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  1. 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 August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. All the Best, Neill (Routledge Revivals)

    Letters from Summerhill

    Edited by Jonathan Croall

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    A. S. Neill, founder of Summerhill, the most admired and most feared of all progressive schools, was famous as a schoolteacher, educational reformer, and author of illuminating and stylish books about education and the mind of the child. But few people know he was also a dedicated, prolific,...

    Published August 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Nibelungen Tradition

    An Encyclopedia

    Edited by Winder McConnell, Werner Wunderlich, Frank Gentry, Ulrich Mueller

    Within the English-speaking world, no work of the German High Middle Ages is better known than the Nibelungenlied, which has stirred the imagination of artists and readers far beyond its land of origin. Its international influence extends from literature to music, art, film, politics and propaganda...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

Forthcoming Books

  1. Modernism (Routledge Revivals)
    By Peter Faulkner
    To Be Published August 21st 2014
  2. Dramatic Monologue (Routledge Revivals)
    By Alan Sinfield
    To Be Published September 17th 2014
  3. Elizabeth Gaskell and the English Provincial Novel
    By W. A. Craik
    To Be Published September 19th 2014
  4. New Approaches to Ruskin (Routledge Revivals): Thirteen Essays
    By Robert Hewison
    To Be Published October 30th 2014
  5. British Romanticism: Criticism and Debates
    Edited by Mark Canuel
    To Be Published November 25th 2014

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