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  1. Graham Greene

    An Approach to the Novels

    By Robert Hoskins

    This study reveals Greene in a dual role as author, one who projects literary experience into his view of life and subsequently projects both his experience and its "literary" interpretation into his fiction; and it defines two phases of Greenes novels through the changing relationship between...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Thomas Nashe (Routledge Revivals)

    Selected Works

    By Stanley Wells

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1964, is devoted to Thomas Nashe. Shakespeare’s plays have many apparent echoes of his matter and style; he was one of the most adventurous and successful of those who tried to explore the possibilities of the language and to embellish it was an eloquence both learned...

    Published February 12th 2015 by Routledge

  3. I A Richards & His Critics V10

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Narrative Gravity

    Conversation, Cognition, Culture

    By Rukmini Bhaya Nair

    In this elegantly written and theoretically sophisticated work, Rukmini Bhaya Nair asks why human beings across the world are such compulsive and inventive storytellers. Extending current research in cognitive science and narratology, she argues that we seem to have a genetic drive to fabricate as...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. John Skelton

    The Critical Heritage

    Edited by Anthony Edwards

    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 February 8th 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 February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Legend of Guy of Warwick

    By Velma Bourgeois Richmond

    Series: Garland Studies in Medieval Literature

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Critical Reception of Charles Dickens, 1833-1841 (Routledge Revivals)

    By Kathryn Chittick

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This bibliography, first published in 1989, brings together a number of reviews of the early Dickens which appeared in contemporary magazines, newspapers, and quarterlies during the eight years between 1833 and 1841. The chronological arrangement of reviews, both of Dickens and others, forms the...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Mabinogi (Routledge Revivals)

    A Book of Essays

    By C. W. Sullivan III

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The purpose of this collection, which was first published in 1996, is to provide both an overview of the major critical approaches to the Four Branches of the Mabinogi and a selection of the best essays dealing with them. The essays examine the origins of the Mabinogion, comparative analyses, and...

    Published January 4th 2015 by Routledge