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  • Geography and the Literary Imagination in Victorian Fictions of Empire

    The Poetics of Imperial Space, 1st Edition

    By Jean Fernandez

    In this pioneering study, Dr. Fernandez explores how the rise of institutional geography in Victorian England impacted imperial fiction’s emergence as a genre characterized by a preoccupation with space and place. This volume argues that the alliance between institutional geography and the British…

    Hardback – 2020-02-29 
    Routledge

  • Empty Nurseries, Queer Occupants

    Reproduction and the Future in Ibsen’s Late Plays, 1st Edition

    By Olivia N Gunn

    Who is the proper occupant of the nursery? The obvious answer is the child, and not an archive, a seductive troll-princess, or poor fosterlings. Nevertheless, characters in Hedda Gabler, The Master Builder, and Little Eyolf intend to host these improper occupants in their children’s rooms. Dr. Gunn…

    Hardback – 2020-02-08 
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Contemporary Rewritings of Liminal Women

    Echoes of the Past, 1st Edition

    By Miriam Borham-Puyal

    This book explores the concept of liminality in the representation of women in 18th and 19th–century literature, as well as in contemporary rewritings, such as novels, films, television shows, videogames and graphic novels. In particular, it focuses on vampires, prostitutes, quixotes, and…

    Hardback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • Milton, Music and Literary Interpretation

    Reading through the Spirit, 1st Edition

    By David Ainsworth

    Milton, Music and Literary Interpretation: Reading through the Spirit constructs a musical methodology for interpreting literary text drawn out of John Milton’s poetry and prose. Analyzing the linkage between music and the Holy Spirit in Milton’s work, it focuses on harmony and its relationship to…

    Hardback – 2020-01-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • AfroSurrealism

    The African Diaspora's Surrealist Fiction, 1st Edition

    By Rochelle Spencer

    Examining the surrealist novels of several contemporary writers including Edwidge Danticat, Tananarive Due, Nalo Hopkinson, Junot Díaz, Helen Oyeyemi, and Colson Whitehead, AfroSurrealism, the first book-length exploration of AfroSurreal fiction, argues that we have entered a new and exciting era…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

  • Routledge Revivals 20th Century Literature Bundle

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This bundle brings together 31 prominent works examining and exploring areas of 20th literature. The collection covers an incredibly changeable and diverse period, and the volumes included range in topic from the beginning of the early 20th century, right through to volumes on more current writers…

    Hardback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Victorian Coral Islands of Empire, Mission, and the Boys’ Adventure Novel

    1st Edition

    By Michelle Elleray

    Attending to the mid-Victorian boys’ adventure novel and its connections with missionary culture, Michelle Elleray investigates how empire was conveyed to Victorian children in popular forms, with a focus on the South Pacific as a key location of adventure tales and missionary efforts. The volume…

    Hardback – 2019-11-26 
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Out of Reach

    The Ideal Girl in American Girls’ Serial Literature, 1st Edition

    By Kate G. Harper

    Out of Reach: The Ideal Girl in American Girls’ Serial Literature traces the journey of the ideal girl through American girls’ series in the twentieth century. Who is the ideal girl? In what ways does the trope of the ideal girl rely on the exclusion and erasure of Othered girls? How does the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • The New Pastoral in Contemporary British Writing

    1st Edition

    By Deborah Lilley

    This book identifies a major turn in contemporary British literature in response to environmental crisis. It argues that the pastoral is emerging as a new critical framework in which to explore the understanding of people and place in this context. The New Pastoral in Contemporary British Writing…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Childhood in the Contemporary English Novel

    1st Edition

    By Sandra Dinter

    Since the 1980s novels about childhood for adults have been a booming genre within the contemporary British literary market. Childhood in the Contemporary English Novel offers the first comprehensive study of this literary trend. Assembling analyses of key works by Ian McEwan, Doris Lessing, P. D.…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Novelists in Interview

    1st Edition

    By John Haffenden

    Originally published in 1985, fourteen foremost writers of fiction give detailed accounts of their writings in this absorbing collection by John Haffenden, whom The Sunday Times has applauded for having ‘perfected’ the art of the literary interview. Bringing together discussions with a wide range…

    Hardback – 2019-10-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

  • Becoming a Woman Through Romance

    1st Edition

    By Linda K. Christian-Smith

    A woman is incomplete without a man, motherhood is a woman’s destiny, and a woman’s place is in the home. These conservative political themes are woven throughout teen romance fiction’s sagas of hearts and flowers. Using the theory and interpretive methods of feminism and cultural studies,…

    Hardback – 2019-10-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

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