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  • Unspeakable: Fiction and the Representation of Terrorism book cover

    Unspeakable

    Fiction and the Representation of Terrorism, 1st Edition

    By Peter C. Herman

    Unspeakable: Fiction and the Representation of Terrorism 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,…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Reading Lacan's Écrits: From ‘The Freudian Thing’ to 'Remarks on Daniel Lagache' book cover

    Reading Lacan's Écrits: From ‘The Freudian Thing’ to 'Remarks on Daniel Lagache'

    1st Edition

    Edited by Derek Hook, Callum Neill, Stijn Vanheule

    The Écrits was Jacques Lacan’s single most important text, a landmark in psychoanalysis which epitomized his aim of returning to Freud via structural linguistics, philosophy and literature. Reading Lacan’s Écrits is the first extensive set of commentaries on the complete edition of Lacan’s Écrits…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Selfish Women book cover

    Selfish Women

    1st Edition

    By Lisa Downing

    This book proceeds from a single and very simple observation: throughout history, and up to the present, women have received a clear message: we are not supposed to prioritize ourselves. Indeed, the whole question of "self" is a problem for women – and a problem that issues from a wide range of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-26 
    Routledge

  • Rumpelstiltskin’s Secret: What Women Didn’t Tell the Grimms book cover

    Rumpelstiltskin’s Secret

    What Women Didn’t Tell the Grimms, 1st Edition

    By Harry Rand

    Everyone knows Rumpelstiltskin's story. Or thinks they do. We heard it as children. We might affectionately remember the adult voices reciting the tale or recall the light in the room and the time of day when we enjoyed hearing this scripted performance. A grownup's voice added roughness and pitch…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Translation Sites: A Field Guide book cover

    Translation Sites

    A Field Guide, 1st Edition

    By Sherry Simon

    In Translation Sites, leading theorist Sherry Simon shows how the processes and effects of translation pervade contemporary life. This field guide is an invitation to explore hotels, markets, museums, checkpoints, gardens, bridges, towers and streets as sites of translation. These are spaces whose…

    Paperback – 2019-07-08 
    Routledge
    New Perspectives in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • World Literature and Dissent book cover

    World Literature and Dissent

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lorna Burns, Katie Muth

    World Literature and Dissent reconsiders the role of dissent in contemporary global literature. Bringing together scholars of world and postcolonial literatures, the contributors explore the aesthetics of resistance through concepts including the epistemology of ignorance, the rhetoric of innocence…

    Paperback – 2019-07-03 
    Routledge

  • Psychoanalysis and Deconstruction: Freud's Psychic Apparatus book cover

    Psychoanalysis and Deconstruction

    Freud's Psychic Apparatus, 1st Edition

    By Jared Russell

    Psychoanalysis and Deconstruction: Freud's Psychic Apparatus demonstrates the relevance of deconstructive thinking for the clinical practice of psychoanalysis. Arguing that deconstruction has been misrepresented as a form of literary theory or a philosophy of language, the book puts Derrida,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Psychoanalysis and Deconstruction: Freud's Psychic Apparatus book cover

    Psychoanalysis and Deconstruction

    Freud's Psychic Apparatus, 1st Edition

    By Jared Russell

    Psychoanalysis and Deconstruction: Freud's Psychic Apparatus demonstrates the relevance of deconstructive thinking for the clinical practice of psychoanalysis. Arguing that deconstruction has been misrepresented as a form of literary theory or a philosophy of language, the book puts Derrida,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge

  • A Philosophy of Luxury book cover

    A Philosophy of Luxury

    1st Edition

    By Lambert Wiesing

    According to the sociologist Max Weber, luxury is the product "of a refusal of utilitarian orientation toward use", and Theodor Adorno that art is luxury without purpose. What is luxury? Would we rather live in a world with or without luxury? Is someone who finds luxury normal experiencing luxury?…

    Paperback – 2019-06-26 
    Routledge

  • Herman Melville book cover

    Herman Melville

    1st Edition

    By D. E. S. Maxwell

    In this fascinating and revealing book, first published in 1968, Maxwell examines the life and work of Herman Melville. By dividing extracts of Melville’s work in chronological order, the sections clearly illustrate the various facets of Melville’s technique and thought as it evolves. This title is…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The American Novel

  • Figures of Division: William Faulkner's Major Novels book cover

    Figures of Division

    William Faulkner's Major Novels, 1st Edition

    By James A. Snead

    Originally published in 1986. William Faulkner’s major novels represent one of the earliest American explorations into the paradoxes inherent in both literary discourse and racial segregation in the American South. Figures of Division demonstrates that these works reject conventional divisions and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The American Novel

  • The American Dream and the Popular Novel book cover

    The American Dream and the Popular Novel

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Long

    This title, originally published in 1985, examines conceptions of success and the good life expressed in bestselling novels – ranging from historical sagas and spy thrillers to more serious works by Updike, Bellows, Steinbeck and Mailer – published from 1945 to 1975. Using these popular books as…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The American Novel

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