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  • Child Autonomy and Child Governance in Children's Literature

    Where Children Rule

    Edited by Christopher Kelen, Bjorn Sundmark

    This book explores representations of child autonomy and self-governance in children’s literature.The idea of child rule and child realms is central to children’s literature, and childhood is frequently represented as a state of being , with children seen as aliens in need of passports to Adultland…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Victorian Writers and the Environment

    Ecocritical Perspectives

    Edited by Laurence W. Mazzeno, Ronald D. Morrison

    Applying ecocritical theory to the work of Victorian writers, this collection explores what a diversity of ecocritical approaches can offer students and scholars of Victorian literature, at the same time that it critiques the general effectiveness of ecocritical theory. Interdisciplinary in their…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • A Mosaic of Indigenous Legal Thought

    Legendary Tales and Other Writings

    By C.F. Black

    This book offers an Indigenous supplement to the rich and growing area of visual legal scholarship. Organised around three narratives, each with an associated politico-poetic reading, the book addresses three major global issues: climate change, the trade in human body parts and bio-policing.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • Storytelling in Early Childhood

    Enriching language, literacy and classroom culture

    Edited by Teresa Cremin, Rosie Flewitt, Ben Mardell, Joan Swann

    Storytelling in Early Childhood is a captivating book which explores the multiple dimensions of storytelling and story acting and shows how they enrich language and literacy learning in the early years. Foregrounding the power of children’s own stories in the early = and primary years, it provides…

    Paperback – 2016-12-08 
    Routledge

  • The Cultural Politics of Chick Lit

    Popular Fiction, Postfeminism and Representation

    By Heike Missler

    Chick lit is the marketing label attributed to a surge of books published in the wake of Helen Fielding's Bridget Jones's Diary (1996) and Candace Bushnell's Sex and the City (1997). Branded by their pink or pastel-colored book covers, chick-lit novels have been a highly successful and ubiquitous…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Maximalism in Contemporary American Literature

    The Uses of Detail

    By Nick Levey

    This book begins a new and foundational discussion of maximalism by investigating how the treatment of detail in contemporary literature impels readers to navigate, tolerate, and enrich the cultural landscape of postindustrial America. It studies the maximalist novels of David Foster Wallace,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Tourism, Travel, and Blogging

    A discursive analysis of online travel narratives

    By Deepti Ruth Azariah

    Travel often inspires the creation of narratives about journeys and destinations, more so with the increasing availability of online platforms, applications for smartphones and tablets, and various other social media technologies. This book examines travel blogs and their associated social media as…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • Fairy Tales and International Relations

    A Folklorist Reading of IR Textbooks

    By Kathryn Starnes

    This book offers a critical engagement with contemporary IR textbooks via a novel folklorist approach. Two parts of the folklorist approach are developed, addressing story structures via resemblances to two fairy tales, and engaging with the role of authors via framing gestures. The book not only…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge
    Worlding Beyond the West

  • Indian Travel Writing 1830-1947

    Edited by Pramod K. Nayar

    Indian Travel Writing is a new five-volume collection co-published by Routledge and Edition Synapse. Hitherto, the paucity of readily available travel writing produced by imperial subjects themselves has long been apparent, and this anthology addresses that lack. A veritable treasure-trove, it…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Screenwriting Fundamentals

    The Art and Craft of Visual Writing

    Edited by Vimala Bauer

    Screenwriting Fundamentals: The Art and Craft of Visual Writing is a workshop in a book – take a step-by-step approach to screenwriting starting with a blank page, and work through the book to a first draft. Written in an approachable anecdote-infused style that’s full of humor, the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-06 
    Focal Press

  • The Image of Restoration Science

    The Frontispiece to Thomas Sprat’s History of the Royal Society (1667)

    By Michael Hunter

    This book is about a single image - the frontispiece to Thomas Sprat’s History of the Royal-Society of London (1667). Designed by John Evelyn, and etched by Wenceslaus Hollar, it is arguably the best-known representation of seventeenth-century English science. The use of such plates to celebrate…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Charles Dickens and China, 1895-1915

    Cross-Cultural Encounters

    By Klaudia Hiu Yen Lee

    From 1895 to 1915, Chinese translations of Dickens's fiction first appeared as part of a growing interest in Western literature and culture among Chinese intellectuals. Klaudia Hiu Yen investigates the multifarious ways in which Dickens’s works were adapted, reconfigured and transformed for the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 
    Routledge

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