E-books: Literature

  • The Elmhirsts of Dartington book cover

    The Elmhirsts of Dartington

    1st Edition

    By Michael Young

    Dorothy and Leonard Elmhirst were the founders of Dartington - she the daughter of an American millionaire who was once Secretary to the US Navy; he the son of a Yorkshire parson and secretary to Rabindranath Tagore in Bengal before he married Dorothy. They were the twentieth century’s most…

    eBook – 2019-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Utopias

  • Just Literature: Philosophical Criticism and Justice book cover

    Just Literature

    Philosophical Criticism and Justice, 1st Edition

    By Tzachi Zamir

    In Just Literature, Tzachi Zamir introduces the idea of 'philosophical criticism' as an innovative approach to interpreting literary texts. Throughout the book, Zamir uses the theme of justice as a case study for this new critical approach. By using ‘philosophical criticism’, Zamir posits that a…

    eBook – 2019-11-20
    Routledge
    New Literary Theory

  • A Quest for Remembrance: The Underworld in Classical and Modern Literature book cover

    A Quest for Remembrance

    The Underworld in Classical and Modern Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Madeleine Scherer, Rachel Falconer

    A Quest for Remembrance: The Underworld in Classical and Modern literature brings together a range of arguments exploring connections between the descent into the underworld, also known as katabasis, and various forms of memory. Its chapters investigate the uses of the descent topos both in…

    eBook – 2019-11-20
    Routledge
    Warwick Series in the Humanities

  • Animals and Their Children in Victorian Culture book cover

    Animals and Their Children in Victorian Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brenda Ayres, Sarah Elizabeth Maier

    Whether a secularized morality, biblical worldview, or unstated set of mores, the Victorian period can and always will be distinguished from those before and after for its pervasive sense of the "proper way" of thinking, speaking, doing, and acting. Animals in literature taught Victorian children…

    eBook – 2019-11-20
    Routledge
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • Castration, Impotence, and Emasculation in the Long Eighteenth Century book cover

    Castration, Impotence, and Emasculation in the Long Eighteenth Century

    1st Edition

    By Anne Leah Greenfield

    This essay collection examines one of the most fearsome, fascinating, and hotly-discussed topics of the long eighteenth century: masculinity compromised. During this timespan, there was hardly a literary or artistic genre that did not feature unmanning regularly and prominently: from harrowing…

    eBook – 2019-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature

  • Reframing Drag: Beyond Subversion and the Status Quo book cover

    Reframing Drag

    Beyond Subversion and the Status Quo, 1st Edition

    By Kayte Stokoe

    Reframing Drag provides a critical survey of French and Anglo-American queer and feminist theorizations of drag performance, placing these approaches in a dialogue with contemporary drag practice and the representation of drag in three literary texts. Challenging pervasive assumptions circulating…

    eBook – 2019-11-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Japan in Australia: Culture, Context and Connection book cover

    Japan in Australia

    Culture, Context and Connection, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Chapman, Carol Hayes

    Japan in Australia is a work of cultural history that focuses on context and connection between two nations. It examines how Japan has been imagined, represented and experienced in the Australian context through a variety of settings, historical periods and circumstances. Beginning with the first…

    eBook – 2019-11-19
    Routledge
    Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) East Asian Series

  • Shakespeare’s Things: Shakespearean Theatre and the Non-Human World in History, Theory, and Performance book cover

    Shakespeare’s Things

    Shakespearean Theatre and the Non-Human World in History, Theory, and Performance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brett Gamboa, Lawrence Switzky

    Floating daggers, enchanted handkerchiefs, supernatural storms, and moving statues have tantalized Shakespeare’s readers and audiences for centuries. The essays in Shakespeare’s Things: Shakespearean Theatre and the Non-Human World in History, Theory, and Performance renew attention to non-human…

    eBook – 2019-11-19
    Routledge
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • Ghost, Android, Animal: Trauma and Literature Beyond the Human book cover

    Ghost, Android, Animal

    Trauma and Literature Beyond the Human, 1st Edition

    By Tony M. Vinci

    Ghost, Android, Animal challenges the notion that trauma literature functions as a healing agent for victims of severe pain and loss by bringing trauma studies into the orbit of posthumanist thought. Investigating how literary representations of ghosts, androids, and animals engage traumatic…

    eBook – 2019-11-19
    Routledge
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • Translation: A Guide to the Practice of Crafting Target Texts book cover

    Translation: A Guide to the Practice of Crafting Target Texts

    1st Edition

    By Stella Cragie, Ann Pattison

    This practical guide by two experienced translators and translation tutors explores aspects of time, context and culture in a range of translated literary texts, including novels, memoirs, poems and plays. Reflective analytical sections are complemented by a variety of practical tasks that reflect…

    eBook – 2019-11-18
    Routledge

  • Signing the Body: Marks on Skin in Early Modern France book cover

    Signing the Body

    Marks on Skin in Early Modern France, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Dauge-Roth

    The first major scholarly investigation into the rich history of the marked body in the early modern period, this interdisciplinary study examines multiple forms, uses, and meanings of corporeal inscription and impression in France and the French Atlantic from the late sixteenth through early…

    eBook – 2019-11-14
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to American Literary Journalism book cover

    The Routledge Companion to American Literary Journalism

    1st Edition

    Edited by William E. Dow, Roberta S. Maguire

    Taking a thematic approach, this new companion provides an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, and international study of American literary journalism.From the work of Frederick Douglass and Walt Whitman to that of Joan Didion and Dorothy Parker, literary journalism is a genre that both reveals and…

    eBook – 2019-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

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