E-books: Literature

  • Mary Hays (1759-1843): The Growth of a Woman's Mind book cover

    Mary Hays (1759-1843)

    The Growth of a Woman's Mind, 1st Edition

    By Gina Luria Walker

    Mary Hays, reformist, novelist, and innovative thinker, has been waiting two hundred years to be judged in a fair, scholarly, and comprehensive way. During her lifetime and long after, her role in the ongoing reformist debates in England at the end of the eighteenth century, intensified by the…

    eBook – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Queer Campus Climate: An Ethnographic Fantasia book cover

    Queer Campus Climate

    An Ethnographic Fantasia, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Arnberg

    Queer Campus Climate: An Ethnographic Fantasia is a visceral and provocative account of the lives of ten queer college men living in the Deep South. The book serves many goals. It is an emancipatory research document told in the raucous, fiery voices of these queer men whose narratives are…

    eBook – 2020-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Children, Childhood, and Musical Theater book cover

    Children, Childhood, and Musical Theater

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Leve, Donelle Ruwe

    Bringing together scholars from musicology, literature, childhood studies, and theater, this volume examines the ways in which children's musicals tap into adult nostalgia for childhood while appealing to the needs and consumer potential of the child. The contributors take up a wide range of…

    eBook – 2020-02-19
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Jungian Metaphor in Modernist Literature: Exploring Individuation, Alchemy and Symbolism book cover

    Jungian Metaphor in Modernist Literature

    Exploring Individuation, Alchemy and Symbolism, 1st Edition

    By Roula-Maria Dib

    Jungian Metaphor in Modernist Literature argues for the centrality of Carl Jung’s theory of individuation and alchemy in modernist poetics. Through analysis of the uses of a mythic method in modernist literary works, the book develops a related alchemical model which serves to expand understanding…

    eBook – 2020-02-19
    Routledge
    Research in Analytical Psychology and Jungian Studies

  • 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

  • A Handlist to James Joyce's Ulysses: A Complete Alphabetical Index to the Critical Reading Text book cover

    A Handlist to James Joyce's Ulysses

    A Complete Alphabetical Index to the Critical Reading Text, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wolfhard Steppe

    First published in 1986, this book provides a handlist to James Joyce’s Ulysses, or a complete alphabetical index to the critical reading text, that is, the text on the right-hand pages in the critical edition of 1984 and all its future reprintings. The list is an unedited compilation to meet…

    eBook – 2020-02-17
    Routledge

  • Later Life: Exploring Ageing through Literature book cover

    Later Life

    Exploring Ageing through Literature, 1st Edition

    By Barbara A. Misztal

    Later Life views older age as a valuable stage of life and argues for the centrality of self-making to the quality of later life. Aiming to enrich an understanding of ageing as the unfolding process in which people try to negotiate vulnerabilities of their bodies and manage mortality, it explores…

    eBook – 2020-02-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Jane Austen: Novels, Letters and Memoirs book cover

    Jane Austen: Novels, Letters and Memoirs

    1st Edition

    Edited by Louise Ross

    First published in 1995. Here, republished for the first time,is the first edition text of Jane Austen's much loved classic masterpieces. A rare and inaccessible resource for most scholars, the first editions are unique documents in the history of English literature.  This volume IV includes…

    eBook – 2020-02-17
    Routledge

  • Representing Masculinity in Early Modern English Satire, 1590–1603:

    Representing Masculinity in Early Modern English Satire, 1590–1603

    "A Kingdom for a Man", 1st Edition

    By Per Sivefors

    Engaging with Elizabethan understandings of masculinity, this book examines representations of manhood during the short-lived vogue for verse satire in the 1590s, by poets like John Donne, John Marston, Everard Guilpin and Joseph Hall. While criticism has often used categorical adjectives like "…

    eBook – 2020-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance and Early Modern Worlds of Knowledge

  • 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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