20th Century Literature Products

  • Hope in Barth's Eschatology

    Interrogations and Transformations Beyond Tragedy, 1st Edition

    By John C. McDowell

    This title was first published in 2000. Hope in Barth's Eschatology presents a critical investigation and survey of Karl Barth's writings, particularly his Church Dogmatics IV.3, in order to locate the character and nature of 'hope' within Barth's eschatology. Arguing that Barth, with his form of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-03
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Aesthetics of Children's Poetry

    A Study of Children's Verse in English, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katherine Wakely-Mulroney, Louise Joy

    This collection gives sustained attention to the literary dimensions of children’s poetry from the eighteenth century to the present. While reasserting the importance of well-known voices, such as those of Isaac Watts, William Blake, Lewis Carroll, Christina Rossetti, A. A. Milne, and Carol Ann…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Mediating Memory

    Tracing the Limits of Memoir, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bunty Avieson, Fiona Giles, Sue Joseph

    The argument has been made that memoir reflects and augments the narcissistic tendencies of our neo-liberal age. Mediating Memory: Tracing the Limits of Memoir challenges and dismantles that assumption. Focusing on the history, theory and practice of memoir writing, editors Bunty Avieson, Fiona…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Lead Belly, Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan, and American Folk Outlaw Performance

    1st Edition

    By Damian A. Carpenter

    With its appeal predicated upon what civilized society rejects, there has always been something hidden in plain sight when it comes to the outlaw figure as cultural myth. Damian A. Carpenter traverses the unsettled outlaw territory that is simultaneously a part of and apart from settled American…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23
    Outlaws in Literature, History, and Culture

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Fan Cultures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Linda Duits, Koos Zwaan, Stijn Reijnders

    Fans constitute a very special kind of audience. They have been marginalized, ridiculed and stigmatized, yet at the same time they seem to represent the vanguard of new relationships with and within the media. ’Participatory culture’ has become the new normative standard. Concepts derived from…

    Paperback – 2017-10-19

  • Surrealism, Occultism and Politics

    In Search of the Marvellous, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tessel M. Bauduin, Victoria Ferentinou, Daniel Zamani

    This volume examines the relationship between occultism and Surrealism, specifically exploring the reception and appropriation of occult thought, motifs, tropes and techniques by Surrealist artists and writers in Europe and the Americas, from the 1920s through the 1960s. Its central focus is the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-11
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Zoë Wicomb & the Translocal

    Writing Scotland & South Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kai Easton, Derek Attridge

    This is the first book on the fiction of Zoë Wicomb, a writer long at the forefront of the South African canon and whose international stature was firmly secured with the award of an inaugural Windham Campbell prize at Yale in 2013. It brings together interdisciplinary essays from the UK, USA,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • 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

  • Modernism and Latin America

    Transnational Networks of Literary Exchange, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Novillo-Corvalán

    This book is the first in-depth exploration of the relationship between Latin American and European modernisms during the long twentieth century. Drawing on comparative, historical, and postcolonial reading strategies (including archival research), it seeks to reenergize the study of modernism by…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Against Autonomy

    Lyotard, Judgement and Action, 1st Edition

    By Neal Curtis

    This title was first published in 2001: Against Autonomy reassesses Jean-Francois Lyotard's contribution to philosophy and theory, and explores how his work challenges the privileged position of the principle of autonomy in contemporary liberal democratic thinking, as seen in such diverse thinkers…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26
    Routledge Revivals

  • Between the Psyche and the Polis

    Refiguring History in Literature and Theory, 1st Edition

    By Anne Whitehead

    Edited by Michael Rossington

    This title was first published in 2000. Incorporating studies of Freudian and Marxist approaches to questions of history and memory, this timely collection illuminates how history is being refigured in contemporary literary, cultural and theoretical studies. The contributors to this volume invite…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26
    Routledge Revivals

  • Gender and the Intersubjective Sublime in Faulkner, Forster, Lawrence, and Woolf

    1st Edition

    By Erin Speese

    Exploring how the modern novel's complex depictions of parenthood restructure traditional conceptions of the Romantic sublime, Erin K. Johns Speese shows how William Faulkner, E.M. Forster, D.H. Lawrence, and Virginia Woolf use related strategies to rewrite the traditional sublime as an…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

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