20th Century Literature Products

  • Annotating Modernism

    Marginalia and Pedagogy from Virginia Woolf to the Confessional Poets

    By Amanda Golden

    Making extensive use of archival materials by Sylvia Plath, John Berryman, and Anne Sexton, Amanda Golden constructs a new narrative of the relationship between modernism and post-war poetry. While Golden situates her book among other materialist histories of modernism, she moves beyond examination…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28 

  • Adorno and the Architects of Late Style in India

    Rabindranath Tagore, Mulk Raj Anand, Vikram Seth, and Dayanita Singh

    By Tania Roy

    Examining works by Rabindranath Tagore, Mulk Raj Anand, and Vikram Seth through the lens of T.W. Adorno's poetics of lateness, Tania Roy reads the category of late style in terms of the "belated" literatures and cultures of the postcolonial world. When does artistic or literary failure become the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28 

  • Surrealism and the Gothic

    Castles of the Interior

    By Neil Matheson

    Surrealism and the Gothic is the first book-length analysis of the role played by the gothic in both the initial emergence of surrealism and at key moments in its subsequent development as an art and literary movement. The book argues the strong and sustained influence, not only of the classic…

    Hardback – 2017-06-15 
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Chinese Literature for the 1980s

    The Fourth Congress of Writers and Artists

    Edited by Howard Goldblatt

    Editor Howard Goldblatt explains that while most societies analyse and revere their literary trends in retrospect, post-Liberation China’s literary trends tend to be announced beforehand allowing for critics to judge how close or far from the prescribed norms a piece of art is. In this volume, a…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07 
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Aesthetics, Gender, and Feminism of the Beat Women

    By Polina Mackay

    Examining a peculiarity in the legacy of the Beat Generation, this book considers the fact that a body of literature centered around the work of authors with misogynist tendencies such as William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, and Jack Kerouac has been a profound influence on later generations of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

  • Children, Childhood, and Musical Theater

    By James Leve, Donelle Ruwe

    Bringing together musicologists, literature scholars, and specialists in childhood and theater studies, this volume examines the ways in which successful children's musicals tap into adult nostalgia for childhood while appealing to the needs and consumer potential of the child. The contributors…

    Hardback – 2017-05-28 
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Images of Dictatorship (Routledge Library Editions: Joseph Stalin)

    Stalin in Literature

    By Rosalind Marsh

    Originally published in 1989, this book presented the first study of the image of Stalin in literature. Analysing the literary presentaiton of historical character and the treatment of 20th Century tyrants in European prose fiction, the book draws a comparison between the depiction of Hitler in…

    Hardback – 2017-05-10 
    Routledge Library Editions: Joseph Stalin

  • The Real Stalin (Routledge Library Editions: Joseph Stalin)

    By Yves Delbars

    In this book, originally published in English in 1953, the author, recognized as one of the best-informed experts on Eastern European politics, reconstructed during the course of a decade's work, the real history of Stalin, from his youth in Georgia to the last year of his life. Utilizing an…

    Hardback – 2017-05-10 
    Routledge Library Editions: Joseph Stalin

  • Stalin Versus Marx (Routledge Library Editions: Joseph Stalin)

    The Stalinist Historical Doctrine

    By Klaus Mehnert

    Originally published in 1952, this book examines the change from revolutionism to nationalism which took place in the Soviet Union during the 1930s. It describes the course of this change, as shown by Stalin's decrees and writings, and discusses the Stalinist conception of Russian and world history…

    Hardback – 2017-05-10 
    Routledge Library Editions: Joseph Stalin

  • Empires of Print

    Adventure Fiction in the Magazines, 1899-1919

    By Patrick Scott Belk

    At the turn of the twentieth century, the publishing industries in Britain and the United States underwent dramatic expansions and reorganization that brought about an increased traffic in books and periodicals around the world. Focusing on adventure fiction published from 1899 to 1919, Patrick…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05 

  • Written in Exile

    Chilean Fiction From 1973-Present

    By Ignacio Lopez-Calvo

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 

  • Readers and Writers in Cuba

    A Social History of Print Culture, l830s-l990s

    By Pamela Maria Smorkaloff

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

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 

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