20th Century Literature Products

  • Routledge Revivals: Arthur Miller and Company (1990)

    Arthur Miller Talks About His Work in the Company of Actors, Designers, Directors, and Writers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Bigsby

    First published in 1990, this book presents a discussion with Arthur Miller, in conversation with Christopher Bigsby. Miller talks openly and extensively about his own life and experiences, events and environments which provide material for his plays: his New York childhood, the Depression, the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: David Mamet (1985)

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Bigsby

    First published in 1985, C.W.E Bigsby examines the career and work of playwright David Mamet. Bigsby shows that Mamet is a fierce social critic, indicting an America corrupted at its core by myths of frontier individualism and competitive capitalism. Mamet has created plays whose bleak social…

    Hardback – 2018-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Collage and Literature

    The Persistence of Vision, 1st Edition

    By Scarlett Higgins

    Collage and Literature analyzes how and why the history of literature and art changed irrevocably beginning in the early years of the twentieth century, and what that change has meant for late modernism and postmodernism. Starting from Pablo Picasso’s 1912 gesture, breaking the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Routledge Revivals: Bertolt Brecht: Dialectics, Poetry, Politics (1988)

    1st Edition

    By Peter Brooker

    First published in 1988, this books argues with received accounts to reclaim Brecht’s emphasis on his self-described ‘dialectical theatre’, re-examining firstly the concepts of Gestus and Verfremdung and their realisation in Brecht’s poetry in terms of his attempt to consciously apply the methods…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11
    Routledge

  • Virginia Woolf’s Good Housekeeping Essays

    1st Edition

    By Christine Reynier

    In the mid-twentieth century, Virginia Woolf published ‘Six Articles on London Life’ in Good Housekeeping magazine, a popular magazine where fashion, cookery and house decoration is largely featured. This first book-length study of what Woolf calls ‘little articles’ proposes to reassess the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-04
    Routledge
    Literary Texts and the Popular Marketplace

  • The Voice of Nature in Ted Hughes’s Writing for Children

    Correcting Culture's Error, 1st Edition

    By Lorraine Kerslake

    Despite the fame Ted Hughes’s poetry has achieved, there has been surprisingly little critical writing on his children’s literature. This book identifies the importance of Hughes’s children’s writing from an ecocritical perspective and argues that the healing function that Hughes ascribes to nature…

    Hardback – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The Fin-de-Siècle World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Saler

    This comprehensive and beautifully illustrated collection of essays conveys a vivid picture of a fascinating and hugely significant period in history, the Fin de Siècle. Featuring contributions from over forty international scholars, this book takes a thematic approach to a period of huge upheaval…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • The Routledge Handbook of International Beat Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by A. Robert Lee

    Beat literature? Have not the great canonical names long grown familiar? Ginsberg, Kerouac, Burroughs. Likewise the frontline texts, still controversial in some quarters, assume their place in modern American literary history. On the Road serves as Homeric journey epic. "Howl" amounts to Beat…

    Hardback – 2018-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Literature Handbooks

  • Bringing Up War-Babies

    The Wartime Child in Women’s Writing and Psychoanalysis at Mid-Century, 1st Edition

    By Amanda Jones

    The figure of the wartime child in the mid-twentieth century unsettles and disturbs. This book employs a range of material – biographical, literary and historical – to chart some of the surprising and unanticipated crossovers between women’s writing and early psychoanalysis in the years of the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Unlocking the Poetry of W. B. Yeats

    Heart Mysteries, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Tompsett

    Unlocking the Poetry of W.B. Yeats undertakes a thorough re-reading of Yeats' oeuvre as an extended meditation on the image and theme of the heart as it is evident within the poetry. It places the heart at the centre of a complex web of Yeatsian preoccupations and associations—from the biographical…

    Hardback – 2018-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Latin American Technopoetics

    Scientific Explorations in New Media, 1st Edition

    By Scott Weintraub

    Latin American Technopoetics: Scientific Explorations in New Media analyzes the ways in which poetry and multimedia installations by six prominent poets and artists engage, and in turn are engaged by, scientific discourses. In its innovative readings of contemporary digital media works, Latin…

    Hardback – 2018-06-04
    Routledge
    New Hispanisms: Cultural and Literary Studies

  • 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

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