Literature: Literature Readers & Sourcebooks

  • The Routledge Diaspora Studies Reader book cover

    The Routledge Diaspora Studies Reader

    Edited by Klaus Stierstorfer, Janet Wilson

    The Routledge Diaspora Studies Reader provides a comprehensive resource for students and scholars working in this vital interdisciplinary field. The book traces the emergence and development of Diaspora Studies as a field of scholarship, presenting key critical essays alongside more recent…

    Paperback – 2017-09-22 
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    Routledge Literature Readers

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    James Joyce

    Edited by Arnold Goldman

    This volume, first published in 1968, draws attention to the special relationship between Joyce’s life and his writing. The passages are presented in chronological order, with a commentary that pays particular attention to the bibliographical aspects of Joyce’s art. Goldman focuses on three texts;…

    Paperback – 2017-07-30 
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    Routledge Library Editions: James Joyce

  • The Joyce Paradox: Form and Freedom in his Fiction book cover

    The Joyce Paradox

    Form and Freedom in his Fiction

    By Arnold Goldman

    First published in 1966. By pursuing a group of cognate themes, the author relates major critical approaches to the fiction of James Joyce. One of the major issues explored is that of the existence of ‘symbols’ in his fiction, and of the quality of Joyce’s feelings shown through an examination of…

    Paperback – 2017-07-30 
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    Routledge Library Editions: James Joyce

  • James Joyce and the Politics of Desire book cover

    James Joyce and the Politics of Desire

    By Suzette A. Henke

    This title, first published in 1990, offers a feminist and psychoanalytic reassessment of the Joycean canon in the wake of Freud, Lacan, and Kristeva. The author centres her discussion of Ulysses, Dubliners, A Portrait of the Artist, Finnegans Wake, and Exiles around questions of desire and…

    Paperback – 2017-07-30 
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    Routledge Library Editions: James Joyce

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    Joyce's Politics

    By Dominic Manganiello

    The object of this study, first published in 1980, is to dispel the view that James Joyce had no political views. Although not a political novelist like D. H. Lawrence or Joseph Conrad, political issues and discussions are central to Joyce’s major novels. This title links that political content…

    Paperback – 2017-07-30 
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    Routledge Library Editions: James Joyce

  • James Joyce and Modern Literature book cover

    James Joyce and Modern Literature

    Edited by W. J. McCormack, Alistair Stead

    This collection, first published in 1982, brings together thirteen writers from a wide variety of critical traditions to take a fresh look at Joyce and his crucial position not only in English literature but in modern literature as a whole. Comparative views of his work include reflections on his…

    Paperback – 2017-07-30 
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    Routledge Library Editions: James Joyce

  • Backgrounds for Joyce's Dubliners book cover

    Backgrounds for Joyce's Dubliners

    By Donald T. Torchiana

    First published in 1986. Dubliners was James Joyce’s first major publication. Setting it at the turn of the century, Joyce claims to hold up a ‘nicely polished looking-glass’ to the native Irishman. In Backgrounds for Joyce’s Dubliners, the author examines the national, mythic, religious and…

    Paperback – 2017-07-30 
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    Routledge Library Editions: James Joyce

  • James Joyce: A Guide to Research book cover

    James Joyce

    A Guide to Research

    By Thomas Jackson Rice

    James Joyce: A Guide to Research, first published in 1982, is a selective annotated bibliography of works by and about James Joyce. It consists of three parts: the primary bibliography – which includes separate bibliographies of Joyce’s major works, of scholarly editions or collections of his works…

    Paperback – 2017-07-30 
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    Routledge Library Editions: James Joyce

  • James Joyce's Finnegans Wake: A Casebook book cover

    James Joyce's Finnegans Wake

    A Casebook

    Edited by John Harty, III

    First published in 1991. James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake: A Case Book was published in order to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Joyce's final work with 14 critical essays and a page-by-page outline of the novel. The book includes critical approaches and interpretations in film, drama, and music.…

    Paperback – 2017-07-30 
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    Routledge Library Editions: James Joyce

  • Word Unheard: A Guide Through Eliot's Four Quartets book cover

    Word Unheard

    A Guide Through Eliot's Four Quartets

    By Harry Blamires

    Eliot’s Four Quartets is arguably the finest long poem in modern English literature. It is also one that presents considerable problems of interpretation. In Word Unheard, first published in 1969, Blamires aims to unravel some of these problems by guiding the reader line by line through the poem,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21
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    Routledge Library Editions: T. S. Eliot

  • George Eliot book cover

    George Eliot

    By Ian Adam

    First published in 1969. George Eliot is a writer of ordinary human experience, whose work emphasizes commonplace characters and commonplace situations. Her mind, however, was far from ordinary. Professor Adam shows how wit, observation and sympathy, combined with a lucid and energetic intelligence…

    Paperback – 2017-05-30
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    Routledge Library Editions: George Eliot

  • Vocation and Desire: George Eliot's Heroines book cover

    Vocation and Desire

    George Eliot's Heroines

    By Dorothea Barrett

    First published in 1989. Generations of critics have seen George Eliot as a conservative Victorian high moralist and sybil. Vocation and Desire questions that image, and finds in her work elements of anger, feminism, subversiveness, revenge, iconoclasm, wit, and eroticism – elements that we have…

    Paperback – 2017-05-30
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    Routledge Library Editions: George Eliot

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