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  • James Joyce and Modern Literature book cover

    James Joyce and Modern Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by W. J. McCormack, Alistair Stead

    This collection, first published in 1982, brings together thirteen writers from a wide variety of critical traditions to take a fresh look at Joyce and his crucial position not only in English literature but in modern literature as a whole. Comparative views of his work include reflections on his…

    eBook – 2015-12-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: James Joyce

  • Backgrounds for Joyce's Dubliners book cover

    Backgrounds for Joyce's Dubliners

    1st Edition

    By Donald T. Torchiana

    First published in 1986. Dubliners was James Joyce’s first major publication. Setting it at the turn of the century, Joyce claims to hold up a ‘nicely polished looking-glass’ to the native Irishman. In Backgrounds for Joyce’s Dubliners, the author examines the national, mythic, religious and…

    eBook – 2015-12-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: James Joyce

  • James Joyce: A Guide to Research book cover

    James Joyce

    A Guide to Research, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Jackson Rice

    James Joyce: A Guide to Research, first published in 1982, is a selective annotated bibliography of works by and about James Joyce. It consists of three parts: the primary bibliography – which includes separate bibliographies of Joyce’s major works, of scholarly editions or collections of his works…

    eBook – 2015-12-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: James Joyce

  • James Joyce's Finnegans Wake: A Casebook book cover

    James Joyce's Finnegans Wake

    A Casebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Harty, III

    First published in 1991. James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake: A Case Book was published in order to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Joyce's final work with 14 critical essays and a page-by-page outline of the novel. The book includes critical approaches and interpretations in film, drama, and music.…

    eBook – 2015-12-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: James Joyce

  • Lancelot and Guinevere: A Casebook book cover

    Lancelot and Guinevere

    A Casebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lori J. Walters

    Beginning with an introduction that examines the portrayal of the characters of Lancelot and Guinevere from their origins to the present day, this collection of 16 essays-five of which appear here for the first time-puts particular emphasis on the appearance of the two characters in medieval and…

    eBook – 2015-12-03
    Routledge
    Arthurian Characters and Themes

  • Critical Essays on George Eliot book cover

    Critical Essays on George Eliot

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Hardy

    This title, first published in 1970, consists of essays on the individual tales and novels of George Eliot, with two general essays that discuss the novels as a whole and cuts across the individual works. The primary concern of these studies is to see what the limits of George Eliot’s greatness are…

    eBook – 2015-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: George Eliot

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    George Eliot

    1st Edition

    By Ian Adam

    First published in 1969. George Eliot is a writer of ordinary human experience, whose work emphasizes commonplace characters and commonplace situations. Her mind, however, was far from ordinary. Professor Adam shows how wit, observation and sympathy, combined with a lucid and energetic intelligence…

    eBook – 2015-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: George Eliot

  • Vocation and Desire: George Eliot's Heroines book cover

    Vocation and Desire

    George Eliot's Heroines, 1st Edition

    By Dorothea Barrett

    First published in 1989. Generations of critics have seen George Eliot as a conservative Victorian high moralist and sybil. Vocation and Desire questions that image, and finds in her work elements of anger, feminism, subversiveness, revenge, iconoclasm, wit, and eroticism – elements that we have…

    eBook – 2015-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: George Eliot

  • Essays of George Eliot book cover

    Essays of George Eliot

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Pinney

    This collection, first published in 1963, includes 29 of George Eliot’s essays written between 1846 and 1868. Through these essays, Pinney has managed to convey her range of subject-matters and variety of style. This title, with an introduction and footnotes written by the editor, will be of…

    eBook – 2015-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: George Eliot

  • Middlemarch book cover

    Middlemarch

    1st Edition

    By Kerry McSweeney

    First published in 1984. Although Middlemarch was extravagantly praised by Henry James, Emily Dickinson and Virginia Woolf, it is only in the last few decades that the novel has been widely recognised as George Eliot’s finest work, one of the greatest English novels, and one of the classic texts of…

    eBook – 2015-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: George Eliot

  • All the Best, Neill (Routledge Revivals): Letters from Summerhill book cover

    All the Best, Neill (Routledge Revivals)

    Letters from Summerhill, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Croall

    A. S. Neill, founder of Summerhill, the most admired and most feared of all progressive schools, was famous as a schoolteacher, educational reformer, and author of illuminating and stylish books about education and the mind of the child. But few people know he was also a dedicated, prolific,…

    eBook – 2015-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ibsen: An Approach book cover

    Ibsen

    An Approach, 1st Edition

    By Janko Lavrin

    This book, first published in 1950, could best be described as a combination of literary, psychological and social criticism. Considerable space is allotted to the personal inner drama of Ibsen, which provides not only a clue to his art but shows how most of his themes inevitably grew out of the…

    eBook – 2015-08-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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