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  1. When Honour's at the Stake (Routledge Revivals)

    By Norman Council

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Renaissance ideas of honour had a profound influence on the English people who formed Shakespeare’s audiences. In When Honour’s at the Stake, first published in 1973, Norman Council describes the increasing importance of these ideas to the themes and structure of a number of Shakespeare’s major...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Hidden Designs (Routledge Revivals)

    The Critical Profession and Renaissance Literature

    By Jonathan Crewe

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This 1986 study offers a challenging contribution to the on-going critical debate surrounding the English literary Renaissance. Although informed by the ‘new historicism’ and post-structuralism, Hidden Designs makes a plea for criticism to be practiced in its own name rather than in the name of...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Embodied Cognition and Shakespeare's Theatre

    The Early Modern Body-Mind

    Edited by Laurie Johnson, John Sutton, Evelyn Tribble

    Series: Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

    This collection considers issues that have emerged in Early Modern Studies in the past fifteen years relating to understandings of mind and body in Shakespeare’s world. Informed by The Body in Parts, the essays in this book respond also to the notion of an early modern ‘body-mind’ in which...

    Published March 5th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Mary Magdalene in Medieval Culture

    Conflicted Roles

    Edited by Peter Loewen, Robin Waugh

    Series: Routledge Studies in Medieval Literature and Culture

    This innovative and multidisciplinary collection visits representations and interpretations of Mary Magdalene in the medieval and early modern periods, questioning major scholarly assumptions behind the examination of female saints and their depictions in medieval artworks, literature, and music....

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Friendship and Queer Theory in the Renaissance

    Gender and Sexuality in Early Modern England

    By John S. Garrison

    Series: Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

    In this volume, the author offers a substantial reconsideration of same-sex relations in the early modern period, and argues that early modern writers – rather than simply celebrating a classical friendship model based in dyadic exclusivity and a rejection of self-interest – sought to innovate on...

    Published December 26th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Jacobean Drama (Routledge Revivals)

    An Interpretation

    By Una Mary Ellis Fermor

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Una Ellis-Fermor

    First published in 1936, The Jacobean Drama is a brilliant interpretation of the drama written between the last years of Elizabeth I and the first years of Charles I. Professor Una Mary Ellis-Fermor’s book traces the evolution of thought and mood from the end of Marlowe’s career,...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Tamburlaine the Great - In Two Parts (Routledge Revivals)

    By Una Mary Ellis Fermor

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Una Ellis-Fermor

    First published in 1930, in Tamburlaine the Great – in Two Parts, Professor Ellis-Fermor discusses early editions of the work and considers how far the spelling and punctuation of the 1590 octavo should be retained in modern editions. The author discusses the date that the play was written and its...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Christopher Marlowe (Routledge Revivals)

    By Una Mary Ellis Fermor

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Una Ellis-Fermor

    First published in 1927, this book aims to trace the development of Christopher Marlowe’s mind and art as these are revealed in the surviving parts of his work, while portraying the personality thus perceived. Professor Ellis-Fermor begins by looking at Marlowe’s life and early works, before making...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Frontiers of Drama (Routledge Revivals)

    By Una Mary Ellis Fermor

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Una Ellis-Fermor

    First published in 1964, this arresting and original work is a study of the relations between content and form in drama; the conflict between and ultimate reconciliation of certain kinds of material that life presents to the poet and the demands inherent in dramatic form and technique. There are...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Twelfth Night: New Critical Essays
    Edited by James Schiffer
    To Be Published October 15th 2014
  2. Swift (Routledge Revivals)
    By W. A. Speck
    To Be Published October 16th 2014
  3. Richard II: New Critical Essays
    Edited by Jeremy Lopez
    To Be Published October 17th 2014
  4. Macbeth: New Critical Essays
    Edited by Nick Moschovakis
    To Be Published October 28th 2014
  5. A Preface to Wordsworth: Revised Edition
    By John Purkis
    To Be Published November 3rd 2014

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