Routledge English Texts is a highly-acclaimed major series of editions which combine the original text with fully comprehensive critical analysis - each one tailor-made for students' needs.
In addition to the text and detailed notes, every volume provides a succinct historical introduction and an invaluable critical commentary. The volumes therefore bring together a balanced collection of primary material with a wealth of contextual information, thereby effectively providing two books in one.
The Tales of The Clerk and The Wife of Bath
John Clare Selected Poetry and Prose
Alexander Pope Selected Poetry and Prose
Byron: Selected Poetry and Prose
By Marion Wynne-Davies, Geoffrey Chaucer
October 22, 1992
The first feminist edition of these two tales. Wynne-Davies addresses the social and cultural context of the poems' production in a critical commentary to the texts. Also includes a line by line gloss and a historical introduction....
By Robin Sowerby, Alexander Pope
August 18, 1988
Alexander Pope's technical polish and intellectual poise appeal to the subtlest audience. This selection includes The Rape of the Lock, Eloisa to Abelard, and extracts from The Dunciad and the translation of Homer....
By Donald A. Low, Lord Byron
December 06, 1995
Donald Low's collection contains Byron's most subversive, spirited and playful poetry as well as his outspoken prose. With helpful and informative annotation and a full bibliography this is an essential study aid for students....
By Tony Davies, John Milton
January 21, 1992
An edition of Milton's later work rk includes the text of six books of Paradise Lost, The History of Britain and the whole of Samson Agonistes. Through his introduction, commmentary and full annotations, Tony Davies sets the works in their political and cultural contexts, and discusses such themes ...
By Professor Norman Page, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Norman Page
June 17, 2013
Represents Tennyson's work in many poetic forms over more than sixty years. The collection includes a substantial introduction, explanatory notes and bibliographical information....
By James Redmond, William Morris
January 15, 1972
"This astute and long overdue reappraisal provides a lucid overview and a wealth of contextual information. An excellent resource." -- Shannon L. Rogers, Saint Josephâ€™s University, Editor, Newsletter of the William Morris Society in the United States"through his insightful introduction and ...
By Simon Barker, John Ford
April 17, 1997
The last decade has seen a revival of interest in John Ford and especially 'Tis Pity She's a Whore, his tragedy of religious scepticism, incestuous love, and revenge. This text in particular has provided a focus for scholarship as well as being the subject of a number of major theatrical ...