17th Century Literature Products

  • Rhetoric and Philosophy in Hobbes' Leviathan

    1st Edition

    By Raia Prokhovnik

    Originally published in 1991. This book explicitly examines rhetoric as the art of persuasion in the practical world, and as in the expression of thinking in the language a speaker uses. It presents Leviathan in terms of the philosophical character of the work considered through Hobbes’ use of…

    Hardback – 2019-08-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 17th Century Philosophy

  • Social Mode of Restoration Comedy

    1st Edition

    By Kathleen M. Lynch

    Published in 1967: This book is a historical account of comedy during the Restoration period in England. It discusses Comedy from Jonson to Shirley, serious drama in the Reign of Charles I and the period of Etherege.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Mountain Aesthetics in Early Modern Latin Literature

    1st Edition

    By William M. Barton

    In the late Renaissance and Early Modern period, man’s relationship to nature changed dramatically. An important part of this change occurred in the way that beauty was perceived in the natural world and in the particular features which became privileged objects of aesthetic gratification. This…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Milton's Italy

    Anglo-Italian Literature, Travel, and Connections in Seventeenth-Century England, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Martin

    This book joins a growing trend toward transnational literary studies and revives a venerable tradition of Anglo-Italian scholarship centering on John Milton. Correcting misperceptions that have diminished the international dimensions of his life and work, it broadly surveys Milton’s Italianate…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-04-03
    Routledge
    Themes in Medieval and Early Modern History

  • Ariosto, Shakespeare and Corneille

    1st Edition

    By Benedetto Croce

    Originally published in 1921 this volume consists of the first of Croce’s literary criticisms to be published in English and as well as a section on Shakespeare, it contains unique essays on Ariosto and Corneille which together inaugurated a new era in literary criticism. The essays are based on…

    Hardback – 2019-03-27
    Routledge
    Collected Works

  • Routledge Revivals 17th Century Literature Bundle

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This bundle of 23 titles brings together a number of prominent works examining and exploring areas of seventeenth century literature. The collection includes volumes on William Shakespeare, John Milton, John Donne and Andrew Marvell, as well as a critical look at key issues during this time,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Epic

    1st Edition

    By Paul Merchant

    First published in 1971, this work examines the tradition of the epic and the many forms in which it has presented itself over time. After unpicking the defining aspects of an epic, the book tracks the literary tradition from the classical period through to modern day. Exploring major texts such…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

  • Routledge Library Editions: Milton

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This set of 9 volumes, originally published between 1965 and 1991, amalgamates a wide breadth of research on John Milton, with a particular focus on his epic poem Paradise Lost. This collection of books from some of the leading scholars in the field provides a comprehensive overview of how Milton…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Milton

  • A Concordance to the Poetical Works of John Milton

    1st Edition

    By John Bradshaw

    First published in 1894. This Concordance to the Poetical Works of John Milton includes all of Milton’s poems, excluding the Psalms and the Translations in the prose works; and all of the words are given with the exception of some of the pronouns, conjunctions, adverbs and prepositions; but any of…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Milton

  • Milton and Free Will

    An Essay in Criticism and Philosophy, 1st Edition

    By William Myers

    First published in 1987. Milton and Free Will is an incisive, ambitious and comprehensive analysis and defence of the concept of free will, using Milton as an example and exemplar. Written with passion, and out of a lifelong engagement with the poetry of Milton and the philosophical and theological…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Milton

  • Re-membering Milton

    Essays on the Texts and Traditions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Nyquist, Margaret W. Ferguson

    First published in 1987. Passionately praised and equally passionately criticised by contemporary and later writers, the figure of Milton inherited by the twentieth century is by no means unified, despite the appearance of monumental unity his work sometimes acquires in the classroom and in…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Milton

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