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Major Works: 20th Century Literature

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 57 new and published major works in the subject of 20th Century Literature — 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.

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.

New and Published Books

  1. James Joyce

    Edited by Colin Milton

    Series: Critical Assessments of Major Writers

    James Augustine Aloysius Joyce (1882–1941) is a towering figure in the development of English-language modernist prose fiction. And his influence extends well beyond the anglophone literary world; like his alter ego, Stephen Dedalus, Joyce flew by the nets of nationality, language, and religion,...

    Published October 9th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Ernest Hemingway

    Edited by Henry Claridge

    Series: Critical Assessments of Major Writers

    Few twentieth-century American writers have been as influential as Ernest Hemingway (1899–1961). Whilst contemporaries such as F. Scott Fitzgerald and William Faulkner may be as widely taught and studied as Hemingway, neither had an influence on other writers—or indeed, the cognate arts—as great as...

    Published September 11th 2011 by Routledge

  3. James Joyce

    Edited by B.C. Southam

    First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 8th 2007 by Routledge

  4. T.S. Eliot

    Edited by B.C. Southam

    First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 8th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Later Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century English and European Novelists

    Edited by B.C. Southam

    The Collected Critical Heritage II comprises 40 volumes covering 19th and 20th century European and American authors. These volumes will be available as a complete set, mini boxed sets (by theme) or as individual volumes.This second set compliments the first 68 volume set of Critical Heritage...

    Published March 8th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Later 19th Century Novelists

    Critical Heritage Set

    Edited by B.C. Southam

    Comprises of individual volumes on: Wilkie Collins, George Meredith, Thomas Hardy, Robert Louis Stevenson and George Gissing.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,...

    Published March 8th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Twentieth Century Poets

    Edited by B.C. Southam

    First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 8th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Mid Twentieth Century Novelists

    Edited by B.C. Southam

    First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 8th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Twentieth-Century American Drama

    Edited by Brenda Murphy

    Series: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

    There was a vast array of activity in American theatre during the twentieth century, when work produced in the United States reached the height of its significance and influence within the world repertoire. Presenting an overview of criticism on the full range of twentieth-century American drama...

    Published August 14th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Twentieth Century American Drama V1

    Edited by Brenda Murphy

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 8th 2006 by Routledge