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  • Engagements with Narrative

    By Janine Utell

    Balancing key foundational topics with new developments and trends, Engagements with Narrative offers an accessible introduction to narratology. As new narrative forms and media emerge, the study of narrative and the ways people communicate through imagination, empathy, and storytelling is…

    Paperback – 2015-10-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Engagements with Literature

  • Engagements with Close Reading

    By Annette Federico

    What should we do with a literary work? Is it best to become immersed in a novel or poem, or is our job to objectively dissect it? Should we consult literature as a source of knowledge or wisdom, or keenly interrogate its designs upon us? Do we excavate the text as an historical artifact, or…

    Paperback – 2015-10-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Engagements with Literature

  • Tristram Shandy (Routledge Revivals)

    By Max Byrd

    Max Byrd’s lucidly written and compelling volume aims to provide a scholarly introduction to one of the most puzzling pieces of eighteenth-century literature, and a stimulus to critical thought and discussion. Laurence Sterne – an eccentric and largely unsuccessful clergyman - was forty-six when he…

    Paperback – 2015-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • An Andrew Marvell Companion (Routledge Revivals)

    By Robert H. Ray

    First published in 1998, this title provides for the reader of the renowned metaphysical poet and politician a valuable reference and resource volume. It is a compendium of useful information for any reader of Andrew Marvell, including crucial biographical material, historical contextualisation,…

    Paperback – 2015-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • John Donne, Undone (Routledge Revivals)

    By Thomas Docherty

    Contemporary criticism of Donne has tended to ignore the historical culture and ideology that conditioned his writings, reinforcing the traditionally accepted model of the poet as a humanist of ethical, cultural and political individualism. In this title, first published in 1986, Thomas Docherty…

    Paperback – 2015-09-13 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • A History of English Romanticism in the Eighteenth Century (Routledge Revivals)

    By Henry A. Beers

    First published in 1926, this title presents the great artistic and literary innovations of the Romantic movement according to an often overlooked and unacknowledged definition of ‘Romanticism’, which is of particular relevance in the consideration of the English Romantic spirit: pertaining to the…

    Paperback – 2015-09-13 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • S. J. Perelman

    An Annotated Bibliography

    Edited by Steven H. Gale

    First published in 1985, this bibliography focuses on the works of S. J. Perelman as a humorist, author, and screenwriter. It is divided into two major sections: "Works by S. J. Perelman" and "Critical Responses". Within each section, there are subdivisions which focus on various areas of S. J.…

    Hardback – 2015-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • S. J. Perelman

    Critical Essays

    Edited by Steven H. Gale

    First published in 1992, this book focuses on the oeuvre of S. J. Perelman. Taken together, the essays included serve as an introduction to this important humorist’s work, both in terms of the specific short prose pieces, plays, and films examined and as an overview of his lengthy professional…

    Hardback – 2015-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Library Editions: Children's Literature

    Reissuing works originally published between 1981 and 2000 this set offers an outstanding small collection of scholarship. It includes volumes on Victorian fiction for children, boys’ school stories, heroes in children’s literature, boyhood and children’s literature as art and how criticism…

    Hardback – 2015-08-24 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Children's Literature

  • Empire Boys: Adventures in a Man's World

    By Joseph Bristow

    Originally published in 1991. Focusing on ‘boys' own’ literature, this book examines the reasons why such a distinct type of combative masculinity developed during the heyday of the British Empire. This book reveals the motives that produced this obsessive focus on boyhood. In Victorian Britain…

    Hardback – 2015-08-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Children's Literature

  • The Impact of Victorian Children's Fiction

    By J. S. Bratton

    Originally published in 1981. Many of the classics of children’s literature were produced in the Victorian period. But Alice in Wonderland and The King of the Golden River were not the books offered to the majority of children of the time. When writing for children began to be taken seriously, it…

    Hardback – 2015-08-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Children's Literature

  • Children's Literature Comes of Age

    Toward a New Aesthetic

    By Maria Nikolajeva

    Originally published in 1996. A detailed analysis of the art of children's literature covering world literature for children, children's literature as a canonical art form, the history of children's literature from a semiotic perspective, and epic, polyphony, chronotope, intertextuality, and…

    Hardback – 2015-08-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Children's Literature

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