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Behind the Curtain: Selected Fiction of Fitz-James O'Brien, 1853-1860

by Wayne R. Kime

Behind the Curtain re-introduces the fiction of Fitz-James O'Brien to modern readers by presenting fourteen of his works, five here reprinted for the first time, that together suggest the development and range...


Rumors of War and Infernal Machines: Technomilitary Agenda-Setting in American and British Speculative Fiction

by Charles E. Gannon

This provocative and unique work reveals the remarkably influential role of futuristic literature on contemporary political power in America. Tracing this phenomenon from its roots in Victorian Britain, Gannon...


French Civilization and Its Discontents: Nationalism, Colonialism, Race

by Tyler Stovall & Van Den Georges Abbeele

French Civilization and Its Discontents: Nationalism, Colonialism, Race explores the ways in which considerations of difference, especially colonialism, post-colonialism, and race, have shaped French culture...


What W. H. Auden Can Do for You

by Alexander Mccall Smith

When facing a moral dilemma, Isabel Dalhousie--Edinburgh philosopher, amateur detective, and title character of a series of novels by best-selling author Alexander McCall Smith--often refers to the great twentieth-century...


The Devil Finds Work

by James Baldwin

James Baldwin At The Movies...  Provocative, timeless, brilliant.

Bette Davis's eyes, Joan Crawford's bitchy elegance, Stepin Fetchit's stereotype, Sidney Poitier's superhuman black man...  These are the...


Language Alone: The Critical Fetish of Modernity

by Geoffrey Galt Harpham

How did the concept of language come to dominate modern intellectual history? In Language Alone, Geoffrey Galt Harpham provides at once the most comprehensive survey and most telling critique of the pervasive...


Modern Honor: A Philosophical Defense

by Anthony Cunningham

This book examines the notion of honor with an eye to dissecting its intellectual demise and with the aim of making a case for honor's rehabilitation. Western intellectuals acknowledge honor's influence, but...


Pablo Neruda and the U.S. Culture Industry

by Teresa Longo

In this compelling collection, Teresa Longo gathers a diverse group of critical and poetic voices to analyze the politics of packaging and marketing Neruda and Latin American poetry in general in the United...


Jewish Writers of Latin America: A Dictionary

by Darrell B. Lockhart

Jewish writing has only recently begun to be recognized as a major cultural phenomenon in Latin American literature. Nevertheless, the majority of students and even Latin American literary specialists, remain...


The Book of the Thousand and One Nights

by J.C. Mardrus & E.P. Mathers

First published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Fifty Key Postmodern Thinkers

by Stuart Sim

Postmodernism is an important part of the cultural landscape which continues to evolve, yet the ideas and theories surrounding the subject can be diverse and difficult to understand. Fifty Postmodern Thinkers...


South American Cinema: A Critical Filmography, L915-L994

Remembering the Harlem Renaissance

Perspectives on the Renaissance Medal: Portrait Medals of the Renaissance

by Stephen K. Scher

Published in the year 1999, Perspectives on the Renaissance Medal is a valuable contribution to the field of Literature.


Forever England: Femininity, Literature and Conservatism Between the Wars

by Alison Light

First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Shakespeare, Aphra Behn and the Canon

by Lizbeth Goodman & W.R. Owens

A clear introduction to the idea of the canon, exploring the process by which certain works, and not others, receive high cultural status. The work of Shakespeare and Aphra Behn is used to illustrate and challenge...


Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales Children and the Culture Industry: Fairy Tales, Children, and the Culture Industry

When Dreams Came True: Classical Fairy Tales and Their Tradition: Classical Fairy Tales and Their Tradition

by Jack Zipes

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


Travel Writing

by Casey Blanton

Blanton follows the development of travel writing from classical times to the present, focusing in particular on Anglo-American travel writing since the eighteenth century. He identifies significant theoretical...


Hans Holbein the Younger: A Guide to Research