E-books: Language & Literature

  • Revival: Stories by Contemporary Japanese Women Writers (1983) book cover

    Revival: Stories by Contemporary Japanese Women Writers (1983)

    1st Edition

    By Noriko Mizuta Lippit, Kyoko Iriye Selden

    This title was first published in 1982. The authors deal with the experiences of modern women with penetrating sincerity and honesty, but their philosophic profundity in understanding modern life, their intellectual capacity to view their experience in a historical and social context, and their…

    eBook – 2017-09-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Language, Identity, and Stereotype Among Southeast Asian American Youth: The Other Asian book cover

    Language, Identity, and Stereotype Among Southeast Asian American Youth

    The Other Asian, 1st Edition

    By Angela Reyes

    This book—an ethnographic and discourse analytic study of an after-school video-making project for 1.5- and second-generation Southeast Asian American teenagers—explores the relationships among stereotype, identity, and ethnicity that emerge in this informal educational setting. …

    eBook – 2017-09-25
    Routledge

  • Language in Zambia book cover

    Language in Zambia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sirarpi Ohannessian, Mubanga E. Kashoki

    Originally published in 1978, this volume is divided into 3 parts. Part 1 presents an overview of the linguistic situation in Zambia: who speaks which languages, where they are spoken, what these languages are like. Special emphasis is given to the extensive survey of the languages of the Kafue…

    eBook – 2017-09-20
    Routledge
    Linguistic Surveys of Africa

  • Mahabharata Now: Narration, Aesthetics, Ethics book cover

    Mahabharata Now

    Narration, Aesthetics, Ethics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arindam Chakrabarti, Sibaji Bandyopadhyay

    The Mahabharata is at once an archive and a living text, a sourcebook complete by itself and an open text perennially under construction. Driving home this striking contemporary relevance of the famous Indian epic, Mahabharata Now focuses on the issues of narration, aesthetics and ethics, as also…

    eBook – 2017-09-19
    Routledge India

  • A Grammar of the Margi Language book cover

    A Grammar of the Margi Language

    1st Edition

    By Carl Hoffmann

    Originally published in 1963, this was, and still is, the only Grammar to be published of the Margi language which is spoken by the people of the Adamawa and Bornu areas of Nigeria. Definitions and explanations ahve been given in as explicitya form as possible, especially where the average student…

    eBook – 2017-09-18
    Routledge
    Linguistic Surveys of Africa

  • Questioning Derrida: With His Replies on Philosophy book cover

    Questioning Derrida

    With His Replies on Philosophy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michel Meyer

    This title was first published in 2001. Derrida's work testifies to the problematic state of contemporary thought. Questioning Derrida offers new explorations into Derrida's contribution to philosophy. Presenting contributions from prominent philosophers worldwide, this book explores many aspects…

    eBook – 2017-08-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • The Routledge Research Companion to the Medieval Icelandic Sagas book cover

    The Routledge Research Companion to the Medieval Icelandic Sagas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ármann Jakobsson, Sverrir Jakobsson

    The last fifty years have seen a significant change in the focus of saga studies, from a preoccupation with origins and development to a renewed interest in other topics, such as the nature of the sagas and their value as sources to medieval ideologies and mentalities. The Routledge Research…

    eBook – 2017-02-17
    Routledge

  • Vidyasagar: The Life and After-life of an Eminent Indian book cover

    Vidyasagar

    The Life and After-life of an Eminent Indian, 1st Edition

    By Brian A. Hatcher

    This book offers a new interpretation of the life and legacy of the Indian reformer and intellectual, Ishvarchandra Vidyasagar (1820–91). Drawing upon autobiography, biography, secondary criticism and a range of Vidyasagar’s original writings in Bengali, the book interrogates the role of history,…

    eBook – 2014-08-07
    Routledge India
    Pathfinders

  • Viewing the Islamic Orient: British Travel Writers of the Nineteenth Century book cover

    Viewing the Islamic Orient

    British Travel Writers of the Nineteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Pallavi Pandit Laisram

    The Islamic Orient studies the travel accounts of four British travelers during the nineteenth century. Through a critical analysis of these works, the author examines and questions Edward Said’s concept of "Orientalism" and "Orientalist" discourse: his argument that the orientalist view…

    eBook – 2014-07-11
    Routledge India

  • Feminism and Contemporary Women Writers: Rethinking Subjectivity book cover

    Feminism and Contemporary Women Writers

    Rethinking Subjectivity, 1st Edition

    By Radha Chakravarty

    This book attempts to deal with the problem of literary subjectivity in theory and practice. The works of six contemporary women writers — Doris Lessing, Anita Desai, Mahasweta Devi, Buchi Emecheta, Margaret Atwood and Toni Morrison — are discussed as potential ways of testing and expanding the…

    eBook – 2014-05-30
    Routledge India

  • What are you Reading?: The World Market and Indian Literary Production book cover

    What are you Reading?

    The World Market and Indian Literary Production, 1st Edition

    By Pavithra Narayanan

    This book offers a material critique on various aspects of Indian literary production and its reception by its audiences. Taking a historical and contemporary lineage into account, the author variously discusses the social, political, and economic factors that impact upon and determine choices in…

    eBook – 2014-03-21
    Routledge India

  • The Genesis of the Chicago Renaissance: Theodore Dreiser, Langston Hughes, Richard Wright, and James T. Farrell book cover

    The Genesis of the Chicago Renaissance

    Theodore Dreiser, Langston Hughes, Richard Wright, and James T. Farrell, 1st Edition

    By Mary Hricko

    This study examines the genesis of Chicago's two identified literary renaissance periods (1890-1920 and 1930-1950) through the writings of Dreiser, Hughes, Wright, and Farrell. The relationship of these four writers demonstrates a continuity of thought between the two renaissance periods. By noting…

    eBook – 2013-09-05
    Routledge
    Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

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