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In the Thick of the Fight: The Writing of Emily Wilding Davison, Militant Suffragette

by Carolyn P. Collette

One of the most memorable images of the British women's suffrage movement occurred on June 4, Derby Day, 1913. As the field of horses approached a turning at Epsom, militant suffragette Emily Wilding Davison...


Dark Matter: Invisibility in Drama, Theater, and Performance

by Andrew Sofer

Dark Matter maps the invisible dimension of theater whose effects are felt everywhere in performance. Examining phenomena such as hallucination, offstage character, offstage action, sexuality, masking, technology,...


The Law of Ancient Athens

by David Phillips

The Law of Ancient Athens contains the principal literary and epigraphical sources, in English, for Athenian law in the Archaic and Classical periods, from the first known historical trial (late seventh century)...


Robert Hayden: Essays on the Poetry

by Laurence Goldstein & Robert Chrisman

This collection of essays by leading critics and poets charts Robert Hayden's growing reputation as a major writer of some of the twentieth century's most important poems on African-American themes, including...


The Lantern-Bearers and Other Essays

by Robert Louis Stevenson & Jeremy Treglown

This anthology collects 33 of his finest pieces on diverse subjects.


After Augustine: The Meditative Reader and the Text

by Brian Stock

The essays in this volume discuss the changing purpose of reading from late antiquity to the Renaissance. "A most unusual, fascinating, and rich book, very well written, with copious scholarly notes."—Choice...


The Event of Postcolonial Shame

by Timothy Bewes

In a postcolonial world, where structures of power, hierarchy, and domination operate on a global scale, writers face an ethical and aesthetic dilemma: How to write without contributing to the inscription of...


Religion in Cormac McCarthy S Fiction: Apocryphal Borderlands: Apocryphal Borderlands

by Manuel Broncano

This book addresses the religious scope of Cormac McCarthy's fiction, one of the most controversial issues in studies of his work. Current criticism is divided between those who find a theological dimension...


The Philosophy of Horror: Or, Paradoxes of the Heart

by Noel Carroll

Noel Carroll, film scholar and philosopher, offers the first serious look at the aesthetics of horror. In this book he discusses the nature and narrative structures of the genre, dealing with horror as a "transmedia"...


Lima Barreto: New Critical Perspectives

by Lamonte Aidoo, Daniel F. Silva & Earl E. Fitz

This is the first volume of critical essays in English on the much-studied Lima Barreto. Each chapter explores not only his life and vast body of work but also the historical and societal conditions in which...


Robert Browning: Selected Poems

by John Woolford, Daniel Karlin & Joseph Phelan

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889) was one of the defining figures of the Victorian age. Famous in his lifetime for his elopement and marriage to Elizabeth Barratt, his critical reputation grew steadily in the years...


Myth and Creative Writing: The Self-Renewing Song

by ADRIAN MAY

Myth and Creative Writing is a unique and practical guide to the arts of creative writing. It:

  • Gives a historical perspective on the storyteller's art
  • Takes a wide view of myth, to include: legends, folklore,...


The Art of Writing Fiction

by Andrew Cowan

The Art of Writing Fiction guides the reader through the processes of creative writing from journal-keeping to editing, offering techniques for stimulating creativity and making language vivid. Readers will...


John Milton: Selected Longer Poems and Prose

by John Milton & Tony Davies

An edition of Milton's later work rk includes the text of six books of Paradise Lost, The History of Britain and the whole of Samson Agonistes. Through his introduction, commmentary and full annotations, Tony...


Byron: Selected Poetry and Prose

by Lord Byron & Donald A. Low

Donald Low's collection contains Byron's most subversive, spirited and playful poetry as well as his outspoken prose. With helpful and informative annotation and a full bibliography this is an essential study...


The Rise of the Gothic Novel

by Maggie Kilgour

One of the central images conjured up by the gothic novel is that of a shadowy spectre slowly rising from a mysterious abyss. In The Rise of the Gothic Novel, Maggie Kilgour argues that the ghost of the gothic...


Lyric Texts & Consciousness

by Paul Allen Miller

First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Elemental Passions

by Luce Irigaray

First Published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Teahouse of the Almighty

by Patricia Smith

"Smith writes the way Tina Turner sings."--E. Ethelbert Miller


Brooklyn Was Mine

by Valerie Steiker & Chris Knutsen

A tribute to New York City's most literary borough-featuring original nonfiction pieces by today's most celebrated writers.

Of all the urban landscapes in America, perhaps none has so thoroughly infused and...