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  1. The Arthurian Revival

    Essays on Form, Tradition, and Transformation

    Edited by Debra Mancoff

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Arthurian Literature

    Discrete inquiries into 15 forms of the Arthurian legends produced over the last century explore how they have altered the tradition. They consider works from the US and Europe, and those aimed at popular and elite audiences. The overall conclusion is that the "Arthurian revival" is an ongoing...

    Published July 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Medieval Arthurian Literature

    A Guide to Recent Research

    Edited by Norris J. Lacy

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Arthurian Literature

    The focus of this book is medieval vernacular literature in Western Europe. Chapters are written by experts in the area and present the current scholarship at the time this book was originally published in 1996. Each chapter has a bibliography of important works in that area as well. This is a...

    Published July 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Shakespeare at Work, 1592-1603

    By G.B. Harrison

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Shakespeare in Performance

    Shakespeare against the background of his times, his world of the theatre and his dramatic development through the last years of Elizabeth’s reign. Originally published in 1933 and republished in 1958, this great work is an imagining, in plain narrative, of the life of Shakespeare backed with...

    Published July 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Japan as Seen by American Women in Christian Missions, 1913-1934 (ES 5-vol. set)

    Edited by Rui Kohiyama

    Published by Edition Synapse in Japan and distributed by Routledge outside Japan. This is the third set of the series which collects publications by Christian missionary women, both missionary wives and female missionaries, who worked in Japan from the late nineteenth century to the early...

    Published May 26th 2014 by Edition Synapse

  5. The Japan Weekly Mail, Pt. 7: 1900–1903 (12-vol. ES set)

    Edited by in association with the Yokohama Archives of History

    Published by Edition Synapse, Japan and distributed by Routledge outside of Japan. This is the seventh part of the facsimile reprint series of the leading English newspaper published in Yokohama throughout the Meiji era. It represents a complete collection, provided by the Yokohama Archives...

    Published May 26th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Japan Weekly Mail, Pt. 8: 1904–1906 (12-vol. ES set)

    Edited by In association with the Yokohama Archives of History

    Published by Edition Synapse and distributed outside Japan by Routledge. This is the eighth part of the facsimile reprint series of the leading English newspaper published in Yokohama throughout the Meiji era. It represents a complete collection, provided by the Yokohama Archives of History and...

    Published May 26th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Le Japon artistique/Artistic Japan, 1888-1891 (6-vol. ES set)

    Edited by Akiko Mabuchi

    This is the eighth part of a successful series which provides art historians and students with primary-source materials relating to the Western reception of Japanese arts from the late nineteenth to the early twentieth century. It is now common knowledge that art collectors in Europe around the end...

    Published May 26th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Japan Year Book, Part 1: 1905–1911 (6-vol. ES set)

    Edited by Peter O’Connor

    Published by Edition Synapse, Japan and distributed by Routledge outside of Japan. From the Introduction by Peter O’Connor:- … In July 1905, Japan and Britain were deep in negotiations for renewal of their Alliance, which effectively exchanged Japanese support for British interests in India...

    Published May 26th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Modern Traveller, Pt. 2 (ES 7-vol. set)

    Edited by Noriyuki Harada

    Published by Eureka Press, Tokyo, and distributed outside Japan by Routledge. This is the second part of a new facsimile series which reprints The Modern Traveller, originally published in 30 volumes between 1825 and 1829. --Edited by Josiah Conder, known as the editor of journals like The Eclectic...

    Published May 26th 2014 by Edition Synapse

  10. Lake District Tours, 1842-1902 (ES 5-vol. set)

    Edited by Toshiro Nakajima

    Published by EPM in Japan and distributed outside of Japan by Routledge. Following the successful series, Lake District Tours, A Collection of Travel Writings and Guide Books in the Romantic Era in six volumes, this is a collection of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century writings on the Lake...

    Published May 26th 2014 by Edition Synapse