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  • The Routledge Introduction to Native American Literature

    1st Edition

    By Drew Lopenzina

    This Introduction makes available for both student, instructor, and affcianado a refined set of tools for decolonizing our approaches prior to entering the unfamiliar landscape of Native American literatures. This book will introduce indigenous perspectives and traditions as articulated by…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Introductions to American Literature

  • Reading Contemporary Black British and African American Women Writers

    Race, Ethics, Narrative Form, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jean Wyatt, Sheldon George

    Contemporary African American and Black British Women Writers: Narrative, Race, Ethics brings together British and American scholars to explore how, in texts by contemporary black women writers in the U. S. and Britain, formal narrative techniques express new understandings of race or stimulate…

    Hardback – 2020-01-13 
    Routledge
    Narrative Theory and Culture

  • Revisiting the Elegy in the Black Lives Matter Era

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tiffany Austin, Sequoia Maner, Emily Ruth Rutter, darlene anita scott

    Revisiting the Elegy in the Black Lives Matter Era is an edited collection of critical essays and poetry that investigates contemporary elegy within the black diaspora. Scores of contemporary writers have turned to elegiac poetry and prose in order to militate against the white supremacist logic…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Literature and Culture

  • Violence from Slavery to #BlackLivesMatter

    African American History and Representation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Dix, Peter Templeton

    Violence from Slavery to #BlackLivesMatter brings together perspectives on violence and its representation in African American history from slavery to the present moment. Contributors explore how violence, signifying both an instrument of the white majority’s power and a modality of black…

    Paperback – 2019-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Graphic Narratives about South Asia and South Asian America

    Aesthetics and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kavita Daiya

    This book explores the field of Comics Studies in South Asia, illuminating an art form in which there has been a much-documented explosion of recent interest. A diverse group of scholars from Asia, Europe, and North America examine aesthetics, politics, and ideology in sequential art about South…

    Hardback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

  • The Holocaust Short Story

    1st Edition

    By Mary Catherine Mueller

    The Holocaust Short Story is the only book devoted entirely to representations of the Holocaust in the short story genre. The book highlights how the explosiveness of the moment captured in each short story is more immediate and more intense, and therefore recreates horrifying emotional reactions…

    Paperback – 2019-11-27 
    Routledge

  • Preaching the Blues

    Black Feminist Performance in Lynching Plays, 1st Edition

    By Maisha S. Akbar

    Preaching the Blues: Black Feminist Performance in Lynching Plays examines several lynching plays to foreground black women’s performances as non-normative subjects who challenge white supremacist ideology. Maisha S. Akbar re-maps the study of lynching drama by examining plays that are contingent…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • Poetic Encounters in the Americas

    Remarkable Bridge, 1st Edition

    By Peter Ramos

    Poetic Encounters in the Americas: Remarkable Bridge examines the ways in which U.S. and Latin American modernist canons have been in cross-cultural, mutually enabling conversation, especially through the act of literary translation. Examining eighteen U.S. and Latin American poets, my book is one…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Literature and Culture

  • Black USA and Spain

    Shared Memories in the 20th Century, 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 – 2019-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Literature and Culture of the Chicago Renaissance

    Postmodern and Postcolonial Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yoshinobu Hakutani

    The Chicago Renaissance has long been considered a less important literary movement than the Harlem Renaissance. While the Harlem Renaissance began and flourished during the 1920s, but faded during the 1930s, the Chicago Renaissance originated between 1890 and 1910, gathered momentum in the 1930s,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • Olive Schreiner and African Modernism

    Allegory, Empire and Postcolonial Writing, 1st Edition

    By Jade Munslow Ong

    This book works across established categories of modernism and postcolonialism in order to radically revise the periods, places, and topics traditionally associated with anti-colonialism and aesthetic experimentation in African literature. The book is the first account of Olive Schreiner as a…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • Race Matters, Animal Matters

    Fugitive Humanism in African America, 1840-1930, 1st Edition

    By Lindgren Johnson

    Race Matters, Animal Matters challenges one of the grand narratives of African American studies: that African Americans rejected racist associations of blackness and animality through a disassociation from animality. Analyzing canonical texts written by Frederick Douglass, Charles Chesnutt, Ida B.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

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