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  • Women, Reading, and the Cultural Politics of Early Modern England

    1st Edition

    By Edith Snook

    A study of the representation of reading in early modern Englishwomen's writing, this book exists at the intersection of textual criticism and cultural history. It looks at depictions of reading in women's printed devotional works, maternal advice books, poetry, and fiction, as well as manuscripts,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • Elizabethan Triumphal Processions

    1st Edition

    By William Leahy

    Until now, scholarly analysis of Elizabethan processions has always regarded them as having been successful in their function as propaganda, and has always found them to have effectively 'won over' the common people - that group of the population at whom they were chiefly aimed. Both her Royal…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Butler Matters

    Judith Butler's Impact on Feminist and Queer Studies, 1st Edition

    By Warren J. Blumenfeld

    Edited by Margaret Sönser Breen

    Since the 1990 publication of Gender Trouble, Judith Butler has had a profound influence on how we understand gender and sexuality, corporeal politics, and political action both within and outside the academy. This collection, which considers not only Gender Trouble but also Bodies That Matter,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Literary Secretaries/Secretarial Culture

    1st Edition

    By Leah Price

    Edited by Pamela Thurschwell

    Secretaries are the hidden technicians of much literary (and non-literary) writing; they also figure startlingly often as characters in modern literature, film, and even literary criticism. Literary Secretaries/Secretarial Culture brings together secretaries' role in the production (and, more…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Gender and Voice in the French Novel, 1730–1782

    1st Edition

    By Aurora Wolfgang

    Analyzing four best-selling novels - by both women and men - written in the feminine voice, this book traces how the creation of women-centered salons and the emergence of a feminine poetic style engendered a new type of literature in eighteenth-century France. The author argues that writing in a…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Adapting King Lear for the Stage

    1st Edition

    By Lynne Bradley

    Questioning whether the impulse to adapt Shakespeare has changed over time, Lynne Bradley argues for restoring a sense of historicity to the study of adaptation. Bradley compares Nahum Tate's History of King Lear (1681), adaptations by David Garrick in the mid-eighteenth century, and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Ezra Pound and 20th-Century Theories of Language

    Faith with the Word, 1st Edition

    By James Dowthwaite

    Ezra Pound is one of the most significant poets of the twentieth century, a writer whose poetry is particularly notable for the intensity of its linguistic qualities. Indeed, from the principles of Imagism to the polyphony of his Cantos, Pound is central to our conception of modernism’s…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • W.S. Gilbert and the Context of Comedy

    The Progress of Fun, 1st Edition

    By Richard Moore

    To what extent is a great comic writer the product of his time? How far is he (or she) influenced by factors of personal psychology upbringing and environment? To what is the writing actually part of a long continuum in which there is continuity within change and change within continuity? The…

    Hardback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • Gombrowicz in Transnational Context

    Translation, Affect, and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Silvia G. Dapia

    Witold Gombrowicz (1904-1969) was born and lived in Poland for the first half of his life but spent twenty-four years as an émigré in Argentina before returning to Europe to live in West Berlin and finally Vence, France. His works have always been of interest to those studying Polish or Argentinean…

    Hardback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Baroque Self-Invention and Historical Truth

    Hercules at the Crossroads, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Braider

    In his monumental study, Christopher Braider explores the dialectical contest between history and truth that defines the period of cultural transition called the 'baroque'. For example, Annibale Carracci's portrayal of the Stoic legend of Hercules at the Crossroads departs from earlier, more static…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Studies in European Cultural Transition

  • Marrying Jesus in Medieval and Early Modern Northern Europe

    Popular Culture and Religious Reform, 1st Edition

    By Rabia Gregory

    The first full-length study of the notion of marriage to Jesus in late medieval and early modern popular culture, this book treats the transmission and transformation of ideas about this concept as a case study in the formation of religious belief and popular culture. Marrying Jesus in Medieval and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • Science, Language, and Reform in Victorian Poetry

    Political Dialects, 1st Edition

    By Barbara Barrow

    Barrow’s timely book is the first to examine the link between Victorian poetry, the study of language, and political reform. Focusing on a range of literary, scientific, and political texts, Barrow demonstrates that nineteenth-century debates about language played a key role in shaping emergent…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04
    Routledge
    The Nineteenth Century Series

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