Literature: Literary History

  • Domestic Modernism, the Interwar Novel, and E.H. Young book cover

    Domestic Modernism, the Interwar Novel, and E.H. Young

    1st Edition

    By Chiara Briganti, Kathy Mezei

    Domestic Modernism, the Interwar Novel, and E. H. Young provides a valuable analytical model for reading a large body of modernist works by women, who have suffered not only from a lack of critical attention but from the assumption that experimental modernist techniques are the only expression of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Negotiating the Jacobean Printed Book book cover

    Negotiating the Jacobean Printed Book

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pete Langman

    By examining the spaces where authors, printers and readers interact, Negotiating the Jacobean Printed Book highlights the manner in which contemporary culture and canon not only co-existed but mutually nourished and affected one another. An international group of book history scholars look beyond…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • An Orthodox Festival Book in the Habsburg Empire: Zaharija Orfelin's Festive Greeting to Mojsej Putnik (1757) book cover

    An Orthodox Festival Book in the Habsburg Empire

    Zaharija Orfelin's Festive Greeting to Mojsej Putnik (1757), 1st Edition

    By Jelena Todorovic

    A transcription and translation of Zaharje Orfelin's 1757 festival book, Festive Greeting to Mojsej Putnik, this book is one of the most comprehensive accounts of the festival life of the Orthodox hierarchy in the Habsburg lands. While the Festive Greeting remained just an outline for the spectacle…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Women, Reading, and the Cultural Politics of Early Modern England book cover

    Women, Reading, and the Cultural Politics of Early Modern England

    1st Edition

    By Edith Snook

    A study of the representation of reading in early modern Englishwomen's writing, this book exists at the intersection of textual criticism and cultural history. It looks at depictions of reading in women's printed devotional works, maternal advice books, poetry, and fiction, as well as manuscripts,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • Literary Secretaries/Secretarial Culture book cover

    Literary Secretaries/Secretarial Culture

    1st Edition

    By Leah Price

    Edited by Pamela Thurschwell

    Secretaries are the hidden technicians of much literary (and non-literary) writing; they also figure startlingly often as characters in modern literature, film, and even literary criticism. Literary Secretaries/Secretarial Culture brings together secretaries' role in the production (and, more…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Ezra Pound and 20th-Century Theories of Language: Faith with the Word book cover

    Ezra Pound and 20th-Century Theories of Language

    Faith with the Word, 1st Edition

    By James Dowthwaite

    Ezra Pound is one of the most significant poets of the twentieth century, a writer whose poetry is particularly notable for the intensity of its linguistic qualities. Indeed, from the principles of Imagism to the polyphony of his Cantos, Pound is central to our conception of modernism’s…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • W.S. Gilbert and the Context of Comedy: The Progress of Fun book cover

    W.S. Gilbert and the Context of Comedy

    The Progress of Fun, 1st Edition

    By Richard Moore

    To what extent is a great comic writer the product of his time? How far is he (or she) influenced by factors of personal psychology upbringing and environment? To what is the writing actually part of a long continuum in which there is continuity within change and change within continuity? The…

    Hardback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • Gombrowicz in Transnational Context: Translation, Affect, and Politics book cover

    Gombrowicz in Transnational Context

    Translation, Affect, and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Silvia G. Dapia

    Witold Gombrowicz (1904-1969) was born and lived in Poland for the first half of his life but spent twenty-four years as an émigré in Argentina before returning to Europe to live in West Berlin and finally Vence, France. His works have always been of interest to those studying Polish or Argentinean…

    Hardback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Routledge Revivals: Shakespeare and Feminist Criticism (1991): An Annotated Bibliography and Commentary book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Shakespeare and Feminist Criticism (1991)

    An Annotated Bibliography and Commentary, 1st Edition

    By Philip C Kolin

    First published in 1991, this book is the first annotated bibliography of feminist Shakespeare criticism from 1975 to 1988 — a period that saw a remarkable amount of ground-breaking work. While the primary focus is on feminist studies of Shakespeare, it also includes wide-ranging works on language,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: The Poetry of Alexander Pope (1955): Laureate of Peace book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Poetry of Alexander Pope (1955)

    Laureate of Peace, 1st Edition

    By G. Wilson Knight

    First published in 1955, this exegesis on the writings of Alexander Pope reveals the technical felicities of his poetry, and is the first to be devoted to the great meaning inherent in his work. One section, which has appeared before and did much to redirect the study of Pope, has been thoroughly…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: Neglected Powers (1971): Essays on Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Literature book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Neglected Powers (1971)

    Essays on Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Literature, 1st Edition

    By G. Wilson Knight

    First published in 1971, Professor Knight’s book draws analytic attention to poets including Tennyson, Masefield, and Brooke, who are shown to hold a dimension of meaning previously ignored or misunderstood. Homage is paid to John Cowper Powys as one of the foremost seers of the modern age. A…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: English Literature (1962): Values and Traditions book cover

    Routledge Revivals: English Literature (1962)

    Values and Traditions, 1st Edition

    By B. Ifor Evans

    First published in 1962, this book is a reflection on Sir Ifor Evans’s well-known A Short History of English Literature. In this reflective study, Evans wonders if it is possible to trace permanent elements in such a huge and varied mass of writings? As he moves from the Anglo-Saxon Caedmon to T.S…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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