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New and Published Books

  1. National Poetry, Empires and War

    By David Aberbach

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Nationalism has given the world a genre of poetry bright with ideals of justice, freedom and the brotherhood of man, but also, at times, burning with humiliation and grievance, hatred and lust for revenge, driving human kind, as the Austrian poet Grillparzer put it, ‘From humanity via nationality...

    Published December 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Romantic Ecology (Routledge Revivals)

    Wordsworth and the Environmental Tradition

    By Jonathan Bate

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1991, Romantic Ecology reassesses the poetry of William Wordsworth in the context of the abiding pastoral tradition in English Literature. Jonathan Bate explores the politics of poetry and argues that contrary to critics who suggest that the Wordsworth was a reactionary who...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

    The Critical Heritage Volume 2 1834-1900

    Edited by J.R. de J. Jackson

    The Critical Heritage gathers together a large body of critical sources on major figures in literature. Each volume presents contemporary responses to a writer's work, enabling student and researcher to read the material themselves....

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Spenser Encyclopedia

    Edited by A.C. Hamilton

    'This masterly work ought to be The Elizabethan Encyclopedia, and no less.' - Cahiers ElizabethainsEdmund Spenser remains one of Britain's most famous poets. With nearly 700 entries this Encyclopedia provides a comprehensive one-stop reference tool for:* appreciating Spenser's poetry in the context...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Museum Mediations

    Reframing Ekphrasis in Contemporary American Poetry

    By Barbara K. Fisher

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    This interdisciplinary study participates in the ongoing critical conversation about postwar American poetry and visual culture, while advancing that field into the arena of the museum. Turning to contemporary poems about the visual arts that foreground and interrogate a museum setting, the book...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Transcultural Poetics and the Concept of the Poet

    From Philip Sidney to T.S. Eliot

    By Ranjan Ghosh

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Critiquing the politics and dynamics of the transcultural poetics of reading literature, this book demonstrates an ambitious understanding of the concept of the poet across a wide range of traditions – Anglo-American, German, French, Arabic, Chinese, Sanskrit, Bengali, Urdu – and philosophies of...

    Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Society and Literature 1945-1970 (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Alan Sinfield

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1983, this book focuses on the twentieth-century writer as both a product, and an interpreter, of his or her society. It explores the social basis of our conceptions of literature and the ways in which writing is affected by the media, institutional and technical, through which...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Living Milton (Routledge Revivals)

    Essays by Various Hands

    By Sir Frank Kermode

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Various aspects of Milton are explored in this collection of essays by scholars whose reputations were, at the time of publication in 1960, perhaps largely based on their writings on more modern subjects. This had the advantage of demonstrating that Milton as a poet is "alive" and that other...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Reading the Renaissance (Routledge Revivals)

    Culture, Poetics, and Drama

    Edited by Jonathan Hart

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Reading the Renaissance, first published in 1996, is a collection of essays discussing the literature, drama, poetics and culture of the Renaissance period. The Renaissance, which extends from about 1300 to 1700 depending on the country, was originally a rebirth of the arts but has also come to...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Ezra Pound and the Appropriation of Chinese Poetry

    Cathay, Translation, and Imagism

    By Ming Xie

    Series: Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies

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

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Leigh Hunt: Life, Poetics, Politics
    Edited by Nicholas Roe
    To Be Published January 5th 2015
  2. Sidney: The Critical Heritage
    Edited by Dr Martin Garrett, Martin Garrett
    To Be Published January 5th 2015
  3. Fighting Songs and Warring Words: Popular Lyrics of Two World Wars
    By Brian Murdoch
    To Be Published January 5th 2015
  4. Keats's Boyish Imagination
    By Richard Marggraf Turley
    To Be Published January 5th 2015
  5. Continuities (Routledge Revivals)
    By Sir Frank Kermode
    To Be Published January 8th 2015

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