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Making a Difference Feminist Literary Criticism

Making a Difference Feminist Literary Criticism

1st Edition

Gayle Green, Coppélia Kahn
December 19, 1985

Feminist scholarship employs gender as a fundamental organizing category of human experience, holding two related premises: men and women have different perceptions or experiences in the same contexts, the male perspective having been dominant in fields of knowledge; and that gender is not a ...

Metafiction The Theory and Practice of Self-Conscious Fiction

Metafiction The Theory and Practice of Self-Conscious Fiction

1st Edition

Patricia Waugh
October 18, 1984

Metafiction begins by surveying the state of contemporary fiction in Britain and America and explores the complex political, social and economic factors which influence critical judgment of fiction. The author shows how, as the novel has been eclipsed by the mass media, novelists have sought to ...

Telling Stories A Theoretical Analysis of Narrative Fiction

Telling Stories A Theoretical Analysis of Narrative Fiction

1st Edition

Steven Cohan, Linda M. Shires
October 20, 1988

Telling Stories overturns traditional definitions of narrative by arguing that any story, whether a Bette Davis film, a jeans ad, a Jane Austen novel of a 'Cathy' comic, must be related to larger cultural networks. The authors show how meanings and subjectivity do not exist in isolation, but are ...

Fantasy The Literature of Subversion

Fantasy The Literature of Subversion

1st Edition

Dr Rosemary Jackson
April 16, 1981

This study argues against vague interpretations of fantasy as mere escapism and seeks to define it as a distinct kind of narrative. A general theoretical section introduces recent work on fantasy, notably Tzventan Todorov's The Fantastic: A Structural Approach to a Literary Genre (1973). Dr Jackson...

Sexual Fiction

Sexual Fiction

1st Edition


February 14, 2014

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

Translation Studies

Translation Studies

4th Edition

Susan Bassnett
October 17, 2013

At a time when millions travel around the planet – some by choice, some driven by economic or political exile – translation of the written and spoken word is of ever increasing importance. This guide presents readers with an accessible and engaging introduction to the valuable position translation ...

Poetry as Discourse

Poetry as Discourse

1st Edition

Antony Easthope
October 17, 2002

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

Adult Comics

Adult Comics

1st Edition

Roger Sabin
October 14, 2010

In a society where a comic equates with knockabout amusment for children, the sudden pre-eminence of adult comics, on everything from political satire to erotic fantasy, has predictably attracted an enormous amount of attention. Adult comics are part of the cultural landscape in a way that would ...

Dialogue and Difference

Dialogue and Difference

1st Edition

Peter Brooker, Peter Humm
October 17, 2002

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

Language and Style

Language and Style

1st Edition

E. L. Epstein
August 28, 2013

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

Linguistics and Novel

Linguistics and Novel

1st Edition

Roger Fowler
March 28, 2013

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

Literature and Propaganda

Literature and Propaganda

1st Edition

A. P. Foulkes
October 17, 2002

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

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