British Literature Products

  • Iris Murdoch

    Work for the Spirit, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Dipple

    Originally published in 1982, this brilliant study provides a perceptive and up-to-date assessment of the novels of Iris Murdoch, up to and including Nuns and Soldiers, published in 1980. The Fire and the Sun, her book on Plato, is also considered in depth. It is not a critical biography, but…

    Hardback – 2019-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

  • Iris Murdoch

    1st Edition

    By Richard Todd

    Originally published in 1984, Iris Murdoch, widely regarded as one of the major British novelists of her generation at the time, was undoubtedly one of the most popular and prolific, having published twenty-one novels since 1954 (she went on to write many more). But the course of her…

    Hardback – 2019-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

  • Narrative Authority and Homeostasis in the Novels of Doris Lessing and Carmen Martín Gaite

    1st Edition

    By Linda E. Chown

    This study, originally published in 1990, assesses a shift in the presentation of self-consciousness in two pairs of novels by Doris Lessing and Carmen Martín Gaite: 1) Lessing’s The Summer Before the Dark (1973) and Martín Gaite’s Retahílas (1974) and 2) Lessing’s The Memoirs of a Survivor (1974)…

    Hardback – 2019-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

  • Margaret Drabble

    1st Edition

    By Joanne V. Creighton

    Margaret Drabble is a writer who plays a lively role in both popular and literary culture. Widely read and studied throughout the world her novels attract both the general reader and the literary critic. Originally published in 1985, Joanne Creighton examines this phenomenon and places particular…

    Hardback – 2019-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

  • Ancient Cultures of Conceit

    British University Fiction in the Post-War Years, 1st Edition

    By Ian Carter

    The campus novel is one of the best loved forms of fiction in the post-war period. But what are its characteristic themes? What are its prejudices? And what does it take for granted? Originally published in 1990, this is the first study to connect literary, historical, and sociological aspects of…

    Hardback – 2019-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

  • John le Carré

    1st Edition

    By Eric Homberger

    Since the heyday of Ian Fleming’s fantasy superspy James Bond, the novels of John le Carré have held up to readers across the world a sombre, fascinating picture of decline, deception and ethical ambiguity. In this study, originally published in 1986, the first to include an interpretation of A…

    Hardback – 2019-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

  • John Fowles

    1st Edition

    By Peter Conradi

    John Fowles had gained great popularity as a contemporary novelist on both sides of the Atlantic. In this comprehensive study of his work, originally published in 1982, Peter Conradi relates his work to his life, his ideas and his place in contemporary English fiction at the time. Conradi sees him…

    Hardback – 2019-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

  • Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

    26 Volume Set, 1st Edition

    By Various

    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction (26 volume set) contains titles, originally published between 1977 and 1997. It includes titles on the roles of women in literature, fantasy as a genre, a source guide to science fiction and many titles by renowned academics looking at specific novelists,…

    Hardback – 2019-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

  • 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 – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Twentieth-Century Literary Encounters in China

    Modernism, Travel, and Form, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey Mather

    From the travel writing of the eccentric plant collector and Reginald Farrer, to Emily Hahn’s insider depictions of bohemian life in semi-colonial Shanghai, to Ezra Pound’s mediated ‘journeys’ to Southwest China via the explorer Joseph Rock – Anglo-American representations of China during the first…

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

  • Climate Fiction and Cultural Analysis

    A new perspective on life in the anthropocene, 1st Edition

    By Gregers Andersen

    Climate Fiction and Cultural Analysis argues that the popularity of the term "climate fiction" has paradoxically exhausted the term’s descriptive power and that it has developed into a black box containing all kinds of fictions which depict climatic events and has consequently lost its true…

    Hardback – 2019-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Literature, Culture and Media

  • Dickensian Affects

    Charles Dickens and Feelings of Precarity, 1st Edition

    By Joshua Gooch

    In Dickensian Affects: Charles Dickens and Feelings of Precarity, Joshua Gooch argues that Dickens’s novels offer models of feeling that illuminate the dissensions that accompany life’s precariousness under capitalism. By examining the role of violence, anxiety, surprise, and suspense in Dickens’s…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

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