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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

  • 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

  • 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 Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Noël Carroll, John Gibson

    The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Literature is an in-depth examination of literature through a philosophical lens, written by distinguished figures across the major divisions of philosophy. Its 40 newly-commissioned essays are divided into six sections: historical foundations what is…

    Paperback – 2019-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • Advances in Proto-Basque Reconstruction with Evidence for the Proto-Indo-European-Euskarian Hypothesis

    1st Edition

    By Juliette Blevins

    This book presents a new reconstruction of Proto-Basque, the mother language of modern Basque varieties, historical Basque, and Aquitanian, grounded in traditional methods of historical linguistics. Building on a long tradition of Basque scholarship, the comparative method and internal…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • The Dilemma of Faith in Modern Japanese Literature

    Metaphors of Christianity, 1st Edition

    By Massimiliano Tomasi

    The first book-length study to explore the links between Christianity and modern Japanese literature, this book analyses the process of conversion of nine canonical authors, unveiling the influence that Christianity had on their self-construction, their oeuvre and, ultimately, the trajectory of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • Experiencing Drama in the English Renaissance

    Readers and Audiences, 1st Edition

    By Akihiro Yamada

    This book investigates the complex interactions, through experiencing drama, of readers and audiences in the English Renaissance. Around 1500 an absolute majority of population was illiterate. Henry VIII’s religious reformation changed this cultural structure of society. ‘The Act for the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31
    Routledge

  • Genealogies and Conceptual Belonging

    Zones of Interference between Gender and Diversity, 1st Edition

    By Eike Marten

    Taking recent German debates of diversity terminology as a case example for scrutinizing enactments of genealogy that assume a linear image of progressive generation, this book engages with performative effects of genealogical stories in academic texts that negotiate conceptual belonging. While…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Olive Schreiner and African Modernism

    Allegory, Empire and Postcolonial Writing, 1st Edition

    By Jade Munslow Ong

    This book works across established categories of modernism and postcolonialism in order to radically revise the periods, places, and topics traditionally associated with anti-colonialism and aesthetic experimentation in African literature. The book is the first account of Olive Schreiner as a…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • Race Matters, Animal Matters

    Fugitive Humanism in African America, 1840-1930, 1st Edition

    By Lindgren Johnson

    Race Matters, Animal Matters challenges one of the grand narratives of African American studies: that African Americans rejected racist associations of blackness and animality through a disassociation from animality. Analyzing canonical texts written by Frederick Douglass, Charles Chesnutt, Ida B.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • Avant-Garde Pieties

    Aesthetics, Race, and the Renewal of Innovative Poetics, 1st Edition

    By Joel Bettridge

    Avant-Garde Pieties tells a new story about innovative poetry; it argues that the avant-garde—now more than a century old—persists in its ability to nurture interesting, provocative, meaningful, and moving poems, despite its profound cultural failings and its self-devouring theoretical compulsions.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

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