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  • Personal Identity and Literature

    1st Edition

    By Patrick Colm Hogan

    In Personal Identity and Literature, Hogan examines what makes an individual a particular, unique self. He draws on cognitive and affective science as well as literary works - from Walt Whitman and Frederick Douglass to Dorothy Richardson, Alice Munro, and J. M. Coetzee. His scholarly analyses are…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05 

  • Cultural Archives of Atrocity

    Essays on the Protest Tradition in Kenyan Literature, Culture and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Muriungi Columba, Charles Kebaya, Makokha Justus Kizito Siboe

    Studies on the aesthetic representations of atrocity the world over have taken different discursive dimensions from history, sociology, political to human rights. These perspectives are usually geared towards understanding the manifestations, extent, political and economic implications of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04 

  • The Development of School-based Literacy

    A Social Ecological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Pellegrini, Lee Galda

    Originally published in 1998. This book presents a model of social-contextual influences on children’s literacy and literate language. Literate language is similar to the language teachers use and to the language used in reading books for young children. Based on a longitudinal study in homes and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Poetry and Uselessness

    From Coleridge to Ashbery, 1st Edition

    By Robert Archambeau

    W.H. Auden famously claimed "poetry makes nothing happen." That may or may not be the case, but the idea that poetry makes nothing happen has, itself, been extremely influential, and has made a great deal happen in the world.  This book examines several of the main currents in literary history as…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • Cyborg Saints

    Religion and Posthumanism in Middle Grade and Young Adult Fiction, 1st Edition

    By Carissa Smith

    Saints are currently undergoing a resurrection in middle grade and young adult fiction, as recent prominent novels by Socorro Acioli, Julie Berry, Adam Gidwitz, Rachel Hartman, Merrie Haskell, Gene Luen Yang, and others demonstrate. Cyborg Saints: Religion and Posthumanism in Middle Grade and Young…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Women Writing Across Cultures

    Present, past, future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pelagia Goulimari

    This collection brings together an international, multicultural, multilingual, and multidisciplinary community of scholars and practitioners in different media seeking to question and re-theorize the contested terms of our title: “woman,” “writing,” “women’s writing,” and “across.” “Culture” is…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 

  • Routledge Companion to Shen Congwen

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gang Zhou, Jeffrey C Kinkley, Sihe Chen

    This volume is about studies of Shen Congwen (1902-1988), one of the most important writers in modern China, but more importantly, it is about how Shen Congwen has been received in and beyond Mainland China.  By presenting the best literary criticism on Shen Congwen in Mainland China over the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Chinese Literature Series from a Global Perspective

  • Gallus Reborn

    A Study of the Diffusion and Reception of Works Ascribed to Gaius Cornelius Gallus, 1st Edition

    By Paul White

    Gallus Reborn is the first comprehensive study of the publication history and reception of the works that have been attributed to Gaius Cornelius Gallus, first canonical Roman elegist, friend of Virgil, and ‘missing link’ in Roman literary history. Gallus was a widely read and frequently imitated…

    Hardback – 2019-05-28 
    Routledge Focus on Classical Studies

  • Dissent and Authority in Early Modern Ireland

    The English Problem from Bale to Shakespeare, 1st Edition

    By Jane Wong

    Dissent and Authority in Early Modern Ireland: The English Problem from Bale to Shakespeare examines the problems that beset the Tudor administration of Ireland through a range of selected 16th century English narratives. This book is primarily concerned with the period between 1541 and 1603. This…

    Hardback – 2019-05-28 
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Decolonizing the History Curriculum in Malaysia and Singapore

    1st Edition

    By Kevin Blackburn, ZongLun Wu

    Decolonizing the History Curriculum in Malaysia and Singapore is a unique study in the history of education because it examines decolonization in terms of how it changed the subject of history in the school curriculum of two colonized countries – Malaysia and Singapore. Blackburn and Wu’s book…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge Studies in Educational History and Development in Asia

  • Threatened Masculinity from British Fiction to Cold-War German Cinema

    1st Edition

    By Joseph Willis

    The impact of the Cold War on German male identities can be seen in the nation’s cinematic search for a masculine paradigm that rejected the fate-centered value system of its National- Socialist past while also recognizing that German males once again had become victims of fate and fatalism, but…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • Prohibitions and Psychoactive Substances in History, Culture and Theory

    Prohibitions and Psychoactive Substances, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susannah Wilson

    This volume is a new contribution to the dynamic scholarly discussion of the control and regulation of psychoactive substances in culture and society. Offering new critical reflections on the reasons prohibitions have historically arisen, the book analyses "prohibitions" as ambivalent and tenuous…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Warwick Series in the Humanities

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