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  • Imagining Arcadia in Renaissance Romance

    1st Edition

    By Marsha S. Collins

    From Theocritus’ Idylls to James Cameron’s Avatar, Arcadia remains an enduring presence in world culture and a persistent source of creative inspiration. Why does Arcadia still exercise such a powerful pull on the imagination? This book responds by arguing that in sixteenth-century Europe, a…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge

  • Narrating Friendship and the British Novel, 1760-1830

    1st Edition

    By Katrin Berndt

    Friendship has always been a universal category of human relationships and an influential motif in literature, but it is rarely discussed as a theme in its own right. In her study of how friendship gives direction and shape to new ideas and novel strategies of plot, character formation, and style…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge

  • Imagining Early Modern Histories

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Ketner, Allison Kavey

    Interpreting textual mediations of history in early modernity, this volume adds nuance to our understanding of the contributions fiction and fictionalizing make to the shape and texture of versions of and debates about history during that period. Geographically, the scope of the essays extends…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge

  • Intersections of Race, Class, Gender, and Nation in Fin-de-siècle Spanish Literature and Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Smith, Lisa Nalbone

    This volume focuses on intersections of race, class, gender, and nation in the formation of the fin-de-siècle Spanish and Spanish colonial subject. Despite the wealth of research produced on gender, social class, race, and national identity few studies have focused on how these categories…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge

  • Jane Eyre's Fairytale Legacy at Home and Abroad

    Constructions and Deconstructions of National Identity, 1st Edition

    By Abigail Heiniger

    Exploring the literary microcosm inspired by Brontë's debut novel, Jane Eyre's Fairytale Legacy at Home and Abroad focuses on the nationalistic stakes of the mythic and fairytale paradigms that were incorporated into the heroic female bildungsroman tradition. Jane Eyre, Abigail Heiniger argues, is…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge

  • Margaret Fell, Letters, and the Making of Quakerism

    1st Edition

    By Marjon Ames

    Intensely persecuted during the English Interregnum, early Quakers left a detailed record of the suffering they endured for their faith. Margaret Fell, Letters, and the Making of Quakerism is the first book to connect the suffering experience with the communication network that drew the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge

  • Marguerite de Navarre's Shifting Gaze

    Perspectives on gender, class, and politics in the Heptaméron, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Chesney Zegura

    Marguerite de Navarre’s Heptaméron, composed in the 1540s and first published posthumously in 1558 and 1559, has long been an interpretive puzzle. De Navarre (1492-1549), sister of King Francis I of France, was a controversial figure in her lifetime. Her evangelical activities and proximity to the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge

  • Sociology Through Literature

    A Study of Kaaroor's Stories, 1st Edition

    By S. Devadas Pillai

    This book presents a comprehensive study of nearly 100 of Kaaroor’s short stories. Kaaroor Neelakanta Pillai is one among the Big Six of the ‘new wave’ in Malayalam literature which began in the mid-1940s. The Big Six and their immediate followers wrote about the common man, peasants,…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge India

  • Korean Literature Through the Korean Wave

    1st Edition

    By Jieun Kiaer, Anna Yates-Lu

    Korean Literature through the Korean Wave engages with the rising interest in both the Korean Wave and Korean language learning by incorporating Korean Wave cultural contents, especially K-dramas, films and songs, to underline and support the teaching of Korean literature.  It combines both…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in East Asian Translation

  • How To Read A Diary

    Critical Contexts and Interpretive Strategies for 21st Century Readers, 1st Edition

    By Desiree Henderson

    How to Read a Diary is an expansive and accessible guidebook that introduces readers to the past, present, and future of diary writing. Grounded in examples from around the globe and from across history, this book explores the provocative questions diaries pose to readers: Are they private? Are…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Oral Narrative in Afghanistan

    The Individual in Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Margaret A. Mills

    This book, first published in 1990, studies the oral fiction entertainments of Afghanistan by focusing on aspects of the oral narrative process which can be observed in individual performances.…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Afghanistan

  • The Tragedy of Afghanistan

    The Social, Cultural and Political Impact of the Soviet Invasion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bo Huldt, Erland Jansson

    The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1979 stunned the world and ushered in a new period of superpower confrontation. Research into Afghan society was severely curtailed, and the ability to research the Afghan resistance was non-existent. This book, first published in 1988, was the result of a…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Afghanistan

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