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  • The Narrative Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin McQuillan

    The Narrative Reader aims to provide a comprehensive survey of narrative theories ranging from Plato to Post-Structuralism. The selection of texts is bold and broad, demonstrating the extent to which narrative permeates the entire field of literature and culture. It shows the ways in which…

    Paperback – 2000-10-19

  • The Essential Ilan Stavans

    1st Edition

    By Ilan Stavans

    Here, Ilan Stavans, one of the foremost Latino scholars, collects his best essays into one volume. As a Mexican Jew whose native languages are Yiddish and Spanish, Stavans writes in English to limn the tensions, contradictions, and possibilities within the compex notion of a multi-cultural…

    Paperback – 2000-09-15

  • Arthurian Women

    A Casebook, 1st Edition

    By Thelma S. Fenster, Norris J. Lacy

    Featuring three original and 14 classic essays, this volume examines literary representations of women in Arthuriana and how women artists have viewed them. The essays discuss the female characters in Arthurian legend, medieval and modern readers of the legend, modern critics and the modern women…

    Paperback – 2000-08-29
    Arthurian Characters and Themes

  • Medieval Warfare

    A Bibliographical Guide, 1st Edition

    By Everett U. Crosby

    Hono sapiens, homo pugnans, and so it has been since the beginning of recorded history. In the Middle Ages, especially, armed conflict and the military life were so much a part of the political and cultural development that a general account of this period is, in large measure, a description of…

    Hardback – 2000-08-14

  • The Green Studies Reader

    From Romanticism to Ecocriticism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laurence Coupe

    Green Studies is a booming area for study and The Green Studies Reader is a fantastically comprehensive selection of critical texts which address the connection between ecology, culture, and literature. It offers a complete guide to the growing area of 'ecocriticism' and a wealth of material on…

    Paperback – 2000-08-03

  • Shakespeare's Sonnets

    Critical Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Schiffer

    Shakespeare's Sonnets: Critical Essays is the essential Sonnets anthology for our time. This important collection focuses exclusively on contemporary criticism of the Sonnets, reprinting three highly influential essays from the past decade and including sixteen original analyses by leading scholars…

    Paperback – 2000-07-24
    Shakespeare Criticism

  • The Beowulf Reader

    Basic Readings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Baker

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2000-04-27
    Basic Readings in Anglo-Saxon England

  • Nineteenth-Century Writings on Homosexuality

    A Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris White

    Nineteenth-Century Writings on Homosexuality is a comprehensive collection which provides, for the first time in one volume, many texts unavailable outside specialised academic libraries. Chris White has brought together a wide range of primary source material, including prose, poetry, fiction,…

    Paperback – 1999-03-04

  • Now Read On

    A Course in Multicultural Reading, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malachi Edwin Vethamani, John McRae

    Now Read On brings together literatures in English from around the world, combining an excellent choice of texts with sound methodological guidance.It contains approximately eighty texts and extracts from countries andcontinents including:*Africa*Australia*Great Britain*India*Malaysia*New Zealand*…

    Paperback – 1999-02-11

  • Shakespeare

    The Last Plays, 1st Edition

    By Kiernan Ryan

    This is the first collection of criticism on Shakespeare's romances to register the impact of modern literary theory on interpretations of these plays. Kiernan Ryan brings together the most important recent essays on Pericles, Cymbeline, The Winter's Tale and The Tempest, the greatest of the `last…

    Paperback – 1999-01-18
    Longman Critical Readers

  • Selected Essays of Wilson Harris

    1st Edition

    Edited by A.J.M. Bundy

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1999-01-14

  • The Arthurian Name Dictionary

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher W. Bruce

    This text presents a comprehensive dictionary of characters, places, objects and themes found in the legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. Information is drawn from significant Arthurian sources between Gildas's "De Excidio Britanniae" (c.540) and Tennyson's 19th-century "…

    Hardback – 1998-12-01
    Garland Reference Library of the Humanities

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