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The Oxford Handbook of Adaptation Studies

The Oxford Handbook of Adaptation Studies  

Thomas Leitch (ed.)

Print publication date:
May 2017
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Apr 2017
Subject:
Literature
This collection of forty original essays reflects on the history of adaptation studies, surveys the current state of the field, and maps out possible futures that mobilize its unparalleled ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Jack London

The Oxford Handbook of Jack London  

Jay Williams (ed.)

Print publication date:
Jan 2017
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Jan 2017
Subject:
Literature
Robert Scholes and Clifford Wulfman define modernism and modernity this way: “Modernity is a social condition. Modernism was a response to that condition.” Modernity “is an urban ... More
The Oxford Handbook of British Poetry, 1660-1800

The Oxford Handbook of British Poetry, 1660-1800  

Jack Lynch (ed.)

Print publication date:
Oct 2016
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Dec 2016
Subject:
Literature
In the most comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the poetry published in Britain between the Restoration and the end of the eighteenth century, forty-four authorities from six ... More
Late Victorian into Modern

Late Victorian into Modern  

Laura Marcus, Michèle Mendelssohn, and Kirsten E. Shepherd-Barr (eds)

Print publication date:
Oct 2016
Online publication date:
Dec 2016
Subject:
Literature
This volume opens up, in new and innovative ways, a range of dimensions, some familiar and some more obscure, of late Victorian and modern literature and culture, primarily in British ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Shakespearean Tragedy

The Oxford Handbook of Shakespearean Tragedy  

Michael Neill and David Schalkwyk (eds)

Print publication date:
Aug 2016
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Nov 2016
Subject:
Literature
The Oxford Handbook of Shakespearean Tragedy is a collection of fifty-four essays by a range of scholars from all parts of the world, bringing together some of the best-known ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare and EmbodimentGender, Sexuality, and Race

The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare and Embodiment: Gender, Sexuality, and Race  

Valerie Traub (ed.)

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Aug 2016
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Sep 2016
Subject:
Literature
The forty established and emerging scholars whose work is included in this volume bring an expansive understanding of feminism to questions of embodiment in Shakespeare and early modern ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Modern Irish Theatre

The Oxford Handbook of Modern Irish Theatre  

Nicholas Grene and Chris Morash (eds)

Print publication date:
Jul 2016
Online publication date:
Sep 2016
Subject:
Literature
The familiar narrative in this field has focused on playwrights: from the foundational work of W. B. Yeats, Augusta Gregory, and J. M. Synge of the early twentieth-century national theatre ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Modern Chinese Literatures

The Oxford Handbook of Modern Chinese Literatures  

Carlos Rojas and Andrea Bachner (eds)

Print publication date:
Oct 2016
Online publication date:
Sep 2016
Subject:
Literature
Rather than attempt to offer a definition of modern Chinese literature or provide a comprehensive survey of all that the category might entail, this volume instead uses a series of ... More
The Oxford Handbook of the Age of Shakespeare

The Oxford Handbook of the Age of Shakespeare  

Malcolm Smuts (ed.)

Print publication date:
May 2016
Online publication date:
Jul 2016
Subject:
Literature
This handbook presents a broad sampling of current historical scholarship on Shakespeare’s period that it is hoped will prove useful to scholars of his poems and plays. Rather than ... More
The Oxford Handbook of European Romanticism

The Oxford Handbook of European Romanticism  

Paul Hamilton (ed.)

Print publication date:
Jan 2016
Online publication date:
May 2016
Subject:
Literature
This volume in the Oxford Handbook series is on the subject of European Romanticism, an intellectual, literary, philosophical, and political movement usually described as taking place ... More
The Oxford Handbook of the Literature of the U.S. South

The Oxford Handbook of the Literature of the U.S. South  

Fred Hobson and Barbara Ladd (eds)

Print publication date:
Feb 2016
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Feb 2016
Subject:
Literature
This collection brings together contemporary views of the literature of the U.S. South in a series of essays employing critical tools not traditionally used in approaching southern ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Montaigne

The Oxford Handbook of Montaigne  

Philippe Desan (ed.)

Print publication date:
Nov 2016
Online publication date:
Dec 2015
Subject:
Literature
In 1580, Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592) published a book unique in its title and in its content: Essays. A literary genre was born. At first sight, the Essays resemble a patchwork of ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Canadian Literature

The Oxford Handbook of Canadian Literature  

Cynthia Sugars (ed.)

