19th Century Literature Products

  • Christina Rossetti

    Edited by Simon Humphries

    A new title in Routledge’s acclaimed Critical Heritage series, this collection brings together critical responses to the work of Christina Rossetti (1830–94), one of the most distinguished of all Victorian poets. This long-awaited volume records the reception of Rossetti’s work—her poetry, fiction…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 

  • Tolstoy on Aesthetics

    What is Art?

    By H.O. Mounce

    This title was first published in 2001: Tolstoy's view of art is discussed in most courses in aesthetics, particularly his main text What is Art? He believed that the importance of art lies not in its purely aesthetic qualities but in its connection with life, and that art becomes decadent where…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning

    A Creative Partnership

    By Mary Sanders Pollock

    This title was first pbulished in 2003. This volume, the first full-length comparative study of the Brownings' poetry since the early twentieth century, examines the creative partnership of Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning through a critical analysis of the poems written by this famous couple…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Reinventing Christianity

    Nineteenth-Century Contexts

    Edited by Linda Woodhead

    This title was first published in 2001. 'An age of faith or an age of doubt?'- the question has dominated study of Christianity in the Victorian era. Reinventing Christianity offers a fresh analysis of the vitality and variety of Christianity in Britain and America in the Victorian era. Part One…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Victorian Theatrical Burlesques

    Edited by Richard W. Schoch

    This title was first publihsed in 2003. Burlesque was one of the most reviled - and most appealing - types of theatrical performance in the Victorian age. Wildly popular in their own day, burlesque plays are now little read, scarcely studied, and never performed. Yet, as Richard Schoch here shows,…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Marmaduke Herbert; or, the Fatal Error

    by Marguerite Blessington

    Edited by Susanne Schmid

    In the early and mid-nineteenth century, Marguerite Blessington, who had been born in Ireland but spent most of her life in London, became a famous salonnière; she was generally regarded as an important contemporary author, but as no literary executor took care of her oeuvre posthumously, she soon…

    Hardback – 2018-09-05 
    Chawton House Library: Women's Novels

  • The Anxiety of Ascent

    Middle-Class Narratives in Germany and America

    By Scott Kenneth Doidge

    This intriguing book examines Max Weber’s disenchantment thesis, engaging with the idea that modern life was to be experienced as a flat procession of mechanical experiences and empty consumer consolations through a study of the lifeways of the middle-class. Beginning with the rise of the German…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 
    Morality, Society and Culture

  • Closet Drama

    History, Theory, Form

    Edited by Catherine Burroughs

    Closet Drama: History, Theory, Form introduces the emerging field of Closet Drama Studies by featuring twelve original essays from distinguished scholars who offer fresh and illuminating perspectives on closet drama as a genre. Examining an unusual mix of historical narratives, performances, and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-10 
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Jane Austen and the Reformation

    Remembering the Sacred Landscape

    By Roger Emerson Moore

    Jane Austen's England was littered with remnants of medieval religion. From her schooling in the gatehouse of Reading Abbey to her visits to cousins at Stoneleigh Abbey, Austen faced constant reminders of the wrenching religious upheaval that reordered the English landscape just 250 years before…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Romantic Women Writers

    By Ann R Hawkins, Maura Ives

    Recovery efforts in the last 25 years have dramatically expanded our understanding of the numbers of women in the Romantic book trade. Responding to the need for a guide to this important field, The Ashgate Research Companion to Romantic Women Writers provides scholars with a comprehensive…

    Hardback – 2018-06-28 

  • Male Adolescence in Mid-Victorian Fiction

    George Meredith, W. M. Thackeray, and Anthony Trollope

    By Alice Crossley

    Focusing on works by George Meredith, W. M. Thackeray, and Anthony Trollope, Alice Crossley expounds on the emergence of adolescence in the mid-Victorian period as a distinct form of experience. Adolescence, Crossley shows, appears as a discrete category of identity that draws on but is nonetheless…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27 
    The Nineteenth Century Series

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