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Major Works: Literary History

You are currently browsing 11–20 of 29 new and published major works in the subject of Literary History — 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. Edging Women Out

    Victorian Novelists, Publishers and Social Change

    By Gaye Tuchman

    Series: RLE: Women, Feminism and Literature

    Before about 1840, there was little prestige attached to the writing of novels, and most English novelists were women. By the turn of the twentieth century, "men of letters" acclaimed novels as a form of great literature, and most critically successful novelists were men. In the book, sociologist...

    Published June 4th 2012 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 13th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Book Publishing

    Edited by John Feather

    Series: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

    Books are the cornerstone of our culture. They disseminate ideas, and preserve and transmit literature. Their contents underpin great religions, and have been responsible for wars and revolutions. They lie at the heart of education and scholarship. They have brought pleasure (and some pain) to...

    Published May 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  4. Katharine Briggs

    Collected Works

    By Katharine Briggs

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    Katharine Briggs (1898-1980) was internationally acclaimed as one of Britain's most respected folklore scholars as well as one of the most popular authors in the folklore field. She was president of the English Folklore Society, which still gives an annual literary prize in her name, as well as...

    Published December 4th 2002 by Routledge

  5. Pale Hecates Team (Katharine Briggs Collected Works Vol 2)

    By Katharine Briggs

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 4th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Folktales Of England (Katharine Briggs Collected Works Vol 3)

    By Katharine Briggs

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 4th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Fairies in English Tradition and Literature (Katharine Briggs Collected Works Vol 4)

    By Katharine Briggs

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 4th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Nine Lives-Folklore (Katharine Briggs Collected Works Vol13)

    By Katharine Briggs

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 4th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Dictionary British Folk Legends Pt1 (Katharine Briggs: Collected Works Vol 7)

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 4th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Dictionary British Folk Legend Pt2 (Katharine Briggs Collected Works Vol 8)

    By Katharine Briggs

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 4th 2002 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Routledge Library Editions: Keats
    By Various
    To Be Published May 14th 2014
  2. A Publisher and his Circle: The Life and Work of John Taylor, Keats' Publisher
    By Tim Chilcott
    To Be Published May 14th 2014
  3. Introduction to Keats
    By William Walsh
    To Be Published May 14th 2014
  4. The Nightingale and the Hawk: A Psychological Study of Keats' Ode
    By Katharine M. Wilson
    To Be Published May 14th 2014
  5. The Stylistic Development of Keats
    By Walter Jackson Bate
    To Be Published May 14th 2014

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