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  1. The Age of Justinian

    The Circumstances of Imperial Power

    By J. A. S. Evans

    Series: Roman Imperial Biographies

    The Age of Justinian examines the reign of the great emperor Justinian (527-565) and his wife Theodora, who advanced from the theatre to the throne. The origins of the irrevocable split between East and West, between the Byzantine and the Persian Empire are chronicled, which continue up to the...

    Published June 28th 2000 by Routledge

  2. Parody

    By Professor Simon Dentith

    Series: The New Critical Idiom

    Parody is part of all our lives. It occurs not only in literature, but also in everyday speech, in theatre and television, architecture and films. Drawing on examples from Aristophanes to The Simpsons, Simon Dentith explores:* the place of parody in the history of literature* parody as a...

    Published June 14th 2000 by Routledge

  3. The Poetics of Science Fiction

    By Peter Stockwell

    Series: Textual Explorations

    The Poetics of Science Fiction uniquely uses the science of linguistics to explore the literary universe of science fiction. Developing arguments about specific texts and movements throughout the twentieth-century, the book is a readable discussion of this most popular of genres. It also uses the...

    Published May 1st 2000 by Routledge

  4. Holocaust Fiction

    By Sue Vice

    Examining the controversies that have accompanied the publication of novels representing the Holocaust, this compelling book explores such literature to analyze their violently mixed receptions and what this says about the ethics and practice of millennial Holocaust literature. The novels examined,...

    Published April 5th 2000 by Routledge

  5. Shakespeare's Sonnets and Narrative Poems

    By A. D. Cousins

    Series: Longman Medieval and Renaissance Library

    Alongside Spenser, Sidney and the early Donne, Shakespeare is the major poet of the 16th century, largely because of the status of his remarkable sequence of sonnets. Professor Cousins' new book is the first comprehensive study of the Sonnets and narrative poems for over a decade. He focuses in...

    Published December 2nd 1999 by Routledge

  6. Marvell

    The Writer in Public Life

    By Annabel M. Patterson

    Series: Longman Medieval and Renaissance Library

    Marvell: The Writer in Public Life is substantially revised from Professor Patterson's well received 1978 study, including a new introduction and new chapter on Marvell and secret history. This important study provides an up to date perspective on a writer still thought of merely as the author of...

    Published October 17th 1999 by Routledge

  7. Chaucer's Dream Visions and Shorter Poems

    Edited by William A. Quinn

    Series: Basic Readings in Chaucer and His Time

    Published September 30th 1999 by Routledge

  8. Pastoral

    By Terry Gifford

    Series: The New Critical Idiom

    Pastoral is a succinct and up-to-date introductory text to the history, major writers and critical issues of this genre. Terry Gifford clarifies the different uses of pastoral covering: * the history of the genre from its classical origins to Elizabethan drama, through eighteenth-century pastoral...

    Published August 4th 1999 by Routledge

  9. Leonardo da Vinci

    A Memory of His Childhood

    By Sigmund Freud

    A reconstruction of Leonardo's emotional life from his earliest years, it represents Freud's first sustained venture into biography from a psychoanalytic perspective, and also his effort to trace one route that homosexual development can take....

    Published June 23rd 1999 by Routledge

  10. Postmodernity, Ethics and the Novel

    From Leavis to Levinas

    By Andrew Gibson

    In Postmodernity, Ethics and the Novel Andrew Gibson sets out to demonstrate that postmodern theory has actually made possible an ethical discourse around fiction. Each chapter elaborates and discusses a particular aspect of Levinas' thought and raises questions for that thought and its bearing on...

    Published June 16th 1999 by Routledge