Literature: Literary History

  • History and Community: Essays in Victorian Medievalism book cover

    History and Community

    Essays in Victorian Medievalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Florence S. Boos

    The essays in this volume, originally published in 1992, examine some of the pervasive implications of Victorian medievalism, and assess its creative manifestations and dual capacities for expression of reformist anger and escapist retreat. Some of the emotional and intllectual reasons for the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-20
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    Routledge Library Editions: Historiography

  • Beyond the Victorian/ Modernist Divide: Remapping the Turn-of-the-Century Break in Literature, Culture and the Visual Arts book cover

    Beyond the Victorian/ Modernist Divide

    Remapping the Turn-of-the-Century Break in Literature, Culture and the Visual Arts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne-Florence Gillard-Estrada, Anne Besnault-Levita

    Beyond the Victorian/ Modernist Divide contributes to a new phase in the Victorian-modern debate of traditional periodization through the perspective lens of literature and the visual arts. Breaking away from conventionally fixed discourses and dichotomies, this book utilizes an interdisciplinary…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13
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    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • Robert Burns and the Philosophers book cover

    Robert Burns and the Philosophers

    1st Edition

    By J Walter McGinty

    This volume expounds the influence of Robert Burns’s reading of Philosophy on his life and work, supplementing this with his personal encounters with those philosophers he met. The work begins with the Homespun Philosophy of his early years under the tutelage of William Burnes and John Murdoch,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13
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    Routledge Studies in Romanticism

  • Political Economy, Literature & the Formation of Knowledge, 1720-1850 book cover

    Political Economy, Literature & the Formation of Knowledge, 1720-1850

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Adelman, Catherine Packham

    This edited collection, Political Economy, Literature & the Formation of Knowledge, aims to address the genealogy and formation of political economy as a knowledge project from 1720 to 1850. Through individual essays on both literary and political economic writers, this volume defines and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13
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    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature

  • Toleration and Tolerance in Medieval European Literature book cover

    Toleration and Tolerance in Medieval European Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Albrecht Classen

    Toleration and Tolerance in Medieval European Literature aims to examine and unearth the critical investigations of toleration and tolerance presented in literary texts of the Middle Ages. In contrast to previous approaches, this volume identifies new methods of interpreting conventional…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13
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    Routledge Studies in Medieval Literature and Culture

  • European Literary History: An Introduction book cover

    European Literary History

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maarten De Pourcq, Sophie Levie

    This clear and engaging book offers readers an introduction to European Literary History from antiquity through to the present day. Each chapter discusses a short extract from a literary text, whilst including a close reading and a longer essay examining other key texts of the period and their…

    Paperback – 2018-03-12
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  • W. B. Yeats: The Tragic Phase: A Study of the Last Poems book cover

    W. B. Yeats: The Tragic Phase

    A Study of the Last Poems, 1st Edition

    By Vivienne Koch

    In this study, first published in 1951, the author examines the poetry of Yeats’s last years, that poetry which reached and held to the ‘intensity’ which he had striven for all his life. Vivienne Koch explores the ways in which the great but troubled poems derive their energy from suffering, and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-20
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    Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

  • Yeats, Folklore and Occultism: Contexts of the Early Work and Thought book cover

    Yeats, Folklore and Occultism

    Contexts of the Early Work and Thought, 1st Edition

    By Frank Kinahan

    This lively introduction to the poems of W. B. Yeats, first published in 1988, provides a series of intriguing new readings of his work in relation to his profound involvement with occultism and folklore. During Yeats’s formative years as an artist, two compelling movements were emerging: the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-20
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    Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

  • W. B. Yeats: A Critical Introduction book cover

    W. B. Yeats

    A Critical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Balachandra Rajan

    This chief aim of this title, first published in 1965, is to present a comprehensive picture of Yeats’s achievement and some of the means for an evaluation of that achievement. To this end both the poems and plays have been examined and some of Yeats’s critical ideas have been briefly discussed.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-20
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    Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

  • W. B. Yeats and T. Sturge Moore: Their Correspondence 1901-1937 book cover

    W. B. Yeats and T. Sturge Moore

    Their Correspondence 1901-1937, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ursula Bridge

    The letters in this book, first published in 1953, throw light on the literary scene at a time in which William Butler Yeats and Thomas Sturge Moore regularly corresponded. In the early days of their friendship Yeats and Sturge Moore often saw each other in London where they both played an active…

    Paperback – 2018-02-20
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    Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

  • W. B. Yeats: A Census of the Manuscripts book cover

    W. B. Yeats

    A Census of the Manuscripts, 1st Edition

    By Conrad A. Balliet, Christine Mawhinney

    This title, first published in 1990, is a census of the manuscripts of William Butler Yeats. The census includes not only his books, plays and poetry but also the whereabouts of many of Yeats’s letters and speeches, and will be of particular interest to students of literature. For further reading…

    Paperback – 2018-02-20
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    Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

  • The Unappeasable Shadow: Shelley's Influence on Yeats book cover

    The Unappeasable Shadow

    Shelley's Influence on Yeats, 1st Edition

    By Adele M. Dalsimer

    Yeats and his shadow are one of the most closely scrutinised pairs in contemporary literary history. The meaning and significance Yeats gave to the entity by which he was constantly pursued and with which he held frequent colloquy have been held under the critical microscope, and the shadow has…

    Paperback – 2018-02-20
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    Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

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