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  • Olive Schreiner and African Modernism

    Allegory, Empire and Postcolonial Writing, 1st Edition

    By Jade Munslow Ong

    This book works across established categories of modernism and postcolonialism in order to radically revise the periods, places, and topics traditionally associated with anti-colonialism and aesthetic experimentation in African literature. The book is the first account of Olive Schreiner as a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge

  • Literary Experiments in Magazine Publishing

    Beyond Serialization, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Lloyd Vranken

    As the nineteenth century came to an end, a number of voices within the British and American magazine industries pushed back against serialisation as the dominant publication mode, experimenting instead with less conventional magazine formats. This book explores these formats, focusing (in…

    Hardback – 2019-12-01 
    Routledge
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • The Routledge Companion to American Literary Journalism

    1st Edition

    Edited by William E. Dow, Roberta S. Maguire, Yoko Nakamura

    Taking a thematic approach, this new companion provides an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, and international study of American literary journalism.From the work of Frederick Douglass and Walt Whitman to that of Joan Didion and Dorothy Parker, literary journalism is a genre that both reveals and…

    Hardback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • Reframing Drag

    Beyond Subversion and the Status Quo, 1st Edition

    By Kayte Stokoe

    Reframing Drag provides a critical survey of French and Anglo-American, queer and feminist theorizations of drag performance, placing these approaches in a dialogue with contemporary drag practice and the representation of drag in three literary texts. Challenging pervasive assumptions circulating…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • The Comic Tales of Chaucer

    1st Edition

    By T. W. Craik

    Originally published in 1964. This book deals wholly with Chaucer’s comic tales. The individual tales are not discussed in isolation but always with reference to the others and to Chaucer’s poetry as a whole. By this comparison and analysis, this book illuminates the features of Chaucer’s…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • Chaucer and the Bible

    A Critical Review of Research, Indexes, and Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Lawrence Besserman

    Originally published in 1988. This book offers a very useful source of information on Chaucer’s relationship to the Bible. It contains a detailed chapter on research into this connection and then presents two indexes. The first is organised by title of Chaucer’s work and then line number detailing…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • Chaucer's Humor

    Critical Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jean E. Jost

    Originally published in 1994. Chaucer is considered the first major humorist in English literature and is particularly interesting as he reflects the humor of predecessors and contemporaries as well as defines development for subsequent British humor. This collection presents essays that define the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • Chaucer and the Making of English Poetry, Volume 2

    The Art of Narrative, 1st Edition

    By P. M. Kean

    Originally published in 1972. This important work of Chaucerian scholarship deals with two aspects of the poet and his work - his individual achievement and his place in history - and demonstrates that in both these senses Chaucer is a maker of English poetry. The author explores Chaucer’s…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • Chaucer

    1st Edition

    By John Lawlor

    Originally published in 1968. A critical interpretation of Chaucer's narrative poetry which concentrates on three major groupings - the early love-visions, the ‘tragedye’ of Troilus and Criseyde, and the Canterbury Tales. Emphasis is laid on Chaucer as an oral narrator and on the varying skills…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • Chaucer Source and Analogue Criticism

    A Cross-Referenced Guide, 1st Edition

    By Lynn King Morris

    Originally published in 1985. This impressive research tool offers four different indexes to cross-reference works on the sources of Chaucer. The user can look up sources by author, genre type or title, or look up the title of one of Chaucer’s works to find which bibliographic entries they are…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde

    1st Edition

    By C. David Benson

    Originally published in 1990. This study is of one of the world’s great narrative poems and one of the few long poems in English about physical love. Although this work is often overshadowed by the Canterbury Tales, the author argues that it has its own profound multiplicity. Its mixture of genres,…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • Patterns of Religious Narrative in the Canterbury Tales

    1st Edition

    By Roger Ellis

    Originally published in 1986. This study asks ‘What problems confront the narrator of a religious story?’ and ‘What different solutions to those problems are offered by the religious narratives of The Canterbury Tales?’ The introduction explains the grounds for inclusion of the tales here studied…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

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