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  1. Romantic Ecology (Routledge Revivals)

    Wordsworth and the Environmental Tradition

    By Jonathan Bate

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1991, Romantic Ecology reassesses the poetry of William Wordsworth in the context of the abiding pastoral tradition in English Literature. Jonathan Bate explores the politics of poetry and argues that contrary to critics who suggest that the Wordsworth was a reactionary who...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Society and Literature 1945-1970 (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Alan Sinfield

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1983, this book focuses on the twentieth-century writer as both a product, and an interpreter, of his or her society. It explores the social basis of our conceptions of literature and the ways in which writing is affected by the media, institutional and technical, through which...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Elizabeth Gaskell and the English Provincial Novel

    By W. A. Craik

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1975, this book places Elizabeth Gaskell amongst the major novelists of the nineteenth-century. It considers how she has sometimes been overlooked, or admired for very few of her works, or for reasons that are not in fact central to her art. W. A. Craik looks at Gaskell’s...

    Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Dramatic Monologue (Routledge Revivals)

    By Alan Sinfield

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1977, this book looks at the versatile literary form of dramatic monologue. Although it is often associated with Browning and other poets writing between 1830 and 1930, the concept has been employed by diverse poets of multiple periods such as Ovid, Chaucer, Donne, Blake,...

    Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Apple and the Spectroscope (Routledge Revivals)

    Being Lectures on Poetry Designed (in the main) for Science Students

    By T R Henn

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1951, this book is based on a course of lectures on poetry and prose given at Cambridge University during the long vacations of 1946-1950. A request for lectures of this kind came originally from a group of science students and the response was such that a course of this nature...

    Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Modernism (Routledge Revivals)

    By Peter Faulkner

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1977, this book focuses on Modernism, one of the most frequently used terms in the discussion of twentieth-century literature and culture. It provides an historical account of the concept, showing the relation of Modernism to Victorian culture and uses the work of Henry James and...

    Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Tempest

    Critical Essays

    Edited by Patrick M. Murphy

    Series: Shakespeare Criticism

    The Tempest: Critical Essays traces the history of Shakespeare's controversial late romance from its early reception (and adaptation) in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries to the present. The volume reprints influential criticism, and it also offers eight originalessays which study The...

    Published May 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Merlin

    A Casebook

    Edited by Peter H. Goodrich

    Series: Arthurian Characters and Themes

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  9. King Arthur's Modern Return

    Edited by Debra N. Mancoff

    Series: Garland Reference Library of the Humanities

    The Arthurian legend closes with a promise: On a distant day, when his country calls, the king will return. His lost realm will be regained, and his shattered dream of an ideal world will, at last, be realized. This collection of original essays explores the issue of return in the modern Arthurian...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Poetic Edda

    Essays on Old Norse Mythology

    Edited by Paul Acker, Carolyne Larrington

    Series: Garland Medieval Casebooks

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

    Published June 27th 2013 by Routledge

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