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Major Works: Literature

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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 Days of Dickens (RLE Dickens)

    A Glance at Some Aspects of Early Victorian Life in London

    By Arthur L. Hayward

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens

    These chapters deal with the life of London from the early 1830’s to the mid-1860’s. The book mainly focuses on the social life of the day, but also deals with the blacker side of London and travel and country life....

    Published December 10th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Dostoevsky and Dickens: A Study of Literary Influence (RLE Dickens)

    Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens Volume 9

    By N M Lary

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens

    What did Dickens mean to Dostoevsky, and what did the Russian writer owe to England’s greatest entertainer? Many of Dickens’ readers, including George Gissing and Edmund Wilson, have recognized that his achievement needs to be compared with Dostoevsky’s, and they have suspected, or assumed an...

    Published December 10th 2008 by Routledge

  3. The Dickens Encyclopaedia (RLE Dickens)

    Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens Volume 8

    By Arthur L. Hayward

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens

    This is the standard reference guide to the works of Charles Dickens. The material is arranged alphabetically, in dictionary style, and provides a quick means of reference to the plots of the novels and to all the characters and places mentioned in the novels. There are also useful explanatory...

    Published December 10th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Martin Chuzzlewit (RLE Dickens)

    Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens Volume 10

    By Sylvere Monod

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens

    Although enjoyed my many as a masterpiece of Dickens’ comic writing, Martin Chuzzlewit has long been underrated by professional critics. This volume redresses the balance by devoting its attention to a full critical discussion of the novel and by including a full survey of the critical positions...

    Published December 10th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Medical Advice for Women, 1830–1915

    Edited by Ruth Robbins

    Series: History of Feminism

    Medical Advice for Women is a new five-volume collection from Routledge and Edition Synapse covering professional, scientific, and medical opinion, in addition to the popular guides aimed at the female reader, between the years 1830–1915. Medical literature from this period provides a fascinating...

    Published December 10th 2008 by Routledge

  6. RLE: Charles Dickens

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens

    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 December 10th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Today and Tomorrow Mankind and Civilization Volume 2

    The World, the Flesh and The Devil Proteus, or the Future of Intelligence The Next Chapter Kalki or the Future of Civilization

    By Bernal, Lee, Maurois, Radhakrishnan

    Volume 1: The Dance of Civa Collum Originally published in 1927. "It has substance and thought to it." Spectator "A very interesting account of the work of Sir Jagadis Bose." Oxford Magazine This essay suggests that recognition of the ceaseless flow of the Dance of Civa (Life and Death) is...

    Published April 15th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Today & Tomorrow Mankind & Civilization Vol 1

    The Dance of Civa Quo Vadimus? Ethnos or the Problem of Race Tantalus or the Problem of Man

    By Collum, Fournier d'Albe, Schiller, Keith

    Volume 1: The Dance of Civa Collum Originally published in 1927. "It has substance and thought to it." Spectator "A very interesting account of the work of Sir Jagadis Bose." Oxford Magazine This essay suggests that recognition of the ceaseless flow of the Dance of Civa (Life and Death) is...

    Published April 15th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Today and Tomorrow Volume 3 Women, Marriage and the Family

    Birth Control and the State Halcyon, or the Future of Monogamy Hymen or the Future of Marriage

    By Blacker, Brittain, Haire

    Birth Control and the state: a plea and a forecast by C P Blacker A discussion of the arguments for and against Birth Control, considered from the personal, social and international aspects and its bearings upon the future. Halcyon, or the Future of Monogamy by Vera Brittain Examines the...

    Published April 15th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Today and Tomorrow Volume 20 Language and Literature

    Lars Porsena or the Future of Swearing Breaking Priscian's Head or English as She Will be Spoke and Wrote Delphos: The Future of International Language Pomona or the Future of English

    By Graves, Greig, Pankhurst, de Selincourt

    Lars Porsena Or the Future of Swearing Robert Graves Originally published in 1927 "Not for squeamish readers." Spectator "A deliciously ironical affair." Bystander "Humour and style are beyond criticism." Irish Statesman As relevant now as when it was first published, this volume and its...

    Published April 15th 2008 by Routledge