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Major Works: Literature

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  1. RLE: Japan Mini-Set C: Language & Literature (8 vols)

    By Various

    Mini-set C: Language & Literature re-issues a century of publishing in 8 volumes originally published between 1896 and 1989 and covers phonetics, grammar and syntax of the Japanese language as well as some of its most iconic literature and drama. For institutional purchases for...

    Published September 6th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Blackness and Transatlantic Irish Identity

    Celtic Soul Brothers

    By Lauren Onkey

    Series: Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

    Blackness and Transatlantic Irish Identity analyzes the long history of imagined and real relationships between the Irish and African-Americans since the mid-nineteenth century in popular culture and literature. Irish writers and political activists have often claimed - and thereby created - a "...

    Published December 16th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Translation Studies

    Edited by Mona Baker

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    Translation Studies has emerged as a thriving interdisciplinary and international area of scholarship. Its rapid growth has been accompanied by diverse forms of translation research and commentary, most falling within, or crossing, traditional academic disciplines such as linguistics, literary...

    Published July 6th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens 10 volumes

    By Various

    This small collection of books originally published over sixty years brings back into print some valuable works. As well as examining the art of Dickens’ writing, the emphasis is on the social and political background of his times and the influence this had on his work....

    Published June 8th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Women and Empire, 1750–1939

    Primary Sources on Gender and Anglo-Imperialism

    Edited by Susan K. Martin, Caroline Daley, Elizabeth Dimock, Cheryl Cassidy, Cecily Devereux

    Series: History of Feminism

    Women and Empire, 1750–1939: Primary Sources on Gender and Anglo-Imperialism functions to extend significantly the range of the History of Feminism series (co-published by Routledge and Edition Synapse), bringing together the histories of British and American women’s emancipation, represented in...

    Published January 25th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Dickens at Work (RLE Dickens)

    By John Butt & Kathleen Tillotson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens

    This book marks a new departure in the study of Dickens. The authors make use of first-hand evidence of Dickens’ actual methods and conditions of work; much of this evidence is examined and co-ordinated here for the first time. It includes Dickens’ detailed manuscript notes for novels, with a...

    Published December 10th 2008 by Routledge

  7. The Social Novel in England 1830-1850 (RLE Dickens)

    Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens Volume 2

    By Louis Cazamian

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens

    This is the first English translation of Le Roman social en Angleterre by Louis Cazamian, which is widely recognized as the classic survey of Victorian social fiction. Starting from the eighteenth century, Cazamian traces the ways in which rationalism and romanticism intertwined and competed,...

    Published December 10th 2008 by Routledge

  8. The Imagination of Charles Dickens (RLE Dickens)

    Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens Volume 3

    By A. O. J. Cockshut

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens

    This book describes Charles Dickens as an ordinary man who by being perfectly tuned to the public taste developed into a master of his art. The clue to this paradox lies, in the author’s opinion, in Dickens’ obsession with such topics as money, crowds and prisons which touch the life of everyone....

    Published December 10th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Charles Dickens (RLE Dickens)

    By Martin Fido

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens

    The main concern of this volume is Dickens’ role as "entertainer". It examines the results of this role: Dickens’ important contribution to the techniques of comedy and irony in prose. The social commentary and criticism which arise from a primarily comic art is emphasized and exemplified. Other...

    Published December 10th 2008 by Routledge

  10. The Companion to Our Mutual Friend (RLE Dickens)

    Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens Volume 4

    By Michael Cotsell

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens

    Our Mutual Friend (1864-5) Dickens’ last completed novel, has been critically praised as a profound and troubled masterpiece, and yet is has received far less scholarly attention than his other major works. This volume is the first book-length study of the novel. It explores every aspect of Dickens...

    Published December 10th 2008 by Routledge