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  • The Routledge Handbook of Shakespeare and Global Appropriation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christy Desmet, Sujata Iyengar, Miriam Jacobson

    Shakespeare and Global Appropriation brings together a variety of different voices to examine the ways that Shakespeare has been adapted and appropriated onto stage, screen, page, and a variety of digital formats.  The thirty nine chapters address topics such as trans- and intermedia performances;…

    Hardback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Literature Handbooks

  • No Dialect Please, You're a Poet

    English Dialect in Poetry in the 20th and 21st Centuries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Hélie, Elise Brault-Dreux, Emilie Loriaux

    No Dialect Please, You're a Poet is situated at the crossroads in research areas of literature and linguistics. This collection of essays brings to the forefront the many ways in which dialect is present in poetry and how it is realised in both written texts and oral performances. In examining…

    Hardback – 2019-08-21 
    Routledge

  • Travelling Servants

    Mobility and Employment in British Travel Writing 1750- 1850, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn Walchester

    This book outlines the contribution made by servants to domestic and Continental travel and travel writing between 1750 and 1850. Aiming to re-position British and European travel during this period as a site of work as well as leisure, Katheryn Walchester provides commentary and analysis of texts…

    Hardback – 2019-08-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Travel Writing

  • Chaucer: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Jacqueline Tasioulas

    Chaucer: The Basics is an accessible introduction to the works of Geoffrey Chaucer. It provides a clear critical analysis of the texts, while also providing some necessary background to key medieval ideas and the historical period in which he lived. Jacqueline Tasioulas gives a brief account of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • David Foster Wallace and the Body

    1st Edition

    By Peter Sloane

    David Foster Wallace and the Body is the first full-length study to focus on Wallace’s career-long fascination with the human body and the textual representation of the body. The book provides engaging, accessible close readings that highlight the importance of the overlooked, and yet central theme…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Victorian Culture and the Origin of Disciplines

    1st Edition

    By Bennett Zon, Bernard Lightman

    Current studies in disciplinarity range widely across philosophical and literary contexts, producing heated debate and entrenched divergences. Yet, despite their manifest significance for us today seldom have those studies engaged with the Victorian origins of modern disciplinarity.  Victorian…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Fantasy in Greek and Roman Literature

    1st Edition

    By Graham Anderson

    Fantasy in Greek and Roman Literature offers an overview of Greek and Roman excursions into fantasy, including imaginary voyages, dream-worlds, talking animals and similar impossibilities. This is a territory seldom explored and extends to rarely read texts such as the Aesop Romance, The Battle of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Pastoral Care in Medieval England

    Interdisciplinary Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Clarke, Sarah James

    Pastoral Care, the religious mission of the Church to minister to the laity and care for their spiritual welfare, has been a subject of growing interest in medieval studies. This volume breaks new ground with its broad chronological scope (from the early eleventh to the late fifteenth centuries),…

    Hardback – 2019-07-19 
    Routledge

  • A Reading of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

    1st Edition

    By J A Burrow

    Originally published in 1965, A Reading of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is an interpretation of the most important poem in Middle English literature, the only fourteenth century work which can stand beside Chaucer. The book examines the poem’s conventions and purposes in a critical analysis and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Protean Text

    A Study of Versions of the Medieval French Legend of "Doon and Olive", 1st Edition

    By Kimberlee Anne Campbell

    Originally published in 1988, The Protean Text looks at the shifting evolution of medieval texts and how changing social and aesthetic values were depicted in the literature of the period. The book examines how this was reflected in the reworking and rewriting of texts - a common practice in…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Justice and Mercy in Piers Plowman

    A Reading of the B Text Visio, 1st Edition

    By Myra Stokes

    Originally published by 1984 Justice and Mercy in Piers Plowman provides a clear and informative introduction to the complexities of Langland’s Piers Plowman. It identifies Langland’s major concerns and shows in detail, passus by passus, how these are developed by him in the first part of the poem…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Oral Poetics in Middle English Poetry

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark C. Amodio

    Originally published in 1994, Oral Tradition in Middle English is an edited collection providing a multidisciplinary look at the importance and nature of oral tradition in Middle English literature. The book offers a discussion of the gradual problemization of orality and literacy in works of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

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