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  • Literature and Globalization

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Liam Connell, Nicky Marsh

    '[I] wonder how we have managed without such a text.' – Rita Raley, UCSB, USA Globalization has had a huge impact on thinking across the humanities, redefining the understanding of fields such as communication, culture, politics, and literature. This groundbreaking Reader is the first to…

    Paperback – 2010-09-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Literature Readers

  • The History of Reading

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shafquat Towheed, Rosalind Crone, Katie Halsey

    The History of Reading offers an engaging, accessible overview from the rise of literacy through to the current trend of ‘book clubs’. Divided into seven sections, each with a useful introduction, this Reader: summarises the main debates and perspectives shaping the field introduces key…

    Paperback – 2010-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Literature Readers

  • As You Like It

    Critical Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edward Tomarken

    This essay collection offers a lengthy introduction describing trends in criticism and theatrical interpretation of As You Like It. Twenty-six major essays on the play, including several written especially for this volume highlight the work, coupled with twenty-three reviews of various productions,…

    Paperback – 2009-08-25
    Routledge
    Shakespeare Criticism

  • Pericles

    Critical Essays, 1st Edition

    By David Skeele

    Pericles: Critical Essays brings together the most essential critical essays and theatrical reviews of Shakespeare's play from the late 17th century to the present, providing a representative gathering of critical opinion of Pericles over the centuries. David Skeele's introduction identifies the…

    Paperback – 2009-08-14
    Routledge
    Shakespeare Criticism

  • Reading the Nation in English Literature

    A Critical Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Sauer, Julia M. Wright

    This volume contains primary materials and introductory essays on the historical, critical and theoretical study of "national literature", focusing on the years 1550 – 1850 and the impact of ideas of nationhood from this period on contemporary literature and culture. The book is helpfully divided…

    Paperback – 2009-08-11
    Routledge

  • The Taming of the Shrew

    Critical Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dana Aspinall

    This volume is a comprehensive collection of critical essays on The Taming of the Shrew, and includes extensive discussions of the play's various printed versions and its theatrical productions. Aspinall has included only those essays that offer the most influential and controversial arguments…

    Paperback – 2009-06-22
    Routledge
    Shakespeare Criticism

  • William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night

    A Routledge Study Guide and Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sonia Massai

    William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night (c.1600) is one of his most captivating plays. A comedy of mistaken identities, it has given rise to thought-provoking debates around such issues as gender identity and role-playing, manipulation and deception. Taking the form of a sourcebook, this guide to…

    Paperback – 2007-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Literature

  • Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels

    A Routledge Study Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger D. Lund

    An extremely complex, yet widely studied text, Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels ranks as one of the most scathing satires of British and European society ever published. Students will therefore welcome the publication of Roger Lund’s sourcebook, which provides a clear way through the wealth of…

    Paperback – 2006-06-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Literature

  • William Shakespeare's Hamlet

    A Routledge Study Guide and Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sean McEvoy

    William Shakespeare's Hamlet (c.1600-1601) has achieved iconic status as one of the most exciting and enigmatic of plays. It has been in almost constant production in Britain and throughout the world since it was first performed, fascinating generations of audiences and critics alike. Taking the…

    Paperback – 2006-03-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Literature

  • Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities

    A Routledge Study Guide and Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Glancy

    Since its publication in 1859, A Tale of Two Cities has remained the best-known fictional recreation of the French Revolution, and one of Charles Dickens’s most exciting novels. A Tale of Two Cities blends a moving love story with the familiar figures of the Revolution—Bastille prisoners, a…

    Paperback – 2006-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Literature

  • The Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins

    A Routledge Study Guide and Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alice Jenkins

    Taking the form of a sourcebook, this guide to Hopkins’ poetry presents: extensive introductory comments on the contexts, critical history and interpretations of his work, from composition to the present annotated extracts from key contextual documents, reviews and critical works unabridged texts…

    Paperback – 2006-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Literature

  • William Shakespeare's Macbeth

    A Routledge Study Guide and Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexander Leggatt

    William Shakespeare’s Macbeth is a timeless tale of love, greed and power, which has given rise to heated debates around such issues as the representation of gender roles, political violence and the dramatisation of evil. Taking the form of a sourcebook, this guide to Shakespeare’s play presents:…

    Paperback – 2005-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Literature

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