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  • Levinas and the Other in Narratives of Facial Disfigurement

    Singing through the Mask, 1st Edition

    By Gudrun M. Grabher

    Offering readings of a range of fictional and biographical texts, including work by Richard Selzer, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Gaston Leroux, Willa Cather, Natalie Kusz, and Lucy Grealy, this book examines reactions to facially disfigured people on the basis of Emmanuel Levinas’ ethics of the face.…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • Writing Lives Together

    Romantic and Victorian auto/biography, 1st Edition

    Edited by Felicity James, Julian North

    A diary entry, begun by a wife and finished by a husband; a map of London, its streets bearing the names of forgotten lives; biographies of siblings, and of spouses; a poem which gives life to long-dead voices from the archives. All these feature in this volume as examples of ‘writing lives…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • Reading Milton through Islam

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Currell, François-Xavier Gleyzon

    John Milton’s poetry and prose are central to our understanding of the aesthetic, political and religious upheavals of early modern England. Innovative recent scholarship, however, continues to expand the range of contexts through which we read Milton beyond Christian Europe, unearthing the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • Chronicling Ben-Hur’s Climb, 1880-1924

    1st Edition

    By Barbara Ryan

    First published in 1880, Lew Wallace’s Ben-Hur is one of the best-selling novels of all time. Employing analytical strategies from the fields of literature, fan studies, reception history, and media research, Barbara Ryan traces Ben-Hur’s popularity from 1880 to 1924. She analyzes fan mail as well…

    Hardback – 2019-05-16
    Routledge

  • Accessible Filmmaking

    Integrating translation and accessibility into the filmmaking process, 1st Edition

    By Pablo Romero-Fresco

    Translation, accessibility and the viewing experience of foreign, deaf and blind audiences has long been a neglected area of research within film studies. The same applies to the film industry, where current distribution strategies and exhibition platforms severely underestimate the audience that…

    Hardback – 2019-05-16
    Routledge

  • Prosodic Syntax in Chinese

    Theory and Facts, 1st Edition

    By Feng Shengli

    In the two volumes of Prosodic Syntax in Chinese, the author develops a new model, which proposes that the interaction between syntax and prosody is bi-directional and that prosody not only constrains syntactic structures but also activates syntactic operations. All of the facts…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15
    Routledge
    Chinese Linguistics

  • Case Studies and the Dissemination of Knowledge

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joy Damousi, Birgit Lang, Katie Sutton

    The case study has proved of enduring interest to all Western societies, particularly in relation to questions of subjectivity and the sexed self. This volume interrogates how case studies have been used by doctors, lawyers, psychoanalysts, and writers to communicate their findings both within the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Palestinian Multilingualism

    Speaking for Citizenship, 1st Edition

    By Nancy Hawker

    The Politics of Palestinian Multilingualism: Speaking for Citizenship provides an essential contribution to understanding the politics of Israel/Palestine through the prism of sociolinguistics and discourse analysis. Arabic-speakers who also know Hebrew resort to a range of communicative strategies…

    Hardback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    The Politics of Language

  • Translation and Literature in East Asia

    Between Visibility and Invisibility, 1st Edition

    By Jieun Kiaer, Jennifer Guest, Xiaofan Amy Li

    Translation and Literature in East Asia: Between Visibility and Invisibility explores the issues involved in translation between Chinese, Japanese and Korean, as well as from these languages into European languages, with an eye to comparing the cultures of translation within East Asia and tracking…

    Hardback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in East Asian Translation

  • Poetics and Politics of Shame in Postcolonial Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Attwell, Annalisa Pes, Susanna Zinato

    Poetics and Politics of Shame in Postcolonial Literature provides a new and wide-ranging appraisal of shame in colonial and postcolonial literature in English. Bringing together young and established voices in postcolonial studies, these essays tackle shame and racism, shame and agency, shame and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Haruki Murakami

    Storytelling and Productive Distance, 1st Edition

    By Chikako Nihei

    Haruki Murakami: Storytelling and Productive Distance studies the evolution of the monogatari, or narrative and storytelling in the works of Haruki Murakami. Author Chikako Nihei argues that Murakami’s power of monogatari lies in his use of distancing effects; storytelling allows individuals to "…

    Hardback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • The Indian Partition in Literature and Films

    History, Politics, and Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rini Bhattacharya Mehta, Debali Mookerjea-Leonard

    This book presents an examination of fictional representations, in books and films, of the 1947 Partition that led to the creation of the sovereign nation-states of India and Pakistan. While the process of representing the Partition experience through words and images began in the late 1940s, it is…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

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