Literature: Literary History

  • The Typographic Imaginary in Early Modern English Literature book cover

    The Typographic Imaginary in Early Modern English Literature

    1st Edition

    By Rachel Stenner

    The typographic imaginary is an aesthetic linking authors from William Caxton to Alexander Pope, this study centrally contends. Early modern English literature engages imaginatively with printing and this book both characterizes that engagement and proposes the typographic imaginary as a framework…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
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    Material Readings in Early Modern Culture

  • Disability and Knighthood in Malory’s Morte Darthur book cover

    Disability and Knighthood in Malory’s Morte Darthur

    1st Edition

    By Tory Pearman

    This book considers the representation of disability and knighthood in Malory’s Morte Darthur. The study asserts that Malory’s unique definition of knighthood, which emphasizes the unstable nature of the knight’s physical body and the body of chivalry to which he belongs, depends upon disability.…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Medieval Literature and Culture

  • Routledge Revivals: Henry Fielding and the Augustan Ideal Under Stress (1972): 'Nature's Dance of Death' and Other Studies book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Henry Fielding and the Augustan Ideal Under Stress (1972)

    'Nature's Dance of Death' and Other Studies, 1st Edition

    By Claude Rawson

    Originally published in 1972, Henry Fielding and the Augustan Ideal Under Stress, focuses upon the various disruptive forces in the literary culture of the Augustan period – upon ‘Nature’s Dance of Death’. His discussion centres on aspects of Fielding’s writing in relation to Augustan culture and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-23
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Collage and Literature: The Persistence of Vision book cover

    Collage and Literature

    The Persistence of Vision, 1st Edition

    By Scarlett Higgins

    Collage and Literature analyzes how and why the history of literature and art changed irrevocably beginning in the early years of the twentieth century, and what that change has meant for late modernism and postmodernism. Starting from Pablo Picasso’s 1912 gesture, breaking the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Capturing the Pícaro in Words: Literary and Institutional Representations of Marginal Communities in Early Modern Madrid book cover

    Capturing the Pícaro in Words

    Literary and Institutional Representations of Marginal Communities in Early Modern Madrid, 1st Edition

    By Konstantin Mierau

    Capturing the Pícaro in Words discusses the framing of the transient marginals of early modern Madrid in the literary pícaro. It compares the perceptions of constables, shopkeepers, and criminals, to those of mass-produced literary representations, and argues that the literary representations "…

    Hardback – 2018-07-19
    Routledge
    Outlaws in Literature, History, and Culture

  • Children’s Play in Literature: Investigating the Strengths and the Subversions of the Playing Child book cover

    Children’s Play in Literature

    Investigating the Strengths and the Subversions of the Playing Child, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joyce E. Kelley

    While we owe much to twentieth and twenty-first century researchers’ careful studies of children’s linguistic and dramatic play, authors of literature, especially children’s literature, have matched and even anticipated these researchers in revealing play’s power—authors well aware of the way…

    Hardback – 2018-07-03
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Re-Constructing the Book: Literary Texts in Transmission book cover

    Re-Constructing the Book

    Literary Texts in Transmission, 1st Edition

    By Maureen Bell, Shirley Chew, Simon Eliot

    Edited by Lynette Hunter

    This title was first published in 2001. Literary critics, textual editors and bibliographers, and historians of publishing have hitherto tended to publish their research as if in separate fields of enquiry. The purpose of this volume is to bring together contributions from these fields in a…

    Hardback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Indian Genre Fiction: Pasts and Future Histories book cover

    Indian Genre Fiction

    Pasts and Future Histories, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bodhisattva Chattopadhyay, Aakriti Mandhwani, Anwesha Maity

    This volume maps the breadth and domain of genre literature in India across seven languages (Tamil, Urdu, Bangla, Hindi, Odia, Marathi and English) and nine genres for the first time. Over the last few decades, detective/crime fiction and especially science fiction/fantasy have slowly made their…

    Hardback – 2018-06-26
    Routledge India
    Studies in Global Genre Fiction

  • Jane Austen: A Style in History book cover

    Jane Austen

    A Style in History, 1st Edition

    By Cris Yelland

    From 1809 until just before her death, Jane Austen lived in a small, all-female household at Chawton, where reading aloud was the evening's entertainment and a crucial factor in the way Austen formed and modified her writing. This book looks in detail at Jane Austen's style. It discusses her…

    Hardback – 2018-06-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Romanticism

  • The Ecophobia Hypothesis book cover

    The Ecophobia Hypothesis

    1st Edition

    By Simon C. Estok

    The Ecophobia Hypothesis grows out of the sense that while the theory of biophilia has productively addressed ideal human affinities with nature, the capacity of “the biophilia hypothesis” as an explanatory model of human/ environment relations is limited. The biophilia hypothesis cannot adequately…

    Hardback – 2018-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Literatures and the Environment

  • Reimagining Society in 18th Century French Literature: Happiness and Human Rights book cover

    Reimagining Society in 18th Century French Literature

    Happiness and Human Rights, 1st Edition

    By Jonas Ross Kjærgård

    The French revolutionary shift from monarchical to popular sovereignty came clothed in a new political language, a significant part of which was a strange coupling of happiness and rights. In Old Regime ideology, Frenchmen were considered subjects who had no need of understanding why what was…

    Hardback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature

  • The Fin-de-Siècle World book cover

    The Fin-de-Siècle World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Saler

    This comprehensive and beautifully illustrated collection of essays conveys a vivid picture of a fascinating and hugely significant period in history, the Fin de Siècle. Featuring contributions from over forty international scholars, this book takes a thematic approach to a period of huge upheaval…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

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