Print publication date:
Jan 2016
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Dec 2015
Subject:
Literature
The Oxford Handbook of Canadian Literature provides a broad-ranging introduction to some of the key critical fields, genres, and periods in Canadian literary studies. The chapters in this ... More
The Oxford Handbook of William Wordsworth

The Oxford Handbook of William Wordsworth  

Richard Gravil and Daniel Robinson (eds)

Print publication date:
Jan 2015
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Nov 2015
Subject:
Literature
The Oxford Handbook of William Wordsworth deploys its forty-eight essays, by an international team of scholar-critics, to present a stimulating account of Wordsworth’s life ... More
The Oxford Handbook of the Bible in Early Modern England, c. 1530-1700

The Oxford Handbook of the Bible in Early Modern England, c. 1530-1700  

Kevin Killeen, Helen Smith, and Rachel Willie (eds)

Print publication date:
Aug 2015
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Nov 2015
Subject:
Literature
The Bible was, by any measure, the most important book in early modern England. It preoccupied the scholarship of the era, and suffused the idioms of literature and speech. Political ideas ... More
Middle English

Middle English  

Paul Strohm (ed.)

Print publication date:
Apr 2007
Online publication date:
Nov 2015
Subject:
Literature
This title is part of the the Oxford Twenty-First Century Approaches to Literature series, edited by Paul Strohm. This book evaluates different approaches to Middle English literature, ... More
Cultural ReformationsMedieval and Renaissance in Literary History

Cultural Reformations: Medieval and Renaissance in Literary History  

James Simpson and Brian Cummings (eds)

Print publication date:
Jun 2010
Online publication date:
Nov 2015
Subject:
Literature
This title is part of the the Oxford Twenty-First Century Approaches to Literature series, edited by Paul Strohm. This book examines cultural history and cultural change in the period ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Literary Studies

The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Literary Studies  

Lisa Zunshine (ed.)

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Jan 2015
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Mar 2015
Subject:
Literature
The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Literary Studies considers, via a variety of methodologies and combinations of interdisciplinary approaches, how the architecture that enables ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Indigenous American Literature

The Oxford Handbook of Indigenous American Literature  

James H. Cox and Daniel Heath Justice (eds)

Print publication date:
Sep 2014
Online publication date:
Nov 2014
Subject:
Literature
This book explores Indigenous American literature and the development of an inter- and trans-Indigenous orientation in Native American and Indigenous literary studies. Drawing on the ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Science Fiction

The Oxford Handbook of Science Fiction  

Rob Latham (ed.)

Print publication date:
Nov 2014
Online publication date:
Oct 2014
Subject:
Literature
The Oxford Handbook of Science Fiction attempts to descry the historical and cultural contours of SF in the wake of technoculture studies. Rather than treating the genre as an ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Victorian Literary Culture

The Oxford Handbook of Victorian Literary Culture  

Juliet John (ed.)

Print publication date:
Jul 2016
Online publication date:
Jun 2014
Subject:
Literature
The Oxford Handbook of Victorian Literary Culture is a major contribution to the dynamic field of Victorian studies. This collection of 37 original chapters by leading ... More
The Oxford Handbook of the African American Slave Narrative

The Oxford Handbook of the African American Slave Narrative  

John Ernest (ed.)

Print publication date:
Apr 2014
Online publication date:
May 2014
Subject:
Literature
The Oxford Handbook of the African American Slave Narrative approaches the history of slave testimony in three ways: by prioritizing the broad tradition over individual authors; by ... More
The Oxford Handbook of the Georgian Theatre, 1737-1832

The Oxford Handbook of the Georgian Theatre, 1737-1832  

Julia Swindells and David Francis Taylor (eds)

Print publication date:
Jan 2014
Online publication date:
Mar 2014
Subject:
Literature
This Handbook provides an essential guide to theatre in Britain between the passing of the Stage Licensing Act in 1737 and the Reform Act of 1832—a period of drama long neglected but now ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Propaganda Studies

The Oxford Handbook of Propaganda Studies  

Jonathan Auerbach and Russ Castronovo (eds)

Print publication date:
Dec 2013
Online publication date:
Mar 2014
Subject:
Literature
This handbook includes 23 essays by leading scholars from a variety of disciplines, divided into three sections: (1) Histories and Nationalities, (2) Institutions and Practices, and (3) ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Japanese Cinema

The Oxford Handbook of Japanese Cinema  

Daisuke Miyao (ed.)

