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  • Threatened Masculinity from British Fiction to Cold-War German Cinema book cover

    Threatened Masculinity from British Fiction to Cold-War German Cinema

    1st Edition

    By Joseph Willis

    The impact of the Cold War on German male identities can be seen in the nation’s cinematic search for a masculine paradigm that rejected the fate-centered value system of its National- Socialist past while also recognizing that German males once again had become victims of fate and fatalism, but…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • Prohibitions and Psychoactive Substances in History, Culture and Theory: Prohibitions and Psychoactive Substances book cover

    Prohibitions and Psychoactive Substances in History, Culture and Theory

    Prohibitions and Psychoactive Substances, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susannah Wilson

    This volume is a new contribution to the dynamic scholarly discussion of the control and regulation of psychoactive substances in culture and society. Offering new critical reflections on the reasons prohibitions have historically arisen, the book analyses "prohibitions" as ambivalent and tenuous…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Warwick Series in the Humanities

  • Translating the Visual: A Multimodal Perspective book cover

    Translating the Visual

    A Multimodal Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Weissbrod, Ayelet Kohn

    This book offers insights into the translation and adaptation of illustrated texts in an era in which visual texts are perceived as a dominant perceptual frame for interpreting social and cultural phenomena. Using source texts including illustrated books, comics, graphic novels and animated films,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-23 
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Christina Rossetti’s Environmental Consciousness book cover

    Christina Rossetti’s Environmental Consciousness

    1st Edition

    By Todd O. Williams

    Christina Rossetti’s Environmental Consciousness takes a cognitive ecocritical approach to Rossetti’s writing as it developed throughout her career. This study provides a unique understanding of Rossetti’s identity as an artist through a cognitive model while also engaging significantly with her…

    Hardback – 2019-05-22 
    Routledge Studies in World Literatures and the Environment

  • Poetics and Politics of Shame in Postcolonial Literature book cover

    Poetics and Politics of Shame in Postcolonial Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Attwell, Annalisa Pes, Susanna Zinato

    Poetics and Politics of Shame in Postcolonial Literature provides a new and wide-ranging appraisal of shame in colonial and postcolonial literature in English. Bringing together young and established voices in postcolonial studies, these essays tackle shame and racism, shame and agency, shame and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-22 
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Sexual Privatism in British Romantic Writing: A Public of One book cover

    Sexual Privatism in British Romantic Writing

    A Public of One, 1st Edition

    By Adam Komisaruk

    The Romantic age, though often associated with free erotic expression, was ambivalent about what if anything sex had to do with the public sphere. Late-eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century British texts often repressed the very sexual energies they claimed to be bringing into the open. The…

    Hardback – 2019-05-21 
    Routledge Studies in Romanticism

  • Reading and Writing a Screenplay: Fiction, Documentary and New Media book cover

    Reading and Writing a Screenplay

    Fiction, Documentary and New Media, 1st Edition

    By Isabelle Raynauld

    Reading and Writing a Screenplay takes you on a journey through the many possible ways of writing, reading and imagining fiction and documentary projects for cinema, television, and new media. It explores the critical role of a script as a document to be written and read with both future readers…

    Paperback – 2019-05-16 

  • Gothic Heroines on Screen: Representation, Interpretation and Feminist Enquiry book cover

    Gothic Heroines on Screen

    Representation, Interpretation and Feminist Enquiry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tamar Jeffers McDonald, Frances A. Kamm

    Gothic Heroines on Screen explores the translation of the literary Gothic heroine on screen, the potential consequences of these adaptations and contemporary interpretations of the form.   Each chapter illuminates the significance of this moving image mediation, relating its screen topics to their…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14 

  • Levinas and the Other in Narratives of Facial Disfigurement: Singing through the Mask book cover

    Levinas and the Other in Narratives of Facial Disfigurement

    Singing through the Mask, 1st Edition

    By Gudrun M. Grabher

    Offering readings of a range of fictional and biographical texts, including work by Richard Selzer, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Gaston Leroux, Willa Cather, Natalie Kusz and Lucy Grealy, this book examines reactions to facially disfigured people on the basis of Emmanuel Levinas’ ethics of the face.…

    Hardback – 2019-05-14 

  • Victor Frankenstein, the Monster and the Shadows of Technology: The Frankenstein Prophecies book cover

    Victor Frankenstein, the Monster and the Shadows of Technology

    The Frankenstein Prophecies, 1st Edition

    By Robert D. Romanyshyn

    In Victor Frankenstein, the Monster and the Shadows of Technology: The Frankenstein Prophecies, Romanyshyn asks eight questions that uncover how Mary Shelley’s classic work Frankenstein haunts our world. Providing a uniquely interdisciplinary assessment, Romanyshyn combines Jungian theory, literary…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14 

  • Maecenas book cover


    1st Edition

    By Peter Mountford

    While much has been written of the importance of Agrippa in Augustus’ rise to power as the first emperor of Rome, Maecenas remains a shadowy figure despite being a vital part in the success of Augustus. After the assassination of Julius Caesar, Maecenas was a vital negotiator between Octavian…

    Hardback – 2019-05-14 

  • Images of Dictatorship: Stalin in Literature book cover

    Images of Dictatorship

    Stalin in Literature, 1st Edition

    By Rosalind Marsh

    Originally published in 1989, this book presented the first study of the image of Stalin in literature. Analysing the literary presentaiton of historical character and the treatment of 20th Century tyrants in European prose fiction, the book draws a comparison between the depiction of Hitler in…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge Library Editions: Joseph Stalin

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