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Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

From Joyce to Rushdie, Modernism to Food Writing, Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Literature looks at both the literature and culture of the 20th century. This series is our home for cutting-edge, upper-level scholarly studies and edited collections. Considering literature alongside religion, popular culture, race, gender, ecology, travel, class, space, and other subjects, titles are characterized by dynamic interventions into established subjects and innovative studies on emerging topics.

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31-35 of 35 results in Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature
  1. Diary Poetics

    Form and Style in Writers’ Diaries, 1915-1962

    By Anna Jackson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

    The diary is a genre that is often thought of as virtually formless, a "capacious hold-all" for the writer’s thoughts, and as offering unmediated access to the diarist’s true self. Focusing on the diaries of Katherine Mansfield, Virginia Woolf, Antonia White, Joe Orton, John Cheever, and Sylvia...

    Published April 6th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Gay Male Fiction Since Stonewall

    Ideology, Conflict, and Aesthetics

    By Les Brookes

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

    The conflict between assimilationism and radicalism that has riven gay culture since Stonewall became highly visible in the 1990s with the emergence and challenge of queer theory and politics. The conflict predates Stonewall, however—indeed, Jonathan Dollimore describes it as "one of the most...

    Published January 25th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Cold War Literature

    Writing the Global Conflict

    Edited by Andrew Hammond

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

    The Cold War was the longest conflict in a century defined by the scale and brutality of its conflicts. In the battle between the democratic West and the communist East there was barely a year in which the West was not organising, fighting or financing some foreign war. It was an engagement that...

    Published October 12th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Modern Confessional Writing

    New Critical Essays

    Edited by Jo Gill

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

    A comprehensive and scholarly account of this popular and influential genre, the essays in this collection explore confessional literature from the mid-twentieth century to the present day, and include the writing of John Berryman, Anne Sexton, Ted Hughes and Helen Fielding. Drawing on a wide...

    Published October 12th 2009 by Routledge

  5. The Early Poems

    John Milton: Twentieth Century Perspectives

    Edited by Martin Evans

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

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

    Published November 7th 2002 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Critical Approaches to American Working-Class Literature
    Edited by Michelle Tokarczyk
    To Be Published November 21st 2014
  2. James Joyce, Science, and Modernist Print Culture: “The Einstein of English Fiction”
    By Jeffrey S. Drouin
    To Be Published December 18th 2014
  3. British Spy Fiction and the End of Empire
    By Sam Goodman
    To Be Published July 1st 2015

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