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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. 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

  2. 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

  3. In the Shadows of Divine Perfection

    Derek Walcott's Omeros

    By Lance Callahan

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    In the Shadows of Divine Perfection provides an examination of Derek Walcott's Omeros 1990)- the St. Lucian poet's longest work, and the piece that secured his Nobel Laureate-that reveals the deep-seated bond between the root narratives of ancient Greece to the cultural products and practices of...

    Published October 15th 2003 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Naked Liberty and the World of Desire

    Elements of Anarchism in the Work of D.H. Lawrence

    By Simon Casey

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    In this new and original study, Simon Casey explores the long-neglected link between D. H. Lawrence and philosophical anarchism. Focusing on the writings of some of the major anarchists-with particular emphasis on Stirner, Godwin, Bakunin and Thoreau-this book argues that the conceptual parallels...

    Published February 27th 2003 by Routledge

  9. 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 November 14th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Word Sightings

    Visual Apparatus and Verbal Reality in Stevens, Bishop and O'Hara

    By Sarah B. Riggs

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

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

    Published August 8th 2002 by Routledge