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  • Christina Rossetti

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Humphries

    This long-awaited volume in the Critical Heritage series presents the reception of Christina Rossetti’s work by her Victorian readers and integrates their critical responses with the evidence of her literary life and publication history. It presents the responses in unpublished material –…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Critical Heritage II

  • Marmaduke Herbert; or, the Fatal Error

    by Marguerite Blessington, 1st Edition

    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…

    Hardback – 2018-08-07
    Routledge
    Chawton House Library: Women's Novels

  • Sir Thomas More: or, Colloquies on the Progress and Prospects of Society, by Robert Southey

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Duggett, Tim Fulford

    In 1829 Robert Southey published a book of his imaginary conversations with the original Utopian: Sir Thomas More; or Colloquies on the Progress and Prospects of Society. The product of almost two decades of social and political engagement, Colloquies is Southey’s most important late prose work,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Princess's Novelettes, Complete Story, 1886 - 1888 (6-vol. EP set)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ariko Kawabata

    The Princess's Novelettes was a successful Victorian ‘penny’ magazine aiming at the market of mainly working class young women. The weekly was launched by Edwin J. Brett, known as publisher and editor of the popular magazine The Boys of England. Each issue featured one short novel as well as a…

    Hardback – 2017-04-28
    Edition Synapse

  • The Morte Darthur:A Collection of Early-Nineteenth-Century Editions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yuri Fuwa

    This is a 7 volume facsimile reprint collection of three important but ‘difficult to find’ editions of The Morte Darthur by Thomas Malory, two published in 1816, one in 1817. The three editions marked the revival of Medievalism in the Romantic era, and played an important role for the Romantic…

    Hardback – 2017-04-01
    Edition Synapse

  • J. R. R. Tolkien

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stuart Lee

    J. R. R. Tolkien (1892–1973) is widely regarded as one of the most important writers of the twentieth century. His popularity began with the publication in 1937 of The Hobbit, and was cemented by the appearance of The Lord of the Rings in the early 1950s. However, engagement with his work was until…

    Hardback – 2017-03-27
    Routledge
    Critical Assessments of Major Writers

  • The Selected Works of Margaret Oliphant

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joanne Shattock, Elisabeth Jay

    Margaret Oliphant (1828-97) had a prolific literary career that spanned almost fifty years. She wrote some 98 novels, fifty or more short stories, twenty-five works of non-fiction, including biographies and historic guides to European cities, and more than three hundred periodical articles. This is…

    Hardback – 2017-02-09
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Selected Writings of Andrew Lang

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Hubbard

    A novelist, poet, literary critic and anthropologist, Andrew Lang is best known for his publications on folklore, mythology and religion; many have grown up with the ‘colour’ Fairy Books which he compiled between 1889 and 1910. This three volume set presents a selection of his work in these areas.…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Selected Writings of Andrew Lang

    Volume II: Folklore, Mythology, Anthropology; Case Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Hubbard

    A novelist, poet, literary critic and anthropologist, Andrew Lang is best known for his publications on folklore, mythology and religion; many have grown up with the ‘colour’ Fairy Books which he compiled between 1889 and 1910. This three volume set presents a selection of his work in these areas.…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Selected Writings of Andrew Lang

    Volume I: Folklore, Mythology, Anthropology; General and Theoretical, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Hubbard

    A novelist, poet, literary critic and anthropologist, Andrew Lang is best known for his publications on folklore, mythology and religion; many have grown up with the ‘colour’ Fairy Books which he compiled between 1889 and 1910. This three volume set presents a selection of his work in these areas.…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Selected Writings of Andrew Lang

    Volume III: Literary Criticism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Hubbard

    A novelist, poet, literary critic and anthropologist, Andrew Lang is best known for his publications on folklore, mythology and religion; many have grown up with the ‘colour’ Fairy Books which he compiled between 1889 and 1910. This three volume set presents a selection of his work in these areas.…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • The Plays and Poems of Nicholas Rowe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Bernard

    Nicholas Rowe was the first Poet Laureate of the Georgian era. A fascinating and important yet largely overlooked figure in eighteenth-century literature, he is the ‘lost Augustan’. His plays are important both for the way they address the political and social concerns of the day and for reflecting…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

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