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  1. British Poets and Secret Societies (Routledge Revivals)

    By Marie Mulvey-Roberts

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    A surprisingly large number of English poets have either belonged to a secret society, or been strongly influenced by its tenets. One of the best known examples is Christopher Smart’s membership of the Freemasons, and the resulting influence of Masonic doctrines on A Song to David. However, many...

    Published April 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Spectrum of Decadence (Routledge Revivals)

    The Literature of the 1890s

    By Murray Pittock

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The 1890s, the Naughty Nineties, was an exciting and flamboyant time in British life and literature. First published in 1993, this title traces the genesis of the literary culture of the 1890s through some of the popular novels and literary texts of the period. By examining works by such writers as...

    Published April 16th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Encyclopedia of Contemporary Russian Culture

    Edited by Tatiana Smorodinskaya, Karen Evans-Romaine, Helena Goscilo

    Series: Encyclopedias of Contemporary Culture

    This encyclopedia examines Russian culture from 1953, Stalin's death, to the present day. Both ‘Russian’ and ‘Culture’ are defined broadly. Given the diversity of the Federation in its ethnic composition and regional characteristics, questions of national, regional, and ethnic...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Slavery and Augustan Literature

    Swift, Pope and Gay

    By Dr J Richardson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature

    Slavery and Augustan Literature investigates slavery in the work of Jonathan Swift, Alexander Pope and John Gay. These three writers were connected with a Tory ministry, which attempted to increase substantially the English share of the international slave trade. They all wrote in support of the...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Companion to 'Our Mutual Friend' (Routledge Revivals)

    By Michael Cotsell

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Our Mutual Friend, Dickens’s last completed novel, has been praised as a profound and troubled masterpiece, yet it has received far less scholarly attention than his other major works. First published in 1986, this title presents a comprehensive treatment of the novel. It explores every...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Forgetting in Early Modern English Literature and Culture

    Lethe's Legacy

    Edited by Christopher Ivic, Grant Williams

    Series: Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

    This collection of essays historicizes and theorizes forgetting in English Renaissance literary texts and their cultural contexts. Its essays open up an area of study overlooked by contemporary Renaissance scholarship, which is too often swayed by a critical paradigm devoted to the "art of memory."...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. John Webster

    The Critical Heritage

    Edited by Don D. Moore

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

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Private and Fictional Words (Routledge Revivals)

    Canadian Women Novelists of the 1970s and 1980s

    By Coral Ann Howells

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1987, this is an introductory study of the most widely read Canadian women novelists of the 1970s and 1980s. At its centre lies the question of how the search for a distinctive cultural identity relates to the need for a national cultural identity in the post-colonial era. Coral...

    Published April 7th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Discourse and Ideology in Nabokov's Prose

    Edited by David H. J. Larmour

    Series: Routledge Harwood Studies in Russian and European Literature

    The prose writings of Vladimir Nabokov form one of the most intriguing oeuvres of the twentieth century. His novels, which include Despair, Lolita and Pale Fire, have been celebrated for their stylistic artistry, their formal complexity, and their unique treatment of themes of memory, exile, loss,...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Between Anthropology and Literature

    Edited by Rose De Angelis

    This collection suggests that the disciplines of literature and anthropology are not static entities but instead fluid sites of shifting cultural currents and academic interests. The essays conclude that the origins, sources, and intersections of the two disciplines are constantly being revised,...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge