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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. James Merrill

    Knowing Innocence

    By Reena Sastri

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    James Merrill: Knowing Innocence reevaluates the achievement of this important poet by showing how he takes up an old paradigm – innocence – and reinvents it in response to new historical, scientific, and cultural developments including the bomb, contemporary cosmology, and the question of agency....

    Published July 12th 2007 by Routledge

  2. 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 June 6th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Somewhat on the Community System

    Representations of Fourierism in the Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne

    By Andrew Loman

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

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

    Published August 29th 2005 by Routledge

  4. 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 June 28th 2005 by Routledge

  5. William Dean Howells and the Ends of Realism

    By Paul Abeln

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    Despite efforts at revival by John Updike and others, William Dean Howells still remains in the shadows of his close friends Mark Twain and Henry James. This book works against decades of unfavorable comparisons with these literary giants. William Dean Howells and the Ends of Realism helps us to...

    Published January 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  6. Elizabeth Stoddard & the Boundaries of Bourgeois Culture

    By Lynn Mahoney

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

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

    Published November 30th 2003 by Routledge

  7. George Orwell, Doubleness, and the Value of Decency

    By Anthony Stewart

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

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

    Published July 28th 2003 by Routledge

  8. This Composite Voice

    The Role of W.B. Yeats in James Merrill's Poetry

    By Mark A. Bauer

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

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

    Published July 14th 2003 by Routledge

  9. 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 July 2nd 2003 by Routledge

  10. 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 June 2nd 2003 by Routledge