20th Century Literature Products

  • Henry James, Impressionism, and the Public

    1st Edition

    By Daniel Hannah

    Proposing a new approach to Jamesian aesthetics, Daniel Hannah examines the complicated relationship between Henry James's impressionism and his handling of 'the public.' Hannah challenges solely phenomenological or pictorial accounts of literary impressionism, instead foregrounding James's…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Ethics and the English Novel from Austen to Forster

    1st Edition

    By Valerie Wainwright

    Complicating a pervasive view of the ethical thought of the Victorians and their close relations, which emphasizes the domineering influence of a righteous and repressive morality, Wainwright discerns a new orientation towards an expansive ethics of flourishing or living well in Austen, Gaskell,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Law, Literature, and the Transmission of Culture in England, 1837–1925

    1st Edition

    By Cathrine O. Frank

    Focusing on the last will and testament as a legal, literary, and cultural document, Cathrine O. Frank examines fiction of the Victorian and Edwardian eras alongside actual wills, legal manuals relating to their creation, case law regarding their administration, and contemporary accounts of curious…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Women, Modernism and British Poetry, 1910–1939

    Resisting Femininity, 1st Edition

    By Jane Dowson

    Primarily a literary history, Women, Modernism and British Poetry, 1910-1939 provides a timely discussion of individual women poets who have become, or are becoming, well-known as their works are reprinted but about whom little has yet been written. This volume recognizes the contributions,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Bruce Montgomery/Edmund Crispin: A Life in Music and Books

    1st Edition

    By David Whittle

    Under his real name, Bruce Montgomery (1921-1978) wrote concert music and the scores for almost 50 feature films, including some of the most enduring British comedies of the twentieth century, amongst them a number in the series started by Doctor in the House and the first six Carry On films. Under…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Anglophone Indian Women Writers, 1870–1920

    1st Edition

    By Ellen Brinks

    The result of extensive archival recovery work, Ellen Brinks's study fills a significant gap in our understanding of women's literary history of the South Asian subcontinent under colonialism and of Indian women's contributions and responses to developing cultural and political nationalism. As…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Music in the Words: Musical Form and Counterpoint in the Twentieth-Century Novel

    1st Edition

    By Alan Shockley

    There is a strong tradition of literary analyses of the musical artwork. Simply put, all musicology - any writing about music - is an attempt at making analogies between what happens within the world of sound and language itself. This study considers this analogy from the opposite perspective:…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • The Moral Vision of Iris Murdoch

    1st Edition

    By Heather Widdows

    Iris Murdoch's moral philosophy, although highly influential in 20th century moral theory, is somewhat unsystematic and inaccessible. In this work Widdows outlines the moral vision of Iris Murdoch in its entirety and draws out the implications of her thought for the contemporary ethical debate,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Enacting Englishness in the Victorian Period

    Colonialism and the Politics of Performance, 1st Edition

    By Angelia Poon

    Angelia Poon examines how British colonial authority in the nineteenth century was predicated on its being rendered in ways that were recognizably 'English'. Reading a range of texts by authors that include Charlotte Brontë, Mary Seacole, Charles Dickens, Rudyard Kipling, and H. Rider Haggard,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Kafka’s Cognitive Realism

    1st Edition

    By Emily Troscianko

    This book uses insights from the cognitive sciences to illuminate Kafka’s poetics, exemplifying a paradigm for literary studies in which cognitive-scientific insights are brought to bear directly on literary texts. The volume shows that the concept of "cognitive realism" can be a critically…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • Modernist Short Fiction by Women

    The Liminal in Katherine Mansfield, Dorothy Richardson, May Sinclair and Virginia Woolf, 1st Edition

    By Claire Drewery

    Taking on the neglected issue of the short story's relationship to literary Modernism, Claire Drewery examines works by Katherine Mansfield, Dorothy Richardson, May Sinclair, and Virginia Woolf. Drewery argues that the short story as a genre is preoccupied with transgressing boundaries, and thus…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31
    Routledge

  • Henri de Rothschild, 1872–1947

    Medicine and Theater, 1st Edition

    By Harry W. Paul

    Dr Henri de Rothschild was a fifth generation Rothschild and perhaps the most famous of the Paris Rothschilds of the fin-de-siècle period. A 'sleeping partner' of the bank and the non-drinking owner of Mouton-Rothschild, Henri spent much of his life building medical institutions and promoting…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge
    The History of Medicine in Context

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