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  • 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 – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Gendering Walter Scott

    Sex, Violence and Romantic Period Writing

    By C.M. Jackson-Houlston

    Employing gender as a unifying critical focus, Caroline Jackson-Houlston draws on the full range of Walter Scott’s novels to propose new links between Scott and Romantic-era authors such as Sophia Lee, Jane Porter, Jane Austen, Sydney Owenson, Elizabeth Hands, Thomas Love Peacock, and Robert Bage.…

    Hardback – 2017-04-20 
    Routledge
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • Shelley's Romantic Nonviolence

    Aesthetics and Politics in an Age of Revolution

    By Matthew C. Borushko

    From the French Revolution, Reign of Terror, and Napoleonic Wars abroad to the dramatic social changes wrought by industrialization and political agitation at home, the Romantic age in Britain was characterized by dramatic historical and political violence. As a result, the reform movement of the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-28 
    Routledge

  • Figures of the Imagination

    Fiction and Song in Britain, 1790–1850

    By Roger Hansford

    This new study of the intersection of romance novels with vocal music records a society on the cusp of modernisation, with a printing industry emerging to serve people’s growing appetites for entertainment amidst their changing views of religion and the occult. No mere diversion, fiction was…

    Hardback – 2017-03-21 
    Routledge
    Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

  • Walter Scott's Books

    Reading the Waverley Novels

    By J.H. Alexander

    Scott's Books is an approachable introduction to the Waverley Novels. Drawing on substantial research in Scott's intertextual sources, it offers a fresh approach to the existing readings where the thematic and theoretical are the norm. Avoiding jargon, and moving briskly, it tackles the vexed…

    Hardback – 2017-03-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • Coleridge and Shelley

    Textual Engagement

    By Sally West

    Sally West's timely study is the first book-length exploration of Coleridge's influence on Shelley's poetic development. Beginning with a discussion of Shelley's views on Coleridge as a man and as a poet, West argues that there is a direct correlation between Shelley's desire for political and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Blake, Politics, and History

    Edited by Jackie DiSalvo, G. A. Rosso, Christopher Z. Hobson

    First published in 1998, this book formed part of an ongoing effort to restore politics and history to the centre of Blake studies. It adopts a three pronged approach when presenting its essays, seeking to promote a return to the political Blake; to deepen the understanding of some of the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: William Blake

  • Blake's Heroic Argument

    By David Fuller

    First published in 1988, this book is a study of all Blake’s work in illuminated printing. It traces in particular, the development of his ideas on politics, religion, sexuality, and the imagination. There are substantial sections on some of Blake’s best-known works, including the Marriage of…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: William Blake

  • Divided Image

    A Study of William Blake and W. B. Yeats

    By Rudd E. Margaret

    First published in 1953, this book examines Blake’s vision and its impact on the work of Yeats who imitated Blake in the hope that he might find that same vision. Margaret Rudd’s approach is literary as well as philosophical, and psychological and she discusses the work of both poets in this way.…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: William Blake

  • An Introduction to the Study of Blake

    By Max Plowman

    First published in 1927 (this edition in 1967), this book is about Blake, his symbols, and their meanings. As Ward says in his forward, the volume goes beyond Blake, becoming universal and timeless, and is about Religion.  Plowman’s book presents itself, not as a critical text,…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: William Blake

  • Organiz'd Innocence

    The Story of Blake's Prophetic Books

    By Rudd E. Margaret

    First published in 1956, this book has been described by the author as something of a biographical novel, somewhere between formal scholarly criticism and a more creative form of writing. It looks at the meaning of Blake’s visions and how the troubles of his life affected his poems known as the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: William Blake

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