Literary Genres Products

  • Nineteenth-Century Poetry

    Criticism and Debates

    Edited by Jonathan Herapath, Emma Mason

    This engaging volume provides readers with the essential criticism on nineteenth-century poetry, organised around key areas of debate in the field. The critical texts included in this volume reflect both a traditional and modern emphasis on the study of poetry in the long nineteenth century. These…

    Paperback – 2015-11-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Criticism and Debates in Literature

  • Embodying Gender and Age in Speculative Fiction

    A Biopsychosocial Approach

    By Derek J. Thiess

    Following scholarship on gender in science fiction, this book explores the limits of considering age as a social construction, positing that an acknowledgement of aged bodies necessarily changes the way we read both age and science fiction. The volume employs contemporary clinical psychology, the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-01 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • The Elder Brother

    A Biography of Charles Webster Leadbeater

    By Gregory Tillett

    A leading figure in the Theosophical Society, Leadbeater was a prolific author, writing on subjects ranging from Buddhism, Masonic history and the origins of Christianity through to the power of thought and the fourth dimension. Leadbeater was also the force behind Annie Besant, the discoverer and…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Art of John Webster

    By Ralph Berry

    The Art of John Webster, first published in 1972, is a study of the three extant plays of Webster known to be solely his work. These plays are seen as attempts to achieve in literature the effects of the baroque, a term which related Webster to the larger developments of European art. Their content…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Shakespeare's Comedies

    Explorations in Form

    By Ralph Berry

    In this lucid and original study, first published in 1972, Ralph Berry discusses the ten comedies that run from The Comedy of Errors to Twelfth Night. Berry’s purpose is to identify the form of each play by relating the governing idea of the play to the action that expresses it. To this end the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Science Fiction and Cultural Theory: A Reader

    Edited by Sherryl Vint

    Science Fiction and Cultural Theory: A Reader is an essential resource for literature students studying science fiction, science and popular culture, and contemporary theory. This book combines key theories that have become touchstones for work in the field with more recent thinking to …

    Paperback – 2015-10-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Literature Readers

  • The People of Aristophanes (Routledge Revivals)

    A Sociology of Old Attic Comedy

    By Victor Ehrenberg

    First published in 1951, The People of Aristophanes provides a sociological account of Athens in the period of its greatest glory. Drawing upon Old Attic Comedy and the plays of Aristophanes, the author recreates, for the reader, the life of Athens at that time. He writes extensively about social…

    Paperback – 2015-10-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Point of View (Routledge Revivals)

    A Linguistic Analysis of Literary Style

    By Susan L. Ehrlich

    The purpose of Point of View, first published in 1990, is twofold: from the perspective of linguistics, to analyse the discourse structure of texts; from the perspective of literary studies, to explain certain non-linguistic aspects of the texts in terms of linguistic form. This study therefore…

    Paperback – 2015-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • When Honour's at the Stake (Routledge Revivals)

    By Norman Council

    Renaissance ideas of honour had a profound influence on the English people who formed Shakespeare’s audiences. In When Honour’s at the Stake, first published in 1973, Norman Council describes the increasing importance of these ideas to the themes and structure of a number of Shakespeare’s major…

    Paperback – 2015-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Gender and the Self in Latin American Literature

    By Emma Staniland

    This book explores six texts from across Spanish America in which the coming-of-age story ('Bildungsroman') offers a critique of gendered selfhood as experienced in the region’s socio-cultural contexts. Looking at a range of novels from the late twentieth century, Staniland explores thematic…

    Hardback – 2015-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

  • Utopias and the Environment

    Edited by Geoffrey Berry

    Utopias and the Environment explores the way in which the kind of ‘dreaming’, or re-visioning, known as the ‘utopian imaginary’ takes environmental concerns into account. This kind of creative intervention is increasingly important in an era of ecological crisis, as we witness the failure of…

    Hardback – 2015-09-27 
    Routledge

  • A George Herbert Companion (Routledge Revivals)

    By Robert H. Ray

    First published in 1995, this title provides the reader with a compendium of useful information for any reader of George Herbert to have at hand. It includes key biographical information, situates the poetry in its historical and cultural context, and, where appropriate, explains theological…

    Paperback – 2015-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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