Literature: Literary History

  • Literary Patronage in The Middle Ages book cover

    Literary Patronage in The Middle Ages

    1st Edition

    By Karl Julius Holznecht

    Published in 1966: The present study attempts in its fashion to supply a connected account of this somewhat neglected phase of medieval literary life, and to look carefully in earlier ages for the origins of medieval patronage. As one may suppose a patron might be approached and the modes in which…

    Paperback – 2020-04-09 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Three Medieval Greek Romances book cover

    Three Medieval Greek Romances

    1st Edition

    By Gavin Betts

    Published in 1995: These three 14th century medieval Greek romances, which are presented here for the first time in English translation, form part of a curious and previously neglected corner of literature.…

    Paperback – 2020-04-02 
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  • Social Mode of Restoration Comedy book cover

    Social Mode of Restoration Comedy

    1st Edition

    By Kathleen M. Lynch

    Published in 1967: This book is a historical account of comedy during the Restoration period in England. It discusses Comedy from Jonson to Shirley, serious drama in the Reign of Charles I and the period of Etherege.…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Works of Lord Bolingbroke: Volume 1 book cover

    The Works of Lord Bolingbroke

    Volume 1, 1st Edition

    By Henry St. John Bollingbroke

    Published in 1967: Accuracy and impartiality have been studied in the following Biography, more than elegance and that labored eulogy, which so often defeats its purpose. The quick genius and diversified attainments of the author and the statesman, have not been allowed to cast a glare over the…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
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  • Routledge Revivals: Barnaby Rudge (1987 ): An Annoted Bibliography book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Barnaby Rudge (1987 )

    An Annoted Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Jackson Rice

    Originally published in 1987 Barnaby Rudge is a comprehensive collection of bibliographical resources surrounding Dickens fifth novel Barnaby Rudge. The book addresses what the author terms, a ‘prevalent lack of research’ surrounding the novel. The collection lists bibliographic references which…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: D.H. Lawrence (1983): A Guide to Research book cover

    Routledge Revivals: D.H. Lawrence (1983)

    A Guide to Research, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Jackson Rice

    Originally published in 1983, D.H. Lawrence is an annotated bibliographic collection of works by and about D.H. Lawrence. Consisting of three parts, the primary bibliography contains separate bibliographies of Lawrence’s major publications, of collection editions of his works, of his letters, and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Early Modern English Calendar: A Reference Guide book cover

    The Early Modern English Calendar

    A Reference Guide, 1st Edition

    By Phebe Jensen

    Depending on variables such as rank, level of literacy, gender, and occupation, English society in the early modern period operated according to a number of different calendrical time schemes. These included the astronomical time that fundamentally set the duration of days and years; the seasons,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-28 
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  • Liberty and Poetics in Eighteenth Century England book cover

    Liberty and Poetics in Eighteenth Century England

    1st Edition

    By Michael Meehan

    The qualities and achievements of eighteenth century English literature have suffered denigration as a result of a prevailing Whig interpretation of literary history. It is the contention of this book, originally published in 1986, that an alternative form of Whig interpretation is possible and…

    Hardback – 2020-03-19 
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    Routledge Library Editions: 18th Century Literature

  • The Arctic in Literature for Children and Young Adults book cover

    The Arctic in Literature for Children and Young Adults

    1st Edition

    Edited by Heidi Hansson, Maria Lindgren Leavenworth, Anka Ryall

    As a setting for juvenile literature, the Arctic has traditionally been a space for adventure, the exotic and the fantastic. More recent works have used the Arctic setting to explore a dystopian future, often related to climate change. The aim of the present volume is to examine themes in Arctic…

    Hardback – 2020-03-03 
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    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Exploring the Horror of Supernatural Fiction: Ray Bradbury’s Elliott Family book cover

    Exploring the Horror of Supernatural Fiction

    Ray Bradbury’s Elliott Family, 1st Edition

    By Miranda Corcoran, Steve Gronert Ellerhoff

    Detailing the adventures of a supernatural clan of vampires, witches, and assorted monstrosities, Ray Bradbury’s Elliott family stories are a unique component of his extensive literary output. Written between 1946 and 1994, Bradbury eventually quilted the stories together into a novel, From the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-01 
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    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Geography and the Literary Imagination in Victorian Fictions of Empire: The Poetics of Imperial Space book cover

    Geography and the Literary Imagination in Victorian Fictions of Empire

    The Poetics of Imperial Space, 1st Edition

    By Jean Fernandez

    In this pioneering study, Dr. Fernandez explores how the rise of institutional geography in Victorian England impacted imperial fiction’s emergence as a genre characterized by a preoccupation with space and place. This volume argues that the alliance between institutional geography and the British…

    Hardback – 2020-02-29 
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  • A Cultural History of English Lexicography, 1600-1800: The Authoritative Word book cover

    A Cultural History of English Lexicography, 1600-1800

    The Authoritative Word, 1st Edition

    By Linda C. Mitchell

    As this lively new study effectively demonstrates, dictionaries serve as far more than just simple reference tools-they also offer a rich fund of information about people in society. Before now, the extent to which dictionaries encode social history, as opposed to merely relaying linguistic…

    Hardback – 2020-02-28 
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