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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 221 new and published books in the subject of Literary History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. William Blake and the Digital Humanities

    Collaboration, Participation, and Social Media

    By Roger Whitson, Jason Whittaker

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    William Blake’s work demonstrates two tendencies that are central to social media: collaboration and participation. Not only does Blake cite and adapt the work of earlier authors and visual artists, but contemporary authors, musicians, and filmmakers feel compelled to use Blake in their own...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Djuna Barnes, T. S. Eliot and the Gender Dynamics of Modernism

    Tracing Nightwood

    By Monika Lee

    This study looks at the origins of the modernist movement, linking gender, modernism and the literary, before considering the bearing these discourses had on Djuna Barnes's writing. The main contribution of this innovative and scholarly work is the exploration of the editorial changes that T. S....

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Shifting Focus

    Strangers and Strangeness in Literature and Education

    Edited by Peter Roberts

    Series: Educational Philosophy and Theory

    There is a long history of interest in ‘strangers’ and ‘strangeness’ in the West. Literature lends itself particularly well to an exploration of the strange in its richly varied forms, having often contained portraits of outsiders. These portraits depict people who are strange in their unusual...

    Published February 24th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Queer Victorian Families

    Curious Relations in Literature

    Edited by Duc Dau, Shale Preston

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

    The Victorians elevated the home and heteronormative family life to an almost secular religion. Yet alongside the middle-class domestic ideal were other families, many of which existed in the literature of the time. Queer Victorian Families: Curious Relations in Literature is chiefly concerned with...

    Published February 18th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 13th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Textual Scholarship

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    Published January 12th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 5th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Romantic Education in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

    National and Transatlantic Contexts

    Edited by Monika M Elbert, Lesley Ginsberg

    Series: Routledge Studies in Romanticism

    American publishing in the long nineteenth century was flooded with readers, primers, teaching-training manuals, children’s literature, and popular periodicals aimed at families. These publications attest to an abiding faith in the power of pedagogy that has its roots in transatlantic Romantic...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 18th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Routledge Library Editions: Myth
    By Various
    To Be Published March 9th 2015
  2. The City in the Muslim World: Depictions by Western Travel Writers
    Edited by Mohammad Gharipour, Nilay Ozlu
    To Be Published March 17th 2015
  3. Historical Affects and the Early Modern Theater
    Edited by Ronda Arab, Michelle Dowd, Adam Zucker
    To Be Published March 27th 2015
  4. Shakespearean Criticism
    Edited by Various
    To Be Published April 3rd 2015
  5. Henry IV, Parts I and II: Critical Essays
    Edited by David Bevington
    To Be Published April 3rd 2015

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