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  1. Jaufre (Routledge Revivals)

    An Occitan Arthurian Romance

    By Ross G. Arthur

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This translation, first published in 1992, presents one of the most memorable medieval ballads, largely because it contains a number of surprises and falsified expectations. Jaufre, the hero, arrives at the court of King Arthur with a total and naïve faith in the King and his ability to effect a...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Tristram Shandy (Routledge Revivals)

    By Max Byrd

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Max Byrd’s lucidly written and compelling volume aims to provide a scholarly introduction to one of the most puzzling pieces of eighteenth-century literature, and a stimulus to critical thought and discussion. Laurence Sterne – an eccentric and largely unsuccessful clergyman - was forty-six when he...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Amadas and Ydoine (Routledge Revivals)

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This translation, first published in 1993, presents a little-known medieval romance to readers who do not know Old French, or who are generally unfamiliar with the literature of the Middle Ages. Probably composed between 1190 and 1220, the major interest of Amadas and Ydoine to modern readers is...

    Published January 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Poems of Shelley: Volume Four

    1820-1821

    Edited by Michael Rossington, Jack Donovan, Kelvin Everest

    Series: Longman Annotated English Poets

    Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822) was one of the major Romantic poets, and wrote what is critically recognised as some of the finest lyric poetry in the English language. This is the fourth volume of the five-volume The Poems of Shelley, which presents all of Shelley’s poems in chronological order...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Elizabeth Barrett Browning

    Edited by Clara Dawson

    Series: Critical Heritage II

    Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–61) was the foremost female poet of her day, to the extent that in 1850 she was mooted as a serious candidate for the Poet Laureate. With the publication in 2010 of a definitive five-volume edition of Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s poetry—the first full scholarly...

    Published October 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Scottish Tours (8-vol. set) (ES)

    Edited by Kazumi Kanatsu

    Following the success of earlier facsimile collections (Lake District Tours: A Collection of Travel Writings and Guide Books in the Romantic Era and Picturesque Wales: Facsimile Reprints of ''Pennant's Tours'' and ''Wales Illustrated''), this is the third Edition Synapse collection of travel...

    Published April 21st 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Apple and the Spectroscope (Routledge Revivals)

    Being Lectures on Poetry Designed (in the main) for Science Students

    By T R Henn

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1951, this book is based on a course of lectures on poetry and prose given at Cambridge University during the long vacations of 1946-1950. A request for lectures of this kind came originally from a group of science students and the response was such that a course of this nature...

    Published March 17th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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 March 17th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Clouds above the Hill

    A Historical Novel of the Russo-Japanese War, Volume 1

    By Shiba Ryōtarō

    Edited by Phyllis Birnbaum

    Clouds above the Hill is one of the best-selling novels ever in Japan, and is now translated into English for the first time. An epic portrait of Japan in crisis, it combines graphic military history and highly readable fiction to depict an aspiring nation modernizing at breakneck speed....

    Published December 9th 2012 by Routledge