Literature: Literary History

  • Postcolonial Animalities book cover

    Postcolonial Animalities

    1st Edition

    By Suvadip Sinha, Amit R. Baishya

    Postcolonial Animalities, co-edited by Suvadip Sinha and Amit R. Baishya, brings together ten essays to consider the interfaces between "human" and "animal" and the concrete presence of animals in postcolonial cultural production. This edited collection critiques monohumanist conceptions of the "…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
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    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Mediterranean Slavery and World Literature: Captivity Genres from Cervantes to Rousseau book cover

    Mediterranean Slavery and World Literature

    Captivity Genres from Cervantes to Rousseau, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mario Klarer

    Mediterranean Slavery and World Literature is a collection of selected essays about the transformations of captivity experiences in major early modern texts of world literature and popular media, including works by Cervantes, de Vega, Defoe, Rousseau, and Mozart. Where most studies of Mediterranean…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Literary Experiments in Magazine Publishing: Beyond Serialization book cover

    Literary Experiments in Magazine Publishing

    Beyond Serialization, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Lloyd Vranken

    As the nineteenth century came to an end, a number of voices within the British and American magazine industries pushed back against serialisation as the dominant publication mode, experimenting instead with less conventional magazine formats. This book explores these formats, focusing (in…

    Hardback – 2019-12-01 
    Routledge
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • Royalists and Royalism in 17th-Century Literature: Exploring Abraham Cowley book cover

    Royalists and Royalism in 17th-Century Literature

    Exploring Abraham Cowley, 1st Edition

    By Philip Major

    Author of plays, love-lyrics, essays and, among other works, The Civil War, the Davideis and the Pindarique Odes, Abraham Cowley made a deep impression on seventeenth-century letters, attested by his extravagant funeral and his burial next to Chaucer and Spenser in Westminster Abbey. Ejected from…

    Hardback – 2019-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Images of Imperial Rule book cover

    Images of Imperial Rule

    1st Edition

    By Hugh Ridley

    Originally published in 1983. In the late nineteenth century as the European powers divided the world between themselves and scrambled over Africa, so their writers went with them, recording in fiction, as well as in historical narrative, the events and issues of the colonial expansion. The…

    Paperback – 2019-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: World Empires

  • The Comic Tales of Chaucer book cover

    The Comic Tales of Chaucer

    1st Edition

    By T. W. Craik

    Originally published in 1964. This book deals wholly with Chaucer’s comic tales. The individual tales are not discussed in isolation but always with reference to the others and to Chaucer’s poetry as a whole. By this comparison and analysis, this book illuminates the features of Chaucer’s…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    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…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • Chaucer and the Making of English Poetry, Volume 2: The Art of Narrative book cover

    Chaucer and the Making of English Poetry, Volume 2

    The Art of Narrative, 1st Edition

    By P. M. Kean

    Originally published in 1972. This important work of Chaucerian scholarship deals with two aspects of the poet and his work - his individual achievement and his place in history - and demonstrates that in both these senses Chaucer is a maker of English poetry. The author explores Chaucer’s…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    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…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    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…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    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,…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

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