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Major Works: Literary Genres

You are currently browsing 31–40 of 251 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.

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  1. Jane Austen and the State (RLE Jane Austen)

    By Mary Evans

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Jane Austen

    Jane Austen is often associated with conservatism and her novels are often seen as light entertainment depicting a vanished world and its manners. Mary Evan's study, first published in 1987, seeks to contradict the conventional wisdom regarding Austen's social and political leanings and&...

    Published September 12th 2011 by Routledge

  2. The Lives of Jonathan Swift

    Edited by Daniel Cook

    Contemporaries were mesmerized by the outrageous wit of Jonathan Swift (1667–1745), a writer still widely regarded as the greatest satirist of all time. Soon after Swift’s death, his friends and enemies raced to publish the definitive account of the Dean of St Patrick’s. Now, Routledge brings these...

    Published June 14th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Women and Empire, 1750–1939

    Primary Sources on Gender and Anglo-Imperialism

    Edited by Susan K. Martin, Caroline Daley, Elizabeth Dimock, Cheryl Cassidy, Cecily Devereux

    Series: History of Feminism

    Women and Empire, 1750–1939: Primary Sources on Gender and Anglo-Imperialism functions to extend significantly the range of the History of Feminism series (co-published by Routledge and Edition Synapse), bringing together the histories of British and American women’s emancipation, represented in...

    Published January 26th 2009 by Routledge

  4. The Dryden-Tonson Miscellanies 6 vols

    Edited by David Hopkins, Stuart Gillespie

    This collection is a facsimile reprint of the initial publication of the Tonson miscellanies (in the first four of which Dryden played a prominent role as contributor, editorial adviser, and recruiter of contributors). In 1679 the enterprising young publisher Jacob Tonson entered into a...

    Published December 21st 2007 by Routledge

  5. Modern Drama

    Edited by Martin Puchner

    Series: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

    What is generally referred to as modern drama was an international development or movement centred in Europe and North America, a movement directed against many of the conventions and institutions of nineteenth-century drama and theatre. Between 1880 and 1960, a number of foundational figures broke...

    Published December 19th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Medieval Drama

    By John C. Coldewey

    Series: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

    Medieval drama, always a popular area of study, has enjoyed a surge of interest in recent years. This new Routledge Major Work now makes available for the first time both the canonical and the best cutting-edge scholarship in the field. Organized generically, geographically and chronologically, the...

    Published July 31st 2007 by Routledge

  7. H. Theories of Narrative

    Edited by Terrence Hawkes

    First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 31st 2007 by Routledge

  8. Jacobean Dramatists

    Critical Heritage Set

    Edited by B.C. Southam

    Comprises of individual volumes on: Christopher Marlowe, Ben Jonson and John Webster.The Critical Heritage gathers together a large body of critical sources on major figures in literature. Each volume presents contemporary responses to a writer's work, enabling students and researchers to read for...

    Published March 31st 2007 by Routledge

  9. The Modernist Novel

    Edited by B.C. Southam

    The Collected Critical Heritage II comprises 40 volumes covering 19th and 20th century European and American authors. These volumes will be available as a complete set, mini boxed sets (by theme) or as individual volumes.This second set compliments the first 68 volume set of Critical Heritage...

    Published March 31st 2007 by Routledge

  10. James Joyce

    Edited by B.C. Southam

    First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 9th 2007 by Routledge