Literature: Literary History

  • Gender, Piety, and Production in Fourteenth-Century English Apocalypse Manuscripts book cover

    Gender, Piety, and Production in Fourteenth-Century English Apocalypse Manuscripts

    1st Edition

    By Renana Bartal

    Gender, Piety, and Production in Fourteenth-Century English Apocalypse Manuscripts is the first in-depth study of three textually and iconographically diverse Apocalypses illustrated in England in the first half of the fourteenth century by a single group of artists. It offers a close look at a…

    Paperback – 2018-11-21
    Routledge

  • The Bible and the Printed Image in Early Modern England: Little Gidding and the pursuit of scriptural harmony book cover

    The Bible and the Printed Image in Early Modern England

    Little Gidding and the pursuit of scriptural harmony, 1st Edition

    By Michael Gaudio

    The first book-length study of the fifteen surviving Little Gidding bible concordances, this book examines the visual culture of print in seventeenth-century England through the lens of one extraordinary family and their hand-made biblical manuscripts. The volumes were created by the women of the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-21
    Routledge

  • The Shifting Sands of the North Sea Lowlands: Literary and Historical Imaginaries book cover

    The Shifting Sands of the North Sea Lowlands

    Literary and Historical Imaginaries, 1st Edition

    By Katie Ritson

    Global seawater levels are rising and the low-lying coasts of the North Sea basin are amongst the most vulnerable in Europe. In our current moment of environmental crisis, the North Sea coasts are literary arenas in which the challenges and concerns of the Anthropocene are being played out. This…

    Paperback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Writing War in Britain and France, 1370-1854: A History of Emotions book cover

    Writing War in Britain and France, 1370-1854

    A History of Emotions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephanie Downes, Andrew Lynch, Katrina O’Loughlin

    Writing War in Britain and France, 1370-1854: A History of Emotions brings together leading scholars in medieval, early modern, eighteenth-century, and Romantic studies. The assembled essays trace continuities and changes in the emotional register of war, as it has been mediated by the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01
    Routledge
    Themes in Medieval and Early Modern History

  • 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

  • Torture and Truth (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Torture and Truth (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Page duBois

    First published in 1991, this book — through the examination of ancient Greek literary, philosophical and legal texts — analyses how the Athenian torture of slaves emerged from and reinforced the concept of truth as something hidden in the human body. It discusses the tradition of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Progress of Romance (1986): The Politics of Popular Fiction book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Progress of Romance (1986)

    The Politics of Popular Fiction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jean Radford

    First published in 1986, the aim of this book is to present some of the changing thinking on popular writing to a wider audience in view of the enormous growth of mass culture after the war, but also to offer a historical perspective on a specific form of popular fiction: the romance. The essays…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Theatres of the Left 1880-1935 (1985): Workers' Theatre Movements in Britain and America book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Theatres of the Left 1880-1935 (1985)

    Workers' Theatre Movements in Britain and America, 1st Edition

    By Raphael Samuel, Ewan MacColl, Stuart Cosgrove

    First published in 1985, this book examines how workers theatre movements intended their performances to be activist — perceiving art as a weapon of struggle and enlightenment — and an emancipatory act. An introductory study relates left-wing theatre groupings to the cultural narratives of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: History Workshop Series

  • Routledge Revivals: The Letters and Private Papers of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume I (1994): A Supplement to Gordon N. Ray, The Letters and Private Papers of William Makepeace Thackeray book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Letters and Private Papers of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume I (1994)

    A Supplement to Gordon N. Ray, The Letters and Private Papers of William Makepeace Thackeray, 1st Edition

    By Edgar F. Harden

    First published in 1994, these two volumes are intended as a supplement to the four-volume edition edited by Gordon N. Ray in 1945-46. In writing to his broad range of correspondents, Thackeray produced a varied body of letters that will help readers to better understand his nineteenth-century…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Letters and Private Papers of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume II (1994): A Supplement to Gordon N. Ray, The Letters and Private Papers of William Makepeace Thackeray book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Letters and Private Papers of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume II (1994)

    A Supplement to Gordon N. Ray, The Letters and Private Papers of William Makepeace Thackeray, 1st Edition

    By Edgar F. Harden

    First published in 1994, these two volumes are intended as a supplement to the four-volume edition edited by Gordon N. Ray in 1945-46. In writing to his broad range of correspondents, Thackeray produced a varied body of letters that will help readers to better understand his nineteenth-century…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Collected Poems of Christopher Smart (1949): Volume One book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Collected Poems of Christopher Smart (1949)

    Volume One, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Smart

    First published in 1949, this book presents the collected works of Christopher Smart, the eighteenth-century poet whose life has an attraction for the curioso of literature. There is the early marriage with Anne Vane, his secret marriage, eighteenth-century Cambridge life, the intrigues of Grub…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Shakespeare's Talking Animals (1973): Language and Drama in Society book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Shakespeare's Talking Animals (1973)

    Language and Drama in Society, 1st Edition

    By Terence Hawkes

    First published in 1973, this book is about Shakespeare, language and drama. The first part introduces some common ideas of anthropology and linguistics into an area where they serve as a base for the discussion of usually literary matters. It attempts to link language to our experience of speech —…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

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