Literature by Period Products

  • A People's History of Classics

    Class and Greco-Roman Antiquity in Britain and Ireland 1689 to 1939, 1st Edition

    By Edith Hall, Henry Stead

    A People’s History of Classics explores the influence of the classical past on the lives of working-class people, whose voices have been almost completely excluded from previous histories of classical scholarship and pedagogy, in Britain and Ireland from the late 17th to the earlier 20th century.…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Revisiting the Elegy in the Black Lives Matter Era

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tiffany Austin, Sequoia Maner, Emily Ruth Rutter, darlene anita scott

    Revisiting the Elegy in the Black Lives Matter Era is an edited collection of critical essays and poetry that investigates contemporary elegy within the black diaspora. Scores of contemporary writers have turned to elegiac poetry and prose in order to militate against the white supremacist logic…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Literature and Culture

  • 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 – 2019-12-16 
    Routledge

  • Violence from Slavery to #BlackLivesMatter

    African American History and Representation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Dix, Peter Templeton

    Violence from Slavery to #BlackLivesMatter brings together perspectives on violence and its representation in African American history from slavery to the present moment. Contributors explore how violence, signifying both an instrument of the white majority’s power and a modality of black…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06 
    Routledge

  • The Holocaust Short Story

    1st Edition

    By Mary Catherine Mueller

    The Holocaust Short Story is the only book devoted entirely to representations of the Holocaust in the short story genre. The book highlights how the explosiveness of the moment captured in each short story is more immediate and more intense, and therefore recreates horrifying emotional reactions…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28 
    Routledge

  • The Buffalo Century

    Vāñcheśvara Dīkṣita’s Mahiṣaśatakam: A Political Satire for All Centuries, 1st Edition

    By Kesavan Veluthat

    The Buffalo Century is a keen exploration of satire and its role in society and politics. Written in praise of a buffalo, Vāñcheśvara Dīkṣita’s Mahiṣaśatakam is timeless in its treatment of power, and its subversion. In resurrecting eighteenth-century Tanjore for the modern reader, Kesavan…

    Paperback – 2019-11-14 
    Routledge India

  • Orwell Reconsidered

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Ingle

    George Orwell has had a profound influence on modern politics and culture. He is regularly invoked as an authority by journalists, commentators and politicians, and his works speak with increasing relevance to our polarised and media-saturated society. Stephen Ingle explores Orwell’s character, his…

    Paperback – 2019-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Radical History and Politics

  • Choreographing Shakespeare

    Dance Adaptations of the Plays and Poems, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Klett

    Choreographing Shakespeare presents a hitherto unexplored history of the choreographers and performers who have created dance adaptations of Shakespeare. This book investigates forty dance works in genres such as ballet, modern dance, and hip-hop, produced between 1940 and 2016 by choreographers…

    Paperback – 2019-10-29 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-10-24 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-10-18 
    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 ways 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 – 2019-10-07 
    Routledge

  • Place and the Scene of Literary Practice

    1st Edition

    By Angharad Saunders

    The act of writing is intimately bound up with the flow and eddy of a writer’s being-within-the-world; the everyday practices, encounters and networks of social life. Exploring the geographies of literary practice in the period 1840-1910, this book takes as its focus the work, or craft, of…

    Paperback – 2019-10-04 
    Routledge
    Studies in Historical Geography

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