Literature: Literary History

  • Medieval Sexuality: A Research Guide book cover

    Medieval Sexuality

    A Research Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joyce E. Salisbury

    Originally published in 1990. Well-annotated bibliographical entries cover works on history, religion, medicine, philosophy, law and literature in western Europe from about the third century A.D. through the end of the medieval period. The primary sources are organised thematically, and separately…

    Hardback – 2019-01-28
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of Sexuality

  • Sex in the Middle Ages: A Book of Essays book cover

    Sex in the Middle Ages

    A Book of Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joyce E. Salisbury

    Originally published in 1991. Covering courtship, disclosure, diversity, and public implications, the essays here discuss topics such as erotic magic, nakedness, physicians’ attitudes about sex, boy-love, saints and sex, and the politics of sodomy, as they were manifested in medieval Europe and the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-28
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of Sexuality

  • Race book cover

    Race

    1st Edition

    By Martin Orkin, Alexa Alice Joubin

    Race offers a compelling introduction to the study of ideas related to race throughout history. Its breadth of coverage, both geographically and temporally, provides readers with an expansive, global understanding of the term from the classical period onwards. This concise guide offers an overview…

    Paperback – 2019-01-24
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    The New Critical Idiom

  • Routledge Library Editions: Milton book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Milton

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This set of 9 volumes, originally published between 1965 and 1991, amalgamates a wide breadth of research on John Milton, with a particular focus on his epic poem Paradise Lost. This collection of books from some of the leading scholars in the field provides a comprehensive overview of how Milton…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
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    Routledge Library Editions: Milton

  • A Concordance to the Poetical Works of John Milton book cover

    A Concordance to the Poetical Works of John Milton

    1st Edition

    By John Bradshaw

    First published in 1894. This Concordance to the Poetical Works of John Milton includes all of Milton’s poems, excluding the Psalms and the Translations in the prose works; and all of the words are given with the exception of some of the pronouns, conjunctions, adverbs and prepositions; but any of…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
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    Routledge Library Editions: Milton

  • Milton and Free Will: An Essay in Criticism and Philosophy book cover

    Milton and Free Will

    An Essay in Criticism and Philosophy, 1st Edition

    By William Myers

    First published in 1987. Milton and Free Will is an incisive, ambitious and comprehensive analysis and defence of the concept of free will, using Milton as an example and exemplar. Written with passion, and out of a lifelong engagement with the poetry of Milton and the philosophical and theological…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
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    Routledge Library Editions: Milton

  • Re-membering Milton: Essays on the Texts and Traditions book cover

    Re-membering Milton

    Essays on the Texts and Traditions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Nyquist, Margaret W. Ferguson

    First published in 1987. Passionately praised and equally passionately criticised by contemporary and later writers, the figure of Milton inherited by the twentieth century is by no means unified, despite the appearance of monumental unity his work sometimes acquires in the classroom and in…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
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    Routledge Library Editions: Milton

  • The Lofty Rhyme: A Study of Milton's Major Poetry book cover

    The Lofty Rhyme

    A Study of Milton's Major Poetry, 1st Edition

    By Balachandra Rajan

    First published in 1970. Few books on Milton have dealt with his poetry as a whole. The present study, a discussion of Milton’s major poetry, seeks to examine each of the poems on its own distinctive grounds and also to delineate the pattern of continuity which the poems enter into and sustain. The…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
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    Routledge Library Editions: Milton

  • Paradise Lost book cover

    Paradise Lost

    1st Edition

    By G. K. Hunter

    First published in 1980. Paradise Lost was once a favourite text for family reading; today it is confined to the educational system, which treats it as an object to be investigated rather than a subject that demands response. Professor Hunter writes inevitably for an audience of literary students,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
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    Routledge Library Editions: Milton

  • Milton's Creation: A Guide through Paradise Lost book cover

    Milton's Creation

    A Guide through Paradise Lost, 1st Edition

    By Harry Blamires

    First published in 1971. The intention of Milton’s Creation is to provide the student with a simple and direct entry into Paradise Lost. The author is not concerned with taking sides in critical controversy. His aim is to elucidate Milton’s primary meanings; this is a work of exegesis, not of…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
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    Routledge Library Editions: Milton

  • Liberalizing Contracts: Nineteenth Century Promises Through Literature, Law and History book cover

    Liberalizing Contracts

    Nineteenth Century Promises Through Literature, Law and History, 1st Edition

    By Anat Rosenberg

    In Liberalizing Contracts Anat Rosenberg examines nineteenth-century liberal thought in England, as developed through, and as it developed, the concept of contract, understood as the formal legal category of binding agreement, and the relations and human practices at which it gestured, most…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
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    Discourses of Law

  • Paradise Lost and the Classical Epic book cover

    Paradise Lost and the Classical Epic

    1st Edition

    By Francis C. Blessington

    This study, first published in 1979, explores the idea that all spheres of action - hell, heaven, and earth - of the classical epic is relevant to all parts of Paradise Lost. The author also examines the structure, style, and the narrator of the text. This title will be of great interest to…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
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    Routledge Library Editions: Milton

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