Recovering Scotland S Slavery Past

Author: Tom M. Devine
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 1474408818
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Recovering Scotland S Slavery Past from the Author: Tom M. Devine. For more than a century and a half the real story of Scotlands connections to transatlantic slavery has been lost to history and shrouded in myth. There was even denial that the Scots unlike the English had any significant involvement in slavery .Scotland saw itself as a pioneering abolitionist nation untainted by a slavery past.This book is the first detailed attempt to challenge these beliefs.Written by the foremost scholars in the field , with findings based on sustained archival research, the volume systematically peels away the mythology and radically revises the traditional picture.In doing so the contributors come to a number of surprising conclusions. Topics covered include national amnesia and slavery,the impact of profits from slavery on Scotland, Scots in the Caribbean sugar islands ,compensation paid to Scottish owners when slavery was abolished,domestic controversies on the slave trade,the role of Scots in slave trading from English ports and much else. The book is a major contribution to Scottish history,to studies of the Scots global diaspora and to the history of slavery within the British Empire.It will have wide appeal not only to scholars and students but to all readers interested in discovering an untold aspect of Scotlands past.

My Lady Enslaved

Author: Shirl Anders
Publisher: Allure Books
ISBN:
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My Lady Enslaved from the Author: Shirl Anders. Erotic twists start quickly with a mistaken identity when Lord Harrison Ravenscar seizes the wrong woman for his vengeance and he takes innocent Chloe as his for revenge. My Lady Enslaved is the second book of Shirl Anders bestselling erotic Regency romance series called the Archangels. Captured between her deadly twin sister and Lord Ravenscar, Chloe finds herself captured into darkness. The coldly handsome and sexually arrogant Ravenscar refuses to believe her claims of mistaken identity as he propels her into the heady realm of submission. This is an adventurous and Gothic tale of revenge and intrigue. HEA Review, Vikky, Fallen Angels Review: "Such an erotic story I definitely recommend this regency BDSM to everyone." 4 Stars! Keywords; regency, regency romance, historical romance, spies, duke, victorian, archangel series, aristocratic, suspense, thriller, adventure, captive

Romance S Rival

Author: Talia Schaffer
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190465107
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Romance S Rival from the Author: Talia Schaffer. Romance's Rival argues that the central plot of the most important genre of the nineteenth century, the marriage plot novel, means something quite different from what we thought. In Victorian novels, women may marry for erotic desire--but they might, instead, insist on "familiar marriage," marrying trustworthy companions who can offer them socially rich lives and futures of meaningful work. Romance's Rival shows how familiar marriage expresses ideas of female subjectivity dating back through the seventeenth century, while romantic marriage felt like a new, risky idea. Undertaking a major rereading of the rise-of-the-novel tradition, from Richardson through the twentieth century, Talia Schaffer rethinks what the novel meant if one tracks familiar-marriage virtues. This alternative perspective offers new readings of major texts (Austen, the Bront?s, Eliot, Trollope) but it also foregrounds women's popular fiction (Yonge, Oliphant, Craik, Broughton). Offering a feminist perspective that reads the marriage plot from the woman's point of view, Schaffer inquires why a female character might legitimately wish to marry for something other than passion. For the past half-century, scholars have valorized desire, individuality, and autonomy in the way we read novels; Romance's Rival asks us to look at the other side, to validate the yearning for work, family, company, or social power as legitimate reasons for women's marital choices in Victorian fiction. Comprehensive in its knowledge of several generations of scholarship on the novel, Romance's Rival convinces us to re-examine assumptions about the nature and function of marriage and the role of the novel in helping us not simply imagine marriage but also process changing ideas about what it might look like and how it might serve people.

Women S Poetry Late Romantic To Late Victorian

Author: I. Armstrong
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1349270210
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Women S Poetry Late Romantic To Late Victorian from the Author: I. Armstrong. The first collection to make a comprehensive study of nineteenth-century women's poetry from late Romantic to late Victorian 'new woman' writers. Eighteen essays consider the gendered codes and genres developed by sophisticated poets. The feminine subject and marketing, a woman's tradition, lesbian desire, war, race, colonial experience, religion and science are themes of the collection, featuring, as well as the familiar Christina Rossetti and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, other poets such as 'L.E.L.', Felicia Hemans, Amy Levy and Augusta Webster.

