18th Century Literature Products

  • Henry James, Consciousness, and the Evolution of the Novel

    By Peter Rawlings

    Positioning Henry James within his transatlantic and pan-European contexts, Peter Rawlings relocates James and the New Criticism's ideology of organicism in biology rather than in aesthetics. Rawlings argues that the novel as a genre anchored in the representation of character emerged from…

    Hardback – 2017-12-30 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Jonathan Edwards, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and the Supernatural Will in Early American Literature

    By Brad Bannon

    Examining Samuel Taylor Coleridge's reflections on Jonathan Edwards, written over a twenty-year period, Brad Bannon rejects the common critical notion that the influence Coleridge exerted on the American Romantics should be understood as a one-way influx of entirely new ideas. Rather, it is more…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Wordsworth and the Adequacy of Landscape

    By Donald Wesling

    First published in 1970, this stylistic and interpretative account of some of Wordsworth’s major poetry examines description and meditation in his landscape writing. It describes the integration of two kinds of thinking, and a variety of beauties and lapses that come from their separation.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    RLE: Wordsworth and Coleridge

  • Wordsworth's Literary Criticism

    Edited by W.J.B. Owen

    First published in 1974. Wordsworth, with Coleridge, is the major literary critic of the Romantic period. This volume assembles all of Wordsworth’s formal critical writings and a selection of critical comments from his correspondence. These documents are invaluable for Romantic poetry at large, and…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    RLE: Wordsworth and Coleridge

  • The Design of Biographia Literaria

    By Catherine M. Wallace

    First published in 1983, this book examines a work whose intricacies have baffled and infuriated generations of readers and proposes a theory of Coleridge’s writing habits that "explain(s) his explanation". The author painstakingly analyses the Biographia’s organising structure distinguishing…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    RLE: Wordsworth and Coleridge

  • A Commentary on Wordsworth's Prelude

    Books I-V

    By Ted Holt, John Gilroy

    First published in 1983, this books aims to guide Wordsworth students through his difficult masterpiece by reading it in continuous sequence and making its sense emerge. The special value of this commentary is that it explains the structure of The Prelude by encouraging study of the poem as a…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    RLE: Wordsworth and Coleridge

  • Coleridge and the Armoury of the Human Mind

    Essays on his Prose Writings

    Edited by Peter J. Kitson, Thomas N. Corns

    First published in 1991, this book collects a broad array of path-finding scholarship by specialists in Coleridge and Romantic literature on the subject of his prose. They range from broad appraisals of Coleridge’s own critical practises; demonstrations of the fecundity of his autobiography, the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    RLE: Wordsworth and Coleridge

  • Coleridge and the Abyssinian Maid

    By Geoffrey Yarlott

    First published in 1967, this book seeks to show the causes which led to Coleridge’s breakdown in 1802 and to indicate how his views on poetry changed as a result of it. The approach is selective in that it only focuses on one part of Coleridge’s life (roughly 1793-1810); however the author…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    RLE: Wordsworth and Coleridge

  • Method and Imagination in Coleridge's Criticism

    By J.R. de J. Jackson

    First published in 1969, this book places Coleridge’s literary criticism against the background of his philosophical thinking, examining his theories about criticism and the nature of poetry. Particular attention is paid to the structure of Biographia Literaria, Coleridge’s distinction between…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    RLE: Wordsworth and Coleridge

  • Reading Wordsworth

    By J.H. Alexander

    First published in 1987, this book is written for those who are encountering Wordsworth for the first time and for those familiar with his works that are at a loss to understand his reputation or why his work has impressed them. The strength of the author’s approach is that it unravels the poet’s…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    RLE: Wordsworth and Coleridge

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