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  1. Death, Men, and Modernism

    Trauma and Narrative in British Fiction from Hardy to Woolf

    By Ariela Freedman

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    Death, Men and Modernism argues that the figure of the dead man becomes a locus of attention and a symptom of crisis in British writing of the early to mid-twentieth century. While Victorian writers used dying women to dramatize aesthetic, structural, and historical concerns, modernist novelists...

    Published October 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Regenerating the Novel

    Gender and Genre in Woolf, Forster, Sinclair, and Lawrence

    By James J. Miracky

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

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

    Published September 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. The End of the Mind

    The Edge of the Intelligible in Hardy, Stevens, Larking, Plath, and Gluck

    By DeSales Harrison

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

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

    Published September 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Narrative Mutations

    Discourses of Heredity and Caribbean Literature

    By Rudyard Alcocer

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    Given the welcomed shift throughout the academy away from essentialist and biologically fixed understandings of "race" and the body, it is a curiosity worth exploring that so many sophisticated-and even radical-narratives retain physical and behavioral heredity as a guiding trope. The persistence...

    Published September 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. From Within the Frame

    Storytelling in African-American Studies

    By Bertram D. Ashe

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    The book explores the written representation of African-American oral storytelling from Charles Chesnutt, Zora Neale Hurston and Ralph Ellison to James Alan McPherson, Toni Cade Bambara and John Edgar Wideman. At its core, the book compares the relationship of the "frame tale"-an inside-the-text...

    Published September 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Balancing the Books

    Faulkner, Morrison and the Economies of Slavery

    By Erik Dussere

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    Balancing the Books represents a sophisticated examination of the ongoing engagement of American literature with the economies of slavery through the works of William Faulkner and Toni Morrison. Both Faulkner and Morrison write about the relationship between race, identity, and history, and about...

    Published September 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Eugenic Fantasies

    Racial Ideology in the Literature and Popular Culture of the 1920's

    By Betsy Lee Nies

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    Eugenic Fantasies is an innovative work that combines interpretive strategies from the fields of psychoanalysis, anthropology, and literary studies to create a new model for theorizing race....

    Published September 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Imperial Quest and Modern Memory from Conrad to Greene

    By Julia Rawa

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    The Imperial Quest and Modern Memory explores relationships between narrative and imperium in the context of Western Modernism by examining the Quest as a vexed trope in Heart of Darkness, Passage to India, The Sheltering Sky, and The Quiet American. The book takes stock of twentieth century theory...

    Published August 21st 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Ethics of Exile

    Colonialism in the Fictions of Charles Brockden Brown and J.M. Coetzee

    By Timothy Strode

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

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

    Published August 21st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Zionism and Revolution in European-Jewish Literature

    By Laurel Plapp

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    Zionism and Revolution in European-Jewish Literature examines twentieth-century Jewish writing that challenges imperialist ventures and calls for solidarity with the colonized, most notably the Arabs of Palestine and Africans in the Americas. Since Edward Said defined orientalism in 1978 as a...

    Published May 14th 2013 by Routledge