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Cultural Difference and Material Culture in Middle English Romance: Normans and Saxons

by Dominique Battles

This book explores how the cultural distinctions and conflicts between Anglo-Saxons and Normans originating with the Norman Conquest of 1066 prevailed well into the fourteenth century and are manifest in a significant...

Edith Wharton as Spatial Activist and Analyst

by Reneé|| Somers

Because she devoted much of her life to exploring the relationships that exist between people and their built environment, Edith Wharton developed a set of philosophies that she expressed in many arenas, including...

One Hundred Indian Feature Films: An Annotated Filmography

Julian of Norwich: A Book of Essays

by Sandra J. McEntire

These essays-written specifically for this book-provide a rich evaluation of this late 14th and early 15th-century mystical writer's book of revelations and considers the construction of her narrative, its theological...

Cassirer and Langer on Myth: An Introduction

Revisiting Vietnam

by Julia Bleakney

This book explores the memorializing practices of American veterans of the Vietnam War at several of the most significant contemporary sites of memory in the United States and Vietnam. These sites include veterans'...

Ethical Diversions: The Post-Holocaust Narratives of Pynchon, Abish, Delillo, and Spiegelman

by Katalin Orban

First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Boss Ladies, Watch Out!: Essays on Women, Sex and Writing

by Terry Castle

A new collection of essays on literature and sexuality by one of the wittiest and most iconoclastic critics writing today.

Not Just Race, Not Just Gender: Black Feminist Readings

by Valerie Smith

First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

One Nation Under God?: Religion and American Culture

by Marjorie Garber & Rebecca Walkowitz

First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Chaucer's Early Poetry (Routledge Revivals)

by Wolfgang Clemen

First published in 1963, this book provides an account of Chaucer's poetry written before The Canterbury Tales. W. H. Clemen gives full, comprehensive and intriguing accounts of three major poems including The...

Modernism (Routledge Revivals)

by Peter Faulkner

First published in 1977, this book focuses on Modernism, one of the most frequently used terms in the discussion of twentieth-century literature and culture. It provides an historical account of the concept,...

Disturbers of the Peace: Representations of Madness in Anglophone Caribbean Literature

by Kelly Baker Josephs

Exploring the prevalence of madness in Caribbean texts written in English in the mid-twentieth century, Kelly Baker Josephs focuses on celebrated writers such as Jean Rhys, V. S. Naipaul, and Derek Walcott as...

Lust for Life!: Irvine Welsh and the Trainspotting Phenomenon

by John Neil Munro

In the mid-1980s Irvine Welsh’s life was going nowhere fast. His teenage dreams of being a footballer or a rock star were over, and he was stuck in a series of white-collar jobs which he loathed. With the...

The Poetics of Ethnography in Martinican Narratives: Exploring the Self and the Environment

by Christina Kullberg

Drawing on narratives from Martinique by Aimé Césaire, Édouard Glissant, Ina Césaire, and Patrick Chamoiseau, among others, Christina Kullberg shows how these writers turn to ethnography-even as they critique...

Race, Romance, and Rebellion: Literatures of the Americas in the Nineteenth Century

by Colleen C. O'Brien

As in many literatures of the New World grappling with issues of slavery and freedom, stories of racial insurrection frequently coincided with stories of cross-racial romance in nineteenth-century U.S. print...

Disability and/in Prose

by Brenda Jo Brueggemann & Marian E. Lupo

Through a series of critical essays this book concerns the relationships and possibilities in and between "prose" and "disability". It covers a diverse range from the role of the disability memoir, the effect...

African City Textualities - Primora

by Ranka Primorac

The stereotype of Africa as a predominantly 'natural' space ignores the existence of vibrant and cosmopolitan urban environments on the continent. Far from merely embodying backwardness and lack, African cities...

Posthumanism: A Critical Analysis

by Stefan Herbrechter

This critical introduction understands posthumanism as a discourse, covering everything that has been and is being said about the figure of the 'posthuman'. It outlines the genealogy of the various posthuman...

The Stylistics of Poetry: Context, Cognition, Discourse, History

by Peter Verdonk & Dan McIntyre

Written over the last thirty years, this collection of Professor Peter Verdonk�s most important work on the stylistics of poetry clearly shows that the stylistics of poetic discourse is a diverse and valuable...