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  • To Be A Playwright

    1st Edition

    By Janet Neipris

    Originally published in 2005, To Be A Playwright is an insightful and detailed guide to the craft of playwriting. Part memoir and part how-to guide, this useful book outlines the tools and techniques necessary to the aspiring playwright. Comprised of a collection of memoirs and lectures which blend…

    Paperback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Short Story

    1st Edition

    By Ian Reid

    First published in 1977, this book examines the short story, which is one of the most widely read of all modern genres. The study begins by examining some preliminary problems of definition before going on to trace the emergence of what is usually meant by ‘the modern short story’ and examine the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

  • The Futures of the Present: New Directions in (American) Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Danuta Fjellestad, David Watson

    It has become a critical commonplace that postmodernism no longer serves as an adequate designation for contemporary literature. But what comes after postmodernism? What are the tendencies and directions within contemporary American literature that promise to shape its future? The contributions to…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Authorship Contested

    Cultural Challenges to the Authentic, Autonomous Author, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amy E. Robillard, Ron Fortune

    This volume explores a dimension of authorship not given its due in the critical discourse to this point—authorship contested. Much of the existing critical literature begins with a text and the proposition that the text has an author. The debates move from here to questions about who the author is…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Utopias and the Environment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Geoffrey Berry

    Utopias and the Environment explores the way in which the kind of ‘dreaming’, or re-visioning, known as the ‘utopian imaginary’ takes environmental concerns into account. This kind of creative intervention is increasingly important in an era of ecological crisis, as we witness the failure of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Philosophy as a Literary Art

    Making Things Up, 1st Edition

    Edited by Costica Bradatan

    Despite philosophers’ growing interest in the relation between philosophy and literature in general, over the last few decades comparatively few studies have been published dealing more narrowly with the literary aspects of philosophical texts. The relationship between philosophy and literature is…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Encyclopedia of American Humorists

    1st Edition

    Edited by Steven H. Gale

    First published in 1988, this book contains entries on famous American Humorists. Humor has been present in American literature, from the beginning, and has developed characteristics that reflect the American character, both regional and national. Although American literature was, in the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • S. J. Perelman

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven H. Gale

    First published in 1985, this bibliography focuses on the works of S. J. Perelman as a humorist, author, and screenwriter. It is divided into two major sections: "Works by S. J. Perelman" and "Critical Responses". Within each section, there are subdivisions which focus on various areas of S. J.…

    Paperback – 2017-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • S. J. Perelman

    Critical Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven H. Gale

    First published in 1992, this book focuses on the oeuvre of S. J. Perelman. Taken together, the essays included serve as an introduction to this important humorist’s work, both in terms of the specific short prose pieces, plays, and films examined and as an overview of his lengthy professional…

    Paperback – 2017-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Observing Self (Routledge Revivals)

    Rediscovering the Essay, 1st Edition

    By Graham Good

    First published in 1988, this title is a study of the essay as a literary genre, not just in terms of its general intellectual and literary history, but as an exploration of the creative possibilities of the form. The rise of the essay is discussed in relation to the rise of the novel and the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Dramatic Monologue (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Alan Sinfield

    First published in 1977, this book looks at the versatile literary form of dramatic monologue. Although it is often associated with Browning and other poets writing between 1830 and 1930, the concept has been employed by diverse poets of multiple periods such as Ovid, Chaucer, Donne, Blake,…

    Paperback – 2014-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Signs of Writing

    1st Edition

    By Professor Roy Harris, Roy Harris

    In Signs of Writing Roy Harris re-examines basic questions about writing that have long been obscured by the traditional assumption that writing is merely a visual substitute for speech.By treating writing as an independent mode of communication, based on the use of spatial relations to connect…

    Paperback – 2014-02-18
    Routledge

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