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  • Contemporary Adolescent Literature and Culture

    The Emergent Adult, 1st Edition

    By Maria Nikolajeva

    Edited by Mary Hilton

    Offering a wide range of critical perspectives, this volume explores the moral, ideological and literary landscapes in fiction and other cultural productions aimed at young adults. Topics examined are adolescence and the natural world, nationhood and identity, the mapping of sexual awakening onto…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • The Image of the English Gentleman in Twentieth-Century Literature

    Englishness and Nostalgia, 1st Edition

    By Christine Berberich

    Studies of the English gentleman have tended to focus mainly on the nineteenth century, encouraging the implicit assumption that this influential literary trope has less resonance for twentieth-century literature and culture. Christine Berberich challenges this notion by showing that the English…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • Ecocriticism and the Idea of Culture

    Biology and the Bildungsroman, 1st Edition

    By Helena Feder

    Ecocriticism and the Idea of Culture: Biology and the Bildungsroman draws on work by Kinji Imanishi, Frans de Waal, and other biologists to create an interdisciplinary, materialist notion of culture for ecocritical analysis. In this timely intervention, Feder examines the humanist idea of culture…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • The Screen in Surrealist Art and Thought

    1st Edition

    By Haim Finkelstein

    An interrogation of the notion of space in Surrealist theory and philosophy, this study analyzes the manifestations of space in the paintings and writings done in the framework of the Surrealist Movement. Haim Finkelstein introduces the 'screen' as an important spatial paradigm that clarifies and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Gothic Topographies

    Language, Nation Building and ‘Race’, 1st Edition

    By Matti Savolainen

    Edited by P.M. Mehtonen

    In demonstrating the global reach of Gothic literatures, this collection takes up the influence of the Gothic mode in literatures that may be geographically remote from one another but still share related issues of minor languages, nation building, place and race. Suggesting that there is a…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Radio Modernism

    Literature, Ethics, and the BBC, 1922–1938, 1st Edition

    By Todd Avery

    Radio Modernism marries the fields of radio studies and modernist cultural historiography to the recent 'ethical turn' in literary and cultural studies to examine how representative British writers negotiated the moral imperative for public service broadcasting that was crafted, embraced, and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Surrealism, Feminism, Psychoanalysis

    1st Edition

    By Natalya Lusty

    How did women Surrealists such as Leonora Carrington and Claude Cahun take up the question of female identity in terms of their own aesthetic and intellectual practice? What was the response of women analysts such as Joan Riviere to Freud's psychoanalytic construction of femininity? These are…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Modern Print Activism in the United States

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Schreiber

    The explosion of print culture that occurred in the United States at the turn of the twentieth century activated the widespread use of print media to promote social and political activism. Exploring this phenomenon, the essays in Modern Print Activism in the United States focus on specific groups,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Fairy Tales, Myth, and Psychoanalytic Theory

    Feminism and Retelling the Tale, 1st Edition

    By Veronica L. Schanoes

    At the same time that 1970s feminist psychoanalytic theorists like Jean Baker Miller and Nancy Chodorow were challenging earlier models that assumed the masculine psyche as the norm for human development and mental/emotional health, writers such as Anne Sexton, Olga Broumass, and Angela Carter were…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Improper Modernism

    Djuna Barnes's Bewildering Corpus, 1st Edition

    By Daniela Caselli

    In her compelling reexamination of Djuna Barnes's work, Daniela Caselli raises timely questions about Barnes, biography and feminist criticism, identity and authority, and modernist canon formation. Through close readings of Barnes's manuscripts, correspondence, critically acclaimed and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • The Poetics of Transubstantiation

    From Theology to Metaphor, 1st Edition

    By Douglas Burnham

    Edited by Enrico Giaccherini

    The essays in this collection explore the concept of 'transubstantiation', its adaptations and transformations in English and European culture from the Elizabethans to the twentieth century. Favoring an interartistic and comparative perspective, a wide range of critical approaches, from the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Studies in European Cultural Transition

  • The Child Savage, 1890–2010

    From Comics to Games, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elisabeth Wesseling

    Taking up the understudied relationship between the cultural history of childhood and media studies, this volume traces twentieth-century migrations of the child-savage analogy from colonial into postcolonial discourse across a wide range of old and new media. Older and newer media such as films,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

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