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  1. 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 December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Romantic Ecology (Routledge Revivals)

    Wordsworth and the Environmental Tradition

    By Jonathan Bate

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1991, Romantic Ecology reassesses the poetry of William Wordsworth in the context of the abiding pastoral tradition in English Literature. Jonathan Bate explores the politics of poetry and argues that contrary to critics who suggest that the Wordsworth was a reactionary who...

    Published December 3rd 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 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Society and Literature 1945-1970 (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Alan Sinfield

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1983, this book focuses on the twentieth-century writer as both a product, and an interpreter, of his or her society. It explores the social basis of our conceptions of literature and the ways in which writing is affected by the media, institutional and technical, through which...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Living Milton (Routledge Revivals)

    Essays by Various Hands

    By Sir Frank Kermode

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Various aspects of Milton are explored in this collection of essays by scholars whose reputations were, at the time of publication in 1960, perhaps largely based on their writings on more modern subjects. This had the advantage of demonstrating that Milton as a poet is "alive" and that other...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Puzzles and Epiphanies (Routledge Revivals)

    Essays and Reviews 1958-1961

    By Sir Frank Kermode

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1962, is a collection of twenty-four essays written by Frank Kermode between 1958 and early 1961, and are all concerned with criticism and fiction. Puzzles and Epiphanies: Essays and Reviews 1958-1961 includes essays on the works of James Joyce, William Golding, E. M....

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 25th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Dramatic Monologue (Routledge Revivals)

    By Alan Sinfield

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1977, this book looks at the versatile literary form of dramatic monologue. Although it is often associated with Browning and other poets writing between 1830 and 1930, the concept has been employed by diverse poets of multiple periods such as Ovid, Chaucer, Donne, Blake,...

    Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 September 21st 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 31st 2014 by Routledge