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  1. Writing, Geometry and Space in Seventeenth-Century England and America

    Circles in the Sand

    By Jess Edwards

    Series: Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

    The early modern map has come to mark the threshold of modernity, cutting through the layered customs of Medieval parochialism with its clean, expansive geometries. Re-thinking the role played by mathematics and cartography in the English seventeenth century, this book argues that the cultural...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Milton (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study in Ideology and Form

    By Christopher Kendrick

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1986, this title critiques the canonical view of Milton as an isolated Great Man, and reassesses the impact of the Puritan Revolution on two of his major works: the Areopagitica and Paradise Lost. The study focuses on the emergence of a discreet ethical framework of thought...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Earl of Rochester

    The Critical Heritage

    Edited by David Farley-Hills

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Subject to Others (Routledge Revivals)

    British Women Writers and Colonial Slavery, 1670-1834

    By Moira Ferguson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1992, Subject to Others considers the intersection between late seventeenth- to early nineteenth-century British female writers and the colonial debate surrounding slavery and abolition. Beginning with an overview that sets the discussion in context, Moira Ferguson then...

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  5. A George Herbert Companion (Routledge Revivals)

    By Robert H. Ray

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1995, this title provides the reader with a compendium of useful information for any reader of George Herbert to have at hand. It includes key biographical information, situates the poetry in its historical and cultural context, and, where appropriate, explains theological...

    Published January 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. An Andrew Marvell Companion (Routledge Revivals)

    By Robert H. Ray

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1998, this title provides for the reader of the renowned metaphysical poet and politician a valuable reference and resource volume. It is a compendium of useful information for any reader of Andrew Marvell, including crucial biographical material, historical contextualisation,...

    Published January 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. A John Donne Companion (Routledge Revivals)

    By Robert H. Ray

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1990, this title provides a compendium of useful information for any reader of Donne to have at hand: crucial biographical material, historical contextualisation, and details about his life’s work. The intention throughout is to enhance understanding and appreciation, without...

    Published January 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. John Donne, Undone (Routledge Revivals)

    By Thomas Docherty

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Contemporary criticism of Donne has tended to ignore the historical culture and ideology that conditioned his writings, reinforcing the traditionally accepted model of the poet as a humanist of ethical, cultural and political individualism. In this title, first published in 1986, Thomas Docherty...

    Published January 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. John Dryden

    The Critical Heritage

    Edited by Helen and Kinsley Kinsley

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

    Published October 16th 2013 by Routledge