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Forthcoming Early Modern/Renaissance Literature Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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 March 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 26th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Imagining Culture

    Essays in Early Modern History and Literature

    Edited by Jonathan Hart

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

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Reading the Renaissance

    Culture, Poetics, and Drama

    Edited by Jonathan Hart

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

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Prophecy and Sibylline Imagery in the Renaissance

    Shakespeare’s Sibyls

    By Jessica L. Malay

    This book restores the rich tradition of the Sibyls to the position of prominence they once held in the culture and society of the English Renaissance. The sibyls — figures from classical antiquity — played important roles in literature, scholarship and art of the period, exerting a powerful...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Sexuality and Gender in the English Renaissance

    An Annotated Edition of Contemporary Documents

    By Lloyd Davis

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

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Carnival and Theater (Routledge Revivals)

    Plebian Culture and The Structure of Authority in Renaissance England

    By Michael D. Bristol

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In this title, first published in 1985, Michael Bristol draws on several theoretical and critical traditions to study the nature and purpose of theatre as a social institution: on Marxism, and its revisions in the work of Mikhail Bakhtin; on the theories of Emile Durkheim and their adaptations in...

    To Be Published June 20th 2015 by Routledge