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  1. Venus and Adonis

    Critical Essays

    By Philip C. Kolin

    This is the first collection of critical essays devoted exclusively to Shakespeare's first published work, his long narrative poem Venus and Adonis which established his reputation as the literary darling of London and the heir of Ovid. Particularly important is the book's coverage of the...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Narrating Africa

    George Henty and the Fiction of Empire

    By Mawuena Kossi Logan

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Postmodern Tales of Slavery in the Americas

    From Alejo Carpentier to Charles Johnson

    By Timothy J. Cox

    First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Marriage Fictions in Old French Secular Narratives, 1170-1250

    A Critical Re-evaluation of the Courtly Love Debate

    By Keith Nickolaus

    Nickolaus provides the readers with a concise critical discussion of the "courtly love" debate, broad historical and comparative analysis, and a model that explains, at the level of plot, rhetoric, and ideology, the proper place of amorous motifs in the context of prevailing Christian doctrines and...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Graham Greene

    An Approach to the Novels

    By Robert Hoskins

    This study reveals Greene in a dual role as author, one who projects literary experience into his view of life and subsequently projects both his experience and its "literary" interpretation into his fiction; and it defines two phases of Greenes novels through the changing relationship between...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Beth Henley

    A Casebook

    Edited by Julia A. Fesmire

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

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Antebellum American Women Writers and the Road

    American Mobilities

    By Susan L. Roberson

    A study of American women’s narratives of mobility and travel, this book examines how geographic movement opened up other movements or mobilities for antebellum women at a time of great national expansion. Concerned with issues of personal and national identity, the study demonstrates how women not...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Tales of Bluebeard and His Wives from Late Antiquity to Postmodern Times

    By Shuli Barzilai

    This project provides an in-depth study of narratives about Bluebeard and his wives, or narratives with identifiable Bluebeard motifs, and the intertextual and extratextual personal, political, literary, and sociocultural factors that have made the tale a particularly fertile ground for an author’s...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Cognitive Style and Perceptual Difference in Browning’s Poetry

    By Suzanne Bailey

    Current work on speech pragmatics and visual thinking calls for a radical reassessment of the problem of obscurity or difficulty in Robert Browning’s work. In this innovative study, Bailey reinterprets Browning's life and work in the context of contemporary theories of language and attention,...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Reading Fabliaux

    By Norris J. Lacy

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge