E-books: Literature

  • Chances Are: Contingency, Queer Theory and American Literature book cover

    Chances Are

    Contingency, Queer Theory and American Literature, 1st Edition

    By Valerie Rohy

    This innovative work makes use of psychoanalytic, queer, and narrative theories to read nineteenth and twentieth-century American literature and demonstrate how the concept of contingency—whether chance, accident, luck, or mutation—enriches our understanding of how queer sexualities are articulated…

    eBook – 2019-10-11
    Routledge

  • The New Pastoral in Contemporary British Writing book cover

    The New Pastoral in Contemporary British Writing

    1st Edition

    By Deborah Lilley

    This book identifies a major turn in contemporary British literature in response to environmental crisis. It argues that the pastoral is emerging as a new critical framework in which to explore the understanding of people and place in this context. The New Pastoral in Contemporary British Writing…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Antología de escritoras españolas de la Edad Media y el Siglo de Oro book cover

    Antología de escritoras españolas de la Edad Media y el Siglo de Oro

    1st Edition

    Edited by Luzmila Camacho Platero

    Antología de escritoras españolas de la Edad Media y el Siglo de Oro ofrece una selección de obras literarias de ocho escritoras medievales, renacentistas y barrocas. Cada capítulo presenta una extensa introducción sobre la autora y su obra. Esta antología contribuye a mejorar el conocimiento de…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • Drydeniana: On Absalom and Achitophel book cover

    Drydeniana

    On Absalom and Achitophel, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Janeway

    Published in 1975, Drydenia: On Absalom and Achitophel is a collection of poetry including A Key to… Absalom & Achitophel (Nesse); Azaria and Hushai, a Poem (Pordage); The Medal Revers’d (Pordage); The Medal of John Bayes (Shadwell); Satyr to his Muse (Shadwell); The Tory Poets: a Satyr (…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Oriental Tale in England in the Eighteenth Century book cover

    The Oriental Tale in England in the Eighteenth Century

    1st Edition

    By Martha Pike Conant

    Originally published in 1906, this book examines the oriental tale in England, meaning it considers all the oriental and pseudo-oriental fiction that appeared in English, whether written in English or translater from the French. The highlights fall upon the Arabian Nights, Dr. Johnson's Rasselas,…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Childhood in the Contemporary English Novel book cover

    Childhood in the Contemporary English Novel

    1st Edition

    By Sandra Dinter

    Since the 1980s novels about childhood for adults have been a booming genre within the contemporary British literary market. Childhood in the Contemporary English Novel offers the first comprehensive study of this literary trend. Assembling analyses of key works by Ian McEwan, Doris Lessing, P. D.…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Sanctity and Female Authorship: Birgitta of Sweden & Catherine of Siena book cover

    Sanctity and Female Authorship

    Birgitta of Sweden & Catherine of Siena, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria H. Oen, Unn Falkeid

    Birgitta of Sweden (Birgitta Birgersdotter, 1302/03-1373) and her younger contemporary Catherine of Siena (Caterina Benincasa, 1347-1380) form the most powerful and influential female duo in European history. Both enjoyed saintly reputations in life, while acting as the charismatic leaders of a…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Medieval Religion and Culture

  • The Buffalo Century: Vāñcheśvara Dīkṣita’s Mahiṣaśatakam: A Political Satire for All Centuries book cover

    The Buffalo Century

    Vāñcheśvara Dīkṣita’s Mahiṣaśatakam: A Political Satire for All Centuries, 1st Edition

    By Kesavan Veluthat

    The Buffalo Century is a keen exploration of satire and its role in society and politics. Written in praise of a buffalo, Vāñcheśvara Dīkṣita’s Mahiṣaśatakam is timeless in its treatment of power, and its subversion. In resurrecting eighteenth-century Tanjore for the modern reader, Kesavan…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge India

  • Twentieth-Century Literary Encounters in China: Modernism, Travel, and Form book cover

    Twentieth-Century Literary Encounters in China

    Modernism, Travel, and Form, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey Mather

    From the travel writing of the eccentric plant collector and Reginald Farrer, to Emily Hahn’s insider depictions of bohemian life in semi-colonial Shanghai, to Ezra Pound’s mediated ‘journeys’ to Southwest China via the explorer Joseph Rock – Anglo-American representations of China during the first…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Homer and Hesiod as Prototypes of Greek Literature: Greek Literature book cover

    Homer and Hesiod as Prototypes of Greek Literature

    Greek Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gregory Nagy

    This volume is available on its own or as part of the seven volume set, Greek Literature. This collection reprints in facsimile the most influential scholarship published in this field during the twentieth century. For a complete list of the volume titles in this set, see the listing for Greek…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • Drag, Interperformance, and the Trouble with Queerness book cover

    Drag, Interperformance, and the Trouble with Queerness

    1st Edition

    By Katie Horowitz

    This story of drag kings and queens at Cleveland, Ohio’s most popular gay bar reveals that these genres have little in common and introduces interperformance, a framework for identity formation and coalition building that provides strategies for repairing longstanding rifts in the LGBT community.…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Research in Gender

  • Early English Performance: Medieval Plays and Robin Hood Games: Shifting Paradigms in Early English Drama Studies book cover

    Early English Performance: Medieval Plays and Robin Hood Games

    Shifting Paradigms in Early English Drama Studies, 1st Edition

    By John Marshall

    Edited by Philip Butterworth

    Covering a period of nearly 40 years’ work by the author this collection of essays in the Shifting Paradigms in Early English Drama Studies series brings the perspective of a Drama academic and practitioner of early English plays to the understanding of how medieval plays and Robin Hood games of…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

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