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  1. Venus and Adonis

    Critical Essays

    By Philip C. Kolin

    This is the first collection of critical essays devoted exclusively to Shakespeare's first published work, his long narrative poem Venus and Adonis which established his reputation as the literary darling of London and the heir of Ovid. Particularly important is the book's coverage of the...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Scenes from Shakespeare

    By Harry Levin

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Grail

    A Casebook

    Edited by Dhira B. Mahoney

    Whether it is a cup of plenty or the container of Christ's blood, the Holy Grail has always been a symbol of aspiration and longing. This volume surveys representations of the Holy Grail in literature, art, and film from the Middle Ages to the present day. A substantial introduction tracing the...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Anatomy of Prose (Routledge Revivals)

    By Marjorie Boulton

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1954, this title is a companion to The Anatomy of Poetry as a literary guide for the student reader. Writing that students generally find it more challenging to analyse a passage of prose than a piece of poetry, Marjorie Boulton takes a systematic approach to the technical...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Anatomy of Poetry (Routledge Revivals)

    By Marjorie Boulton

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    It is impossible to appreciate poetry fully without some knowledge of the various aspects of poetic technique. First published in 1953, with a second edition in 1982, this title explains all the usual technical terms in an accessible manner. Marjorie Boulton shows that it is possible to approach a...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Anatomy of the Novel (Routledge Revivals)

    By Marjorie Boulton

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1975, this title provides an introduction to the study of the novel. Marjorie Boulton deals systematically with the major elements of plot, character, authorial conventions, narrative structure, and dialogue and distinguishes different types of fiction. The emphasis is on the...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Anatomy of Literary Studies (Routledge Revivals)

    By Marjorie Boulton

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1980, The Anatomy of Literary Studies provides students of English Literature with a clearer understanding of the significance and scope of the subject and a comprehensive background to its study. It gives pointers towards intellectual integrity and advice on independent study,...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Anatomy of Drama (Routledge Revivals)

    By Marjorie Boulton

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This title, first published in 1960, is intended primarily to increase the understanding of drama among those who do not have easy access to the live theatre and who, therefore, study plays mainly in print. The author’s emphasis is on Shakespeare, but most forms of drama receive some attention. A...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 4th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 13th 2014 by Routledge

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