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  • The Routledge Research Companion to Early Drama and Performance

    Edited by Pamela King

    The study of early drama has undergone a quiet revolution in the last four decades, radically altering critical approaches to form, genre, and canon. Drawing on disciplines from art history to musicology and reception studies, The Routledge Companion to Early Drama and Performance reconsiders early…

    Hardback – 2016-11-10 
    Routledge

  • Language and Community in Early England

    Imagining Distance in Medieval Literature

    By Emily Butler

    This book examines the development of English as a written vernacular and identifies that development as a process of community building that occurred in a multilingual context. Moving through the eighth century to the thirteenth century, and finally to the sixteenth-century antiquarians who…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Medieval Literature and Culture

  • 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

  • Women and Shakespeare's Cuckoldry Plays

    Shifting Narratives of Marital Betrayal

    By Cristina Leon Alfar

    While scholars have examined the male anxieties behind accusations of female sexual betrayal, the reciprocal and resulting anxieties born in women out of those accusations remain insufficiently explored. Focusing on six plays by William Shakespeare, early modern English court records, marital…

    Hardback – 2016-10-28 
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • 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

  • Narrating Friendship and the British Novel, 1760-1830

    By Katrin Berndt

    Friendship has always been a universal category of human relationships and an influential motif in literature, but it is rarely discussed as a theme in its own right. In her study of how friendship gives direction and shape to new ideas and novel strategies of plot, character formation, and style…

    Hardback – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Milton in the Arab-Muslim World

    By Islam Issa

    The first full-length study of the reception of John Milton’s (1608-74) writings in the Arab-Muslim world, this book examines the responses of Arab-Muslim readers to Milton’s works, and in particular, to his epic poem: Paradise Lost. It contributes to knowledge of the history, development, and ways…

    Hardback – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge

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