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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

  • Democratic Political Tragedy in the Postcolony

    The Tragedy of Postcoloniality in Michael Manley’s Jamaica and Nelson Mandela’s South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Greg A. Graham

    A ground-breaking work in Africana political thought that links the plight of progressive political endeavors in Africa with those in the Diaspora and beyond, Democratic Tragedy in the Postcolony engages with two of the defining political sagas of the postcolonial era. The book presents Michael…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06 
    Routledge

  • Similes, Puns and Counterfactuals in Literary Narrative

    1st Edition

    By Jennifer Riddle Harding

    In this study, Jennifer Riddle Harding presents a cognitive analysis of three figures of speech that have readily identifiable forms: similes, puns, and counterfactuals. Harding argues that when deployed in literary narrative, these forms have narrative functions—such as the depiction of conscious…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Untranslatability Goes Global

    1st Edition

    Edited by Suzanne Jill Levine, Katie Lateef-Jan

    This collection brings together contributions from translation theorists, linguists, and literary scholars to promote interdisciplinary dialogue about untranslatability and its implications within the context of globalization. The chapters depart from the pragmatics of translation practice and move…

    Paperback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge

  • Translation in Russian Contexts

    Culture, Politics, Identity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian James Baer, Susanna Witt

    This volume represents the first large-scale effort to address topics of translation in Russian contexts across the disciplinary boundaries of Slavic Studies and Translation Studies, thus opening up new perspectives for both fields. Leading scholars from Eastern and Western Europe offer a…

    Paperback – 2019-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Race Matters, Animal Matters

    Fugitive Humanism in African America, 1840-1930, 1st Edition

    By Lindgren Johnson

    Race Matters, Animal Matters challenges one of the grand narratives of African American studies: that African Americans rejected racist associations of blackness and animality through a disassociation from animality. Analyzing canonical texts written by Frederick Douglass, Charles Chesnutt, Ida B.…

    Paperback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Experiencing Drama in the English Renaissance

    Readers and Audiences, 1st Edition

    By Akihiro Yamada

    This book investigates the complex interactions, through experiencing drama, of readers and audiences in the English Renaissance. Around 1500 an absolute majority of population was illiterate. Henry VIII’s religious reformation changed this cultural structure of society. ‘The Act for the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Avant-Garde Pieties

    Aesthetics, Race, and the Renewal of Innovative Poetics, 1st Edition

    By Joel Bettridge

    Avant-Garde Pieties tells a new story about innovative poetry; it argues that the avant-garde—now more than a century old—persists in its ability to nurture interesting, provocative, meaningful, and moving poems, despite its profound cultural failings and its self-devouring theoretical compulsions.…

    Paperback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Italian Children’s Literature and National Identity

    Childhood, Melancholy, Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Maria Truglio

    This book bridges the fields of Children’s Literature and Italian Studies by examining how turn-of-the-century children’s books forged a unified national identity for the new Italian State. Through contextualized close readings of a wide range of texts, Truglio shows how the 19th-century concept of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge

  • Written in Exile

    Chilean Fiction From 1973-Present, 1st Edition

    By Ignacio Lopez-Calvo

    Paperback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge

  • Readers and Writers in Cuba

    A Social History of Print Culture, l830s-l990s, 1st Edition

    By Pamela Maria Smorkaloff

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge

  • Gender and Identity Formation in Contemporary Mexican Literature

    1st Edition

    By Marina Perez de Mendiola

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge
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