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  • Folk Women and Indirection in Morrison, N� Dhuibhne, Hurston, and Lavin

    1st Edition

    By Jacqueline Fulmer

    Focusing on the lineage of pivotal African American and Irish women writers, Jacqueline Fulmer argues that these authors often employ strategies of indirection, via folkloric expression, when exploring unpopular topics. This strategy holds the attention of readers who would otherwise reject the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare and Twentieth-Century Irish Drama

    Conceptualizing Identity and Staging Boundaries, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Steinberger

    Exploring the influence of Shakespeare on drama in Ireland, Rebecca Steinberger examines works by two representative playwrights: Sean O'Casey (1880-1964) and Brian Friel (1929-). Shakespeare's plays, grounded in history, nationalism, and imperialism, are resurrected, rewritten, and reinscribed in…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge

  • Women in Europe between the Wars

    Politics, Culture and Society, 1st Edition

    By Angela Kimyongür

    The central aim of this interdisciplinary book is to make visible the intentionality behind the 'forgetting' of European women's contributions during the period between the two world wars in the context of politics, culture and society. It also seeks to record and analyse women's agency in the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge

  • Edwardian Culture

    Beyond the Garden Party, 1st Edition

    By Samuel Shaw, Sarah Shaw, Naomi Carle

    Edwardian Culture: Beyond the Garden Party is the first truly interdisciplinary collection of essays dealing with culture in Britain c.1895-1914. Bringing together essays on literature, art, politics, religion, architecture, marketing, and imperial history, the study highlights the extent to which…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • The Nature of Modernism

    Ecocritical Approaches to the Poetry of Edward Thomas, T. S. Eliot, Edith Sitwell and Charlotte Mew, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Black

    This books presents the first extended study of the relationship between British modernist poetry and the environment. Challenging reductive associations of modernism as predominantly anthropocentric in character and urban in focus, the book’s central argument is that within British modernist…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Samuel Weber

    Acts of Reading, 1st Edition

    By Simon Morgan Wortham

    Title first published in 2003. 'Weber is probably the only person in his generation who is equally at home in and directly informed about contemporary literary theory and its antecedents in Germany, France, and the US. His theoretical interest in psychoanalysis serves as a viewpoint from which a…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Tragic Plots

    A New Reading from Aeschylus to Lorca, 1st Edition

    By Felicity Rosslyn

    This title was first published in 2000. This book offers a wide-ranging account of tragic drama from the Greeks to Arthur Miller. It puts forward a bold and vigorously developed argument about the recurrent concerns of tragedy, and proposes to uncover the archetypal tragic plot that emerges at…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Vision and Character

    Physiognomics and the English Realist Novel, 1st Edition

    By Eike Kronshage

    As readers, we develop an impression of characters and their settings in a novel based on the author’s description of their physical characteristics and surroundings. This process, known as physiognomy, can be seen throughout history including in the English Realist novels of the 19th and 20th…

    Hardback – 2017-11-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • Samuel Beckett, Repetition and Modern Music

    1st Edition

    By John McGrath

    Music abounds in twentieth- century Irish literature. Whether it be the "thought-tormented" music of Joyce’s "The Dead", the folk tunes and opera that resound throughout Ulysses, or the four- part threnody in Beckett’s Watt, it is clear that the influence of music on the written word in Ireland is…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14
    Routledge

  • Reading London in Wartime

    Blitz, the People and Propaganda in 1940s Literature, 1st Edition

    By William Cederwell

    Reading London in Wartime: Blitz, the People and Propaganda in 1940s Literature presents an expansive variety of writers and genres, including non-fiction and film approaches, to build a comprehensive social picture of the atmosphere during wartime London. From blitz and austerity to the nagging…

    Hardback – 2017-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • New Perspectives on Community and the Modernist Subject

    Finite, Singular, Exposed, 1st Edition

    Edited by María J. López, Paula Martín Salván, Gerardo Rodriguez Salas

    New Perspectives on Community and the Modernist Subject: Finite, Singular, Exposed offers new approaches to the modernist subject and its relation to community. With a non-exclusive focus on narrative, the essays included provide innovative and theoretically informed readings of canonical modernist…

    Hardback – 2017-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • 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
    Routledge Revivals

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