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  1. Depression Glass

    Documentary Photography and the Medium of the Camera-Eye in Charles Reznikoff, George Oppen, and William Carlos Williams

    By Monique Vescia

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    This interdisciplinary study examines the interrelations between the documentary poetics of "Objectivism" in the United States during the 1930s. Focusing on three volumes published by the Objectivist Press in 1934--Charles Reznikoff's Testimony, George Oppen's Discrete Series, and William Carlos...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Real Negro

    The Question of Authenticity in Twentieth-Century African American Literature

    By Shelly Eversley

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    In this book, Shelly Eversley historicizes the demand for racial authenticity - what Zora Neale Hurston called 'the real Negro' - in twentieth-century American literature. Eversley argues that the modern emergence of the interest in 'the real Negro' transforms the question of what race an author...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Segregated Miscegenation

    On the Treatment of Racial Hybridity in the North American and Latin American Literary Traditions

    By Carlos Hiraldo

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Negotiating Copyright

    Authorship and the Discourse of Literary Property Rights in Nineteenth-Century America

    By Martin T. Buinicki

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. William Morris and the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings

    By Andrea Elizabeth Donovan

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, founded by artist and craftsman William Morris in 1877, sought to preserve the integrity of historic buildings by preventing unnecessary repairs and additions. William Morris's intention and that of the SPAB, as outlined by the original manifesto...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Will the Circle Be Unbroken?

    Family and Sectionalism in the Virginia Novels of Kennedy, Caruthers, and Tucker, 1830-1845

    By John L. Hare

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 5th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Museum Mediations

    Reframing Ekphrasis in Contemporary American Poetry

    By Barbara K. Fischer

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    This interdisciplinary study participates in the ongoing critical conversation about postwar American poetry and visual culture, while advancing that field into the arena of the museum. Turning to contemporary poems about the visual arts that foreground and interrogate a museum setting, the book...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Through the Negative

    The Photographic Image and the Written Word in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

    By Megan Williams

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    The Civil War was the first 'image war', as photographs of the battlefields became the dominant means for capturing an epochal historical moment. At the same time, writers used the Civil War to present both their notions of nation and their ideas about the new intersections between photography and...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Foreign Bodies

    Trauma, Corporeality, and Textuality in Contemporary American Culture

    By Laura Di Prete

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    "Foreign Bodies" investigates the relation between the notion of trauma and possible forms of representation within the necessary constraints that traumatic experience itself imposes. While many influential trauma theorists have focused on the notion of textual "voice" in their search for...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Intimate and Authentic Economies

    The American Self-Made Man from Douglass to Chaplin

    By Tom Nissley

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge