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  • Chances Are

    Contingency, Queer Theory and American Literature, 1st Edition

    By Valerie Rohy

    This innovative work makes use of psychoanalytic, queer, and narrative theories to read nineteenth and twentieth-century American literature and demonstrate how the concept of contingency—whether chance, accident, luck, or mutation—enriches our understanding of how queer sexualities are articulated…

    Paperback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Dance, Modernism, and Modernity

    1st Edition

    By Ramsay Burt, Michael Huxley

    This collection of new essays explores connections between dance, modernism, and modernity, by examining the way in which leading dancers have responded to modernity. Burt and Huxley examine dance examples from a period beginning just before the First World War and extending to the mid-1950s,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-04 
    Routledge

  • Against Autonomy

    Lyotard, Judgement and Action, 1st Edition

    By Neal Curtis

    This title was first published in 2001: Against Autonomy reassesses Jean-Francois Lyotard's contribution to philosophy and theory, and explores how his work challenges the privileged position of the principle of autonomy in contemporary liberal democratic thinking, as seen in such diverse thinkers…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Life and Times of Thomas Stukeley (c.1525-78)

    1st Edition

    By Juan E. Tazón

    This book was published in 2003. Thomas Stukeley was one of the most colourful characters of the Elizabethan age, whose exploits brought him fame and notoriety throughout Europe. Described variously as picturesque, quixotic, cloudy minded, remarkable, and (by Evelyn Waugh) as a "preposterous and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Reading Literary Animals

    Medieval to Modern, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Edwards, Derek Ryan, Jane Spencer

    Reading Literary Animals explores the status and representation of animals in literature from the Middle Ages to the present day. Essays by leading scholars in the field examine various figurative, agential, imaginative, ethical, and affective aspects of literary encounters with animality, showing…

    Paperback – 2019-09-18 
    Routledge
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • Cultural Politics in Harry Potter

    Life, Death and the Politics of Fear, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rubén Jarazo-Álvarez, Pilar Alderete-Diez

    Cultural Politics in Harry Potter: Life, Death and Politics of Fear is the first book-length analysis of topics such as death, fear and biopolitics in J. K. Rowling’s work from controversial and interdisciplinary perspectives. This collection brings together recent theoretical and applied cultural…

    Hardback – 2019-09-17 
    Routledge

  • Rumpelstiltskin’s Secret

    What Women Didn’t Tell the Grimms, 1st Edition

    By Harry Rand

    Everyone knows Rumpelstiltskin's story. Or thinks they do. We heard it as children. We might affectionately remember the adult voices reciting the tale or recall the light in the room and the time of day when we enjoyed hearing this scripted performance. A grownup's voice added roughness and pitch…

    Paperback – 2019-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Modern Japanese Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rachael Hutchinson, Leith Douglas Morton

    The Routledge Handbook of Modern Japanese Literature provides a comprehensive overview of how we study Japanese literature today. Rather than taking a purely chronological approach to the content, the chapters survey the state of the field through a number of pressing issues and themes, examining…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08 
    Routledge

  • The Future of the Nineteenth-Century Dream-Child

    Fantasy, Dystopia, Cyberculture, 1st Edition

    By Amy Billone

    This book investigates the reappearance of the 19th-century dream-child from the Golden Age of Children's Literature, both in the Harry Potter series and in other works that have reached unprecedented levels of popular success today. Discussing Harry Potter as a reincarnation of Lewis Carroll's…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge

  • Written in Exile

    Chilean Fiction From 1973-Present, 1st Edition

    By Ignacio Lopez-Calvo

    Paperback – 2019-07-16 
    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 – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge

  • Chaucer's Dream Visions and Shorter Poems

    1st Edition

    Edited by William A. Quinn

    Paperback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge

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