British Literature Products

  • Didactic Novels and British Women's Writing, 1790-1820

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hilary Havens

    Tracing the rise of conduct literature and the didactic novel over the course of the eighteenth century, this book explores how British women used the didactic novel genre to engage in political debate during and immediately after the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars. Although didactic…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Dickens and the Myth of the Reader

    1st Edition

    By Carolyn W. de la L. Oulton

    This study explores the ways in which Dickens’s published work and his thousands of letters intersect, to shape and promote particular myths of the reading experience, as well as redefining the status of the writer. It shows that the boundaries between private and public writing are subject to…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Disgust in Early Modern English Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Natalie K. Eschenbaum, Barbara Correll

    What is the role of disgust or revulsion in early modern English literature? How did early modern English subjects experience revulsion and how did writers represent it in poetry, plays, and prose? What does it mean when literature instructs, delights, and disgusts? This collection of essays looks…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Milton in the Arab-Muslim World

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • The Romance

    1st Edition

    By Gillian Beer

    First published in 1970, this work provides an overview of the Romance from the medieval period to the 20th century and tracks how the genre has changed with time, including its interaction with other forms of literature such as gothic novels, realism and science fiction. It explores a myriad of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

  • Rhetoric

    1st Edition

    By Peter Dixon

    First published in 1971, this book provides a historical account of the fortunes of Rhetoric. Beginning with a study of classical rhetorical theory and practice, it goes on to explore the impact of rhetoric on English literature and the renunciation of rhetoric from the late 17th century. The book…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

  • Romanticism

    1st Edition

    By Lilian R. Furst

    First published in 1969, this work traces the evolution of Romanticism and in doing so, demonstrates its novelty as an imaginative and emotional perception of the world in contrast to the rationalistic approach which was dominant in the seventeenth century. It identifies the fundamental…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

  • Mendacity in Early Modern Literature and Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ingo Berensmeyer, Andrew Hadfield

    Mendacity in Early Modern Literature and Culture examines the historical, cultural, and epistemological underpinnings of lying and deception in early modern England, including the political, religious, aesthetic, and philosophical discourses that governed the codes of lying and truth-telling from…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Theatre, Magic and Philosophy

    William Shakespeare, John Dee and the Italian Legacy, 1st Edition

    By Gabriela Dragnea Horvath

    Analyzing Shakespeare's views on theatre and magic and John Dee's concerns with philosophy and magic in the light of the Italian version of philosophia perennis (mainly Marsilio Ficino, Pico della Mirandola and Giordano Bruno), this book offers a new perspective on the Italian-English cultural…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • The Legend of Guy of Warwick

    1st Edition

    By Velma Bourgeois Richmond

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

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Garland Studies in Medieval Literature

  • Routledge Revivals: Some Phases in the Life of Buddha (1915)

    Taken from 'The Light of Asia', 1st Edition

    By Edwin Arnold

    First published in 1915, this book presents a dramatization of part ofthe author's The Light of Asia. The original text represents one of the first successful attempts to popularise Buddhism and its founder Gautama Buddha — presenting his life, teachings and philosophy in verse poetry. This…

    Paperback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: The Letters and Private Papers of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume I (1994)

    A Supplement to Gordon N. Ray, The Letters and Private Papers of William Makepeace Thackeray, 1st Edition

    By Edgar F. Harden

    First published in 1994, these two volumes are intended as a supplement to the four-volume edition edited by Gordon N. Ray in 1945-46. In writing to his broad range of correspondents, Thackeray produced a varied body of letters that will help readers to better understand his nineteenth-century…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

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