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Major Works: Literature

You are currently browsing 31–40 of 615 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. 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. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Novel Images

    Literature in Performance

    Edited by Peter Reynolds

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Film and Literature

    Written specifically with the student in mind and focusing on a number of well-known texts, including Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Nicholas Nickleby, Nice Work and The Color Purple, the contributions in this book demonstrate how we can look critically at literary adaptations and learn to distinguish...

    Published April 17th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Greek Tragedy into Film

    By Kenneth MacKinnon

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Film and Literature

    If Greek tragedy is sometimes regarded as a form long dead and buried, both theatre producers and film directors seem slow to accept its interment. Originally published in 1986, this book reflects the renewed interest in questions of staging the Greek plays, to give a comprehensive account and...

    Published April 17th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Filming Literature

    The Art of Screen Adaptation

    By Neil Sinyard

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Film and Literature

    This is a comprehensive survey of the relationship between film and literature. It looks at the cinematic adaptations of such literary masters as Shakespeare, Henry James, Joseph Conrad and D.H. Lawrence, and considers the contribution to the cinema made by important literary figures as Harold...

    Published April 17th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Shakespeare on Silent Film

    A Strange Eventful History

    By Robert Hamilton Ball

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Film and Literature

    In 1899, when film projection was barely three years old, Herbert Beerbohm Tree was filmed as King John. In his highly entertaining history, Robert Hamilton Ball traces in detail the fate of Shakespeare on silent films from Tree’s first effort until the establishment of sound in 1929. The silent...

    Published April 17th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Shakespearean Films/Shakespearean Directors

    By Peter S. Donaldson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Film and Literature

    Originally published in 1990, this book brought a new rigor and subtlety to the interpretation of film adaptations of Shakespeare. Drawing on traditional literary analysis, psychoanalysis, and current film theory about gender and subjectivity, the author combines close readings of seven films with...

    Published April 17th 2013 by Routledge

  10. African American Writing

    Edited by A. Robert Lee

    Co-published by Routledge and Edition Synapse Although there are any number of single-volume anthologies on individual writers and movements (e.g. the Harlem Renaissance), African American Writing is the first multi-volume collection to provide users with full coverage of a crucial literary...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge