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  1. Nature, Environment and Poetry

    Ecocriticism and the poetics of Seamus Heaney and Ted Hughes

    By Susanna Lidström

    Series: Routledge Environmental Humanities

    The environmental challenges facing humanity in the twenty-first century are not only acute and grave, they are also unprecedented in kind, complexity and scope. Nonetheless, or therefore, the political response to problems such as climate change, biodiversity loss and widespread pollution...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Poetry and Criticism before Plato (Routledge Revivals)

    By Rosemary Harriott

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Aristotle is justly famed as the founder of literary criticism, but he was not its inventor: his approach was shaped, not only by the ideas newly current in the fourth century, but also by the literature, critical attitudes and language which he inherited. It is this inheritance which concerns the...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Latin Explorations (Routledge Revivals)

    Critical Studies in Roman Literature

    By Kenneth Quinn

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Latin Explorations, first published in 1963, offers a fresh approach to Roman poetry from Catullus to Ovid. Traditionally, the period is divided for specialist studies – Lyric, Epic and Elegy. In each of them, techniques of interpretation prevail, isolated from contemporary ideas about poetry and...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Archetypes

    By Elémire Zolla

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Man is dominated by his archetypes; they mould not only his history but his dreams. But how are we to define and evaluate them? Is it perhaps possible for us to relate more creatively to them? Originally published in 1981, these are some of the questions raised by this title. To answer them the...

    Published June 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Herbert Read

    A Memorial Symposium

    Edited by Robin Skelton

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Herbert Read and Selected Works

    As a poet and critic of art and literature, and as a social and political philosopher, Sir Herbert Read exerted an important influence on the culture of his time. Not only did he assist and inspire many writers and artists, but through his work for the idea of ‘education through art’, he greatly...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Leigh Hunt

    Life, Poetics, Politics

    Edited by Nicholas Roe

    Series: Routledge Studies in Romanticism

    Recent critical and scholarly interest in John Keats has encouraged a resurgence of interest in his friend and mentor, the poet and journalist Leigh Hunt. This timely collection of essays by leading British and North America romanticists explores Hunt's life, writings and cultural significance over...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Keats's Boyish Imagination

    By Richard Marggraf Turley

    Series: Routledge Studies in Romanticism

    For many readers, John Keats's achievement is to have attainted a supreme poetic maturity at so young an age. Canonical poems of resignation and acceptance such as 'To Autumn' are traditionally seen as examples par excellence of this maturity. In this highly innovative study, however, Marggraf...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Continuities (Routledge Revivals)

    By Sir Frank Kermode

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Continuities, first published in 1968, is a collection of reviews by Frank Kermode that appeared from 1962 to 1967. Kermode discusses a variety of novelists, poets, and critics, including T. S. Eliot, Northrop Frye, Wallace Stevens, Edmund Wilson, and Wallace Stevens. History and politics are two...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Victorian Poet (Routledge Revivals)

    Poetics and Persona

    Edited by Joseph Bristow

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The practice of poetry in the Victorian period was characterised by an extreme diversity of styles, preoccupations and subject-matter. This anthology attempts to draw out some of the main focuses of interest in the Victorian poet. No Victorian poet produced an overall theory of poetry, yet all...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Shelley (Routledge Revivals)

    The Man and the Poet

    By A. Clutton-Brock

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1909, with a second edition in 1923, this concise and easily accessible overview of Shelley’s life and work presents the poet not as popular legend would have it, but in a more objective light. A.Clutton-Brock notes his forthright and imperious attitude to life – a life in which...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge