20th Century Literature Products

  • Tim O'Brien

    The Things He Carries and the Stories He Tells, 1st Edition

    By Tobey C Herzog

    This collection of seven essays, like the carefully linked collection of vignettes within Tim O’Brien’s most popular book The Things They Carried, contains multiple critical and biographical angles with recurring threads of life events, themes, characters, creative techniques, and references to all…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • J.M. Coetzee: Fictions of the Real

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Uhlmann

    J.M. Coetzee has new things to say about this relation between the ‘real’ and ‘fictions of the real’, and while much has already been written about him, these questions need to be more fully explored. The contributions to this volume are drawn together by the idea of the hinge between the world (…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge

  • Dada & Surrealism

    1st Edition

    By C. W. E. Bigsby

    First published in 1972, the work provides an introduction to Dada and Surrealism. It explores the two movements and their cultural significance. It also looks at those who called themselves Dadaists and Surrealists, including their aims and achievements. In doing so, the book identifies the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

  • The Absurd

    1st Edition

    By Arnold P. Hinchliffe

    First published in 1969, provides a helpful introduction to the study of Absurdist writing and drama in the first half of the twentieth century. After discussing a variety of definitions of the Absurd, it goes on to examine a number of key figures in the movement such as Esslin, Sartre, Camus,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

  • Naturalism

    1st Edition

    By Lilian R. Furst, Peter N. Skrine

    First published in 1971, this book examines the literary style of Naturalism. After introducing the reader to the term itself, including its history and its relationship to Realism, it goes on to trace the origins of the Naturalist movement as well as particular groups which adhered to Naturalism…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

  • Angela Carter and Surrealism

    'A Feminist Libertarian Aesthetic', 1st Edition

    By Anna Watz

    In 1972, Angela Carter translated Xavière Gauthier’s ground-breaking feminist critique of the surrealist movement, Surréalisme et sexualité (1971). Although the translation was never published, the project at once confirmed and consolidated Carter’s previous interest in surrealism, representation,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Angela Carter: Surrealist, Psychologist, Moral Pornographer

    1st Edition

    By Scott Dimovitz

    Contributing to the conversation regarding Angela Carter's problematic relationship with what she viewed as the interrelated traditions of surrealism and psychoanalysis, Scott Dimovitz explores the intricate connections between Carter's private life and her public writing. He begins with Carter's…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Biopolitics and Memory in Postcolonial Literature and Culture

    1st Edition

    By Michael R. Griffiths

    From the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa to the United Nations Permanent Memorial to the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, many worthwhile processes of public memory have been enacted on the national and international levels. But how do these extant practices…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • British Boarding Houses in Interwar Women's Literature

    Alternative domestic spaces, 1st Edition

    By Terri Mullholland

    Embraced for the dramatic opportunities afforded by a house full of strangers, the British boarding house emerged as a setting for novels published during the interwar period by a diverse range of women writers from Stella Gibbons to Virginia Woolf. To use the single room in the boarding house or…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Literary Landscapes

    The Poetics of Experience, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Weston

    Writing landscapes inevitably occurs in dialogue with a long textual and pictorial tradition, but first-hand experience also provides key stimuli to many writers’ accounts. This monograph employs a comparative lens to offer an intervention in debates between literary scholars who focus on genre and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Excursions into Modernism

    Women Writers, Travel, and the Body, 1st Edition

    By Joyce Kelley

    Positioned at a crossroads between feminist geographies and modernist studies, Excursions into Modernism considers transnational modernist fiction in tandem with more rarely explored travel narratives by women of the period who felt increasingly free to journey abroad and redefine themselves…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Rhetoric

    1st Edition

    By Peter Dixon

    First published in 1971, this book provides a historical account of the fortunes of Rhetoric. Beginning with a study of classical rhetorical theory and practice, it goes on to explore the impact of rhetoric on English literature and the renunciation of rhetoric from the late 17th century. The book…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

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