E-books: Literature

  • Women in Europe between the Wars: Politics, Culture and Society book cover

    Women in Europe between the Wars

    Politics, Culture and Society, 1st Edition

    By Angela Kimyongür

    The central aim of this interdisciplinary book is to make visible the intentionality behind the 'forgetting' of European women's contributions during the period between the two world wars in the context of politics, culture and society. It also seeks to record and analyse women's agency in the…

    eBook – 2017-11-30
    Routledge

  • Women in Service in Early Modern England: Essential Works for the Study of Early Modern Women: Series III, Part Three, Volume 5 book cover

    Women in Service in Early Modern England

    Essential Works for the Study of Early Modern Women: Series III, Part Three, Volume 5, 1st Edition

    By Jeannie Dalporto

    From the wealth of textual material about female servants, The author has chosen four representative texts for inclusion in this volume. They have been chosen to illustrate how books addressed to female servants evolved and to show that women in service and the ordering of the household…

    eBook – 2017-11-30
    Routledge

  • Imagining Soldiers and Fathers in the Mid-Victorian Era: Charlotte Yonge's Models of Manliness book cover

    Imagining Soldiers and Fathers in the Mid-Victorian Era

    Charlotte Yonge's Models of Manliness, 1st Edition

    By Susan Walton

    Beginning with the premise that women's perceptions of manliness are crucial to its construction, The author focuses on the life and writings of Charlotte Yonge as a prism for understanding the formulation of masculinities in the Victorian period. Yonge was a prolific writer whose bestselling…

    eBook – 2017-11-30
    Routledge

  • Collaboration in the Arts from the Middle Ages to the Present book cover

    Collaboration in the Arts from the Middle Ages to the Present

    1st Edition

    By Silvia Bigliazzi

    'Collaboration' is a complex cultural and political phenomenon: the combined practice of two or more artists, simultaneously or across time, or the willing (and therefore publicly reprehensible) collusion implied by the term's specifically historical meaning. These interdisciplinary essays propose…

    eBook – 2017-11-30
    Routledge

  • Irishness and Womanhood in Nineteenth-Century British Writing book cover

    Irishness and Womanhood in Nineteenth-Century British Writing

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Tracy

    In The Wild Irish Girl, the powerful Irish heroine's marriage to a heroic Englishman symbolizes the Anglo-Irish novelist Lady Morgan's re-imagining of the relationship between Ireland and Britain and between men and women. Using this most influential of pro-union novels as his point of departure,…

    eBook – 2017-11-30
    Routledge

  • Oroonoko: Adaptations and Offshoots book cover

    Oroonoko

    Adaptations and Offshoots, 1st Edition

    By Susan B. Iwanisziw

    With the aim of examining the postcolonial applications of Aphra Behn's re-entry into the literary canon, the editor presents this edition as a collection representing the nexus of very specific articulations of literary, cultural, and political tropes produced by various writers and adapters from…

    eBook – 2017-11-30
    Routledge

  • Charles Knight: Educator, Publisher, Writer book cover

    Charles Knight

    Educator, Publisher, Writer, 1st Edition

    By Valerie Gray

    Charles Knight: Educator, Publisher, Writer is the first modern book-length study of this important nineteenth-century educational reformer, author, and publisher. Though he made significant contributions during his lifetime to the cause of popular education, providing inexpensive but quality…

    eBook – 2017-11-30
    Routledge

  • Language, Custom and Nation in the 1790s: Locke, Tooke, Wordsworth, Edgeworth book cover

    Language, Custom and Nation in the 1790s

    Locke, Tooke, Wordsworth, Edgeworth, 1st Edition

    By Susan Manly

    Language, Custom and Nation in the 1790s shows for the first time how the radical 'Jacobin' poets, and their ideas of a 'revolutionary' poetry, were impelled - even 'invented' - by the seventeenth-century English philosopher John Locke. For too long the revolutionary Romanticism and poetic…

    eBook – 2017-11-30
    Routledge

  • The Shakespearean International Yearbook: Volume 4: Shakespeare Studies Today book cover

    The Shakespearean International Yearbook

    Volume 4: Shakespeare Studies Today, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Turner

    This eighth volume of The Shakespearean International Yearbook presents a special section on 'European Shakespeares', proceeding from the claim that Shakespeare's literary craft was not just native English or British, but was filtered and fashioned through a Renaissance awareness that needs to be…

    eBook – 2017-11-30
    Routledge

  • Witchcraft, Exorcism and the Politics of Possession in a Seventeenth-Century Convent: 'How Sister Ursula was once Bewiched and Sister Margaret Twice' book cover

    Witchcraft, Exorcism and the Politics of Possession in a Seventeenth-Century Convent

    'How Sister Ursula was once Bewiched and Sister Margaret Twice', 1st Edition

    By Nicky Hallett

    Presenting a remarkable set of previously unpublished papers, this book concerns the bewitchment, possession and exorcism of two seventeenth-century nuns living in exile in an English convent in the Spanish Netherlands. The two women left behind an extensive set of personal writing that reveals…

    eBook – 2017-11-22
    Routledge

  • Revival: Stories by Contemporary Japanese Women Writers (1983) book cover

    Revival: Stories by Contemporary Japanese Women Writers (1983)

    1st Edition

    By Noriko Mizuta Lippit, Kyoko Iriye Selden

    This title was first published in 1982. The authors deal with the experiences of modern women with penetrating sincerity and honesty, but their philosophic profundity in understanding modern life, their intellectual capacity to view their experience in a historical and social context, and their…

    eBook – 2017-09-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Mahabharata Now: Narration, Aesthetics, Ethics book cover

    Mahabharata Now

    Narration, Aesthetics, Ethics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arindam Chakrabarti, Sibaji Bandyopadhyay

    The Mahabharata is at once an archive and a living text, a sourcebook complete by itself and an open text perennially under construction. Driving home this striking contemporary relevance of the famous Indian epic, Mahabharata Now focuses on the issues of narration, aesthetics and ethics, as also…

    eBook – 2017-09-19
    Routledge India

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