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  • The Upanisads

    A Complete Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Signe Cohen

    The Upaniṣads are among the most sacred foundational scriptures in the Hindu religion. Composed from 800 BCE onwards and making up part of the larger Vedic corpus, they offer the reader "knowledge lessons" on life, death, and immortality. While they are essential to understanding Hinduism and Asian…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • Mark X

    Who Killed Huck Finn’s Father?, 1st Edition

    By Yasuhiro Takeuchi

    In the summer of 1876, Mark Twain started to write Adventures of Huckleberry Finn as a detective novel surrounding the murder of Huck’s father, Pap Finn. The case is unresolved in the novel as it exists today, but Twain had already planted the clue to the identity of the killer. It is not the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28
    Routledge

  • World Literature, Transnational Cinema, and Global Media

    Towards a Transartistic Commons, 1st Edition

    By Robert Stam

    With extraordinary transnational and transdisciplinary range, World Literature, Transnational Cinema, and Global Media comprehensively explores the genealogies, vocabularies, and concepts orienting the fields within literature, cinema, and media studies. Orchestrating a layered conversation…

    Paperback – 2019-02-22
    Routledge

  • To Be A Playwright

    1st Edition

    By Janet Neipris

    Originally published in 2005, To Be A Playwright is an insightful and detailed guide to the craft of playwriting. Part memoir and part how-to guide, this useful book outlines the tools and techniques necessary to the aspiring playwright. Comprised of a collection of memoirs and lectures which blend…

    Paperback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Translating National Allegories

    The Case of Crime Fiction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alistair Rolls, John West-Sooby, Marie-Laure Vuaille-Barcan

    This book explores the intersection of a number of academic areas of study that are all, individually, of growing importance: translation studies, crime fiction and world literature. The scholars included here are leaders in one or more of these areas. The frame of this volume is imagological; its…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge

  • Teaching Lives: Contemporary Pedagogies of Life Narratives

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laurie McNeill, Kate Douglas

    The contemporary ‘boom’ in the publication and consumption of auto/biographical representation has made life narratives a popular and compelling subject for twenty-first century classrooms. The proliferation of forms, media, terminologies, and disciplinary approaches in a range of educational…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge

  • The Arts and Culture of the American Civil War

    1st Edition

    Edited by James A. Davis

    In 1864, Union soldier Charles George described a charge into battle by General Phil Sheridan: "Such a picture of earnestness and determination I never saw as he showed as he came in sight of the battle field . . . What a scene for a painter!" These words proved prophetic, as Sheridan’s desperate…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Formulaicity and Creativity in Language and Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian MacKenzie, Martin A. Kayman

    Formulaicity is pervasive in both spoken and written language. Speakers use a huge amount of prefabricated language including collocations, idioms, fixed and semi-fixed expressions, and verbal creativity often involves combining established word sequences rather than inventing wholly new ones. In…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • A Psychoanalytic Exploration of Dante's The Divine Comedy

    1st Edition

    By David Dean Brockman

    David Dean Brockman connects spirituality with psychoanalysis throughout this book as he looks at Dante’s early writings, his life story and his "polysemous" classical poem The Divine Comedy. Dante wanted to create a document that would educate the common man about his journey from brokenness to…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge

  • Revival: The Psychology of the Poet Shelley (1925)

    1st Edition

    By Edward Carpenter, George Barnefield

    Late studies in the Psychology of Sex have led to some interesting speculations with regard to the poet Shelley; the author writes a few lines by way of introduction to the following paper by the author's  friend, which puts very clearly, as the author thinks, some points…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Figures of the Imagination

    Fiction and Song in Britain, 1790–1850, 1st Edition

    By Roger Hansford

    This new study of the intersection of romance novels with vocal music records a society on the cusp of modernisation, with a printing industry emerging to serve people’s growing appetites for entertainment amidst their changing views of religion and the occult. No mere diversion, fiction was…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

  • J.M. Coetzee: Fictions of the Real

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Uhlmann

    J.M. Coetzee has new things to say about this relation between the ‘real’ and ‘fictions of the real’, and while much has already been written about him, these questions need to be more fully explored. The contributions to this volume are drawn together by the idea of the hinge between the world (…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge

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