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  1. The Bronte Sisters

    Selected Poems

    By Anne Bronte, Charlotte Bronte, Emily Jane Bronte

    Edited by Stevie Davies

    Series: Fyfield Books

    Although the Brontës have long fascinated readers of fiction and biography, their poetry was all too little known until this pioneering selection by Stevie Davies, the novelist and critic. Charlotte (1816-1855) is certainly a competent poet, and Anne (1820-1849) developed a distinctive voice,...

    Published April 12th 2002 by Routledge

  2. Selected Poems

    By Victor Hugo

    Series: Fyfield Books

    This generous, varied selection of poems by one of France's best-loved and most reviled poets is presented with facing originals, detailed notes, and a lively introduction to the author's life and work. Steven Monte presents more than eighty poems in translation and in the original French, taken...

    Published April 12th 2002 by Routledge

  3. D.H. Lawrence

    By Fiona Becket

    Series: Routledge Guides to Literature

    So many questions surround the key figures in the English literary canon, but most books focus on one aspect of an author's life or work, or limit themselves to a single critical approach. D. H. Lawrence is a comprehensive, user-friendly guide which: * offers basic information on Lawrence's,...

    Published April 4th 2002 by Routledge

  4. 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 8th 2002 by Routledge

  5. 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 2nd 2002 by Routledge

  6. 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 2nd 2002 by Routledge

  7. 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 2nd 2002 by Routledge

  8. 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 2nd 2002 by Routledge

  9. 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 26th 2001 by Routledge

  10. 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 21st 2001 by Routledge