E-books: Literature

  • Writing Talk: Interviews with Writers about the Creative Process book cover

    Writing Talk

    Interviews with Writers about the Creative Process, 1st Edition

    Edited by Derek Neale

    Writing Talk includes interviews with nineteen well-known contemporary writers, exploring the ways in which they research and find their original ideas. Working across genres such as fiction, scriptwriting, radio, life writing, biography and more, the writers offer insight into how they interpret,…

    eBook – 2020-01-22
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Publishing and the Culture of Books book cover

    Contemporary Publishing and the Culture of Books

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alison Baverstock, Richard Bradford, Madelena Gonzalez

    Contemporary Publishing and the Culture of Books is a comprehensive resource that builds bridges between the traditional focus and methodologies of literary studies and the actualities of modern and contemporary literature, including the realities of professional writing, the conventions and…

    eBook – 2020-01-16
    Routledge

  • Literature and Materialisms book cover

    Literature and Materialisms

    1st Edition

    By Frederic Neyrat

    Literature and Materialisms sheds light on the current new wave of materialisms and assesses the impact on literary theory and criticism. It maps the similarities and differences between speculative realism, object-oriented philosophy, and vitalism. A genealogy of materialisms, vitalisms,…

    eBook – 2020-01-14
    Routledge
    Literature and Contemporary Thought

  • The Sleuth and the Goddess: Hestia, Artemis, Athena and Aphrodite in Women’s Detective Fiction book cover

    The Sleuth and the Goddess

    Hestia, Artemis, Athena and Aphrodite in Women’s Detective Fiction, 1st Edition

    By Susan Rowland

    Rowland presents a detailed exploration of how the archetypes of ancient goddesses Hestia, Artemis, Athena and Aphrodite breathe into and shape female-authored detective fiction. Representing aspects of characterisation not bound by gender, the book examines how these archetypes emerge in themes…

    eBook – 2020-01-06
    Routledge

  • One-Hour Shakespeare: The Tragedies book cover

    One-Hour Shakespeare

    The Tragedies, 1st Edition

    By Julie Fain Lawrence-Edsell

    The One-Hour Shakespeare series is a collection of abridged versions of Shakespeare’s plays, designed specifically to accommodate both small and large casts. This volume, The Tragedies, includes the following plays: Hamlet Julius Caesar Macbeth Othello Romeo and Juliet These…

    eBook – 2019-12-18
    Routledge
    One-Hour Shakespeare

  • One-Hour Shakespeare: The Tragicomedies book cover

    One-Hour Shakespeare

    The Tragicomedies, 1st Edition

    By Julie Fain Lawrence-Edsell

    The One-Hour Shakespeare series is a collection of abridged versions of Shakespeare’s plays, designed specifically to accommodate both small and large casts. This volume, The Tragicomedies, includes the following plays: All’s Well That Ends Well Measure for Measure The Merchant of Venice.…

    eBook – 2019-12-18
    Routledge
    One-Hour Shakespeare

  • Doing More Digital Humanities: Open Approaches to Creation, Growth, and Development book cover

    Doing More Digital Humanities

    Open Approaches to Creation, Growth, and Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Constance Crompton, Richard J. Lane, Ray Siemens

    As digital media, tools, and techniques continue to impact and advance the humanities, Doing More Digital Humanities provides practical information on how to do digital humanities work. This book offers: A comprehensive, practical guide to the digital humanities. Accessible introductions,…

    eBook – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Rumpelstiltskin’s Secret: What Women Didn’t Tell the Grimms book cover

    Rumpelstiltskin’s Secret

    What Women Didn’t Tell the Grimms, 1st Edition

    By Harry Rand

    Everyone knows Rumpelstiltskin's story—or thinks they do. We heard it as children. We might affectionately remember the adult voices reciting the tale or recall the light in the room and the time of day when we enjoyed hearing this scripted performance. A grown-up's voice added roughness and pitch…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge

  • Women, Literature and Development in Africa book cover

    Women, Literature and Development in Africa

    2nd Edition

    By Anthonia C. Kalu

    This book is a powerful exploration of the role of women in the evolution of African thinking and narratives on development, from the precolonial period right through to the modern day. Whilst the book identifies women’s oppression and marginalization as significant challenges to contemporary…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Revisiting the Elegy in the Black Lives Matter Era book cover

    Revisiting the Elegy in the Black Lives Matter Era

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tiffany Austin, Sequoia Maner, Emily Ruth Rutter, darlene anita scott

    Revisiting the Elegy in the Black Lives Matter Era is an edited collection of critical essays and poetry that investigates contemporary elegy within the black diaspora. Scores of contemporary writers have turned to elegiac poetry and prose in order to militate against the white supremacist logic…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Literature and Culture

  • One-Hour Shakespeare: The Comedies book cover

    One-Hour Shakespeare

    The Comedies, 1st Edition

    By Julie Fain Lawrence-Edsell

    The One-Hour Shakespeare series is a collection of abridged versions of Shakespeare’s plays, designed specifically to accommodate both small and large casts. This volume, The Comedies, includes the following plays: As You Like It Love’s Labour’s Lost Much Ado About Nothing Twelfth Night…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    One-Hour Shakespeare

  • One-Hour Shakespeare: The Early Comedies and Romances book cover

    One-Hour Shakespeare

    The Early Comedies and Romances, 1st Edition

    By Julie Fain Lawrence-Edsell

    The One-Hour Shakespeare series is a collection of abridged versions of Shakespeare’s plays, designed specifically to accommodate both small and large casts. This volume, The Early Comedies and Romances, includes the following plays: A Midsummer Night’s Dream Two Gentlemen of Verona The…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    One-Hour Shakespeare

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