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  1. Spectrum of Decadence (Routledge Revivals)

    The Literature of the 1890s

    By Murray Pittock

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The 1890s, the Naughty Nineties, was an exciting and flamboyant time in British life and literature. First published in 1993, this title traces the genesis of the literary culture of the 1890s through some of the popular novels and literary texts of the period. By examining works by such writers as...

    Published April 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Comparative Rhetoric

    The Art of Traversing Rhetorical Times, Places, and Spaces

    Edited by LuMing Mao

    Series: Rhetoric Society Quarterly

    Rhetoric and Communication scholars have recently made notable advances in discovering and/or recovering rhetorical practices of various under-represented and under-recognized cultures. Building on this growing body of scholarship, this book initiates a new line of interdisciplinary inquiry. By...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Hidden Designs (Routledge Revivals)

    The Critical Profession and Renaissance Literature

    By Jonathan Crewe

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This 1986 study offers a challenging contribution to the on-going critical debate surrounding the English literary Renaissance. Although informed by the ‘new historicism’ and post-structuralism, Hidden Designs makes a plea for criticism to be practiced in its own name rather than in the name of...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Resisting Novels (Routledge Revivals)

    Ideology and Fiction

    By Lennard J. Davis

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    "By making friends with signs", Lennard Davis argues, "we are weakening the bond that anchors us to the social world, the world of action, and binding ourselves to the ideological." For the reader, this power of the novel needs to be resisted. But there is a double resistance at work: the novel is...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Genre (Routledge Revivals)

    By Heather Dubrow

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This study, first published in 1982, explores and demonstrates the ways in which an awareness of literary genre can illuminate works as diverse as Milton’s ‘Lycidas’ and Berryman’s Sonnets. The first book to offer a historical survey of genre theory, it traces the history from the Greek...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Manipulation of Literature (Routledge Revivals)

    Studies in Literary Translation

    Edited by Theo Hermans

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1985, the essays in this edited collection offer a representative sample of the descriptive and systematic approach to the study of literary translation. The book is a reflection of the theoretical thinking and practical research carried out by an international group of scholars...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Structure of Modernist Poetry (Routledge Revivals)

    By Theo Hermans

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1982, this book provides a descriptive and comparative study of some of the fundamental structural aspects of modernist poetic writing in English, French and German in the first decades of the twentieth century. The work concerns itself primarily with basic structural elements...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Observing Self (Routledge Revivals)

    Rediscovering the Essay

    By Graham Good

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1988, this title is a study of the essay as a literary genre, not just in terms of its general intellectual and literary history, but as an exploration of the creative possibilities of the form. The rise of the essay is discussed in relation to the rise of the novel and the...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Telling Stories

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

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Harold Bloom (Routledge Revivals)

    Towards Historical Rhetorics

    By Peter De Bolla

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Since the 1960s, the literary critic Harold Bloom has been producing some of the most powerful criticism in the United States. This large body of work has, since the publication of The Anxiety of Influence in 1973, increasingly distanced itself from all critical vogues, be they psychoanalytic,...

    Published January 22nd 2014 by Routledge