E-books: Literature Readers & Sourcebooks

  • Eros and Psyche (Routledge Revivals): The Representation of Personality in Charlotte Brontë, Charles Dickens, George Eliot book cover

    Eros and Psyche (Routledge Revivals)

    The Representation of Personality in Charlotte Brontë, Charles Dickens, George Eliot, 1st Edition

    By Karen Chase

    How does Victorian fiction represent personality? How does it express emotion and how does it imagine the mind? These questions stand at the centre of Eros and Psyche, first published in 1984. In examining how three authors – Charlotte Brontë, Charles Dickens and George Eliot – depict the mind and…

    eBook – 2014-06-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Tragedy book cover

    Tragedy

    1st Edition

    By John Drakakis, Naomi Conn Liebler

    This wide-ranging and unique collection of documents on one of the most enduring of literary genres, Tragedy, offers a radical revaluation of its significance in the light of the critical attention that it has received during the past one-hundred and fifty years. The foundations of much…

    eBook – 2014-05-12
    Routledge
    Longman Critical Readers

  • The Anatomy of the Novel (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    The Anatomy of the Novel (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Marjorie Boulton

    First published in 1975, this title provides an introduction to the study of the novel. Marjorie Boulton deals systematically with the major elements of plot, character, authorial conventions, narrative structure, and dialogue and distinguishes different types of fiction. The emphasis is on the…

    eBook – 2014-05-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • As You Like It: Critical Essays book cover

    As You Like It

    Critical Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edward Tomarken

    This essay collection offers a lengthy introduction describing trends in criticism and theatrical interpretation of As You Like It. Twenty-six major essays on the play, including several written especially for this volume highlight the work, coupled with twenty-three reviews of various productions,…

    eBook – 2014-05-01
    Routledge
    Shakespeare Criticism

  • Grub Street (Routledge Revivals): Studies in a Subculture book cover

    Grub Street (Routledge Revivals)

    Studies in a Subculture, 1st Edition

    By Pat Rogers

    First published in 1972, this is the first detailed study of the milieu of the eighteenth-century literary hack and its significance in Augustan literature. Although the modern term ‘Grub Street’ has declined into vague metaphor, for the Augustan satirists it embodied not only an actual place but…

    eBook – 2014-05-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • A George Herbert Companion (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    A George Herbert Companion (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Robert H. Ray

    First published in 1995, this title provides the reader with a compendium of useful information for any reader of George Herbert to have at hand. It includes key biographical information, situates the poetry in its historical and cultural context, and, where appropriate, explains theological…

    eBook – 2014-05-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • An Andrew Marvell Companion (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    An Andrew Marvell Companion (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Robert H. Ray

    First published in 1998, this title provides for the reader of the renowned metaphysical poet and politician a valuable reference and resource volume. It is a compendium of useful information for any reader of Andrew Marvell, including crucial biographical material, historical contextualisation,…

    eBook – 2014-05-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • A John Donne Companion (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    A John Donne Companion (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Robert H. Ray

    First published in 1990, this title provides a compendium of useful information for any reader of Donne to have at hand: crucial biographical material, historical contextualisation, and details about his life’s work. The intention throughout is to enhance understanding and appreciation, without…

    eBook – 2014-05-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Psychoanalysis and Gender: An Introductory Reader book cover

    Psychoanalysis and Gender

    An Introductory Reader, 1st Edition

    By Rosalind Minsky

    What is object-relations theory and what does it have to do with literary studies? How can Freud's phallocentric theories be applied by feminist critics? In Psychoanalysis and Gender: An Introductory Reader Rosalind Minsky answers these questions and more, offering students a clear, straightforward…

    eBook – 2014-04-23
    Routledge
    Critical Readers in Theory and Practice

  • King Arthur's Modern Return book cover

    King Arthur's Modern Return

    1st Edition

    Edited by Debra N. Mancoff

    The Arthurian legend closes with a promise: On a distant day, when his country calls, the king will return. His lost realm will be regained, and his shattered dream of an ideal world will, at last, be realized. This collection of original essays explores the issue of return in the modern Arthurian…

    eBook – 2014-04-23
    Routledge
    Garland Reference Library of the Humanities

  • Shelley (Routledge Revivals): The Man and the Poet book cover

    Shelley (Routledge Revivals)

    The Man and the Poet, 1st Edition

    By A. Clutton-Brock

    First published in 1909, with a second edition in 1923, this concise and easily accessible overview of Shelley’s life and work presents the poet not as popular legend would have it, but in a more objective light. A.Clutton-Brock notes his forthright and imperious attitude to life – a life in which…

    eBook – 2014-03-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Medieval Scholarship: Biographical Studies on the Formation of a Discipline: Literature and Philology book cover

    Medieval Scholarship: Biographical Studies on the Formation of a Discipline

    Literature and Philology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Damico

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2014-02-04
    Routledge
    Garland Library of Medieval Literature

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