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Major Works: Literary Genres

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 242 new and published major works in the subject of Literary Genres — 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.

New and Published Books

  1. The Poems of Charlotte Brontë

    A New Text and Commentary

    Edited by Victor A. Neufeldt

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Brontës

    This edition of Charlotte Brontë’s poems, first published in 1985, although not "complete", provides a reliable text of all of her available verse, as well as a detailed history of the whereabouts of Charlotte’s manuscripts, the story of their publication over the years, and a commentary of the...

    To Be Published July 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Poems of Patrick Branwell Brontë

    A New Text and Commentary

    Edited by Victor A. Neufeldt

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Brontës

    The Poems of Patrick Branwell Brontë, first published in 1990, provides a collection of Branwell Brontë’s poetry, as well as a detailed history of the use and locations of his manuscripts, the story of their publication over the years, and a commentary of the poetry itself. This edition will be of...

    To Be Published July 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Works of Patrick Branwell Brontë

    Volume 1, 1827-1833

    Edited by Victor A. Neufeldt

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Brontës

    This volume, first published in 1997, contains all of Patrick Branwell Brontë’s known writings, excluding his letters, from 1827 to 1833. This title primarily focuses on the creation of the Glass Town Confederacy and on the emergence of Rouge/Alexander Percy/Ellrington as Branwell’s chief character...

    To Be Published July 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Works of Patrick Branwell Brontë

    Volume 2, 1834-1836

    Edited by Victor A. Neufeldt

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Brontës

    This volume, first published in 1999, contains all of Patrick Branwell Brontë’s known writings, excluding his letters, from 1834 to 1836. This title primarily focuses on the creation of Angria, and on the growing conflict between Alexander Percy, Earl of Northangerland, and Arthur Wellesly, Duke of...

    To Be Published July 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Works of Patrick Branwell Brontë

    Volume 3, 1837-1848

    Edited by Victor A. Neufeldt

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Brontës

    This volume, first published in 1999, contains all of Patrick Branwell Brontë’s known writings, excluding his letters, from 1837 to 1848. This title primarily covers and depicts the end of the Angrian conflict, Branwell’s abandonment of the Angrian saga, and his attempts to establish himself as a...

    To Be Published July 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. A Bibliography of the Manuscripts of Patrick Branwell Brontë

    Edited by Victor A. Neufeldt

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Brontës

    This bibliography, first published in 1993, attempts to provide a complete and accurate description of the manuscripts of Patrick Branwell Brontë, excluding his letters. Its aim is not only to correct previous errors and update and extend earlier lists, but also to reconstruct as far as possible...

    To Be Published July 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Charlotte Brontë

    By Arthur Pollard

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Brontës

    Within the narrow confines of Haworth Parsonage the Brontë children constructed a multiform fantasy world and to their gift of intense imagination was added the quality of intense passion. The narrowness of Charlotte’s experience makes autobiography important in her novels, while her imagination...

    To Be Published July 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Emily and Anne Brontë

    By W. H. Stevenson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Brontës

    From the claustrophobic environment of Haworth Parsonage emerged an astonishing range and diversity of character and talent. Between them the two youngest Brontë sisters wrote three novels, each sharply individual in style, purpose and subject-matter. The title, first published in 1968, discusses...

    To Be Published July 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Routledge Library Editions: The Brontës

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Brontës

    This set reissues 8 books on the Brontë family, originally published between 1968 and 1999. The volumes cover the four Brontë children; Charlotte, Emily, Anne and Patrick Branwell, and provides an analysis and commentary of their most respected works. This collection also provides a comprehensive...

    To Be Published July 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Contemporary Studies

    By Charles Baudouin

    Series: Collected Works of Charles Baudouin

    Originally published in 1924, this title is divided into four parts, each looking at contemporary issues. Beginning with ‘The Liberators of the Mind’, the author discusses important thinkers of the time, such as Tolstoy and Nietzsche. The second part looks at ‘The War and the Peace’, which...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge