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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Spenser Encyclopedia

    Edited by A.C. Hamilton

    'This masterly work ought to be The Elizabethan Encyclopedia, and no less.' - Cahiers ElizabethainsEdmund Spenser remains one of Britain's most famous poets. With nearly 700 entries this Encyclopedia provides a comprehensive one-stop reference tool for:* appreciating Spenser's poetry in the context...

    To Be Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Regaining Paradise Lost

    By Thomas N. Corns

    Series: Longman Medieval and Renaissance Library

    Paradise Lost is not merely the masterpiece of John Milton (1608-74) but a turning point in style and form, which had a profound influence on the poetry of the following century. Divided into two parts, this major survey begins by discussing the revolutionary characteristics of Paradise Lost in the...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Hamlet's Heirs

    Shakespeare and The Politics of a New Millennium

    By Linda Charnes

    Series: Accents on Shakespeare

    Speaking to readers in a voice that is adventurous rather than authoritative, innovative rather than institutional and speculative rather than orthodox, Linda Charnes’ provocative study of Shakespeare’s legacy in contemporary American and British politics explores the following themes: namesake...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Disability, Health, and Happiness in the Shakespearean Body

    Edited by Sujata Iyengar

    Series: Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

    This book considers early modern and postmodern ideals of health, vigor, ability, beauty, well-being, and happiness, uncovering and historicizing the complex negotiations among physical embodiment, emotional response, and communally-sanctioned behavior in Shakespeare's literary and material world....

    To Be Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Perspectives on the Renaissance Medal

    Portrait Medals of the Renaissance

    By Stephen K. Scher

    Edited by Stephen K. Scher

    Series: Garland Studies in the Renaissance

    The papers published in this book were delivered at two conferences held in conjunction with the exhibition, " The Currency of Fame: Portrait Medals of the Renaissance"...

    To Be Published December 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Sidney: The Critical Heritage

    Edited by Dr Martin Garrett, Martin Garrett

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

    To Be Published January 5th 2015 by Routledge

  7. French Travel Writing in the Ottoman Empire

    Marseilles to Constantinople, 1650-1700

    By Michele Longino

    Series: Routledge Research in Travel Writing

    Examining the history of the French experience of the Ottoman world and Turkey, this comparative study visits the accounts of early modern travelers for the insights they bring to the field of travel writing. The journals of contemporaries Jean-Baptiste Tavernier, Jean Thévenot, Laurent D’Arvieux,...

    To Be Published March 20th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Historical Affects and the Early Modern Theater

    Edited by Ronda Arab, Michelle Dowd, Adam Zucker

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    This collection of original essays honors the groundbreaking scholarship of Jean E. Howard by exploring cultural and economic constructions of affect in the early modern theater. While historicist and materialist inquiry has dominated early modern theater studies in recent years, the historically...

    To Be Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Uses of the Future in Early Modern Europe

    Edited by Andrea Brady, Emily Butterworth

    Is modernity synonymous with progress? Did the Renaissance really break with the cyclical, agrarian time of the Middle Ages, inaugurating a new concept of irreversible time in a secular culture defined by development? How does methodology affect scholarly responses to the idea of the future in the...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

Recently Published Books

  1. Reading the Renaissance (Routledge Revivals): Culture, Poetics, and Drama
    Edited by Jonathan Hart
    Published November 13th 2014
  2. Narrative Developments from Chaucer to Defoe
    Edited by Gerd Bayer, Ebbe Klitgard
    Published November 10th 2014
  3. Mary Wroth and Shakespeare
    Edited by Paul Salzman, Marion Wynne-Davies
    Published November 7th 2014
  4. Macbeth: New Critical Essays
    Edited by Nick Moschovakis
    Published October 23rd 2014
  5. Richard II: New Critical Essays
    Edited by Jeremy Lopez
    Published October 16th 2014

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