20th Century Literature Products

  • Feminist Perspectives on Contemporary Zombies, Vampires, and Witches

    Radical Monstrosity in Literature, Film, and TV

    By Heidi Breuer, Natalie Wilson

    This book explores three monstrous figures prominent in contemporary popular culture—zombies, vampires, and witches—from a feminist perspective, visiting a range of novels, television series, and films from the 1990s-2010s. Though some popular mainstream texts (from Harry Potter to Twilight) still…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • God in Things

    A New Theology of Everyday Life

    By Heather Walton

    This book is founded upon the understanding that things matter to people. Exploring the renewing of practical theology through critical attention to the values and practices of everyday life, this book looks at how recent cultural and epistemological shifts have generated new agendas for…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Explorations in Practical, Pastoral and Empirical Theology

  • Literary and Cultural Alternatives to Modernism

    Unsettling Presences

    Edited by Kostas Boyiopoulos, Anthony Patterson, Mark Sandy

    The 17 essays of Unsettling Presences investigate writers and texts chiefly stretching from 1890 to 1939, from both within and outside of the Modernist canon. They explore tensions, convergences, and differences between the dominant Modernists and lesser-known figures. Not only do they examine the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan

    By Lucie Sutherland

    ‘Do you believe in fairies? Say quick that you believe!’ – Peter Pan Peter Pan is a narrative many of us believe we know well, and yet the J.M. Barrie play that premiered on a West End stage in December 1904 is not the depiction of Peter, Wendy, Hook, and Never Land that most people have…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Extreme States

    The Evolution of American Transgressive Fiction 1960-2000

    By Coco D'Hont

    Transgressive fiction explores the crossing of boundaries. Because of its extreme content and style, it is often considered controversial. However, transgressive fiction is not just shocking or disruptive. It is a continuation of an American tradition of creating culture through the crossing of…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Afro-Surrealism

    The African Diaspora's Surrealist Fiction

    By Rochelle Spencer

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

  • Re-Covering Modernism

    Pulps, Paperbacks, and the Prejudice of Form

    In the first half of the twentieth century, modernist works appeared not only in obscure little magazines and books published by tiny exclusive presses but also in literary reprint magazines of the 1920s, tawdry pulp magazines of the 1930s, and lurid paperbacks of the 1940s. In his nuanced…

    Paperback – 2018-12-28 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Research Companion to Ford Madox Ford

    By Sara Haslam, Laura Colombino, Seamus O'Malley

    Taking account of Ford Madox Ford’s entire literary output, this companion brings together prominent Ford specialists to offer an overview of existing Ford scholarship and to suggest new directions in Ford studies. The Routledge Research Companion to Ford Madox Ford is split into five parts,…

    Hardback – 2018-12-03 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

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