British Literature Products

  • New Perspectives on Community and the Modernist Subject

    Finite, Singular, Exposed, 1st Edition

    Edited by María J. López, Paula Martín Salván, Gerardo Rodriguez Salas

    New Perspectives on Community and the Modernist Subject: Finite, Singular, Exposed offers new approaches to the modernist subject and its relation to community. With a non-exclusive focus on narrative, the essays included provide innovative and theoretically informed readings of canonical modernist…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare�s Suicides

    Dead Bodies That Matter, 1st Edition

    By Marlena Tronicke

    Shakespeare’s Suicides: Dead Bodies That Matter is the first study in Shakespeare criticism to examine the entirety of Shakespeare’s dramatic suicides. It addresses all plays featuring suicides and near-suicides in chronological order from Titus Andronicus to Antony and Cleopatra, thus establishing…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Bicultural Literature and Film in French and English

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter I. Barta, Phil Powrie

    This book focuses on literature and cinema in English or French by authors and directors not working in their native language. Artists with hybrid identities have become a defining phenomenon of contemporary reality following the increased mobility between civilisations during the postcolonial…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • For Better, For Worse

    Marriage in Victorian Novels by Women, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carolyn Lambert, Marion Shaw

    This interdisciplinary volume explores the fictional portrayal of marriage by women novelists between 1800 and 1900. It investigates the ways in which these novelists used the cultural form of the novel to engage with and contribute to the wider debates of the period around the fundamental cultural…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Heritage and the Legacy of the Past in Contemporary Britain

    1st Edition

    By Ryan Trimm

    Bringing together heritage studies and literary studies, this book examines heritage as a ubiquitous trope in contemporary Britain, a seemingly inescapable figure for relations to the past. Inheritance has been an important metaphor for characterizing cultural and political traditions since the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Forms of Hypocrisy in Early Modern England

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lucia Nigri, Naya Tsentourou

    This collection examines the widespread phenomenon of hypocrisy in literary, theological, political, and social circles in England during the years after the Reformation and up to the Restoration. Bringing together current critical work on early modern subjectivity, performance, print history, and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Transdisciplinary Perspectives on Childhood in Contemporary Britain

    Literature, Media and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra Dinter, Ralf Schneider

    In the light of the complex demographic shifts associated with late modernity and the impetus of neo-liberal politics, childhood continues all the more to operate as a repository for the articulation of diverse social and cultural anxieties. Since the Thatcher years, juvenile delinquency, child…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • British Spy Fiction and the End of Empire

    1st Edition

    By Sam Goodman

    The position of spy fiction is largely synonymous in popular culture with ideas of patriotism and national security, with the spy himself indicative of the defence of British interests and the preservation of British power around the globe. This book reveals a more complicated side to these…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Impressions of Southern Italy

    British Travel Writing from Henry Swinburne to Norman Douglas, 1st Edition

    By Sharon Ouditt

    Naples was conventionally the southernmost stop of the Grand Tour beyond which, it was assumed, lay violent disorder: earthquakes, malaria, bandits, inhospitable inns, few roads and appalling food. On the other hand, Southern Italy lay at the heart of Magna Graecia, whose legends were hard-wired…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Food, Drink, and the Written Word in Britain, 1820-1945

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Addyman, Laura Wood, Christopher Yiannitsaros

    This volume explores the intersection between culinary history and literature across a period of profound social and cultural change. Split into four parts, essays focus on the relationships between eating and childhood reading in the Victorian era, the role of hunger in depicting social…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Aestheticism and the Marriage Market in Victorian Popular Fiction

    The Art of Female Beauty, 1st Edition

    By Kirby-Jane Hallum

    Based on close readings of five Victorian novels, Hallum presents an original study of the interaction between popular fiction, the marriage market and the aesthetic movement. She uses the texts to trace the development of aestheticism, examining the differences between the authors, including their…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Hardy Deconstructing Hardy

    A Derridean Reading of Thomas Hardy�s Poetry, 1st Edition

    By Nilüfer Özgür

    Hardy Deconstructing Hardy aims to add a new dimension of research which has been partly overlooked—a Derridean, Deconstructive reading of Hardy‘s poetry. Analyzing thirty-four popular and less popular poems by Hardy, this volume challenges current references to Derridean Deconstructionism. While…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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