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  1. Satire and the Postcolonial Novel

    V.S. Naipaul, Chinua Achebe, Salman Rushdie

    By John Clement Ball

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    Satire plays a prominent and often controversial role in postcolonial fiction. Satire and the Postcolonial Novel offers the first study of this topic, employing the insights of postcolonial comparative theories to revisit Western formulations of "satire" and the "satiric."...

    Published July 8th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Narrative Desire and Historical Reparations

    A.S. Byatt, Ian McEwan, and Salman Rushdie

    By Timothy Gauthier

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

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

    Published June 21st 2009 by Routledge

  3. The Life Writing of Otherness

    Woolf, Baldwin, Kingston, and Winterson

    By Lauren Rusk

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    Focusing on innovative works by Woolf, Baldwin, Kingston and Winterson, the author analyzes how they each represent the self as unique, collectively "other," and inclusively human, and how these conflicting aspects of selfhood interact....

    Published June 15th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Cosmopolitan Fictions

    Ethics, Politics, and Global Change in the Works of Kazuo Ishiguro, Michael Ondaatje, Jamaica Kincaid, and J. M. Coetzee

    By Katherine Stanton

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    Participating in the reframing of literary studies, Cosmopolitan Fictions identifies, as "cosmopolitan fiction", a genre of global literature that investigates the ethics and politics of complex and multiple belonging. The fictions studied by Katherine Stanton represent and revise the global...

    Published June 15th 2009 by Routledge

  5. The Colonizer Abroad

    Island Representations in American Prose from Herman Melville to Jack London

    By Christopher McBride

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    Looking at a diverse series of authors--Herman Melville, Richard Henry Dana, Jr., Mark Twain, Charles Warren Stoddard, and Jack London--The Colonizer Abroad claims that as the U.S. emerged as a colonial power in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the literature of the sea became a literature...

    Published June 15th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Postmodern Counternarratives

    Irony and Audience in the Novels of Paul Auster, Don DeLillo, Charles Johnson, and Tim O'Brien

    By Christopher Donovan

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    This book provides a wide-ranging discussion of realism, postmodernism, literary theory and popular fiction before focusing on the careers of four prominent novelists. Despite wildly contrasting ambitions and agendas, all four grow progressively more sympathetic to the expectations of a mainstream...

    Published June 15th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Fictional Feminism

    How American Bestsellers Affect the Movement for Women's Equality

    By Kim Loudermilk

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

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

    Published June 15th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Labor Pains

    Emerson, Hawthorne, & Alcott on Work, Women, & the Development of the Self

    By Carolyn Maibor

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    This book explores the importance of work and its role in defining and developing the self. Maibor reveals how the writings of Emerson, Hawthorne, and Alcott delve into notions of equality through this emphasis on labor. In doing so she challenges the traditional view of Emerson as unconcerned with...

    Published June 15th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Feminist Utopian Novels of the 1970s

    Joanna Russ and Dorothy Bryant

    By Tatiana Teslenko

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

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

    Published June 15th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Wilderness City

    The Post-War American Urban Novel from Nelson Algren to John Edger Wideman

    By Ted Clontz

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

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

    Published June 15th 2009 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Museum Mediations: Reframing Ekphrasis in Contemporary American Poetry
    By Barbara K. Fisher
    To Be Published December 3rd 2014
  2. Negotiating Copyright: Authorship and the Discourse of Literary Property Rights in Nineteenth-Century America
    By Martin T. Buinicki
    To Be Published December 19th 2014
  3. Through the Negative: The Photographic Image and the Written Word in Nineteenth-Century American Literature
    By Megan Williams
    To Be Published December 19th 2014
  4. Will the Circle Be Unbroken?: Family and Sectionalism in the Virginia Novels of Kennedy, Caruthers, and Tucker, 1830-1845
    By John L. Hare
    To Be Published December 19th 2014
  5. Segregated Miscegenation: On the Treatment of Racial Hybridity in the North American and Latin American Literary Traditions
    By Carlos Hiraldo
    To Be Published January 5th 2015
  6. Out of Touch: Skin Tropes and Identities in Woolf, Ellison, Pynchon, and Acker
    By Maureen F. Curtin
    To Be Published January 5th 2015
  7. The Other Orpheus: A Poetics of Modern Homosexuality
    By Merrill Cole
    To Be Published January 5th 2015
  8. The Real Negro: The Question of Authenticity in Twentieth-Century African American Literature
    By Shelly Eversley
    To Be Published January 5th 2015
  9. Depression Glass: Documentary Photography and the Medium of the Camera-Eye in Charles Reznikoff, George Oppen, and William Carlos Williams
    By Monique Vescia
    To Be Published January 5th 2015
  10. William Morris and the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings
    By Andrea Elizabeth Donovan
    To Be Published April 29th 2015

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