17th Century Literature Products

  • Milton’s Italy

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

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • American Literature in Context

    1620-1830

    By Stephen Fender

    First published between 1982 and 1983, this series examines the peculiarly American cultural context out of which the nation’s literature has developed. Covering the years from 1620 to 1830, this first volume of American Literature in Context examines a range of texts from the writings of the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: American Literature in Context

  • American Literature in Context

    1830-1865

    By Brian Harding

    First published between 1982 and 1983, this series examines the peculiarly American cultural context out of which the nation’s literature has developed. Covering the years from 1830 to 1865, this second volume of American Literature in Context examines twelve major American writers of the three…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: American Literature in Context

  • American Literature in Context

    By Various

    First published between 1982 and 1983, this series examines the peculiarly American cultural context out of which the nation’s literature has developed. Covering the years from 1620 to 1930, these four volumes present a coherent, consecutive and comprehensive sequence of interpretations of major…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: American Literature in Context

  • 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

  • Writing, Geometry and Space in Seventeenth-Century England and America

    Circles in the Sand

    By Jess Edwards

    The early modern map has come to mark the threshold of modernity, cutting through the layered customs of Medieval parochialism with its clean, expansive geometries. Re-thinking the role played by mathematics and cartography in the English seventeenth century, this book argues that the cultural…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Dryden's Poetic Kingdoms (Routledge Revivals)

    By Alan Roper

    Dr. Roper describes the mode of many of Dryden’s original poems by redefining the royalism that provides the matter of some works and the metaphoric vocabulary of others. Dryden’s royalism is seen both as an identifiable political attitude and a way of apprehending public life that again and again…

    Paperback – 2016-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Jonathan Swift (Routledge Revivals)

    Political Writer

    By Alan Downie

    First published in 1984, this biography gives an account of Jonathan Swift’s political ideas and provides a critical commentary on his major works. With its emphasis on Swift as a political writer, the title offers a revision of the prevailing view of Swift’s politics and its application in the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Milton (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study in Ideology and Form

    By Christopher Kendrick

    First published in 1986, this title critiques the canonical view of Milton as an isolated Great Man, and reassesses the impact of the Puritan Revolution on two of his major works: the Areopagitica and Paradise Lost. The study focuses on the emergence of a discreet ethical framework of thought…

    Paperback – 2016-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Cavendish

    By David Cunning

    Margaret Cavendish (1623 - 1673) was a philosopher, poet, scientist, novelist, and playwright of the seventeenth century. Her work is important for a number of reasons. It presents an early and compelling version of the naturalism that is found in current-day philosophy; it offers important…

    Hardback – 2016-01-07
    Routledge
    Arguments of the Philosophers

  • The Women of Shakespeare

    By Frank Harris

    Frank Harris argues that the way women are presented in Shakespeare’s plays and sonnets are a reflection of the real-life women in his life, namely his wife, mother, mistress and daughter. Originally published in 1911, The Women of Shakespeare also analyses the traditional criticism of the time and…

    Hardback – 2016-01-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Subject to Others (Routledge Revivals)

    British Women Writers and Colonial Slavery, 1670-1834

    By Moira Ferguson

    First published in 1992, Subject to Others considers the intersection between late seventeenth- to early nineteenth-century British female writers and the colonial debate surrounding slavery and abolition. Beginning with an overview that sets the discussion in context, Moira Ferguson then…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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