Literature: Literary History

  • Routledge Revivals: Literary Fat Ladies (1987): Rhetoric, Gender, Property book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Literary Fat Ladies (1987)

    Rhetoric, Gender, Property, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Parker

    First published in 1987, the essays in this volume focus on questions of gender, property and power in the use of rhetoric and the practice of literary genres, and provide a historicised cultural critique. They analyse the links between rhetoric and property, but also representations of women as…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13
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  • Routledge Revivals: Patriotism: The Making and Unmaking of British National Identity (1989): Volume III: National Fictions book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Patriotism: The Making and Unmaking of British National Identity (1989)

    Volume III: National Fictions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Raphael Samuel

    First published in 1989, this is the third of three volumes exploring the changing notions of patriotism in British life from the thirteenth century to the late twentieth century and constitutes an attempt to come to terms with the power of the national idea through a historically informed critique…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13
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    Routledge Revivals: History Workshop Series

  • Routledge Revivals: The Shakespearean Metaphor (1990): Studies in Language and Form book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Shakespearean Metaphor (1990)

    Studies in Language and Form, 1st Edition

    By Ralph Berry

    First published in 1978, this book represents a study of the ways in which Shakespeare exploits the possibilities of metaphor. In a series of studies ranging from the early to the mature Shakespeare, the author concentrates on metaphor as a controlling structure — the extent to which a certain…

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  • Routledge Revivals: Classical Persian Literature (1958) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Classical Persian Literature (1958)

    1st Edition

    By A. J. Arberry

    First published in 1958, this work by one of Britain’s most celebrated Orientalist scholars, tells the story of the rebirth of national literature in Persia after the fall of the Sᾱsᾱnian empire in the seventh century. It traces the course of this literature’s development and full maturity from the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-06
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    Routledge Revivals: Selected Works of A. J. Arberry

  • Routledge Revivals: Scheherezade (1953): Tales from the Thousand and One Nights book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Scheherezade (1953)

    Tales from the Thousand and One Nights, 1st Edition

    By A. J. Arberry

    First published in 1953, this translation of part of the Arabian Nights by A. J. Arberry offers four famous stories in modern idiom: Aladdin, Judar, Aboukir and Abousir, and the Amorous Goldsmith. The introduction provides a brief analysis of earlier translations of the tales and explains their…

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    Routledge Revivals: Selected Works of A. J. Arberry

  • 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

  • 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.…

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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…

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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…

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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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