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Major Works: Early Modern/Renaissance Literature

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  1. A Complete History of the Lives and Robberies of the Most Notorious Highwaymen, Footpads, Shoplifts and Cheats of Both Sexes

    Previously published 1719 and 1926

    By Captain Alexander Smith

    Edited by Arthur L. Hayward

    A Complete History of the Highwaymen discloses the most secret and barbarous murders, unparalleled robberies, notorious thefts and unheard of cheats, setting them in a true light and exposing them to public view for the common benefit of mankind. The accounts and confessions are drawn from...

    Published June 19th 2002 by Routledge

  2. Lives of the Most Remarkable Criminals - who have been condemned and executed for murder, the highway, housebreaking, street robberies, coining or other offences

    Previously published 1735 and 1927

    Edited by Arthur L. Hayward

    Lives of the Most Remarkable Criminals was originally published in three volumes and sold by John Osborn on Paternoster Row. The volumes recount the lives, crimes and executions of eighteenth century lawbreakers. By '[setting] forth the entertainments of vice in their proper colours', the volumes...

    Published June 19th 2002 by Routledge

  3. A General History of the Robberies and Murders of the Most Notorious Pirates - from their first rise and settlement in the Island of Providence to the present year

    Previously published 1726 and 1927

    By Captain Charles Johnson

    Edited by Arthur L. Hayward

    A General History of the Pirates has long been a classic of seafaring literature and was inspiration to both Robert Louis Stevenson and J.M. Barrie. Nothing is known about Captain Charles Johnson, and it is thought that the name may be assumed - there are even some who believe he may have been...

    Published June 19th 2002 by Routledge

  4. Architecture of the Renaissance

    Edited by Leonardo Benevolo

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    This extensively illustrated study opens with an account of the movement's founders: Brunelleschi, arbiter of Florence's building problems, and Alberti, who supplied the new architecture with a suitable theoretical foundation. The editor considers the general effect of the new artistic culture on...

    Published May 15th 2002 by Routledge

  5. Architecture of the Renaissance

    Volume 1

    By Leonardo Benevolo

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

    Published May 15th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Architecture of the Renaissance

    Volume 2

    Edited by Leonardo Benevolo

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

    Published May 15th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Observations On Fairy Queen V1

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 25th 2000 by Routledge

  8. Observations On Fairy Queen V2

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 25th 2000 by Routledge

  9. Spenser's Faerie Queene

    Warton's Observations and Hurd's Letters

    Edited by David Fairer

    Series: Cultural Formations: The Eighteenth Century

    This set publishes two of the most influential critical works of the eighteenth century together for the first time. Richard Hurd's Letters on Chivalry and Romance and the second (enlarged) edition of Thomas Warton's Observations on the Fairy Queen appeared within a few months of each other in 1762...

    Published October 25th 2000 by Routledge

  10. Elizabethan and Jacobean Journals

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

    Edited by G.B. Harrison

    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 August 18th 1999 by Routledge