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  • Travelling Servants

    Mobility and Employment in British Travel Writing 1750- 1850, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn Walchester

    This book outlines the contribution made by servants to domestic and Continental travel and travel writing between 1750 and 1850. Aiming to re-position British and European travel during this period as a site of work as well as leisure, Katheryn Walchester provides commentary and analysis of texts…

    Hardback – 2019-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Middle English Literature

    A Critical Study of the Romances, the Religious Lyrics, and Piers Plowman, 1st Edition

    By George Kane

    Originally published in 1951 Middle English Literature applies methods of literary evaluation to certain Middle English works. Arguing that previous literary criticism has largely focused on the commentary of their historical, social, philological and religious content, the book suggests that it…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • John Lydgate

    1st Edition

    By Derek Pearsall

    Originally published in 1970, John Lydgate sets out to restore a sense of perspective to the work of Lydgate, not by attributing a spurious modernity as a precursor of the Renaissance, but by accepting the fact that he is fundamentally medieval. The book analyses Lydgate’s background in literary…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Old English and Middle English Poetry

    1st Edition

    By Derek Pearsall

    Originally published in 1977, Old English and Middle English Poetry provides a historical approach to English poetry. The book examines the conditions out of which poetry grew and argues that the functions that it was assigned are historically integral to an informed understanding of the nature of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Literature and Law in the Middle Ages

    A Bibliography of Scholarship, 1st Edition

    By John A. Alford, Dennis P. Seniff

    Originally published in 1984, Literature and Law in the Middle Ages is a comprehensive bibliography on the subject of literature and law in the Middle Ages. The collection was composed with the notion that early society regarded literature, law and religion from the same single point of view. It…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Medieval English Drama

    An Annotated Bibliography of Recent Criticism, 1st Edition

    By Sidney E. Berger

    Originally published in 1990, Medieval English Drama is an exhaustive bibliography of scholarship on medieval English drama. Each item has been annotated in the bibliography with considerable care; these annotations are descriptive rather than critical and give a clear synopsis of the content of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Medieval Charlemagne Legend

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan E. Farrier

    Originally published in 1993, The Medieval Charlemagne Legend is a selective bibliography for the literary scholar, of historical and literary material relating to Charlemagne. The book provides a chronological listing of sources on the legend and man is split into three distinct sections, covering…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Lost Literature of Medieval England

    1st Edition

    By R. M. Wilson

    Originally published in 1952 The Lost Literature of Medieval England provides an account of lost masterpieces of medieval English literature. The book examines the evidence for their existence and pieces together a fuller understanding of the literary traditions of the period. In more specific…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Early Middle English Literature

    1st Edition

    By R. M. Wilson

    Originally published in 1939, Early Middle English Literature is a comprehensive overview of various aspects of early Middle English literature. The book examines authorship and provenance and the effect this had upon the literature of the period. This text examines literature from the period of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Poetry of John Lydgate

    1st Edition

    By Alain Renoir

    Originally published in 1967, The Poetry of John Lydgate presents a broad discussion of John Lydgate’s secular poetry. It reassesses much of the poetry through critical examination and suggests that Lydgate was not necessarily the master that the medieval ages proclaimed him to be, nor the plain…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Kipling and Yeats at 150

    Retrospectives/Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Promodini Varma, Anubhav Pradhan

    This book evaluates the parallels, divergences, and convergences in the literary legacies of Rudyard Kipling and William Butler Yeats. Coming 150 years after their birth, the volume sheds light on the conversational undercurrents that pull together the often diametrically polar worldviews of these…

    Hardback – 2019-07-11 
    Routledge India

  • The British Stake In Japanese Modernity

    Readings in Liberal Tradition and Native Modernism, 1st Edition

    By Michael Gardiner

    This book describes firstly a Japanese modernity which is readable not only as a modernising, but also as a Britishing, and secondly modernist attempts to overhaul this British universalism in some well-known and some less-known Japanese texts. From the mid-nineteenth century, and particularly as…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

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