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    Shakespeare’s Use of Emblem and Iconography, 1st Edition

    By Peter Daly

    From one of the world leading scholars in emblematics, this book seeks to demonstrate the extent to which Shakespeare used symbolic visually in his use of the stage and objects in his infamous plays. Using obvious examples such as Hamlet's sword or Shylock’s knife and less obvious ones like…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 

  • Early Modern Travel and the Discourses of English Nationalism

    1st Edition

    By Matthew Day

    An exploration of the relationship between early modern travel literature and English nationalism, this book's primary goal is to assess the response of early modern readers to the nationalist sentiments in Richard Hakluyt's Principal Navigations. Matthew Day contends that Hakluyt's collection…

    Hardback – 2019-05-05 

  • Milton in the New Scientific Age

    The Revolution to Newton, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Martin

    Milton and the New Scientific Age represents significant advantages over all previous volumes on the subject of Milton and science, as it includes contributions from top scholars and prominent beginners in a broad number of fields. Most of these fields have long dominated work in both Milton and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Engagements with Shakespearean Drama

    1st Edition

    By William Walker

    Rather than treating the plays as objects to be studied, described and interpreted, Engagements with Shakespeare examines precisely what about Shakespeare’s plays is so special – why they continue to be discussed and performed all around the world. This book highlights the importance of our…

    Paperback – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge Engagements with Literature

  • Drama in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

    Playmakers and their Strategies, 1st Edition

    By Nadia Thérèse van Pelt

    Drama in Medieval and Early Modern Europe moves away from the customary conceptual framework that artificially separates ‘medieval’ from ‘early modern’ drama to explore the role of drama and spectacle in England, France, the Low Countries, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, and the German-speaking areas…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Themes in Medieval and Early Modern History

  • Reading Literary Animals

    Medieval to Modern, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Edwards, Derek Ryan, Jane Spencer

    Reading Literary Animals takes a broad chronological sweep, from medieval times to present day, to explore the literary status and representation of animals in literature. Editors, Jane Spencer, Derek Ryan and Karen Edwards have assembled some of the field’s leading scholars to demonstrate how…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • Intricate Movements

    Experimental Thinking and Human Analogies in Sidney and Spenser, 1st Edition

    By Brad Davin Tuggle

    Renaissance humanism takes as one of its subjects for inquiry the category of the human itself. As Intricate Movements: Experimental Thinking and Human Analogies in Sidney and Spenser shows, late sixteenth-century English poets found some remarkably radical ways to interrogate and redefine the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • The Early Modern English Calendar

    A Reference Guide, 1st Edition

    By Phebe Jensen

    Depending on variables such as rank, level of literacy, gender, and occupation, English society in the early modern period operated according to a number of different calendrical time schemes. These included the astronomical time that fundamentally set the duration of days and years; the seasons,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28 

  • Mediterranean Piracy and Slavery in World Literature

    Captivity Genres form Cervantes to Rousseau, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mario Klarer

    Mediterranean Slavery and World Literature, is a collection of selected essays which brings to light the literary transformations of the captivity experience in major early modern texts of world literature and popular media, including works by Cervantes, de Vega, Defoe, Rousseau, Mozart, and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • A Cultural History of English Lexicography, 1600-1800

    The Authoritative Word, 1st Edition

    By Linda C. Mitchell

    As this lively new study effectively demonstrates, dictionaries serve as far more than just simple reference tools-they also offer a rich fund of information about people in society. Before now, the extent to which dictionaries encode social history, as opposed to merely relaying linguistic…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 

  • Shakespeare and Rome

    1st Edition

    By Graham Holderness

    In the first full length study to relate Shakespeare's Roman works to a longer history of the city of Rome, author Graham Holderness reads Shakespeare's Roman works”Titus Andronicus, Julius Caesar, Antony and Cleopatra and Coriolanus”via a double perspective, the ancient and the modern. He argues…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies

  • Cervantes and the Early Modern Mind

    1st Edition

    Edited by Isabel Jaen Portillo, Julien J. Simon

    The interrelation of mind and literature is a relatively unexplored topic in the field of early modern studies. Moreover, there has been insufficient dialogue between humanists and scientists on how fictional and scientific accounts of the mind contribute together to the view that early modern…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

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