British Literature Products

  • Reading Drama in Tudor England

    1st Edition

    By Tamara Atkin

    Reading Drama in Tudor England is about the print invention of drama as a category of text designed for readerly consumption. Arguing that plays were made legible by the printed paratexts that accompanied them, it shows that by the middle of the sixteenth century it was possible to market a play…

    Hardback – 2018-04-16
    Material Readings in Early Modern Culture

  • Routledge Revivals: William Shakespeare: The Anatomy of an Enigma (1990)

    The Anatomy of an Enigma, 1st Edition

    By Peter Razzell

    First published in 1990, the aim of this book is to reveal the William Shakespeare whose life has been obscured by centuries of literary mythology. It unravels a series of strands in order to understand the man and the major influences which shaped his life and writing. The first part advances the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13

  • Routledge Revivals: The Shakespearean Metaphor (1990)

    Studies in Language and Form, 1st Edition

    By Ralph Berry

    First published in 1978, this book represents a study of the ways in which Shakespeare exploits the possibilities of metaphor. In a series of studies ranging from the early to the mature Shakespeare, the author concentrates on metaphor as a controlling structure — the extent to which a certain…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13

  • Shakespearean Temporalities

    History on the Early Modern Stage, 1st Edition

    By Lukas Lammers

    Shakespearean Temporalities addresses a critical neglect in Early Modern Performance and Shakespeare Studies, revising widely prevailing and long-standing assumptions about the performance and reception of history on the early modern stage. Demonstrating that theatre, at the turn of the seventeenth…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • Errors and Reconciliations

    Marriage in the Plays and Novels of Henry Fielding, 1st Edition

    By Anaclara Castro-Santana

    Henry Fielding is most well-known for his monumental novel Tom Jones. Though not necessarily common knowledge, Henry Fielding started his literary career as a dramatist and eventually transitioned to writing novels. Though vastly different in their approach and subject, there is a common thread in…

    Hardback – 2018-03-26
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature

  • Drama and the Politics of Generational Conflict in Shakespeare's England

    1st Edition

    By Stephannie Gearhart

    Drama and the Politics of Generational Conflict in Shakespeare’s England examines the intersection between art and culture and explains how ideas about age circulated in early modern England. Stephannie Gearhart illustrates how a variety of texts – including drama by Shakespeare, Jonson, and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-23
    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

  • Brexit and Literature

    Critical and Cultural Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Eaglestone

    Brexit is a political, economic and administrative event: and it is a cultural one, too. In Brexit and Literature, Robert Eaglestone brings together a diverse range of literary scholars, writers and poets to respond to this aspect of Brexit. The discipline of ‘English’, as the very name suggests,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-14

  • Beyond the Victorian/ Modernist Divide

    Remapping the Turn-of-the-Century Break in Literature, Culture and the Visual Arts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne-Florence Gillard-Estrada, Anne Besnault-Levita

    Beyond the Victorian/ Modernist Divide contributes to a new phase in the Victorian-modern debate of traditional periodization through the perspective lens of literature and the visual arts. Breaking away from conventionally fixed discourses and dichotomies, this book utilizes an interdisciplinary…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • European Literary History

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maarten De Pourcq, Sophie Levie

    This clear and engaging book offers readers an introduction to European Literary History from antiquity through to the present day. Each chapter discusses a short extract from a literary text, whilst including a close reading and a longer essay examining other key texts of the period and their…

    Paperback – 2018-03-12

  • Routledge Library Editions: Virginia Woolf

    1st Edition

    By Various

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1963 and 1990, draw together research by leading academics on Virginia Woolf, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes include literary criticism on Virginia Woolf’s novels, poetry, plays and essays, through the lens…

    Hardback – 2018-03-02
    Routledge Library Editions: Virginia Woolf

  • Writing Place

    Mimesis, Subjectivity and Imagination in the Works of George Gissing, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Hutcheon

    Exploring a hitherto neglected field, Writing Place: Mimesis, Subjectivity and Imagination in the Works of George Gissing is the first monograph to consider the works of George Gissing (1857-1903) in light of the ‘spatial turn’. By exploring how objectivity and subjectivity interact in his work,…

    Hardback – 2018-02-20
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • Print Letters in Seventeenth‐Century England

    Politics, Religion, and News Culture, 1st Edition

    By Gary Schneider

    Print Letters in Seventeenth-Century England investigates how and why letters were printed in the interrelated spheres of political contestation, religious controversy, and news culture—those published as pamphlets, as broadsides, and in newsbooks in the interests of ideological disputes and as…

    Hardback – 2018-02-15
    Material Readings in Early Modern Culture

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