20th Century Literature Products

  • George R.R. Martin and the Fantasy Form

    1st Edition

    By Joseph Rex Young

    Using the frameworks of literary theory relevant to modern fantasy, Dr. Joseph Young undertakes a compelling examination of George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire and his employment of the structural demands and thematic aptitudes of his chosen genre. Examining Martin’s approaches to his…

    Hardback – 2019-03-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Altered Consciousness in the Twentieth Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jake Poller

    The twentieth century saw an unprecedented spike in the study of altered states of consciousness. New ASCs, such as those associated with LSD and psilocybin mushrooms, were cultivated and studied, while older ASCs were given new classifications: out-of-body experiences, near-death experiences,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Spanish Vampire Fiction since 1900

    Blood Relations, 1st Edition

    By Abigail Lee Six

    Spanish Vampire Fiction since 1900: Blood Relations, as that subtitle suggests, makes the case for considering Spanish vampire fiction an index of the complex relationship between intercultural phenomena and the specifics of a time, place, and author. Supernatural beings that drink blood are found…

    Hardback – 2019-03-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Comparative Literature

  • Modernism and Modernity in British Women’s Magazines

    Ultra-Modern Eves, 1st Edition

    By Alice Wood

    This book explores the treatment of modernism and modernity in early twentieth-century British women’s magazines. It expands recent research into the diverse markets and publication outlets through which literary modernism circulated by tracing modernism’s presence in commercial magazines that have…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Gombrowicz in Transnational Context

    Translation, Affect, and Politics, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • George Orwell on the Radio

    His Works in Sound Drama and Documentary, 1st Edition

    By Tim Crook

    Assessing the quality and representation of George Orwell on the radio - the radio dramas he wrote himself and the dramatizations and documentaries of his fiction and nonfiction by others - this book explores the interaction of Orwell’s fiction, journalism and documentary writing with the audio/…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Climate and Crises

    Magical Realism as Environmental Discourse, 1st Edition

    By Ben Holgate

    Climate and Crises: Magical Realism as Environmental Discourse makes a dual intervention in both world literature and ecocriticism by examining magical realism as an international style of writing that has long-standing links with environmental literature. The book argues that, in the era of…

    Hardback – 2019-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Literatures and the Environment

  • Ecocriticism and the Poiesis of Form

    Holding on to Proteus, 1st Edition

    By Aaron M. Moe

    Ecocriticism and the Poiesis of Form: Holding on to Proteus demonstrates how a fractal imagination helps one hold the form of a poem within the reaches of Deep Time, and it explores the kinship between the hazy, liminal moment when Sound becomes Syllable and the hazy, liminal moment when the sage…

    Hardback – 2019-02-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Literatures and the Environment

  • Human Minds and Animal Stories

    How Narratives Make Us Care About Other Species, 1st Edition

    By Wojciech Małecki, Piotr Sorokowski, Bogusław Pawłowski, Marcin Cieński

    The power of stories to raise our concern for animals has been postulated throughout history by countless scholars, activists, and writers, including such greats as Thomas Hardy and Leo Tolstoy. This is the first book to investigate that power and explain the psychological and cultural mechanisms…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Literatures and the Environment

  • Lucas Malet, Dissident Pilgrim

    Critical Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Ford, Alexandra Gray

    Popular novelist, female aesthete, Victorian radical and proto-modernist, Lucas Malet (Mary St. Leger  Harrison, 1852-1931) was one of the most successful writers of her day, yet few of her remarkable novels remain in print. Malet was a daughter of the ‘broad church’ priest and well-known Victorian…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • J.M. Coetzee: Fictions of the Real

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Uhlmann

    J.M. Coetzee has new things to say about this relation between the ‘real’ and ‘fictions of the real’, and while much has already been written about him, these questions need to be more fully explored. The contributions to this volume are drawn together by the idea of the hinge between the world (…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge

  • The Epic

    1st Edition

    By Paul Merchant

    First published in 1971, this work examines the tradition of the epic and the many forms in which it has presented itself over time. After unpicking the defining aspects of an epic, the book tracks the literary tradition from the classical period through to modern day. Exploring major texts such…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

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