studies of Dickens’s Works. New York, 2004.
LC 99-86395, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-64452-X, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64452-9. Z8230.[PR4581]. Price: $238.50.
Contains more than 1,600 annotated entries analyzing and evaluating bibliographies of Dickens’s works. This volume will provide the foundation for any future bibliographies or textual studies of Dickens’s works. See No. 33 for volume 2.
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No. 23: Richard J. Dunn and Ann M. Tandy, compilers, Charles Dickens’s David Copperfield: An Annotated Bibliography. Supplement I: 1981–1998. New York, 2000.
LC 99-59956, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-64453-8, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64453-6. Z8230.[PR4558]. Price: $87.50.
This supplement catalogues and describes the novel’s reception by reviewers, critics, and fans, reflecting electronic and cinematic, as well as literary reaction in our own time—a record not only of “intertextuality” but of “interculturality.”

No. 24: James Fenimore Cooper, The Spy: A Tale of the Neutral Ground. Historical Introduction by James P. Elliott. Edited by James P. Elliott, Lance Schachterle and Jeffrey Walker. Explanatory Notes by James H. Pickering. New York, 2002.
LC 99-88709, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-64454-6, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64454-3. PS1417.S7. Price: $115.00; Paperbound. ISBN-13: 978-0-404-67005-4 (Revised edition), $39.50.
This is the first scholarly edition of America’s first major novel. It reprints all of Cooper’s prefatory materials from first edition (1821) to final (1849), as well as his own notes. Approved and sealed by the Committee on Scholarly Editions.

No. 25: G. A. Cevasco, The Breviary of Decadence: J.-K. Huysmans’s A Rebours and English Literature. New York, 2001.
LC 99-59859, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-64455-4, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64455-0. PR468. Price: $64.50.
This study of Huysman’s scandalous A Rebours charts the novel’s odyssey in English literature, upon which it had an indelible influence—a testament to its persistent fascination and perennial appeal to students.

No. 26: David Parker, The Doughty Street Novels: Pickwick Papers, Oliver Twist, Nicholas Nickleby, Barnaby Rudge. New York, 2002.
LC 2001-22564, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-64456-2, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64456-7. PR4588. Price: $64.50.
For 20 years the curator of The Dickens House, Parker charts the writer at work on four early novels while making his way in London society in his Doughty Street home.

No. 27: Benjamin Eric Daffron, Romantic Doubles: Sex and Sympathy in British Gothic Literature, 1790–1830. New York, 2002.
LC 2001-22997, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-64457-0, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64457-4. PR468. Price: $72.50.
“A book that will long prove instructive to specialists in Gothic literature and queer theory as well as scholars of the long eighteenth century, Romantic Doubles charts a new path for future studies in early Gothic literature.” —Kenneth Graham.

No. 28: Tore Rem, Dickens, Melodrama, and the Parodic Imagination. New York, 2002.
LC 2002025570, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-64458-9, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64458-1. PR4591. Price: $72.50.
Once held to be a low and parasitic form of creativity, parody has been elevated. In this pioneering study, Dr. Rem demonstrates how Dickens’s skillful use of parody is pervasive from his earliest work through Edwin Drood.

No. 29: Efraim Sicher, Rereading the City/Rereading Dickens: Representation, the Novel, and Urban Realism. New York, 2003.
LC 2002025571, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-64459-7, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64459-8. PR4592. Price: $87.50.
London is the set and Dickens the director in this representation of the modern city via the modern novel, specifically, Dombey, Bleak House, Hard Times, Oliver Twist, Little Dorrit, and Our Mutual Friend.

No. 30: Stanley Friedman, Dickens’s Fiction: Tapestries of Conscience. New York, 2003.
LC 2002034241, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-64460-0, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64460-4. PR4591. Price: $72.50.
This study illuminates the relationship between narrative artistry and moral beliefs and offers new insights into eight of Dickens’s novels.

