Literature: Literary Genres

  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850: Volume II book cover

    British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    Volume II

    By Arnold Schmidt

    During the 1820s and 30s nautical melodramas "reigned supreme" on London stages, entertaining the mariners and maritime workers who comprised a large part of the audience for small theatres with the same sentimental moments and comic interludes of domestic melodrama mixed with patriotic images that…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850: Volume III book cover

    British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    Volume III

    By Arnold Schmidt

    During the 1820s and 30s nautical melodramas "reigned supreme" on London stages, entertaining the mariners and maritime workers who comprised a large part of the audience for small theatres with the same sentimental moments and comic interludes of domestic melodrama mixed with patriotic images that…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850: Volume I book cover

    British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    Volume I

    By Arnold Schmidt

    During the 1820s and 30s nautical melodramas "reigned supreme" on London stages, entertaining the mariners and maritime workers who comprised a large part of the audience for small theatres with the same sentimental moments and comic interludes of domestic melodrama mixed with patriotic images that…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Keir Hardie: The Making of a Socialist book cover

    Keir Hardie

    The Making of a Socialist

    By Fred Reid

    First published in 1978. This book is an essay in labour biography. Labour leaders of the nineteenth century are often enigmatic personalities, and James Keir Hardie is no exception. The main purpose of this study is to penetrate the heart of the enigma that is Kier Hardie. Why does he remain so…

    Hardback – 2018-12-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

  • Ben Tillett: Portrait of a Labour Leader book cover

    Ben Tillett

    Portrait of a Labour Leader

    By Jonathan Schneer

    First published in 1982. To study Tillett’s career is to study the modern British labour movement in its formative stages. His rhetoric and activities cast light upon some of the most important periods in labour history. In this book, not only the career of this remarkable and mercurial man is…

    Hardback – 2018-12-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

  • Fantasy book cover

    Fantasy

    By Lucie Armitt

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    The New Critical Idiom

  • E.T.A. Hoffmann's Orient: Romantic Aesthetics and the German Imagination: Romantic Aesthetics and the German Imagination book cover

    E.T.A. Hoffmann's Orient: Romantic Aesthetics and the German Imagination

    Romantic Aesthetics and the German Imagination

    By Joanna Neilly

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Reading the Renaissance: Culture, Poetics, and Drama book cover

    Reading the Renaissance

    Culture, Poetics, and Drama

    Edited by Jonathan Hart

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Chaucer's Dream Visions and Shorter Poems book cover

    Chaucer's Dream Visions and Shorter Poems

    Edited by William A. Quinn

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Victorian Poetry: Poetry, Poetics and Politics book cover

    Victorian Poetry

    Poetry, Poetics and Politics, 2nd Edition

    By Isobel Armstrong

    In Victorian Poetry: Poetry, Poetics and Politics, Isobel Armstrong rescues Victorian poetry from its longstanding sepia image as ‘a moralised form of romantic verse', and unearths its often subversive critique of nineteenth-century culture and politics. In this uniquely comprehensive and…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Engagements with Graphic Literature book cover

    Engagements with Graphic Literature

    By Michael Demson

    Engagements with Graphic Literature introduces readers to the long and multicultural history of the field as well as covering the major theoretical perspectives. Each chapter includes detailed case studies of a broad range of forms and media: from sacred documents, canonical literature,…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Engagements with Literature

  • Preaching the Blues: Black Feminist Performance in Lynching Plays book cover

    Preaching the Blues

    Black Feminist Performance in Lynching Plays

    By Maisha Akbar

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

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