Literary History Products

  • Storytelling and Ethics

    Literature, Visual Arts and the Power of Narrative

    Edited by Hanna Meretoja, Colin Davis

    In recent years there has been a huge amount of both popular and academic interest in storytelling as something that is an essential part of not only literature and art but also our everyday lives as well as our dreams, fantasies, aspirations, historical self-understanding, and political actions.…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Interactive Children's Texts and Movable Books

    Playful Media before Pop-Ups

    By Jacqueline Reid-Walsh

    This book is a historical and comparative study of the movable book — media that crosses the borders between game and narrative — as interactive narrative media in relation to the implied and actual child interactors who engage with them. The interrelation among children, interactive media, and…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Annotating Modernism

    Marginalia and Pedagogy from Virginia Woolf to the Confessional Poets

    By Amanda Golden

    Making extensive use of archival materials by Sylvia Plath, John Berryman, and Anne Sexton, Amanda Golden constructs a new narrative of the relationship between modernism and post-war poetry. While Golden situates her book among other materialist histories of modernism, she moves beyond examination…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge

  • The Literature of the Ancient Egyptians

    Poems, Narratives, and Manuals of Instruction from the Third and Second Millenia B.C.

    By Adolf Erman

    Originally published in 1927, this text contains a translation of Adolf Erman’s work into English. Erman’s original intention was to bring the songs, stories and poems that have survived from ancient Egypt to the masses of the modern world. The literature of the Egyptian world provides a real…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Botanic Garden by Erasmus Darwin

    Edited by Adam Komisaruk, Allison Dushane

    The career of Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802) affords an extraordinary glimpse into the intellectual ferment of late-eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century Britain. As a popular poet, practicing physician, inventor of speaking machines and mechanical birds, essayer of natural history from geology to…

    Hardback – 2017-06-26 
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Botanic Garden by Erasmus Darwin

    Volume I

    By Adam Komisaruk

    The career of Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802) affords an extraordinary glimpse into the intellectual ferment of late-eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century Britain. As a popular poet, practicing physician, inventor of speaking machines and mechanical birds, essayer of natural history from geology to…

    Hardback – 2017-06-26 
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Botanic Garden by Erasmus Darwin

    Volume II

    By Adam Komisaruk

    The career of Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802) affords an extraordinary glimpse into the intellectual ferment of late-eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century Britain. As a popular poet, practicing physician, inventor of speaking machines and mechanical birds, essayer of natural history from geology to…

    Hardback – 2017-06-26 
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • Nordic Latin Manuscript Fragments

    The Destruction and Reconstruction of Medieval Books

    Edited by Åslaug Ommundsen, Tuomas Heikkilä

    Much of what is known about the past often rests upon the chance survival of objects and texts. Nowhere is this better illustrated than in the fragments of medieval manuscripts re-used as book bindings in the 16th and 17th centuries. Such fragments provide a tantalising, yet often problematic…

    Hardback – 2017-06-16 
    Routledge

  • Edmund Campion

    A Scholarly Life

    By Gerard Kilroy

    Edmund Campion: A Scholarly Life is the response, at long last, to Evelyn Waugh’s call, in 1935, for a ’scholarly biography’ to replace Richard Simpson's Edmund Campion (1867). Whereas early accounts of his life focused on the execution of the Jesuit priest, this new biography presents a more…

    Paperback – 2017-06-02 
    Routledge

  • A Material History of Medieval and Early Modern Ciphers

    Edited by Katherine Ellison, Susan Kim

    The first cultural history of early modern cryptography, this collection brings together scholars in history, literature, music, the arts, mathematics, and computer science who study ciphering and deciphering from new materialist, media studies, cognitive studies, disability studies, and other…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Material Readings in Early Modern Culture

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: George Eliot

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