20th Century Literature Products

  • Composing Modernist Connections in China and Europe

    1st Edition

    By Chunjie Zhang

    Global modernisms are marked by tremendous transformations in lifestyle, historical consciousness, cultural values, ethics, wars, and crises. This book emphasizes modernist connections within literature, culture, history, and media beyond the nation state and the bifurcation between East and West.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Deliberations: The Journals of Roland Barthes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Neil Badmington

    ‘I’ve never kept a journal’, Roland Barthes declared in 1979, ‘ – or, rather, I’ve never known if I should keep one’. The form itself, he continued, was inferior and ‘unnecessary’, a ‘minor mania of writing’. Barthes died months making this statement, and the years since then have revealed that he…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27

  • Fiction, Invention and Hyper-reality

    From popular culture to religion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carole M. Cusack, Pavol Kosnáč

    The twentieth century was a period of rapid change for religion. Secularisation resulted in a dramatic fall in church attendance in the West, and the 1950s and 1960s saw the introduction of new religions including the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), the Church of…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18

  • Writing War, Writing Lives

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kate McLoughlin, Lara Feigel, Nancy Martin

    War affects life writing and lives affect war writing. The traditional forms of life writing – memoir, biography, letters, diaries – buckle under the strain of war. War writing has fewer traditional forms but exists at a similar extreme. The eight chapters in this book, written by leading…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23

  • Journeys Exposed

    Women’s Writing, Photography, and Mobility, 1st Edition

    By Giorgia Alù

    Journeys Exposed: Women’s Writing, Photography and Mobility examines contemporary literature written by women that are all related to Italy in different ways. It argues that photography provides women with a means to expose aspects of their nomadic self and of others’ mobile lives within and beyond…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Prequels, Coquels and Sequels in Contemporary Anglophone Fiction

    1st Edition

    Edited by Armelle Parey

    This book offers to delineate a key phenomenon in contemporary Anglophone fiction: novel expansion, when the plot and characters from a finished novel are retrieved to be developed in new adventures set before, after or during the narrative time of the source-text. If autographic and allographic…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Women's Writing of the First World War

    1st Edition

    Edited by Emma Liggins, Elizabeth Nolan

    The First World War was a transformative experience for women, facilitating their entry into new spaces and alternative spheres of activity, both on the home front and on the edges of danger zones in Europe and beyond. The centenary of the conflict is an appropriate moment to reassess what we…

    Hardback – 2018-08-21

  • The Sino-Japanese War and Youth Literature

    Friends and Foes on the Battlefield, 1st Edition

    By Minjie Chen

    The Sino-Japanese War (1937 – 1945) was fought in the Asia-Pacific theatre between Imperial Japan and China, with the United States as the latter’s major military ally. An important line of investigation remains, questioning how the history of this war has been passed on to post-war generations’…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14

  • The Routledge Companion to Expressionism in a Transnational Context

    1st Edition

    Edited by Isabel Wünsche

    The Routledge Companion to Expressionism in a Transnational Context is a challenging exploration of the transnational formation, dissemination, and transformation of expressionism outside of the German-speaking world, in regions such as Central and Eastern Europe, the Baltics and Scandinavia,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-08
    Routledge Art History and Visual Studies Companions

  • Reflecting on Miss Marple

    1st Edition

    By Marion Shaw, Sabine Vanacker

    Originally published in 1991, Reflecting on Miss Marple looks at the incongruous combination of violence, murder and a sweet, white-haired old lady, and examines why this makes such a potent but unlikely formula. The book is an astute and engaging account which reveals Miss Marple as a feminist…

    Hardback – 2018-07-27
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Female Fantastic

    Gendering the Supernatural in the 1890s and 1920s, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lizzie Harris McCormick, Jennifer Mitchell, Rebecca Soares

    For women-identified writers of both eras, the fantastic offered double vision. Not only did the genre offer strategic cover for challenging the status quo, but also a heuristic mechanism for teasing out the gendered psyche’s links to creative, personal, and erotic agency. These dynamic…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • Routledge Revivals: Arthur Miller and Company (1990)

    Arthur Miller Talks About His Work in the Company of Actors, Designers, Directors, and Writers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Bigsby

    First published in 1990, this book presents a discussion with Arthur Miller, in conversation with Christopher Bigsby. Miller talks openly and extensively about his own life and experiences, events and environments which provide material for his plays: his New York childhood, the Depression, the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-23
    Routledge Revivals

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