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  1. Companion to Literary Myths, Heroes and Archetypes

    Edited by Pierre Brunel

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in French in 1988, and in English in 1992, this companion explores the nature of the literary myth in a collection of over 100 essays, from Abraham to Zoroaster. Its coverage is international and draws on legends from prehistory to the modern age throughout literature, whether...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

    Reissuing works originally published between 1938 and 1993, this set offers a range of scholarship covering Aristotle’s logic, virtues and mathematics as well as a consideration of De Anima and of his work on physics, specifically light. The first two books are in themselves a pair, which...

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Aristotle and Philoponus on Light

    By Jean De Groot

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

    Originally published in 1991. Philoponus’ long commentary on Aristotle’s definition of light sets up the major concerns, both in optics and theory of light, that is discussed here. Light was of special interest in Neoplatonism because of its being something incorporeal in the world of natural...

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Aristotle: New Light on His Life and On Some of His Lost Works, Volume 1

    Some Novel Interpretations of the Man and His Life

    By Anton-Hermann Chroust

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

    Originally published in 1973. The predominantly historical approach in this book heralds a belief that a better understanding of Aristotle the man, and the salient events of his life, leads to a greater insight into his work as a philosopher. This, the first of two volumes, presents interpretations...

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Aristotle: New Light on His Life and On Some of His Lost Works, Volume 2

    Observations on Some of Aristotle's Lost Works

    By Anton-Hermann Chroust

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

    Originally published in 1973. Aristotle’s early works probably belong to the formative era of his philosophic thought and as such contribute vitally to the understanding and evaluation of the development of his philosophy. This book shows that the philosophy propagated in these lost works indicates...

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Mathematics in Aristotle

    By Thomas Heath

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

    Originally published in 1949. This meticulously researched book presents a comprehensive outline and discussion of Aristotle’s mathematics with the author's translations of the greek. To Aristotle, mathematics was one of the three theoretical sciences, the others being theology and the philosophy...

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Design and Truth in Autobiography

    By Roy Pascal

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

    Originally published in 1960. Is there an art of autobiography? What are its origins and how has it come to acquire the form we know today? For what does the autobiographer seek, and why should it be so popular? This study suggests some of the answers to these questions. It takes the view that...

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Narcissus and the Invention of Personal History

    By Kenneth J. Knoespel

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

    Originally published in 1985. This investigation of Ovid’s fable takes a different tack to previous studies of the love lyric or the themes but looks at the creation of narrative strategies to explain Narcissus’ experience. The story has always been understood as literally impossible but invites...

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Autobiography and Questions of Gender

    By Shirley Neuman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

    Originally published in 1991. Addressing the ways in which the ideology of gender and its social construction determine autobiographical self-representations, the essays here consider several women’s works in the light of the social and historical conditions which enabled their production. Some...

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  10. British Autobiography in the Seventeenth Century

    By Paul Delany

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

    Originally published in 1969. In the seventeenth century neither the literary genre nor the term ‘autobiography’ existed but we see in seventeenth-century literature many kinds of autobiographical writings, to which their authors gave such titles as ‘Journal of the Life of Me, Confessions, etc....

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge