19th Century Literature Products

  • The Image of the Middle Ages in Romantic and Victorian Literature

    1st Edition

    By Kevin L. Morris

    Originally published in 1984, The Image of the Middle Ages in Romantic and Victorian Literature looks at the impact of medievalism in the 18th and 19th centuries and the importance of post-Enlightenment literary religious medievalism. The book suggests that religious medievalism was not a…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Reading Literary Animals

    Medieval to Modern, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Edwards, Derek Ryan, Jane Spencer

    Reading Literary Animals explores the status and representation of animals in literature from the Middle Ages to the present day. Essays by leading scholars in the field examine various figurative, agential, imaginative, ethical, and affective aspects of literary encounters with animality, showing…

    Paperback – 2019-06-28 
    Routledge
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • Herman Melville

    1st Edition

    By D. E. S. Maxwell

    In this fascinating and revealing book, first published in 1968, Maxwell examines the life and work of Herman Melville. By dividing extracts of Melville’s work in chronological order, the sections clearly illustrate the various facets of Melville’s technique and thought as it evolves. This title is…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The American Novel

  • James Fenimore Cooper the Novelist

    1st Edition

    By George Dekker

    Originally published in 1967. In this critical survey of the fiction of James Fenimore Cooper, George Dekker devotes a good deal of attention to Cooper’s politics. He also explores the assimilation and development of the historical novel as first perfected by Sir Walter Scott. Cooper’s major formal…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The American Novel

  • American Fiction

    The Intellectual Background, 1st Edition

    By D. E. S. Maxwell

    Originally published in 1963. The ‘Americanness’ of the American novel is as readily apparent as it is elusive of definition. It is the purpose of this study not to discover the reluctant formula, the comprehensive statement of national identity, but to examine the evidences of this identity in the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The American Novel

  • Mark Twain's Humor

    Critical Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by David E. E. Sloane

    Originally published in 1993. The purpose of this volume is to lay out documents which give an estimate of Mark Twain as a humourist in both historical scope and in the analysis of modern scholars. The emphasis in this collection is on how Twain developed from a contemporary humourist among many…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The American Novel

  • Grim Phantasms

    Fear in Poe's Short Fiction, 1st Edition

    By Michael L. Burduck

    This title, originally published in 1992, presents an assessment of Poe’s short stories that treat horror, and more specifically how he manipulated the conventions of that horror to register subtly on the fears and phobias of his reading audiences. Short-stories examined include The Black Cat,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The American Novel

  • The New Mark Twain Handbook

    1st Edition

    By E. Hudson Long, J. R. LeMaster

    This authors of this useful handbook, originally published in 1985, not only summarise Mark Twain scholarship, but also evaluate, in much detail, the various contributions. Each chapter includes a thorough annotated bibliography. This title also includes a comprehensive chronological table of the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The American Novel

  • Mark Twain

    1st Edition

    By I. M. Walker

    Originally published in 1970. Mark Twain is generally known as a children’s writer. This serious and appreciative introduction by I. M. Walker shows that he is in fact a great writer who produced mature and developed literature. The study of his works is divided into five sections: the comic…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The American Novel

  • Literature and Culture of the Chicago Renaissance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yoshinobu Hakutani

    The Chicago Renaissance has long been considered a less important literary movement for American modernism than the Harlem Renaissance. The Chicago Renaissance had its origin around the turn of the nineteenth century, from 1890 to 1910, gathered momentum in the 30s, and paved the way for the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-19 
    Routledge

  • Science, Language, and Reform in Victorian Poetry

    Political Dialects, 1st Edition

    By Barbara Barrow

    Barrow’s timely book is the first to examine the link between Victorian poetry, the study of language, and political reform. Focusing on a range of literary, scientific, and political texts, Barrow demonstrates that nineteenth-century debates about language played a key role in shaping emergent…

    Hardback – 2019-06-18 
    Routledge
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • Archaeology of the Unconscious

    Italian Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Fabio A Camilletti, Alessandra Aloisi

    In reconstructing the birth and development of the notion of ‘unconscious’, historians of ideas have heavily relied on the Freudian concept of Unbewussten, retroactively projecting the psychoanalytic unconscious over a constellation of diverse cultural experiences taking place in the eighteenth and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge
    Warwick Series in the Humanities

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