Enslaved

Author: Hope Tarr
Publisher: Medallion Media Group
ISBN: 1605428647
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Enslaved from the Author: Hope Tarr. More than ten years ago, orphans Daisy Lake and Gavin Carmichael made a pact to stay together before Daisy was taken away. Now she is only a precious, painful memory until Gavin walks into an East End club where the headlining act is the infamous nightingale of the Montmarte music halls--Daisy. Original.

English Fiction Of The Victorian Period

Author: Michael Wheeler
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317896092
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English Fiction Of The Victorian Period from the Author: Michael Wheeler. Professor Wheeler's widely-acclaimed survey of the nineteenth-century fiction covers both the major writers and their works and encompasses the genres and "minor" fiction of the period. This excellent introduction and reference source has been revised for this second edition to include new material on lesser-known writers and a comprehensively updated bibliography.

Victorian Shakespeare

Author: G. Marshall
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230504140
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Victorian Shakespeare from the Author: G. Marshall. What did the Victorians think of Shakespeare? The twelve essays gathered here offer some answers, through close examination of works by leading nineteenth-century novelists, poets and critics including Dickens, Trollope, Eliot, Tennyson, Browning and Ruskin. Shakespeare provided the Victorians with ways of thinking about the authority of the past, about the emergence of a new mass culture, about the relations between artistic and industrial production, about the nature of creativity, about racial and sexual difference, and about individual and national identity.

Neo Victorian Freakery

Author: Helen Davies
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137402563
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Neo Victorian Freakery from the Author: Helen Davies. Neo-Victorian Freakery explores the way in which contemporary fiction, film, and television has revisited the lives of nineteenth-century freak show performers. It locates the neo-Victorian freak show as a crucial forum for debating the politics of disability, gender, sexuality and race within the genre more broadly.

Enslaved

Author: Colette Gale
Publisher: AVID PRESS
ISBN: 1931419302
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Enslaved from the Author: Colette Gale. In the sixth episode in the continuing Jane in the Jungle series, Jane becomes the obsession of an Amazon Queen. The Jane in the Jungle stories are an ongoing serial, with each episode ending on a cliffhanger. The current titles are: ENTWINED ENTANGLED ENTHRALLED ENTICED ENAMORED ENSLAVED ENRAPTURED (coming in 2015)

A Fine Romance

Author: Patricia Mellencamp
Publisher: Temple University Press
ISBN: 9781566394000
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A Fine Romance from the Author: Patricia Mellencamp. "Feminist film theory will soon be a quarter of a century old. It has known the euphoria of the 1970s, experienced the contradictions of the 1980s, and glimpsed the reversals and political gains, which include women of color, of the 1990s." But, Patricia Mellencamp asks, what is the next move? In this challenging look at twenty years of feminist film theory, Mellencamp elaborates on its rich history, drawing on her personal academic life, and offering inventive readings of a remarkable variety of films: recent Hollywood releases like Forest Gump, Pulp Fiction, Thelma and Louise, Basic Instinct, and Silence of the Lambs, and features and independent films made by women, such as The Piano, Angie, Orlando, Bedevil, Daughters of the Dust, Privilege, and Forbidden Love. With a clever sense of irony and wit, Mellencamp poses a question from which her analysis takes off: What did Rapunzel, Cinderella and Snow White forget to tell Thelma and Louise? According to Mellencamp, they forgot what comes after "the end," after the wedding to the prince. So many women's stories, often by choice, stop after the prince whisks the princess away to live happily ever after. This book asks, what does "happily" mean for women? And what does "ever after" cost women? This creative call to shift film feminism's infamous "gaze" from sex and bodies to money and work ascertains where film feminism has been and what it needs to progress. Rather than recycling and regaining the same ground, Mellencamp urges film feminism to explore and claim new territory. Author note: Patricia Mellencamp is Professor of Film and Cultural Theory, Department of Art History, the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee. She has published several books, including High Anxiety: Catastrophe, Scandal, Ageand Indiscretions: Avant-garde Film, Video, and Feminism.