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  • Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin

    A Routledge Study Guide and Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Debra J. Rosenthal

    First published in book form in 1852, Uncle Tom's Cabin quickly became a bestseller, recognised as a powerful contribution to anti-slavery debates. After more than 150 years, it remains one of the most widely discussed works of American literature. Debra Rosenthal: *examines the life and career of…

    Paperback – 2003-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Literature

  • Herman Melville's Moby-Dick

    A Routledge Study Guide and Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J. Davey

    No book is more central to the study of nineteenth-century American literature than Herman Melville's Moby-Dick; or The Whale. First published it 1851, it still speaks powerfully to readers today. Combining reprinted documents with clear introductions for student readers, this volume examines the…

    Paperback – 2003-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Literature

  • Henrik Ibsen's Hedda Gabler

    A Routledge Study Guide and Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Innes

    Since Hedda Gabler exploded on to European and American stages in the 1890s, the play and its title character have troubled and transfixed audiences, performers and critics the world over. In this sourcebook, Christopher Innes balances essential reprinted texts with clear, incisive commentary to:*…

    Paperback – 2003-07-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Literature

  • The Poems of John Keats

    A Routledge Study Guide and Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Strachan

    This sourcebook offers the ideal introduction to the work of John Keats, a central figure in English Romanticism and one of the most popular poets in the literary canon.The sourcebook is arranged in four sections: Contexts, Interpretations, Key Poems and Further Reading. Each combines clear…

    Paperback – 2003-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Literature

  • William Shakespeare's King Lear

    A Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Grace Ioppolo

    This sourcebook clearly introduces the many critical issues surrounding this complex and haunting play. Ioppolo examines sources, from Holinshed to Spencer, and in the Interpretations section looks at critical readings and notable performances of the play. These range from early critical responses…

    Paperback – 2003-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Literature

  • The Medusa Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marjorie Garber, Nancy J. Vickers

    Ranging from classical times to pop culture, this collection will appeal to art historians, feminists, classicists, cultural critics, and anyone interested in mythology.…

    Paperback – 2003-02-24
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare's History Plays

    1st Edition

    By Robert Watt

    Shakespeare's history plays are central to his dramatic achievement. In recent years they have become more widely studied than ever, stimulating intensely contested interpretations, due to their relevance to central contemporary issues such as English, national identities and gender roles.…

    Paperback – 2003-01-10
    Routledge
    Longman Critical Readers

  • William Shakespeare's Othello

    A Routledge Study Guide and Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Hadfield

    William Shakespeare's Othello (1601-2) has delighted and disturbed theatre audiences for the past four centuries, and remains one of the most frequently performed and widely studied of his plays. This volume is a broad-ranging guide to Othello, providing an introduction to:*the contexts of the play…

    Paperback – 2002-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Literature

  • The Brontes

    1st Edition

    By Patricia Ingham

    The novels of Charlotte and Emily Bronte have become canonical texts for the application of twentieth century literary and cultural theory. Along with the work of their sister, Anne, their texts are regarded as a sources of diversity in themselves, full of conflictual material which different…

    Paperback – 2002-10-03
    Routledge
    Longman Critical Readers

  • Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

    A Routledge Study Guide and Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Timothy Morton

    Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is one of the most widely studied works of English literature, and Frankenstein's creature is a key figure in the popular imagination. This sourcebook examines Mary Shelley's novel within its literary and cultural contexts, bringing together material on: *the contexts…

    Paperback – 2002-07-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Literature

  • E.M. Forster's A Passage to India

    A Routledge Study Guide and Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Childs

    E. M. Forster's most challenging work, A Passage to India has since 1924 provoked debate on topics from imperialism to modernism to ethnicity, sexuality and symbolism. This sourcebook introduces not only the novel but the key issues which surround it. This sourcebook offers: * a contextual and…

    Paperback – 2002-06-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Literature

  • Mary Wollstonecraft's A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

    A Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adriana Craciun

    Mary Wollstonecraft's A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792) is the founding text of modern feminism. In this sourcebook, Adriana Craciun provides the ideal starting point for students new to Wollstonecraft's revolutionary work, providing carefully focused introductory materials combined with…

    Paperback – 2002-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Literature

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