18th Century Literature Products

  • Travelling Servants

    Mobility and Employment in British Travel Writing 1750- 1850, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn Walchester

    This book outlines the contribution made by servants to domestic and Continental travel and travel writing between 1750 and 1850. Aiming to re-position British and European travel during this period as a site of work as well as leisure, Katheryn Walchester provides commentary and analysis of texts…

    Hardback – 2019-08-20 
    Routledge Research in Travel Writing

  • The Image of the Middle Ages in Romantic and Victorian Literature

    1st Edition

    By Kevin L. Morris

    Originally published in 1984, The Image of the Middle Ages in Romantic and Victorian Literature looks at the impact of medievalism in the 18th and 19th centuries and the importance of post-Enlightenment literary religious medievalism. The book suggests that religious medievalism was not a…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Reading Literary Animals

    Medieval to Modern, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Edwards, Derek Ryan, Jane Spencer

    Reading Literary Animals explores the status and representation of animals in literature from the Middle Ages to the present day. Essays by leading scholars in the field examine various figurative, agential, imaginative, ethical, and affective aspects of literary encounters with animality, showing…

    Paperback – 2019-06-28 
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • Archaeology of the Unconscious

    Italian Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Fabio A Camilletti, Alessandra Aloisi

    In reconstructing the birth and development of the notion of ‘unconscious’, historians of ideas have heavily relied on the Freudian concept of Unbewussten, retroactively projecting the psychoanalytic unconscious over a constellation of diverse cultural experiences taking place in the eighteenth and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-15 
    Warwick Series in the Humanities

  • Eugenia and Adelaide, A Novel

    Frances Sheridan, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna M Fitzer

    Frances Sheridan’s Eugenia and Adelaide is an astonishing first novel of parental tyranny, infidelity, kidnap, blackmail and violence played out over two volumes against the backdrop of continental Europe.  The friendship of Eugenia and Adelaide endures in spite of their separation at the beginning…

    Hardback – 2019-06-14 
    The Early Modern Englishwoman, 1500-1750: Contemporary Editions

  • The Routledge Anthology of British Women Playwrights, 1777-1843

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael E. Sinatra, Thomas C. Crochunis

    The Routledge Anthology of British Women Playwrights, 1777-1843 brings together ten eclectic plays by female dramatists and writers, to stimulate a rich discussion of women, writing, and theatre history. Ranging through tragedy, comedy, musical theatre and mixed-genre texts, this volume celebrates…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10 

  • Jane Austen's Men

    Rewriting Masculinity in the Romantic Era, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Ailwood

    This book illuminates Jane Austen’s exploration of masculinity through the courtship romance genre in the socially, politically and culturally turbulent Romantic era. Austen scrutinises, satirises, censures and ultimately rewrites dominant modes of masculinity through the courtship romance plot…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge Studies in Romanticism

  • Gaming Empire in Children's British Board Games, 1836-1860

    1st Edition

    By Megan A. Norcia

    Over a century before Monopoly invited child players to bankrupt one another with merry ruthlessness, a lively and profitable board game industry thrived in Britain from the 1750s onward, thanks to publishers like John Wallis, John Betts, and William Spooner. As part of the new wave of materials…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10 
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • A Tale of a Fool?

    A Microhistory of an 18th-Century Peasant Woman, 1st Edition

    By Guðný Hallgrímsdóttir

    A Tale of a Fool? explores the life of Guðrún Ketilsdóttir, a peasant woman born in Iceland around 1759. Guðrún worked as a farmhand for most of her adult life, and when she died she left behind a partial autobiography, which is believed to be the oldest autobiography of an Icelandic peasant woman.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-03 

  • Jane Austen, George Eliot and the Reflective Tradition

    1st Edition

    By Rose Pimentel

    In her exploration of the moral tradition shared between Jane Austen and George Eliot, Rose Pimentel argues that a common ethical dynamic between the two authors, and what would later be known as the realist novel, emerged from an emphasis on reflection as introspection that was widespread in the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28 
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • Goethe

    1st Edition

    By Benedetto Croce

    Croce admired Goethe partly because the latter possessed a knowledge of human nature in all its aspects but nonetheless kept his mind above and beyond political sympathies and the quarrels of nations. In this volume originally published in English in 1923, Croce distils his critical ideas about…

    Hardback – 2019-03-27 
    Collected Works

  • 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 
    Collected Works

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