E-books: Language & Literature

  • John Fowles book cover

    John Fowles

    1st Edition

    By Peter Conradi

    John Fowles had gained great popularity as a contemporary novelist on both sides of the Atlantic. In this comprehensive study of his work, originally published in 1982, Peter Conradi relates his work to his life, his ideas and his place in contemporary English fiction at the time. Conradi sees him…

    eBook – 2019-10-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

  • On Deification and Sacred Eloquence: Richard Rolle and Julian of Norwich book cover

    On Deification and Sacred Eloquence

    Richard Rolle and Julian of Norwich, 1st Edition

    By Louise Nelstrop

    This book considers the place of deification in the writings of Julian of Norwich and Richard Rolle, two of the fourteenth-century English Mystics. It argues that, as a consequence of a belief in deification, both produce writing that is helpfully viewed as sacred eloquence. The book begins by…

    eBook – 2019-10-01
    Routledge
    Contemporary Theological Explorations in Mysticism

  • John Crowne: His Life and Dramatic Works book cover

    John Crowne

    His Life and Dramatic Works, 1st Edition

    By Arthur Franklin White

    Originally published in 1922, this book gives an account of the life and dramatic works of the now little known and less studied Restoration playwright, John Crowne. The study consists of three parts. In the first, the author has traced the life of Crowne more minutely than has hitherto been…

    eBook – 2019-10-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The British Stake In Japanese Modernity: Readings in Liberal Tradition and Native Modernism book cover

    The British Stake In Japanese Modernity

    Readings in Liberal Tradition and Native Modernism, 1st Edition

    By Michael Gardiner

    This book describes firstly a Japanese modernity which is readable not only as a modernising, but also as a Britishing, and secondly modernist attempts to overhaul this British universalism in some well-known and some less-known Japanese texts. From the mid-nineteenth century, and particularly as…

    eBook – 2019-09-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • The Routledge Companion to the Hispanic Enlightenment book cover

    The Routledge Companion to the Hispanic Enlightenment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Franklin Lewis, Mónica Bolufer Peruga, Catherine M. Jaffe

    The Routledge Companion to the Hispanic Enlightenment is an interdisciplinary volume that brings together an international team of contributors to provide a unique transnational overview of the Hispanic Enlightenment, integrating both Spain and Latin America. Challenging the usual conceptions of…

    eBook – 2019-09-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions to Hispanic and Latin American Studies

  • Sensations, Thoughts, Language: Essays in Honour of Brian Loar book cover

    Sensations, Thoughts, Language

    Essays in Honour of Brian Loar, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arthur Sullivan

    Brian Loar (1939-2014) was an eminent and highly respected philosopher of mind and language. He was at the forefront of several different field-defining debates between the 1970s and the 2000s—from his earliest work on reducing semantics to psychology, through debates about reference, functionalism…

    eBook – 2019-09-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Festschrifts in Philosophy

  • New Oceania: Modernisms and Modernities in the Pacific book cover

    New Oceania

    Modernisms and Modernities in the Pacific, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Hayward, Maebh Long

    For so long figured in European discourses as the antithesis of modernity, the Pacific Islands have remained all but absent from the modernist studies’ critical map. Yet, as the chapters of New Oceania: Modernisms and Modernities in the Pacific collectively show, Pacific artists and writers have…

    eBook – 2019-09-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • The Socio-Literary Imaginary in 19th and 20th Century Britain: Victorian and Edwardian Inflections book cover

    The Socio-Literary Imaginary in 19th and 20th Century Britain

    Victorian and Edwardian Inflections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria K. Bachman, Albert D. Pionke

    At once an invitation and a provocation, The Socio-Literary Imaginary represents the first collection of essays to illuminate the historically and intellectually complex relationship between literary studies and sociology in nineteenth and early twentieth-century Britain. During the ongoing…

    eBook – 2019-09-30
    Routledge
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • Staging Gender in Behn and Centlivre: Women's Comedy and the Theatre book cover

    Staging Gender in Behn and Centlivre

    Women's Comedy and the Theatre, 1st Edition

    By Nancy Copeland

    Staging Gender in Behn and Centlivre studies the representation of gender in four of the most important plays by the leading professional women playwrights of the late Stuart period. Behn's The Rover (1677) and The Luckey Chance (1686) and Centlivre's The Busie Body (1709) and The Wonder: A Woman…

    eBook – 2019-09-26
    Routledge
    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

  • Bilingualism book cover

    Bilingualism

    1st Edition

    By Shahrzad Mahootian

    Bilingualism provides a concise and lively introduction to bilingualism as a social and linguistic phenomenon and explains its impact on individuals and on society. Addressing questions such as what it means to be bilingual, how one becomes bilingual, and how exposure to more than one language…

    eBook – 2019-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Linguistics

  • The Discourse of Perceived Discrimination: Perspectives from Contemporary Australian Society book cover

    The Discourse of Perceived Discrimination

    Perspectives from Contemporary Australian Society, 1st Edition

    By Sol Rojas-Lizana

    This book offers a way forward toward a better understanding of perceived discrimination from a critical discourse studies perspective. The volume begins with a discussion of quantitative studies on perceived discrimination across a range of disciplines and moves toward outlining the ways in which…

    eBook – 2019-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

  • Life in Citations: Biblical Narratives and Contemporary Hebrew Culture book cover

    Life in Citations

    Biblical Narratives and Contemporary Hebrew Culture, 1st Edition

    By Ruth Tsoffar

    In her latest book, Life in Citiations: Biblical Narratives and Contemporary Hebrew Culture, Ruth Tsoffar studies several key biblical narratives that figure prominently in Israeli culture. Life in Citations provides a close reading of these narratives, along with works by contemporary Hebrew…

    eBook – 2019-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Comparative Literature

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