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  • Modernism

    3rd Edition

    By Peter Childs

    Modernist movements radically transformed the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century literary establishment, and their effects are still felt today. Modernism introduces and analyzes what amounted to nothing less than a literary and cultural revolution. In this fully updated, expanded, and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-12 
    Routledge
    The New Critical Idiom

  • Routledge Revivals: Literary Fat Ladies (1987)

    Rhetoric, Gender, Property

    By Patricia Parker

    First published in 1987, the essays in this volume focus on questions of gender, property and power in the use of rhetoric and the practice of literary genres, and provide a historicised cultural critique. They analyse the links between rhetoric and property, but also representations of women as…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Progress of Romance (1986)

    The Politics of Popular Fiction

    Edited by Jean Radford

    First published in 1986, the aim of this book is to present some of the changing thinking on popular writing to a wider audience in view of the enormous growth of mass culture after the war, but also to offer a historical perspective on a specific form of popular fiction: the romance. The essays…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: History Workshop Series

  • Routledge Library Editions: Literary Theory

    By Various

    This set reissues 27 books on literary theory originally published between 1965 and 1992. Top academics in the field examine different aspects of literary theory, including structuralism, post-structuralism, stylistics and semiotics, and approach these theories in a variety of ways. This set will…

    Hardback – 2016-08-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literary Theory

  • Essays on Fiction 1971-82 (Routledge Revivals)

    By Sir Frank Kermode

    In this book, which was first published in 1983, Frank Kermode looks in particular at the revived Russian Formalism, a highly original body of literary theory that flourished in the years immediately following the Revolution, and at the work of Roman Jakobson, one of its most distinguished…

    Paperback – 2016-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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.…

    Hardback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge
    RLE: Wordsworth and Coleridge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge
    RLE: Wordsworth and Coleridge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge
    RLE: Wordsworth and Coleridge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge
    RLE: Wordsworth and Coleridge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge
    RLE: Wordsworth and Coleridge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge
    RLE: Wordsworth and Coleridge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge
    RLE: Wordsworth and Coleridge

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