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  • Written in Exile

    Chilean Fiction From 1973-Present, 1st Edition

    By Ignacio Lopez-Calvo

    On September 11, 1973, Chile's General Pinochet led a quick and brutal military coup ousting the Allende government. Ignacio Lopez-Calvo argues that the rise of the Pinochet dictatorship and the subsequent imprisonment of any Allende sympathizers shaped Chilean narrative into two structural forms:…

    Paperback – 2019-08-21
    Routledge

  • Old English Prose

    Basic Readings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul E. Szarmach

    With the decline of formalism and its predilection for Old English poetry, Old English prose is leaving the periphery and moving into the center of literary and cultural discussion. The extensive corpus of Old English prose lends many texts of various kinds to the current debates over literary…

    Paperback – 2019-08-21
    Routledge

  • Chaucer: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Jacqueline Tasioulas

    Chaucer: The Basics is an accessible introduction to the works of Geoffrey Chaucer. It provides a clear critical analysis of the texts, while also providing some necessary background to key medieval ideas and the historical period in which he lived. Jacqueline Tasioulas gives a brief account of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-21
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Representing Acts of Violence in Comics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nina Mickwitz, Ian Horton, Ian Hague

    This book is part of a nuanced two-volume examination of the ways in which violence in comics is presented in different texts, genres, cultures and contexts. Representing Acts of Violence in Comics raises questions about depiction and the act of showing violence, and discusses the ways in which…

    Hardback – 2019-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Comics Studies

  • Teaching Comics Through Multiple Lenses

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Crag Hill

    Building off the argument that comics succeed as literature—rich, complex narratives filled with compelling characters interrogating the thought-provoking issues of our time—this book argues that comics are an expressive medium whose moves (structural and aesthetic) may be shared by literature, the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-21
    Routledge

  • Lancelot

    Or, The Knight of the Cart, 1st Edition

    By Chrétien de Troyes

    Originlly published in 1984, this book contains the full text of Lancelot or, The Knight of the Cart, the third or fourth major work by the twelfth-century poet Chrétien de Troyes, alongisde a full translation and textual notes.…

    Hardback – 2019-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Plays of George Colman the Younger

    Volume 1, 1st Edition

    By George Colman

    Edited by Peter A. Tasch

    Originally composed and published in 1981, this second book makes up two volumes of the plays of George Colman the Younger. Versatile, industrious, talented, Goerge Colman the Younger (1762-1836) followed Sheridan as England's most popular playwright. He wrote not only monologues, farces,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Holford

    A Study in Architecture, Planning and Civic Design, 1st Edition

    By Gordon E. Cherry, Leith Penny

    Originally published in 1986 Holford is not just a biography of a major architect, planner and civic designer. In describing the life and times of the man, the authors provide a fascinating analysis of the developments in British architecture and planning from the 1930s to the 1970s. The book…

    Hardback – 2019-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Patriarchy and Its Discontents

    Sexual Politics in Selected Novels and Stories of Thomas Hardy, 1st Edition

    By Joanna Devereux

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2019-08-19
    Routledge
    Studies in Major Literary Authors

  • The British Stake In Japanese Modernity

    Readings in Liberal Tradition and Native Modernism, 1st Edition

    By Michael Gardiner

    This book describes firstly a Japanese modernity which is readable not only as a modernising, but also as a Britishing, and secondly modernist attempts to overhaul this British universalism in some well-known and some less-known Japanese texts. From the mid-nineteenth century, and particularly as…

    Hardback – 2019-08-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Redefining Tandem Language and Culture Learning in Higher Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Tardieu, Céline Horgues

    Redefining Tandem Language and Culture Learning in Higher Education provides an overview of a specific type of learning, called tandem language and culture learning, which was created and developed in Europe after the Second World War, before reaching other continents. Through focusing on higher…

    Hardback – 2019-08-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Language and Intercultural Communication

  • The Humanist (Re)Turn: Reclaiming the Self in Literature

    1st Edition

    By Michael Bryson

    The exciting new book argues for a renewed emphasis on humanism--contrary to the trend of post-humanism, or what Neema Parvini calls "the anti-humanism" of the last several decades of literary and theoretical scholarship. In this trail-blazing study, Michael Bryson argues for this renewal of…

    Hardback – 2019-08-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

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