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    The Singularity of Literature

    By Derek Attridge

    The Iliad and Beowulf provide rich sources of historical information. The novels of Henry Fielding and Henry James may be instructive in the art of moral living. Some go further and argue that Emile Zola and Harriet Beecher Stowe played a part in ameliorating the lives of those existing in harsh…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27
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  • From Puritanism to Postmodernism: A History of American Literature book cover

    From Puritanism to Postmodernism

    A History of American Literature

    By Richard Ruland, Malcolm Bradbury

    Widely acknowledged as a contemporary classic that has introduced thousands of readers to American literature, From Puritanism to Postmodernism: A History of American Literature brilliantly charts the fascinating story of American literature from the Puritan legacy to the advent of postmodernism.…

    Paperback – 2016-04-11
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  • Literature and Literary Theory Bundle RC book cover

    Literature and Literary Theory Bundle RC

    First published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2011-09-01
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  • Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion book cover

    Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion

    By Jack Zipes

    The fairy tale is arguably one of the most important cultural and social influences on children's lives. But until the first publication of Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion, little attention had been paid to the ways in which the writers and collectors of tales used traditional forms and…

    Paperback – 2011-08-31
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  • Bodies That Matter: On the Discursive Limits of Sex book cover

    Bodies That Matter

    On the Discursive Limits of Sex

    By Judith Butler

    In Bodies That Matter, renowned theorist and philosopher Judith Butler argues that theories of gender need to return to the most material dimension of sex and sexuality: the body. Butler offers a brilliant reworking of the body, examining how the power of heterosexual hegemony forms the "matter" of…

    Paperback – 2011-04-04
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  • Les Liaisons Dangereuses book cover

    Les Liaisons Dangereuses

    By Pierre Choderlos de Laclos

    ‘I resolved to write a book which would create some stir in the world and continue to do after I had gone from it.’  - Choderlos de Laclos A great sensation at the time of first publication, Les Liaisons Dangereuses reads as much the most 'modern' of eighteenth-century novels. Viewed by some…

    Paperback – 2010-09-01
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  • Shakespeare's Ghost Writers: Literature as Uncanny Causality book cover

    Shakespeare's Ghost Writers

    Literature as Uncanny Causality

    By Marjorie Garber

    The plays of Shakespeare are filled with ghosts – and ghost writing. Shakespeare's Ghost Writers is an examination of the authorship controversy surrounding Shakespeare: the claim made repeatedly that the plays were ghost written. Ghosts take the form of absences, erasures, even forgeries and…

    Paperback – 2010-05-11
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  • Outside in the Teaching Machine book cover

    Outside in the Teaching Machine

    By Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

    Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak is one of the most pre-eminent postcolonial theorists writing today and a scholar of genuinely global reputation. This collection, first published in 1993, presents some of Spivak’s most engaging essays on works of literature such as Salman Rushdie's controversial…

    Paperback – 2008-09-11
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  • A Philosophical Enquiry Into the Sublime and Beautiful book cover

    A Philosophical Enquiry Into the Sublime and Beautiful

    By Edmund Burke

    Edited with an introduction and notes by James T. Boulton. 'One of the greatest essays ever written on art.'– The Guardian Edmund Burke’s A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful is one of the most important works of aesthetics ever published. Whilst many…

    Paperback – 2008-02-01
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  • RC Literature and Literary Theory Bundle book cover

    RC Literature and Literary Theory Bundle

    First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2007-11-01
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  • Enjoy Your Symptom!: Jacques Lacan in Hollywood and Out book cover

    Enjoy Your Symptom!

    Jacques Lacan in Hollywood and Out

    By Slavoj Zizek

    The title is just the first of many startling asides, observations and insights that fill this guide to Hollywood on the Lacanian psychoanalyst’s couch. Zizek introduces the ideas of Jacques Lacan through the medium of American film, taking his examples from over 100 years of cinema, from Charlie…

    Paperback – 2007-10-30
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  • The Ethics of Psychoanalysis: The Seminar of Jacques Lacan: Book VII book cover

    The Ethics of Psychoanalysis

    The Seminar of Jacques Lacan: Book VII

    By Jacques Lacan

    A charismatic and controversial figure, Lacan is one of the most important thinkers of the twentieth century and his work has revolutionized linguistics, philosophy, literature, psychology, cultural and media studies. He gained his reputation as a lecturer, disseminating his ideas to audiences that…

    Paperback – 2007-09-03
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