E-books: Literature

  • Erec and Enide book cover

    Erec and Enide

    1st Edition

    By Chretien de Troyes

    Published in 1987: Erec and Enide, the first of five surviving Arthurian romantic poems by a twelfth-century French poet, narrates a vivid chapter from the legend of King Arthur.…

    eBook – 2019-12-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Women’s Letters as Life Writing 1840–1885 book cover

    Women’s Letters as Life Writing 1840–1885

    1st Edition

    By Catherine Delafield

    Examining letter collections published in the second half of the nineteenth century, Catherine Delafield rereads the life-writing of Frances Burney, Charlotte Brontë, Mary Delany, Catherine Winkworth, Jane Austen and George Eliot, situating these women in their epistolary culture and in relation to…

    eBook – 2019-12-16
    Routledge
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • The School of Cyrus: William Barker's 1567 Translation of Xenophon's Cryopaedeia book cover

    The School of Cyrus

    William Barker's 1567 Translation of Xenophon's Cryopaedeia, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Tatum

    Originally published in 1987, this book is a translation of Xenophon's Cyropaedeia (The Education of Cyprus), first published in 1567.…

    eBook – 2019-12-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Fool of Quality: Volume 2 book cover

    The Fool of Quality

    Volume 2, 1st Edition

    By Henry Brooke

    First published in 1906, The Fool of Quality; a picaresque and sentimental novel by the Irish writer Henry Brooke, is the only one of his works which has enjoyed any great reputation. The somewhat shapeless plot is an account of the doings of young Harry Clinton, who, rejected by his decadent and…

    eBook – 2019-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Fool of Quality: Volume 4 book cover

    The Fool of Quality

    Volume 4, 1st Edition

    By Henry Brooke

    First published in 1906, The Fool of Quality; a picaresque and sentimental novel by the Irish writer Henry Brooke, is the only one of his works which has enjoyed any great reputation. The somewhat shapeless plot is an account of the doings of young Harry Clinton, who, rejected by his decadent and…

    eBook – 2019-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Fool of Quality: Volume 5 book cover

    The Fool of Quality

    Volume 5, 1st Edition

    By Henry Brooke

    First published in 1906, The Fool of Quality; a picaresque and sentimental novel by the Irish writer Henry Brooke, is the only one of his works which has enjoyed any great reputation. The somewhat shapeless plot is an account of the doings of young Harry Clinton, who, rejected by his decadent and…

    eBook – 2019-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Doing More Digital Humanities: Open Approaches to Creation, Growth, and Development book cover

    Doing More Digital Humanities

    Open Approaches to Creation, Growth, and Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Constance Crompton, Richard J. Lane, Ray Siemens

    As digital media, tools, and techniques continue to impact and advance the humanities, Doing More Digital Humanities provides practical information on how to do digital humanities work. This book offers: A comprehensive, practical guide to the digital humanities. Accessible introductions,…

    eBook – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • AfroSurrealism: The African Diaspora's Surrealist Fiction book cover

    AfroSurrealism

    The African Diaspora's Surrealist Fiction, 1st Edition

    By Rochelle Spencer

    Examining the surrealist novels of several contemporary writers including Edwidge Danticat, Tananarive Due, Nalo Hopkinson, Junot Díaz, Helen Oyeyemi, and Colson Whitehead, AfroSurrealism, the first book-length exploration of AfroSurreal fiction, argues that we have entered a new and exciting era…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

  • Rumpelstiltskin’s Secret: What Women Didn’t Tell the Grimms book cover

    Rumpelstiltskin’s Secret

    What Women Didn’t Tell the Grimms, 1st Edition

    By Harry Rand

    Everyone knows Rumpelstiltskin's story—or thinks they do. We heard it as children. We might affectionately remember the adult voices reciting the tale or recall the light in the room and the time of day when we enjoyed hearing this scripted performance. A grown-up's voice added roughness and pitch…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge

  • Women, Literature and Development in Africa book cover

    Women, Literature and Development in Africa

    2nd Edition

    By Anthonia C. Kalu

    This book is a powerful exploration of the role of women in the evolution of African thinking and narratives on development, from the precolonial period right through to the modern day. Whilst the book identifies women’s oppression and marginalization as significant challenges to contemporary…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Performing the Politics of Translation in Modern Japan: Staging the Resistance book cover

    Performing the Politics of Translation in Modern Japan

    Staging the Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Aragorn Quinn

    Performing the Politics of Translation in Modern Japan sheds new light on the adoption of concepts that motivated political theatres of resistance for nearly a century and even now underpin the collective understanding of the Japanese nation. Grounded in the aftermath of the Meiji Restoration…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Revisiting the Elegy in the Black Lives Matter Era book cover

    Revisiting the Elegy in the Black Lives Matter Era

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tiffany Austin, Sequoia Maner, Emily Ruth Rutter, darlene anita scott

    Revisiting the Elegy in the Black Lives Matter Era is an edited collection of critical essays and poetry that investigates contemporary elegy within the black diaspora. Scores of contemporary writers have turned to elegiac poetry and prose in order to militate against the white supremacist logic…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Literature and Culture

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