Literature: Literary History

  • Roads, Mobility, and Violence in Indigenous Literature and Art from North America book cover

    Roads, Mobility, and Violence in Indigenous Literature and Art from North America

    1st Edition

    By Deena Rymhs

    Roads, Mobility, and Violence in Indigenous Literature and Art from North America explores mobility, spatialized violence, and geographies of activism in a diverse archive of literary and visual art by Indigenous authors and artists. Building on Raymond Williams’s observation that "traffic is not…

    Hardback – 2019-01-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Literatures and the Environment

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

    Re-Covering Modernism

    Pulps, Paperbacks, and the Prejudice of Form, 1st Edition

    By David M Earle

    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

  • Avid Ears: Medieval Gossips, Sound and the Art of Listening book cover

    Avid Ears

    Medieval Gossips, Sound and the Art of Listening, 1st Edition

    By Christine M Neufeld

    Arguing that women’s "silencing" is in part the result of women’s voices being treated as the white noise of history, Avid Ears: Medieval Gossips, Sound, and the Art of Listening explores the historical representation of female voices as actual acoustic phenomena. The volume focuses on English…

    Hardback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Medieval Literature and Culture

  • Reading Fictions, 1660-1740: Deception in English Literary and Political Culture book cover

    Reading Fictions, 1660-1740

    Deception in English Literary and Political Culture, 1st Edition

    By Kate Loveman

    English society in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries was fascinated by deception, and concerns about deceptive narratives had a profound effect on reading practices. Kate Loveman's interdisciplinary study explores the ways in which reading habits, first developed to deal with…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

  • The Epigrams of Sir John Harington book cover

    The Epigrams of Sir John Harington

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gerard Kilroy

    Many scholars have been calling for a new edition of Sir John Harington's Epigrams. Gerard Kilroy, using the three manuscripts arranged and revised by the author, offers the first complete text in print of Harington's four hundred Epigrams, uncovers Harington's elaborate design of forty theological…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

  • Laurence Sterne and the Visual Imagination book cover

    Laurence Sterne and the Visual Imagination

    1st Edition

    By W.B. Gerard

    The first full-length and comprehensive study of the illustrations of Sterne's work, this book explores the ability of Sterne's texts to inspire the visual imagination. It helps to explain why scores of editions of his fiction have been illustrated, some profusely: to fulfill the reader's desire,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

  • Medicine at the Courts of Europe: 1500-1837 book cover

    Medicine at the Courts of Europe

    1500-1837, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vivian Nutton

    Originally published in 1990, Medicine at the Courts of Europe 1500-1837 is a collection of essays examining the whole range of medical activities in a variety of European courts, from Rome of the Borgias to the Russia of Catherine the Great. It documents the diverse influences of custom, wealth,…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • The Evangelical Party and Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s Return to the Church of England book cover

    The Evangelical Party and Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s Return to the Church of England

    1st Edition

    By Christopher W Corbin

    It has long been accepted that when Samuel Taylor Coleridge rejected the Unitarianism of his youth and returned to the Church of England, he did so while accepting a general Christian orthodoxy. Christopher Corbin clarifies Coleridge’s religious identity and argues that while Coleridge’s Christian…

    Hardback – 2018-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Romanticism

  • Christina Rossetti book cover

    Christina Rossetti

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Humphries

    This long-awaited volume in the Critical Heritage series presents the reception of Christina Rossetti’s work by her Victorian readers and integrates their critical responses with the evidence of her literary life and publication history. It presents the responses in unpublished material –…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Critical Heritage II

  • G. W. M. Reynolds and His Fiction: The Man Who Outsold Dickens book cover

    G. W. M. Reynolds and His Fiction

    The Man Who Outsold Dickens, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Knight

    George Reynolds is arguably the most prolific of all nineteenth-century English novelists, reaching an enormous audience through his thirty-six novels. Often selling in very large numbers in weekly one-penny installments, his works were known as by the most popular English novelist ever. Yet today,…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • California and the Melancholic American Identity in Joan Didion’s Novels: Exiled from Eden book cover

    California and the Melancholic American Identity in Joan Didion’s Novels

    Exiled from Eden, 1st Edition

    By Katarzyna Nowak McNeice

    California and the Melancholic American Identity in Joan Didion’s Novels: Exiled from Eden focuses on the concept of Californian identity in the fiction of Joan Didion. This identity is understood as melancholic, in the sense that the critics following the tradition of both Sigmund Freud and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

  • Sea Serpents, Sailors & Sceptics book cover

    Sea Serpents, Sailors & Sceptics

    1st Edition

    By Graham J. McEwan

    Originally published in 1978 Sea Serpents, Sailors and Sceptics looks at stories of folklore and mythology which have fascinated sailors from antiquity to the modern day. From stories of large unauthenticated sea creatures to the Loch Ness Monster, documented sightings are vast and the book…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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