19th Century Literature Products

  • Reading Literary Animals

    Medieval to Modern, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Spencer, Derek Ryan, Karen Edwards

    Reading Literary Animals takes a broad chronological sweep, from medieval times to present day, to explore the literary status and representation of animals in literature. Editors, Jane Spencer, Derek Ryan and Karen Edwards have assembled some of the field’s leading scholars to demonstrate how…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • Shelley's Romantic Nonviolence

    Aesthetics and Politics in an Age of Revolution, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-03-28 

  • Mediterranean Piracy and Slavery in World Literature

    Captivity Genres form Cervantes to Rousseau, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mario Klarer

    Mediterranean Slavery and World Literature, is a collection of selected essays which brings to light the literary transformations of the captivity experience in major early modern texts of world literature and popular media, including works by Cervantes, de Vega, Defoe, Rousseau, Mozart, and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • A Tale of a Fool?

    A microhistorical study of an 18th-century peasant woman, 1st Edition

    By Guðný Hallgrímsdóttir

    A Tale of a Fool? explores the life of Guðrún Ketilsdóttir, a peasant woman born in Iceland around 1759. She left a partial autobiography which is believed to be the oldest autobiography of an Icelandic peasant woman. This book demonstrates how it is possible to work with this kind of source using…

    Hardback – 2019-02-20 

  • Lucas Malet, Dissident Pilgrim

    Critical Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Ford, Alexandra Gray

    Popular novelist, female aesthete, Victorian radical and proto-modernist, Lucas Malet (Mary St. Leger  Harrison, 1852-1931) was one of the most successful writers of her day, yet few of her remarkable novels remain in print. Malet was a daughter of the ‘broad church’ priest and well-known Victorian…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • Victorian Poetry

    Poetry, Poetics and Politics, 2nd Edition

    By Isobel Armstrong

    In Victorian Poetry: Poetry, Poetics and Politics, Isobel Armstrong rescues Victorian poetry from its longstanding sepia image as ‘a moralised form of romantic verse', and unearths its often subversive critique of nineteenth-century culture and politics. In this uniquely comprehensive and…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30 

  • Ouida (1839-1908) in Transnational Popular Culture

    A Literary Life at the Margins, 1st Edition

    By Andrew King

    Ouida was the one of the best known and best-selling authors of the nineteenth century. Informed by unknown or neglected sources in English and Italian, Andrew King’s biography interlaces the story of Ouida’s life with new readings of her works and analyses of Victorian popular culture, the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-28 
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • A Field Guide to Book History

    Researching the Material Book, 1st Edition

    By Ann R. Hawkins, Maura Ives

    As book historians will attest, students are usually surprised to learn that a book’s container can matter deeply when it comes to understanding the value placed on it by the work’s original readers. A Field Guide to Book History provides students and researchers new to the field the information…

    Paperback – 2019-01-28 

  • Feminist Modernism, Poetics, and the New Economy

    Mina Loy, Lola Ridge, and Marianne Moore, 1st Edition

    By Linda A. Kinnahan

    In Feminist Modernism, Poetics, and the New Economy, Linda A. Kinnahan argues that the work of Mina Loy, Lola Ridge, and Marianne Moore engages with the variations in feminist economic thought and discourse that developed in American culture from the 1890s through the 1920s. Kinnahan positions her…

    Hardback – 2019-01-28 
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • Dickens, Nicholas Nickleby, and the Dance of Death

    1st Edition

    By Jeremy Tambling

    This study of Nicholas Nickleby takes the Dickens novel which is perhaps the least critically discussed, though it is very popular, and examines its appeal and its significance, and finds it one of the most rewarding and powerful of Dickens’s texts. Nicholas Nickleby deals with the abduction and…

    Hardback – 2019-01-14 
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • Literary and Cultural Alternatives to Modernism

    Unsettling Presences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kostas Boyiopoulos, Anthony Patterson, Mark Sandy

    The 17 essays of Unsettling Presences investigate writers and texts chiefly stretching from 1890 to 1939, from both within and outside of the Modernist canon. They explore tensions, convergences, and differences between the dominant Modernists and lesser-known figures. Not only do they examine the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-05 
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Starring Charles Dickens

    Multi-Media 'Boz' and the Culture of Celebrity, 1st Edition

    By Joss Marsh

    As Joss Marsh observes in her stirring book on Dickens and cinema, Dickens was the first mass-mediated photographic celebrity of the modern era, more intimately "familiar" than any person in Britain besides the royal family. Suggesting Dickens's celebrity, as much as his work, contributed to the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-30 

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