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Major Works: Early Modern/Renaissance Literature

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New and Published Books

  1. Alchemical Poetry, 1575-1700

    From Previously Unpublished Manuscripts

    Edited by Robert M. Schuler

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy

    Of interest to interdisciplinary historians as well as those in various other fields, this book presents the first publication of 14 poems ranging from 12 to 3,000 lines. The poems are printed in the chronological order of their composition, from Elizabethan to Augustan times, but nine of them are...

    Published September 25th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Key Writings on Subcultures, 1535-1727

    Classics from the Underworld

    Edited by Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    This collection is a facsimile reprint of five exceptional books that provide fascinating insights into subversive movements from the sixteenth through to the eighteenth centuries. These volumes will be of interest to researchers in sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth century history and also to...

    Published March 27th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Elizabethan and Jacobean Journals

    Being a Record of those Things Most Talked of During the Years 1591-1610

    Edited by G.B. Harrison

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    This set provides a detailed and intimate account of the Elizabethan and Jacobean World picture. The volumes vividly convey life as it was in the days of Shakespeare; King James; the first voyage to the West Indies; the Great Plague of 1603; the Gunpowder Plot; the Civil War, and the first impact...

    Published September 25th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Renaissance Poets

    Critical Heritage Set

    Edited by B.C. Southam

    Comprises of individual volumes on: Thomas Wyatt, John Donne, George Herbert and Andrew Marvell.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...

    Published March 8th 2007 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. Crown Of Life - Wilson Knight

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

    Published August 28th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Sovereign Flower - Wilson Kni

    By Wilson Knight

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

    Published August 28th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Key Writings on Subcultures, 1535-1727

    Classics from the Underworld

    This collection is a facsimile reprint of five exceptional books that provide fascinating insights into subversive movements from the sixteenth through to the eighteenth centuries. These volumes will be of interest to researchers in sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth century history and also to...

    Published June 19th 2002 by Routledge

  9. The Elizabethan Underworld - a collection of Tudor and Early Stuart Tracts and Ballads

    Previously published 1930 and 1965

    Edited by A. V. Judges

    The Elizabethan Underworld collects together sixteen of the more important tracts from the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries dealing with the lives and misdoings of thieves, rogues, and tricksters. For the most part the original authors were men of experience - watchmen, constables and...

    Published June 19th 2002 by Routledge

  10. The English Rogue - described in the life of Meriton Latroon a witty extravagant being a complete history of the most eminent cheats of both sexes

    Previously published 1665 and 1928

    By Richard Head, Francis Kirkman

    When it first appeared, The English Rogue was declared a forbidden book on account of its gross indecency. Copies were printed secretly and sold furtively at alehouses until 1665 when it was properly licensed. When requested, the author, Richard Head, declined to produce a second volume as it was...

    Published June 19th 2002 by Routledge