Literature: Modernism

  • Literary and Cultural Alternatives to Modernism: Unsettling Presences book cover

    Literary and Cultural Alternatives to Modernism

    Unsettling Presences

    Edited by Kostas Boyiopoulos, Anthony Patterson, Mark Sandy

    The 17 essays of Unsettling Presences investigate writers and texts chiefly stretching from 1890 to 1939, from both within and outside of the Modernist canon. They explore tensions, convergences, and differences between the dominant Modernists and lesser-known figures. Not only do they examine the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Henry James' Travel: Fiction and Non-Fiction book cover

    Henry James' Travel

    Fiction and Non-Fiction

    Edited by Miroslawa Buchholtz

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Re-Covering Modernism: Pulps, Paperbacks, and the Prejudice of Form book cover

    Re-Covering Modernism

    Pulps, Paperbacks, and the Prejudice of Form

    In the first half of the twentieth century, modernist works appeared not only in obscure little magazines and books published by tiny exclusive presses but also in literary reprint magazines of the 1920s, tawdry pulp magazines of the 1930s, and lurid paperbacks of the 1940s. In his nuanced…

    Paperback – 2018-12-28 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Research Companion to Ford Madox Ford book cover

    The Routledge Research Companion to Ford Madox Ford

    By Sara Haslam, Laura Colombino, Seamus O'Malley

    Taking account of Ford Madox Ford’s entire literary output, this companion brings together prominent Ford specialists to offer an overview of existing Ford scholarship and to suggest new directions in Ford studies. The Routledge Research Companion to Ford Madox Ford is split into five parts,…

    Hardback – 2018-12-03 
    Routledge

  • Annotating Modernism: Marginalia and Pedagogy from Virginia Woolf to the Confessional Poets book cover

    Annotating Modernism

    Marginalia and Pedagogy from Virginia Woolf to the Confessional Poets

    By Amanda Golden

    Making extensive use of archival materials by Sylvia Plath, John Berryman, and Anne Sexton, Amanda Golden constructs a new narrative of the relationship between modernism and post-war poetry. While Golden situates her book among other materialist histories of modernism, she moves beyond examination…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Richard Wright and Transnationalism: New Dimensions to Modern American Expatriate Literature book cover

    Richard Wright and Transnationalism

    New Dimensions to Modern American Expatriate Literature

    By Mamoun F. I. Alzoubi

    Richard Wright and Transnationalism sees Dr. Mamoun Alzoubi argue that renowned American Author, Richard Wright, transformed the way that we approach comparative literature by beginning to look at matters of American racism and Civil Rights in transnational contexts, formed by the new nations…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

  • Lacan Reading Joyce book cover

    Lacan Reading Joyce

    By Colette Soler

    This book discusses Jacques Lacan’s contribution to understanding the life and work of James Joyce, introducing Colette Soler’s influential reading to English readers for the first time. Focusing on Lacan’s famous Seminar on Joyce, the reader will no doubt learn much from Lacan, but also, as Soler…

    Paperback – 2018-10-04 
    Routledge
    The Centre for Freudian Analysis and Research Library

  • Adventures in Feminist Dramaturgy: The Road Less Traveled book cover

    Adventures in Feminist Dramaturgy

    The Road Less Traveled

    By Laura Hope, Philippa Kelly

    In their lively invocation of a feminist dramaturgy that can lead to innovative and challenging directions in modern theatre-making, Laura Hope and Philippa Kelly make use of first-hand interviews with directors, actors, designers, and critics, as well as their own experiences in the theatre, to…

    Hardback – 2018-09-28 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Introduction to American Postmodernism book cover

    The Routledge Introduction to American Postmodernism

    By Linda Wagner-Martin

    The Routledge Introduction to American Postmodernism offers readers a fresh, insightful overview to all genres of postmodern writing. Drawing on a variety of works, from not only mainstream authors but, also those that are arguably unconventional, renown scholar, the author gives the reader a solid…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Introductions to American Literature

  • Racial Rhapsody: The Aesthetics of Contemporary U.S. Identity book cover

    Racial Rhapsody

    The Aesthetics of Contemporary U.S. Identity

    By John Donald Kerkering

    Racial Rhapsody: The Aesthetics of Contemporary U.S. Identity aims to explain and to interrogate the disciplinary history according to which literary criticism has come to organize its attention to literary texts around this primary object of analysis, the "racial" body.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-20 
    Routledge

  • The Literariness of Media Art book cover

    The Literariness of Media Art

    By Claudia Benthien, Jordis Lau, Maraike M. Marxsen

    The beginning of the 20th century saw literary scholars from Russia positing a new definition for the nature of literature. Within the framework of Russian formalism, the term “literariness” was coined. The driving force behind this theoretical inquiry was the desire to identify literature—and art…

    Paperback – 2018-09-14 
    Routledge

  • Prequels, Coquels and Sequels in Contemporary Anglophone Fiction book cover

    Prequels, Coquels and Sequels in Contemporary Anglophone Fiction

    Edited by Armelle Parey

    This book offers to delineate a key phenomenon in contemporary Anglophone fiction: novel expansion, when the plot and characters from a finished novel are retrieved to be developed in new adventures set before, after or during the narrative time of the source-text. If autographic and allographic…

    Hardback – 2018-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

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