Literary History Products

  • Christina Rossetti

    Edited by Simon Humphries

    A new title in Routledge’s acclaimed Critical Heritage series, this collection brings together critical responses to the work of Christina Rossetti (1830–94), one of the most distinguished of all Victorian poets. This long-awaited volume records the reception of Rossetti’s work—her poetry, fiction…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 

  • Art and its Discontents

    The Early Life of Adrian Stokes

    By Richard Read

    This title was first published in 2002. Adrian Stokes (1902-1972) wrote some of the most engaging and provocative art criticism of the twentieth century. He was a prolific author publishing books on the Renaissance, among them The Quattro Cento and Stones of Rimini (recently reissued), on ballet,…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Marmaduke Herbert; or, the Fatal Error

    by Marguerite Blessington

    Edited by Susanne Schmid

    In the early and mid-nineteenth century, Marguerite Blessington, who had been born in Ireland but spent most of her life in London, became a famous salonnière; she was generally regarded as an important contemporary author, but as no literary executor took care of her oeuvre posthumously, she soon…

    Hardback – 2018-09-05 
    Chawton House Library: Women's Novels

  • Race

    By Martin Orkin, Alexa Joubin

    New Critical Idiom: Race offers a comprehensive and compelling introduction to the study of the idiom and charts significant contemporary attempts to go beyond the limits posed by the terms ‘race’ and ‘racism’. Its breadth of coverage, both geographically and temporally, provides readers with an…

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 
    The New Critical Idiom

  • Precarious Identities

    Studies in the Work of Fulke Greville and Robert Southwell

    Edited by Vassiliki Markidou, Afroditi-Maria Panaghis

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance and Early Modern Worlds of Knowledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Modern Chinese Literature

    Edited by Ming Dong Gu

    The Routledge Handbook of Modern Chinese Literature presents a comprehensive overview of Chinese literature from the 1910s to the present day. Featuring detailed studies of selected masterpieces, it adopts a thematic-comparative approach. By developing an innovative conceptual framework predicated…

    Hardback – 2018-08-24 

  • Signing the Body

    Marks on Skin in Early Modern France

    By Katherine Dauge-Roth

    The first major scholarly investigation into the rich history and ambiguous status of the body as a written object, this interdisciplinary study surveys varied forms of corporeal writing, imprinting and marking in France in the early modern period. Author Katherine Dauge-Roth demonstrates that the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 

  • Chinese Buddhist Canons in the Age of Printing

    Edited by Darui Long, Jinhua Chen

    The study of the Chinese Buddhist Canon – the basic literature of Buddhism – does not have an eminent place in study either in China or in the Western World. For the contributors to this volume, their chapters are the result of decades of dedication to academic research, and they reveal many facets…

    Hardback – 2018-08-12 

  • Impressive Shakespeare

    Identity, Authority and the Imprint in Shakespearean Drama

    By Harry Newman

    Shakespeare’s supposed genius and universality is still thought to lie in his work’s capacity to ’impress’, ’imprint’ or ’stamp’ our hearts, minds and souls. But to what extent is Shakespeare’s perceived impressiveness rooted in his own language of impression? Impressive Shakespeare investigates…

    Hardback – 2018-07-28 
    Material Readings in Early Modern Culture

  • The Typographic Imaginary in Early Modern English Literature

    By Rachel Stenner

    The typographic imaginary is an aesthetic linking authors from William Caxton to Alexander Pope, this study centrally contends. Early modern English literature engages imaginatively with printing and this book both characterizes that engagement and proposes the typographic imaginary as a framework…

    Hardback – 2018-07-13 
    Material Readings in Early Modern Culture

  • Closet Drama

    History, Theory, Form

    Edited by Catherine Burroughs

    Closet Drama: History, Theory, Form introduces the emerging field of Closet Drama Studies by featuring twelve original essays from distinguished scholars who offer fresh and illuminating perspectives on closet drama as a genre. Examining an unusual mix of historical narratives, performances, and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-10 
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

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