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Major Works: Literature by Period

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  1. Memoirs of an Eighteenth Century Footman

    John Macdonald Travels (1745-1779)

    By John Macdonald

    First published in 1927. John Macdonald (1741-96) was born, and died, a Scottish Highlander. First published at the time of the French Revolution, these memoirs of his days in service provide a rich panorama of life in the company of blind fiddlers, maid-servants, the Scottish aristocracy, soldiers...

    Published October 20th 2004 by Routledge

  2. Jahangir and the Jesuits

    With an Account of the Benedict Goes and the Mission to Pegu

    By From the Relations of Fernão Guerreiro

    First published in 1930. 'The book is full of splendour and strange scenes' NationThe Relations of Fernão Guerreiro, from which the three narratives in this volume have been taken, constitute a complete history of the missionary undertakings of the Society of Jesus in the East Indies, China, Japan...

    Published October 20th 2004 by Routledge

  3. Memorable Description of the East Indian Voyage


    By Willem Ysbrantsz Bontekoe

    First published in 1929. 'Fire and shipwreck, fights ashore and afloat, the pitting of ceaseless patience and resource against fate, these things make one understand why the book, famous in its original tongue, has but to be savoured in translation to gain an equal popularity.' Manchester Guardian...

    Published October 20th 2004 by Routledge

  4. Ossian and Ossianism

    Edited by Dafydd Moore

    Series: Subcultures and Subversions: 1750-1850

    James Macpherson's The Poems of Ossian (1760-1763) were one of the publishing sensations of the eighteenth century. Macpherson's supposed discovery of the epic poet Ossian in the Scottish Highlands provoked fascination and controversy in equal measure. His vision of a romantic Celtic past of...

    Published July 21st 2004 by Routledge

  5. Popular Print Media 1820-1900

    Edited by Andrew King, John Plunkett

    Popular Print Media 1820-1900 makes available a selection of articles from nineteenth-century newspapers, periodicals and books which are otherwise unavailable except in their original publications.The collection also includes a significant amount of material that highlights the complex and...

    Published May 26th 2004 by Routledge

  6. Gothic

    Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

    Edited by Fred Botting, Dale Townshead

    Series: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

    In the last two decades criticism of Gothic fiction has been transformed from a scholarly backwater, interesting itself in literary curiosities, to a wave of wide-ranging critical investigations collectively convinced of the significance, scope and centrality of the genre.Embracing recent...

    Published April 21st 2004 by Routledge

  7. Alexander Pope and his Critics

    Edited by Adam Rounce

    Series: Cultural Formations: The Eighteenth Century

    Warton's Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope was one of the most influential critical works of the eighteenth century. Warton's sustained commentary on the most significant English poet of the century was read as both a promotion of Pope's literary genius, and an attack on it, and as such...

    Published December 10th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Mary Wollstonecraft and the Critics, 1788-2001

    Edited by Harriet Devine Jump

    Mary Wollstonecraft has been described as 'the mother of feminism'. The progress of her literary reputation charts a curve which parallels that of feminist theory, both in the field of women's studies and in that of literary criticism. The writings gathered together here for the first time will...

    Published March 12th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Modernism

    Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

    Edited by Tim Middleton

    Series: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

    As befits so notoriously ambiguous a term, 'modernism' may be studied in a wide variety of contexts. The term embraces subjects ranging from the new architectural practices of Le Corbusier and Walter Gropius, the innovative art of painters as diverse as Monet and Kandinsky, the drama of Strindberg...

    Published December 18th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Anatomy Of Puck:Briggs V 1

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

    Published December 4th 2002 by Routledge