18th Century Literature Products

  • Reading Literary Animals

    Medieval to Modern, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Spencer, Derek Ryan, Karen Edwards

    Reading Literary Animals takes a broad chronological sweep, from medieval times to present day, to explore the literary status and representation of animals in literature. Editors, Jane Spencer, Derek Ryan and Karen Edwards have assembled some of the field’s leading scholars to demonstrate how…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • 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 
    Routledge
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • Mediterranean Piracy and Slavery in World Literature

    Captivity Genres form Cervantes to Rousseau, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mario Klarer

    Mediterranean Slavery and World Literature, is a collection of selected essays which brings to light the literary transformations of the captivity experience in major early modern texts of world literature and popular media, including works by Cervantes, de Vega, Defoe, Rousseau, Mozart, and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • A Cultural History of English Lexicography, 1600-1800

    The Authoritative Word, 1st Edition

    By Linda C. Mitchell

    As this lively new study effectively demonstrates, dictionaries serve as far more than just simple reference tools-they also offer a rich fund of information about people in society. Before now, the extent to which dictionaries encode social history, as opposed to merely relaying linguistic…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-02-18 
    Routledge
    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 – 2019-02-18 
    Routledge
    Collected Works

  • Nation-Space in Enlightenment Britain

    An Archaeology of Empire, 1st Edition

    By Mita Choudhury

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature

  • A Field Guide to Book History

    Researching the Material Book, 1st Edition

    By Ann R. Hawkins, Maura Ives

    As book historians will attest, students are usually surprised to learn that a book’s container can matter deeply when it comes to understanding the value placed on it by the work’s original readers. A Field Guide to Book History provides students and researchers new to the field the information…

    Paperback – 2019-01-28 
    Routledge

  • A Tale of a Fool?

    A microhistorical study of an 18th-century peasant woman, 1st Edition

    By Guðný Hallgrímsdóttir

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Microhistories

  • Lettres Choisies: The Correspondence of Richard Simon

    1st Edition

    Edited by Justin Champion, Nicholas Keene

    This is the first modern critical edition of the correspondence of the early modern French biblical critic Richard Simon (1638-1712), priest of the Catholic Oratorian Order. Simon is widely regarded by theologians and historians of religion as the father of modern biblical criticism. He was the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-28 
    Routledge

  • Before Crusoe

    Defoe, Voice, and the Ministry, 1st Edition

    By Penny Pritchard

    Offering new perspective on the 1719 literary watershed that was Robinson Crusoe, this work argues that Defoe established a new form of moral authority through the spectrum of ‘voices’ which articulate his earlier works. Defoe’s profoundly ambivalent relationship with his London-based nonconformity…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature

  • A Guide to the Cosmology of William Blake

    1st Edition

    By Kathryn S. Freeman

    It is not surprising that visitors to Blake’s cosmology – the most elaborate in the history of British text and design – often demand a map in the form of a reference book. The entries in this volume benefit from the wide range of historical information made available in recent decades…

    Paperback – 2018-12-12 
    Routledge

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