20th Century Literature Products

  • Diseases and Disorders in Contemporary Fiction

    The Syndrome Syndrome, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Peacock, Tim Lustig

    The essays in this collection address the current preoccupation with neurological conditions and disorders in contemporary literature by British and American writers. The book places these fictional treatments within a broader cultural and historical context, exploring such topics as the two…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Nature, Class, and New Deal Literature

    The Country Poor in the Great Depression, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Fender

    Working through close rhetorical analysis of everything from fiction and journalism to documents and documentaries, this book looks at how popular memory favors the country Depression over the economic crisis in the nation’s cities and factories. Over eighty years after it happened, the Depression…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

  • The Gothic's Gothic (Routledge Revivals)

    Study Aids to the Tradition of The Tale of Terror, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Franklin Fisher IV

    First published in 1988, this book aims to provide keys to the study of Gothicism in British and American literature. It gathers together much material that had not been cited in previous works of this kind and secondary works relevant to literary Gothicism — biographies, memoirs and graphic arts.…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18

  • American Literature in Context

    1900-1930, 1st Edition

    By Ann Massa

    First published between 1982 and 1983, this series examines the peculiarly American cultural context out of which the nation’s literature has developed. Covering the years from 1900 to 1930, this fourth volume of American Literature in Context focuses on how American literature dealt with the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18

  • James Joyce's World (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Patricia Hutchins

    First published in 1957, this book explores what remained of Joyce’s background, not only in Ireland but in those cities abroad where his books were written. With the co-operation of those who knew the author, including his brother, much new material was brought together to shed new light on Joyce’…

    Paperback – 2018-01-16

  • Postcolonial Perspectives on Postcommunism in Central and Eastern Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dorota Kołodziejczyk, Cristina Şandru

    A quarter of a century after the fall of the Berlin Wall, and from the vantage point of a post-Cold War, globalised, world, there is a need to address the relative neglect of postcommunism in analysis of postcolonial and neo-colonial configurations of power and influence. This book proposes new…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12

  • Reading Postcolonial Theory

    Key texts in context, 1st Edition

    By Bibhash Choudhury

    This book is an essential introduction to significant texts in postcolonial theory. It looks at seminal works in the ‘moments of their making’ and delineates the different threads that bind postcolonial studies. Each chapter presents a comprehensive discussion of a major text and contextualises it…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10
    Routledge India

  • The Boundaries of the Literary Archive

    Reclamation and Representation, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Stead

    Edited by Carrie Smith

    This volume offers new and challenging interdisciplinary approaches to the use and study of literary archives. Interrogating literary and archival methodology and foregrounding new forms of textual scholarship, the collection includes essays from both academics and archivists to address the full…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15

  • Evolution, Sacrifice, and Narrative

    Balzac, Zola, and Faulkner, 1st Edition

    By Carol Colatrella

    First published in 1990. Balzac, Zola and Faulkner all drew upon the principles of evolutionary theory to represent man’s place in nature and his struggle for survival in their major series La Comèdie humaine, Rougon-Macquart and the Yoknapatawpha fiction. This book focuses on the ‘first’ novels in…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • Reading and Writing Italian Homosexuality

    A Case of Possible Difference, 1st Edition

    By Derek Duncan

    Derek Duncan's timely study is the first book in English to examine constructions of male homosexuality in Italian literature. In admirably clear and elegant prose, Duncan analyzes texts ranging from the 1890s through the 1990s. He brings canonical authors like D'Annunzio and Pasolini together with…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09

  • James Joyce

    1st Edition

    Edited by Arnold Goldman

    This volume, first published in 1968, draws attention to the special relationship between Joyce’s life and his writing. The passages are presented in chronological order, with a commentary that pays particular attention to the bibliographical aspects of Joyce’s art. Goldman focuses on three texts;…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge Library Editions: James Joyce

  • The Joyce Paradox

    Form and Freedom in his Fiction, 1st Edition

    By Arnold Goldman

    First published in 1966. By pursuing a group of cognate themes, the author relates major critical approaches to the fiction of James Joyce. One of the major issues explored is that of the existence of ‘symbols’ in his fiction, and of the quality of Joyce’s feelings shown through an examination of…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge Library Editions: James Joyce

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