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  • Narratives of Obeah in West Indian Literature: Moving through the Margins book cover

    Narratives of Obeah in West Indian Literature

    Moving through the Margins, 1st Edition

    By Janelle Rodriques

    This book explores representations of Obeah, a name used in the English/Creole-speaking Caribbean to describe various African-inspired, syncretic Caribbean religious practices, across a range of prose fictions published in the twentieth century. In the Caribbean and its diasporas, Obeah often…

    Hardback – 2019-03-08 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking the Victim: Gender and Violence in Contemporary Australian Women's Writing book cover

    Rethinking the Victim

    Gender and Violence in Contemporary Australian Women's Writing, 1st Edition

    By Anne Brewster, Sue Kossew

    This book is the first to examine gender and violence in Australian literature. It argues that literary texts by Australian women writers offer unique ways of understanding the social problem of gendered violence, bringing this often private and suppressed issue into the public sphere. It draws on…

    Hardback – 2019-03-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Engaging with Multicultural YA Literature in the Secondary Classroom: Critical Approaches for Critical Educators book cover

    Engaging with Multicultural YA Literature in the Secondary Classroom

    Critical Approaches for Critical Educators, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ricki Ginsberg, Wendy J. Glenn

    With a focus on fostering democratic, equitable education for young people, Ginsberg and Glenn’s engaging text showcases a wide variety of innovative, critical classroom approaches that extend beyond traditional literary theories commonly used in K-12 and higher education classrooms and provides…

    Paperback – 2019-03-07 
    Routledge

  • Minor Genres in Postcolonial Literatures book cover

    Minor Genres in Postcolonial Literatures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Delphine Munos, Bénédicte Ledent

    Moving beyond the postcolonial literature field’s traditional focus on the novel, this book shines a light on the "minor" genres in which postcolonial issues are also explored. The contributors examine the intersection of generic issues with postcolonial realities in regions such as South Africa,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-07 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Anthology of Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Performance book cover

    The Routledge Anthology of Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Performance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel O'Quinn, Kristina Straub, Misty G. Anderson

    The Routledge Anthology of Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Performance brings together a selection of particularly memorable performances, beginning with Nell Gwyn in a 1668 staging of Secret Love, and moving chronologically towards the final performance of John Philip Kemble's…

    Paperback – 2019-03-04 
    Routledge

  • Modernism and Modernity in British Women’s Magazines: Ultra-Modern Eves book cover

    Modernism and Modernity in British Women’s Magazines

    Ultra-Modern Eves, 1st Edition

    By Alice Wood

    This book explores the treatment of modernism and modernity in early twentieth-century British women’s magazines. It expands recent research into the diverse markets and publication outlets through which literary modernism circulated by tracing modernism’s presence in commercial magazines that have…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Gombrowicz in Transnational Context: Translation, Affect, and Politics book cover

    Gombrowicz in Transnational Context

    Translation, Affect, and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Silvia Dapia

    Witold Gombrowicz (1904-1969) was born and lived in Poland for the first half of his life but spent twenty-four years as an émigré in Argentina before returning to Europe to live in West Berlin and finally Vence, France. His works have always been of interest to those studying Polish or Argentinean…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • A Cultural History of English Lexicography, 1600-1800: The Authoritative Word book cover

    A Cultural History of English Lexicography, 1600-1800

    The Authoritative Word, 1st Edition

    By Linda C. Mitchell

    As this lively new study effectively demonstrates, dictionaries serve as far more than just simple reference tools-they also offer a rich fund of information about people in society. Before now, the extent to which dictionaries encode social history, as opposed to merely relaying linguistic…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge

  • George Orwell on the Radio: His Works in Sound Drama and Documentary book cover

    George Orwell on the Radio

    His Works in Sound Drama and Documentary, 1st Edition

    By Tim Crook

    Assessing the quality and representation of George Orwell on the radio - the radio dramas he wrote himself and the dramatizations and documentaries of his fiction and nonfiction by others - this book explores the interaction of Orwell’s fiction, journalism and documentary writing with the audio/…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Literature and Medicine during the Eighteenth Century (1993) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Literature and Medicine during the Eighteenth Century (1993)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marie Mulvey-Roberts, Roy Porter

    First published in 1993. Although today, medicine and literature are widely seen as falling on different sides of the ‘two cultures’ divide, this was not so in the eighteenth century when doctors, scientists, writers and artists formed a well-integrated educate elite. This book uncovers the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Cervantes and the Early Modern Mind book cover

    Cervantes and the Early Modern Mind

    1st Edition

    Edited by Isabel Jaen Portillo, Julien J. Simon

    The interrelation of mind and literature is a relatively unexplored topic in the field of early modern studies. Moreover, there has been insufficient dialogue between humanists and scientists on how fictional and scientific accounts of the mind contribute together to the view that early modern…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • John Petts and the Caseg Press book cover

    John Petts and the Caseg Press

    1st Edition

    By Alison Smith

    This title was first published in 2000:  John Petts (1914-1991) is one of the outstanding wood-engravers of the twentieth century. His stunning prints featuring Welsh mountains and the people who live amongst them reflect his deep concern for the history of the land and are distinguished by…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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