E-books: British Studies

  • Locating the Queen's Men, 1583–1603: Material Practices and Conditions of Playing book cover

    Locating the Queen's Men, 1583–1603

    Material Practices and Conditions of Playing, 1st Edition

    By Holger Schott Syme, Andrew Griffin

    Edited by Helen Ostovich

    Locating the Queen's Men presents new and groundbreaking essays on early modern England's most prominent acting company, from their establishment in 1583 into the 1590s. Offering a far more detailed critical engagement with the plays than is available elsewhere, this volume situates the company in…

    eBook – 2016-05-06
    Routledge

  • Enlightening Romanticism, Romancing the Enlightenment: British Novels from 1750 to 1832 book cover

    Enlightening Romanticism, Romancing the Enlightenment

    British Novels from 1750 to 1832, 1st Edition

    Edited by Miriam L. Wallace

    As eighteenth-century scholarship expands its range, and disciplinary boundaries such as Enlightenment and Romanticism are challenged, novels published during the rich period from 1750 to 1832 have become a contested site of critical overlap. In this volume, scholars who typically write under the…

    eBook – 2016-05-06
    Routledge

  • John Clare's Religion book cover

    John Clare's Religion

    1st Edition

    By Sarah Houghton-Walker

    Addressing a neglected aspect of John Clare's history, Sarah Houghton-Walker explores Clare's poetry within the framework of his faith and the religious context in which he lived. While Clare expressed affection for the Established Church and other denominations on various occasions,…

    eBook – 2016-05-06
    Routledge

  • Jane Austen's Narrative Techniques: A Stylistic and Pragmatic Analysis book cover

    Jane Austen's Narrative Techniques

    A Stylistic and Pragmatic Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Massimiliano Morini

    Combining linguistic theory with analytical concepts and literary interpretation and appreciation, Jane Austen's Narrative Techniques traces the creation and development of Austen's narrative techniques. Massimiliano Morini employs the tools developed by post-war linguistics and above all…

    eBook – 2016-05-06
    Routledge

  • Marriage, Performance, and Politics at the Jacobean Court book cover

    Marriage, Performance, and Politics at the Jacobean Court

    1st Edition

    By Kevin Curran

    Marriage, Performance, and Politics at the Jacobean Court constitutes the first full-length study of Jacobean nuptial performance, a hitherto unexplored branch of early modern theater consisting of masques and entertainments performed for high-profile weddings. Scripted by such writers as Ben…

    eBook – 2016-05-06
    Routledge

  • Media Portrayals of Religion and the Secular Sacred: Representation and Change book cover

    Media Portrayals of Religion and the Secular Sacred

    Representation and Change, 1st Edition

    By Kim Knott, Elizabeth Poole

    Is it true that Christianity is being marginalised by the secular media, at the expense of Islam? Are the mass media Islamophobic? Is atheism on the rise in media coverage? Media Portrayals of Religion and the Secular Sacred explores such questions and argues that television and newspapers remain…

    eBook – 2016-04-29
    Routledge
    AHRC/ESRC Religion and Society Series

  • Educating Professionals: Practice Learning in Health and Social Care book cover

    Educating Professionals

    Practice Learning in Health and Social Care, 1st Edition

    By Steven M. Shardlow

    Edited by Mark Doel

    How do health and social care professionals learn their practice? What can the professions learn from each other? This book offers a comprehensively written account of the recent organizational and conceptual changes in UK practice education. Using case examples, the authors focus on the…

    eBook – 2016-04-29
    Routledge

  • Polish Migration to the UK in the 'New' European Union: After 2004 book cover

    Polish Migration to the UK in the 'New' European Union

    After 2004, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kathy Burrell

    Since the 2004 enlargement of the European Union over half a million Polish migrants have registered to work in the United Kingdom, constituting one of the largest migration movements in contemporary Europe. Drawing on research undertaken across a wide range of disciplines - history, economics,…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Political Economy and the States of Literature in Early Modern England book cover

    Political Economy and the States of Literature in Early Modern England

    1st Edition

    By Aaron Kitch

    Crossing the disciplinary borders between political, religious, and economic history, Aaron Kitch's innovative new study demonstrates how sixteenth-century treatises and debates about trade influenced early modern English literature by shaping key formal and aesthetic concerns of authors between…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge

  • Radical Pastoral, 1381–1594: Appropriation and the Writing of Religious Controversy book cover

    Radical Pastoral, 1381–1594

    Appropriation and the Writing of Religious Controversy, 1st Edition

    By Mike Rodman Jones

    From William Langland's Piers Plowman, through the highly polemicized literary culture of fifteenth-century Lollardy, to major Reformation writers such as Simon Fish, William Tyndale and John Bale, and into the 1590s, this book argues for a vital reassessment of our understanding of the literary…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge

  • Popular Music And Television In Britain book cover

    Popular Music And Television In Britain

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Inglis

    Listening to popular music and watching television have become the two most common activities for postwar generations in Britain. From the experiences of programmes like Oh Boy! and Juke Box Jury, to the introduction of 24 hour music video channels, the number and variety of television outputs that…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Negotiating Boundaries in the City: Migration, Ethnicity, and Gender in Britain book cover

    Negotiating Boundaries in the City

    Migration, Ethnicity, and Gender in Britain, 1st Edition

    By Joanna Herbert

    Using in-depth life-story interviews and oral history archives, this book explores the impact of South Asian migration from the 1950s onwards on both the local white, British-born population and the migrants themselves. Taking Leicester as a main case study - identified as a European model of…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

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