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  • Critical Essays on Roman Literature

    Elegy and Lyric

    Edited by J. P. Sullivan

    First published in 1962, this book is the first of two volumes which bridge the gap between the study of classics and the study of literature and attempt to reconcile the two disciplines. Focusing on elegy and lyric, this collection of essays offers a critical examination of Latin literature and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-22 
    Routledge

  • Critical Essays on Roman Literature

    Satire

    Edited by J. P. Sullivan

    First published in 1963, this book is the second of two volumes which bridge the gap between the study of classics and the study of literature and attempt to reconcile the two disciplines. Focusing on satire, this collection of essays offers a critical examination of Latin literature and aims to…

    Hardback – 2016-05-22 
    Routledge

  • Critical Essays on Roman Literature

    Edited by J. P. Sullivan

    First published in 1962 and 1963, these two volumes bridge the gap between the study of classics and the study of literature and attempt to reconcile the two disciplines. The collection of essays offers a critical examination of Latin literature and aims to stimulate critical discussion of a…

    Hardback – 2016-05-22 
    Routledge

  • A Cultural History of Climate Change

    Edited by Tom Bristow, Thomas H. Ford

    Charting innovative directions in the environmental humanities, this book examines the cultural history of climate change under three broad headings: history, writing and politics. Climate change compels us to rethink many of our traditional means of historical understanding, and demands new ways…

    Hardback – 2016-05-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Prizing Children’s Literature

    The Cultural Politics of Children’s Book Awards

    Edited by Kenneth B. Kidd, Joseph T. Thomas Jr.

    Children's book awards have mushroomed since the early twentieth-century and especially since the 1960s, when literary prizing became a favored strategy for both commercial promotion and canon-making. There are over 300 awards for English-language titles alone, but despite the profound impact of…

    Hardback – 2016-05-01 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • The Routledge Companion to Literature and Religion

    Edited by Mark Knight

    This unique and comprehensive volume looks at the study of literature and religion from a contemporary critical perspective. Including discussion of global literature and world religions, this Companion looks at: Key moments in the story of religion and literary studies from Matthew Arnold through…

    Hardback – 2016-04-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Literature Companions

  • Letters from England

    by Don Manuel Alvarez Espriella

    By Carol Bolton

    In 1807 Robert Southey published a pseudonymous account of a journey made through England by a fictitious Spanish tourist, ‘Don Manuel Alvarez Espriella’. Letters from England (1807) relates Espriella’s travels. On his journey Espriella comments on every aspect of British society, from fashions and…

    Hardback – 2016-04-28 
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • Digital Palaeography

    By Stewart Brookes, Malte Rehbein

    Palaeography, both in the narrow sense of the history of handwriting and more broadly as book history and the study of documents and manuscripts as material objects, stands as the foundation of much of medieval studies. However, the palaeographical method has undergone a significant transformation…

    Hardback – 2016-04-28 
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Byron

    By John D. Jump

    First published in 1972. John D. Jump, a leading authority on Byron and the Romantic period, here gives an account of Byron’s literary achievement in relation to the age of revolutions in which he lived and in relation to his own character and personal circumstances. Professor Jump focuses upon the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Byron

  • Lord Byron's Marriage

    The Evidence of Asterisks

    By G. Wilson Knight

    First published in 1957. This title explores the brief marriage of Lord Byron and his wife Annabella Millbanke, and the scandal that surrounded their relationship. The exact reason for their separation and eventual divorce was never confirmed, but G. Wilson Knight uses Byron’s poetry, letters and…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Byron

  • Byron's Don Juan

    By Bernard Beatty

    First published in 1985. What sort of poem is Don Juan, and how does it maintain its momentum through its long and often struggling narrative? These are the questions that Bernard Beatty proposes in this subtle and elegant discussion of Byron’s masterwork. The legend of Don Juan was entrenched in…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Byron

  • Byron's Don Juan

    A Critical Study

    By Elizabeth French Boyd

    When this book was published in 1945, interest in Byron’s poetry and appreciation of his titanic role in Romanticism had been steadily increasing. Of all his vast poetic production, Don Juan, the last and greatest of his major works, offers the highest rewards to the modern reader. It not only…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Byron

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