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  • The Age of Thomas Nashe

    Text, Bodies and Trespasses of Authorship in Early Modern England, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Guy-Bray, Joan Pong Linton

    Traditional literary criticism once treated Thomas Nashe as an Elizabethan oddity, difficult to understand or value. He was described as an unrestrained stylist, venomous polemicist, unreliable source, and closet pornographer. But today this flamboyant writer sits at the center of many trends in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Michael Costa: England's First Conductor

    The Revolution in Musical Performance in England, 1830-1880, 1st Edition

    By John Goulden

    Among the major changes that swept through the music industry during the mid-nineteenth century, one that has received little attention is how musical performances were managed and directed. Yet this was arguably the most radical change of all: from a loose control shared between the violin-leader,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Women and the Nineteenth-Century Lied

    1st Edition

    By Aisling Kenny, Susan Wollenberg

    This book bridges a gap in existing scholarship by foregrounding the contribution of women to the nineteenth-century Lied. Building on the pioneering work of scholars in recent years, it consolidates recent research on women’s achievements in the genre, and develops an alternative narrative of the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Orientalist Poetics

    The Islamic Middle East in Nineteenth-Century English and French Poetry, 1st Edition

    By Emily A. Haddad

    Orientalist Poetics is the only book on literary orientalism that spans the nineteenth century in both England and France with particular attention to poetry and poetics. It convincingly demonstrates orientalism's centrality to the evolution of poetry and poetics in both nations, and provides a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Japanese Adult Video Industry

    1st Edition

    By Heung-Wah Wong, Hoi-yan Yau

    Unlike many other books on pornography which concentrate on arguments about restricting or not restricting pornography, this book focuses on the production of adult videos. It outlines and examines the industrial dynamics of the industry, its strategies, technological capabilities and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Culture, Society, Business in East Asia Series

  • Social Networks and Music Worlds

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Crossley, Siobhan McAndrew, Paul Widdop

    Social networks are critical for the creation and consumption of music. This edited collection, Social Networks and Music Worlds, introduces students and scholars of music in society to the core concepts and tools of social network analysis. The collection showcases the use of these tools by…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Staging Don DeLillo

    1st Edition

    By Rebecca Rey

    The first book-length study to focus on Don DeLillo's plays, Staging Don DeLillo brings the author's theatre works to the forefront. Rebecca Rey explores four central themes that emerge across DeLillo's theatre oeuvre: the centrality of language; the human fear of death; the elusiveness of truth;…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Materializing Memory in Art and Popular Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laszlo Muntean, Liedeke Plate, Anneke Smelik

    Memory matters. It matters because memory brings the past into the present, and opens it up to the future. But it also matters literally, because memory is mediated materially. Materiality is the stuff of memory. Meaningful objects that we love (or hate) function not only as aide-mémoire but are…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Music Cognition

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Ashley, Renee Timmers

    The Routledge Companion to Music Cognition addresses fundamental questions about the nature of music from a psychological perspective. Music cognition is presented as the field that investigates the psychological, physiological, and physical processes that allow music to take place, seeking to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • W.J.T. Mitchell's Image Theory

    Living Pictures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Krešimir Purgar

    W.J.T. Mitchell – one of the founders of visual studies – has been at the forefront of many disciplines such as iconology, art history and media studies. His concept of the pictorial turn is known worldwide for having set new philosophical paradigms in dealing with our vernacular visual world.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • US Youth Films and Popular Music

    Identity, Genre, and Musical Agency, 1st Edition

    By Tim McNelis

    This book brings theory from popular music studies to an examination of identity and agency in youth films while building on, and complementing, film studies literature concerned with genre, identity, and representation. McNelis includes case studies of Hollywood and independent US youth films that…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare's Lost Playhouse

    Eleven Days at Newington Butts, 1st Edition

    By Laurie Johnson

    The playhouse at Newington Butts has long remained on the fringes of histories of Shakespeare’s career and of the golden age of the theatre with which his name is associated. A mile outside London, and relatively disused by the time Shakespeare began his career in the theatre, this playhouse has…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

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