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Major Works: 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. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

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. The Lives of Jonathan Swift

    Edited by Daniel Cook

    Contemporaries were mesmerized by the outrageous wit of Jonathan Swift (1667–1745), a writer still widely regarded as the greatest satirist of all time. Soon after Swift’s death, his friends and enemies raced to publish the definitive account of the Dean of St Patrick’s. Now, Routledge brings these...

    Published June 13th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Literary Fairy Tales by Women Writers (ES 4-vol. set)

    Facsimile reproductions of six collections of fairy tales by three female writers: Madame d'Aulnoy, Anne Thackeray Ritchie, and Mary de Morgan published 18th- and 19th- century England, with many illustrations which are all faithfully reproduced. By tracing the English tradition of the literary...

    Published May 12th 2011 by Edition Synapse

  3. Scottish Songs, Ballads, and Popular Rhymes (ES 4-vol. set)

    After the Scottish Enlightenment of the eighteenth century, nationalism in Scotland bloomed, and folklore, traditional songs, and ballads were collected as an important part of Scottish culture. Robert Chambers, a leading nineteenth-century publisher in Edinburgh (famous for Chambers Encyclopaedia...

    Published May 12th 2011 by Edition Synapse

  4. Book Publishing

    Edited by John Feather

    Series: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

    Books are the cornerstone of our culture. They disseminate ideas, and preserve and transmit literature. Their contents underpin great religions, and have been responsible for wars and revolutions. They lie at the heart of education and scholarship. They have brought pleasure (and some pain) to...

    Published May 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  5. Native American Writing

    Edited by A. Robert Lee

    Co-published by Routledge and Edition Synapse If white settlers landing in the New World brought with them smallpox, oppression, and Christianity, they also conveyed the cultural practice of writing. Adopters of this technology from within Native America and First Nations Canada began to adapt...

    Published May 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  6. Le Japon dans la litterature francaise 1880-99 (ES 2-vol. set)

    There is a growing interest in the French Japonism movement of the late nineteenth century, and academic research in the subject is developing in both quantity and quality. However, much of this scholarly activitiy is confined to the area of art history and, apart from some work on leading authors...

    Published March 14th 2011 by Edition Synapse

  7. Yone Noguchi and the Little Magazines of Poetry (ES 3-vol. set)

    This is the third and the final set of the Edition Synapse series which makes available in facsimile Yone Noguchi’s complete works in English, including all his published poetry, novels, literary essays, and art criticism. Yonejiro Noguchi (1875–1947), known in the West as Yone Noguchi, was an...

    Published March 14th 2011 by Edition Synapse

  8. FUN: A Collection of Books from the Victorian Weekly Magazine (ES 3-vol. set)

    A facsimile collection of six books which are extracts and/or collection of cartoons from the Victorian satirical magazine FUN published during its peak time in the 1870s and 80s. Decribed as ‘Funch’ or ‘the poor man’s Punch’, FUN became the most successful rival of Punch, and gained popularity...

    Published March 14th 2011 by Edition Synapse

  9. Books on Children (ES 4-vol. set)

    This is the second part of Edition Synapse’s series of collections of early English writings on children. It consists of facsimile reprints of rare educational and religious books and pamphlets, including conduct books and advice for parents in the early Modern period. A total of fourteen items are...

    Published March 14th 2011 by Edition Synapse

  10. Lydia Maria Francis Child (ES 4-vol. set)

    Edited by Toshiko Nonomura

    This is the third part of the series to collect conduct books, and educational guides for children during Victorian America. This facsimile reprint collection provides ten books for children by Lydia Maria Child (1802–80), a novelist and journalist. While famous for her activities as an American...

    Published March 14th 2011 by Edition Synapse