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  • 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

  • Bicultural Literature and Film in French and English

    Edited by Peter I. Barta, Phil Powrie

    This book focuses on literature and cinema in English or French by authors and directors not working in their native language. Artists with hybrid identities have become a defining phenomenon of contemporary reality following the increased mobility between civilisations during the postcolonial…

    Hardback – 2015-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Comparative Literature

  • 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

  • Eros and Psyche (Routledge Revivals)

    The Representation of Personality in Charlotte Brontë, Charles Dickens, George Eliot

    By Karen Chase

    How does Victorian fiction represent personality? How does it express emotion and how does it imagine the mind? These questions stand at the centre of Eros and Psyche, first published in 1984. In examining how three authors – Charlotte Brontë, Charles Dickens and George Eliot – depict the mind and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Hidden Designs (Routledge Revivals)

    The Critical Profession and Renaissance Literature

    By Jonathan Crewe

    This 1986 study offers a challenging contribution to the on-going critical debate surrounding the English literary Renaissance. Although informed by the ‘new historicism’ and post-structuralism, Hidden Designs makes a plea for criticism to be practiced in its own name rather than in the name of…

    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

  • Tristram Shandy (Routledge Revivals)

    By Max Byrd

    Max Byrd’s lucidly written and compelling volume aims to provide a scholarly introduction to one of the most puzzling pieces of eighteenth-century literature, and a stimulus to critical thought and discussion. Laurence Sterne – an eccentric and largely unsuccessful clergyman - was forty-six when he…

    Paperback – 2015-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • A John Donne Companion (Routledge Revivals)

    By Robert H. Ray

    First published in 1990, this title provides a compendium of useful information for any reader of Donne to have at hand: crucial biographical material, historical contextualisation, and details about his life’s work. The intention throughout is to enhance understanding and appreciation, without…

    Paperback – 2015-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Empire Boys: Adventures in a Man's World

    By Joseph Bristow

    Originally published in 1991. Focusing on ‘boys' own’ literature, this book examines the reasons why such a distinct type of combative masculinity developed during the heyday of the British Empire. This book reveals the motives that produced this obsessive focus on boyhood. In Victorian Britain…

    Hardback – 2015-08-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Children's Literature

  • From Brown to Bunter

    The Life and Death of the School Story

    By P. W. Musgrave

    Originally published in 1985. This is a fascinating account of the life cycle of a minor literary genre, the boys’ school story. It discusses early nineteenth-century precursors of the school story – didactic works with such revealing titles as The Parents’ Assistant – and goes on to examine in…

    Hardback – 2015-08-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Children's Literature

  • The Legend of Guy of Warwick

    By Velma Bourgeois Richmond

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge
    Garland Studies in Medieval Literature

  • John Skelton

    The Critical Heritage

    Edited by Anthony Edwards

    The Critical Heritage gathers together a large body of critical sources on major figures in literature. Each volume presents contemporary responses to a writer's work, enabling student and researcher to read the material themselves.…

    Paperback – 2015-08-16 
    Routledge

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