Genres in Context

  • The Holocaust Novel book cover

    The Holocaust Novel

    1st Edition

    By Efraim Sicher

    The first comprehensive study of Holocaust literature as a major postwar literary genre, The Holocaust Novel provides an ideal student guide to the powerful and moving works written in response to this historical tragedy. This student-friendly volume answers a dire need for readers to understand a…

    Paperback – 2005-06-06
    Routledge
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  • Science Fiction After 1900: From the Steam Man to the Stars book cover

    Science Fiction After 1900

    From the Steam Man to the Stars, 1st Edition

    By Brooks Landon

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

    Paperback – 2002-10-11
    Routledge
    Genres in Context

  • Nature Writing book cover

    Nature Writing

    1st Edition

    By Don Scheese

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

    Paperback – 2002-10-04
    Routledge
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  • The Fairy Tale book cover

    The Fairy Tale

    1st Edition

    By Steven Swann Jones

    One of the best known and enduring genres, the fairy fales origins extend back to the preliterate oral societies of the ancient world. This books surveys its history and traces its evolution into the form we recognized today. Jones Builds on the work of folklorist and critics to provide the…

    Paperback – 2002-10-04
    Routledge
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  • Travel Writing book cover

    Travel Writing

    1st Edition

    By Casey Blanton

    Blanton follows the development of travel writing from classical times to the present, focusing in particular on Anglo-American travel writing since the eighteenth century. He identifies significant theoretical and critical contributions to the field, and also examines key texts by James Boswell,…

    Paperback – 2002-10-04
    Routledge
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  • Science Fiction Before 1900: Imagination Discovers Technology book cover

    Science Fiction Before 1900

    Imagination Discovers Technology, 1st Edition

    By Paul K. Alkon

    Paul Alkon analyzes several key works that mark the most significant phases in the early evolution of science fiction, including Frankenstein, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, A Connecticut Yankee in King arthur's Court and The Time Machine. He places the work in context and discusses the…

    Paperback – 2002-01-02
    Routledge
    Genres in Context

  • Fantasy: The Liberation of Imagination book cover

    Fantasy

    The Liberation of Imagination, 1st Edition

    By Richard Mathews

    Using a broad definition of fantasy to include myth, folklore, legend and fairy tale, this survey of the genre will entice as well as inform any student interested in the mysterious, mystical or magical. Beloved authors like J. R. R. Tolkien, Ursula K. Le Guin, William Morris and Robert E. Howard…

    Paperback – 2002-01-02
    Routledge
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  • Biography: Writing Lives book cover

    Biography

    Writing Lives, 1st Edition

    By Catherine N. Parke

    Catherine Parke explores biography through detailed examinations of Samuel Johnson, Virginia Woolf, Langston Hughes, Gertrude Stein and other masters of the genre.…

    Paperback – 2002-01-02
    Routledge
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  • The Short Story: The Reality of Artifice book cover

    The Short Story

    The Reality of Artifice, 1st Edition

    By Charles May

    The short story is one of the most difficult types of prose to write and one of the most pleasurable to read. From Boccaccio's Decameron to The Collected Stories of Reynolds Price, Charles May gives us an understanding of the history and structure of this demanding form of fiction. Beginning with…

    Paperback – 2002-01-02
    Routledge
    Genres in Context

  • The Sea Voyage Narrative book cover

    The Sea Voyage Narrative

    1st Edition

    By Robert Foulke

    From The Odyssey to Moby Dick to The Old Man and the Sea, the long tradition of sea voyage narratives is comprehensively explained here supported by discussions of key texts.…

    Paperback – 2001-12-21
    Routledge
    Genres in Context