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  • European Romanticism

    Self-Definition

    By Lilian R. Furst

    First published in 1980. This collection of carefully selected extracts from primary texts seeks to show what the Romantics themselves held Romanticism to be. The movement is thus defined in terms of the writers’ own views of their art both in general principle and in practical terms. This title…

    Hardback – 2016-03-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • The Legend of Guy of Warwick

    By Velma Bourgeois Richmond

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Routledge
    Garland Studies in Medieval Literature

  • Writings by Pre-Revolutionary French Women

    From Marie de France to Elizabeth Vige-Le Brun

    Edited by Colette H. Winn, Anne R. Larsen

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Routledge

  • Alain Chartier

    The Quarrel of the Belle Dame Sans Mercy

    Edited by Joan E. McRae

    Belle dame sans merci (Beautiful lady with no mercy) (1424) is not readily available in moden English translation elsewhere, making this an essential addition to any library with a medieval literature or French literature collection.…

    Paperback – 2016-01-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Medieval Texts

  • The Governance of Kings and Princes

    John Trevisa's Middle English Translation of the De Regimine Principum of Aegidius Romanus

    Edited by David C. Fowler, Charles F. Briggs, Paul G. Remley

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18
    Routledge
    Garland Medieval Texts

  • Eustache Deschamps

    Selected Poems

    Edited by Deborah M. Sinnreich-Levi, Ian S. Laurie

    Eustache Deschamps studied under the tutelage of Guillaume de Marchault, traveled in Syria, Palestine, and Egypt-where he was said to have been made a slave-and eventually become recognized as one of the great French medieval poets. He was the first writer to dissociate lyric poetry from its…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Medieval Texts

  • A George Herbert Companion (Routledge Revivals)

    By Robert H. Ray

    First published in 1995, this title provides the reader with a compendium of useful information for any reader of George Herbert to have at hand. It includes key biographical information, situates the poetry in its historical and cultural context, and, where appropriate, explains theological…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Tristram Shandy (Routledge Revivals)

    By Max Byrd

    Max Byrd’s lucidly written and compelling volume aims to provide a scholarly introduction to one of the most puzzling pieces of eighteenth-century literature, and a stimulus to critical thought and discussion. Laurence Sterne – an eccentric and largely unsuccessful clergyman - was forty-six when he…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • L'Etranger

    By Albert Camus

    Edited by Ray Davison

    L'Etranger has the force and fascination of myth. The outwardly simple narrative of an office clerk who kills an Arab, 'a cause du soleil', and finds himself condemned to death for moral insensibility becomes, in Camus's hands, a powerful image of modern man's impatience before Christian philosophy…

    Hardback – 2015-09-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Foreign Literature Classics

  • Un Sac de Billes

    By Joseph Joffo

    Edited by Paul A. Brooke

    The full French text is accompanied by vocabulary explanations. Notes and a detailed introduction in English put the work in its social and historical context.…

    Hardback – 2015-09-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Foreign Literature Classics

  • Amadas and Ydoine (Routledge Revivals)

    This translation, first published in 1993, presents a little-known medieval romance to readers who do not know Old French, or who are generally unfamiliar with the literature of the Middle Ages. Probably composed between 1190 and 1220, the major interest of Amadas and Ydoine to modern readers is…

    Paperback – 2015-07-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Jaufre (Routledge Revivals)

    An Occitan Arthurian Romance

    By Ross Arthur

    This translation, first published in 1992, presents one of the most memorable poems of the ‘romance’ genre of medieval literature, largely because it contains a number of surprises and falsified expectations. Jaufre, the hero, arrives at the court of King Arthur with a total and naïve faith in the…

    Paperback – 2015-07-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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