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Conflicted Identities and Multiple Masculinities: Men in the Medieval West

by Jacqueline Murray

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


Modernism Gender and Culture: A Cultural Studies Approach

by Lisa Rado

"First Published in 1997, Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company."


Contemporary Legend: A Reader

by Gillian Bennett & Paul Smith

First Published in 1996, Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


John Steinbeck and His Contemporaries

by Stephen K. George & Barbara A. Heavilin

In March of 2006, scholars from around the world gathered in Sun Valley, Idaho for a conference devoted to not only John Steinbeck but also to the authors whose work influenced, informs, or illuminates his writings....


Songs of the Troubadours and Trouveres: An Anthology of Poems and Melodies

by Samuel N. Rosenberg, Margaret Switten & Gerard Le Vot

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


Exposes and Excess: Muckraking in America, 1900 / 2000

by Cecelia Tichi

From robber barons to titanic CEOs, from the labor unrest of the 1880s to the mass layoffs of the 1990s, two American Gilded Ages—one in the early 1900s, another in the final years of the twentieth century—mirror...


Crossing Borders: Love Between Women in Medieval French and Arabic Literatures

by Sahar Amer

Crossing Borders explores cross-cultural representations of gender and sexual practices in the medieval French and Arabic traditions. Amer demonstrates that the medieval Arabic tradition on eroticism played...


Adaptations of Laurence Sterne's Fiction: Sterneana, 1760-1840

by Mary-Céline Newbould

Exploring how readers received and responded to literary works in the long eighteenth century, Newbould focuses on the role played by Laurence Sterne's fiction and its adaptations. Placing her examination of...


The Mobile Story: Narrative Practices with Locative Technologies

by Jason Farman

What happens when stories meet mobile media? In this cutting-edge collection, contributors explore digital storytelling in ways that look beyond the desktop to consider how stories can be told through mobile,...


Ulysses and the Poetics of Cognition

by Patrick Colm Hogan

Given Ulysses' perhaps unparalleled attention to the operations of the human mind, it is unsurprising that critics have explored the work's psychology. Nonetheless, there has been very little research that draws...


Parrots and Nightingales: Troubadour Quotations and the Development of European Poetry

by Sarah Kay

Studying the medieval tradition of quoting verbatim from troubadour songs, Sarah Kay explores works produced along the arc of the northern Mediterranean in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, illuminating...


International Bohemia: Scenes of Nineteenth-Century Life

by Daniel Cottom

Daniel Cottom traces the vagabond word "bohemia" as it migrated across national borders over the course of the nineteenth century—from France to the United States, England, Italy, Spain, and Germany—and...


The Persistence of Allegory: Drama and Neoclassicism from Shakespeare to Wagner

by Jane K. Brown

In an impressively comparative work, Jane K. Brown explores the tension in European drama between allegory and neoclassicism from the sixteenth through the nineteenth century. Imitation of nature is generally...


Power Play: The Literature and Politics of Chess in the Late Middle Ages

by Jenny Adams

Reading through influential texts of the later Middle Ages, Adams shows how specific representations of chess encoded concerns about political organization, civic community, and individual autonomy.


Blind Impressions: Methods and Mythologies in Book History

by Joseph A. Dane

Joseph A. Dane examines the field of material book history by questioning its most basic assumptions and definitions: How is print defined? What are the limits of printing history? What constitutes evidence?...


The Poetics of Piracy: Emulating Spain in English Literature

by Barbara Fuchs

Amid thorny issues of translation and appropriation, imperial rivalry, the rise of commercial authorship, and anxieties about authenticity, Barbara Fuchs traces how early modern English writers borrowed Spanish...


Inexpressible Privacy: The Interior Life of Antebellum American Literature

by Milette Shamir

Few concepts are more widely discussed or more passionately invoked in American public culture than the concept of privacy. Milette Shamir traces the peculiarly American obsession with privacy back to the middle...


Exotic Nation: Maurophilia and the Construction of Early Modern Spain

by Barbara Fuchs

Barbara Fuchs examines the paradoxes in the construction of Spain in relation to its Moorish heritage through an analysis of Spanish literature, costume, language, architecture, and chivalric practices from...


That Floating Bridge

by Benj DeMott

Alive to history in the making, this volume examines Barack Obama’s and Lyndon Johnson’s presidency, the killing of Trayvon Martin and the death of Andrew Breitbart, Occupy Wall Street and “America...


The Ritual Culture of Victorian Professionals: Competing for Ceremonial Status, 1838-1877

by Albert D. Pionke

Focusing on the middle decades of the nineteenth century, Pionke's book historicizes the relationship of ritual, class and public status in Victorian England. Through analysis of magazines, court cases, law...