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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. T.S. Eliot's Civilized Savage

    Religious Eroticism and Poetics

    By Laurie MacDiarmid

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    T. S. Eliot's Civilized Savage revisits this poet's drafts and canonical poetry in a sometimes dismissive critical arena . While contemporary readers emphasize Eliot's charged personal life, his anti-Semitism, his political conservatism, and his misogyny, Laurie MacDiarmid argues that although...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Machine that Sings

    Modernism, Hart Crane and the Culture of the Body

    By Gordon A. Tapper

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    Examining how Crane's corporeal aesthetic informs poems written across the span of his career, The Machine That Sings focuses on four texts in which Crane's preoccupation with the body reaches its apoge. Tapper treats Voyages, The Wine Merchant, and Possessions as a triptych of erotic poems in...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Thoughts Painfully Intense

    Hawthorne and the Invalid Author

    By James Mancall

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 16th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Melville's Monumental Imagination

    By Ian S. Maloney

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    Melville's Monumental Imagination explores the connection between the contested 19th century American monument tradition and one of the nation's most revered authors, Herman Melville (1819-1891). The book was written to fill a void in recent Melville scholarship. To date, there has not been a...

    Published January 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. No Image There and the Gaze Remains

    The Visual in the Work of Jorie Graham

    By Catherine Karaguezian

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Lost City

    Fitzgerald's New York

    By Lauraleigh O'Meara

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Worlding Forster

    The Passage from Pastoral

    By Stuart Christie

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 25th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Whitman's Ecstatic Union

    Conversion and Ideology in Leaves of Grass

    By Michael Sowder

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    Whitman's Ecstatic Union rereads the first three editions of Leaves of Grass within the context of a nineteenth-century antebellum evangelical culture of conversion. Though Whitman intended to write a new American Bible and "inaugurate a religion," contemporary scholarship has often ignored the...

    Published October 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  9. Joyce and the Perverse Ideal

    By David Cotter

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

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

    Published October 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. A New Matrix for Modernism

    A Study of the Lives and Poetry of Charlotte Mew & Anna Wickham

    By Nelljean Rice

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

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

    Published September 3rd 2013 by Routledge