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  1. Ecocriticism

    The Essential Reader

    Edited by Ken Hiltner

    Series: Routledge Literature Readers

    Ecocriticism: The Essential Reader charts the growth of this important field. The first-wave ecocriticism section focuses on key readings from the 1960s to the 1990s. The second-wave ecocriticism section goes on to consider a range of exciting contemporary trends, including environmental...

    Published June 29th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Tempest

    Critical Essays

    Edited by Patrick M. Murphy

    Series: Shakespeare Criticism

    The Tempest: Critical Essays traces the history of Shakespeare's controversial late romance from its early reception (and adaptation) in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries to the present. The volume reprints influential criticism, and it also offers eight originalessays which study The...

    Published May 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Merlin

    A Casebook

    Edited by Peter H. Goodrich

    Series: Arthurian Characters and Themes

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. King Arthur's Modern Return

    Edited by Debra N. Mancoff

    Series: Garland Reference Library of the Humanities

    The Arthurian legend closes with a promise: On a distant day, when his country calls, the king will return. His lost realm will be regained, and his shattered dream of an ideal world will, at last, be realized. This collection of original essays explores the issue of return in the modern Arthurian...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. A New Companion to Greek Tragedy (Routledge Revivals)

    By Andrew Brown

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    That the works of the ancient tragedians still have an immediate and profound appeal surely needs no demonstration, yet the modern reader continually stumbles across concepts which are difficult to interpret or relate to – moral pollution, the authority of oracles, classical ideas of geography – as...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Grub Street (Routledge Revivals)

    Studies in a Subculture

    By Pat Rogers

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1972, this is the first detailed study of the milieu of the eighteenth-century literary hack and its significance in Augustan literature. Although the modern term ‘Grub Street’ has declined into vague metaphor, for the Augustan satirists it embodied not only an actual place but...

    Published January 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Eros and Psyche (Routledge Revivals)

    The Representation of Personality in Charlotte Brontë, Charles Dickens, George Eliot

    By Karen Chase

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    How does Victorian fiction represent personality? How does it express emotion and how does it imagine the mind? These questions stand at the centre of Eros and Psyche, first published in 1984. In examining how three authors – Charlotte Brontë, Charles Dickens and George Eliot – depict the mind and...

    Published January 22nd 2014 by Routledge