Literature: Literary History

  • The Fairies in Tradition and Literature book cover

    The Fairies in Tradition and Literature

    2nd Edition

    By Katharine Briggs

    Fairies fascinate young and old alike. To some they offer tantalizing glimpses of other worlds, to others a subversive counterpoint to human arrogance and weakness. Like no other author, Katharine Briggs throughout her work communicated the thrill and delight of the world of fairies, and in this…

    Paperback – 2002-06-20
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    Routledge Classics

  • Marxism and Literary Criticism book cover

    Marxism and Literary Criticism

    2nd Edition

    By Terry Eagleton

    Is Marx relevant any more? Why should we care what he wrote? What difference could it make to our reading of literature? Terry Eagleton, one of the foremost critics of our generation, has some answers in this wonderfully clear and readable analysis. Sharp and concise, it is, without doubt, the most…

    Paperback – 2002-06-13
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  • The Routledge Companion to Russian Literature book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Russian Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Neil Cornwell

    The Routledge Companion to Russian Literature is an engaging and accessible guide to Russian writing of the past thousand years. The volume covers the entire span of Russian literature, from the Middle Ages to the post-Soviet period, and explores all the forms that have made it so famous: poetry,…

    Paperback – 2001-09-27
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    Routledge Companions

  • Literature book cover

    Literature

    1st Edition

    By Peter Widdowson

    This introductory volume provides an overview of the history of Literature as a cultural concept, and reflects on the contemporary nature, place and function of what the literary might mean for us today. Literature: * offers a concise history of the canonic concept of 'literature' from its earliest…

    Paperback – 1998-12-10
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    The New Critical Idiom

  • Authors of the Middle Ages, Volume IV, Nos 12–13: Historical and Religious Writers of the Latin West book cover

    Authors of the Middle Ages, Volume IV, Nos 12–13

    Historical and Religious Writers of the Latin West, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick J. Geary

    The anonymous author who has come to be known as Fredegar put together a collection of historical sources, together with items of his own composing in the second half of the 7th century. His work forms the most important source for the history of France in the period 594 to 642. It was added to in…

    Hardback – 1996-12-19
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    Authors of the Middle Ages

  • Authors of the Middle Ages, Volume III, Nos 7–11: English Writers of the Late Middle Ages book cover

    Authors of the Middle Ages, Volume III, Nos 7–11

    English Writers of the Late Middle Ages, 1st Edition

    By N.F. Blake, Douglas Gray

    Edited by M.C. Seymour

    Authors of the Middle Ages is a series designed for research and reference. The aim is to combine, in one compact work, a biography of a medieval author with all the information needed for further research. The series is divided into two sub-series. The first, edited by M.C. Seymour, focuses on…

    Hardback – 1996-03-28
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    Authors of the Middle Ages

  • Authors of the Middle Ages, Volume II, Nos 5–6: Historical and Religious Writers of the Latin West book cover

    Authors of the Middle Ages, Volume II, Nos 5–6

    Historical and Religious Writers of the Latin West, 1st Edition

    By Constant J. Mews

    Edited by Patrick J. Geary

    Volume II of the AUTHORS OF THE MIDDLE AGES series contains nos. 5-6 in the series: 'Peter Abelard' by Constant J. Mews and 'Honorius Augustodunensis' by V.I.J. Flint. PETER ABELARD (1079-1142) was one of the most creative and controversial thinkers of the 12th century. This study traces his life…

    Hardback – 1995-07-27
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    Authors of the Middle Ages

  • Authors of the Middle Ages. Volume I, Nos 1–4: English Writers of the Late Middle Ages book cover

    Authors of the Middle Ages. Volume I, Nos 1–4

    English Writers of the Late Middle Ages, 1st Edition

    By David C. Fowler, J. A. Burrow

    Edited by Michael C. Seymour

    Authors of the Middle Ages is a new series designed for research and reference. Each part, by an expert on the subject, gives an account of the facts known about a particular Author’s life and immediate historical context, together with a review of subsequent scholarship. This is supported by…

    Hardback – 1994-09-29
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    Authors of the Middle Ages

  • Textual Scholarship: An Introduction book cover

    Textual Scholarship

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By David C. Greetham

    First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1994-05-01
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  • The New Historicism Reader book cover

    The New Historicism Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Harold Veeser

    The New Historicism Reader documents the New Historicists' multiplex achievement, spanning Renaissance and Reagan studies, American realism, English romanticism, gender studies, feminism, and communications and rhetoric. Harold Veeser's introduction locates allies and opponents, surveys related…

    Paperback – 1993-11-18
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  • Oral Tradition In Judaism book cover

    Oral Tradition In Judaism

    1st Edition

    First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 1987-10-01
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    Albert Bates Lord Studies in Oral Tradition

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