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Major Works: 18th Century Literature

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  1. Memorable Description of the East Indian Voyage

    1618-25

    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 21st 2004 by Routledge

  2. 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 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  3. 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 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  4. 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 11th 2003 by Routledge

  5. 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 13th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Vanishing People (Katharine Briggs Collected Works Vol 11)

    By Katharine Briggs

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

    Published December 5th 2002 by Routledge

  7. G. Wilson Knight

    Collected Works

    By G. Wilson Knight

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    'Professor Wilson Knight stands in a class by himself among contemporary English critics. His work might best be described as the analysis and interpretation of genius, an arduous and heroic task for which he is peculiarly fitted by the possession not only of a penetrating intelligence but of...

    Published August 29th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Starlit Dome - Wilson Knight

    By Wilson Knight

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

    Published August 29th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Poets Of Action - Wilson Knight

    By Wilson Knight

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

    Published August 29th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Mutual Flame - Wilson Knight V

    By Wilson Knight

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

    Published August 29th 2002 by Routledge