Literature: Literary History

  • A Literary History of England: Vol 2: The Renaissance (1500-1600) book cover

    A Literary History of England

    Vol 2: The Renaissance (1500-1600), 2nd Edition

    Edited by T. Brooke, M.A. Shaaber

    First published in 1959. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2016-07-06
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook to Nineteenth-Century British Periodicals and Newspapers book cover

    The Routledge Handbook to Nineteenth-Century British Periodicals and Newspapers

    1st Edition

    By Andrew King, Alexis Easley, John Morton

    Providing a comprehensive, interdisciplinary examination of scholarship on nineteenth-century British periodicals, this volume surveys the current state of research and offers researchers an in-depth examination of contemporary methodologies. The impact of digital media and archives on the field…

    Hardback – 2016-05-25
    Routledge

  • Romanticism: A Literary and Cultural History book cover

    Romanticism

    A Literary and Cultural History, 1st Edition

    By Carmen Casaliggi, Porscha Fermanis

    The Romantic period coincided with revolutionary transformations of traditional political and human rights discourses, as well as witnessing rapid advances in technology and a primitivist return to nature. As a broad global movement, Romanticism strongly impacted on the literature and arts of the…

    Paperback – 2016-05-12
    Routledge

  • From Puritanism to Postmodernism: A History of American Literature book cover

    From Puritanism to Postmodernism

    A History of American Literature, 1st Edition

    By Richard Ruland, Malcolm Bradbury

    Widely acknowledged as a contemporary classic that has introduced thousands of readers to American literature, From Puritanism to Postmodernism: A History of American Literature brilliantly charts the fascinating story of American literature from the Puritan legacy to the advent of postmodernism.…

    Paperback – 2016-04-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Classics

  • The Routledge Introduction to African American Literature book cover

    The Routledge Introduction to African American Literature

    1st Edition

    By D. Quentin Miller

    The Routledge Introduction to African American Literature considers the key literary, political, historical and intellectual contexts of African American literature from its origins to the present, and also provides students with an analysis of the most up-to-date literary trends and debates in…

    Paperback – 2016-02-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Introductions to American Literature

  • The Bible and Literature: The Basics book cover

    The Bible and Literature: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Norman W. Jones

    The Bible and Literature: The Basics provides an interpretive framework for understanding the significance of biblical allusions in literature—even for readers who have little prior knowledge of the Bible. In doing so, it surveys the Bible’s influence on a broad range of English, American, and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-19
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Engagements with Narrative book cover

    Engagements with Narrative

    1st Edition

    By Janine Utell

    Balancing key foundational topics with new developments and trends, Engagements with Narrative offers an accessible introduction to narratology. As new narrative forms and media emerge, the study of narrative and the ways people communicate through imagination, empathy, and storytelling is…

    Paperback – 2015-10-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Engagements with Literature

  • Engagements with Close Reading book cover

    Engagements with Close Reading

    1st Edition

    By Annette Federico

    What should we do with a literary work? Is it best to become immersed in a novel or poem, or is our job to objectively dissect it? Should we consult literature as a source of knowledge or wisdom, or keenly interrogate its designs upon us? Do we excavate the text as an historical artifact, or…

    Paperback – 2015-10-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Engagements with Literature

  • The Transnational in English Literature: Shakespeare to the Modern book cover

    The Transnational in English Literature

    Shakespeare to the Modern, 1st Edition

    By Pramod K. Nayar

    The Transnational in English Literature examines English literary history through its transnational engagements and argues that every period of English Literature can be examined through its global relations. English identity and nationhood is therefore defined through its negotiation with other…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • Literary Criticism and Theory: From Plato to Postcolonialism book cover

    Literary Criticism and Theory

    From Plato to Postcolonialism, 1st Edition

    By Pelagia Goulimari

    This incredibly useful volume offers an introduction to the history of literary criticism and theory from ancient Greece to the present. Grounded in the close reading of landmark theoretical texts, while seeking to encourage the reader's critical response, Pelagia Goulimari examines: major…

    Paperback – 2014-08-26
    Routledge

  • Studying Literature in English: An Introduction book cover

    Studying Literature in English

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Dominic Rainsford

    Studying Literature in English provides the ideal point of entry for students of English Literature. This book is an accessible guide for Literature students around the world. This book: Grounds literature and the study of literature throughout by referencing a selection of well-known novels,…

    Paperback – 2014-06-27
    Routledge

  • A Short Literary History of the United States book cover

    A Short Literary History of the United States

    1st Edition

    By Mario Klarer

    A Short Literary History of the United States offers an introduction to American Literature for students who want to acquaint themselves with the most important periods, authors, and works of American literary history. Comprehensive yet concise, it provides an essential overview of the different…

    Paperback – 2014-05-19
    Routledge

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