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  • The Animal Surreal

    The Role of Darwin, Animals, and Evolution in Surrealism

    By Kirsten Strom

    The Animal Surreal situates Surrealism within the burgeoning field of Animal Studies by examining Surrealist representations of nonhuman animals through the lens of Darwinian theory. Unlike Marx and Freud, Darwin was rarely cited by name as a source for the Surrealists, and yet his influence is…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Jane Austen and the State (RLE Jane Austen)

    By Mary Evans

    Jane Austen is often associated with conservatism and her novels are often seen as light entertainment depicting a vanished world and its manners. Mary Evan's study, first published in 1987, seeks to contradict the conventional wisdom regarding Austen's social and political leanings and&…

    Paperback – 2017-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Jane Austen

  • Jane Austen (RLE Jane Austen)

    A French Appreciation

    By Léonie Villard, R. Brimley Johnson

    First published in 1924, this unique title provides an extremely valuable early Twentieth Century perspective on Jane Austen, offering analysis from both sides of the channel. The book includes both a translated study of Jane Austen by French academic…

    Paperback – 2017-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Jane Austen

  • Jane Austen (RLE Jane Austen)

    The Six Novels

    By Wendy Craik

    First published in 1965, this reissued work by Wendy Craik provides a thorough and extensive study of Jane Austen's six complete novels: Northanger Abbey, Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma and Persuasion. This is a truly groundbreaking study of Austen which,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Jane Austen

  • Jane Austen's Heroines (RLE Jane Austen)

    Intimacy in Human Relationships

    By John Philips Hardy

    First published in 1984, John Hardy's important interpretation of Jane Austen's heroines breaks through the accepted tradition of viewing the author as merely a rational comedienne of manners. He argues instead that Jane Austen's greatness lies in her exploration of human relationships through the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Jane Austen

  • Border Crossings

    Essays in Identity and Belonging

    Edited by Paul Longley Arthur, Leena Kurvet-Kaosaar

    The border between intimate memory and historical revelation is explored in this wide-ranging collection, which features original contributions from leading figures in the life writing field from Australia, Canada, Europe, UK, and the USA. The transmission and preservation of personal knowledge…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    Routledge

  • The Phenomenology of Autobiography

    Making it Real

    By Arnaud Schmitt

    Taking a fresh look at the state of autobiography as a genre, The Phenomenology of Autobiography: Making it Real takes a deep dive into the experience of the reader. Dr. Schmitt argues that current trends in the field of life writing have taken the focus away from the text and the initial purpose…

    Hardback – 2017-05-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    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…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Critical Essays on George Eliot

    Edited by Barbara Hardy

    This title, first published in 1970, consists of essays on the individual tales and novels of George Eliot, with two general essays that discuss the novels as a whole and cuts across the individual works. The primary concern of these studies is to see what the limits of George Eliot’s greatness are…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: George Eliot

  • Experiencing Drama in the English Renaissance

    Readers and Audiences

    By Akihiro Yamada

    Experiencing Drama in the English Renaissance: Readers and Audiences attempts, on the basis of various archives, to estimate the size of London’s population, the size of audiences and the frequency of people’s theatre-going, demonstrating the flourishing theatre business in London, all in numerical…

    Hardback – 2017-04-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • The Thiri Rama

    Finding Ramayana in Myanmar

    Edited by Dawn F. Rooney

    The Thiri Rama – or the Great Rama – was written for court performance and is the only known illustrated version of the Ramayana story in Myanmar. Based on palm-leaf manuscripts and scenes carved on over 300 sandstone plaques at a mid-nineteenth-century Buddhist pagoda west of Mandalay in Myanmar,…

    Hardback – 2017-04-18 
    Routledge India

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