Literature: Literature by Period

  • Working-class Stories of the 1890s book cover

    Working-class Stories of the 1890s

    Edited by Peter Keating

    First published in 1971, this collection of short stories, set in the East End of London in the 1890s, offers a corrective to the view of nineties’ literature as dominated by aestheticism, and shows how many late Victorian writers tried to break with Dickensian models and write of working class…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Victorian World

  • Annotating Modernism: Marginalia and Pedagogy from Virginia Woolf to the Confessional Poets book cover

    Annotating Modernism

    Marginalia and Pedagogy from Virginia Woolf to the Confessional Poets

    By Amanda Golden

    Making extensive use of archival materials by Sylvia Plath, John Berryman, and Anne Sexton, Amanda Golden constructs a new narrative of the relationship between modernism and post-war poetry. While Golden situates her book among other materialist histories of modernism, she moves beyond examination…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Children, Childhood, and Musical Theater book cover

    Children, Childhood, and Musical Theater

    By James Leve, Donelle Ruwe

    Bringing together musicologists, literature scholars, and specialists in childhood and theater studies, this volume examines the ways in which successful children's musicals tap into adult nostalgia for childhood while appealing to the needs and consumer potential of the child. The contributors…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Jonathan Edwards, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and the Supernatural Will in Early American Literature book cover

    Jonathan Edwards, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and the Supernatural Will in Early American Literature

    By Brad Bannon

    Examining Samuel Taylor Coleridge's reflections on Jonathan Edwards, written over a twenty-year period, Brad Bannon rejects the common critical notion that the influence Coleridge exerted on the American Romantics should be understood as a one-way influx of entirely new ideas. Rather, it is more…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Wordsworth and the Adequacy of Landscape book cover

    Wordsworth and the Adequacy of Landscape

    By Donald Wesling

    First published in 1970, this stylistic and interpretative account of some of Wordsworth’s major poetry examines description and meditation in his landscape writing. It describes the integration of two kinds of thinking, and a variety of beauties and lapses that come from their separation.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    RLE: Wordsworth and Coleridge

  • Wordsworth's Literary Criticism book cover

    Wordsworth's Literary Criticism

    Edited by W.J.B. Owen

    First published in 1974. Wordsworth, with Coleridge, is the major literary critic of the Romantic period. This volume assembles all of Wordsworth’s formal critical writings and a selection of critical comments from his correspondence. These documents are invaluable for Romantic poetry at large, and…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    RLE: Wordsworth and Coleridge

  • The Design of Biographia Literaria book cover

    The Design of Biographia Literaria

    By Catherine M. Wallace

    First published in 1983, this book examines a work whose intricacies have baffled and infuriated generations of readers and proposes a theory of Coleridge’s writing habits that "explain(s) his explanation". The author painstakingly analyses the Biographia’s organising structure distinguishing…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    RLE: Wordsworth and Coleridge

  • A Commentary on Wordsworth's Prelude: Books I-V book cover

    A Commentary on Wordsworth's Prelude

    Books I-V

    By Ted Holt, John Gilroy

    First published in 1983, this books aims to guide Wordsworth students through his difficult masterpiece by reading it in continuous sequence and making its sense emerge. The special value of this commentary is that it explains the structure of The Prelude by encouraging study of the poem as a…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    RLE: Wordsworth and Coleridge

  • Coleridge and the Armoury of the Human Mind: Essays on his Prose Writings book cover

    Coleridge and the Armoury of the Human Mind

    Essays on his Prose Writings

    Edited by Peter J. Kitson, Thomas N. Corns

    First published in 1991, this book collects a broad array of path-finding scholarship by specialists in Coleridge and Romantic literature on the subject of his prose. They range from broad appraisals of Coleridge’s own critical practises; demonstrations of the fecundity of his autobiography, the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    RLE: Wordsworth and Coleridge

  • Coleridge and the Abyssinian Maid book cover

    Coleridge and the Abyssinian Maid

    By Geoffrey Yarlott

    First published in 1967, this book seeks to show the causes which led to Coleridge’s breakdown in 1802 and to indicate how his views on poetry changed as a result of it. The approach is selective in that it only focuses on one part of Coleridge’s life (roughly 1793-1810); however the author…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    RLE: Wordsworth and Coleridge

  • Method and Imagination in Coleridge's Criticism book cover

    Method and Imagination in Coleridge's Criticism

    By J.R. de J. Jackson

    First published in 1969, this book places Coleridge’s literary criticism against the background of his philosophical thinking, examining his theories about criticism and the nature of poetry. Particular attention is paid to the structure of Biographia Literaria, Coleridge’s distinction between…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    RLE: Wordsworth and Coleridge

  • Reading Wordsworth book cover

    Reading Wordsworth

    By J.H. Alexander

    First published in 1987, this book is written for those who are encountering Wordsworth for the first time and for those familiar with his works that are at a loss to understand his reputation or why his work has impressed them. The strength of the author’s approach is that it unravels the poet’s…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    RLE: Wordsworth and Coleridge

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