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  • Hunger Movements in Early Victorian Literature

    Want, Riots, Migration

    By Lesa Scholl

    In Hunger Movements in Early Victorian Literature, Lesa Scholl explores the ways in which the language of starvation interacts with narratives of emotional and intellectual want to create a dynamic, evolving notion of hunger. Scholl’s interdisciplinary study emphasises literary analysis, sensory…

    Hardback – 2016-05-13 
    Routledge

  • The Idea of Infancy in Nineteenth-Century British Poetry

    Romanticism, Subjectivity, Form

    By D.B. Ruderman

    This book radically refigures the conceptual and formal significance of childhood in nineteenth-century English poetry. By theorizing infancy as a poetics as well as a space of continual beginning, Ruderman shows how it allowed poets access to inchoate, uncanny, and mutable forms of subjectivity…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Romanticism

  • Navigating the Transnational in Modern American Literature and Culture

    Axes of Influence

    Edited by Tara Stubbs, Doug Haynes

    This study develops the important work carried out on American literature through the frameworks of transnational, transatlantic, and trans-local studies to ask what happens when these same aspects become intrinsic to the critical narrative. Much cultural criticism since the 1990s has sought to…

    Hardback – 2016-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

  • Prizing Children’s Literature

    The Cultural Politics of Children’s Book Awards

    Edited by Kenneth B. Kidd, Joseph T. Thomas Jr.

    Children's book awards have mushroomed since the early twentieth-century and especially since the 1960s, when literary prizing became a favored strategy for both commercial promotion and canon-making. There are over 300 awards for English-language titles alone, but despite the profound impact of…

    Hardback – 2016-05-01 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Representations of Anne Frank in American Literature and Culture

    Stories in New Ways

    By Rachael McLennan

    This book explores portrayals of Anne Frank in American literature and culture, where she is often invoked as a means of encouraging readers to think widely about persecution, genocide, and victimisation due to gender, sexuality, and race. The author examines how artistic representations of Anne…

    Hardback – 2016-04-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Byron

    By John D. Jump

    First published in 1972. John D. Jump, a leading authority on Byron and the Romantic period, here gives an account of Byron’s literary achievement in relation to the age of revolutions in which he lived and in relation to his own character and personal circumstances. Professor Jump focuses upon the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Byron

  • Lord Byron's Marriage

    The Evidence of Asterisks

    By G. Wilson Knight

    First published in 1957. This title explores the brief marriage of Lord Byron and his wife Annabella Millbanke, and the scandal that surrounded their relationship. The exact reason for their separation and eventual divorce was never confirmed, but G. Wilson Knight uses Byron’s poetry, letters and…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Byron

  • Byron's Don Juan

    By Bernard Beatty

    First published in 1985. What sort of poem is Don Juan, and how does it maintain its momentum through its long and often struggling narrative? These are the questions that Bernard Beatty proposes in this subtle and elegant discussion of Byron’s masterwork. The legend of Don Juan was entrenched in…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Byron

  • Byron's Don Juan

    A Critical Study

    By Elizabeth French Boyd

    When this book was published in 1945, interest in Byron’s poetry and appreciation of his titanic role in Romanticism had been steadily increasing. Of all his vast poetic production, Don Juan, the last and greatest of his major works, offers the highest rewards to the modern reader. It not only…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Byron

  • At the Titan's Breakfast

    Three Essays on Byron's Poetry

    By Robert Polito

    This title, first published in 1987, comprises of three essays which examine Lord Byron’s poetry. Some of Byron’s most famous poems are examined, including Don Juan and Childe Harold's Pilgrimage. This title will be of interest to students of literature.…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Byron

  • Rereading Byron

    Essays Selected from Hofstra University's Byron Bicentennial Conference

    Edited by Alice Levine, Robert N. Keane

    The papers collected in this volume, first published in 1993, were delivered at Hofstra University in October 1988 at a conference celebrating the bicentennial of Lord Byron’s birth. The shared goal of these essays was to reassess Byron’s poetry, his poetic development, and his relation to his…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Byron

  • A Critical Companion to Lynn Nottage

    Edited by Jocelyn L. Buckner

    A Critical Companion to Lynn Nottage places this renowned, award-winning playwright's contribution to American theatre in scholarly context. The volume covers Nottage's plays, productions, activism, and artistic collaborations to display the extraordinary breadth and depth of her work. The…

    Paperback – 2016-04-25 
    Routledge

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