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  • 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 – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge
    New Perspectives in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • 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

  • David Foster Wallace and the Body book cover

    David Foster Wallace and the Body

    1st Edition

    By Peter Sloane

    David Foster Wallace and the Body is the first book-length study to focus on Wallace’s career-long fascination with the human body and the textual representation of the body. The book provides engaging, accessible close readings that highlight the importance of the overlooked, and yet central theme…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Ezra Pound and 20th-Century Theories of Language: Faith with the Word book cover

    Ezra Pound and 20th-Century Theories of Language

    Faith with the Word, 1st Edition

    By James Dowthwaite

    Ezra Pound is one of the most significant poets of the twentieth century; a writer whose poetry is particularly notable for the intensity of its linguistic qualities. Indeed, from the principles of imagism to the polyphony of his Cantos, Pound is central to our conception of modernism’s…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Research Companion to Travel Writing book cover

    The Routledge Research Companion to Travel Writing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Youngs, Alasdair Pettinger

    Designed to offer a state-of-the-art introduction to established and emerging patterns of research, The Ashgate Research Companion to Travel Writing takes an interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and to travel texts themselves. The volume adopts a thematic approach, with each contributor…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-07-15 
    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

  • A Reading of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight book cover

    A Reading of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

    1st Edition

    By J A Burrow

    Originally published in 1965, A Reading of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is an interpretation of the most important poem in Middle English literature, the only fourteenth century work which can stand beside Chaucer. The book examines the poem’s conventions and purposes in a critical analysis and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Protean Text: A Study of Versions of the Medieval French Legend of

    The Protean Text

    A Study of Versions of the Medieval French Legend of "Doon and Olive", 1st Edition

    By Kimberlee Anne Campbell

    Originally published in 1988, The Protean Text looks at the shifting evolution of medieval texts and how changing social and aesthetic values were depicted in the literature of the period. The book examines how this was reflected in the reworking and rewriting of texts - a common practice in…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Justice and Mercy in Piers Plowman: A Reading of the B Text Visio book cover

    Justice and Mercy in Piers Plowman

    A Reading of the B Text Visio, 1st Edition

    By Myra Stokes

    Originally published by 1984 Justice and Mercy in Piers Plowman provides a clear and informative introduction to the complexities of Langland’s Piers Plowman. It identifies Langland’s major concerns and shows in detail, passus by passus, how these are developed by him in the first part of the poem…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Oral Poetics in Middle English Poetry book cover

    Oral Poetics in Middle English Poetry

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark C. Amodio

    Originally published in 1994, Oral Tradition in Middle English is an edited collection providing a multidisciplinary look at the importance and nature of oral tradition in Middle English literature. The book offers a discussion of the gradual problemization of orality and literacy in works of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Short Lyric Poems of Jean Froissart: Fixed Forms and the Expression of the Courtly Ideal book cover

    The Short Lyric Poems of Jean Froissart

    Fixed Forms and the Expression of the Courtly Ideal, 1st Edition

    By Kristen Mossler Figg

    Originally published in 1994, The Short Lyric Poems of Jean Froissart is a meticulous reading of the important but generally neglected short lyric poems of Jean Froissart. The book situates Froissart within the cultural and literary context of fourteenth-century Europe and examines a representative…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

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