20th Century Literature Products

  • W. B. Yeats: The Tragic Phase

    A Study of the Last Poems

    By Vivienne Koch

    In this study, first published in 1951, the author examines the poetry of Yeats’s last years, that poetry which reached and held to the ‘intensity’ which he had striven for all his life. Vivienne Koch explores the ways in which the great but troubled poems derive their energy from suffering, and…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

  • Yeats, Folklore and Occultism

    Contexts of the Early Work and Thought

    By Frank Kinahan

    This lively introduction to the poems of W. B. Yeats, first published in 1988, provides a series of intriguing new readings of his work in relation to his profound involvement with occultism and folklore. During Yeats’s formative years as an artist, two compelling movements were emerging: the…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

  • W. B. Yeats

    A Critical Introduction

    By Balachandra Rajan

    This chief aim of this title, first published in 1965, is to present a comprehensive picture of Yeats’s achievement and some of the means for an evaluation of that achievement. To this end both the poems and plays have been examined and some of Yeats’s critical ideas have been briefly discussed.…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

  • W. B. Yeats and T. Sturge Moore

    Their Correspondence 1901-1937

    Edited by Ursula Bridge

    The letters in this book, first published in 1953, throw light on the literary scene at a time in which William Butler Yeats and Thomas Sturge Moore regularly corresponded. In the early days of their friendship Yeats and Sturge Moore often saw each other in London where they both played an active…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

  • W. B. Yeats

    A Census of the Manuscripts

    By Conrad A. Balliet, Christine Mawhinney

    This title, first published in 1990, is a census of the manuscripts of William Butler Yeats. The census includes not only his books, plays and poetry but also the whereabouts of many of Yeats’s letters and speeches, and will be of particular interest to students of literature. For further reading…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

  • The Unappeasable Shadow

    Shelley's Influence on Yeats

    By Adele M. Dalsimer

    Yeats and his shadow are one of the most closely scrutinised pairs in contemporary literary history. The meaning and significance Yeats gave to the entity by which he was constantly pursued and with which he held frequent colloquy have been held under the critical microscope, and the shadow has…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

  • Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

    By Various

    This set reissues 6 books, originally published between 1951 and 1990, on William Butler Yeats, a foremost figure of twentieth-century literature and one of the driving forces behind the Irish Literary Revival. The volumes examine Yeats’s work, his poetic development, and his social and private…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

  • Routledge Revivals: The Progress of Romance (1986)

    The Politics of Popular Fiction

    Edited by Jean Radford

    First published in 1986, the aim of this book is to present some of the changing thinking on popular writing to a wider audience in view of the enormous growth of mass culture after the war, but also to offer a historical perspective on a specific form of popular fiction: the romance. The essays…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: History Workshop Series

  • Intersections of Race, Class, Gender and Nation in Fin-de-siècle Spanish Literature and Culture

    Edited by Lisa Nalbone, Jennifer Smith

    This volume focuses on intersections of race, class, and gender in the formation of the fin-de-siècle Spanish and Spanish colonial subject. Despite the wealth of research produced on gender, race (largely as it relates to the themes of nationhood and empire), and social class, few studies have…

    Hardback – 2016-08-29 
    Routledge
    New Hispanisms: Cultural and Literary Studies

  • Gothic Surrealism

    Melodrama, Violence and Performance

    By Neil Matheson

    Deeply rooted in Romanticism, Surrealism was a movement founded in part upon an enthusiasm for the Gothic novel, and as this study argues, was pervaded throughout its history by a 'Gothic' sensibility. The book uses the concept of 'the Gothic' as a unifying thread to explore Surrealism's direct…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Islam and Postcolonial Discourse

    Purity and Hybridity

    By Esra Mirze Santesso, James E. McClung

    Largely as a legacy of the 2001 attack on the World Trade Center, Islamic faith has become synonymous in many corners of the media and academia with violence, which many believe to be its primary mode of expression. The absence of any sophisticated recognition of the wide range of Islamic…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Writing War, Writing Lives

    Edited by Kate McLoughlin, Lara Feigel, Nancy Martin

    War affects life writing and lives affect war writing. The traditional forms of life writing—memoir, biography, letters, diaries—buckle under the strain of war. War writing has fewer traditional forms but exists at a similar extreme. The eight chapters in this book, written by leading and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-25 
    Routledge

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