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  • Shakespeare and the Classical Tradition

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1961-1991

    By Lewis Walker

    This bibliography will give comprehensive coverage to published commentary in English on Shakespeare and the Classical Tradition during the period from 1961-1985. Doctoral dissertations will also be included. Each entry will provide a clear and detailed summary of an item's contents. For pomes and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
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  • Old English Prose

    Basic Readings

    Edited by Paul E. Szarmach

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

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  • George Eliot

    By Ian Adam

    First published in 1969. George Eliot is a writer of ordinary human experience, whose work emphasizes commonplace characters and commonplace situations. Her mind, however, was far from ordinary. Professor Adam shows how wit, observation and sympathy, combined with a lucid and energetic intelligence…

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  • Vocation and Desire

    George Eliot's Heroines

    By Dorothea Barrett

    First published in 1989. Generations of critics have seen George Eliot as a conservative Victorian high moralist and sybil. Vocation and Desire questions that image, and finds in her work elements of anger, feminism, subversiveness, revenge, iconoclasm, wit, and eroticism – elements that we have…

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  • Essays of George Eliot

    Edited by Ian Adam

    This collection, first published in 1963, includes 29 of George Eliot’s essays written between 1846 and 1868. Through these essays, Pinney has managed to convey her range of subject-matters and variety of style. This title, with an introduction and footnotes written by the editor, will be of…

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  • Middlemarch

    By Kerry McSweeney

    First published in 1984. Although Middlemarch was extravagantly praised by Henry James, Emily Dickinson and Virginia Woolf, it is only in the last few decades that the novel has been widely recognised as George Eliot’s finest work, one of the greatest English novels, and one of the classic texts of…

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  • Yeats, Eliot, Pound and the Politics of Poetry

    Richest to the Richest

    By Cairns Prof. Craig

    It has long been recognised that there is an apparently paradoxical relationship between the revolutionary poetic style developed by Yeats, Eliot and Pound in the period during and after the First World War, and the reactionary politics with which they were associated in the 1920s and 1930s.…

    Paperback – 2017-05-28 
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    Routledge Library Editions: T. S. Eliot

  • T. S. Eliot and the Romantic Critical Tradition

    By Edward Lobb

    Edward Lobb’s study, first published in 1981, is a thorough examination of Eliot’s relation to Romantic criticism. This title also makes extensive use of Eliot’s Clark Lectures on metaphysical poetry. Delivered in 1926, the lectures complete the picture of literary history set out in Eliot’s…

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  • T. S. Eliot's Romantic Dilemma

    Tradition's Anti-Traditional Elements

    By Eugenia M. Gunner

    The fact that Eliot disapproved of Romanticism is clear from his critical essays, where he often appears to reject it absolutely. However, Eliot’s understanding of the term and his appreciation of literature developed and altered greatly from his adolescence to his years of scholarly study, yet he…

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  • The Poetry of T. S. Eliot

    By D. E. S. Maxwell

    In this fascinating and revealing book, first published in 1952, Maxwell shows the development of Eliot’s poetry and poetic thought in the light of his political and religious attachments. This study traces Eliot’s style from the earliest poems to the Quartets, and examines the characteristics of…

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  • The Waste Land

    By Grover Smith

    In this study, first published in 1983, Professor Smith makes the argument that although The Waste Land is analogous in form to a musical composition that it is actually made of its literary echoes. He calls these a ‘music of allusions’ and shows the resemblance of this music in its evocativeness…

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  • T. S. Eliot

    A Friendship

    By Frederick Tomlin

    First published in 1988. Fredrick Tomlin and T. S. Eliot were friends for almost thirty-four years. What emerges from Fredrick Tomlin’s memories and the many letters which passed between them is a private Eliot, seen only by his closest family and a trusted few. Tomlin evokes the man as he was –…

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