20th Century Literature Products

  • British Boarding Houses in Interwar Women's Literature

    Alternative domestic spaces, 1st Edition

    By Terri Mullholland

    Embraced for the dramatic opportunities afforded by a house full of strangers, the British boarding house emerged as a setting for novels published during the interwar period by a diverse range of women writers from Stella Gibbons to Virginia Woolf. To use the single room in the boarding house or…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Literary Landscapes

    The Poetics of Experience, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Weston

    Writing landscapes inevitably occurs in dialogue with a long textual and pictorial tradition, but first-hand experience also provides key stimuli to many writers’ accounts. This monograph employs a comparative lens to offer an intervention in debates between literary scholars who focus on genre and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Excursions into Modernism

    Women Writers, Travel, and the Body, 1st Edition

    By Joyce Kelley

    Positioned at a crossroads between feminist geographies and modernist studies, Excursions into Modernism considers transnational modernist fiction in tandem with more rarely explored travel narratives by women of the period who felt increasingly free to journey abroad and redefine themselves…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Rhetoric

    1st Edition

    By Peter Dixon

    First published in 1971, this book provides a historical account of the fortunes of Rhetoric. Beginning with a study of classical rhetorical theory and practice, it goes on to explore the impact of rhetoric on English literature and the renunciation of rhetoric from the late 17th century. The book…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

  • Communities of Individuals

    Liberalism, Communitarianism and Sartre's Anarchism, 1st Edition

    By Michael J. R. Cross

    This title was first published in 2001: This book examines the liberal-communitarian debate from a new perspective. Communitarians argue that liberal theory neglects the significance of communities for the lives of their members. An examination of that argument reveals that there are deficiencies…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge

  • Biofictional Histories, Mutations and Forms

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Lackey

    Biofiction, defined as literature that names its protagonist after an actual historical figure, first became popular in the 1930s, but over the last forty years it has become a dominant literary form. Prominent writers such as J.M. Coetzee, Joyce Carol Oates, Russell Banks, Julia Alvarez, Peter…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14
    Routledge

  • Imaginary Europes

    Literary and filmic representations of Europe from afar, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elisabeth Bekers, Maggie Ann Bowers, Sissy Helff

    The 20th century has witnessed crucial changes in our perceptions of Europe. Two World Wars and many regional conflicts, the end of empires and of the Eastern Bloc, the creation and expansion of the European Union, and the continuous reshaping of Europe’s population through emigration, immigration,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Neoliberalism and the Novel

    1st Edition

    Edited by Emily Johansen, Alissa Karl

    The novel form has long been connected to modern capitalism and is, arguably, the literary genre most prominently enmeshed in contemporary global markets. Yet, as many critics have suggested about capital, something has changed in the last forty years. With the rise of neoliberalism as the dominant…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Joseph Conrad and the Performing Arts

    1st Edition

    By Katherine Isobel Baxter

    Edited by Richard J. Hand

    Conrad's fiction is characterized by an enduring recourse to the performing arts for metaphor, allegory, symbol, and subject matter; however, this aspect of Conrad's non-dramatic works has only recently begun to come into its own among literary critics. In response to this seminal moment, Joseph…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Narratives of Dementia

    Ethics, Ageing, Politics, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Falcus, Katsura Sako

    This book examines narratives of dementia in contemporary literary texts, studying what is now a pressing issue with deep political, economic, and social implications for many ageing societies. As part of the increasing visibility of dementia in social and cultural life, these narratives pose…

    Hardback – 2019-01-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Roads, Mobility, and Violence in Indigenous Literature and Art from North America

    1st Edition

    By Deena Rymhs

    Roads, Mobility, and Violence in Indigenous Literature and Art from North America explores mobility, spatialized violence, and geographies of activism in a diverse archive of literary and visual art by Indigenous authors and artists. Building on Raymond Williams’s observation that "traffic is not…

    Hardback – 2019-01-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Literatures and the Environment

  • Re-Covering Modernism

    Pulps, Paperbacks, and the Prejudice of Form, 1st Edition

    By David M Earle

    In the first half of the twentieth century, modernist works appeared not only in obscure little magazines and books published by tiny exclusive presses but also in literary reprint magazines of the 1920s, tawdry pulp magazines of the 1930s, and lurid paperbacks of the 1940s. In his nuanced…

    Paperback – 2018-12-28
    Routledge

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