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  • 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 – 2019-12-13 
    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 – 2019-12-12 
    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 – 2019-12-01 
    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 – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Avant-Garde Pieties

    Aesthetics, Race, and the Renewal of Innovative Poetics, 1st Edition

    By Joel Bettridge

    Avant-Garde Pieties tells a new story about innovative poetry; it argues that the avant-garde—now more than a century old—persists in its ability to nurture interesting, provocative, meaningful, and moving poems, despite its profound cultural failings and its self-devouring theoretical compulsions.…

    Paperback – 2019-11-15 
    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 – 2019-10-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Literature and Culture

  • 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 – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-08-12 
    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 – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Postcolonialism Cross-Examined

    Multidirectional Perspectives on Imperial and Colonial Pasts and the Neocolonial Present, 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 – 2019-06-25
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-06-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Politics

  • The Emergency and the Indian English Novel

    Memory, Culture and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Raita Merivirta

    This book examines the cultural trauma of the Indian Emergency through a reading of five seminal novels. It discusses the Emergency as an event that prompted the writing of several notable novels attempting to preserve the silenced and fading memory of its human rights violations and suspension of…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30
    Routledge India

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