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New and Published Books

  1. The Fin-de-Siècle World

    Edited by Michael Saler

    Series: Routledge Worlds

    This comprehensive and beautifully illustrated collection of essays conveys a vivid picture of a fascinating and hugely significant period in history, the Fin de Siècle. Featuring contributions from over forty international scholars, this book takes a thematic approach to a period of huge upheaval...

    Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Dickens’ Novels as Poetry

    Allegory and Literature of the City

    By Jeremy Tambling

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

    Focusing on the language, style, and poetry of Dickens’ novels, this study breaks new ground in reading Dickens’ novels as a unique form of poetry. Dickens’ writing disallows the statement of single unambiguous truths and shows unconscious processes burrowing within language, disrupting received...

    Published November 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. British Romanticism

    Criticism and Debates

    Edited by Mark Canuel

    Series: Routledge Criticism and Debates in Literature

    Including classic essays and lively debates, British Romanticism shows that Romantic literature is an interesting and exciting topic to read and study. Combining key pieces from the last 25 years alongside newly written essays offering fresh takes on the area, this book covers the essential topics...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Charles Dickens and the Victorian Child

    Romanticizing and Socializing the Imperfect Child

    By Amberyl Malkovich

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    This book explores the ideas of children and childhood, and the construct of the ‘ideal’ Victorian child, that developed rapidly over the Victorian era along with literacy and reading material for the emerging mass reading public. Children’s Literature was one of the developing areas for publishers...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The Nineteenth Century

    Edited by Eric L. Haralson

    With contributions from over 100 scholars, the Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The Nineteenth Centry provides essays on the careers, works, and backgrounds of more than 100 nineteenth-century poets. It also provides entries on specialized categories of twentieth-century verse such as hymns, folk...

    Published October 21st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Elizabeth Gaskell and the English Provincial Novel

    By W. A. Craik

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1975, this book places Elizabeth Gaskell amongst the major novelists of the nineteenth-century. It considers how she has sometimes been overlooked, or admired for very few of her works, or for reasons that are not in fact central to her art. W. A. Craik looks at Gaskell’s...

    Published September 26th 2014 by Routledge

  7. A History of English Romanticism in the Nineteenth Century (Routledge Revivals)

    By Henry A. Beers

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    A History of English Romanticism in the Nineteenth Century, first published in 1926, presents the great artistic and literary innovations of the Romantic movement according to an often overlooked and unacknowledged definition of ‘Romanticism’, which is of particular relevance in the consideration...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Gospel of Wealth in the American Novel (Routledge Revivals)

    The Rhetoric of Dreiser and Some of His Contemporaries

    By Arun Mukherjee

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Business and the businessman have had a fundamental place in American society since the inception of the nation. This tenet, the ‘gospel of wealth’, is a central concern in the novels of Theodore Dreiser and his contemporaries. First published in 1987, this study sets this group of writers in...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Dickens and the Grotesque (Routledge Revivals)

    By Michael Hollington

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1984, this title examines the development of a special rhetoric in Dickens’ work, which, by using grotesque effects, challenged the complacency of his middle-class Victorian readers. The study begins by exploring definitions of the grotesque and moves on to look at three key...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Laura Ingalls Wilder

    American Writer on the Prairie

    By Sallie Ketcham

    Series: Routledge Historical Americans

    Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote stories that have defined the American frontier for generations of readers. As both author and character in her own books, she became one of the most famous figures in American children’s literature. Her famous Little House on the Prairie series, based on her childhood in...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Gender and Sexuality in Russian Civilisation
    Edited by Peter I. Barta
    To Be Published December 3rd 2014
  2. British Marxist Criticism
    Edited by Victor N. Paananen
    To Be Published December 3rd 2014
  3. Victorian Women Poets: An Annotated Anthology
    By Virginia Blain
    To Be Published December 15th 2014
  4. National Poetry, Empires and War
    By David Aberbach
    To Be Published December 18th 2014
  5. In Her Own Voice: Nineteenth-Century American Women Essayists
    By Sherry L. Linkon
    To Be Published December 19th 2014

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