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  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    1st Edition

    By Arnold Schmidt

    During the 1820s and 30s nautical melodramas "reigned supreme" on London stages, entertaining the mariners and maritime workers who comprised a large part of the audience for small theatres with the same sentimental moments and comic interludes of domestic melodrama mixed with patriotic images that…

    Hardback – 2019-06-12 
    Routledge

  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    Volume II, 1st Edition

    By Arnold Schmidt

    During the 1820s and 30s nautical melodramas "reigned supreme" on London stages, entertaining the mariners and maritime workers who comprised a large part of the audience for small theatres with the same sentimental moments and comic interludes of domestic melodrama mixed with patriotic images that…

    Hardback – 2019-06-12 
    Routledge

  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    Volume III, 1st Edition

    By Arnold Schmidt

    During the 1820s and 30s nautical melodramas "reigned supreme" on London stages, entertaining the mariners and maritime workers who comprised a large part of the audience for small theatres with the same sentimental moments and comic interludes of domestic melodrama mixed with patriotic images that…

    Hardback – 2019-06-12 
    Routledge

  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    Volume I, 1st Edition

    By Arnold Schmidt

    During the 1820s and 30s nautical melodramas "reigned supreme" on London stages, entertaining the mariners and maritime workers who comprised a large part of the audience for small theatres with the same sentimental moments and comic interludes of domestic melodrama mixed with patriotic images that…

    Hardback – 2019-06-12 
    Routledge

  • Inhuman Materiality in Gothic Media

    1st Edition

    By Aspasia Stephanou

    As a threat to attempts to control meaning and as something outside of the realm of consciousness, materiality lends itself ideally to discussions of gothic and horror. Using Paul de Man’s concept of inhuman materiality, this book examines the manifestations of this materiality across different…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Trauma, Memory, and Healing in Asian Literature and Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sharanya Jayawickrama

    Is trauma a concept that can be translated across cultures? Can it have global applicability and utility for literary and cultural analysis? Do the approaches and perspectives generated by literary and cultural work hold purchase for social and political interventions? Modern Asia is a region in…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Black Canadian Literature and the Construction of Cultural Memory

    1st Edition

    By Pilar Cuder Dominguez

    In her new book, Pilar Cuder Dominguez examines the construction of cultural memory in contemporary Canadian writing by black authors, identifying the tensions between the national imaginary and the transnational trajectories of the African diaspora. Black Canadian Literature and the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Transmodern Perspectives on Contemporary Literatures in English

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jessica Aliaga-Lavrijsen, José María Yebra-Pertusa

    Transmodern Perspectives on Contemporary Literatures in English offers a constructive dialogue on the concept of the transmodern, focusing on the works by very different contemporary authors from all over the world, such as: Chimanda Ngozi Adichie, Margaret Atwood, Sebastian Barry, A. S. Byatt,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Mood

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, New Theories, 1st Edition

    Edited by Birgit Breidenbach, Thomas Docherty

    Mood is a phenomenon whose study is inherently interdisciplinary. While it has remained resistant to theorisation, it nonetheless has a substantial influence on art, politics and society. Since its practical omnipresence in every-day life renders it one of the most significant aspects of affect…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Warwick Series in the Humanities

  • Poetry and Uselessness

    From Coleridge to Ashbery, 1st Edition

    By Robert Archambeau

    W.H. Auden famously claimed "poetry makes nothing happen." That may or may not be the case, but the idea that poetry makes nothing happen has, itself, been extremely influential, and has made a great deal happen in the world.  This book examines several of the main currents in literary history as…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • Representation and Memory in Graphic Novels

    1st Edition

    By Golnar Nabizadeh

    This book analyses the relationship between comics and cultural memory. By focusing on a range of landmark comics from the 20th and 21st centuries, the discussion draws attention to the ongoing role of visual culture in framing testimony, particularly in relation to underprivileged subjects such as…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Memory Studies: Global Constellations

  • Routledge Companion to Shen Congwen

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gang Zhou, Jeffrey C Kinkley, Sihe Chen

    This volume is about studies of Shen Congwen (1902-1988), one of the most important writers in modern China, but more importantly, it is about how Shen Congwen has been received in and beyond Mainland China.  By presenting the best literary criticism on Shen Congwen in Mainland China over the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge
    Chinese Literature Series from a Global Perspective

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