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Major Works: Forthcoming Literature

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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.

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  1. A Healing Art: Regeneration Through Autobiography

    By Marilyn Chandler McEntyre

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

    Originally published in 1990. Many post-World War I autobiographies focus on episodes of crisis. In a century torn by global strife and breakdown of cultural institutions, autobiography provides a way of recovering from crisis and restructuring reality–a healing act that involves the writer in a "...

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Routledge Library Editions: William Blake

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: William Blake

    This set reissues eight books that examine the work and principles of William Blake. The titles were originally published between 1953 and 1998 and analyse and comment on all of Blake’s major works including his prophetic works and the Songs of Innocence and Experience. Taken as a whole, this set...

    To Be Published August 18th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Blake's Heroic Argument

    By David Fuller

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: William Blake

    First published in 1988, this book is a study of all Blake’s work in illuminated printing. It traces in particular, the development of his ideas on politics, religion, sexuality, and the imagination. There are substantial sections on some of Blake’s best-known works, including the Marriage of...

    To Be Published August 18th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Blake, Politics, and History

    Edited by Jackie DiSalvo, G. A. Rosso, Christopher Z. Hobson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: William Blake

    First published in 1998, this book formed part of an ongoing effort to restore politics and history to the centre of Blake studies. It adopts a three pronged approach when presenting its essays, seeking to promote a return to the political Blake; to deepen the understanding of some of the...

    To Be Published August 18th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Reading Blake's Songs

    By Zachary Leader

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: William Blake

    First appearing in 1981, this book was the first full-length study of the Songs of Innocence and Experience to be published in almost fifteen years. The book provides detailed readings of each poem and its accompanying design, to redirect attention to the nature and achievement of the book as a...

    To Be Published August 18th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Twentieth-Century Blake Criticism

    Northrop Frye to the Present

    By Joseph P. Natoli

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: William Blake

    First published in 1982 this book provides a bibliography of commentary, criticism, and scholarship on the works of William Blake. It covers the period from Northrop Frye’s Fearful Symmetry in 1947 to 1980. The criticism is organised according to eleven classifications in order to help direct the...

    To Be Published August 18th 2015 by Routledge

  9. An Introduction to the Study of Blake

    By Max Plowman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: William Blake

    First published in 1927 (this edition in 1967), this book is about Blake, his symbols, and their meanings. As Ward says in his forward, the volume goes beyond Blake, becoming universal and timeless, and is about Religion. Plowman’s book presents itself, not as a critical text,...

    To Be Published August 18th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Organiz'd Innocence

    The Story of Blake's Prophetic Books

    By Rudd E. Margaret

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: William Blake

    First published in 1956, this book has been described by the author as something of a biographical novel, somewhere between formal scholarly criticism and a more creative form of writing. It looks at the meaning of Blake’s visions and how the troubles of his life affected his poems known as the...

    To Be Published August 18th 2015 by Routledge