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  • Crime Fiction and the Law

    Edited by Maria Aristodemou, Fiona Macmillan, Patricia Tuitt

    This book opens up a range of important perspectives on law and violence by considering the ways in which their relationship is formulated in literature, television and film. Employing critical legal theory to address the relationship between crime fiction, law and justice, it considers a range of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-11 
    Routledge
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Masculinity and the Trials of Modern Fiction

    By Marco Wan

    How do lawyers, judges and jurors read novels? And what is at stake when literature and law confront each other in the courtroom? Nineteenth-century England and France are remembered for their active legal prosecution of literature, and this book examines the ways in which five novels were…

    Hardback – 2016-11-10 
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • Routledge Revivals: Shakespeare's Talking Animals (1973)

    Language and Drama in Society

    By Terence Hawkes

    First published in 1973, this book is about Shakespeare, language and drama. The first part introduces some common ideas of anthropology and linguistics into an area where they serve as a base for the discussion of usually literary matters. It attempts to link language to our experience of speech —…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Tragedy: The Basics

    By Sean McEvoy

    Tragedy: The Basics is an accessible and up-to-date introduction to dramatic tragedy. A comprehensive guide for anyone undertaking a study of the genre, it provides a chronological overview of the genre and the history of tragic theory. Integrating a discussion of texts, contexts and theory, it…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • The Plays and Poems of Nicholas Rowe

    Edited by Stephen Bernard

    Nicholas Rowe was the first Poet Laureate of the Georgian era. A fascinating and important yet largely overlooked figure in eighteenth-century literature, he is the ‘lost Augustan’. His plays are important both for the way they address the political and social concerns of the day and for reflecting…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Plays and Poems of Nicholas Rowe, Volume IV

    Poems and Lucan’s Pharsalia (Books I-III)

    Edited by Stephen Bernard, Robin Sowerby

    Nicholas Rowe was the first Poet Laureate of the Georgian era. A fascinating and important yet largely overlooked figure in eighteenth-century literature, he is the ‘lost Augustan’. His plays are important both for the way they address the political and social concerns of the day and for reflecting…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Plays and Poems of Nicholas Rowe, Volume II

    The Middle Period Plays

    Edited by Michael Caines

    Nicholas Rowe was the first Poet Laureate of the Georgian era. A fascinating and important yet largely overlooked figure in eighteenth-century literature, he is the ‘lost Augustan’. His plays are important both for the way they address the political and social concerns of the day and for reflecting…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Plays and Poems of Nicholas Rowe, Volume I

    The Early Plays

    Edited by Stephen Bernard, Rebecca Bullard, John McTague

    Nicholas Rowe was the first Poet Laureate of the Georgian era. A fascinating and important yet largely overlooked figure in eighteenth-century literature, he is the ‘lost Augustan’. His plays are important both for the way they address the political and social concerns of the day and for reflecting…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Plays and Poems of Nicholas Rowe, Volume III

    The Late Plays

    Edited by Stephen Bernard, Claudine van Hensbergen

    Nicholas Rowe was the first Poet Laureate of the Georgian era. A fascinating and important yet largely overlooked figure in eighteenth-century literature, he is the ‘lost Augustan’. His plays are important both for the way they address the political and social concerns of the day and for reflecting…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Plays and Poems of Nicholas Rowe, Volume V

    Lucan’s Pharsalia (Books IV-X)

    Edited by Stephen Bernard, Robin Sowerby

    Nicholas Rowe was the first Poet Laureate of the Georgian era. A fascinating and important yet largely overlooked figure in eighteenth-century literature, he is the ‘lost Augustan’. His plays are important both for the way they address the political and social concerns of the day and for reflecting…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • Biofictional Histories, Mutations and Forms

    Edited by Michael Lackey

    Biofiction, defined as literature that names its protagonist after an actual historical figure, first became popular in the 1930s, but over the last forty years it has become a dominant literary form. Prominent writers such as J.M. Coetzee, Joyce Carol Oates, Russell Banks, Julia Alvarez, Peter…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Privatised Motherhood

    Confession and Anxiety in Neoliberal Times

    By Ruth Cain

    The privatisation of relationships of care and dependency is increasing; the new social media is facilitating a "confessional" society and our press is keen to interrogate every dimension of our relationships. The combined cultural effect of these elements has created a paradoxical gap within which…

    Hardback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

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