E-books: Literature

  • The Woman's View: An Anthology of Prose Passages about Women, from the Eighteenth Century to the Present Day book cover

    The Woman's View

    An Anthology of Prose Passages about Women, from the Eighteenth Century to the Present Day, 1st Edition

    Edited by June Wedgwood Benn

    What is it like being a woman – in society, in the home and as a person in one’s own right? Originally published in 1967, here is a collection of passages, all linked by their theme, that of being a woman. They are taken from novels, essays, letters and diaries written by or about women concerning…

    eBook – 2020-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 18th Century Literature

  • The Third Earl of Shaftesbury: A Study in Eighteenth-Century Literary Theory book cover

    The Third Earl of Shaftesbury

    A Study in Eighteenth-Century Literary Theory, 1st Edition

    By R.L. Brett

    The third Earl of Shaftesbury had generally been known as the forerunner of the Moral Sense school of philosophers in the eighteenth century. Surprisingly little attention had been paid to his importance for literature and yet undoubtedly this had been very great. Originally published in 1951, this…

    eBook – 2020-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 18th Century Literature

  • Work in the English Novel: The Myth of Vocation book cover

    Work in the English Novel

    The Myth of Vocation, 1st Edition

    By Ruth Danon

    Originally published in 1985, this book traces the development of an ideal of work in English writing which runs parallel to that of the Protestant work ethic. The author has called this the myth of vocation: work is seen as the primary source of self-definition, psychic integration and fulfilment.…

    eBook – 2020-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 18th Century Literature

  • Domestic Intersections in Contemporary Migration Fiction: At Home in the Metropole book cover

    Domestic Intersections in Contemporary Migration Fiction

    At Home in the Metropole, 1st Edition

    By Lucinda Newns

    Homing the Metropole presents a new approach to diasporic fiction that reorients postcolonial readings of migration away from processes of displacement and rupture towards those of placement and homemaking. While notions of home have frequently been associated with essentialist understandings of…

    eBook – 2020-01-07
    Routledge

  • Literary Twinship from Shakespeare to the Age of Cloning book cover

    Literary Twinship from Shakespeare to the Age of Cloning

    1st Edition

    By Wieland Schwanebeck

    Unlike previous efforts that have only addressed literary twinship as a footnote to the doppelganger motif, this book makes a case for the complexity of literary twinship across the literary spectrum. It shows how twins have been instrumental to the formation of comedies of mistaken identity, the…

    eBook – 2020-01-06
    Routledge
    Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

  • 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

  • Cultural Organizations, Networks and Mediators in Contemporary Ibero-America book cover

    Cultural Organizations, Networks and Mediators in Contemporary Ibero-America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Diana Roig-Sanz, Jaume Subirana

    This book proposes an innovative conceptual framework to explore cultural organizations at a multilateral level and cultural mediators as key figures in cultural and institutionalization processes. Specifically, it analyzes the role of Ibero-American mediators in the institutionalization of…

    eBook – 2020-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Sense in Translation: Essays on the Bilingual Body book cover

    Sense in Translation

    Essays on the Bilingual Body, 1st Edition

    By Caroline Rabourdin

    This innovative and interdisciplinary work brings together six essays which explore the complex relationship between linguistic translation and spatial translation and argue for an understanding of linguistic translation as an embodied phenomenon. Integrating perspectives from philosophy,…

    eBook – 2020-01-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • The Limits of Life Writing book cover

    The Limits of Life Writing

    1st Edition

    Edited by David McCooey, Maria Takolander

    In the age of social media, life writing is ubiquitous. But if life writing is now almost universal—engaged with on our phones; reported in our news; the generator of capital, no less—then what are the limits of life writing? Where does it begin and end? Do we live in a culture of life writing that…

    eBook – 2019-12-18
    Routledge

  • Katherine Philips: Form, Reception, and Literary Contexts book cover

    Katherine Philips: Form, Reception, and Literary Contexts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marie-Louise Coolahan, Gillian Wright

    Katherine Philips (1632–1664) is widely regarded as a pioneering figure within English-language women’s literary history. Best known as a poet, she was also a skilled translator, letter writer and literary critic whose subjects ranged from friendship and retirement to politics and public life. Her…

    eBook – 2019-12-18
    Routledge
    Historical Women's Writing

  • 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

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