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  • Charles Dickens's Oliver Twist

    A Routledge Study Guide and Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Juliet John

    Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist is one of the most significant novels of the Victorian era and having been adapted for both stage and screen, retains its impact in the cultural consciousness of many nations. Taking the form of a sourcebook, this guide to Dickens’ novel includes: extensive…

    Paperback – 2005-12-08
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    Routledge Guides to Literature

  • Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice

    A Routledge Study Guide and Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Morrison

    Robert Morrison sets Pride and Prejudice within the social contexts of female conduct books and political tales of terror and traces criticism of the novel from the nineteenth century to the present, including material on the 1995 film adaptation. Extensive introductory comment and annotation…

    Paperback – 2005-02-18
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    Routledge Guides to Literature

  • Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles

    A Routledge Study Guide and Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Scott McEathron

    This sourcebook offers an introduction to Thomas Hardy's crucial novel, offering: a contextual overview, a chronology and reprinted contemporary documents, including a selection of Hardy's poems an overview of the book's early reception and recent critical fortunes, as well as a wide range of…

    Paperback – 2005-02-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Literature

  • A Twentieth-Century Literature Reader

    Texts and Debates, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suman Gupta, David Johnson

    This critical Reader is the essential companion to any course in twentieth-century literature. Drawing upon the work of a wide range of key writers and critics, the selected extracts provide: a literary-historical overview of the twentieth century insight into theoretical discussions around the…

    Paperback – 2005-01-19
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    Twentieth-Century Literature: Texts and Debates

  • John Milton's Paradise Lost

    A Routledge Study Guide and Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Kean

    John Milton's epic poem Paradise Lost (1667) is a literary landmark. His reworking of Biblical tales of the loss of Eden constitutes not only a gripping literary work, but a significant musing on fundamental human concerns ranging from freedom and fate to conscience and consciousness. Designed for…

    Paperback – 2004-12-09
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    Routledge Guides to Literature

  • Charlotte Perkins Gilman's The Yellow Wall-Paper

    A Sourcebook and Critical Edition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine J. Golden

    In 1892, Charlotte Perkins Gilman published her landmark work, The Yellow Wall-Paper, generating spirited debates in literary and political circles on both sides of the Atlantic. Today this story of a young wife and mother succumbing to madness is hailed both as a feminist classic and a key text in…

    Paperback – 2004-08-26
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    Routledge Guides to Literature

  • Charles Dickens's Bleak House

    A Routledge Study Guide and Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janice M. Allan

    With its sustained social criticism and complex construction, Charles Dickens's Bleak House (1853) is considered by many critics to be Dickens's most remarkable novel. Janice Allan: introduces the contextual issues that most directly influenced Dickens's writing and reprints relevant source…

    Paperback – 2004-05-20
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    Routledge Guides to Literature

  • Kate Chopin's The Awakening

    A Routledge Study Guide and Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janet Beer, Elizabeth Nolan

    Damned upon publication for engaging with the taboo issues of female sexuality and infidelity, Kate Chopin's The Awakening (1899) is now hailed as a key early feminist text and an important work of American literature.This sourcebook combines accessible commentary with reprinted documents to…

    Paperback – 2004-05-20
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    Routledge Guides to Literature

  • William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice

    A Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by S.P. Cerasano

    With Shylock's pound of flesh and Portia's golden ring,The Merchant of Venice is one of Shakespeare's most controversial, disturbing and unforgettable plays.Combining accessible commentary with a range of reprinted materials, S. P. Cerasano:*explores the contexts of the play, including early modern…

    Paperback – 2003-12-18
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    Routledge Guides to Literature

  • Charles Dickens's David Copperfield

    A Routledge Study Guide and Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard J. Dunn

    This guidebook offers the ideal introduction to one of the most enduringly popular works of the nineteenth century. Richard J. Dunn first places David Copperfield in its social, biographical and literary contexts, touching upon such fascinating issues as autobiography and Victorian social…

    Paperback – 2003-12-18
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    Routledge Guides to Literature

  • The Poems of W.B. Yeats

    A Routledge Study Guide and Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael O'Neill

    Deeply involved with Irish culture and history, W. B. Yeats (1865-1939) is one of the greatest poets writing in the last two centuries. This sourcebook provides essential help for readers who wish to learn more about his powerful, haunting poems. Considering Yeats's early, dreamily evocative poems…

    Paperback – 2003-12-11
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    Routledge Guides to Literature

  • Glossalalia

    An Alphabet of Critical Keywords, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julian Wolfreys

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2003-11-20
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