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  • Robinson Crusoeby Pat Rogers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    First published in 1979, this title presents the basic facts and the background information needed by a modern reader of Robinson Crusoe , as well as a careful exploration of the structure and style of the work itself. Pat Rogers pays particular attention to the book?s composition and publishing history, the critical history surrounding it from 1719... more...

  • A George Herbert Companionby Robert H. Ray

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    First published in 1995, this title provides the reader with a compendium of useful information for any reader of George Herbert to have at hand. It includes key biographical information, situates the poetry in its historical and cultural context, and, where appropriate, explains theological concepts and traditions which have a direct bearing on the... more...

  • An Andrew Marvell Companionby Robert H. Ray

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    First published in 1998, this title provides for the reader of the renowned metaphysical poet and politician a valuable reference and resource volume. It is a compendium of useful information for any reader of Andrew Marvell, including crucial biographical material, historical contextualisation, and details about his life?s work. The intention throughout... more...

  • The Poems of Dryden: Volume 4by Paul Hammond; David Hopkins

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 280.00

    Volume Four covers poems published between 1693 and 1696, principally Dryden's translations from Juvenal and Persius, and those from Ovid and Homer included in the miscellany Examen Poeticum (1693). This new edition represents the most informative and accessible edition of Dryden's poetry, incorporating extensive new research and providing an invaluable... more...

  • Pope, Homer, and Manliness: Some Aspects of Eighteenth-Century Classical Learningby Carolyn D. Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00

    The author here reassesses the concept of ?masculinity?, and argues that it cannot be seen as an absolute standard, but only as the product of perpetual conflict between competing and unstable models. The argument is sustained by a close reading of the problematic conflict between gendered values in eighteenth-century classical learning. Pope?s... more...

  • Engaging Vernacular Language and Literature in the Classroomby Shondel Nero; Dohra Ahmad

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book draws on applied linguistics and literary studies to offer concrete means of engaging with vernacular language and literature in secondary and college classrooms. The authors embrace a language-as-resource orientation, countering the popular narrative of vernaculars as problems in schools. The book is divided into two parts, with the first... more...

  • Stylistics and the Teaching of Literatureby H G Widdowson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    First published in 1976. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • God and Nature in the Thought of Margaret Cavendishby Brandie R. Siegfried; Lisa T. Sarasohn

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Only recently have scholars begun to note Cavendish’s references to ‘God,’ ‘spirits,’ and the ‘rational soul,’ and little has been published in this regard. This volume addresses that scarcity by taking up the theological threads woven into Cavendish’s ideas about Nature, matter, magic, governance, and social... more...

  • Miltonby Alastair Fowler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Milton's Paradise Lost is one of the great works of literature, of any time and in any language. Marked by Milton's characteristic erudition it is a work epic both in scale and, notoriously, in ambition. For nearly 350 years it has held generation upon generation of scholars, students and readers in rapt attention and its profound influence can... more...

  • Popeby Brean Hammond

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95

    This collection of essays represents some of the best critical thinking on Pope in recent years. Professor Hammond examines the main issues in the debate, in particular why Pope's writing has been so resistant to modern methodologies, such as deconstruction. The essays focus on particular poems or themes and exemplify different theoretical perspectives,... more...