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  • Out of Reach

    The Ideal Girl in American Girls’ Series, 1st Edition

    By Katie Harper

    Out of Reach: The Ideal Girl in American Girls’ Series traces the journey of the ideal girl through American girls’ series in the 20th century. Who is the ideal girl? In what ways does the trope of the ideal girl rely on the exclusion and erasure of Othered girls? How does the trope retain its…

    Hardback – 2019-09-03 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Conflict, Culture & Communication

    1st Edition

    By Stefanie Stadler

    Conflict, Culture and Communication provides a coherent, research-informed overview of conflict and intercultural communication. Aimed at encouraging and enabling conflict prevention, this book contributes to a better understanding of the factors that create, foster, and exacerbate conflict in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-02 
    Routledge

  • Lacan and Marx

    The Invention of the Sympton, 1st Edition

    By Pierre Bruno

    Lacan and Marx: The Invention of the Symptom provides an incisive commentary on Lacan’s reading of Marx, mapping the relations between these two vastly influential thinkers. Unlike previous books, Bruno provides a detailed history of Lacan’s reading of Marx and surveys his references to Marx in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-02 
    Routledge
    The Centre for Freudian Analysis and Research Library (CFAR)

  • Jane Austen and Altruism

    1st Edition

    By Magdalen Wing-chi Ki

    Jane Austen and Altruism identifies a compelling theme, namely, the view that Jane Austen propounds a rigorous, boundary-sensitive model of altruism that counters the human propensity to selfishness and promotes the culture of cooperation. In her days, altruism was commonly known as "benevolence",…

    Hardback – 2019-09-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • A Study of the Logbara (Ma'di) Language

    Grammar and Vocabulary, 1st Edition

    By J. P. Crazzolara

    In the mid 20th century the people known as the Logbara were a diverse collection of groups fleeing from different parts and having different socail and political affiliations - essentially refugees in search of a new home. At the time that this book was originally published in 1960, existing…

    Paperback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge
    Linguistic Surveys of Africa

  • The Comic Tales of Chaucer

    1st Edition

    By T. W. Craik

    Originally published in 1964. This book deals wholly with Chaucer’s comic tales. The individual tales are not discussed in isolation but always with reference to the others and to Chaucer’s poetry as a whole. By this comparison and analysis, this book illuminates the features of Chaucer’s…

    Hardback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • Chaucer and the Bible

    A Critical Review of Research, Indexes, and Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Lawrence Besserman

    Originally published in 1988. This book offers a very useful source of information on Chaucer’s relationship to the Bible. It contains a detailed chapter on research into this connection and then presents two indexes. The first is organised by title of Chaucer’s work and then line number detailing…

    Hardback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • Chaucer's Humor

    Critical Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jean E. Jost

    Originally published in 1994. Chaucer is considered the first major humorist in English literature and is particularly interesting as he reflects the humor of predecessors and contemporaries as well as defines development for subsequent British humor. This collection presents essays that define the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • Chaucer and the Making of English Poetry, Volume 2

    The Art of Narrative, 1st Edition

    By P. M. Kean

    Originally published in 1972. This important work of Chaucerian scholarship deals with two aspects of the poet and his work - his individual achievement and his place in history - and demonstrates that in both these senses Chaucer is a maker of English poetry. The author explores Chaucer’s…

    Hardback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • Chaucer

    1st Edition

    By John Lawlor

    Originally published in 1968. A critical interpretation of Chaucer's narrative poetry which concentrates on three major groupings - the early love-visions, the ‘tragedye’ of Troilus and Criseyde, and the Canterbury Tales. Emphasis is laid on Chaucer as an oral narrator and on the varying skills…

    Hardback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • Chaucer Source and Analogue Criticism

    A Cross-referenced Guide, 1st Edition

    By Lynn King Morris

    Originally published in 1985. This impressive research tool offers four different indexes to cross-reference works on the sources of Chaucer. The user can look up sources by author, genre type or title, or look up the title of one of Chaucer’s works to find which bibliographic entries they are…

    Hardback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde

    1st Edition

    By C. David Benson

    Originally published in 1990. This study is of one of the world’s great narrative poems and one of the few long poems in English about physical love. Although this work is often overshadowed by the Canterbury Tales, the author argues that it has its own profound multiplicity. Its mixture of genres,…

    Hardback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

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