Literature: Modernism

  • 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 – 2018-09-28 
    Routledge

  • 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, Linda Wagner-Martin gives the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Introductions to 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. Above all though,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-26 
    Routledge
    The Centre for Freudian Analysis and Research Library

  • 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

  • Adorno and the Architects of Late Style in India: Rabindranath Tagore, Mulk Raj Anand, Vikram Seth, and Dayanita Singh book cover

    Adorno and the Architects of Late Style in India

    Rabindranath Tagore, Mulk Raj Anand, Vikram Seth, and Dayanita Singh

    By Tania Roy

    Examining works by Rabindranath Tagore, Mulk Raj Anand, and Vikram Seth through the lens of T.W. Adorno's poetics of lateness, Tania Roy reads the category of late style in terms of the "belated" literatures and cultures of the postcolonial world. When does artistic or literary failure become the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Toni Morrison and the New Black: Reading God Help the Child book cover

    Toni Morrison and the New Black

    Reading God Help the Child

    By Jaleel Akhtar

    Toni Morrison and the New Black examines how Morrison explores the concept of the new black in the context of post-soul, post-black and post-racial discourses. Morrison evolves the new black as symbolic of unprecedented black success in all walks of life, from politics to the media, business and…

    Hardback – 2018-06-18 
    Routledge

  • Poetry Against the World: Philip Larkin and Charles Tomlinson in Contemporary Britain book cover

    Poetry Against the World

    Philip Larkin and Charles Tomlinson in Contemporary Britain

    By Magdalena Kay

    Poetry Against the World: Philip Larkin and Charles Tomlinson in Contemporary Britain brings together two major poets, who espouse opposite aesthetic ambitions, yet are both taken as paragons of Englishness, in order to ask how they pitch their poetry against an inhospitable world. This book…

    Hardback – 2018-06-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Spatial Modernities: Geography, Narrative, Imaginaries book cover

    Spatial Modernities

    Geography, Narrative, Imaginaries

    Edited by Johannes Riquet, Elizabeth Kollmann

    This collection of essays offers a series of reflections on the specific literary and cultural forms that can be seen as the product of modernity’s spatial transformations, which have taken on new urgency in today’s world of ever increasing mobility and global networks. The book offers a broad…

    Hardback – 2018-06-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Confabulations : Storytelling in Architecture book cover

    Confabulations : Storytelling in Architecture

    By Paul Emmons, Marcia F. Feuerstein, Carolina Dayer

    Confabulation is a drawing together through storytelling. Fundamental to our perception, memory, and thought is the way we join fractured experiences to construct a narrative. Confabulations: Storytelling in Architecture weaves together poetic ideas, objects, and events and returns you to everyday…

    Paperback – 2018-06-07 
    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 – 2018-05-14
    Routledge

  • Avant-Garde Pieties: Aesthetics, Race, and the Renewal of Innovative Poetics book cover

    Avant-Garde Pieties

    Aesthetics, Race, and the Renewal of Innovative Poetics

    By Joel Bettridge

    Avant-Garde Pieties tells a new story about innovative poetry; it argues that the avant-garde—now more than a century old—persists in its ability to nurture interesting, provocative, meaningful, and moving poems, despite its profound cultural failings and its self-devouring theoretical compulsions.…

    Hardback – 2018-05-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

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