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Paperback, 14/12/2017, £9.99
The story of the composition, first performances and cultural afterlife of one of the best-loved and most widely performed works in the entire history of music.

Portable Paradise: Baedeker, Murray and the Victorian Guidebook

Hardback, 28/04/2011, £14.99
Generations of English tourists have been dependent on travel guides, whether for information on art history, or for practical advice. Keates's lively cultural history of the guide-book, based on his own unparalleled collection, shows that the Englishman has always revealed most about himself when he is abroad.

Connell Guide to the Poetry of Robert Browning

Paperback, 30/09/2012, £8.99
Wuthering Heights is traditionally seen as being about the timeless romance between Heathcliff and Catherine. Bradshaw takes issue with the conventional view, arguing that this in this novel the characters are driven by forces and passions they don't understand, and that Bronte's dark, violent world is much more complex than most critics allow.