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  • Biofictional Histories, Mutations and Forms

    Edited by Michael Lackey

    Biofiction, defined as literature that names its protagonist after an actual historical figure, first became popular in the 1930s, but over the last forty years it has become a dominant literary form. Prominent writers such as J.M. Coetzee, Joyce Carol Oates, Russell Banks, Julia Alvarez, Peter…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Privatised Motherhood

    Confession and Anxiety in Neoliberal Times

    By Ruth Cain

    The privatisation of relationships of care and dependency is increasing; the new social media is facilitating a "confessional" society and our press is keen to interrogate every dimension of our relationships. The combined cultural effect of these elements has created a paradoxical gap within which…

    Hardback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Introduction to Proust (Routledge Revivals)

    His Life, His Circle and His Work

    By Derrick Leon

    This book, first published in 1940, provides an introduction to the life and work of the French novelist, critic, and essayist Marcel Proust, who is considered by many to be one of the greatest authors of all time. This book will be of interest to students of literature.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The English Vision (Routledge Revivals)

    An Anthology

    Edited by Herbert Read

    This title, first published in 1939, is an anthology that’s aim was to present the English ideal in its various aspects as expressed by representative Englishmen. This book will be of interest to students of literature and to the general reader.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Herbert Read and Selected Works

  • The Selected Works of Margaret Oliphant

    By Elisabeth Jay

    Margaret Oliphant (1828-97) had a prolific literary career that spanned almost fifty years. She wrote some 98 novels, fifty or more short stories, twenty-five works of non-fiction, including biographies and historic guides to European cities, and more than three hundred periodical articles. This is…

    Hardback – 2016-10-10 
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • Rethinking Race and Identity in Contemporary British Fiction

    By Sara Upstone

    This book takes a post-racial approach to the representation of race in contemporary British fiction, re-imagining studies of race and British literature away from concerns with specific racial groups towards a more sophisticated analysis of the contribution of a broad, post-racial British writing.…

    Hardback – 2016-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Selected Letters of Vernon Lee, 1856 - 1935

    Volume I, 1865-1884

    Edited by Mandy Gagel

    Vernon Lee was the pen name of Violet Paget – a prolific author best known for her supernatural fiction, her support of the Aesthetic Movement and her radical polemics. She was also an active correspondent who included many well-known figures among her circle; however, until now no attempt has been…

    Hardback – 2016-09-20 
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • Penelope Fitzgerald and the Consolation of Fiction

    By Christopher J. Knight

    Christopher J. Knight’s Penelope Fitzgerald and the Consolation of Fiction is a study of the British author Penelope Fitzgerald (1916 – 2000), attending to her nine novels, especially as viewed through the lens both of "late style" (she published her first novel, The Golden Child, at age sixty) and…

    Hardback – 2016-09-14 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Literary Fat Ladies (1987)

    Rhetoric, Gender, Property

    By Patricia Parker

    First published in 1987, the essays in this volume focus on questions of gender, property and power in the use of rhetoric and the practice of literary genres, and provide a historicised cultural critique. They analyse the links between rhetoric and property, but also representations of women as…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Progress of Romance (1986)

    The Politics of Popular Fiction

    Edited by Jean Radford

    First published in 1986, the aim of this book is to present some of the changing thinking on popular writing to a wider audience in view of the enormous growth of mass culture after the war, but also to offer a historical perspective on a specific form of popular fiction: the romance. The essays…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: History Workshop Series

  • The Selected Works of Margaret Oliphant, Part VI

    Edited by Elisabeth Jay, Joanne Shattock

    Margaret Oliphant (1828-97) had a prolific literary career that spanned almost fifty years. She wrote some 98 novels, fifty or more short stories, twenty-five works of non-fiction, including biographies and historic guides to European cities, and more than three hundred periodical articles. This…

    Hardback – 2016-07-28 
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • Neoliberalism and the Novel

    Edited by Emily Johansen, Alissa Karl

    The novel form has long been connected to modern capitalism and is, arguably, the literary genre most prominently enmeshed in contemporary global markets. Yet, as many critics have suggested about capital, something has changed in the last forty years. With the rise of neoliberalism as the dominant…

    Hardback – 2016-07-27 
    Routledge

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