20th Century Literature Products

  • Gender and the Intersubjective Sublime in Faulkner, Forster, Lawrence, and Woolf

    By Erin Speese

    Exploring how the modern novel's complex depictions of parenthood restructure traditional conceptions of the Romantic sublime, Erin K. Johns Speese shows how William Faulkner, E.M. Forster, D.H. Lawrence, and Virginia Woolf use related strategies to rewrite the traditional sublime as an…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • Zoë Wicomb & the Translocal

    Writing Scotland & South Africa

    Edited by Kai Easton, Derek Attridge

    This is the first book on the fiction of Zoë Wicomb, a writer long at the forefront of the South African canon and whose international stature was firmly secured with the award of an inaugural Windham Campbell prize at Yale in 2013. It brings together interdisciplinary essays from the UK, USA,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Environmental Posthumanism in Literature and Science

    Stages of Transmutation

    By Tom Idema

    Literature is often regarded as a window on the human soul. However, in an era of turbulent planetary change, perhaps this inward focus will give way to a preoccupation with the relations between humans and their nonhuman environments, thus decentering humanity. Such a perspective may be called…

    Hardback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • Against Autonomy

    Lyotard, Judgement and Action

    By Neal Curtis

    This title was first published in 2001: Against Autonomy reassesses Jean-Francois Lyotard's contribution to philosophy and theory, and explores how his work challenges the privileged position of the principle of autonomy in contemporary liberal democratic thinking, as seen in such diverse thinkers…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The English Idea of History from Coleridge to Collingwood

    By Christopher Parker

    This title was first published in 2000:  Despite the widely remarked indifference to philosophy of history that has characterised most British historians, important things were said in Britain from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the middle of the twentieth about historical…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Communities of Individuals

    Liberalism, Communitarianism and Sartre's Anarchism

    By Michael J. R. Cross

    This title was first published in 2001: This book examines the liberal-communitarian debate from a new perspective. Communitarians argue that liberal theory neglects the significance of communities for the lives of their members. An examination of that argument reveals that there are deficiencies…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Samuel Weber

    Acts of Reading

    By Simon Morgan Wortham

    Title first published in 2003. 'Weber is probably the only person in his generation who is equally at home in and directly informed about contemporary literary theory and its antecedents in Germany, France, and the US. His theoretical interest in psychoanalysis serves as a viewpoint from which a…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Between the Psyche and the Polis

    Refiguring History in Literature and Theory

    By Anne Whitehead

    Edited by Michael Rossington

    This title was first published in 2000. Incorporating studies of Freudian and Marxist approaches to questions of history and memory, this timely collection illuminates how history is being refigured in contemporary literary, cultural and theoretical studies. The contributors to this volume invite…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Tragic Plots

    A New Reading from Aeschylus to Lorca

    By Felicity Rosslyn

    This title was first published in 2000. This book offers a wide-ranging account of tragic drama from the Greeks to Arthur Miller. It puts forward a bold and vigorously developed argument about the recurrent concerns of tragedy, and proposes to uncover the archetypal tragic plot that emerges at…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Hope in Barth's Eschatology

    Interrogations and Transformations Beyond Tragedy

    By John C. McDowell

    This title was first published in 2000. Hope in Barth's Eschatology presents a critical investigation and survey of Karl Barth's writings, particularly his Church Dogmatics IV.3, in order to locate the character and nature of 'hope' within Barth's eschatology. Arguing that Barth, with his form of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • God, Literature and Process Thought

    Edited by Darren J. N. Middleton

    This title was first published in 2002: This book explores and evaluates evolutionary theism - which asserts that God is subject to change as humanity is subject to change - charting the way it surfaces as a theme in classic, modern, and post-modern forms of creative writing, philosophical theology…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Lead Belly, Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan and American Folk Outlaw Performance

    By Damian A. Carpenter

    With its appeal predicated upon what civilized society rejects, there has always been something hidden in plain sight when it comes to the outlaw figure as cultural myth. Damian A. Carpenter traverses the unsettled outlaw territory that is simultaneously a part of and apart from settled American…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge
    Outlaws in Literature, History, and Culture

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