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  • Nineteenth-Century Poetry

    Criticism and Debates

    Edited by Jonathan Herapath, Emma Mason

    This engaging volume provides readers with the essential criticism on nineteenth-century poetry, organised around key areas of debate in the field. The critical texts included in this volume reflect both a traditional and modern emphasis on the study of poetry in the long nineteenth century. These…

    Paperback – 2015-11-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Criticism and Debates in Literature

  • Shakespeare in Hate

    Emotions, Passions, Selfhood

    By Peter Kishore Saval

    Hate, malice, rage, and enmity: what would Shakespeare’s plays be without these demonic, unruly passions? This book studies how the tirades and unrestrained villainy of Shakespeare’s art explode the decorum and safety of our sanitized lives and challenge the limits of our selfhood. Everyone knows…

    Hardback – 2015-11-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • The Contemporaneity of Modernism

    Literature, Media, Culture

    Edited by Michael D'Arcy, Mathias Nilges

    At a juncture in which art and culture are saturated with the forces of commodification, this book argues that problems, forms, and positions that defined modernism are crucially relevant to the condition of contemporary art and culture. The volume is attuned to the central concerns of recent…

    Hardback – 2015-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Economies of Desire at the Victorian Fin de Siècle

    Libidinal Lives

    Edited by Jane Ford, Kim Edwards Keates, Patricia Pulham

    This volume marks the first sustained study to interrogate how and why issues of sexuality, desire, and economic processes intersect in the literature and culture of the Victorian fin de siècle. At the end of the nineteenth-century, the move towards new models of economic thought marked the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • New Perspectives on Detective Fiction

    Mystery Magnified

    Edited by Casey Cothran, Mercy Cannon

    This collection establishes new perspectives on the idea of mystery, as it is enacted and encoded in the genre of detective fiction. Essays reclaim detective fiction as an object of critical inquiry, examining the ways it shapes issues of social destabilization, moral ambiguity, reader complicity,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • The Art of John Webster

    By Ralph Berry

    The Art of John Webster, first published in 1972, is a study of the three extant plays of Webster known to be solely his work. These plays are seen as attempts to achieve in literature the effects of the baroque, a term which related Webster to the larger developments of European art. Their content…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Security and Hospitality in Literature and Culture

    Modern and Contemporary Perspectives

    Edited by Jeffrey Clapp, Emily Ridge

    With contributions from an international array of scholars, this volume opens a dialogue between discourses of security and hospitality in modern and contemporary literature and culture. Essays span domestic spaces and detention camps, the experience of migration and the phenomena of tourism,…

    Hardback – 2015-10-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • The People of Aristophanes (Routledge Revivals)

    A Sociology of Old Attic Comedy

    By Victor Ehrenberg

    First published in 1951, The People of Aristophanes provides a sociological account of Athens in the period of its greatest glory. Drawing upon Old Attic Comedy and the plays of Aristophanes, the author recreates, for the reader, the life of Athens at that time. He writes extensively about social…

    Paperback – 2015-10-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Aristotle and the Poetics

    By Angela Curran

    Aristotle’s Poetics is the first philosophical account of an art form and is the foundational text in the history of aesthetics. The Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Aristotle and the Poetics is an accessible guide to this often dense and cryptic work. Angela Curran introduces and assesses:…

    Paperback – 2015-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy GuideBooks

  • The Nineteenth Century Philosophy Reader

    Edited by Benjamin D. Crowe

    The nineteenth century was one of the most remarkable periods in the history of philosophy and a period of great intellectual, social and scientific change. Challenging philosophical thought of earlier centuries, it caused shock waves that lasted well into the twentieth century. The Nineteenth…

    Paperback – 2015-10-14 
    Routledge

  • Eros and Psyche (Routledge Revivals)

    The Representation of Personality in Charlotte Brontë, Charles Dickens, George Eliot

    By Karen Chase

    How does Victorian fiction represent personality? How does it express emotion and how does it imagine the mind? These questions stand at the centre of Eros and Psyche, first published in 1984. In examining how three authors – Charlotte Brontë, Charles Dickens and George Eliot – depict the mind and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Hidden Designs (Routledge Revivals)

    The Critical Profession and Renaissance Literature

    By Jonathan Crewe

    This 1986 study offers a challenging contribution to the on-going critical debate surrounding the English literary Renaissance. Although informed by the ‘new historicism’ and post-structuralism, Hidden Designs makes a plea for criticism to be practiced in its own name rather than in the name of…

    Paperback – 2015-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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