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Major Works: Literature

You are currently browsing 21–30 of 704 new and published major works in the subject of Literature — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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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. Routledge Library Editions: Myth

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Myth

    Routledge Library Editions: Myth reissues four out-of-print classics that touch on various aspects of mythology. One book looks at the work of Martin Buber on myth, and another on the school of Gernet classicists. Another book studies comparative mythology and the work of Joseph Campbell, and the...

    Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Dickens and the Twentieth Century (RLE Dickens)

    Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens Volume 6

    By John & Gabriel Gross & Pearson

    The essays in this volume examine questions such as Dickens’ symbolism, his political attitudes, his psychological tensions and his artistry. They are also concerned with aspects of Dickens which have been neglected in recent years, such as his handling of plot, his heroes and heroines, his...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

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

    Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens Volume 2

    By Louis Cazamian

    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 March 4th 2015 by Routledge

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

    Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens Volume 4

    By Michael Cotsell

    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 March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Library Editions: Folklore

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Folklore

    Routledge Library Editions: Folklore is a collection of previously out-of-print titles from a variety of academic imprints. It provides in one place a wealth of important reference sources on a wide variety of folklore topics. The international authors include academics from a number of worldwide...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Ballad and the Folk (RLE Folklore)

    By David Buchan

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Folklore

    The ballad is an enduring and universal literary genre. In this book, first published in 1972, David Buchan is concerned to establish the nature of a ballad and of the people who produced it through a study of the regional tradition of the Northeast of Scotland, the most fertile ballad area in...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Brazilian Folk Narrative Scholarship (RLE Folklore)

    A Critical Survey and Selective Annotated Bibliography

    By Mary MacGregor-Villarreal

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Folklore

    Although Brazilian scholars have collected and studied folklore since the second half of the nineteenth century, their work has gone largely unnoticed by folklorists working in other parts of the world. With the exception of anthropologists who occasionally study the folk literature of indigenous...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Brothers Grimm (RLE Folklore)

    By Ruth Michaelis-Jena

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Folklore

    This is the first modern biography of the Brothers Grimm, first published in 1970. It is a study of them in their background of late eighteenth-century and nineteenth-century Germany, and shows the position they held in their society as founders of Germanic philology, as members of the 'Göttingen...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Cambridgeshire Customs and Folklore (RLE Folklore)

    By Enid Porter

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Folklore

    Enid Porter spent many years collecting and recording from Cambridgeshire people the folk beliefs and customs held and observed in the country, both past and present. The subjects covered in the book, first published in 1969, range from the folklore of courtship, marriage, birth and death, of trees...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Development of Soviet Folkloristics (RLE Folklore)

    By Dana Prescott Howell

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Folklore

    Crucial to the world history of folkloristics is this key study, first published in 1992, of the development of folklore study in the Soviet Union. Nowhere else has political ideology been so heavily involved with folklore scholarship. Professor Howell has examined in depth the institutional...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge