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  • The Routledge Handbook of the History of Settler Colonialism

    Edited by Edward Cavanagh, Lorenzo Veracini

    The Routledge Handbook of the History of Settler Colonialism examines the global history of settler colonialism as a distinct mode of domination from ancient times to the present day. It explores the ways in which new polities were established in freshly discovered ‘New Worlds’, and covers the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge History Handbooks

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Material Culture in Early Modern Europe

    By David Gaimster, Tara Hamling

    Material culture research has become an increasingly important aspect of the study of early modern societies. Always the foundation of museum practice and the subject of enquiry for archaeologists and social anthropologists, it has more recently become a key feature of scholarship across a wide…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17 
    Routledge

  • Performing Ethnicity, Performing Gender

    Transcultural Perspectives

    Edited by Bettina Hofmann, Monika Mueller

    Performance and performativity are important terms for a theorization of gender and race/ethnicity as constitutive of identity. This collection reflects the ubiquity, diversity, and (historical) locatedness of ethnicity and gender by presenting contributions by an array of international scholars…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • The Muse

    Psychoanalytic Explorations of Creative Inspiration

    Edited by Adele Tutter

    Psychoanalysts have long been fascinated with creative artists, but have paid far less attention to the men and women who motivate, stimulate, and captivate them. The Muse counters this trend with nine original contributions from distinguished psychoanalysts, art historians, and literary…

    Paperback – 2016-08-16 
    Routledge
    Psychoanalytic Inquiry Book Series

  • Gendered Identities

    Critical Readings of Gender in Children's and Young Adult Literature

    Edited by Tricia Clasen, Holly Hassel

    This volume brings together diverse, cross-disciplinary scholarly voices to examine gender construction in children's and young adult literature. It complements and updates scholarship on this topic by creating a rich, cohesive examination of core questions around gender and sexuality in classic…

    Hardback – 2016-08-16 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Auto/Biography across the Americas

    Transnational Themes in Life Writing

    Edited by Ricia A. Chansky

    Auto/biographical narratives of the Americas are marked by the underlying themes of movement and belonging. This collection proposes that the impact of the historic or contemporary movement of peoples to, in, and from the Americas—whether chosen or forced—motivates the ways in which identities are…

    Hardback – 2016-08-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Secrecy and Disclosure in Victorian Fiction

    By Leila Silvana May

    Why were the Victorians more fascinated with secrecy than people of other periods? What is the function of secrets in Victorian fiction and in the society depicted, how does it differ from that of other periods, and how did readers of Victorian fiction respond to the secrecy they encountered? These…

    Hardback – 2016-08-16 
    Routledge
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • The Situationist International in Britain

    Modernism, Surrealism, and the Avant-Garde

    By Sam Cooper

    This book tells, for the first time, the story of the Situationist International’s influence and afterlives in Britain, where its radical ideas have been rapturously welcomed and fiercely resisted. The Situationist International presented itself as the culmination of the twentieth century…

    Hardback – 2016-08-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Genre Fiction of New India

    Post-millennial receptions of "weird" narratives

    By E. Dawson Varughese

    This book investigates fiction in English, written within, and published from India since 2000 in the genre of mythology-inspired fiction in doing so it introduces the term ‘Bharati Fantasy’. This volume is anchored in notions of the ‘weird’ and thus some time is spent understanding this term…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Lacan's Return to Antiquity

    Between nature and the gods

    By Oliver Harris

    Lacan’s Return to Antiquity is the first book devoted to the role of classical antiquity in Lacan’s work. Oliver Harris poses a question familiar from studies of Freud: what are Ancient Greece and Rome doing in a twentieth-century theory of psychology? In Lacan’s case, the issue has an additional…

    Paperback – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Ecocriticism and Indigenous Studies

    Conversations from Earth to Cosmos

    Edited by Salma Monani, Joni Adamson

    This book addresses the intersections between the interdisciplinary realms of Ecocriticism and Indigenous and Native American Studies, and between academic theory and pragmatic eco-activism conducted by multiethnic and indigenous communities. It illuminates the multi-layered, polyvocal ways in…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Beyond the Iron House

    Lu Xun and the Modern Chinese Literary Field

    By Saiyin Sun

    Beyond the Iron House is a critical study of a crucial period of life and work of the modern Chinese writer Lu Xun. Through thorough research into historical materials and archives, the author demonstrates that Lu Xun was recognized in the literary field much later than has hitherto been argued.…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

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