20th Century Literature Products

  • Routledge Revivals: The Progress of Romance (1986)

    The Politics of Popular Fiction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jean Radford

    First published in 1986, the aim of this book is to present some of the changing thinking on popular writing to a wider audience in view of the enormous growth of mass culture after the war, but also to offer a historical perspective on a specific form of popular fiction: the romance. The essays…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: David Rabe (1988)

    A Stage History and a Primary and Secondary Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Philip C. Kolin

    In the twenty years that preceded the publication of this book in 1988, David Rabe was in the vanguard of playwrights who shaped American theatre. As the first full-length work on Rabe, this book laid the groundwork for later critical and biographical studies. The first part consists of an essay…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • Life Writing and Space

    1st Edition

    By Eveline Kilian, Hope Wolf

    How does our ability, desire or failure to locate ourselves within space, and with respect to certain places, effect the construction and narration of our identities? Approaching recordings and interpretations of selves, memories and experiences through the lens of theories of space and place, this…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • W. B. Yeats: The Tragic Phase

    A Study of the Last Poems, 1st Edition

    By Vivienne Koch

    In this study, first published in 1951, the author examines the poetry of Yeats’s last years, that poetry which reached and held to the ‘intensity’ which he had striven for all his life. Vivienne Koch explores the ways in which the great but troubled poems derive their energy from suffering, and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

  • Yeats, Folklore and Occultism

    Contexts of the Early Work and Thought, 1st Edition

    By Frank Kinahan

    This lively introduction to the poems of W. B. Yeats, first published in 1988, provides a series of intriguing new readings of his work in relation to his profound involvement with occultism and folklore. During Yeats’s formative years as an artist, two compelling movements were emerging: the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

  • W. B. Yeats

    A Critical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Balachandra Rajan

    This chief aim of this title, first published in 1965, is to present a comprehensive picture of Yeats’s achievement and some of the means for an evaluation of that achievement. To this end both the poems and plays have been examined and some of Yeats’s critical ideas have been briefly discussed.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

  • W. B. Yeats and T. Sturge Moore

    Their Correspondence 1901-1937, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ursula Bridge

    The letters in this book, first published in 1953, throw light on the literary scene at a time in which William Butler Yeats and Thomas Sturge Moore regularly corresponded. In the early days of their friendship Yeats and Sturge Moore often saw each other in London where they both played an active…

    Paperback – 2018-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

  • W. B. Yeats

    A Census of the Manuscripts, 1st Edition

    By Conrad A. Balliet, Christine Mawhinney

    This title, first published in 1990, is a census of the manuscripts of William Butler Yeats. The census includes not only his books, plays and poetry but also the whereabouts of many of Yeats’s letters and speeches, and will be of particular interest to students of literature. For further reading…

    Paperback – 2018-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

  • The Unappeasable Shadow

    Shelley's Influence on Yeats, 1st Edition

    By Adele M. Dalsimer

    Yeats and his shadow are one of the most closely scrutinised pairs in contemporary literary history. The meaning and significance Yeats gave to the entity by which he was constantly pursued and with which he held frequent colloquy have been held under the critical microscope, and the shadow has…

    Paperback – 2018-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

  • New Perspectives on Detective Fiction

    Mystery Magnified, 1st Edition

    Edited by Casey Cothran, Mercy Cannon

    This collection establishes new perspectives on the idea of mystery, as it is enacted and encoded in the genre of detective fiction. Essays reclaim detective fiction as an object of critical inquiry, examining the ways it shapes issues of social destabilization, moral ambiguity, reader complicity,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • The Ethics and Aesthetics of Vulnerability in Contemporary British Fiction

    1st Edition

    By Jean-Michel Ganteau

    This book visits vulnerability in contemporary British fiction, considering vulnerability in its relation to poetics, politics, ethics, and trauma. Vulnerability and risk have become central issues in contemporary culture, and artistic productions have increasingly made it their responsibility to…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • The Vampire in Contemporary Popular Literature

    1st Edition

    By Lorna Piatti-Farnell

    Prominent examples from contemporary vampire literature expose a desire to re-evaluate and re-work the long-standing, folkloristic interpretation of the vampire as the immortal undead. This book explores the "new vampire" as a literary trope, offering a comprehensive critical analysis of vampires…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

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