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  • Jane Austen's Men

    Rewriting Masculinity in the Romantic Era, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Ailwood

    This book illuminates Jane Austen’s exploration of masculinity through the courtship romance genre in the socially, politically and culturally turbulent Romantic era. Austen scrutinises, satirises, censures and ultimately rewrites dominant modes of masculinity through the courtship romance plot…

    Hardback – 2019-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Romanticism

  • 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

  • The Collaborative Literary Relationship of Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

    1st Edition

    By Anna Mercer

    How did Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, two of the most iconic and celebrated authors of the Romantic Period, contribute to each other’s achievements? This book is the first to dedicate a full-length study to exploring the nature of the Shelleys’ literary relationship in depth…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge New Textual Studies in Literature

  • 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 – 2019-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Travel Writing

  • Byron, Hunt, and the Politics of Literary Engagement

    1st Edition

    By Michael Steier

    In the second decade of the nineteenth century, the British press began a campaign of critical abuse against Leigh Hunt, caricaturing the radical journalist as an upstart "Cockney" author whose literary talents were as disreputable as his politics. Lord Byron, on the other hand, was revered as a…

    Hardback – 2019-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Romanticism

  • No Dialect Please, You're a Poet

    English Dialect in Poetry in the 20th and 21st Centuries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Hélie, Elise Brault-Dreux, Emilie Loriaux

    No Dialect Please, You're a Poet is situated at the crossroads in research areas of literature and linguistics. This collection of essays brings to the forefront the many ways in which dialect is present in poetry and how it is realized in both written texts and oral performances. In examining…

    Hardback – 2019-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Transatlantic Footholds

    Turn-of-the-Century American Women Writers and British Reviewers, 1st Edition

    By Stephanie Palmer

    Transatlantic Footholds: Turn-of-the-Century American Women Writers and British Reviewers analyses British reviews of American women fiction writers, essayists and poets between the periods of literary domesticity and modernism. The book demonstrates that a variety of American women writers were…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

  • 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 – 2019-07-10
    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 – 2019-07-10
    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 – 2019-07-10
    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 – 2019-07-10
    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 – 2019-07-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

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