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  • Surreal Beckett

    Samuel Beckett, James Joyce, and Surrealism

    By Alan Friedman

    Surreal Beckett situates Beckett‘s writings within the context of James Joyce and Surrealism, distinguishing ways in which Beckett forged his own unique path, sometimes in accord with, sometimes at odds with, these two powerful predecessors. Beckett was so deeply enmeshed in Joyce’s circle during…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • The Romance

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

  • Comedy of Manners

    By David L. Hirst

    First published in 1979, this book traces comedy of manners from the 1660s to the then present — a scope beyond the traditional focus on the Restoration and early twentieth century. It uncovers an underestimated subversive potential and socially critical force in this particularly English dramatic…

    Hardback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

  • Nature, Environment and Poetry

    Ecocriticism and the poetics of Seamus Heaney and Ted Hughes

    By Susanna Lidström

    The environmental challenges facing humanity in the twenty-first century are not only acute and grave, they are also unprecedented in kind, complexity and scope. Nonetheless, or therefore, the political response to problems such as climate change, biodiversity loss and widespread pollution…

    Paperback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Post Celtic Tiger Landscapes in Irish Fiction

    By Marie Mianowski

    Post Celtic Tiger Landscapes in Irish Fiction discusses the representations of place and landscape in Irish fiction since 2008. It includes novels and short stories by William Trevor, Dermot Bolger, Anne Enright, Donal Ryan, Claire Kilroy, Kevin Barry, Gerard Donovan, Danielle McLaughlin, Trisha…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02
    Routledge

  • W. B. Yeats: The Tragic Phase

    A Study of the Last Poems

    By Vivienne Koch

    In this study, first published in 1951, the author examines the poetry of Yeats’s last years, that poetry which reached and held to the ‘intensity’ which he had striven for all his life. Vivienne Koch explores the ways in which the great but troubled poems derive their energy from suffering, and…

    Hardback – 2016-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

  • Yeats, Folklore and Occultism

    Contexts of the Early Work and Thought

    By Frank Kinahan

    This lively introduction to the poems of W. B. Yeats, first published in 1988, provides a series of intriguing new readings of his work in relation to his profound involvement with occultism and folklore. During Yeats’s formative years as an artist, two compelling movements were emerging: the…

    Hardback – 2016-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

  • W. B. Yeats

    A Critical Introduction

    By Balachandra Rajan

    This chief aim of this title, first published in 1965, is to present a comprehensive picture of Yeats’s achievement and some of the means for an evaluation of that achievement. To this end both the poems and plays have been examined and some of Yeats’s critical ideas have been briefly discussed.…

    Hardback – 2016-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

  • W. B. Yeats and T. Sturge Moore

    Their Correspondence 1901-1937

    Edited by Ursula Bridge

    The letters in this book, first published in 1953, throw light on the literary scene at a time in which William Butler Yeats and Thomas Sturge Moore regularly corresponded. In the early days of their friendship Yeats and Sturge Moore often saw each other in London where they both played an active…

    Hardback – 2016-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

  • W. B. Yeats

    A Census of the Manuscripts

    By Conrad A. Balliet, Christine Mawhinney

    This title, first published in 1990, is a census of the manuscripts of William Butler Yeats. The census includes not only his books, plays and poetry but also the whereabouts of many of Yeats’s letters and speeches, and will be of particular interest to students of literature. For further reading…

    Hardback – 2016-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

  • The Unappeasable Shadow

    Shelley's Influence on Yeats

    By Adele M. Dalsimer

    Yeats and his shadow are one of the most closely scrutinised pairs in contemporary literary history. The meaning and significance Yeats gave to the entity by which he was constantly pursued and with which he held frequent colloquy have been held under the critical microscope, and the shadow has…

    Hardback – 2016-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

  • Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

    By Various

    This set reissues 6 books, originally published between 1951 and 1990, on William Butler Yeats, a foremost figure of twentieth-century literature and one of the driving forces behind the Irish Literary Revival. The volumes examine Yeats’s work, his poetic development, and his social and private…

    Hardback – 2016-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

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