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Studies in Major Literary Authors

Studies in Major Literary Authors features outstanding scholarship on celebrated and neglected authors of both canonical and lesser-known texts.

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  1. Progress & Identity in the Plays of W.B. Yeats, 1892-1907

    By Barbara A. Suess

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Ready to Trample on All Human Law

    Finance Capitalism in the Fiction of Charles Dickens

    By Paul A. Jarvie

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    This book explores the relationship between Dickens’s novels and the financial system. Elements of Dickens’s work form a critique of financial capitalism. This critique is rooted in the difference between use-value and exchange-value, and in the difference between productive circulations and mere...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Patriarchy and Its Discontents

    Sexual Politics in Selected Novels and Stories of Thomas Hardy

    By Joanna Devereux

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Henry Miller and Religion

    By Thomas Nesbit

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    This study argues that this previously banned author devoted his entire life to articulating a religion of self-liberation in his autobiographical books, examining his life and work within the context of fringe religious movements that were linked with the avant-garde in New York City and Paris at...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Joycean Frames

    Film and the Fiction of James Joyce

    By Thomas Burkdall

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    Employing concepts from film theory, this much-needed study explores in-depth the "cinematic" quality of James Joyce's fiction from Dubliners to Finnegan's Wake....

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Artistry and Tradition of Tennyson's Battle Poetry

    By Timothy J. Lovelace

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Unnoticed in the Casual Light of Day

    Phillip Larkin and the Plain Style

    By Tijana Stojkovic

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    Larkin's poems are often regarded as falling somewhere between the traditional 'plain' and the more contemporary 'postmodern' categories. This study undertakes a comprehensive linguistic and historical study of the plain style tradition in poetry, its relationship with so-called 'difficult' poetry,...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Sex Theories and the Shaping of Two Moderns

    Hemingway and H.D.

    By Deirdre Anne McVicker Pettipiece

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    This book examines the impact of scientific and sexologic theories on the creation of character in the prose of two moderns, Hemingway and H.D....

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 'All the World's a Stage'

    Dramatic Sensibility in Mary Shelley's Novels

    By Charlene Bunnell

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    This book examines the often tragic and nearly always disabling metaphor of thetheatrum mundi, world-as-stage, as it plays itself out in the characters of Mary Shelley's novels....

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Reading and Mapping Hardy's Roads

    By Scott Rode

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    This book examines Thomas Hardy's representations of the road and the ways the archaeological and historical record of roads inform his work. Through an analysis of the uneven and often competing road signs found within three of his major novels - The Return of the Native, Tess of the...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

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