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  • 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

  • Imagining Arcadia in Renaissance Romance

    1st Edition

    By Marsha S. Collins

    From Theocritus’ Idylls to James Cameron’s Avatar, Arcadia remains an enduring presence in world culture and a persistent source of creative inspiration. Why does Arcadia still exercise such a powerful pull on the imagination? This book responds by arguing that in sixteenth-century Europe, a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Narrating Friendship and the British Novel, 1760-1830

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Milton's Italy

    Anglo-Italian Literature, Travel, and Connections in Seventeenth-Century England, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Martin

    This book joins a growing trend toward transnational literary studies and revives a venerable tradition of Anglo-Italian scholarship centering on John Milton. Correcting misperceptions that have diminished the international dimensions of his life and work, it broadly surveys Milton’s Italianate…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Middlebrow Wodehouse

    P.G. Wodehouse's Work in Context, 1st Edition

    By Ann Rea

    While he is best known for his Jeeves and Bertie Wooster stories, P.G. Wodehouse was a prolific writer who penned many other novels, stories, and musical comedy libretti, the latter of which played an enormous role in the development of American musical theater. This collection re-examines…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • Jane Eyre's Fairytale Legacy at Home and Abroad

    Constructions and Deconstructions of National Identity, 1st Edition

    By Abigail Heiniger

    Exploring the literary microcosm inspired by Brontë's debut novel, Jane Eyre's Fairytale Legacy at Home and Abroad focuses on the nationalistic stakes of the mythic and fairytale paradigms that were incorporated into the heroic female bildungsroman tradition. Jane Eyre, Abigail Heiniger argues, is…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • Writing Lives Together

    Romantic and Victorian auto/biography, 1st Edition

    Edited by Felicity James, Julian North

    A diary entry, begun by a wife and finished by a husband; a map of London, its streets bearing the names of forgotten lives; biographies of siblings, and of spouses; a poem which gives life to long-dead voices from the archives. All these feature in this volume as examples of ‘writing lives…

    Paperback – 2019-03-22
    Routledge

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