E-books: Literature

  • 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

  • Genres and Provenance in the Comedy of W.S. Gilbert: Pipes and Tabors book cover

    Genres and Provenance in the Comedy of W.S. Gilbert

    Pipes and Tabors, 1st Edition

    By Richard Moore

    In The Progress of Fun W.S. Gilbert was considered, not as a ‘classic Victorian’, but as part of an on-going comedic continuum stretching from Aristophanes to Joe Orton and beyond. Pipes and Tabors continues the story, covering the comedic experience differently by reference to genres. Here –…

    eBook – 2019-10-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • Contemporary Capitalism, Crisis, and the Politics of Fiction: Literature Beyond Fordism book cover

    Contemporary Capitalism, Crisis, and the Politics of Fiction

    Literature Beyond Fordism, 1st Edition

    By Roberto del Valle Alcalá

    Contemporary Capitalism, Crisis, and the Politics of Fiction: Literature Beyond Fordism proposes a fresh approach to contemporary fictional engagements with the idea of crisis in capitalism and its various social and economic manifestations. The book investigates how late-twentieth and…

    eBook – 2019-10-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Writing Cyprus: Postcolonial and Partitioned Literatures of Place and Space book cover

    Writing Cyprus

    Postcolonial and Partitioned Literatures of Place and Space, 1st Edition

    By Bahriye Kemal

    Bahriye Kemal's ground-breaking new work serves as the first study of the literatures of Cyprus from a postcolonial and partition perspective. Her book explores Anglophone, Hellenophone and Turkophone writings from the 1920s to the present. Drawing on Yi-Fu Tuan’s humanistic geography and Henri…

    eBook – 2019-10-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Resisting Boundaries: The Subject of Naturalism in Brazil book cover

    Resisting Boundaries

    The Subject of Naturalism in Brazil, 1st Edition

    By Eva P. Bueno

    This book consists of the study of five Brazilian novels produced in the last decades of the nineteenth century: O mulato (1881), O cortigo (1890), both by Aluisio Azevedo, A came (1888), by Julio Ribeiro, Bom-Crioulo (1895), by Adolfo Caminha, and Dona Guidinha do Pogo (1897) by Manoel de Oliveira…

    eBook – 2019-10-25
    Routledge
    Latin American Studies

  • The Formation of al-Andalus, Part 2: Language, Religion, Culture and the Sciences book cover

    The Formation of al-Andalus, Part 2

    Language, Religion, Culture and the Sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julio Samsó, Maribel Fierro

    These two volumes present a conspectus of current research on the history and culture of early medieval Spain and Portugal, from the time of the Arab conquest in 711 up to the fall of the caliphate. They trace the impact of Islamisation on the pre-existing Roman and Visigothic political and social…

    eBook – 2019-10-23
    Routledge
    The Formation of the Classical Islamic World

  • Textual Narratives and a New Metaphysics book cover

    Textual Narratives and a New Metaphysics

    1st Edition

    By Raymond T. Shorthouse

    This title was first published in 2002: Drawing extensively upon recent developments in post-phenomenological philosophy, especially 'the textual turn' exemplified by Paul Ricoeur, Jacques Derrida and Maurice Merleau-Ponty, this book explores the role that textual narratives have in the possibility…

    eBook – 2019-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Translation and Transmission of Concrete Poetry book cover

    The Translation and Transmission of Concrete Poetry

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Corbett, Ting Huang

    This volume addresses the global reception of "untranslatable" concrete poetry. Featuring contributions from an international group of literary and translation scholars and practitioners, working across a variety of languages, the book views the development of the international concrete poetry…

    eBook – 2019-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

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