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  • 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,…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • Routledge Revivals: English Poetry in the Later Nineteenth Century (1933) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: English Poetry in the Later Nineteenth Century (1933)

    1st Edition

    By B. Ifor Evans

    First published in 1933, this study, which underwent revision in the 1960s, is a comprehensive survey of the verse of English nineteenth-century poets whose work appeared after 1860. A special feature is the full and critical treatment of minor writers. In no other book is their work so carefully…

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  • Routledge Revivals: Chaucer, Langland, and the Creative Imagination (1980) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Chaucer, Langland, and the Creative Imagination (1980)

    1st Edition

    By David Aers

    First published in 1980, this study of two renowned later fourteenth century English poets, Chaucer and Langland, concentrates on some major and representative aspects of their work. Aers shows that, in contrast to the mass conventional writing of the period, which was happy to accept and propagate…

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  • Routledge Revivals: Gulliver and the Gentle Reader (1991): Studies in Swift and Our Time book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Gulliver and the Gentle Reader (1991)

    Studies in Swift and Our Time, 1st Edition

    By C J Rawson

    Originally published in 1973, Gulliver and the Gentle Reader critically examines the writing of Jonathan Swift. The book is predominately concerned with what Rawson coins ‘the "unofficial" energies’ which work below the surface of Swift’s conscious themes. Alongside this discussion, Rawson provides…

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  • Kipling and Yeats at 150: Retrospectives/Perspectives book cover

    Kipling and Yeats at 150

    Retrospectives/Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Promodini Varma, Anubhav Pradhan

    This book evaluates the parallels, divergences, and convergences in the literary legacies of Rudyard Kipling and William Butler Yeats. Coming 150 years after their birth, the volume sheds light on the conversational undercurrents that pull together the often diametrically polar worldviews of these…

    Hardback – 2019-06-06
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  • Ma(r)king the Text: The Presentation of Meaning on the Literary Page book cover

    Ma(r)king the Text

    The Presentation of Meaning on the Literary Page, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joe Bray, Miriam Handley, Anne C. Henry

    First published in 2000, this volume is a unique collection of essays which draws our attention to the importance of those textual elements traditionally ignored in literary criticism. These include punctuation, footnotes, epigraphs, typography, cover design, white space and marginalia; features…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
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  • The Writing of John Bunyan book cover

    The Writing of John Bunyan

    1st Edition

    By Tamsin Spargo

    First published in 1997, this volume is an attempt to prise open the name of John Bunyan. It aims to examine the operations of that name, to explore the discursive techniques which produced the figure of this author, both in the seventeenth century and later, and to identify the different meanings…

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  • John Dalton, 1766–1844: A Bibliography of Works By and About Him book cover

    John Dalton, 1766–1844

    A Bibliography of Works By and About Him, 1st Edition

    Edited by A.L. Smyth

    First published in 1997, this second edition of this bibliography contains more than half as many entries again as the original selection of 1966. New sections include an annotated list of surviving apparatus and personal effects, an index of letters and printed extracts of letters, and a current…

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  • Four Plays Ascribed to Shakespeare: An Annotated Bibliography book cover

    Four Plays Ascribed to Shakespeare

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By G. Harold Metz

    First published in 1982, this volume responds to the attribution of numerous plays to Shakespeare which were not his own and selects four plays which have been ascribed in whole or in part to Shakespeare by responsible, talented scholars: The Reign of King Edward III, Sir Thomas More, The History…

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