20th Century Literature Products

  • The New York School Poets and the Neo-Avant-Garde

    Between Radical Art and Radical Chic, 1st Edition

    By Mark Silverberg

    New York City was the site of a remarkable cultural and artistic renaissance during the 1950s and '60s. In the first monograph to treat all five major poets of the New York School-John Ashbery, Barbara Guest, Kenneth Koch, Frank O'Hara, and James Schuyler-Mark Silverberg examines this rich period…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Pre-Colonial Africa in Colonial African Narratives

    From Ethiopia Unbound to Things Fall Apart, 1911–1958, 1st Edition

    By Donald R. Wehrs

    In his study of the origins of political reflection in twentieth-century African fiction, Donald Wehrs examines a neglected but important body of African texts written in colonial (English and French) and indigenous (Hausa and Yoruba) languages. He explores pioneering narrative representations of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Incredible Modernism

    Literature, Trust and Deception, 1st Edition

    By John Attridge

    Edited by Rod Rosenquist

    With the twentieth century came a new awareness of just how much an individual was obliged to accept on trust, and this heightened awareness of social trust in turn prompted new kinds of anxiety about fraudulence and deception. Beginning with the premise that the traditional liberal concept of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Genre, Reception, and Adaptation in the 'Twilight' Series

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Morey

    Much of the criticism on Stephenie Meyer's immensely popular 'Twilight' novels has underrated or even disparaged the books while belittling the questionable taste of an audience that many believe is being inculcated with anti-feminist values. Avoiding a repetition of such reductive critiques of the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • The Turn Around Religion in America

    Literature, Culture, and the Work of Sacvan Bercovitch, 1st Edition

    By Michael P. Kramer

    Edited by Nan Goodman

    Playing on the frequently used metaphors of the 'turn toward' or 'turn back' in scholarship on religion, The Turn Around Religion in America offers a model of religion that moves in a reciprocal relationship between these two poles. In particular, this volume dedicates itself to a reading of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge

  • Heroism in the Harry Potter Series

    1st Edition

    Edited by Katrin Berndt, Lena Steveker

    Taking up the various conceptions of heroism that are conjured in the Harry Potter series, this collection examines the ways fictional heroism in the twenty-first century challenges the idealized forms of a somewhat simplistic masculinity associated with genres like the epic, romance and classic…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Myth and Violence in the Contemporary Female Text

    New Cassandras, 1st Edition

    By V.G. Julie Rajan

    Edited by Sanja Bahun-Radunovic

    How various mythologies challenge, enable, and inspire women artists and activists across the globe to communicate personal and historical experiences of violence is the central concern of this collection. Beginning with the observation that twentieth- and twenty-first century female writers and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

  • Major Short Stories of D.H. Lawrence

    A Handbook, 1st Edition

    By Martin F. Kearney

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge

  • The Educational Prophecies of Aldous Huxley

    The Visionary Legacy of Brave New World, Ape and Essence and Island, 1st Edition

    By Ronald Zigler

    The visionary legacy of Aldous Huxley is as relevant today as ever. Huxley possessed a sober understanding of the human condition as well as an inspired vision of the human potential. This volume presents an interdisciplinary examination and appreciation of Aldous Huxley’s three visionary novels –…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Scripture, Metaphysics, and Poetry

    Austin Farrer's The Glass of Vision With Critical Commentary, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert MacSwain

    This book offers a critical edition of arguably the greatest work of English theology in the 20th century: Austin Farrer's Bampton Lectures published as The Glass of Vision in 1948. Farrer was an interdisciplinary genius who made original contributions to philosophy, theology, and biblical studies,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Human Rights Discourse in a Global Network

    Books beyond Borders, 1st Edition

    By Lena Khor

    In her innovative study of human rights discourse, Lena Khor takes up the prevailing concern by scholars who charge that the globalization of human rights discourse is becoming yet another form of cultural, legal, and political imperialism imposed from above by an international human rights regime…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • A Genealogy of Cyborgothic

    Aesthetics and Ethics in the Age of Posthumanism, 1st Edition

    By Dongshin Yi

    In his provocative and timely study of posthumanism, Dongshin Yi adopts an imaginary/imaginative approach to exploring the transformative power of the cyborg, a strategy that introduces balance to the current discourses dominated by the practicalities of technoscience and the dictates of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

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