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  • The Emergency and the Indian English Novel

    Memory, Culture and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Raita Marjaana Merivirta

    This book examines the memory of the National Emergency (1975-1977) in Indian English novels of 1980s and 1990s. It looks at five major, award-winning works: Salman Rushdie’s ‘Booker of Bookers’ Midnight’s Children (1981), Nayantara Sahgal’s Rich Like Us (1985), Shashi Tharoor’s The Great Indian…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge India

  • Postcolonialism Cross-Examined

    1st Edition

    Edited by Monika Albrecht

    Taking a strikingly interdisciplinary and global approach, Postcolonialism Cross-Examined reflects on the current status of postcolonial studies and attempts to break through traditional boundaries, creating a truly comparative and genuinely global phenomenon. Drawing together the field of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-28 

  • Literature and Culture of the Chicago Renaissance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yoshinobu Hakutani

    The Chicago Renaissance has long been considered a less important literary movement for American modernism than the Harlem Renaissance. The Chicago Renaissance had its origin around the turn of the nineteenth century, from 1890 to 1910, gathered momentum in the 30s, and paved the way for the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12 

  • Reframing Migration, Diversity and the Arts

    The Postmigrant Condition, 1st Edition

    By Moritz Schramm, Sten Pultz Moslund, Anne Ring Petersen, Mirjam Gebauer, Hans Christian Post, Sabrina Vitting-Seerup, Frauke Wiegand

    This book offers a compelling study of contemporary developments in European migration studies and the representation of migration in the arts and cultural institutions. It introduces scholars and students to the new concept of ‘postmigration’, offering a review of the origin of the concept (in…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge Research in Art and Politics

  • The Culture of Dissenting Memory

    Truth Commissions in the Global South, 1st Edition

    Edited by Véronique Tadjo

    This volume deals with the manifold ways in which histories are debated and indeed historicity and historiography themselves are interrogated via the narrative modes of the truth commissions. It traces the various medial responses (memoirs, fiction, poetry, film, art) which have emerged in the wake…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09 
    Routledge India
    Literary Cultures of the Global South

  • Black USA and Spain

    Shared Memories in 20th Century Spain, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rosalía Cornejo-Parriego

    During the 20th-century, Spaniards and African-Americans shared significant cultural memories forged by the profound impact that various artistic and historical events had on each other. Addressing three crucial periods (the Harlem Renaissance and Jazz Age, the Spanish Civil War, and Franco's…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Narrative Reliability, Racial Conflicts and Ideology in the Modern Novel

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marta Puxan-Oliva

    How does racial ideology contribute to the exploration of narrative voice? How does narrative (un)reliability help in the production and critique of racial ideologies? Through a refreshing comparative analysis of well-established novels by Joseph Conrad, William Faulkner, James Weldon Johnson,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-22 
    Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

  • Contemporary Native Fiction

    Toward a Narrative Poetics of Survivance, 1st Edition

    By James J. Donahue

    Contemporary Native Fiction: Toward a Narrative Poetics of Survivance analyzes paradigmatic works of contemporary Native American/First Nations literary fiction using the tools of narrative theory. Each chapter is read through the lens of a narrative theory – structuralist narratology, feminist…

    Hardback – 2019-02-20
    Narrative Theory and Culture

  • Race

    1st Edition

    By Martin Orkin, Alexa Alice Joubin

    Race offers a compelling introduction to the study of ideas related to race throughout history. Its breadth of coverage, both geographically and temporally, provides readers with an expansive, global understanding of the term from the classical period onwards. This concise guide offers an overview…

    Paperback – 2019-01-24
    The New Critical Idiom

  • The Intersections of Whiteness

    1st Edition

    Edited by Evangelia Kindinger, Mark Schmitt

    Trumpism and the racially implied Islamophobia of the "travel ban"; Brexit and the yearning for Britain’s past imperial grandeur; Black Lives Matter; the public backlash against Merkel’s refugee policies in Germany. These seemingly national responses to the changing demographics in a multitude of…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Primitivism

    1st Edition

    By Michael Bell

    First published in 1972, this books examines the subject of primitivism through the study of the work of a number of major writers, including D. H. Lawrence, Herman Melville, Joseph Conrad, T. S. Eliot and James Joyce. It looks at the variety of definitions and uses of primitivism and how the idea…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

  • Anti-Black Racism in Early Modern English Drama

    The Other “Other”, 1st Edition

    By Matthieu Chapman

    This is the first book to deploy the methods and ensemble of questions from Afro-pessimism to engage and interrogate the methods of Early Modern English studies. Using contemporary Afro-pessimist theories to provide a foundation for structural analyses of race in the Early Modern Period, it engages…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

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