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  • The Aphorism and Other Short Forms

    By Ben Grant

    The aphorism captures a huge amount of truth, meaning or wit in a very short statement. It has been used and studied from classical times to contemporary theory and takes on a new relevance when we look at today’s communication media such as text messages and twitter. This concise guide offers an…

    Paperback – 2016-05-24 
    Routledge
    The New Critical Idiom

  • Critical Essays on Roman Literature

    Elegy and Lyric

    Edited by J. P. Sullivan

    First published in 1962, this book is the first of two volumes which bridge the gap between the study of classics and the study of literature and attempt to reconcile the two disciplines. Focusing on elegy and lyric, this collection of essays offers a critical examination of Latin literature and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-22 
    Routledge

  • Critical Essays on Roman Literature

    Satire

    Edited by J. P. Sullivan

    First published in 1963, this book is the second of two volumes which bridge the gap between the study of classics and the study of literature and attempt to reconcile the two disciplines. Focusing on satire, this collection of essays offers a critical examination of Latin literature and aims to…

    Hardback – 2016-05-22 
    Routledge

  • Critical Essays on Roman Literature

    Edited by J. P. Sullivan

    First published in 1962 and 1963, these two volumes bridge the gap between the study of classics and the study of literature and attempt to reconcile the two disciplines. The collection of essays offers a critical examination of Latin literature and aims to stimulate critical discussion of a…

    Hardback – 2016-05-22 
    Routledge

  • The Cognitive Basis of Aesthetics

    Cassirer, Crowther, and the Future

    By Elena Fell, Ioanna Kopsiafti

    This book seeks to fill a void in contemporary aesthetics scholarship by considering the cognitive features that make the aesthetic and artistic worthy of philosophical study. Aesthetic cognition here is defined as the concepts, relations, and phenomena that transform our perceptions and imaginings…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Classical Mythology: The Basics

    By Richard Martin

    This is an engaging introduction which explores the latest thinking about Classical Mythology, the history of interpreting myths and the role of myths in cultural tradition, from painting to opera, philosophy, politics, drama, and religion in the modern day. It answers such questions as, what…

    Paperback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Landscape, Seascape, and the Eco-Spatial Imagination

    Edited by Simon C. Estok, Jonathan White, I-Chun Wang

    Written from within the best traditions of ecocritical thought, this book provides a wide-ranging account of the spatial imagination of landscape and seascape in literary and cultural contexts from many regions of the world. It brings together essays by authors writing from within diverse cultural…

    Hardback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Critical Rereadings of Gender in Children's and Young Adult Literature

    Gender(ed) Identities

    Edited by Tricia Clasen, Holly Hassel

    This volume brings together diverse, cross-disciplinary scholarly voices to examine gender construction in children's and young adult literature. It complements and updates scholarship on this topic by creating a rich, cohesive examination of core questions around gender and sexuality in classic…

    Hardback – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Sentiment and the Magdalen Hospital

    Luxury, Virtue and the Senses in Eighteenth-Century Culture

    By Mary Peace

    Sentimentalism became popular in the eighteenth century, part of the philosophical idea that truth is founded on emotion or moral sentiment. Peace uses the London Magdalen Hospital for Penitent Prostitutes as a prism through which to explore the sentimental writing of this period.…

    Hardback – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge

  • The Making of English Popular Culture

    Edited by John Storey

    The Making of English Popular Culture provides an account of the making of popular culture in the nineteenth century. While a form of what we might describe as popular culture existed before this period, John Storey has assembled a collection that demonstrates how what we now think of as popular…

    Paperback – 2016-05-13 
    Routledge
    Directions in Cultural History

  • Hunger Movements in Early Victorian Literature

    Want, Riots, Migration

    By Lesa Scholl

    In Hunger Movements in Early Victorian Literature, Lesa Scholl explores the ways in which the language of starvation interacts with narratives of emotional and intellectual want to create a dynamic, evolving notion of hunger. Scholl’s interdisciplinary study emphasises literary analysis, sensory…

    Hardback – 2016-05-13 
    Routledge

  • 'The Damned Fraternitie': Constructing Gypsy Identity in Early Modern England, 1500–1700

    By Frances Timbers

    Constructing Gypsy Identity in Early Modern England, 1500-1700 examines the construction of gypsy identity in England between the early sixteenth century and the end of the seventeenth century. Drawing upon previous historiography, a wealth of printed primary sources (including government documents…

    Hardback – 2016-05-11 
    Routledge

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