Literature: Modernism

  • Modern Political Aesthetics from Romantic to Modernist Literature: Choreographies of Social Performance book cover

    Modern Political Aesthetics from Romantic to Modernist Literature

    Choreographies of Social Performance

    By Tudor Balinisteanu

    In this new research monograph, Mihai Tudor Balinsteanu draws on concepts of dance to demonstrate how the nonhuman is dealt with in terms of practical politics, that is, choreographies of social performance which emerge at the intersection of literature, art, and embodied life. Drawing on a number…

    Hardback – 2018-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Living Legacies: Literary Responses to the Civil Rights Movement book cover

    Living Legacies

    Literary Responses to the Civil Rights Movement

    Edited by Laura Dubek

    In this timely and dynamic collection of essays, Laura Dubek brings together a diverse group of scholars to explore the literary response to the most significant social movement of the twentieth century. Covering a wide range of genres and offering provocative readings of both familiar and lesser…

    Paperback – 2018-04-18 
    Routledge

  • The Poetry of Punk: The Meaning behind Punk Rock and Hardcore Lyrics book cover

    The Poetry of Punk

    The Meaning behind Punk Rock and Hardcore Lyrics

    By Gerfried Ambrosch

    Punk bands have produced an abundance of poetic texts, some crude, some elaborate, in the form of song lyrics. These lyrics are an ideal means by which to trace the developments and explain the conflicts and schisms that have shaped, and continue to shape, punk culture. They can be described as the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-17 
    Routledge

  • The Environmental Crisis Novel: Ecological Death-facing in Contemporary British and North American Fiction book cover

    The Environmental Crisis Novel

    Ecological Death-facing in Contemporary British and North American Fiction

    By Louise Squire

    In the contemporary era, literature has begun to respond to the environmental issues we currently face. In doing so, a new subgenre has emerged -- the environmental crisis novel. This new subgenre is concerned not just with a range of environmental issues but with the human subject as catalyst for…

    Hardback – 2018-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Virginia Woolf book cover

    Virginia Woolf

    By Dorothy Brewster

    Originally published in 1962, Virginia Woolf, provides a commentary on the literary work of Virginia Woolf – examining not only her the novels, but also the considerable body of criticism surrounding her work. Along with the essential biographical details of Woolf, the books recreates the…

    Hardback – 2018-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Virginia Woolf

  • Virginia Woolf and the Poetry of Fiction book cover

    Virginia Woolf and the Poetry of Fiction

    By Stella Mcnichol

    Originally published in 1990, Virginia Woolf and the Poetry of Fiction, provides a stylistic study of the fiction of Virginia Woolf. The book examines what is generally described as a ‘traditional novel’, examining such works as Jacob’s Room, and the way in which meaning is nonetheless conveyed…

    Hardback – 2018-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Virginia Woolf

  • Women of Bloomsbury: Virginia, Vanessa and Carrington book cover

    Women of Bloomsbury

    Virginia, Vanessa and Carrington

    By Mary Ann Caws

    Originally published in 1990, Women of Bloomsbury takes a fresh look at the lives of Virginia Woolf, her sister Vanessa Bell, and Dora Carrington. Connected by more than bonds of friendship and artistic endeavour, the three women faced similar struggles. Juxtaposing their personal lives and their…

    Hardback – 2018-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Virginia Woolf

  • Novel Creatures: Animal Life and the New Millennium book cover

    Novel Creatures

    Animal Life and the New Millennium

    By Hilary Thompson

    Novel Creatures takes a close look at the expanding interest in animals in modern fiction and argues that the novels of this time reveal a dramatic shift in conceptions of "creatureliness." Scholars have turned to the term "creaturely" recently to describe shared aspects of human and animal…

    Hardback – 2018-03-28 
    Routledge
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • Conrad and Nature: A Collection of Essays book cover

    Conrad and Nature

    A Collection of Essays

    Edited by Lissa Schneider-Rebozo, Jeffrey Mathes McCarthy, John G. Peters

    From the shadowy wilderness of Africa in Heart of Darkness to the frozen expanse of Russia in Under Western Eyes, natural landscapes and human attitudes toward nature play an important part in the development and meaning of Joseph Conrad’s fiction. This collection of twelve original essays by…

    Hardback – 2018-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • 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 – 2018-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Modernism and Modernity in British Women’s Magazines: Ultra-Modern Eves book cover

    Modernism and Modernity in British Women’s Magazines

    Ultra-Modern Eves

    By Alice Wood

    This book explores the treatment of modernism and modernity in early twentieth-century British women’s magazines. It expands recent research into the diverse markets and publication outlets through which literary modernism circulated by tracing modernism’s presence in commercial magazines that have…

    Hardback – 2018-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

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