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  • Zoë Wicomb & the Translocal

    Writing Scotland & South Africa

    Edited by Kai Easton, Derek Attridge

    This is the first book on the fiction of Zoë Wicomb, a writer long at the forefront of the South African canon and whose international stature was firmly secured with the award of an inaugural Windham Campbell prize at Yale in 2013. It brings together interdisciplinary essays from the UK, USA,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • The Singularity of Literature

    By Derek Attridge

    The Iliad and Beowulf provide rich sources of historical information. The novels of Henry Fielding and Henry James may be instructive in the art of moral living. Some go further and argue that Emile Zola and Harriet Beecher Stowe played a part in ameliorating the lives of those existing in harsh…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Classics

  • The Craft of Poetry

    Dialogues on Minimal Interpretation

    By Derek Attridge, Henry Staten

    This book presents an innovative format for poetry criticism that its authors call "dialogical poetics." This approach shows that readings of poems, which in academic literary criticism often look like a product of settled knowledge, are in reality a continual negotiation between readers. But Derek…

    Paperback – 2015-04-24
    Routledge

  • Theory After 'Theory'

    Edited by Jane Elliott, Derek Attridge

    This volume argues that theory, far from being dead, has undergone major shifts in order to come to terms with the most urgent cultural and political questions of today. Offering an overview of theory’s new directions, this groundbreaking collection includes essays on affect, biopolitics,…

    Paperback – 2011-03-23
    Routledge

  • Peculiar Language

    2nd Edition

    By Derek Attridge

    First published in 1988, Peculiar Language is now established as one of the most important discussions of the language of literature. This thought-provoking book challenges traditional notions of literary criticism, arguing that all attempts by writers, critics and literary theorists to define the…

    Paperback – 2004-05-27
    Routledge

  • Meter and Meaning

    An Introduction to Rhythm in Poetry

    By Thomas Carper, Derek Attridge

    Poet, Thomas Carper, and scholar, Derek Attridge, join forces in Meter and Meaning to present an illuminating and user-friendly way to explore the rhythms of poetry in English. They begin by showing the value of performing any poem aloud, so that we can sense its unique use of rhythm. From this…

    Paperback – 2003-08-14
    Routledge

  • Acts of Literature

    By Jacques Derrida

    Edited by Derek Attridge

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1991-11-20
    Routledge

  • The Rhythms of English Poetry

    By Derek Attridge

    Examines the way in which poetry in English makes use of rhythm. The author argues that there are three major influences which determine the verse-forms used in any language: the natural rhythm of the spoken language itself; the properties of rhythmic form; and the metrical conventions which have…

    Paperback – 1982-09-13
    Routledge

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