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  • Letters from England

    by Don Manuel Alvarez Espriella

    By Carol Bolton

    In 1807 Robert Southey published a pseudonymous account of a journey made through England by a fictitious Spanish tourist, ‘Don Manuel Alvarez Espriella’. Letters from England (1807) relates Espriella’s travels. On his journey Espriella comments on every aspect of British society, from fashions and…

    Hardback – 2016-04-28 
    The Pickering Masters

  • Ernest Bevin

    By Peter Weiler

    Hardback – 2016-04-18 

  • Immortal Boy

    A Portrait of Leigh Hunt

    By Ann Blainey

    Ann Blainey’s work, first published in 1985, provides a sensitive study of Leigh Hunt and the literary climate that influenced his life, and fills a large gap in literary biography. Blainey brings a perceptive eye to a generally embittered man whose chaotic life seemed a tragic failure. This title…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05 
    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • The Farthing Poet

    A Biography of Richard Hengist Horne 1802-84: A Lesser Literary Lion

    By Ann Blainey

    First published in 1968. Richard Hengist Horne, virtually unknown today, was one of the more extraordinary figures of the nineteenth century literary scene. The author of an epic poem Orion was acclaimed a work of genius by almost every English critic. His voluminous literary output is for the most…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05 
    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • Capital and Interest

    Edited by Lawrence H. White

    Produced throughout the first fifteen years of Hayek's career, the writings collected in Capital and Interest see Hayek elaborate upon and extend his landmark lectures that were published as Prices and Production and work toward the technically sophisticated line of thought seen in his later Pure…

    Hardback – 2016-03-02 
    The Collected Works of F.A. Hayek

  • James Joyce's World

    By Patricia Hutchins

    First published in 1957, this book explores what remained of Joyce’s background, not only in Ireland but in those cities abroad where his books were written. With the co-operation of those who knew the author, including his brother, much new material was brought together to shed new light on Joyce’…

    Hardback – 2016-02-29 

  • Auto/Biography in the Americas

    Relational Lives

    Edited by Ricia A. Chansky

    Auto/Biography in the Americas: Relational Lives brings together scholars from disparate geographic regions, cultural perspectives, linguistic frameworks, and disciplinary backgrounds to explore what connects narrated lives in the Americas. By interweaving scholarship on Afro-diasporic…

    Hardback – 2016-02-24 

  • All the Best, Neill (Routledge Revivals)

    Letters from Summerhill

    Edited by Jonathan Croall

    A. S. Neill, founder of Summerhill, the most admired and most feared of all progressive schools, was famous as a schoolteacher, educational reformer, and author of illuminating and stylish books about education and the mind of the child. But few people know he was also a dedicated, prolific,…

    Paperback – 2016-02-05
    Routledge Revivals

  • T. S. Eliot

    A Friendship

    By Frederick Tomlin

    First published in 1988. Fredrick Tomlin and T. S. Eliot were friends for almost thirty-four years. What emerges from Fredrick Tomlin’s memories and the many letters which passed between them is a private Eliot, seen only by his closest family and a trusted few. Tomlin evokes the man as he was –…

    Hardback – 2015-12-04
    Routledge Library Editions: T. S. Eliot

  • The Routledge Auto|Biography Studies Reader

    Edited by Ricia A. Chansky, Emily Hipchen

    The Routledge Auto|Biography Studies Reader collects together key theoretical essays in the field, creating a solid base for any critical study of autobiography, biography, or life writing. Beginning with a foreword by Sidonie Smith and a general introduction to the collection, the book is then…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09
    Routledge Literature Readers

  • 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 – 2015-09-01
    Routledge Revivals

  • Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

    Civil War Soldier, Supreme Court Justice

    By Susan-Mary Grant

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., was one of the most influential jurists of his time. From the antebellum era and the Civil War through the First World War and into the New Deal years, Holmes' long life and career as a Supreme Court Justice spanned an eventful period of American history, as the country…

    Paperback – 2015-08-31
    Routledge Historical Americans

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