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  • Translation and Multimodality: Beyond Words book cover

    Translation and Multimodality

    Beyond Words, 1st Edition

    Edited by Monica Boria, Ángeles Carreres, Maria Noriega-Sánchez, Marcus Tomalin

    Translation and Multimodality: Beyond Words is one of the first books to explore how translation needs to be redefined and reconfigured in contexts where multiple modes of communication, such as writing, images, gesture, and music, occur simultaneously. Bringing together world-leading experts in…

    Paperback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Novelists in Interview book cover

    Novelists in Interview

    1st Edition

    By John Haffenden

    Originally published in 1985, fourteen foremost writers of fiction give detailed accounts of their writings in this absorbing collection by John Haffenden, whom The Sunday Times has applauded for having ‘perfected’ the art of the literary interview. Bringing together discussions with a wide range…

    Hardback – 2019-11-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

  • In Defence of Fantasy: A Study of the Genre in English and American Literature since 1945 book cover

    In Defence of Fantasy

    A Study of the Genre in English and American Literature since 1945, 1st Edition

    By Ann Swinfen

    The modern fantasy novel might hardly seem to need a defence, but its position in contemporary literature in the 1980s was still rather ambivalent. Many post-war writers had produced highly successful fantasy novels, some phenomenal publishing successes had occurred in the field, and an increasing…

    Hardback – 2019-11-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

  • Becoming a Woman Through Romance book cover

    Becoming a Woman Through Romance

    1st Edition

    By Linda K. Christian-Smith

    A woman is incomplete without a man, motherhood is a woman’s destiny, and a woman’s place is in the home. These conservative political themes are woven throughout teen romance fiction’s sagas of hearts and flowers. Using the theory and interpretive methods of feminism and cultural studies,…

    Hardback – 2019-11-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

  • The Unresolvable Plot: Reading Contemporary Fiction book cover

    The Unresolvable Plot

    Reading Contemporary Fiction, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Dipple

    Originally published in 1988, the last few decades had seen the appearance of some brilliant and complex new kinds of fiction. The ambitious experiments of writers such as Greene, Garcia Márquez, Borges, Nabakov, Calvino, Beckett, Eco, Spark, Hoban, Murdoch, Bellow, Ozick, and Lessing among others…

    Hardback – 2019-11-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

  • Iris Murdoch: Work for the Spirit book cover

    Iris Murdoch

    Work for the Spirit, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Dipple

    Originally published in 1982, this brilliant study provides a perceptive and up-to-date assessment of the novels of Iris Murdoch, up to and including Nuns and Soldiers, published in 1980. The Fire and the Sun, her book on Plato, is also considered in depth. It is not a critical biography, but…

    Hardback – 2019-11-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

  • Iris Murdoch book cover

    Iris Murdoch

    1st Edition

    By Richard Todd

    Originally published in 1984, Iris Murdoch, widely regarded as one of the major British novelists of her generation at the time, was undoubtedly one of the most popular and prolific, having published twenty-one novels since 1954 (she went on to write many more). But the course of her…

    Hardback – 2019-11-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

  • Narrative Authority and Homeostasis in the Novels of Doris Lessing and Carmen Martín Gaite book cover

    Narrative Authority and Homeostasis in the Novels of Doris Lessing and Carmen Martín Gaite

    1st Edition

    By Linda E. Chown

    This study, originally published in 1990, assesses a shift in the presentation of self-consciousness in two pairs of novels by Doris Lessing and Carmen Martín Gaite: 1) Lessing’s The Summer Before the Dark (1973) and Martín Gaite’s Retahílas (1974) and 2) Lessing’s The Memoirs of a Survivor (1974)…

    Hardback – 2019-11-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

  • A Research Guide to Science Fiction Studies: An Annotated Checklist of Primary and Secondary Sources for Fantasy and Science Fiction book cover

    A Research Guide to Science Fiction Studies

    An Annotated Checklist of Primary and Secondary Sources for Fantasy and Science Fiction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marshall B. Tymn, Roger C. Schlobin, Lloyd W. Currey

    Academic attention to science fiction and fantasy began in 1958, when the Modern Language Association scheduled its first seminar on science fiction at its New York meeting. Over the years science fiction emerged as a popular subject that achieved critical attention and acceptance as an academic…

    Hardback – 2019-11-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

  • Alain Robbe-Grillet book cover

    Alain Robbe-Grillet

    1st Edition

    By John Fletcher

    Alain Robbe-Grillet had traditionally been seen as an austere experimentalist in fiction, addicted to arid and interminable descriptions of objects like coffee pots, erasers and pieces of string. His own rather bellicose theoretical pronouncements were partly to blame for this unattractive picture,…

    Hardback – 2019-11-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

  • Doris Lessing book cover

    Doris Lessing

    1st Edition

    By Lorna Sage

    Doris Lessing was one of the most impressive, prolific and vital of twentieth century writers. Her fiction is obsessed with the workings of cultural change and she radically extended the novel’s scope – most famously and influentially in The Golden Notebook – by questioning the realist tradition…

    Hardback – 2019-11-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

  • Patrick White book cover

    Patrick White

    1st Edition

    By John Colmer

    Patrick White is a giant among the moderns. His massive novels, which chart the lonely paths to truth, challenge orthodox notions about fiction and reality. He has created a wholly new kind of prose to embody his prophetic visions of truth and his fierce denunciations of modern society. Originally…

    Hardback – 2019-11-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

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