Print publication date:
Jan 2014
Online publication date:
Mar 2014
Subject:
Literature
The aim of The Oxford Handbook of Japanese Cinema is to provide the reader with multifaceted single-volume account of Japanese cinema. This volume addresses productive debates about what ... More
The Oxford Handbook of American Drama

The Oxford Handbook of American Drama  

Jeffrey H. Richards and Heather S. Nathans (eds)

Print publication date:
Jan 2014
Online publication date:
Jan 2014
Subject:
Literature
This volume explores the history of American drama from the eighteenth to the twentieth century. It describes origins of early republican drama and its evolution during the pre-war and ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Victorian Poetry

The Oxford Handbook of Victorian Poetry  

Matthew Bevis (ed.)

Print publication date:
Oct 2013
Online publication date:
Dec 2013
Subject:
Literature
This Handbook is the largest and most comprehensive collection of essays on Victorian poetry and poetics yet published. It provides a closely-read appreciation of the vibrancy and variety ... More
The Oxford Handbook of the Victorian Novel

The Oxford Handbook of the Victorian Novel  

Lisa Rodensky (ed.)

Print publication date:
Jul 2013
Online publication date:
Dec 2013
Subject:
Literature
The Oxford Handbook of the Victorian Novel contributes substantially to the thriving scholarly field of Victorian studies by offering 36 original chapters that offer new ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Postcolonial Studies

The Oxford Handbook of Postcolonial Studies  

Graham Huggan (ed.)

Print publication date:
Sep 2013
Online publication date:
Dec 2013
Subject:
Literature
The Oxford Handbook of Postcolonial Studies is a major, fully up-to-date reference work, involving more than thirty worldwide contributors, which aims to provide nothing less than a ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Ecocriticism

The Oxford Handbook of Ecocriticism  

Greg Garrard (ed.)

Print publication date:
Aug 2014
Online publication date:
Dec 2013
Subject:
Literature
This volume explores the history, application, and the future of ecocriticism. It traces the origins of and describes the practice of ecocriticism during the renaissance, medieval, and ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary British and Irish Poetry

The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary British and Irish Poetry  

Peter Robinson (ed.)

Print publication date:
Sep 2013
Online publication date:
Dec 2013
Subject:
Literature
The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary British and Irish Poetry offers thirty-eight chapters of groundbreaking research on the various groupings and movements, the locations and styles, as ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Ben Jonson

The Oxford Handbook of Ben Jonson  

Eugene Giddens (ed.)

Online publication date:
Dec 2013
Subject:
Literature
This handbook is currently in development, with individual articles publishing online in advance of print publication. At this time, we cannot add information about ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare's Poetry

The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare's Poetry  

Jonathan Post (ed.)

Print publication date:
Jul 2013
Online publication date:
Oct 2013
Subject:
Literature
The sound of Shakespeare’s words is intrinsic to their meaning and dramatic effect. This essay understands poetry as word music whether written as verse or prose. My approach to the theme ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Chinese Cinemas

The Oxford Handbook of Chinese Cinemas  

Carlos Rojas (ed.)

Print publication date:
Apr 2013
Online publication date:
Oct 2013
Subject:
Literature
This volume brings together innovative analyses covering a wide range of issues relating to Chinese cinemas. The volume is divided into three parts, focusing respectively on historical ... More
The Oxford Handbook of the Eighteenth-Century Novel

The Oxford Handbook of the Eighteenth-Century Novel  

Alan Downie (ed.)

Print publication date:
Jul 2016
Online publication date:
Sep 2013
Subject:
Literature
Although the emergence of the English novel is generally regarded as an eighteenth-century phenomenon, this is the first book to be published professing to cover the ‘eighteenth-century ... More
The Oxford Handbook of English Prose 1500-1640

The Oxford Handbook of English Prose 1500-1640  

Andrew Hadfield (ed.)

Print publication date:
Jun 2013
Online publication date:
Aug 2013
Subject:
Literature
The Oxford Handbook of English Prose 1550–1640 offers an overview of early modern English prose writing. The aim of the volume is to make prose more visible as a subject and ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Percy Bysshe Shelley

The Oxford Handbook of Percy Bysshe Shelley  

Michael O'Neill, Anthony Howe, and with the Assistance of Madeleine Callaghan (eds)

Print publication date:
Dec 2012
Online publication date:
Jan 2013
Subject:
Literature
The Oxford Handbook of Shelley takes stock of current developments in the study of a major Romantic poet and prose-writer, and seeks to advance Shelley studies beyond the ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Modern Irish Poetry

The Oxford Handbook of Modern Irish Poetry  

Fran Brearton and Alan Gillis (eds)

Print publication date:
Oct 2012
Online publication date:
Jan 2013
Subject:
Literature
This book describes the latest thinking on modern Irish poetry, beginning with a consideration of W. B. Yeats's early work and the legacy of the nineteenth century. The broadly ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Literature and the English Revolution

The Oxford Handbook of Literature and the English Revolution  

Laura Lunger Knoppers (ed.)

