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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

New and Published Books

  1. Le Japon litterature francaise, 1927–38 (4-vol. ES set)

    Edited by Brigitte Koyama-Richard

    This is the final collection of the series of facsimile reprints of French Japonism novels published during in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. There is a growing interest in the French Japonism movement of the late nineteenth century, and academic research in the subject is developing...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Foundations of the Modern Post Office (8-vol. EP set)

    Edited by Megumi Arai

    - This is a facsimile reprint collection of eight books on the British Post Office, originally published during a period of rapid modernization. - Written mainly by those who worked for the Post Office, or who were closely involved in the early development of postal systems, and based on their...

    Published May 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Contemporary Studies

    By Charles Baudouin

    Series: Collected Works of Charles Baudouin

    Originally published in 1924, this title is divided into four parts, each looking at contemporary issues. Beginning with ‘The Liberators of the Mind’, the author discusses important thinkers of the time, such as Tolstoy and Nietzsche. The second part looks at ‘The War and the Peace’, which...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Psychoanalysis and Aesthetics

    By Charles Baudouin

    Series: Collected Works of Charles Baudouin

    Originally published in 1924, this title is substantially a continuation of Baudouin’s earlier work Studies in Psychoanalysis, being an application of psychoanalysis to the theory of aesthetics, as illustrated by a detailed study of the works of the Belgian poet Emile Verhaeren. The ‘...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Shakespearean Criticism

    Edited by Various

    Series: Shakespearean Criticism

    Reissuing works originally published between 1984 and 1995, this set brings back into print early volumes from the Shakespearean Criticism Series originally edited by Joseph Price. The books present selections of renowned scholarship on each play, touching on performances as well as the dramatic...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Henry IV, Parts I and II

    Critical Essays

    Edited by David Bevington

    Series: Shakespearean Criticism

    Originally published in 1986. This volume points to the rich variety of critical responses to the Henry IV plays and their complexity. It includes selections from characteristic thought of the neoclassical age, character criticism in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, historical and new...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Richard II

    Critical Essays

    Edited by Jeanne T. Newlin

    Series: Shakespearean Criticism

    Originally published in 1984. The four parts of this collection of articles, from 1601 to the 1970s, look at the historical and political dynamics of the play, the play in the theatre, the psychology of its characters, and its poetry and rhetoric. Bringing together the best that was written about...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Romeo and Juliet

    Critical Essays

    Edited by John F. Andrews

    Series: Shakespearean Criticism

    Originally published in 1993. Presenting excerpts and articles on the themes and characters from the most famous story of young lovers, this collection brings together scholarship relating to the language, performance, and impact of the play. Ordered in three parts, the chapters cover analysis,...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Titus Andronicus

    Critical Essays

    Edited by Philip C. Kolin

    Series: Shakespearean Criticism

    Originally published in 1995. In three parts – introduction, criticism and reviews – this volume examines the goriest of Shakespeare’s works. The editor’s exhaustive introduction runs through the pattern of changing scholarship and commentary, introducing the key interests in the play, from its...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Twelfth Night

    Critical Essays

    Edited by Stanley Wells

    Series: Shakespearean Criticism

    Originally published in 1986. Among the most frequently performed and high admired of Shakespeare’s plays, Twelfth Night is examined here in this collection of writings from well-known essayists and scholars. The chapters present to the modern reader discussions of the play to enhance understanding...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge