Literature: Literary History

  • A Tale of a Fool?: A microhistorical study of an 18th-century peasant woman book cover

    A Tale of a Fool?

    A microhistorical study of an 18th-century peasant woman

    By Guðný Hallgrímsdóttir

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Microhistories

  • John Petts and the Caseg Press book cover

    John Petts and the Caseg Press

    By Alison Smith

    This title was first published in 2000:  John Petts (1914-1991) is one of the outstanding wood-engravers of the twentieth century. His stunning prints featuring Welsh mountains and the people who live amongst them reflect his deep concern for the history of the land and are distinguished by…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revival: A History of Spanish Literature (1930) book cover

    Revival: A History of Spanish Literature (1930)

    By Ernest Merimee

    The present English version, authorized by the publishers and heirs of M. Merimee, is based on the third French Edition. New material of two sorts has been added, however. First, the translator has been allowed to utlize an annotated, interleaved copy of the Precis, 1922, in which the author, and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Christina Rossetti book cover

    Christina Rossetti

    Edited by Simon Humphries

    A new title in Routledge’s acclaimed Critical Heritage series, this collection brings together critical responses to the work of Christina Rossetti (1830–94), one of the most distinguished of all Victorian poets. This long-awaited volume records the reception of Rossetti’s work—her poetry, fiction…

    Hardback – 2018-12-28 
    Routledge
    Critical Heritage II

  • Robert Seymour and Nineteenth Century Print Culture: Sketches by Seymour and Comic Illustration book cover

    Robert Seymour and Nineteenth Century Print Culture

    Sketches by Seymour and Comic Illustration

    By Brian Maidment

    Robert Seymour’s Sketches by Seymour was one of the nineteenth century’s most enduring and widely reprinted books. Each new edition added fresh layers of text, textual annotation, and paratextual elements, with the result that Sketches offers an exemplary account of the dynamics of Victorian…

    Hardback – 2018-12-28 
    Routledge
    Studies in Publishing History: Manuscript, Print, Digital

  • Mary Wroth's Pamphilia to Amphilanthus: A Re-Appraisal book cover

    Mary Wroth's Pamphilia to Amphilanthus

    A Re-Appraisal

    By Ilona Bell

    In this first full-length study of Pamphilia to Amphilanthus, the first sonnet sequence to be written and published by an English woman, Ilona Bell shows that Mary Wroth is a boldly original lyric poet. Bell compares the handwritten private manuscript to the printed text, and shows how Wroth…

    Hardback – 2018-12-28 
    Routledge

  • Re-Covering Modernism: Pulps, Paperbacks, and the Prejudice of Form book cover

    Re-Covering Modernism

    Pulps, Paperbacks, and the Prejudice of Form

    In the first half of the twentieth century, modernist works appeared not only in obscure little magazines and books published by tiny exclusive presses but also in literary reprint magazines of the 1920s, tawdry pulp magazines of the 1930s, and lurid paperbacks of the 1940s. In his nuanced…

    Paperback – 2018-12-28 
    Routledge

  • The Shifting Sands of the North Sea Lowlands: Literary and Historical Imaginaries book cover

    The Shifting Sands of the North Sea Lowlands

    Literary and Historical Imaginaries

    By Katie Ritson

    Global seawater levels are rising and the low-lying coasts of the North Sea basin are amongst the most vulnerable in Europe. In our current moment of environmental crisis, the North Sea coasts are literary arenas in which the challenges and concerns of the Anthropocene are being played out. This…

    Hardback – 2018-12-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Annotating Modernism: Marginalia and Pedagogy from Virginia Woolf to the Confessional Poets book cover

    Annotating Modernism

    Marginalia and Pedagogy from Virginia Woolf to the Confessional Poets

    By Amanda Golden

    Making extensive use of archival materials by Sylvia Plath, John Berryman, and Anne Sexton, Amanda Golden constructs a new narrative of the relationship between modernism and post-war poetry. While Golden situates her book among other materialist histories of modernism, she moves beyond examination…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • The Foremother Figure in Early Black Women's Literature: Clothed in my Right Mind book cover

    The Foremother Figure in Early Black Women's Literature

    Clothed in my Right Mind

    By Jacqueline K. Bryant

    Originally published in 1999 The Foremother Figure in Early Black Women's Literature looks at how stereotypical foremother figure exists in nineteenth century American literature. The book argues that older black woman portrayed in early black women’s works differs significantly from the older…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: African American Literature

  • Routledge Library Editions: African American Literature book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: African American Literature

    By Various

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1995 and 1999, is a collection of works by leading academics on African American Literature. The set provides a rigorous examination of the effect of music in the culture of African American society, and how it has impacted the literature of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: African American Literature

  • Christina Rossetti's Goblin Market: A Publishing History book cover

    Christina Rossetti's Goblin Market

    A Publishing History

    By Maura Ives

    As the lead poem in Christina Rossetti's first collection, Goblin Market and Other Poems, "Goblin Market" stands both historically and literally as the gateway to Rossetti's works. Despite its importance in the Rossetti canon, the publishing history of Rossetti's famous poem remains incomplete.…

    Hardback – 2018-11-28 
    Routledge
    Studies in Publishing History: Manuscript, Print, Digital

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