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  • Nineteenth-Century Poetry

    Criticism and Debates

    Edited by Jonathan Herapath, Emma Mason

    This engaging volume provides readers with the essential criticism on nineteenth-century poetry, organised around key areas of debate in the field. The critical texts included in this volume reflect both a traditional and modern emphasis on the study of poetry in the long nineteenth century. These…

    Paperback – 2015-11-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Criticism and Debates in Literature

  • The Art of John Webster

    By Ralph Berry

    The Art of John Webster, first published in 1972, is a study of the three extant plays of Webster known to be solely his work. These plays are seen as attempts to achieve in literature the effects of the baroque, a term which related Webster to the larger developments of European art. Their content…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Shakespeare's Comedies

    Explorations in Form

    By Ralph Berry

    In this lucid and original study, first published in 1972, Ralph Berry discusses the ten comedies that run from The Comedy of Errors to Twelfth Night. Berry’s purpose is to identify the form of each play by relating the governing idea of the play to the action that expresses it. To this end the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Science Fiction and Cultural Theory: A Reader

    Edited by Sherryl Vint

    Science Fiction and Cultural Theory: A Reader is an essential resource for literature students studying science fiction, science and popular culture, and contemporary theory. This book combines key theories that have become touchstones for work in the field with more recent thinking to …

    Paperback – 2015-10-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Literature Readers

  • Eros and Psyche (Routledge Revivals)

    The Representation of Personality in Charlotte Brontë, Charles Dickens, George Eliot

    By Karen Chase

    How does Victorian fiction represent personality? How does it express emotion and how does it imagine the mind? These questions stand at the centre of Eros and Psyche, first published in 1984. In examining how three authors – Charlotte Brontë, Charles Dickens and George Eliot – depict the mind and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Victorian Literature

    Criticism and Debates

    Edited by Lee Behlman, Anne Longmuir

    Victorian Literature: Criticism and Debates offers a comprehensive introduction to the critical debates about Victorian Literature, addressing the most popular and engaging topics in the field today. Separated into twelve sections, this anthology investigates issues as diverse as neo-formalism,…

    Paperback – 2015-09-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Criticism and Debates in Literature

  • 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 – 2015-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • An Andrew Marvell Companion (Routledge Revivals)

    By Robert H. Ray

    First published in 1998, this title provides for the reader of the renowned metaphysical poet and politician a valuable reference and resource volume. It is a compendium of useful information for any reader of Andrew Marvell, including crucial biographical material, historical contextualisation,…

    Paperback – 2015-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • A John Donne Companion (Routledge Revivals)

    By Robert H. Ray

    First published in 1990, this title provides a compendium of useful information for any reader of Donne to have at hand: crucial biographical material, historical contextualisation, and details about his life’s work. The intention throughout is to enhance understanding and appreciation, without…

    Paperback – 2015-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Nibelungen Tradition

    An Encyclopedia

    Edited by Winder McConnell, Werner Wunderlich, Frank Gentry, Ulrich Mueller

    Within the English-speaking world, no work of the German High Middle Ages is better known than the Nibelungenlied, which has stirred the imagination of artists and readers far beyond its land of origin. Its international influence extends from literature to music, art, film, politics and propaganda…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge

  • The Chester Mystery Cycle

    A Casebook

    Edited by Kevin J. Harty

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge

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