Literature: Literary History

  • The canzone villanesca alla napolitana: Social, Cultural and Historical Contexts book cover

    The canzone villanesca alla napolitana

    Social, Cultural and Historical Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Donna G. Cardamone

    The printed debut of the canzone villanesca alla napolitana occurred on 24 October 1537, in Naples. Fifteen anonymous 'rustic songs' were published by Johannes de Colonia in a pocket-sized anthology with a cover featuring three women with hoes tilling the soil. The adjective villanesca (from…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Virgilian Tradition: Book History and the History of Reading in Early Modern Europe book cover

    The Virgilian Tradition

    Book History and the History of Reading in Early Modern Europe, 1st Edition

    By Craig Kallendorf

    The essays in this collection approach the reception of the Roman poet Virgil in early modern Europe from the perspective of two areas at the center of current scholarly work in the humanities: book history and the history of reading. The first group of essays uses Virgil's place in post-classical…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Studies in the Transmission of Wyclif's Writings book cover

    Studies in the Transmission of Wyclif's Writings

    1st Edition

    By Anne Hudson

    Wyclif's ideas caused a major upheaval both in the country of his birth and in the Bohemian area of central Europe; that upheaval affected theological, ecclesiastical and political developments from the late 14th to the early 16th centuries. Some of those ideas were transmitted orally through…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • 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 It presents the responses in unpublished material –…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

  • Marmaduke Herbert; or, the Fatal Error: by Marguerite Blessington book cover

    Marmaduke Herbert; or, the Fatal Error

    by Marguerite Blessington, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne Schmid

    In the early and mid-nineteenth century, Marguerite Blessington, who had been born in Ireland but spent most of her life in London, became a famous salonnière; she was generally regarded as an important contemporary author, but as no literary executor took care of her oeuvre posthumously, she…

    Hardback – 2018-08-07
    Routledge
    Chawton House Library: Women's Novels

  • Sir Thomas More: or, Colloquies on the Progress and Prospects of Society, by Robert Southey book cover

    Sir Thomas More: or, Colloquies on the Progress and Prospects of Society, by Robert Southey

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Duggett, Tim Fulford

    In 1829 Robert Southey published a book of his imaginary conversations with the original Utopian: Sir Thomas More; or Colloquies on the Progress and Prospects of Society. The product of almost two decades of social and political engagement, Colloquies is Southey’s most important late prose work,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Botanic Garden by Erasmus Darwin book cover

    The Botanic Garden by Erasmus Darwin

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adam Komisaruk, Allison Dushane

    The career of Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802) affords an extraordinary glimpse into the intellectual ferment of late-eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century Britain. As a popular poet, practicing physician, inventor of speaking machines and mechanical birds, essayer of natural history from geology to…

    Hardback – 2017-06-27
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Botanic Garden by Erasmus Darwin: Volume I book cover

    The Botanic Garden by Erasmus Darwin

    Volume I, 1st Edition

    By Adam Komisaruk

    The career of Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802) affords an extraordinary glimpse into the intellectual ferment of late-eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century Britain. As a popular poet, practicing physician, inventor of speaking machines and mechanical birds, essayer of natural history from geology to…

    Hardback – 2017-06-27
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Botanic Garden by Erasmus Darwin: Volume II book cover

    The Botanic Garden by Erasmus Darwin

    Volume II, 1st Edition

    By Adam Komisaruk

    The career of Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802) affords an extraordinary glimpse into the intellectual ferment of late-eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century Britain. As a popular poet, practicing physician, inventor of speaking machines and mechanical birds, essayer of natural history from geology to…

    Hardback – 2017-06-27
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Princess's Novelettes, Complete Story, 1886 - 1888 (6-vol. EP set) book cover

    The Princess's Novelettes, Complete Story, 1886 - 1888 (6-vol. EP set)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ariko Kawabata

    The Princess's Novelettes was a successful Victorian ‘penny’ magazine aiming at the market of mainly working class young women. The weekly was launched by Edwin J. Brett, known as publisher and editor of the popular magazine The Boys of England. Each issue featured one short novel as well as a…

    Hardback – 2017-04-28
    Edition Synapse

  • The Morte Darthur:A Collection of Early-Nineteenth-Century Editions book cover

    The Morte Darthur:A Collection of Early-Nineteenth-Century Editions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yuri Fuwa

    This is a 7 volume facsimile reprint collection of three important but ‘difficult to find’ editions of The Morte Darthur by Thomas Malory, two published in 1816, one in 1817. The three editions marked the revival of Medievalism in the Romantic era, and played an important role for the Romantic…

    Hardback – 2017-04-01
    Edition Synapse

  • The Selected Works of Margaret Oliphant book cover

    The Selected Works of Margaret Oliphant

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joanne Shattock, Elisabeth Jay

    Margaret Oliphant (1828-97) had a prolific literary career that spanned almost fifty years. She wrote some 98 novels, fifty or more short stories, twenty-five works of non-fiction, including biographies and historic guides to European cities, and more than three hundred periodical articles. This is…

    Hardback – 2017-02-09
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

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