20th Century Literature Products

  • Escape into a Labyrinth

    F. Scott Fitzgerald, Catholic Sensibility, and the American Way, 1st Edition

    By Benita A. Moore

    This title, originally published in 1988, examines F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Catholic roots and his repudiation of those roots in pursuit of the American dream. The study aims to suggest that an investigation of Fitzgerald’s basic cultural and religious milieu might illuminate what he wrote, and may…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The American Novel

  • Literature and Culture of the Chicago Renaissance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yoshinobu Hakutani

    The Chicago Renaissance has long been considered a less important literary movement for American modernism than the Harlem Renaissance. The Chicago Renaissance had its origin around the turn of the nineteenth century, from 1890 to 1910, gathered momentum in the 30s, and paved the way for the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-19 
    Routledge

  • Gombrowicz in Transnational Context

    Translation, Affect, and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Silvia Dapia

    Witold Gombrowicz (1904-1969) was born and lived in Poland for the first half of his life but spent twenty-four years as an émigré in Argentina before returning to Europe to live in West Berlin and finally Vence, France. His works have always been of interest to those studying Polish or Argentinean…

    Hardback – 2019-06-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Ezra Pound and 20th-Century Theories of Language

    Faith with the Word, 1st Edition

    By James Dowthwaite

    Ezra Pound is one of the most significant poets of the twentieth century; a writer whose poetry is particularly notable for the intensity of its linguistic qualities. Indeed, from the principles of imagism to the polyphony of his Cantos, Pound is central to our conception of modernism’s…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Ecoprecarity

    Vulnerable Lives in Literature and Culture, 1st Edition

    By Pramod K. Nayar

    Ecoprecarity: Vulnerable Lives in Literature and Culture presents an examination of ecoprecarity - the precarious lives that humans lead in the process and event of ecological disaster, and the increasing precarious state of the environment itself as a result of human interventions - in…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Literatures and the Environment

  • Poetry and Uselessness

    From Coleridge to Ashbery, 1st Edition

    By Robert Archambeau

    W.H. Auden famously claimed "poetry makes nothing happen." That may or may not be the case, but the idea that poetry makes nothing happen has, itself, been extremely influential, and has made a great deal happen in the world.  This book examines several of the main currents in literary history as…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • Tim O'Brien

    The Things He Carries and the Stories He Tells, 1st Edition

    By Tobey C Herzog

    This collection of seven essays, like the carefully linked collection of vignettes within Tim O’Brien’s most popular book The Things They Carried, contains multiple critical and biographical angles with recurring threads of life events, themes, characters, creative techniques, and references to all…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Threatened Masculinity from British Fiction to Cold-War German Cinema

    1st Edition

    By Joseph Willis

    The impact of the Cold War on German male identities can be seen in the nation’s cinematic search for a masculine paradigm that rejected the fate-centered value system of its National- Socialist past while also recognizing that German males once again had become victims of fate and fatalism, but…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • Prohibitions and Psychoactive Substances in History, Culture and Theory

    Prohibitions and Psychoactive Substances, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susannah Wilson

    This volume is a new contribution to the dynamic scholarly discussion of the control and regulation of psychoactive substances in culture and society. Offering new critical reflections on the reasons prohibitions have historically arisen, the book analyses "prohibitions" as ambivalent and tenuous…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge
    Warwick Series in the Humanities

  • Written in Exile

    Chilean Fiction From 1973-Present, 1st Edition

    By Ignacio Lopez-Calvo

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge

  • Readers and Writers in Cuba

    A Social History of Print Culture, l830s-l990s, 1st Edition

    By Pamela Maria Smorkaloff

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge

  • Images of Dictatorship

    Stalin in Literature, 1st Edition

    By Rosalind Marsh

    Originally published in 1989, this book presented the first study of the image of Stalin in literature. Analysing the literary presentaiton of historical character and the treatment of 20th Century tyrants in European prose fiction, the book draws a comparison between the depiction of Hitler in…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Joseph Stalin

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