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  1. 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...

    To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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....

    To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Out of Touch

    Skin Tropes and Identities in Woolf, Ellison, Pynchon, and Acker

    By Maureen F. Curtin

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

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

    To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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....

    To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Other Orpheus

    A Poetics of Modern Homosexuality

    By Merrill Cole

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

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

    To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Museum Mediations

    Reframing Ekphrasis in Contemporary American Poetry

    By Barbara K. Fisher

    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...

    To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  7. Parsing the City

    Jonson, Middleton, Dekker, and City Comedy's London as Language

    By Heather Easterling

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    Parsing the City updates our understanding of Jacobean city comedy’s discursive role in its London society. Working with three major plays by Ben Jonson and Thomas Middleton and Thomas Dekker, this book develops an updated reading of Jacobean city comedy as a dramatic subgenre whose...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Romantic Sublime and Middle-Class Subjectivity in the Victorian Novel

    By Stephen Hancock

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Fatal News

    Reading and Information Overload in Early Eighteenth-Century Literature

    By Katherine E. Ellison

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    What was "information" in the early eighteenth century, and what influence did the emergence of information, as potential physical and psychological threat, have on readers of the period? Recent scholarship in eighteenth-century print culture and in twenty-first-century media studies and theory...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Figure of Consciousness

    William James, Henry James and Edith Wharton

    By Jill M. Kress

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

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

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge