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  1. 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 6th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 27th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 4th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 18th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 18th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 18th 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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 18th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge

  10. George Herbert

    The Critical Heritage

    Edited by C.A. Patrides

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Voice Terminal Echo (Routledge Revivals): Postmodernism and English Renaissance Texts
    By Jonathan Goldberg
    To Be Published September 11th 2014
  2. Swift (Routledge Revivals)
    By W. A. Speck
    To Be Published September 11th 2014
  3. The Merry Wives of Windsor: New Critical Essays
    Edited by Evelyn Gajowski, Phyllis Rackin
    To Be Published September 24th 2014
  4. Eighteenth-Century Utopian Fiction
    By Christine Rees
    To Be Published September 30th 2014
  5. An Introduction to The Gawain-Poet
    By Ad Putter
    To Be Published October 8th 2014

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