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  • Life Writing and Celebrity: Exploring Intersections book cover

    Life Writing and Celebrity

    Exploring Intersections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra Mayer, Julia Novak

    This book examines the relationship between life writing and celebrity in English-language and comparative literary and cultural contexts, focusing on historical as well as contemporary auto/biographical subjects. With contributions on the 18th-century actress Peg Woffington, Charles Dickens, Mary…

    Hardback – 2019-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Literature with A White Helmet: The Textual-Corporeality of Being, Becoming, and Representing Refugees book cover

    Literature with A White Helmet

    The Textual-Corporeality of Being, Becoming, and Representing Refugees, 1st Edition

    By Lava Asaad

    Literature with A White Helmet explores issues of refugee writers, contemporary works of fiction and nonfiction on the refugee’s body and experience, the biopolitics of refugees, and disputes over the ethicality of representing refugees by writers and human rights activists. The book relies on a…

    Hardback – 2019-12-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Graphic Narratives about South Asia and South Asian America: Aesthetics and Politics book cover

    Graphic Narratives about South Asia and South Asian America

    Aesthetics and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kavita Daiya

    This book explores the field of Comics Studies in South Asia, illuminating an art form in which there has been a much-documented explosion of recent interest. A diverse group of scholars from Asia, Europe, and North America examine aesthetics, politics, and ideology in sequential art about South…

    Hardback – 2019-12-12 
    Routledge

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

    Mediterranean Slavery and World Literature

    Captivity Genres from 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 – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • The Routledge Companion to American Literary Journalism book cover

    The Routledge Companion to American Literary Journalism

    1st Edition

    Edited by William E. Dow, Roberta S. Maguire

    Taking a thematic approach, this new companion provides an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, and international study of American literary journalism.From the work of Frederick Douglass and Walt Whitman to that of Joan Didion and Dorothy Parker, literary journalism is a genre that both reveals and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • The Cinematic Political: film composition as political theory. book cover

    The Cinematic Political

    film composition as political theory., 1st Edition

    By Michael J. Shapiro

    In this book Michael J. Shapiro stages a series of pedagogical encounters between political theory, represented as a compositional challenge, and cinematic texts, emphasizing how to achieve an effective research paper/essay by heeding the compositional strategies of films. The text’s…

    Paperback – 2019-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Literary Experiments in Magazine Publishing: Beyond Serialization book cover

    Literary Experiments in Magazine Publishing

    Beyond Serialization, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Lloyd Vranken

    As the nineteenth century came to an end, a number of voices within the British and American magazine industries pushed back against serialisation as the dominant publication mode, experimenting instead with less conventional magazine formats. This book explores these formats, focusing (in…

    Hardback – 2019-12-01 
    Routledge
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • The Holocaust Short Story book cover

    The Holocaust Short Story

    1st Edition

    By Mary Catherine Mueller

    The Holocaust Short Story is the only book devoted entirely to representations of the Holocaust in the short story genre. The book highlights how the explosiveness of the moment captured in each short story is more immediate and more intense, and therefore recreates horrifying emotional reactions…

    Paperback – 2019-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Preaching the Blues: Black Feminist Performance in Lynching Plays book cover

    Preaching the Blues

    Black Feminist Performance in Lynching Plays, 1st Edition

    By Maisha S. Akbar

    Preaching the Blues: Black Feminist Performance in Lynching Plays examines several lynching plays to foreground black women’s performances as non-normative subjects who challenge white supremacist ideology. Maisha S. Akbar re-maps the study of lynching drama by examining plays that are contingent…

    Hardback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge

  • The Birth of Intertextuality: The Riddle of Creativity book cover

    The Birth of Intertextuality

    The Riddle of Creativity, 1st Edition

    By Scarlett Baron

    Why was the term ‘intertextuality’ coined? Why did its first theorists feel the need to replace or complement those terms – of quotation, allusion, echo, reference, influence, imitation, parody, pastiche, among others – which had previously seemed adequate and sufficient to the description of…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

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

    Out of Reach

    The Ideal Girl in American Girls’ Serial Literature, 1st Edition

    By Kate G. 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 – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Mediating Nature: The Role of Technology in Ecological Literacy book cover

    Mediating Nature

    The Role of Technology in Ecological Literacy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sidney I. Dobrin, Sean Morey

    Mediating Nature considers how technology acts as a mediating device in the construction and circulation of images that inform how we see and know nature. Scholarship in environmental communication has focused almost exclusively on verbal rather than visual rhetoric, and this book engages…

    Hardback – 2019-11-20 
    Routledge

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