Print publication date:
Nov 2012
Online publication date:
Jan 2013
Subject:
Literature
The Oxford Handbook of Literature and the English Revolution offers thirty-seven new articles by an international team of literary critics and historians on the writings ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Holinshed's Chronicles

The Oxford Handbook of Holinshed's Chronicles  

Felicity Heal, Ian W. Archer, and Paulina Kewes (eds)

Print publication date:
Dec 2012
Online publication date:
Jan 2013
Subject:
Literature
The Chronicles of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1577, 1587), issued under the name of Raphael Holinshed, was the crowning achievement of Tudor historiography, and became the ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The Oxford Handbook of Samuel Taylor Coleridge  

Frederick Burwick (ed.)

Print publication date:
Feb 2012
Online publication date:
Dec 2012
Subject:
Literature
The Oxford Handbook of Coleridge is a single-volume source of original scholarship on all aspects of Coleridge's diverse writings. Thirty-seven articles present an in-depth ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Thomas Middleton

The Oxford Handbook of Thomas Middleton  

Gary Taylor and Trish Thomas Henley (eds)

Print publication date:
Apr 2012
Online publication date:
Nov 2012
Subject:
Literature
The articles in this handbook reinterpret the English Renaissance through the lens of one of its most original and least understood geniuses. Shakespeare's younger contemporary and ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Nineteenth-Century American Literature

The Oxford Handbook of Nineteenth-Century American Literature  

Russ Castronovo (ed.)

Print publication date:
Jan 2012
Online publication date:
Nov 2012
Subject:
Literature
How do we approach the rich field of nineteenth-century American literature? How might we recalibrate the coordinates of critical vision and open up new areas of investigation? To answer ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Modern and Contemporary American Poetry

The Oxford Handbook of Modern and Contemporary American Poetry  

Cary Nelson (ed.)

Print publication date:
Jan 2012
Online publication date:
Nov 2012
Subject:
Literature
The Oxford Handbook of Modern and Contemporary American Poetry provides a comprehensive approach to the debates that have defined the study of American verse of the twentieth ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Tudor Drama

The Oxford Handbook of Tudor Drama  

Thomas Betteridge and Greg Walker (eds)

Print publication date:
Jul 2012
Online publication date:
Nov 2012
Subject:
Literature
The Oxford Handbook of Tudor Drama provides an authoritative secondary text on Tudor drama. It both integrates recent important research across different disciplines and ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Tudor Literature1485-1603

The Oxford Handbook of Tudor Literature: 1485-1603  

Mike Pincombe and Cathy Shrank (eds)

Print publication date:
Sep 2009
Online publication date:
Sep 2012
Subject:
Literature
The Oxford Handbook of Tudor Literature looks at the literature of the entire Tudor period, from the reign of Henry VII to the death of Elizabeth I. It pays particularly ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Transcendentalism

The Oxford Handbook of Transcendentalism  

Sandra Harbert Petrulionis, Laura Dassow Walls, and Joel Myerson (eds)

Print publication date:
Apr 2010
Online publication date:
Sep 2012
Subject:
Literature
The Oxford Handbook of Transcendentalism offers an interdisciplinary approach to the cultural impact of this movement. The volume contains over fifty chapters that cover ... More
The Oxford Handbook of the Elegy

The Oxford Handbook of the Elegy  

Karen Weisman (ed.)

Print publication date:
Apr 2010
Online publication date:
Sep 2012
Subject:
Literature
The Oxford Handbook of The Elegy examines the mourning and memorialization that lies at the very centre of literary culture. For all of its pervasiveness, however, the ‘elegy’ ... More
The Oxford Handbook of the Early Modern Sermon

The Oxford Handbook of the Early Modern Sermon  

Hugh Adlington, Peter McCullough, and Emma Rhatigan (eds)

Print publication date:
Aug 2011
Online publication date:
Sep 2012
Subject:
Literature
Scholarly interest in the early modern sermon has flourished in recent years, driven by belated recognition of the crucial importance of preaching to religious, cultural, and political ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare

The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare  

Arthur F. Kinney (ed.)

Print publication date:
Dec 2011
Online publication date:
Sep 2012
Subject:
Literature
This publication contains forty specially written articles providing fresh and imaginative readings of Shakespeare's plays and poems, reflects on the current state of Shakespeare Studies, ... More

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