Literature: Literary History

  • The Romantics Reviewed: Contemporary Reviews of British Romantic Writers. Part C: Shelley, Keats and London Radical Writers - Volume II book cover

    The Romantics Reviewed

    Contemporary Reviews of British Romantic Writers. Part C: Shelley, Keats and London Radical Writers - Volume II, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donald H. Reiman

    First published in 1972, this volume contains contemporary British periodical reviews of Shelley, Keats and London Radical Writers, including William Godwin, Leigh Hunt and Mary Shelley, in publications from Gentleman’s Magazine to the Theological Inquirer. Introductions to each periodical provide…

    Paperback – 2018-01-16
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  • The Romantics Reviewed: Contemporary Reviews of British Romantic Writers. Part C: Shelley, Keats and London Radical Writers - Volume I book cover

    The Romantics Reviewed

    Contemporary Reviews of British Romantic Writers. Part C: Shelley, Keats and London Radical Writers - Volume I, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donald H. Reiman

    First published in 1972, this volume contains contemporary British periodical reviews of Shelley, Keats and London Radical Writers, including William Godwin, Leigh Hunt and Mary Shelley, in publications from the Analytical Review to the General Weekly Register. Introductions to each periodical…

    Paperback – 2018-01-16
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  • The Frankenstein Notebooks: Part One Draft Notebook A book cover

    The Frankenstein Notebooks

    Part One Draft Notebook A, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charles E. Robinson

    Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is arguably the best known work of the English Romantic period. First published in 1996, this edition of The Frankenstein Notebooks contains not only facsimiles and transcriptions of all of surviving manuscripts related to the novel and a corrected, critical text of…

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  • The Frankenstein Notebooks: Part Two Draft Notebook B and Fair-Copy Notebooks C1 and C2 book cover

    The Frankenstein Notebooks

    Part Two Draft Notebook B and Fair-Copy Notebooks C1 and C2, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charles E. Robinson

    Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is arguably the best known work of the English Romantic period. First published in 1996, this edition of The Frankenstein Notebooks contains not only facsimiles and transcriptions of all of surviving manuscripts related to the novel and a corrected, critical text of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-16
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  • Historical Criticism and the Meaning of Texts book cover

    Historical Criticism and the Meaning of Texts

    1st Edition

    By J. R. de J. Jackson

    In this original and significant contribution to literary controversy, first published in 1989, Professor Jackson argues on semantic grounds that historical criticism, which he defines as the attempt to read works of literature and criticism as they were read when they were new, is a necessary…

    Paperback – 2018-01-09
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  • Black Literature and Literary Theory book cover

    Black Literature and Literary Theory

    1st Edition

    By Henry Louis Gates, Jr

    The imaginative literature of African and Afro-American authors writing in Western languages has long been seen as standing outside the Western literary canon. In fact, however, black literature not only has a complex formal relation to that canon, but tends to revise and reflect Western rhetorical…

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  • A Dictionary of Modern Critical Terms: Revised and Enlarged Edition book cover

    A Dictionary of Modern Critical Terms

    Revised and Enlarged Edition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Fowler

    This book, first published in 1987, differs from many other ‘dictionaries of criticism’ in concentrating less on time-honoured rhetorical terms and more on conceptually flexible, powerful terms. Each entry consists of not simply a dictionary definition but an essay exploring the history and full…

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  • E. M. Forster as Critic book cover

    E. M. Forster as Critic

    1st Edition

    By Rukun Advani

    This title, first published in 1984, is a study of E. M. Forster as a liberal-humanist thinker and socio-literary critic. Advani discusses Forster’s ideas on man, society, politics, religion, art, aesthetics, fiction and literary criticism. The author examines why Forster was impelled from fiction…

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  • A. J. Greimas and the Nature of Meaning: Linguistics, Semiotics and Discourse Theory book cover

    A. J. Greimas and the Nature of Meaning

    Linguistics, Semiotics and Discourse Theory, 1st Edition

    By Ronald Schleifer

    In this book, first published in 1987, Professor Schleifer sets Greimas’ work in its intellectual context and sets forth the development of his distinctive style of interpretation. Moreover, the author goes on to consider Greimas’ work against the latest examinations of discourse in philosophy,…

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  • The Reader's Construction of Narrative book cover

    The Reader's Construction of Narrative

    1st Edition

    By Horst Ruthrof

    In this book, first published in 1981, the author argues that narrative is an interaction between "the presented world and the presentational process" and attempts to define narrative from the perspective of reading. The Reader’s Construction of Narrative includes chapters on narrative language,…

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  • Deconstruction and the Politics of Criticism book cover

    Deconstruction and the Politics of Criticism

    1st Edition

    By Sibel Irzik

    The purpose of this book, first published in 1990, is to call attention to the contrast between the remarkable politicization of the rhetoric of literary criticism and the scarcity of interest in the concrete historical and political contexts of literary texts. Deconstruction and the Politics of…

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  • Language, Thought and Comprehension: A Study of the Writings of I. A. Richards book cover

    Language, Thought and Comprehension

    A Study of the Writings of I. A. Richards, 1st Edition

    By W. H. N. Hotopf

    This book, first published in 1965, provides an interdisciplinary approach to the work of I. A. Richards. This study is particularly concerned with ideas about education, literary theory, language, philosophy and psychology, and focuses on many of Richard’s most important works, including The…

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