Literary/Critical Theory Products

  • Charles Dickens and the Form of the Novel

    Fiction and Narrative in Dickens' Work, 1st Edition

    By Graham Daldry

    First published in 1987. While there have been commentaries on his humour, his seriousness, his social concerns, and other specific aspects of his work such accounts have only tended to divide our understanding of the novels, to lead us to see them as failures of artistic unity. In this book the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • Balzac and the French Revolution

    1st Edition

    By Ronnie Butler

    First published in 1983. Balzac’s novels are one of the largest and most important sources for the history of post-revolutionary France, but they have scarcely been tapped as they should be. Approaching the subject from the perspective of a literary, the author shows in detail how specific…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • Walter Scott

    1st Edition

    By Robin Mayhead

    First published in 1968, this study is an exciting and challenging introduction to the writings of Sir Walter Scott. The author discusses the more striking features of Scott’s style — his use of language and characterisation — and also evaluates the contemporary moral and political attitudes…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • Tradition and Tolerance in Nineteenth Century Fiction

    Critical Essays on Some English and American Novels, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Howard, John Lucas, John Goode

    First published in 1966, this book collects six essays which discuss the experience of social change as it reveals itself in the work of several nineteenth century novelists. In the novels studied, and the discussion of fiction that follows, the authors argue that all these novelists’ attempts to…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • The Melancholy Man

    A Study of Dickens's Novels, 1st Edition

    By JOHN Lucas

    First published in 1980, this book surveys Dickens’ growing power to drive deep into the causes of his contemporary conditions. It reveals the importance of nature to Dickens as a rich metaphor of human freedom and potentiality, and emphasises his concern with time and the problems of freedom. The…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • The Literature of Change

    Studies in the Nineteenth Century Provincial Novel, 1st Edition

    By John Lucas

    First published in 1977, this book studies three important nineteenth-century novelists: Mrs Gaskell, William Hale White and Thomas Hardy. They are all provincial novelists who wrote about social change and the attendant problems and pressures this brought with it. Unlike previous critics, who have…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • Partings Welded Together

    Politics and Desire in the Nineteenth-Century English Novel, 1st Edition

    By David E. Musselwhite

    First published in 1987, this book engages directly with a selection of major texts from the traditional English literature syllabus and applies some of the techniques from the work of theorists such as Macherey, Balibar, Derrida, Foucault, Lacan and Deleuze. Focusing on questions of class and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • Edith Wharton

    New Critical Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alfred Bendixen, Annette Zilversmit

    First published in 1992, this volume of essays celebrates the revival of Edith Wharton’s critical reputation. It offers a variety of approaches to the work of Wharton and examines largely neglected texts. It differs from many other collections of Wharton criticism in its insistence that the entire…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • Reading Challenging Texts

    Layering Literacies Through the Arts, 1st Edition

    By James S. Chisholm, Kathryn F. Whitmore

    CO-PUBLISHED BY ROUTLEDGE AND THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH Bringing together arts-integrated approaches, literacy learning, and classroom-based research, this book explores ways upper elementary, middle, and high school teachers can engage their students physically, cognitively, and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge

  • Emotions of Menace and Enchantment

    Disgust, Horror, Awe, and Fascination, 1st Edition

    By Susan Beth Miller

    Emotions of Menace and Enchantment examines four pivotal human emotions. It explores what defines these emotions, how they interact, and how they impact the experience of self-boundary. All four feelings speak to the boundary around the self, to whether we stiffen that boundary, relax it or worry…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge

  • Queering Femininity

    Sexuality, Feminism and the Politics of Presentation, 1st Edition

    By Hannah McCann

    Queering Femininity focuses on femininity as a style of gender presentation and asks how (and whether) it can be refigured as a creative and queer style of the body. Drawing on a range of feminist texts and interviews with self-identifying queer femmes from the LGBTQ community, Hannah McCann argues…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge
    Feminism and Female Sexuality

  • Troubled Testimonies

    Terrorism and the English novel in India, 1st Edition

    By Meenakshi Bharat

    Since the 9/11 attacks terror has established its permeating hold on society’s psyche. Creative writing, a popular and visible cultural witness to the strain, has taken up this destabilization with remarkable regularity. Troubled Testimonies focuses on the Indian novel in English, deriving…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge India

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