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  • The Routledge Diaspora Studies Reader

    Edited by Klaus Stierstorfer, Janet Wilson

    The Routledge Diaspora Studies Reader provides a comprehensive resource for students and scholars working in this vital interdisciplinary field. The book traces the emergence and development of diaspora studies as a field of scholarship, presenting key critical essays alongside more recent…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 
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  • Southey

    By Kenneth Curry

    First published in 1975. Southey first made his reputation, when he was a very young man, as a poet. Although he is now remembered primary for his poetry, this title reveals how he excelled in many other genres as well. Examination of Southey’s life reveals an attractive and humane personality, at…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • Tradition and Romanticism

    Studies in English Poetry from Chaucer to W. B. Yeats

    By B. Ifor Evans

    First published in 1940. This title examines the tradition of Romantic literature, and the conception of poetry held by poets and critics throughout the centuries. Evans explores the writings of Chaucer, Shakespeare, Wordsworth and Coleridge, up until the modernist movement and the works of W. B.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • Romantic Mythologies

    Edited by Ian Fletcher

    First published in 1967. These essays illustrate the movement of ideas in the literary and artistic history of the later part of the nineteenth century. The subjects dealt with are diverse though interrelated. All the contributors exemplify the changing thought of the period from Romanticism,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • Reflections of Revolution

    Images of Romanticism

    Edited by Alison Yarrington, Kelvin Everest

    Reflections of Revolution, first published in 1993, demonstrates the interdisciplinarity that had been emerging from cultural and historical studies. Taking the French Revolution as its focus, the book examines the tremendously diverse and intellectually exciting cultural reactions to the events of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • Immortal Boy

    A Portrait of Leigh Hunt

    By Ann Blainey

    Ann Blainey’s work, first published in 1985, provides a sensitive study of Leigh Hunt and the literary climate that influenced his life, and fills a large gap in literary biography. Blainey brings a perceptive eye to a generally embittered man whose chaotic life seemed a tragic failure. This title…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • Matthew Arnold and the Romantics

    By Leon Gottfried

    First published in 1963. Matthew Arnold grew up under the personal as well as literary influence of Wordsworth, when Keats, Shelley, and Byron were dominant poetic forces and Coleridge a seminal thinker on social and religious problems. However, the great Romantics were not always positive…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • The Post-Romantics

    Edited by Donald Thomas

    The Post-Romantics, first published in 1990, provides a clear, introductory guide to the literary careers and reputations of five major Victorian poets: Tennyson, Browning, Arnold, Swinburne and Clough. Heirs to the Romantics tradition, the predecessors of the moderns. This accessible and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • River of Dissolution

    D. H. Lawrence and English Romanticism

    By Colin Clarke

    First published in 1969. This title concerns itself with the ambivalence of Lawrence’s attitude towards corruption. Clarke demonstrates that Lawrence’s attitude to ‘will’ and to sensational or disintegrative sex is much more equivocal than conceded. At the same time this is a study of Lawrence’s…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • The Byronic Teuton

    Aspects of German Pessimism 1800-1933

    By Cedric Hentschel

    First published in 1940. The Byronic Teuton explores the delineation in German literature, between 1800 and 1933, of certain pessimistic ideas and emotions that were being expressed by writers, artists and academics. This manifestation of negative sentiments was defined by Hentschel as ‘Byronism’.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • The Genevese Background

    Studies of Shelley, Francis Danby, Maria Edgeworth, Ruskin, Meredith, and Joseph Conrad in Geneva

    By H. W. Häusermann

    First published in 1952. This title explores the lives of authors during their time in Geneva; including chapters on the Romantic author Mary Shelley, the novelist Joseph Conrad and the critic John Ruskin, amongst many others. This interesting study also includes letters that had previously been…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

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