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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. Form and Meaning in Drama

    A Study of Six Greek Plays and of Hamlet

    By H. D. F. Kitto

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Hamlet

    Analysing six Greek tragedies - the Orestes triology, Ajax, Antigone and Philoctetes - and Hamlet, this book also contains a chapter on the Greek and the Elizabethan dramatic forms and one on religious drama. This is an important work from an author respected for a constructive and sensitive...

    Published November 26th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Shakespeare's “Hamlet” bound with The Problem of "Hamlet"

    By A. Clutton-Brock, J. M. Robertson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Hamlet

    This volume combines two classic works on Hamlet, first published in 1919 and 1922. The first book's original description says that it contains a theory which attempts to explain an everlasting problem - it insists that Hamlet is neither a failure not an accident, but a very great work of art. In...

    Published November 26th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Hamlet's Fictions

    By Maurice Charney

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Hamlet

    "But in a fiction, in a dream of passion..." In an extended commentary on this passage this book offers a rationale for the excellence and primacy of this play among the tragedies. Throughout, emphasis is placed on Hamlet's fantasies and imaginations rather than on ethical criteria, and on the...

    Published November 26th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Hamlet: Critical Essays

    Edited by Joseph G. Price

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Hamlet

    A comprehensive collection of the best writing about this Shakespearian play, both as dramatic literature and theatrical performance, this book is an excellent resource companion to the text. This collected wisdom was originally published in 1986. It contains pieces of commentary from as far back...

    Published November 26th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Cinema, Literature & Society

    Elite and Mass Culture in Interwar Britain

    By Peter Miles, Malcolm Smith

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

    During the interwar period cinema and literature seemed to be at odds with each other, part of the continuing struggle between mass and elite culture which so worried writers such as Aldous Huxley, T.S. Eliot and the Leavises. And this cultural divide appeared to be sharp evidence of a deeper...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  6. U.S. Latino/a Writing

    Edited by A. Robert Lee

    Including the Chicano southwest of California, Texas, Arizona, Colarado, New Mexico, and Nevada, together with the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and its Manhattan offshoot, Spanish Harlem, the Cuban America of Florida, as well as the many smaller communities whose origins lie in Central and South...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Elizabeth Barrett Browning

    Edited by Clara Dawson

    Series: Critical Heritage II

    Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–61) was the foremost female poet of her day, to the extent that in 1850 she was mooted as a serious candidate for the Poet Laureate. With the publication in 2010 of a definitive five-volume edition of Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s poetry—the first full scholarly...

    Published October 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Girls’ School Stories, 1749–1929

    Edited by Kristine Moruzi, Michelle J. Smith

    Series: History of Feminism

    As part of the ongoing project of retrieving women writers from the margins of literary and cultural history, scholars of literature, history, and gender studies are increasingly exploring and interrogating girls’ print culture. School stories, in particular, are generating substantial scholarly...

    Published October 8th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Scottish Tours (8-vol. set) (ES)

    Edited by Kazumi Kanatsu

    Following the success of earlier facsimile collections (Lake District Tours: A Collection of Travel Writings and Guide Books in the Romantic Era and Picturesque Wales: Facsimile Reprints of ''Pennant's Tours'' and ''Wales Illustrated''), this is the third Edition Synapse collection of travel...

    Published April 21st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Routledge Library Editions: Film and Literature

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Film and Literature

    Reissuing works originally published between 1968 and 1993, Routledge Library Editions: Film and Literature offers a selection of scholarship covering the crossover of novels and the movies. Volumes on Shakespearean and Greek Tragedy films among others round this out to be an interesting compact...

    Published April 17th 2013 by Routledge