Literature: Literary Genres

  • Writing Lives Together: Romantic and Victorian auto/biography book cover

    Writing Lives Together

    Romantic and Victorian auto/biography

    Edited by Felicity James, Julian North

    A diary entry, begun by a wife and finished by a husband; a map of London, its streets bearing the names of forgotten lives; biographies of siblings, and of spouses; a poem which gives life to long-dead voices from the archives. All these feature in this volume as examples of ‘writing lives…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge

  • Body Language: Narrating illness and disability book cover

    Body Language

    Narrating illness and disability

    Edited by G. Thomas Couser

    As much as we may like to evade them, illness and disability inescapably attend human embodiment – we are all vulnerable subjects. So it might seem natural and inevitable that the most universal, most democratic, form of literature – autobiography – should address these common features of human…

    Hardback – 2017-10-09 
    Routledge

  • Byron book cover

    Byron

    By John D. Jump

    First published in 1972. John D. Jump, a leading authority on Byron and the Romantic period, here gives an account of Byron’s literary achievement in relation to the age of revolutions in which he lived and in relation to his own character and personal circumstances. Professor Jump focuses upon the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Lord Byron

  • Lord Byron's Marriage: The Evidence of Asterisks book cover

    Lord Byron's Marriage

    The Evidence of Asterisks

    By G. Wilson Knight

    First published in 1957. This title explores the brief marriage of Lord Byron and his wife Annabella Millbanke, and the scandal that surrounded their relationship. The exact reason for their separation and eventual divorce was never confirmed, but G. Wilson Knight uses Byron’s poetry, letters and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Lord Byron

  • Byron's Don Juan book cover

    Byron's Don Juan

    By Bernard Beatty

    First published in 1985. What sort of poem is Don Juan, and how does it maintain its momentum through its long and often struggling narrative? These are the questions that Bernard Beatty proposes in this subtle and elegant discussion of Byron’s masterwork. The legend of Don Juan was entrenched in…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Lord Byron

  • Byron's Don Juan: A Critical Study book cover

    Byron's Don Juan

    A Critical Study

    By Elizabeth French Boyd

    When this book was published in 1945, interest in Byron’s poetry and appreciation of his titanic role in Romanticism had been steadily increasing. Of all his vast poetic production, Don Juan, the last and greatest of his major works, offers the highest rewards to the modern reader. It not only…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Lord Byron

  • Browning book cover

    Browning

    By Roy E. Gridley

    First published in 1972. Browning was a keen observer and dramatic recorder of nineteenth-century European culture; his poetry reflects a wide range of intellectual, religious and artistic issues of his day. Roy E. Gridley shows here that during the six decades of Browning’s active writing career (…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Poetry

  • Robert Browning: A Collection of Critical Essays book cover

    Robert Browning

    A Collection of Critical Essays

    Edited by Philip Drew

    First published in 1966. This title complies a selection of critical articles by various authors on the poetry of Robert Browning. The editor has collected a number of important general studies of Browning’s mind and art by English and American critics, as well as studies on individual poems. This…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Poetry

  • Emily Dickinson: A Celebration for Readers book cover

    Emily Dickinson

    A Celebration for Readers

    Edited by Suzanne Juhasz, Cristanne Miller

    The focus of this title, first published in 1989, begins with Dickinson’s poems themselves and the ways in which we read them. There are three readings for each of the six poems under consideration that are both complementary and provocative. The selected poems show Dickinson speaking of herself in…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Poetry

  • At the Titan's Breakfast: Three Essays on Byron's Poetry book cover

    At the Titan's Breakfast

    Three Essays on Byron's Poetry

    By Robert Polito

    This title, first published in 1987, comprises of three essays which examine Lord Byron’s poetry. Some of Byron’s most famous poems are examined, including Don Juan and Childe Harold's Pilgrimage. This title will be of interest to students of literature.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Lord Byron

  • Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning: A Creative Partnership book cover

    Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning

    A Creative Partnership

    By Mary Sanders Pollock

    First published in 2003, this book examines the creative partnership of Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning, and provides a critical analysis of the poems written by this famous couple during the 16 year period of their friendship, courtship and marriage. Even quite early in their relationship,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Poetry

  • Environmental Posthumanism in Literature and Science: Stages of Transmutation book cover

    Environmental Posthumanism in Literature and Science

    Stages of Transmutation

    By Tom Idema

    Literature is often regarded as a window on the human soul. However, in an era of turbulent planetary change, perhaps this inward focus will give way to a preoccupation with the relations between humans and their nonhuman environments, thus decentering humanity. Such a perspective may be called…

    Hardback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

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