E-books: Language & Literature

  • The Works of Maria Edgeworth, Part I Vol 3 book cover

    The Works of Maria Edgeworth, Part I Vol 3

    1st Edition

    By Marilyn Butler

    This book is a collection of novels Leonora and Harrington by Maria Edgeworth that address issues of nationalism in an Anglo-Irish context and that will be of much use to scholars, students and general readers interested in fictional works. MARIA EDGEWORTH was born in 1768. Her first novel, Castle…

    eBook – 2019-09-19
    Routledge

  • Morality in a Realistic Spirit: Essays for Cora Diamond book cover

    Morality in a Realistic Spirit

    Essays for Cora Diamond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Gleeson, Craig Taylor

    This unique collection of essays has two main purposes. The first is to honour the pioneering work of Cora Diamond, one of the most important living moral philosophers and certainly the most important working in the tradition inspired by Ludwig Wittgenstein. The second is to develop and deepen a…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • A Multimodal Perspective on Applied Storytelling Performances: Narrativity in Context book cover

    A Multimodal Perspective on Applied Storytelling Performances

    Narrativity in Context, 1st Edition

    By Soe Marlar Lwin

    In this volume, Soe Marlar Lwin proposes a contextualized multimodal framework that brings together storytelling practitioners’ and academic researchers’ conceptions of storytelling. It aims to highlight the ways in which various institutions in contemporary society have been using live…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Chaucer and the Bible: A Critical Review of Research, Indexes, and Bibliography book cover

    Chaucer and the Bible

    A Critical Review of Research, Indexes, and Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Lawrence Besserman

    Originally published in 1988. This book offers a very useful source of information on Chaucer’s relationship to the Bible. It contains a detailed chapter on research into this connection and then presents two indexes. The first is organised by title of Chaucer’s work and then line number detailing…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde book cover

    Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde

    1st Edition

    By C. David Benson

    Originally published in 1990. This study is of one of the world’s great narrative poems and one of the few long poems in English about physical love. Although this work is often overshadowed by the Canterbury Tales, the author argues that it has its own profound multiplicity. Its mixture of genres,…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • Chaucer: An Introduction: Second Edition book cover

    Chaucer: An Introduction

    Second Edition, 1st Edition

    By S.S. Hussey

    Originally published in 1981, this second edition built on the success of the first which had established itself as a standard introduction to the poetry of Geoffrey Chaucer. It shows Chaucer not only in the context of his own age, but, more important, as a writer and a man who is still vivid to us…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • Chaucer's Humor: Critical Essays book cover

    Chaucer's Humor

    Critical Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jean E. Jost

    Originally published in 1994. Chaucer is considered the first major humorist in English literature and is particularly interesting as he reflects the humor of predecessors and contemporaries as well as defines development for subsequent British humor. This collection presents essays that define the…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • Chaucer book cover

    Chaucer

    1st Edition

    By John Lawlor

    Originally published in 1968. A critical interpretation of Chaucer's narrative poetry which concentrates on three major groupings - the early love-visions, the ‘tragedye’ of Troilus and Criseyde, and the Canterbury Tales. Emphasis is laid on Chaucer as an oral narrator and on the varying skills…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • Geoffrey Chaucer book cover

    Geoffrey Chaucer

    1st Edition

    By John Norton-Smith

    Originally published in 1974. This book discusses those aspects of Chaucer’s art which are concerned with the problem of specific form. These aspects have been concentrated on by the author for Chaucer’s major poems and some of his so-called minor poems in separate chapters. It offers a critical…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • Chaucer and Middle English Studies: In Honour of Rossell Hope Robbins book cover

    Chaucer and Middle English Studies

    In Honour of Rossell Hope Robbins, 1st Edition

    Edited by Beryl Rowland

    Originally published in 1974. The thirty-six essays of this book were written and assembled in hour of an internationally recognised scholar of medieval literature. Written by a diverse range of contributors, the chapters cover not only various studies of aspects of Chaucer’s poetry, but also some…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • Chaucer Source and Analogue Criticism: A Cross-Referenced Guide book cover

    Chaucer Source and Analogue Criticism

    A Cross-Referenced Guide, 1st Edition

    By Lynn King Morris

    Originally published in 1985. This impressive research tool offers four different indexes to cross-reference works on the sources of Chaucer. The user can look up sources by author, genre type or title, or look up the title of one of Chaucer’s works to find which bibliographic entries they are…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • "Many a Song and Many a Leccherous Lay"

    Tradition and Individuality in Chaucer's Lyric Poetry, 1st Edition

    By Jay Ruud

    Originally published in 1992. Although they were apparently much appreciated in his own time, Chaucer’s lyrics have for most of the modern era been the most neglected of his poetic productions. This work offers a comprehensive overview of Chaucer’s lyric corpus. The author extends his scope to…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

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