No. 31: James Fenimore Cooper, Afloat and Ashore; or, The Adventures of Miles Wallingford. Edited, and with an Historical Introduction and Notes, by Thomas L. Philbrick and Marianne Philbrick. New York, 2004.
LC 2004049722, CIP, Set ISBN-10: 0-404-64461-9 (2 volumes), Set ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64461-8. PS1405.A4. Set Price: $205.00.
Cooper’s 1844 maritime novel in its definitive text, awarded the MLA’s Committee on Scholarly Editions Seal of Approval. Includes an extensive introduction and comprehensive explanatory notes.
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No. 32: Robert N. Keane, ed., Oscar Wilde: The Man, His Writings, and His World. New York, 2003.
LC 2002035640, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-64462-7, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64462-8. PR5823. Price: $76.50.
In 22 essays, scholars examine Wilde’s career from Oxford through fame and infamy to death. Contributors include Karl Beckson and Wilde’s grandson, Merlin Holland.

No. 33: Duane DeVries, General Studies of Charles Dickens and His Writings and Collected Editions of His Works: An Annotated Bibliography.
(Series ISBN for the 4 Bibliography volumes: 978-0-404-69900-0)
Volume 2: Autobiographical Writings, Letters, Obituaries, Reminiscences, Biographies, and Biographical Studies. New York, 2010.
LC 99-86395, CIP, Set ISBN-10: 0-404-64463-5 (two clothbound sections), Set ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64463-5 (two clothbound sections). Z8230.D48[PR4581]. Set price: $595.00.
The second of four bibliographical volumes dealing with Dickens’s works, this unit is self-contained—as are each of the four in the overall work. Includes sections on Dickens’s family, friends, and associates.
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No. 34: David Parker, Christmas and Charles Dickens. New York, 2005.
LC 2005043618, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-64464-3, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64464-2. PR4592. Price: $79.50.
“Destined to become the definitive study of Dickens and Christmas, this meticulously researched book is a must for anyone interested in Dickens or in British history and culture. . . . Highly recommended. All readers; all levels.” —Choice
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No. 35: Robert C. Hanna, Dickens’s Nonfictional, Theatrical, and Poetical Writings: An Annotated Bibliography, 1820–2000. New York, 2007.
LC 2006042843, CIP, ISBN-10 0-404-64465-1, ISBN-13 978-0-404-64465-9. Z8230 [PR4581]. Price: $187.50.
More than 2,000 annotated entries identify the lesser-known writings, from eight year-old Dickens’s first play in 1820 to contemporary criticism through the year 2000. “[A] book that every academic library should own.” —Trey Philpotts, Dickens Quarterly
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No. 36: James Fenimore Cooper, The Water-Witch; or, The Skimmer of the Seas. Edited, and with an Historical Introduction and Notes, by Thomas Philbrick and Marianne Philbrick. New York, 2010.
LC 2009043175, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-64466-X, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64466-6. Price: $197.50.
Monumental edition of Cooper’s 1830 novel of abduction, piracy, and battle at sea. Includes an extensive historical introduction, explanatory notes, and nearly 200 pages of textual bibliographic descriptions.
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No. 37: James Fenimore Cooper, Ned Myers; or, a Life before the Mast. Historical Introduction by William S. Dudley and Hugh Egan. Text Edited by Karen Lentz Madison and R. D. Madison. New York, 2009.
LC 2006047603, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-64467-8, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64467-3, G540.M94. Price: $125.00.
Cooper’s 1843 biography of seafarer Ned Myers in its definitive text. With extensive introduction and explanatory notes.
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No. 38: Jeffrey Walker, ed., Reading Cooper, Teaching Cooper. New York, 2007.
LC 2006045850, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-64468-6, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64468-0. PS1437. Price: $97.50.
An invaluable sourcebook of 19 essays describing Cooper’s literary range, his historical and biographical context, and other materials related to his work, including secondary sources and film adaptations.
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No. 39: Gary H. Paterson, At the Heart of the 1890s: Essays on Lionel Johnson. New York, 2008.
LC 2007029626, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-64469-4, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64469-7. PR4826.J5Z84. Price: $84.50.
Eleven essays offering a comprehensive and broadly-conceived critical portrait of Lionel Johnson, considered in his day to have been a poet of the highest order.
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No. 40: George Goodin, Dickens’s Dialogue: Margins of Conversation. New York, 2013.
LC 2013018092, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-64470-8, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64470-3. Price: $87.50.
Drawing on ideas from linguistics, logic, and sociology about the grammar of conversations, Goodin considers the rhetoric of conversation in Dicken’s novels.
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No. 41: John S. Haller, Jr. Sectarian Reformers in American Medicine, 1800–1910. New York, 2011.
LC 2011048742, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-64471-6, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64471-0. Price: $97.50.
Haller sheds light on a century of ferment in American medicine, when the energies of many doctors focused on the prospect of reform and when much of their literature promised to revolutionize the world with the outcome of their efforts.
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No. 42: John R. Reed, The Army and Navy in Nineteenth-Century British Literature. New York, 2011.
LC 2010049054, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-64472-4, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64472-7. Price: $98.50.
Reed’s broadly based study documents the widespread use of figures from the armed forces in nineteenth-century British literature and traces the patterns that emerge, especially in the rendering of notions of manliness or masculinity.
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No. 43: Jeffrey Walker, ed., Leather-Stocking Redux; Or, Old Tales, New Essays. New York, 2011.
LC 2008040496, CIP.
Available: Cloth ISBN-10: 0-404-64473-2, Cloth ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64473-4. Cloth Price: $97.50.
