19th Century Literature Products

  • Routledge Revivals: Barnaby Rudge (1987 )

    An Annoted Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Jackson Rice

    Originally published in 1987 Barnaby Rudge is a comprehensive collection of bibliographical resources surrounding Dickens fifth novel Barnaby Rudge. The book addresses what the author terms, a ‘prevalent lack of research’ surrounding the novel. The collection lists bibliographic references which…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • The Woman's View

    An Anthology of Prose Passages about Women, from the Eighteenth Century to the Present Day, 1st Edition

    Edited by June Wedgwood Benn

    What is it like being a woman – in society, in the home and as a person in one’s own right? Originally published in 1967, here is a collection of passages, all linked by their theme, that of being a woman. They are taken from novels, essays, letters and diaries written by or about women concerning…

    Hardback – 2020-03-19 
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  • Work in the English Novel

    The Myth of Vocation, 1st Edition

    By Ruth Danon

    Originally published in 1985, this book traces the development of an ideal of work in English writing which runs parallel to that of the Protestant work ethic. The author has called this the myth of vocation: work is seen as the primary source of self-definition, psychic integration and fulfilment.…

    Hardback – 2020-03-19 
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  • Double Trouble

    The Doppelgänger from Romanticism to Postmodernism, 1st Edition

    By Eran Dorfman

    The doppelgänger, or the double, is usually understood as a peculiar figure that emerged in nineteenth-century Romantic and Gothic literature, reappearing time and again in books, films and cultural manifestations. This book argues that the double is a far-reaching phenomenon that has significant…

    Hardback – 2020-03-01 
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    Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

  • Geography and the Literary Imagination in Victorian Fictions of Empire

    The Poetics of Imperial Space, 1st Edition

    By Jean Fernandez

    In this pioneering study, Dr. Fernandez explores how the rise of institutional geography in Victorian England impacted imperial fiction’s emergence as a genre characterized by a preoccupation with space and place. This volume argues that the alliance between institutional geography and the British…

    Hardback – 2020-02-29 
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  • Routledge Library Editions: German Literature

    1st Edition

    By Various

    Originally published between 1938 and 1996, the volumes in this set provide a survey of German poetry, prose and fiction from the Middle Ages to the late 20th Century. In many cases no prior knowledge of German is necessary, as translations into English are provided. Many of the books focus…

    Hardback – 2020-02-12 
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    Routledge Library Editions: German Literature

  • The Life and Literary Pursuits of Allen Davenport

    1st Edition

    By Malcolm Chase

    First published in 1994, this volume features an autobiography of Allen Davenport, a key figure linking Chartism with the French Revolution, along with some of his selected works. Davenport was an important propagandist for agrarian reform, a critical follower of Robert Owen, one of the first male…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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  • Romantic and Victorian Long Poems

    A Guide, 1st Edition

    By Adam Roberts

    First published in 1999, this is a guide which provides easy access to a fairly complete range of the long poetry written in the Romantic and Victorian periods: epics, narrative poems, verse-novels and other work of over a certain length. The format provides title, author, length of work and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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  • Jane Austen and Altruism

    1st Edition

    By Magdalen Wing-chi Ki

    Jane Austen and Altruism identifies a compelling theme, namely, the view that Jane Austen propounds a rigorous, boundary-sensitive model of altruism that counters the human propensity to selfishness and promotes the culture of cooperation. In her days, altruism was commonly known as "benevolence",…

    Hardback – 2020-02-01 
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    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • Contemporary Rewritings of Liminal Women

    Echoes of the Past, 1st Edition

    By Miriam Borham-Puyal

    This book explores the concept of liminality in the representation of women in 18th and 19th–century literature, as well as in contemporary rewritings, such as novels, films, television shows, videogames and graphic novels. In particular, it focuses on vampires, prostitutes, quixotes, and…

    Hardback – 2020-02-01 
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    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • Routledge Revivals: The Literary Humour of the Urban Northeast 1830-1890 (1983)

    1st Edition

    By David E. E. Sloane

    The Literary Humour of the Urban Northeast brings together works by such writers as Mark Twain, P.T. Barnum, Marietta Holley, and the literary comedians Artemus Ward and Josh Billings. The northern writers chronicled a fast-moving world, dominated by government and business. In this anthology,…

    Paperback – 2020-01-31 
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  • Routledge Revivals: Victorian Culture and the Idea of the Grotesque (1999)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Colin Trodd, Paul Barlow, David Amigoni

    Originally published in 1999, Victorian Culture and the Idea of the Grotesque is the first fully interdisciplinary study of the subject and examines a wide range of sources and materials to provide new readings between ‘style’ and ‘concept’. The book provides an original analysis of key…

    Paperback – 2020-01-31 
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