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  • The Desertmakers

    Travel, War, and the State in Latin America, 1st Edition

    By Javier Uriarte

    This book studies how the rhetoric of travel introduces different conceptualizations of space and time in scenarios of war during the last decades of the 19th century, in Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay. By examining accounts of war and travel in the context of the consolidation of state…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge Research in Travel Writing

  • 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 
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • 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 Research in Gender and Society

  • Articulations of Resistance

    Transformative Practices in Arab-American Poetry, 1st Edition

    By Sirene Harb

    Using a theoretical framework located at the intersection of US ethnic studies, transnational studies, and postcolonial studies, Articulations of Resistance: Transformative Practices in Arab-American Poetry maps an interdisciplinary model of critical inquiry to demonstrate the intimate link and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-02 
    Routledge Research in American Literature and Culture

  • The Socio-Literary Imaginary in 19th and 20th Century Britain

    Victorian and Edwardian Inflections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria K. Bachman, Albert D. Pionke

    At once an invitation and a provocation, The Socio-Literary Imaginary represents the first collection of essays to illuminate the historically and intellectually complex relationship between literary studies and sociology in nineteenth and early twentieth-century Britain. During the ongoing…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01 

  • Tolstoy's Political Thought

    Christian Anarcho-Pacifist Iconoclasm Then and Now, 1st Edition

    By Alexandre Christoyannopoulos

    Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910), besides writing famous novels such as War and Peace, also wrote on political issues, especially later in his life, putting forward a political philosophy which might be termed "Christian anarchism". This book provides a comprehensive overview of Tolstoy’s political thought.…

    Hardback – 2019-09-24 
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • 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 – 2019-09-11 
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Victorian Contagion

    Risk and Social Control in the Victorian Literary Imagination, 1st Edition

    By Chung-jen Chen

    Victorian Contagion: Risk and Social Control in the Victorian Literary Imagination examines the literary and cultural production of contagion in the Victorian era and the way that production participated in a moral economy of surveillance and control. In this book, I attempt to make sense of how…

    Hardback – 2019-09-10 
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • Decadent Aesthetics and the Acrobat in French Fin de siècle

    1st Edition

    By Jennifer Forrest

    In his discussion of clowns in nineteenth-century French painting from Jean-Léon Gérôme’s 1857 La Sortie du bal masqué to Georges Rouault, art historian Francis Haskell wondered why they are so sad. The myth of the sad clown as an allegory for the unappreciated artist found echoes in the work of…

    Hardback – 2019-09-10 
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • A Quest for Remembrance

    The Underworld in Classical and Modern Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Falconer, Madeleine Scherer

    A Quest for Remembrance: The Underworld in Classical and Modern literature brings together a range of arguments exploring connections between the descent into the underworld, also known as katabasis, and various forms of memory. Its chapters investigate the uses of the descent topos both in…

    Hardback – 2019-09-01 
    Warwick Series in the Humanities

  • Childhood in the Contemporary English Novel

    1st Edition

    By Sandra Dinter

    Since the 1980s novels about childhood for adults have been a booming genre within the contemporary British literary market. Childhood in the Contemporary English Novel offers the first comprehensive study of this literary trend. Assembling analyses of key works by Ian McEwan, Doris Lessing, P. D.…

    Hardback – 2019-09-01 

  • Approaches to Teaching the Works of Edwidge Danticat

    1st Edition

    Edited by Celucien L. Joseph, Suchismita Banerjee, Marvin E. Hobson, Danny M. Hoey, Jr.

    Providing an intellectual interpretation to the work of Edwidge Danticat, this new edited collection provides a pedagogical approach to teach and interpret her body of work in undergraduate and graduate classrooms. Approaches to Teaching the Works of Edwidge Danticat starts out by exploring…

    Hardback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

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