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  • Kipling and Orientalism (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By B. J. Moore-Gilbert

    First published in 1986, this book sets Kipling firmly in the historical context not only of contemporary India but of prior Anglo-Indian writers about India. Despite his enthusiastic reception in England as ‘revealer of the East’, in India he seems to have been regarded as just one more…

    Paperback – 2016-02-05
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  • Susan Sontag (Routledge Revivals)

    The Elegiac Modernist, 1st Edition

    By Sohnya Sayres

    First published in 1990, this is the first book-length study of Susan Sontag: essayist and analyst if culture, author of ‘Notes on Camp’ and Illness as Metaphor, novelist, reviewer, and filmmaker. It was modernism, and the excitement it created in her, that "rescued" Sontag from childhood in…

    Paperback – 2016-02-05
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  • Religion in Cormac McCarthy’s Fiction

    Apocryphal Borderlands, 1st Edition

    By Manuel Broncano

    This book addresses the religious scope of Cormac McCarthy’s fiction, one of the most controversial issues in studies of his work. Current criticism is divided between those who find a theological dimension in his works, and those who reject such an approach on the grounds that the nihilist…

    Paperback – 2016-01-29
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    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Feminism and Contemporary Women Writers

    Rethinking Subjectivity, 1st Edition

    By Radha Chakravarty

    This book attempts to deal with the problem of literary subjectivity in theory and practice. The works of six contemporary women writers — Doris Lessing, Anita Desai, Mahasweta Devi, Buchi Emecheta, Margaret Atwood and Toni Morrison — are discussed as potential ways of testing and expanding the…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
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  • Philip Roth Considered

    The Concentrationary Universe of the American Writer, 1st Edition

    By Steven Milowitz

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-01-20
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    Studies in Major Literary Authors

  • The Gospel of Wealth in the American Novel (Routledge Revivals)

    The Rhetoric of Dreiser and Some of His Contemporaries, 1st Edition

    By Arun Mukherjee

    Business and the businessman have had a fundamental place in American society since the inception of the nation. This tenet, the ‘gospel of wealth’, is a central concern in the novels of Theodore Dreiser and his contemporaries. First published in 1987, this study aims to set this group of writers…

    Paperback – 2016-01-08
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  • Landmarks in Modern Latin American Fiction (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Swanson

    In the 1960s, there occurred amongst Latin American writers a sudden explosion of literary activity known as the ‘Boom’. It marked an increase in the production and availability of innovative and experimental novels. But the ‘Boom’ of the 1960s should not be taken as the only flowering of Latin…

    Paperback – 2016-01-08
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  • V. S. Naipaul (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Peter Hughes

    First published in 1988, Peter Hughes explores the work of V. S. Naipaul, and the interplay of fictional and non-fictional patters in what is his obsessive vision of human life. Hughes shows how Naipaul’s narratives pair off histories and novels, travel-writing and psycho-biography, reinforcing one…

    Paperback – 2016-01-08
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  • Private and Fictional Words (Routledge Revivals)

    Canadian Women Novelists of the 1970s and 1980s, 1st Edition

    By Coral Ann Howells

    First published in 1987, this is an introductory study of the most widely read Canadian women’s novelists of the 1970s and 1980s. At its centre lies the question of how the search for a distinctive cultural identity relates to the need for a national cultural identity in the post-colonial era.…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08
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  • Images of Crisis (Routledge Revivals)

    Literary Iconology, 1750 to the Present, 1st Edition

    By George P. Landow

    First published in 1982, Images of Crisis explores the premise that literature and art exploit various images to present culturally prevalent ideas, and thus create their own form of iconology. George Landow shows how the tumultuous history of the past two hundred years has resulted in a plethora…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08
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  • Cover Stories (Routledge Revivals)

    Narrative and Ideology in the British Spy Thriller, 1st Edition

    By Michael Denning

    First published in 1987, this title tracks the spy thriller from John Buchanan to Eric Ambler, Ian Fleming and John Le Carré, and shows how these tales of spies, moles, and the secret service tell a history of modern society, translating the political and cultural transformations of the twentieth…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08
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  • Wilfred Owen (Routledge Revivals)

    Selected Poetry and Prose, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Breen

    First published in 1988, this annotated selection of Wilfred Owen’s poetry and prose provides a comprehensive one-volume text of his best work. As well as the war poems, it includes illuminating early pieces such as ‘Impressionist’ and ‘Little Claus and Big Claus’, which illustrate Owen’s early…

    Paperback – 2015-11-04
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