Literature: Literary History

  • Reading Literary Animals: Medieval to Modern book cover

    Reading Literary Animals

    Medieval to Modern, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen L. Edwards, Derek Ryan, Jane Spencer

    Reading Literary Animals explores the status and representation of animals in literature from the Middle Ages to the present day. Essays by leading scholars in the field examine various figurative, agential, imaginative, ethical, and affective aspects of literary encounters with animality, showing…

    Paperback – 2019-09-18 
    Routledge
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • Unspeakable: Literature and Terrorism from the Gunpowder Plot to 9/11 book cover

    Unspeakable

    Literature and Terrorism from the Gunpowder Plot to 9/11, 1st Edition

    By Peter C. Herman

    Unspeakable: Literature and Terrorism from the Gunpowder Plot to 9/11 explores the representation of terrorism in plays, novels, and films across the centuries. Time and time again, writers and filmmakers including William Shakespeare, Joseph Conrad, Henry James, Gillo Pontecorvo, Don DeLillo, John…

    Paperback – 2019-10-04 
    Routledge

  • Orwell Reconsidered book cover

    Orwell Reconsidered

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Ingle

    George Orwell has had a profound influence on modern politics and culture. He is regularly invoked as an authority by journalists, commentators and politicians and his works speak with increasing relevance to our polarised and media-saturated society. Stephen Ingle explores Orwell’s character, his…

    Paperback – 2019-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Radical History and Politics

  • Images of Imperial Rule book cover

    Images of Imperial Rule

    1st Edition

    By Hugh Ridley

    Originally published in 1983. In the late nineteenth century as the European powers divided the world between themselves and scrambled over Africa, so their writers went with them, recording in fiction, as well as in historical narrative, the events and issues of the colonial expansion. The…

    Paperback – 2019-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: World Empires

  • The Holocaust Short Story book cover

    The Holocaust Short Story

    1st Edition

    By Mary Catherine Mueller

    The Holocaust Short Story is the only book devoted entirely to representations of the Holocaust in the short story genre. The book highlights how the explosiveness of the moment captured in each short story is more immediate and more intense, and therefore recreates horrifying emotional reactions…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28 
    Routledge

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