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  • The Routledge Research Companion to Anthony Trollope

    1st Edition

    Edited by Deborah Denenholz Morse, Margaret Markwick, Mark W. Turner

    Bringing together leading and newly emerging scholars, The Routledge Research Companion to Anthony Trollope offers a comprehensive overview of Trollope scholarship and suggests new directions in Trollope studies. The first volume designed especially for advanced graduate students and scholars, the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Sherlock's Sisters

    The British Female Detective, 1864-1913, 1st Edition

    By Joseph A. Kestner

    Sherlock's Sisters: The British Female Detective, 1864-1913 examines the fictional female detective in Victorian and Edwardian literature. This character, originating in the 1860s, configures a new representation of women in narratives of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This analysis…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Returning to John Donne

    1st Edition

    By Achsah Guibbory

    Collected in this volume are Achsah Guibbory’s most important and frequently cited essays on Donne, which, taken together, present her distinctive and evolving vision of the poet. The book includes an original, substantive introduction as well as new essays on the Devotions upon Emergent Occasions,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Age of Thomas Nashe

    Text, Bodies and Trespasses of Authorship in Early Modern England, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Guy-Bray, Joan Pong Linton

    Traditional literary criticism once treated Thomas Nashe as an Elizabethan oddity, difficult to understand or value. He was described as an unrestrained stylist, venomous polemicist, unreliable source, and closet pornographer. But today this flamboyant writer sits at the center of many trends in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Scriptures of Charles Dickens

    Novels of Ideology, Novels of the Self, 1st Edition

    By Vincent Newey

    This study focuses on Dickens's response to questions of identity, conduct, and social organization that emerged in an era of major cultural unsettlement and change, not least with the decline of religious certainty and the rise of materialism. An analysis of A Christmas Carol as a paradigm of his…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Tottel's Songes and Sonettes in Context

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Hamrick

    Though printer Richard Tottel’s Songes and Sonettes (1557) remains the most influential poetic collection printed in the sixteenth century, the compiliation has long been ignored or misundertood by scholars of early modern English culture. Embracing a broad range of critical and historical…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Jane Austen and the Reformation

    Remembering the Sacred Landscape, 1st Edition

    By Roger Emerson Moore

    Jane Austen's England was littered with remnants of medieval religion. From her schooling in the gatehouse of Reading Abbey to her visits to cousins at Stoneleigh Abbey, Austen faced constant reminders of the wrenching religious upheaval that reordered the English landscape just 250 years before…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • Experiencing Drama in the English Renaissance

    Readers and Audiences, 1st Edition

    By Akihiro Yamada

    This book investigates the complex interactions, through experiencing drama, of readers and audiences in the English Renaissance. Around 1500 an absolute majority of population was illiterate. Henry VIII’s religious reformation changed this cultural structure of society. ‘The Act for the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Shakespeare and Feminist Criticism (1991)

    An Annotated Bibliography and Commentary, 1st Edition

    By Philip C Kolin

    First published in 1991, this book is the first annotated bibliography of feminist Shakespeare criticism from 1975 to 1988 — a period that saw a remarkable amount of ground-breaking work. While the primary focus is on feminist studies of Shakespeare, it also includes wide-ranging works on language,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Testing New Opinions and Courting New Impressions

    New Perspectives on Walter Pater, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne-Florence Gillard-Estrada, Martine Lambert-Charbonnier, Charlotte Ribeyrol

    Reflecting Walter Pater’s diverse engagements with literature, the visual arts, history, and philosophy, this collection of essays explores new interdisciplinary perspectives engaging readers and scholars alike to revisit methodologies, intertextualities, metaphysical positions, and stylistic…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Contemporary British Children's Fiction and Cosmopolitanism

    1st Edition

    By Fiona McCulloch

    This book visits contemporary British children’s and young adult (YA) fiction alongside cosmopolitanism, exploring the notion of the nation within the context of globalization, transnationalism and citizenship. By resisting globalization’s dehumanizing conflation, cosmopolitanism offers an ethical,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Mary Robinson and the Genesis of Romanticism

    Literary Dialogues and Debts, 1784–1821, 1st Edition

    By Ashley Cross

    First coming to prominence as an actress and scandalous celebrity, Mary Robinson created an identity for herself as a Romantic poet and novelist in the 1790s. Through a series of literary dialogues with established writers, Robinson put herself at the center of Romantic literary culture as observer…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

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