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  1. Abigail Adams

    A Writing Life

    By Edith B. Gelles

    In this book, Edith B. Gelles asserts that Abigail Adams' vivid, insightful letters are "the best account that exists from the pre to the post-Revolutionary period in America of a woman's life and world." Adams' spontaneous, witty letters serve dual purposes for the modern reader: it provides an...

    Published February 7th 2002 by Routledge

  2. Science Fiction Before 1900

    Imagination Discovers Technology

    By Paul K. Alkon

    Series: Genres in Context

    Paul Alkon analyzes several key works that mark the most significant phases in the early evolution of science fiction, including Frankenstein, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, A Connecticut Yankee in King arthur's Court and The Time Machine. He places the work in context and discusses the...

    Published January 1st 2002 by Routledge

  3. Fantasy

    The Liberation of Imagination

    By Richard Mathews

    Series: Genres in Context

    Using a broad definition of fantasy to include myth, folklore, legend and fairy tale, this survey of the genre will entice as well as inform any student interested in the mysterious, mystical or magical. Beloved authors like J. R. R. Tolkien, Ursula K. Le Guin, William Morris and Robert E. Howard...

    Published January 1st 2002 by Routledge

  4. Biography

    Writing Lives

    By Catherine N. Parke

    Series: Genres in Context

    Catherine Parke explores biography through detailed examinations of Samuel Johnson, Virginia Woolf, Langston Hughes, Gertrude Stein and other masters of the genre....

    Published January 1st 2002 by Routledge

  5. The Short Story

    The Reality of Artifice

    By Charles May

    Series: Genres in Context

    The short story is one of the most difficult types of prose to write and one of the most pleasurable to read. From Boccaccio's Decameron to The Collected Stories of Reynolds Price, Charles May gives us an understanding of the history and structure of this demanding form of fiction. Beginning with...

    Published January 1st 2002 by Routledge

  6. The Earthly Paradise by William Morris

    By William Morris

    Edited by Florence Boos

    Series: Worlds of English

    This annotated critical edition is the first attempt to make Morris's 42,000-word verse sequence accessible to a modern audience....

    Published December 25th 2001 by Routledge

  7. The Sea Voyage Narrative

    By Robert Foulke

    Series: Genres in Context

    From The Odyssey to Moby Dick to The Old Man and the Sea, the long tradition of sea voyage narratives is comprehensively explained here supported by discussions of key texts....

    Published December 20th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Guillaume de Mauchaut

    La Prise d'Alixandre

    Edited by R. Barton Palmer

    Series: Garland Library of Medieval Literature

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

    Published December 13th 2001 by Routledge

  9. English Lyric Poetry

    The Early Seventeenth Century

    By Jonathan Post

    English Lyric Poetry is a comprehensive reassessment of lyric poetry of the early seventeenth century. The study is directed at both beginning and more advanced students of literature, and responds to more specialised scholarly inquiries pursued of late in relation to specific poets. This extremely...

    Published December 5th 2001 by Routledge

  10. William Wordsworth

    The Critical Heritage, Volume I 1793-1820

    Edited by Robert Woof

    Series: Critical Heritage I

    The Critical Heritage series collects together a large body of criticism on major figures in literature. Each volume presents the contemporary responses to a particular writer, enabling the student to follow the formation of critical attitudes to the writer's work and its place within a literary...

    Published November 21st 2001 by Routledge