18th Century Literature Products

  • Changing Sentiments and the Magdalen Hospital

    Luxury, Virtue and the Senses in Eighteenth-Century Culture

    By Mary Peace

    This book charts the complex ideological territory of eighteenth century sentimental discourse through the uniquely revealing lens of the London Magdalen Hospital for Penitent Prostitutes. The establishment of the London Magdalen House in 1758 is read as the cultural high watermark of sentimental…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge

  • Mountain Aesthetics in Early Modern Latin Literature

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-11-21 
    Routledge

  • Robin Hood in Outlaw/ed Spaces

    Outlaw Space, Media, and Other New Directions

    Edited by Lesley Coote, Valerie B. Johnson

    Following in the tradition of recent work by cultural geographers and historians of maps, this collection examines the apparently familiar figure of Robin Hood as he can be located within spaces that are geographical, cultural, and temporal. The volume is divided into two sections: the first…

    Hardback – 2016-11-14 
    Routledge
    Outlaws in Literature, History, and Culture

  • The Plays and Poems of Nicholas Rowe

    Edited by Stephen Bernard

    Nicholas Rowe was the first Poet Laureate of the Georgian era. A fascinating and important yet largely overlooked figure in eighteenth-century literature, he is the ‘lost Augustan’. His plays are important both for the way they address the political and social concerns of the day and for reflecting…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Plays and Poems of Nicholas Rowe, Volume IV

    Poems and Lucan’s Pharsalia (Books I-III)

    Edited by Stephen Bernard, Robin Sowerby

    Nicholas Rowe was the first Poet Laureate of the Georgian era. A fascinating and important yet largely overlooked figure in eighteenth-century literature, he is the ‘lost Augustan’. His plays are important both for the way they address the political and social concerns of the day and for reflecting…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Plays and Poems of Nicholas Rowe, Volume II

    The Middle Period Plays

    Edited by Michael Caines

    Nicholas Rowe was the first Poet Laureate of the Georgian era. A fascinating and important yet largely overlooked figure in eighteenth-century literature, he is the ‘lost Augustan’. His plays are important both for the way they address the political and social concerns of the day and for reflecting…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Plays and Poems of Nicholas Rowe, Volume I

    The Early Plays

    Edited by Stephen Bernard, Rebecca Bullard, John McTague

    Nicholas Rowe was the first Poet Laureate of the Georgian era. A fascinating and important yet largely overlooked figure in eighteenth-century literature, he is the ‘lost Augustan’. His plays are important both for the way they address the political and social concerns of the day and for reflecting…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Plays and Poems of Nicholas Rowe, Volume III

    The Late Plays

    Edited by Stephen Bernard, Claudine van Hensbergen

    Nicholas Rowe was the first Poet Laureate of the Georgian era. A fascinating and important yet largely overlooked figure in eighteenth-century literature, he is the ‘lost Augustan’. His plays are important both for the way they address the political and social concerns of the day and for reflecting…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Plays and Poems of Nicholas Rowe, Volume V

    Lucan’s Pharsalia (Books IV-X)

    Edited by Stephen Bernard, Robin Sowerby

    Nicholas Rowe was the first Poet Laureate of the Georgian era. A fascinating and important yet largely overlooked figure in eighteenth-century literature, he is the ‘lost Augustan’. His plays are important both for the way they address the political and social concerns of the day and for reflecting…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • Narrating Friendship and the British Novel, 1760-1830

    By Katrin Berndt

    Friendship has always been a universal category of human relationships and an influential motif in literature, but it is rarely discussed as a theme in its own right. In her study of how friendship gives direction and shape to new ideas and novel strategies of plot, character formation, and style…

    Hardback – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Restoration Stage Comedies and Hollywood Remarriage Films

    In conversation with Stanley Cavell

    By Elizabeth Kraft

    In Restoration Stage Comedies and Hollywood Remarriage Films, Elizabeth Kraft brings the canon of Restoration comedy into the conversation initiated by Stanley Cavell in his book Pursuits of Happiness: The Hollywood Comedy of Remarriage. Before there could be imagined remarriages of the sort Cavell…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    British Literature in Context in the Long Eighteenth Century

  • Restoration Staging, 1660–74

    By Tim Keenan

    Restoration Staging 1660–74 cuts through prevalent ideas of Restoration theatre and drama to read early plays in their original theatrical contexts. Tim Keenan argues that Restoration play texts contain far more information about their own performance than previously imagined. Focusing on specific…

    Hardback – 2016-09-22 
    Routledge
    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

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