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  • The Cinematic Eighteenth Century

    History, Culture, and Adaptation

    Edited by Srividhya Swaminathan, Steven W. Thomas

    This collection explores how film and television depict the complex and diverse milieu of the eighteenth century as a literary, historical, and cultural space. Topics range from adaptations of Austen’s Sense and Sensibility and Defoe's Robinson Crusoe (The Martian) to historical fiction on the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Primitivism

    By Michael Bell

    First published in 1972, this books examines the subject of primitivism through the study of the work of a number of major writers, including D. H. Lawrence, Herman Melville, Joseph Conrad, T. S. Eliot and James Joyce. It looks at the variety of definitions and uses of primitivism and how the idea…

    Hardback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

  • Marxism, Postcolonial Theory, and the Future of Critique

    Critical Engagements with Benita Parry

    Edited by Sharae Deckard, Rashmi Varma

    Using the aesthetic and political concerns of Parry’s oeuvre as a touchstone, this book explores new directions for postcolonial studies, Marxist literary criticism, and world literature in the contemporary moment, seeking to re-imagine the field, and alongside it, new possibilities for Left…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Between the Lines

    Africa in Western Spirituality, Philosophy, and Literary Theory

    By A. Lassissi Odjo

    Africa’s history has been misrepresented by the outside world, especially by the Judeo-Christian West. An awareness of such a bias in historiographical discourse explains much of the difficulty Africans and peoples of African descent have in formulating a viable identity in intellectual discourse.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13 
    Routledge
    African Studies

  • Close to the Sources

    Essays on Contemporary African Culture, Politics and Academy

    By Abebe Zegeye, Maurice Vambe

    European and African works have found it difficult to move past the image of Africa as a place of exotica and relentless brutality. This book explores the status and critical relationship between politics, culture, literary creativity, criticism, education and publishing in the context of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge African Studies

  • Postcolonial Approaches to Latin American Children’s Literature

    By Ann González

    This volume is the first book-length study in English to explore how the effects of a traumatic colonial experience are (re)presented to Latin American children today, almost two centuries after the dismantling of colonialism proper. By analyzing a variety of texts written, adapted, or marketed…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Against International Relations Norms

    Postcolonial Perspectives

    Edited by Charlotte Epstein

    This volume uses the concept of ‘norms’ to initiate a long overdue conversation between the constructivist and postcolonial scholarships on how to appraise the ordering processes of international politics. Drawing together insights from a broad range of scholars, it evaluates what it means to…

    Hardback – 2017-05-12 
    Routledge
    Worlding Beyond the West

  • Arabic Literature for the Classroom

    Teaching Methods, Theories, Themes and Texts

    Edited by Mushin J al-Musawi

    Arabic Literature for the Classroom argues for a more visible presence of Arabic within the humanities and social sciences, stressing the need to make Arabic literature available as a world literature, without damaging its own distinctive characteristics. The nineteen chapters which make up this…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Sephardic and Mizrahi Literature

    A Diaspora

    Edited by Dario Miccoli

    In the last few years, the fields of Sephardic and Mizrahi Studies have grown significantly, thanks to new publications which take into consideration unexplored aspects of the history, literature and identity of modern Middle Eastern and North African Jews. However, few of these studies abandoned…

    Hardback – 2017-04-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Literature, Gender, and the Trauma of Partition

    The Paradox of Independence

    By Debali Mookerjea-Leonard

    Partition occurring simultaneously with British decolonization of the Indian subcontinent led to the formation of independent India and Pakistan. While the political and communal aspects of the Partition have received some attention, its enormous personal and psychological costs have been mostly…

    Hardback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • The Routledge Handbook of Epistemic Injustice

    Edited by Ian James Kidd, José Medina, Gaile Pohlhaus, Jr.

    In the era of information and communication, issues of misinformation and miscommunication are more pressing than ever. Epistemic injustice - one of the most important and ground-breaking subjects to have emerged in philosophy in recent years - refers to those forms of unfair treatment that relate…

    Hardback – 2017-04-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Travel, War, and the State in Latin America

    The Desertmakers

    By Javier Uriarte

    This book studies how the rhetoric of travel introduces different conceptualizations of space and time in scenarios of war during the last decades of the 19th century, in Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay. By examining accounts of war and travel in the context of the consolidation of state…

    Hardback – 2017-04-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Travel Writing

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