19th Century Literature Products

  • Dialect and Literature in the Long Nineteenth-Century

    Edited by Jane Hodson

    The nineteenth century witnessed a proliferation in the literary uses of dialect, with dialect becoming a key feature in the development of the realist novel, dialect songs being printed by the hundreds in urban centres, and dialect poetry becoming a respected form. In this collection, scholars…

    Hardback – 2016-05-28 
    Routledge

  • Harriet Martineau and the Birth of Disciplines

    Nineteenth-Century Intellectual Powerhouse

    By Valerie Sanders, Gaby Weiner

    One of the foremost writers of her time, Harriet Martineau established her reputation by writing a hugely successful series of fictional tales on political economy whose wide readership included the young Queen Victoria. She went on to write fiction and nonfiction; books, articles and pamphlets;…

    Hardback – 2016-05-28 
    Routledge
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • The Historical Novel and the Nation State, 1814–1867

    A Transnational Study of Print History and Social Transformation

    By David Buchanan

    National literatures of the nineteenth century are typically studied in terms of the nationality of the author, but what people actually read in countries such as Scotland, France, America, and Canada often originated beyond national borders. Examining popular historical novels by Walter Scott,…

    Hardback – 2016-05-28 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Series in Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Studies

  • Hunger Movements in Early Victorian Literature

    Want, Riots, Migration

    By Lesa Scholl

    In Hunger Movements in Early Victorian Literature, Lesa Scholl explores the ways in which the language of starvation interacts with narratives of emotional and intellectual want to create a dynamic, evolving notion of hunger. Scholl’s interdisciplinary study emphasises literary analysis, sensory…

    Hardback – 2016-05-13 
    Routledge

  • The Idea of Infancy in Nineteenth-Century British Poetry

    Romanticism, Subjectivity, Form

    By D.B. Ruderman

    This book radically refigures the conceptual and formal significance of childhood in nineteenth-century English poetry. By theorizing infancy as a poetics as well as a space of continual beginning, Ruderman shows how it allowed poets access to inchoate, uncanny, and mutable forms of subjectivity…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Romanticism

  • Letters from England

    by Don Manuel Alvarez Espriella

    By Carol Bolton

    In 1807 Robert Southey published a pseudonymous account of a journey made through England by a fictitious Spanish tourist, ‘Don Manuel Alvarez Espriella’. Letters from England (1807) relates Espriella’s travels. On his journey Espriella comments on every aspect of British society, from fashions and…

    Hardback – 2016-04-28 
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • Byron

    By John D. Jump

    First published in 1972. John D. Jump, a leading authority on Byron and the Romantic period, here gives an account of Byron’s literary achievement in relation to the age of revolutions in which he lived and in relation to his own character and personal circumstances. Professor Jump focuses upon the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Byron

  • Lord Byron's Marriage

    The Evidence of Asterisks

    By G. Wilson Knight

    First published in 1957. This title explores the brief marriage of Lord Byron and his wife Annabella Millbanke, and the scandal that surrounded their relationship. The exact reason for their separation and eventual divorce was never confirmed, but G. Wilson Knight uses Byron’s poetry, letters and…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Byron

  • Byron's Don Juan

    By Bernard Beatty

    First published in 1985. What sort of poem is Don Juan, and how does it maintain its momentum through its long and often struggling narrative? These are the questions that Bernard Beatty proposes in this subtle and elegant discussion of Byron’s masterwork. The legend of Don Juan was entrenched in…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Byron

  • Byron's Don Juan

    A Critical Study

    By Elizabeth French Boyd

    When this book was published in 1945, interest in Byron’s poetry and appreciation of his titanic role in Romanticism had been steadily increasing. Of all his vast poetic production, Don Juan, the last and greatest of his major works, offers the highest rewards to the modern reader. It not only…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Byron

  • At the Titan's Breakfast

    Three Essays on Byron's Poetry

    By Robert Polito

    This title, first published in 1987, comprises of three essays which examine Lord Byron’s poetry. Some of Byron’s most famous poems are examined, including Don Juan and Childe Harold's Pilgrimage. This title will be of interest to students of literature.…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Byron

  • Rereading Byron

    Essays Selected from Hofstra University's Byron Bicentennial Conference

    Edited by Alice Levine, Robert N. Keane

    The papers collected in this volume, first published in 1993, were delivered at Hofstra University in October 1988 at a conference celebrating the bicentennial of Lord Byron’s birth. The shared goal of these essays was to reassess Byron’s poetry, his poetic development, and his relation to his…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Byron

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