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Forthcoming 18th Century Literature Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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...

    To Be Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Women, Travel Writing, and Truth

    Edited by Clare Broome Saunders

    Series: Routledge Research in Travel Writing

    The issue of truth has been one of the most constant, complex, and contentious in the cultural history of travel writing. Whether the travel was undertaken in the name of exploration, pilgrimage, science, inspiration, self-discovery, or a combination of these elements, questions of veracity and...

    To Be Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Wordsworth's Historical Imagination (Routledge Revivals)

    The Poetry of Displacement

    By David Simpson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Traditionally, Wordsworth’s greatness is founded on his identity as the poet of nature and solitude. The Wordsworthian imagination is seen as an essentially private faculty, its very existence premised on the absence of other people. In this title, first published in 1987, David Simpson challenges...

    To Be Published July 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Women and Print Culture (Routledge Revivals)

    The Construction of Femininity in the Early Periodical

    By Kathryn Shevelow

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    With the growth of popular literary forms, particularly the periodical, during the eighteenth century, women began to assume an unprecedented place in print culture as readers and writers. Yet at the same time the very textual practices of that culture inscribed women within an increasingly...

    To Be Published July 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Imitation (Routledge Revivals)

    By Joel Weinsheimer

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In this book, first published in 1984, Joel Weinsheimer advocates revitalizing the practice of imitating literature as a mode appropriate for literary critics as well as artists. The book is not only about imitation; it is itself an imitation, specifically of Samuel Johnson. As both the focus and...

    To Be Published August 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Madhouse of Language

    Writing and Reading Madness in the Eighteenth Century

    By Allan Ingram

    Language has always been used as a measure of social, ideological, and psychological contexts for the exploration of madness. The Madhouse of Language considers the relations between madness and language from the late seventeenth to early nineteenth centuries, focusing on the close analysis of both...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. William Congreve

    The Critical Heritage

    Edited by Howard Erskine-Hill, Alexander Lindsay

    The Critical Heritage gathers together a large body of critical sources on major figures in literature. Each volume presents contemporary responses to a writer's work, enabling student and researcher to read the material themselves....

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Samuel Johnson

    The Critical Heritage

    Edited by James T. Boulton

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

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Tobias Smollett

    The Critical Heritage

    Edited by Lionel Kelly

    The Critical Heritage gathers together a large body of critical sources on major figures in literature. Each volume presents contemporary responses to a writer's work, enabling student and researcher to read the work themselves....

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Drunks, Whores and Idle Apprentices

    Criminal Biographies of the Eighteenth Century

    By Philip Rawlings

    Criminal biographies enjoyed enormous popularity in the Eighteenth Century: today they offer us some fascinating perspectives on the period. Drunks, Whores and Idle Apprentices is the first book to reproduce a number of these biographies in full.Not only do these biographies make fascinating...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge