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‘A Blessing in the Wilderness’

Claire Preston.

in The Poetics of Scientific Investigation in Seventeenth-Century England

December 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800); Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 28056 words.

The early-modern scientist’s intellectual community is partly an imaginative fiction based on utopian fables of eirenic intellectual cooperation—ideal, virtual, and openly fictional...

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“A Curious Sort of Book”

Susan I. Gatti.

in The Oxford Handbook of Jack London

January 2017; p ublished online January 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 12832 words.

A bold, imaginative work, The Star Rover demonstrates Jack London’s inventive approach to the social-protest genre. London mixes in the typical problem-novel ingredients: gritty, realistic...

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“A Little Voyage of Discovery?”: Fiction and the Pursuit of Knowledge

Sarah Tindal Kareem.

in Eighteenth-Century Fiction and the Reinvention of Wonder

October 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800); Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 17010 words.

The final chapter shows how Austen’s Northanger Abbey and Shelley’s Frankenstein critique admiration for great minds. This critique occurs within the context of the emergent disciplinary...

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110A Piccadilly

Edited by Rosemary Herbert.

in The Oxford Companion to Crime and Mystery Writing

January 1999; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 11 words.

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‘A Solemn and Mournful Recollection’

Charlotte Roberts.

in Edward Gibbon and the Shape of History

July 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800); Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 16830 words.

The last three volumes of Edward Gibbon’s History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire describe the final corruption and fall of empire in the East. This chapter examines how loss...

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Abduction

Edited by Rosemary Herbert.

in The Oxford Companion to Crime and Mystery Writing

January 1999; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 3 words.

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Abercrombie, Lascelles (1881–1938)

Michael Cox and Christopher Riches.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 101 words.

Interludes and Poems (1908) Poetry Emblems of Love (1912) Poetry Thomas Hardy (1912) Non-Fiction

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Abercrombie, Lascelles (1881–1938)

Edited by Michael Cox and Christopher Riches.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 101 words.

Interludes and Poems (1908) Poetry Emblems of Love (1912) Poetry Thomas Hardy (1912) Non-Fiction

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Abish, Walter (1931– )

Michael Cox and Christopher Riches.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 51 words.

Duel Site (1970) Poetry Alphabetical Africa (1974) Fiction Minds Meet (1975) Fiction Short Stories

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Abish, Walter (1931– )

Edited by Michael Cox and Christopher Riches.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 51 words.

Duel Site (1970) Poetry Alphabetical Africa (1974) Fiction Minds Meet (1975) Fiction Short Stories

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