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  • Media Law Through Science Fiction: Do Androids Dream of Electric Free Speech? book cover

    Media Law Through Science Fiction

    Do Androids Dream of Electric Free Speech?, 1st Edition

    By Daxton R. Stewart

    Attorney and legal scholar Daxton Stewart examines the intersection of media law and science fiction, exploring the past, present, and future of communication technology and policy debates. Science fiction offers a vast array of possibilities anticipating future communication technologies and their…

    Paperback – 2019-09-10 
    Routledge

  • Ea’s Duplicity in the Gilgamesh Flood Story book cover

    Ea’s Duplicity in the Gilgamesh Flood Story

    1st Edition

    By Martin Worthington

    This volume opens up new perspectives on Babylonian and Assyrian literature, through the lens of a pivotal passage in the Gilgamesh Flood story. It shows how, using a nine-line message where not all was as it seemed, the god Ea inveigled humans into building the Ark.    The volume argues that Ea…

    Hardback – 2019-09-10 
    Routledge
    The Ancient Word

  • Poems from Korea: From the Earliest Era to the Present book cover

    Poems from Korea

    From the Earliest Era to the Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter H. Lee

    The Koreans, according to the Chinese chronicles, are ‘the people who enjoy singing and dancing’ and who regaled their gods with dance and song. Since then poetry has been an essential part of Korean life and has been regarded as the highest of the arts. In this first comprehensive anthology of…

    Hardback – 2019-09-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Korean Studies

  • A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Reading Literature: Reading the Reader book cover

    A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Reading Literature

    Reading the Reader, 1st Edition

    By Merav Roth

    What are the unconscious processes involved in reading literature? How does literature influence our psychological development and existential challenges? A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Reading Literature offers a unique glimpse into the unconscious psychic processes and development involved in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06 
    Routledge
    Art, Creativity, and Psychoanalysis Book Series

  • Oral Narrative in Afghanistan: The Individual in Tradition book cover

    Oral Narrative in Afghanistan

    The Individual in Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Margaret A. Mills

    This book, first published in 1990, studies the oral fiction entertainments of Afghanistan by focusing on aspects of the oral narrative process which can be observed in individual performances.…

    Hardback – 2019-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Afghanistan

  • The Materiality of Literary Narratives in Urban History book cover

    The Materiality of Literary Narratives in Urban History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lieven Ameel, Jason Finch, Silja Laine, Richard Dennis

    The Materiality of Literary Narratives in Urban History explores a variety of geographical and cultural contexts to examine what literary texts, grasped as material objects and as reflections on urban materialities, have to offer for urban history. The contributing writers’ approach to literary…

    Hardback – 2019-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Urban History

  • The Tragedy of Afghanistan: The Social, Cultural and Political Impact of the Soviet Invasion book cover

    The Tragedy of Afghanistan

    The Social, Cultural and Political Impact of the Soviet Invasion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bo Huldt, Erland Jansson

    The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1979 stunned the world and ushered in a new period of superpower confrontation. Research into Afghan society was severely curtailed, and the ability to research the Afghan resistance was non-existent. This book, first published in 1988, was the result of a…

    Hardback – 2019-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Afghanistan

  • Mediterranean Slavery and World Literature: Captivity Genres form Cervantes to Rousseau book cover

    Mediterranean Slavery and World Literature

    Captivity Genres form Cervantes to Rousseau, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mario Klarer

    Mediterranean Slavery and World Literature is a collection of selected essays about the transformations of captivity experiences in major early modern texts of world literature and popular media, including works by Cervantes, de Vega, Defoe, Rousseau, and Mozart. Where most studies of Mediterranean…

    Hardback – 2019-09-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • The Routledge Handbook of Shakespeare and Global Appropriation book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Shakespeare and Global Appropriation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christy Desmet, Sujata Iyengar, Miriam Jacobson

    Shakespeare and Global Appropriation brings together a variety of different voices to examine the ways that Shakespeare has been adapted and appropriated onto stage, screen, page, and a variety of digital formats. The thirty nine chapters address topics such as trans- and intermedia performances;…

    Hardback – 2019-09-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Literature Handbooks

  • Out of Reach: The Ideal Girl in American Girls’ Series book cover

    Out of Reach

    The Ideal Girl in American Girls’ Series, 1st Edition

    By Katie Harper

    Out of Reach: The Ideal Girl in American Girls’ Series traces the journey of the ideal girl through American girls’ series in the 20th century. Who is the ideal girl? In what ways does the trope of the ideal girl rely on the exclusion and erasure of Othered girls? How does the trope retain its…

    Hardback – 2019-09-03 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Lacan and Marx: The Invention of the Sympton book cover

    Lacan and Marx

    The Invention of the Sympton, 1st Edition

    By Pierre Bruno

    Lacan and Marx: The Invention of the Symptom provides an incisive commentary on Lacan’s reading of Marx, mapping the relations between these two vastly influential thinkers. Unlike previous books, Bruno provides a detailed history of Lacan’s reading of Marx and surveys his references to Marx in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-02 
    Routledge
    The Centre for Freudian Analysis and Research Library (CFAR)

  • Jane Austen and Altruism book cover

    Jane Austen and Altruism

    1st Edition

    By Magdalen Wing-chi Ki

    Jane Austen and Altruism identifies a compelling theme, namely, the view that Jane Austen propounds a rigorous, boundary-sensitive model of altruism that counters the human propensity to selfishness and promotes the culture of cooperation. In her days, altruism was commonly known as "benevolence",…

    Hardback – 2019-09-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

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