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  • New Perspectives on Delarivier Manley and Eighteenth Century Literature

    Power, Sex, and Text, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aleksondra Hultquist, Elizabeth Mathews

    This first critical collection on Delarivier Manley revisits the most heated discussions, adds new perspectives in light of growing awareness of Manley’s multifaceted contributions to eighteenth-century literature, and demonstrates the wide range of thinking about her literary production and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • The Signifying Power of Pearl

    Medieval Literary and Cultural Contexts for the Transformation of Genre, 1st Edition

    By Jane Beal

    This book enhances our understanding of the exquisitely beautiful, fourteenth-century, Middle English dream vision poem Pearl. Situating the study in the contexts of medieval literary criticism and contemporary genre theory, Beal argues that the poet intended Pearl to be read at four levels of…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • The Situationist International in Britain

    Modernism, Surrealism, and the Avant-Garde, 1st Edition

    By Sam Cooper

    This book tells, for the first time, the story of the Situationist International’s influence and afterlives in Britain, where its radical ideas have been rapturously welcomed and fiercely resisted. The Situationist International presented itself as the culmination of the twentieth century…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Women and Gift Exchange in Eighteenth-Century Fiction

    Richardson, Burney, Austen, 1st Edition

    By Linda Zionkowski

    This book analyzes why the most influential novelists of the long eighteenth century centered their narratives on the theory and practice of gift exchange. Throughout this period, fundamental shifts in economic theories regarding the sources of individual and national wealth along with…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Anglo-American Travelers and the Hotel Experience in Nineteenth-Century Literature

    Nation, Hospitality, Travel Writing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Monika Elbert, Susanne Schmid

    This volume examines the hotel experience of Anglo-American travelers in the nineteenth century from the viewpoint of literary and cultural studies as well as spatiality theory. Focusing on the social and imaginary space of the hotel in fiction, periodicals, diaries, and travel accounts, the essays…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Reconnecting Aestheticism and Modernism

    Continuities, Revisions, Speculations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bénédicte Coste, Catherine Delyfer, Christine Reynier

    Charting the period that extends from the 1860s to the 1940s, this volume offers fresh perspectives on Aestheticism and Modernism. By acknowledging that both movements had a passion for the ‘new’, it goes beyond the alleged divide between Modernism and its predecessors. Rather than reading the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2020-03-31 
    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 – 2020-03-31 
    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 – 2020-03-31 
    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 – 2020-03-31 
    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 – 2020-03-31 
    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 – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

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