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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. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Delicate Pursuit

    Discretion in Henry James and Edith Wharton

    By Jessica Levine

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

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

    Published September 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. A Singing Contest

    Conventions of Sound in the Poetry of Seamus Heaney

    By Meg Tyler

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

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

    Published August 21st 2013 by Routledge

  7. Social Dreaming

    Dickens and the Fairy Tale

    By Elaine Ostry

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

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

    Published August 21st 2013 by Routledge

  8. Editing Emily Dickinson

    The Production of an Author

    By Lena Christensen

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    Editing Emily Dickinson considers the processes through which Dickinson's work has been edited in the twentieth century and how such editorial processes contribute specifically to the production of Emily Dickinson as author. The posthumous editing of her handwritten manuscripts into the...

    Published July 26th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Politics of Humiliation in the Novels of J.M. Coetzee

    By Hania A.M. Nashef

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    In this volume, Nashef looks at J.M. Coetzee's concern with universal suffering and the inevitable humiliation of the human being as manifest in his novels. Though several theorists have referred to the theme of human degradation in Coetzee’s work, no detailed study has been made of this area of...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Gertrude Stein and the Making of an American Celebrity

    By Karen Leick

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    This book is a cultural history of Stein’s rise to fame and the function of literary celebrity in America from 1910 to 1935. By examining not the ways that Stein portrayed the popular in her work, but the ways the popular portrayed her, this study shows that there was an intimate relationship...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge