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  1. Christian and Lyric Tradition in Victorian Women’s Poetry

    By F. Elizabeth Gray

    Women in the Victorian period were acknowledged to be the "religious sex," but their relationship to the doctrines, practices, and hierarchies of Christianity was both highly circumscribed, which has been well documented, and complexly creative, which has not. Gray visits the importance of the...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Victorian Servants, Class, and the Politics of Literacy

    By Jean Fernandez

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

    In this volume, Fernandez brings the under-examined figure of the Victorian servant out of obscurity in order to tell the story of his or her encounter with literacy, as imagined and represented in nineteenth-century fiction, autobiography, pamphlets and diaries. A vast body of writing is uncovered...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Nineteenth-Century Worlds

    Global formations past and present

    Edited by Keith Hanley, Greg Kucich

    This volume assembles a wide range of studies that together provide—through their interdisciplinary range, international scope, and historical emphases—an original scholarly exploration of one of the most important topics in recent nineteenth-century studies: the emergence in the nineteenth century...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Antebellum American Women Writers and the Road

    American Mobilities

    By Susan L. Roberson

    A study of American women’s narratives of mobility and travel, this book examines how geographic movement opened up other movements or mobilities for antebellum women at a time of great national expansion. Concerned with issues of personal and national identity, the study demonstrates how women not...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Cognitive Style and Perceptual Difference in Browning’s Poetry

    By Suzanne Bailey

    Current work on speech pragmatics and visual thinking calls for a radical reassessment of the problem of obscurity or difficulty in Robert Browning’s work. In this innovative study, Bailey reinterprets Browning's life and work in the context of contemporary theories of language and attention,...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. American Writers and the Picturesque Tour

    The Search for National Identity, 1790-1860

    By Beth L. Lueck

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Shifting Focus

    Strangers and Strangeness in Literature and Education

    Edited by Peter Roberts

    Series: Educational Philosophy and Theory

    There is a long history of interest in ‘strangers’ and ‘strangeness’ in the West. Literature lends itself particularly well to an exploration of the strange in its richly varied forms, having often contained portraits of outsiders. These portraits depict people who are strange in their unusual...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Queer Victorian Families

    Curious Relations in Literature

    Edited by Duc Dau, Shale Preston

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

    The Victorians elevated the home and heteronormative family life to an almost secular religion. Yet alongside the middle-class domestic ideal were other families, many of which existed in the literature of the time. Queer Victorian Families: Curious Relations in Literature is chiefly concerned with...

    Published February 18th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Pets and Domesticity in Victorian Literature and Culture

    Animality, Queer Relations, and the Victorian Family

    By Monica Flegel

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

    Addressing the significance of the pet in the Victorian period, this book examines the role played by the domestic pet in delineating relations for each member of the "natural" family home. Flegel explores the pet in relation to the couple at the head of the house, to the children who make up the...

    Published January 28th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Gender and Sexuality in Russian Civilisation

    Edited by Peter I. Barta

    Series: Routledge Harwood Studies in Russian and European Literature

    Gender and Sexuality in Russian Civilisation considers gender and sexuality in modern Russia in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Chapters look individually at gender and sexuality through history, art, folklore, philosophy or literature,but are also arranged into sections according to...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge