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Major Works: Forthcoming Literary History

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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. 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 16th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

    Reissuing works originally published between 1960 and 1995, this varied set offers an outstanding collection of scholarship. It includes topics that touch on psychology, feminist criticism, philosophy and litrerary history as well as examinations of autobiography as genre....

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Narcissus and the Invention of Personal History

    By Kenneth J. Knoespel

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

    Originally published in 1985. This investigation of Ovid’s fable takes a different tack to previous studies of the love lyric or the themes but looks at the creation of narrative strategies to explain Narcissus’ experience. The story has always been understood as literally impossible but invites...

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  4. British Autobiography in the Seventeenth Century

    By Paul Delany

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

    Originally published in 1969. In the seventeenth century neither the literary genre nor the term ‘autobiography’ existed but we see in seventeenth-century literature many kinds of autobiographical writings, to which their authors gave such titles as ‘Journal of the Life of Me, Confessions, etc....

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Library Editions: Children's Literature

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Children's Literature

    Reissuing works originally published between 1981 and 2000 this set offers an outstanding small collection of scholarship. It includes volumes on Victorian fiction for children, boys’ school stories, heroes in children’s literature, boyhood and children’s literature as art and how criticism...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Empire Boys: Adventures in a Man's World

    By Joseph Bristow

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Children's Literature

    Originally published in 1991. Focusing on ‘boys' own’ literature, this book examines the reasons why such a distinct type of combative masculinity developed during the heyday of the British Empire. This book reveals the motives that produced this obsessive focus on boyhood. In Victorian Britain...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Children's Literature Comes of Age

    Toward a New Aesthetic

    By Maria Nikolajeva

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Children's Literature

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. From Brown to Bunter

    The Life and Death of the School Story

    By P. W. Musgrave

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Children's Literature

    Originally published in 1985. This is a fascinating account of the life cycle of a minor literary genre, the boys’ school story. It discusses early nineteenth-century precursors of the school story – didactic works with such revealing titles as The Parents’ Assistant – and goes on to examine in...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

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