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  • The Critical Twilight (Routledge Revivals)

    Explorations in the Idoelogy of Anglo-American Literary Theory from Eliot to McLuhan

    By John Fekete

    First published in 1977, this book was the first to map extensively the ideological typography of the Anglo-American tradition of literary theory. It interrogates, comprehensively and in detail, the assumptions and categorical development within critical ideas from I. A. Richards and T. S. Eliot,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Joseph Conrad and the Ethics of Darwinism (Routledge Revivals)

    The Challenges of Science

    By Allan Hunter

    First published in 1983, this book explores a number of avenues of critical thinking about Joseph Conrad, showing him as an author deeply concerned with humankind’s ethical motivation and its relationship with the ideas of evolution current in his day. Allan Hunter establishes Conrad’s detailed…

    Paperback – 2015-12-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Globalizing Literary Genres

    Literature, History, Modernity

    Edited by Jernej Habjan, Fabienne Imlinger

    Focused on the relation between processes of globalization and literary genres, this volume intervenes in the prevalent notions of globalization, literary history, genre, and the novel. Using both close reading and world history, both literary criticism and political theory, the book is a timely…

    Hardback – 2015-12-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • The Bible and Literature: The Basics

    By Norman W. Jones

    The Bible and Literature: The Basics provides an interpretive framework for understanding the significance of biblical allusions in literature—even for readers who have little prior knowledge of the Bible. In doing so, it surveys the Bible’s influence on a broad range of English, American, and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-04 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Walt Whitman and British Socialism

    ‘The Love of Comrades’

    By Kirsten Harris

    This is the first sustained examination of Walt Whitman’s influence on British socialism. Harris combines a contextual historical study of Whitman’s reception with focused close readings of a variety of poems, books, articles, letters and speeches. She calls attention to Whitman’s own demand for…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • Yeats, Eliot, Pound and the Politics of Poetry

    Richest to the Richest

    By Cairns Prof. Craig

    It has long been recognised that there is an apparently paradoxical relationship between the revolutionary poetic style developed by Yeats, Eliot and Pound in the period during and after the First World War, and the reactionary politics with which they were associated in the 1920s and 1930s.…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: T. S. Eliot

  • Mummies, Cannibals and Vampires

    The History of Corpse Medicine from the Renaissance to the Victorians, 2nd Edition

    By Richard Sugg

    Mummies, Cannibals and Vampires charts in vivid detail the largely forgotten history of European corpse medicine, which saw kings, ladies, gentlemen, priests and scientists prescribe, swallow or wear human blood, flesh, bone, fat, brains and skin in an attempt to heal themselves of epilepsy,…

    Paperback – 2015-11-27 
    Routledge

  • Towards Democracy

    By Edward Carpenter

    Edward Carpenter’s Towards Democracy is well-known as a starting point of his later work. Originally written in 1881 whilst taking a break from lecturing in Universities across the UK, this four-volume poem dwells mainly on themes of freedom and equality; values that Carpenter wrote upon many times…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: The Collected Works of Edward Carpenter

  • Critical Essays on George Eliot

    Edited by Barbara Hardy

    This title, first published in 1970, consists of essays on the individual tales and novels of George Eliot, with two general essays that discuss the novels as a whole and cuts across the individual works. The primary concern of these studies is to see what the limits of George Eliot’s greatness are…

    Hardback – 2015-11-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: George Eliot

  • George Eliot

    By Ian Adam

    First published in 1969. George Eliot is a writer of ordinary human experience, whose work emphasizes commonplace characters and commonplace situations. Her mind, however, was far from ordinary. Professor Adam shows how wit, observation and sympathy, combined with a lucid and energetic intelligence…

    Hardback – 2015-11-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: George Eliot

  • Vocation and Desire

    George Eliot's Heroines

    By Dorothea Barrett

    First published in 1989. Generations of critics have seen George Eliot as a conservative Victorian high moralist and sybil. Vocation and Desire questions that image, and finds in her work elements of anger, feminism, subversiveness, revenge, iconoclasm, wit, and eroticism – elements that we have…

    Hardback – 2015-11-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: George Eliot

  • Essays of George Eliot

    Edited by Thomas Pinney

    This collection, first published in 1963, includes 29 of George Eliot’s essays written between 1846 and 1868. Through these essays, Pinney has managed to convey her range of subject-matters and variety of style. This title, with an introduction and footnotes written by the editor, will be of…

    Hardback – 2015-11-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: George Eliot

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