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  • Immortal Boy: A Portrait of Leigh Hunt book cover

    Immortal Boy

    A Portrait of Leigh Hunt, 1st Edition

    By Ann Blainey

    Ann Blainey’s work, first published in 1985, provides a sensitive study of Leigh Hunt and the literary climate that influenced his life, and fills a large gap in literary biography. Blainey brings a perceptive eye to a generally embittered man whose chaotic life seemed a tragic failure. This title…

    eBook – 2016-03-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • Matthew Arnold and the Romantics book cover

    Matthew Arnold and the Romantics

    1st Edition

    By Leon Gottfried

    First published in 1963. Matthew Arnold grew up under the personal as well as literary influence of Wordsworth, when Keats, Shelley, and Byron were dominant poetic forces and Coleridge a seminal thinker on social and religious problems. However, the great Romantics were not always positive…

    eBook – 2016-03-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • River of Dissolution: D. H. Lawrence and English Romanticism book cover

    River of Dissolution

    D. H. Lawrence and English Romanticism, 1st Edition

    By Colin Clarke

    First published in 1969. This title concerns itself with the ambivalence of Lawrence’s attitude towards corruption. Clarke demonstrates that Lawrence’s attitude to ‘will’ and to sensational or disintegrative sex is much more equivocal than conceded. At the same time this is a study of Lawrence’s…

    eBook – 2016-03-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • Romantic Bards and British Reviewers: A Selected Edition of Contemporary Reviews of the Works of Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Keats and Shelley book cover

    Romantic Bards and British Reviewers

    A Selected Edition of Contemporary Reviews of the Works of Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Keats and Shelley, 1st Edition

    Edited by John O. Hayden

    First published in 1971. This collection of contemporary reviews of the five major English Romantic poets – Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Keats and Shelley – makes available the critical documents of a great period of literature and literary reviewing. Professor Hayden has selected sixty-eight…

    eBook – 2016-03-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • The Romantic Reviewers: 1802-1824 book cover

    The Romantic Reviewers

    1802-1824, 1st Edition

    Edited by John O. Hayden

    First published in 1969. This study of literary reviewing in the early nineteenth century is concerned with contemporary criticism of the works of the major Romantic poets – Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley and Keats – and of seven other notable Romantic writers including Hazlitt, Lamb and…

    eBook – 2016-03-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • Poetry of the Romantic Period book cover

    Poetry of the Romantic Period

    1st Edition

    By J. R. de J. Jackson

    First published in 1980. This title provides a critical and historical account of poetry written between 1780 and 1835. The author has been especially concerned to place the great poems and poets of the age in the context of the conventions and traditions in which they wrote, offering new…

    eBook – 2016-03-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • Romanticism: Critical Essays in American Literature book cover

    Romanticism

    Critical Essays in American Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Barbour, Thomas Quirk

    First published in 1986. This outstanding collection of major essays by some of America’s finest literary scholars and critics provides students of American literature with a unique perspective of America’s Romantic literature. Some of these essays make connections between authors or define…

    eBook – 2016-03-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • The Farthing Poet: A Biography of Richard Hengist Horne 1802-84: A Lesser Literary Lion book cover

    The Farthing Poet

    A Biography of Richard Hengist Horne 1802-84: A Lesser Literary Lion, 1st Edition

    By Ann Blainey

    First published in 1968. Richard Hengist Horne, virtually unknown today, was one of the more extraordinary figures of the nineteenth century literary scene. The author of an epic poem Orion was acclaimed a work of genius by almost every English critic. His voluminous literary output is for the most…

    eBook – 2016-03-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • Shakespeare's Comedies: Explorations in Form book cover

    Shakespeare's Comedies

    Explorations in Form, 1st Edition

    By Ralph Berry

    In this lucid and original study, first published in 1972, Ralph Berry discusses the ten comedies that run from The Comedy of Errors to Twelfth Night. Berry’s purpose is to identify the form of each play by relating the governing idea of the play to the action that expresses it. To this end the…

    eBook – 2016-03-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Art of John Webster book cover

    The Art of John Webster

    1st Edition

    By Ralph Berry

    The Art of John Webster, first published in 1972, is a study of the three extant plays of Webster known to be solely his work. These plays are seen as attempts to achieve in literature the effects of the baroque, a term which related Webster to the larger developments of European art. Their content…

    eBook – 2016-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Arthurian Women: A Casebook book cover

    Arthurian Women

    A Casebook, 1st Edition

    By Thelma S. Fenster, Norris J. Lacy

    Featuring three original and 14 classic essays, this volume examines literary representations of women in Arthuriana and how women artists have viewed them. The essays discuss the female characters in Arthurian legend, medieval and modern readers of the legend, modern critics and the modern women…

    eBook – 2015-12-22
    Routledge
    Arthurian Characters and Themes

  • Medieval Scholarship: Biographical Studies on the Formation of a Discipline: Religion and Art book cover

    Medieval Scholarship

    Biographical Studies on the Formation of a Discipline: Religion and Art, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Helen Damico

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2015-12-22
    Routledge
    Garland Library of Medieval Literature

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