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  • The Mabinogi (Routledge Revivals): A Book of Essays book cover

    The Mabinogi (Routledge Revivals)

    A Book of Essays, 1st Edition

    By C. W. Sullivan III

    The purpose of this collection, which was first published in 1996, is to provide both an overview of the major critical approaches to the Four Branches of the Mabinogi and a selection of the best essays dealing with them. The essays examine the origins of the Mabinogion, comparative analyses, and…

    eBook – 2020-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Handbook of Modern Korean Literature book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Modern Korean Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yoon Sun Yang

    The Routledge Handbook of Modern Korean Literature provides a comprehensive overview of a Korean literary tradition, which is understood as a multifaceted nexus of practices, both homegrown and transnational. The handbook discusses the perspectives from which modern Korean literature has thus far…

    eBook – 2020-03-26
    Routledge

  • Guido Cavalcanti: Poet of the Rational Animal book cover

    Guido Cavalcanti

    Poet of the Rational Animal, 1st Edition

    By Gregory B. Stone

    Guido Cavalcanti, Dante’s intellectual mentor, is widely considered among the greatest Italian lyric poets; his famous and notoriously difficult philosophical canzone Donna me prega is often characterized as the most studied lyric poem in Italian literature. This book situates Cavalcanti’s poetry…

    eBook – 2020-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Transcending the Postmodern: The Singular Response of Literature to the Transmodern Paradigm book cover

    Transcending the Postmodern

    The Singular Response of Literature to the Transmodern Paradigm, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susana Onega, Jean-Michel Ganteau

    Transcending the Postmodern: The Singular Response of Literature to the Transmodern Paradigm gathers an introduction and ten chapters concerned with the issue of Transmodernity as addressed by and presented in contemporary novels hailing from various parts of the English-speaking world. Building on…

    eBook – 2020-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Women's Travel Writings in India 1777–1854: Volume I: Jemima Kindersley, Letters from the Island of Teneriffe, Brazil, the Cape of Good Hope and the East Indies (1777); and Maria Graham, Journal of a Residence in India (1812) book cover

    Women's Travel Writings in India 1777–1854

    Volume I: Jemima Kindersley, Letters from the Island of Teneriffe, Brazil, the Cape of Good Hope and the East Indies (1777); and Maria Graham, Journal of a Residence in India (1812), 1st Edition

    Edited by Carl Thompson

    The ‘memsahibs’ of the British Raj in India are well-known figures today, frequently depicted in fiction, TV and film. In recent years, they have also become the focus of extensive scholarship. Less familiar to both academics and the general public, however, are the eighteenth- and early…

    eBook – 2020-02-27
    Routledge
    Chawton House Library: Women’s Travel Writings

  • A Poetics of Arabic Autobiography: Between Dissociation and Belonging book cover

    A Poetics of Arabic Autobiography

    Between Dissociation and Belonging, 1st Edition

    By Ariel M. Sheetrit

    This book examines the poetics of autobiographical masterpieces written in Arabic by Leila Abouzeid, Hanan al-Shaykh, Samuel Shimon, Abd al-Rahman Munif, Salim Barakat, Mohamed Choukri and Hanna Abu Hanna. These literary works articulate the life story of each author in ways that undermine the…

    eBook – 2020-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Auto/Biography Studies

  • Jane Austen and Altruism book cover

    Jane Austen and Altruism

    1st Edition

    By Magdalen Ki

    Jane Austen and Altruism identifies a compelling theme, namely, the view that Jane Austen propounds a rigorous, boundary-sensitive model of altruism that counters the human propensity to selfishness and promotes the culture of cooperation. In her days, altruism was commonly known as "benevolence",…

    eBook – 2020-02-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • The Divine in Modern Hebrew Literature book cover

    The Divine in Modern Hebrew Literature

    1st Edition

    By Neta Stahl

    Demonstrating the pervasive presence of God in modern Hebrew literature, this book explores the qualities that twentieth-century Hebrew writers attributed to the divine, and examines their functions against the simplistic dichotomy between religious and secular literature. The volume follows both…

    eBook – 2020-02-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Women's Travel Writings in India 1777–1854: Volume II: Harriet Newell, Memoirs of Mrs Harriet Newell, Wife of the Reverend Samuel Newell, American Missionary to India (1815); and Eliza Fay, Letters from India (1817) book cover

    Women's Travel Writings in India 1777–1854

    Volume II: Harriet Newell, Memoirs of Mrs Harriet Newell, Wife of the Reverend Samuel Newell, American Missionary to India (1815); and Eliza Fay, Letters from India (1817), 1st Edition

    Edited by Katrina O'Loughlin

    The ‘memsahibs’ of the British Raj in India are well-known figures today, frequently depicted in fiction, TV and film. In recent years, they have also become the focus of extensive scholarship. Less familiar to both academics and the general public, however, are the eighteenth- and early…

    eBook – 2020-02-18
    Routledge
    Chawton House Library: Women’s Travel Writings

  • Women's Travel Writings in India 1777–1854: Volume III: Mrs A. Deane, A Tour through the Upper Provinces of Hindustan (1823); and Julia Charlotte Maitland, Letters from Madras During the Years 1836-39, by a Lady (1843) book cover

    Women's Travel Writings in India 1777–1854

    Volume III: Mrs A. Deane, A Tour through the Upper Provinces of Hindustan (1823); and Julia Charlotte Maitland, Letters from Madras During the Years 1836-39, by a Lady (1843), 1st Edition

    Edited by Éadaoin Agnew

    The ‘memsahibs’ of the British Raj in India are well-known figures today, frequently depicted in fiction, TV and film. In recent years, they have also become the focus of extensive scholarship. Less familiar to both academics and the general public, however, are the eighteenth- and early…

    eBook – 2020-02-18
    Routledge
    Chawton House Library: Women’s Travel Writings

  • Women's Travel Writings in India 1777–1854: Volume IV: Mary Martha Sherwood, The Life of Mrs Sherwood (1854) book cover

    Women's Travel Writings in India 1777–1854

    Volume IV: Mary Martha Sherwood, The Life of Mrs Sherwood (1854), 1st Edition

    Edited by Betty Hagglund

    The ‘memsahibs’ of the British Raj in India are well-known figures today, frequently depicted in fiction, TV and film. In recent years, they have also become the focus of extensive scholarship. Less familiar to both academics and the general public, however, are the eighteenth- and early…

    eBook – 2020-02-18
    Routledge
    Chawton House Library: Women’s Travel Writings

  • Lacan, Foucault, and the Malleable Subject in Early Modern English Utopian Literature book cover

    Lacan, Foucault, and the Malleable Subject in Early Modern English Utopian Literature

    1st Edition

    By Dan Mills

    Theoretically informed scholarship on early modern English utopian literature has largely focused on Marxist interpretation of these texts in an attempt to characterize them as proto- Marxist. The present volume instead focuses on subjectivity in early modern English utopian writing by using these…

    eBook – 2020-02-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

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