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  1. Leigh Hunt

    Life, Poetics, Politics

    Edited by Nicholas Roe

    Series: Routledge Studies in Romanticism

    Recent critical and scholarly interest in John Keats has encouraged a resurgence of interest in his friend and mentor, the poet and journalist Leigh Hunt. This timely collection of essays by leading British and North America romanticists explores Hunt's life, writings and cultural significance over...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Keats's Boyish Imagination

    By Richard Marggraf Turley

    Series: Routledge Studies in Romanticism

    For many readers, John Keats's achievement is to have attainted a supreme poetic maturity at so young an age. Canonical poems of resignation and acceptance such as 'To Autumn' are traditionally seen as examples par excellence of this maturity. In this highly innovative study, however, Marggraf...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. A New Companion to Greek Tragedy (Routledge Revivals)

    By Andrew Brown

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    That the works of the ancient tragedians still have an immediate and profound appeal surely needs no demonstration, yet the modern reader continually stumbles across concepts which are difficult to interpret or relate to – moral pollution, the authority of oracles, classical ideas of geography – as...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Victorian Poet (Routledge Revivals)

    Poetics and Persona

    Edited by Joseph Bristow

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The practice of poetry in the Victorian period was characterised by an extreme diversity of styles, preoccupations and subject-matter. This anthology attempts to draw out some of the main focuses of interest in the Victorian poet. No Victorian poet produced an overall theory of poetry, yet all...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Shelley (Routledge Revivals)

    The Man and the Poet

    By A. Clutton-Brock

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1909, with a second edition in 1923, this concise and easily accessible overview of Shelley’s life and work presents the poet not as popular legend would have it, but in a more objective light. A.Clutton-Brock notes his forthright and imperious attitude to life – a life in which...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Horace (Routledge Revivals)

    By Costa C.D.N.

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Two thousand years after his death Horace is still recognised as a unique poet, having exerted marked influence on later European literature. This collection, first published in 1973, explores the different aspects of Horace’s poetic achievement in his main works: the Odes, Epistles¸ Satires and...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Historical Imagination of G.K. Chesterton

    Locality, Patriotism, and Nationalism

    By Joseph McCleary

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    This study examines a selection of Chesterton’s novels, poetry, and literary criticism and outlines the distinctive philosophy of history that emerges from these writings. Looking at Chesteron's relationship with and influence upon authors including William Cobbett, Sir Walter Scott, Belloc, Shaw,...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Primo Levi's Narratives of Embodiment

    Containing the Human

    By Charlotte Ross

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

    This innovative reading of Primo Levi’s work offers the first sustained analysis in English of his representations of bodies and embodiment. Discussion spans the range of Levi’s works — from testimony to journalism, from essays to science fiction stories — identifying and tracing multiple...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Diary Poetics

    Form and Style in Writers’ Diaries, 1915-1962

    By Anna Jackson

    The diary is a genre that is often thought of as virtually formless, a "capacious hold-all" for the writer’s thoughts, and as offering unmediated access to the diarist’s true self. Focusing on the diaries of Katherine Mansfield, Virginia Woolf, Antonia White, Joe Orton, John Cheever, and Sylvia...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Resisting Novels (Routledge Revivals)

    Ideology and Fiction

    By Lennard J. Davis

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    "By making friends with signs", Lennard Davis argues, "we are weakening the bond that anchors us to the social world, the world of action, and binding ourselves to the ideological." For the reader, this power of the novel needs to be resisted. But there is a double resistance at work: the novel is...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

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