Available: Paper ISBN-10: 0-404-62643-2, Paper ISBN-13: 978-0-404-62643-3. Paper Price: $39.50.
These 10 essays argue that, read sympathetically, Cooper’s best-known works are not only important guides to issues and attitudes in the early Republic but also provide contemporary readers with an endless supply of provocative problems and mysteries about the early American frontier and the early American character.
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No. 44: Natalie B. Cole, Dickens and Gender: Recent Studies, 1992–2008. New York, 2009.
LC 2009026840, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-64474-0, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64474-1. PR4592.S47C65. Price: $94.50.
Cole’s survey of scholarly writings on Dickens and gender published between 1992 and 2008 analyzes nearly 200 books and essays to inform students and reserachers of the work has been—and still has yet to be—done in this vital field.
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No. 45: Richard Kopley and Jana Argersinger, eds., Poe Writing/Writing Poe. New York, 2013.
LC 2012017502, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-64475-9, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64475-8. $94.50.
Brings together current scholarship on Edgar Allan Poe’s responses to his reading and his world and later writers’ responses to reading Poe.
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No. 46: Robert C. Hanna, ed., Dickens’s Uncollected Magazine and Newspaper Sketches, as Originally Composed and Published, 1833–1836. New York, 2012.
LC 2012017503, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-64476-7, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64476-5. Price: $147.50.
Fifty-six early sketches by Dickens, as well as four illustrations, never before collected in this form. Each sketch newly typeset and painstakingly edited to faithfully reproduce its original version.
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No. 47: Donald Pizer, Writer in Motion: The Major Fiction of Stephen Crane: Collected Critical Essays. New York, 2013.
LC 2012017501, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-64477-5, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64477-2. $76.50.
In the thirteen essays collected here, Donald Pizer argues that Crane’s fiction demonstrates a fundamental instability.
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No. 48: Keith Easley, Dickens and Bakhtin: Authoring and Dialogism in Dickens’s Novels, 1849–1861. 2013.
LC 2011051778, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-64478-3, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64478-9. $92.00.
Easley applies Bakhtin’s thinking to Dickens’s work and in the process rekindles and reaccentuates Victorian concerns with love, morality, and character.
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No. 49: James Fenimore Cooper, The Bravo. A Venetian Story. Edited by Lance Schachterle and James A. Sappenfield. Historical Introduction by Kay Seymour House. Explanatory Notes by Anna Scannavini. New York, 2011.
LC 2011047284, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-64479-1, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64479-6. $197.50.
Cooper's first and best political novel in its definitive text, awarded the MLA’s Committee on Scholarly Editions Seal of Approval. Includes an extensive introduction and comprehensive explanatory notes.
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No. 50: Efraim Sicher, Rereading the City/Rereading Dickens: Representation, the Novel, and Urban Realism. Second edition, revised and updated. 2015.
LC 2012050482, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-64480-5, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64480-2. Paperbound $44.00.
“In this masterly book Efraim Sicher moves between literature on the one hand and social history, science, economics and psychoanalysis on the other in an amazingly sure-footed manner. . . . This is literary criticism at its best, joined to comprehensive learning.” —A.D. Nuttall, fellow of New College, Oxford
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No. 51: Kathryn Mudgett, Writing the Seaman’s Tale in Law and Literature: Dana, Melville, and Justice Story. December 2013.
LC 2012017500, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-64481-3, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64481-9. $97.50.
Analyzes the complex legal and social status of nineteenth-century seamen by looking at the records and writings of judges such as Joseph Story, advocates such as Richard Henry Dana, Jr., and professional writers such as Herman Melville.
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No. 52: Joachim Frenk and Lena Steveker, eds., Charles Dickens as an Agent of Change. 2016.
LC, 2014029830, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-64482-1, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64482-6. $84.50.
Fifteen essays from an array of leading international scholars discuss the many ways in which Dickens was (and remains) an agent of change in an age of changes.
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No. 53: Barbara Alice Mann, The Cooper Connection: The Influence of Jane Austen on James Fenimore Cooper. July 2014.
LC 2013018089, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-64483-X, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64483-3. $97.50
Analyzes the long-acknowledged, but critically neglected, literary debts owed by Cooper to Austen and their many overlapping tropes and thematic concerns.
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No. 54: James Fenimore Cooper, The Autobiography of a Pocket Handkerchief. Edited by Matthew Wynn Sivils and James P. Elliott. New York, 2012.
LC 2012016733, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-64484-8, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64484-0. $124.50.
One of Cooper’s most experimental works of fiction. Narrated by a clairvoyant French pocket handkerchief, the novella marks Cooper’s first attempt at serial fiction and one of his earliest attempts at first-person narration.
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No. 55: Duane DeVries, General Studies of Charles Dickens and His Writings and Collected Editions of His Works: An Annotated Bibliography.
(Series ISBN for the 4 Bibliography volumes: 978-0-404-69900-0)
Volume 3: General Critical Studies of Dickens’s Works and Dickens and Aspects of Fiction. Due 2017.
LC, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-64485-6, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64485-7. Price to be set.
Offers annotations of thousands of items produced between 1836 and 2012 that relate to general critical studies of Dickens’s works and to critical studies concerning Dickens’s craftsmanship and artistry.

No. 56: Nancy Aycock Metz, The Year in Dickens: A Critical Narrative Survey of Scholarship on Charles Dickens—2010. 2013.
LC 2013013610, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-64486-4, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64486-4. $76.50.
Surveying the full spectrum of scholarship on Dickens published in 2010, this volume captures the encyclopedic range of methods, subjects, and theoretical approaches currently being applied to his work.
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No. 57: James Fenimore Cooper, The Chainbearer. Or, The Littlepage Manuscripts. Edited by Lance Schachterle and James P. Elliott. Historical Introduction by Lance Schachterle, Wesley T. Mott, and John P. McWilliams. Explanatory Notes by Lance Schachterle. 2017.
LC, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-64487-2, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64487-1. $197.50.
The authoritative edition of the second volume in Cooper's mini-epic of the settlement of upper New York state, foregrounding Cooper’s sense of the upheavals the country faced in the generations after the Revolutionary War.
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No. 58: James Fenimore Cooper, Homeward Bound. Or, The Chase. A Tale of the Sea. Text Established with Historical Introduction and Textual Notes by Stephen Carl Arch. May 2015.
LC, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-64488-0, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64488-8. $197.50.
A meticulously edited edition of this novel of romance and excitement, as well as a still-timely meditation on the relationship between authority and individual desire and the emergent power of the press to fashion “truth” for its readers.
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No. 59: Elizabeth Bridgham, The Year in Dickens: A Critical Narrative Survey of Scholarship on Charles Dickens—2011. Due 2016.
LC, CIP, Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64489-5. $78.50 (forthcoming); Paperbound ISBN-13: 978-0-404-67013-9. $35.00 .
Surveying the full spectrum of scholarship on Dickens published in 2011, this volume captures the encyclopedic range of methods, subjects, and theoretical approaches currently being applied to his work.
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No. 60: Christopher Diller and Sam Coale, Nathaniel Hawthorne in the College Classroom. 2017.
LC, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-64490-2, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64490-1. Paperbound, $59.00.
This anthology addresses the opportunities and challenges that the cultural and pedagogical centrality of Hawthorne's writing creates for classroom teachers as well as methods for adapting our approaches to teaching Hawthorne in order to excite students in the twenty-first century.

No. 61: Donald Pizer, Frank Norris and American Naturalism. Due 2017.
LC, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-64491-0, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-64491-8. Price to be set.
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