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  • Music, Language and Identity in Greece: Defining a National Art Music in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries book cover

    Music, Language and Identity in Greece

    Defining a National Art Music in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

    Edited by Polina Tambakaki, Panos Vlagopoulos, Katerina Levidou, Roderick Beaton

    The national element in music has been the subject of important studies yet the scholarly framework has remained restricted almost exclusively to the field of music studies. This volume brings together experts from different fields (musicology, literary theory, and modern Greek studies), who…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
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    Publications of the Centre for Hellenic Studies, King's College London

  • Mediterranean Piracy and Slavery in World Literature: Captivity Genres form Cervantes to Rousseau book cover

    Mediterranean Piracy and Slavery in World Literature

    Captivity Genres form Cervantes to Rousseau

    Edited by Mario Klarer

    Mediterranean Slavery and World Literature, is a collection of selected essays which brings to light the literary transformations of the captivity experience in major early modern texts of world literature and popular media, including works by Cervantes, de Vega, Defoe, Rousseau, Mozart, and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • A Persian Sufi Poem: Vocabulary and Terminology: Concordance, frequency word-list, statistical survey, Arabic loan-words and Sufi-religious terminology in Ṭarīq-ut-taḥqīq (A.H. 744) book cover

    A Persian Sufi Poem

    Vocabulary and Terminology: Concordance, frequency word-list, statistical survey, Arabic loan-words and Sufi-religious terminology in Ṭarīq-ut-taḥqīq (A.H. 744)

    By Bo Utas

    This book, first published in 1978, treats methods of describing the total and special vocabularies of a given text and demonstrates a procedure of description of the vocabulary of the Sufi Mathnavi poem Ṭarīq-ut-taḥqīq, composed in the middle of the fourteenth century. The book gives a complete…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • Baghdad During the Abbasid Caliphate: From Contemporary Arabic and Persian Sources book cover

    Baghdad During the Abbasid Caliphate

    From Contemporary Arabic and Persian Sources

    By G. Le Strange

    The history of Baghdad as a metropolis coincides with the history of the rise and fall of the Abbasid Caliphs. In this volume, first published in 1900 and written by a recognized authority in the field, the history of the city and of the Abbasid dynasty are closely interwoven so that, from a…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • The Persian Sufis book cover

    The Persian Sufis

    By Cyprian Rice

    The author was first introduced to Persian studies when, as a ‘Student Interpreter’ in the Levant Consular Service, he studied Arabic, Persian and Turkish. He realized the value of Persian thought in any attempt to draw East and West together. This book, first published in 1964, is the product of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • Beards and Masculinity in American Literature book cover

    Beards and Masculinity in American Literature

    By Peter Ferry

    Beards and Masculinity in American Literature presents the social, historical, gender, and political power of facial hair in the representation of masculinities in American prose and poetry. Employing cutting-edge theories from the fields of Gender Studies, Masculinity Studies, and Queer Studies,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Contemporary Continental Philosophy: The New Scepticism book cover

    Contemporary Continental Philosophy

    The New Scepticism

    By Stuart Sim

    This title was first published in 2000.  Contemporary continental philosophy is a widely-used, but in many ways a highly problematic, term and its exact frame of reference is not always clear. In its more recent French manifestations in particular, it continues to arouse considerable…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • Questioning Derrida: With His Replies on Philosophy book cover

    Questioning Derrida

    With His Replies on Philosophy

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • Modernism, Feminism and Everyday Life book cover

    Modernism, Feminism and Everyday Life

    By Tara Thomson

    Faced with a rapidly changing world, modernist authors turned their attention to the mundane details of everyday life, seeking new discourses and techniques to articulate their experiences of modernity. Drawing on theories of everyday life, Tara Thomson explores modernist fiction by women who were…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Beyond Orality: Performance and the Composition of Biblical Poetry book cover

    Beyond Orality

    Performance and the Composition of Biblical Poetry

    By Jacqueline Vayntrub

    This book examines the modern scholarly history of theorizing biblical poetry and draws out an inherent tension between theories of biblical poetry that assume an oral genesis, and the written nature of our evidence. The divide between this imagined orality and the concrete materiality of the texts…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    The Ancient Word

  • Gothic Heroines on Screen book cover

    Gothic Heroines on Screen

    Edited by Tamar Jeffers McDonald, Frances A. Kamm

    Gothic Heroines on Screen seeks to re-engage with the theories and depictions surrounding the Gothic heroine in film and television. Questions of representation, interpretation and feminist enquiry in relation to the Gothic heroine are at the heart of this edited collection which sets out to…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge

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