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  1. The Tower of London in English Renaissance Drama

    Icon of Opposition

    By Kristen Deiter

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    The Tower of London in English Renaissance Drama historicizes the Tower of London's evolving meanings in English culture alongside its representations in twenty-four English history plays, 1579-c.1634, by William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe and others. While Elizabeth I, James I, and...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. D.H. Lawrence's Border Crossing

    Colonialism in His Travel Writing and Leadership Novels

    By Eunyoung Oh

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    D.H. Lawrence's Border Crossing builds upon developments within postcolonial theory to argue for a reconsideration of the concept of "spirit of place" in D. H. Lawrence’s travel books and "leadership" novels – works that record Lawrence’s various encounters with racial and geographical "others...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Pestilence in Medieval and Early Modern English Literature

    By Byron Lee Grigsby

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    Pestilence in Medieval and Early Modern English Literature examines three diseases--leprosy, bubonic plague, and syphilis--to show how doctors, priests, and literary authors from the Middle Ages through the Renaissance interpreted certain illnesses through a moral filter. Lacking knowledge about...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Equity in English Renaissance Literature

    Thomas More and Edmund Spenser

    By Andrew Majeske

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    This book accounts for the previously inadequately explained transformation in the meaning of equity in sixteenth century England, a transformation which, intriguingly, first comes to light in literary texts rather than political or legal treatises. The book address the two principal literary works...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Conrad's Narratives of Difference

    Not Exactly Tales for Boys

    By Lissa Schneider

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Influential Ghosts

    A Study of Auden's Sources

    By Rachel Wetzsteon

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    Influential Ghosts: A Study of Auden's Sources explores some of the most important literary and philosophical influences on W.H. Auden's poetry. The study attempts to show that Auden's poetry derives much of its interest from the vast range of authors on whom he drew for inspiration. But it also...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Architecture of Address

    The Monument and Public Speech in American Poetry

    By Jake Adam York

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    The Architecture of Address traces the evolution of an American species of lyric capable of public pronouncement without polemic. Beginning with Whitman, Jake Adam York seeks to describe a kind of poem wherein the most ambitious poets--including Hart Crane and Robert Lowell--occupy and reconstruct...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Kenneth Burke on Myth

    An Introduction

    By Lawrence Coupe

    Series: Theorists of Myth

    Kenneth Burke--rhetorician, philosopher, linguist, sociologist, literary and music critic, crank--was one of the foremost theorists of literary form. He did not fit tidily into any philosophical school, nor was he reducible to any simple set of principles or ideas. He published widely, and is...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Violence in Medieval Courtly Literature

    A Casebook

    By Albrecht Classen

    Series: Garland Medieval Casebooks

    Although courtly literature is often associated with a chivalrous and idyllic life, the fifteen original essays in this collection demonstrate that the quest for love in the world of medieval courtly literature was underpinned by violence. Lovers were rejected, mistrust ruled, rape was a rampant...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge