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  1. The Subject of Tragedy (Routledge Revivals)

    Identity and Difference in Renaissance Drama

    By Catherine Belsey

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1985, The Subject of Tragedy takes the drama of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries as the starting point for an analysis of the differential identities of man and woman. Catherine Belsey charts, in a range of fictional and non-fictional texts, the production in the...

    Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. British Spy Fiction and the End of Empire

    By Sam Goodman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

    The position of spy fiction is largely synonymous in popular culture with ideas of patriotism and national security, with the spy himself indicative of the defence of British interests and the preservation of British power around the globe. This book reveals a more complicated side to these...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Same-Sex Desire in the English Renaissance

    A Sourcebook of Texts, 1470-1650

    By Kenneth Borris

    The readings gathered here include many rare texts that have not been reprinted for centuries, excerpted from biblical commentary, legal writings, medical and scientific writings, popular encyclopedias, and literature, as well as continental vernacular and Latin sources never before available in...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. A Monument to the Memory of George Eliot

    Edith J. Simcox's Autobiography of a Shirtmaker

    Edited by Constance M. Fulmer, Margaret E. Barfield

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Sheba's Daughters

    Whitening and Demonizing the Saracen Woman in Medieval French Epic

    By Jacqueline de Weever

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Community and Culture in Post-Soviet Cuba

    By Guillermina De Ferrari

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Following the disintegration of the Soviet Union, the globalization of Cuban culture, along with the bankruptcy of the state, partly modified the terms of intellectual engagement. However, no significant change took place at the political level. In Community and Culture in Post-Soviet Cuba, De...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Women Writers and the Occult in Literature and Culture

    Female Lucifers, Priestesses, and Witches

    By Miriam Wallraven

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Examining the intersection of occult spirituality, text, and gender, this book provides a compelling analysis of the occult revival in literature from the 1880s through the course of the twentieth century. Bestselling novels such as The Da Vinci Code play with magic and the fascination of hidden...

    Published June 18th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Seneca (Routledge Revivals)

    By Costa C.D.N.

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This volume, first published in 1974, offers a selection of modern perspectives on Seneca, covering his prose treatises, his letters and his tragedies. For centuries literary and philosophical circles had to take Seneca seriously, even if they could not always respect him, and although his...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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