E-books: Literature

  • Men, Masculinities, and Popular Romance book cover

    Men, Masculinities, and Popular Romance

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan A. Allan

    Men, Masculinities, and Popular Romance seeks to open a lively and accessible discussion between critical studies of men and masculinities and popular romance studies, especially its continued interest in what Janice Radway has called "the purity of his maleness." Popular romance novels, perhaps…

    eBook – 2019-10-31
    Routledge
    Masculinity, Sex and Popular Culture

  • Spazi Riflessivi in Passeggeri Notturni book cover

    Spazi Riflessivi in Passeggeri Notturni

    1st Edition

    By Daniela Bisello Antonucci, Paola Nastri

    Spazi Riflessivi in Passeggeri Notturni è un testo innovativo e versatile per l’insegnamento dell’italiano tramite riflessioni ed elaborazioni su questioni sociali emerse dalla lettura di Passeggeri notturni, racconti brevi di Gianrico Carofiglio. Il testo, indicato per un livello…

    eBook – 2019-10-31
    Routledge

  • Mediating Nature: The Role of Technology in Ecological Literacy book cover

    Mediating Nature

    The Role of Technology in Ecological Literacy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sidney I. Dobrin, Sean Morey

    Mediating Nature considers how technology acts as a mediating device in the construction and circulation of images that inform how we see and know nature. Scholarship in environmental communication has focused almost exclusively on verbal rather than visual rhetoric, and this book engages…

    eBook – 2019-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Literature, Culture and Media

  • Medieval Images, Icons, and Illustrated English Literary Texts: From the Ruthwell Cross to the Ellesmere Chaucer book cover

    Medieval Images, Icons, and Illustrated English Literary Texts

    From the Ruthwell Cross to the Ellesmere Chaucer, 1st Edition

    By Maidie Hilmo

    The function of images in the major illustrated English poetic works from the Anglo-Saxon period to the early fifteenth century is the primary concern of this book. Hilmo argues that the illustrations have not been sufficiently understood because modern judgments about their artistic merit and…

    eBook – 2019-10-30
    Routledge

  • The Desertmakers: Travel, War, and the State in Latin America book cover

    The Desertmakers

    Travel, War, and the State in Latin America, 1st Edition

    By Javier Uriarte

    This book studies how the rhetoric of travel introduces different conceptualizations of space and time in scenarios of war during the last decades of the 19th century, in Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay. By examining accounts of war and travel in the context of the consolidation of state…

    eBook – 2019-10-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Travel Writing

  • Ea’s Duplicity in the Gilgamesh Flood Story book cover

    Ea’s Duplicity in the Gilgamesh Flood Story

    1st Edition

    By Martin Worthington

    This volume opens up new perspectives on Babylonian and Assyrian literature, through the lens of a pivotal passage in the Gilgamesh Flood story. It shows how, using a nine-line message where not all was as it seemed, the god Ea inveigled humans into building the Ark.   The volume argues that Ea…

    eBook – 2019-10-29
    Routledge
    The Ancient Word

  • Locating Heisei in Japanese Fiction and Film: The Historical Imagination of the Lost Decades book cover

    Locating Heisei in Japanese Fiction and Film

    The Historical Imagination of the Lost Decades, 1st Edition

    By Marc Yamada

    This book provides the first interdisciplinary examination of the popular fiction and film of the “lost decades” of Japan’s Heisei period (1989–2019). Presenting original analysis of major Heisei writers, filmmakers, and manga artists, the chapters examine the work of Urasawa Naoki, Kurosawa…

    eBook – 2019-10-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Witnessing Sadism in Texts of the American South: Women, Specularity, and the Poetics of Subjectivity book cover

    Witnessing Sadism in Texts of the American South

    Women, Specularity, and the Poetics of Subjectivity, 1st Edition

    By Claire Raymond

    Looking at works by Carrie Mae Weems, Toni Morrison, Emily Dickinson, Flannery O'Connor, Dorothy Allison, Carson McCullers, and Zora Neale Hurston, Claire Raymond uncovers a pattern of femininity constructed around representations of sadistic violence in American women's literature and photography…

    eBook – 2019-10-28
    Routledge

  • Cavendish and Shakespeare, Interconnections book cover

    Cavendish and Shakespeare, Interconnections

    1st Edition

    By Katherine Romack

    Edited by James Fitzmaurice

    Cavendish and Shakespeare, Interconnections explores the relationship between the plays of William Shakespeare and the writings of Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle (1623-1673). Cavendish wrote 25 plays in the 1650s and 60s, making her one of the most prolific playwrights”man or woman”of the…

    eBook – 2019-10-28
    Routledge

  • Polyamory, Monogamy, and American Dreams: The Stories We Tell about Poly Lives and the Cultural Production of Inequality book cover

    Polyamory, Monogamy, and American Dreams

    The Stories We Tell about Poly Lives and the Cultural Production of Inequality, 1st Edition

    By Mimi Schippers

    This book introduces "the poly gaze" as a cultural tool to examine how representations of polyamory and poly lives reflect or challenge cultural hegemonies of race, class, gender, and nation. What role does monogamy play in American Identity, the American dream, and U.S. exceptionalism? How do the…

    eBook – 2019-10-28
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare's Religious Allusiveness: Its Play and Tolerance book cover

    Shakespeare's Religious Allusiveness

    Its Play and Tolerance, 1st Edition

    By Maurice Hunt

    Shakespeare's Religious Allusiveness complicates debates about whether Shakespeare's plays are fundamentally Protestant or Catholic in sympathy, challenging analyses that either find Protestant elements consistently undercutting Catholic motifs or, less often, discover evidence of the playwright's…

    eBook – 2019-10-28
    Routledge

  • Law, Labour and the Humanities: Contemporary European Perspectives book cover

    Law, Labour and the Humanities

    Contemporary European Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tiziano Toracca, Angela Condello

    The ontology of work and the economics of value underpin the legal institution, with the existence of modern law predicated upon the subject as labourer. In contemporary Europe, labour is more than a mere economic relationship. Indeed, labour occupies a central position in human existence: since…

    eBook – 2019-10-28
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

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