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  • Women and Literary Narratives in Colonial India: Her Myriad Gaze on the ‘Other’ book cover

    Women and Literary Narratives in Colonial India

    Her Myriad Gaze on the ‘Other’, 1st Edition

    By Sukla Chatterjee

    In the colonial context of South Asia, there is a glaring asymmetry in the written records of the interaction between the Bengali women and their European counterparts, which is indicative of the larger and the overall asymmetry of discursive power, including the flow and access to information…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • Border Crossings: Essays in Identity and Belonging book cover

    Border Crossings

    Essays in Identity and Belonging, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Longley Arthur, Leena Kurvet-Kaosaar

    The border between intimate memory and historical revelation is explored in this wide-ranging collection, which features original contributions from leading figures in the life-writing field from Australia, Canada, Europe, the UK, and the USA. The transmission and preservation of personal knowledge…

    Hardback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge

  • Bharati Mukherjee: Critical Perspectives book cover

    Bharati Mukherjee

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emmanuel S. Nelson

    The twelve essays that form this book, first published in 1993, interpret Bharati Mukherjee’s oeuvre from a variety of critical perspectives. The authors’ approaches range from the biographical to the poststructuralist, from cultural analysis to comparative commentary to deconstructive reading.…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

  • God Behind the Screen: Literary Portraits of Personality Disorders and Religion book cover

    God Behind the Screen

    Literary Portraits of Personality Disorders and Religion, 1st Edition

    By Janko Andrijasevic

    This interdisciplinary study of literary characters sheds light on the relatively under-studied phenomenon of religious psychopathy. God Behind the Screen: Literary Portrais of Religious Psychopathy identifies and rigorously examines protagonists in works from a variety of genres, written by…

    Hardback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Racial Rhapsody: The Aesthetics of Contemporary U.S. Identity book cover

    Racial Rhapsody

    The Aesthetics of Contemporary U.S. Identity, 1st Edition

    By John Donald Kerkering

    Racial Rhapsody: The Aesthetics of Contemporary U.S. Identity aims to explain and to interrogate the disciplinary history according to which literary criticism has come to organize its attention to literary texts around this primary object of analysis, the "racial" body.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

  • Two Early Modern Marriage Sermons: Henry Smith’s A Preparative to Marriage (1591) and William Whately’s A Bride-Bush (1623) book cover

    Two Early Modern Marriage Sermons

    Henry Smith’s A Preparative to Marriage (1591) and William Whately’s A Bride-Bush (1623), 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Matz

    This critical edition of two early modern marriage sermons provides an important resource for students and scholars of early modern literature and history, allowing them to experience firsthand the competing and historically layered ideas about marriage that circulated in the wake of the English…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    The Early Modern Englishwoman, 1500-1750: Contemporary Editions

  • W.B. Yeats, Ezra Pound, and the Poetry of Paradise book cover

    W.B. Yeats, Ezra Pound, and the Poetry of Paradise

    1st Edition

    By Sean Pryor

    Emphasizing the interplay of aesthetic forms and religious modes, Sean Pryor's ambitious study takes up the endlessly reiterated longing for paradise that features throughout the works of W. B. Yeats and Ezra Pound. Yeats and Pound define poetry in terms of paradise and paradise in terms of poetry,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

  • Reading and the Victorians book cover

    Reading and the Victorians

    1st Edition

    By Juliet John

    Edited by Matthew Bradley

    What did reading mean to the Victorians? This question is the key point of departure for Reading and the Victorians, an examination of the era when reading underwent a swifter and more radical transformation than at any other moment in history. With book production handed over to the machines and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • Mediating Identities in Eighteenth-Century England: Public Negotiations, Literary Discourses, Topography book cover

    Mediating Identities in Eighteenth-Century England

    Public Negotiations, Literary Discourses, Topography, 1st Edition

    By Isabel Karremann, Anja Müller

    Through case studies from diverse fields of cultural studies, this collection examines how different constructions of identity were mediated in England during the long eighteenth century. While the concept of identity has received much critical attention, the question of how identities were…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

  • Verse and Poetics in George Herbert and John Donne book cover

    Verse and Poetics in George Herbert and John Donne

    1st Edition

    By Frances Cruickshank

    Innovative and highly readable, this study traces George Herbert's and John Donne's development of a distinct poetics through close readings of their poems, references to their letters, sermons, and prose treatises, and to other contemporary poets and theorists. In demonstrating a relationship…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

  • Literatures of Exile in the English Revolution and its Aftermath, 1640-1690 book cover

    Literatures of Exile in the English Revolution and its Aftermath, 1640-1690

    1st Edition

    By a foreword by Lisa Jardine

    Edited by Philip Major

    Original and thought-provoking, this collection sheds new light on an important yet understudied feature of seventeenth-century England's political and cultural landscape: exile. Through an essentially literary lens, exile is examined both as physical departure from England-to France, Germany, the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    Transculturalisms, 1400-1700

  • The Richard & Judy Book Club Reader: Popular Texts and the Practices of Reading book cover

    The Richard & Judy Book Club Reader

    Popular Texts and the Practices of Reading, 1st Edition

    By Helen Cousins

    Edited by Jenni Ramone

    In January 2004, daytime television presenters Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan launched their book club and sparked debate about the way people in Britain, from the general reader to publishers to the literati, thought about books and reading. The Richard & Judy Book Club Reader brings together…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

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