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  1. Encyclopedia of Contemporary British Culture

    Edited by Peter Childs, Michael Storry

    Series: Encyclopedias of Contemporary Culture

    Boasting more than 970 alphabetically-arranged entries, the Encyclopedia of Contemporary British Culture surveys British cultural practices and icons in the latter half of the twentieth century. It examines high and popular culture and encompasses both institutional and alternative aspects of...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. British Cultural Identities

    4th Edition

    Edited by Mike Storry, Peter Childs

    In British Cultural Identities, Mike Storry and Peter Childs assess the degree to which being British impinges on the identity of the many people who live in Britain. They analyze contemporary British identity through the various and changing ways in which people who live in the UK position...

    Published November 28th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Modernism

    2nd Edition

    By Peter Childs

    Series: The New Critical Idiom

    The modernist movement radically transformed the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century literary establishment, and its effects are still felt today. Modernism introduces and analyzes what amounted to nothing less than a literary and cultural revolution. In this fully updated and revised...

    Published October 31st 2007 by Routledge

  4. Ian McEwan's Enduring Love

    A Routledge Study Guide

    By Peter Childs

    Series: Routledge Guides to Literature

    Ian McEwan is one of Britain's most inventive and important contemporary writers. Also adapted as a film, his novel Enduring Love (1997) is a tale of obsession that has both troubled and enthralled readers around the world. Renowned author Peter Childs explores the intricacies of this haunting...

    Published December 19th 2006 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge Dictionary of Literary Terms

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Peter Childs, Roger Fowler

    Series: Routledge Dictionaries

    A twenty-first century version of Roger Fowler’s 1973 Dictionary of Modern Critical Terms, this latest edition of The Routledge Dictionary of Literary Terms is the most up-to-date guide to critical and theoretical concepts available to students of literature at all levels. With over forty newly...

    Published September 28th 2005 by Routledge

  6. British Cultural Identities

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Michael Storry, Peter Childs

    analyzes contemporary British identity from the various and changing ways in which people who live in the UK position themselves and are positioned by their culture today. Each chapter covers one of the seven intersecting themes:* place and environment* education, work and leisure* gender, sex and...

    Published August 7th 2002 by Routledge

  7. E.M. Forster's A Passage to India

    A Routledge Study Guide and Sourcebook

    Edited by Peter Childs

    Series: Routledge Guides to Literature

    E. M. Forster's most challenging work, A Passage to India has since 1924 provoked debate on topics from imperialism to modernism to ethnicity, sexuality and symbolism. This sourcebook introduces not only the novel but the key issues which surround it. This sourcebook offers: * a contextual and...

    Published June 19th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Modernism

    By Peter Childs

    Series: The New Critical Idiom

    A succinct but authoritative analysis of one of the most important literary innovations of the last hundred years. This guide explains the pan-European origins of the radical literary changes which occurred in the novel, poetry and drama....

    Published May 17th 2000 by Routledge

  9. The Twentieth Century in Poetry

    By Peter Childs

    Until now, most teaching has focused on the novel as the most useful way of raising issues of gender, ethnicity, theory, nationality, politics and social class. In The Twentieth Century in Poetry Peter Childs places literature in a wider social context and demonstrates that all poetry is...

    Published October 21st 1998 by Routledge

  10. Introduction To Post-Colonial Theory

    By Peter Childs, Patrick Williams

    The first book of its kind in the field, this timely introduction to post- colonial theory offers lucid and accessible summaries of the major work of key theorists such as Frantz Fanon, Edward Said.Homi Bhabha and Gayatri Spivak. The Guide also Explores the lines of resistance against colonialism...

    Published December 18th 1996 by Routledge

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