Literature: Literary History

  • Place and the Scene of Literary Practice book cover

    Place and the Scene of Literary Practice

    1st Edition

    By Angharad Saunders

    The act of writing is intimately bound up with the flow and eddy of a writer’s being-within-the-world; the everyday practices, encounters and networks of social life. Exploring the geographies of literary practice in the period 1840-1910, this book takes as its focus the work, or craft, of…

    Paperback – 2019-04-17
    Routledge
    Studies in Historical Geography

  • Milton and the New Scientific Age: Poetry, Science, Fiction book cover

    Milton and the New Scientific Age

    Poetry, Science, Fiction, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Gimelli Martin

    Milton and the New Scientific Age represents significant advantages over all previous volumes on the subject of Milton and science, as it includes contributions from top scholars and prominent beginners in a broad number of fields. Most of these fields have long dominated work in both Milton and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Mood: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, New Theories book cover

    Mood

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, New Theories, 1st Edition

    Edited by Birgit Breidenbach, Thomas Docherty

    Mood is a phenomenon whose study is inherently interdisciplinary. While it has remained resistant to theorisation, it nonetheless has a substantial influence on art, politics and society. Since its practical omnipresence in every-day life renders it one of the most significant aspects of affect…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge
    Warwick Series in the Humanities

  • Instructional Writing in English, 1350-1650: Materiality and Meaning book cover

    Instructional Writing in English, 1350-1650

    Materiality and Meaning, 1st Edition

    By Carrie Griffin

    Exploring the nature of utilitarian texts in English transmitted from the later Middle Ages to c. 1650, this volume considers textual and material strategies for the presentation and organisation of written knowledge and information during the period. In particular, it investigates the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08
    Routledge
    Material Readings in Early Modern Culture

  • Neglected American Women Writers of the Long Nineteenth Century book cover

    Neglected American Women Writers of the Long Nineteenth Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sirpa Salenius, Verena Laschinger

    Neglected American Women Writers of the Long Nineteenth Century, edited by Verena Laschinger and Sirpa Salenius, is a collection of essays that offer a fresh perspective and original analyses of texts by American women writers of the long nineteenth century. The essays, which are written both by…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • A Tale of a Fool?: A Microhistory of an 18th-Century Peasant Woman book cover

    A Tale of a Fool?

    A Microhistory of an 18th-Century Peasant Woman, 1st Edition

    By Guðný Hallgrímsdóttir

    A Tale of a Fool? explores the life of Guðrún Ketilsdóttir, a peasant woman born in Iceland around 1759. Guðrún worked as a farmhand for most of her adult life, and when she died she left behind a partial autobiography, which is believed to be the oldest autobiography of an Icelandic peasant woman.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-03
    Routledge
    Microhistories

  • Routledge Revivals 19th Century Literature Bundle book cover

    Routledge Revivals 19th Century Literature Bundle

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This bundle brings together 29 prominent works examining and exploring areas of 19th literature. The collection includes volumes on Charles Dickens, Elizabeth Gaskell, The Brontës, Tolstoy and Joseph Conrad, as well as a critical look at key issues during this time, including Darwinism,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Jane Austen, George Eliot and the Reflective Tradition book cover

    Jane Austen, George Eliot and the Reflective Tradition

    1st Edition

    By Rose Pimentel

    In her exploration of the moral tradition shared between Jane Austen and George Eliot, Rose Pimentel argues that a common ethical dynamic between the two authors, and what would later be known as the realist novel, emerged from an emphasis on reflection as introspection that was widespread in the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • The Early Modern English Calendar: A Reference Guide book cover

    The Early Modern English Calendar

    A Reference Guide, 1st Edition

    By Phebe Jensen

    Depending on variables such as rank, level of literacy, gender, and occupation, English society in the early modern period operated according to a number of different calendrical time schemes. These included the astronomical time that fundamentally set the duration of days and years; the seasons,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Gaming Empire in Children's British Board Games, 1836-1860 book cover

    Gaming Empire in Children's British Board Games, 1836-1860

    1st Edition

    By Megan A. Norcia

    Over a century before Monopoly invited child players to bankrupt one another with merry ruthlessness, a lively and profitable board game industry thrived in Britain from the 1750s onward, thanks to publishers like John Wallis, John Betts, and William Spooner. As part of the new wave of materials…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Henry James and the Media Arts of Modernity: Commercial Cosmopolitanism book cover

    Henry James and the Media Arts of Modernity

    Commercial Cosmopolitanism, 1st Edition

    By June Hee Chung

    Henry James and the Media Arts of Modernity: Commercial Cosmopolitanism turns to the author’s late fiction, letters, and essays to investigate his contribution to the development of an American cosmopolitan culture, both in popular and high art. The book contextualizes James’s writing within a…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Fieldwork of Empire, 1840-1900: Intercultural Dynamics in the Production of British Expeditionary Literature book cover

    Fieldwork of Empire, 1840-1900

    Intercultural Dynamics in the Production of British Expeditionary Literature, 1st Edition

    By Adrian S. Wisnicki

    Fieldwork of Empire, 1840-1900: Intercultural Dynamics in the Production of British Expeditionary Literature examines the impact of non-western cultural, political, and social forces and agencies on the production of British expeditionary literature; it is a project of recovery. The book argues…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

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