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  1. The Empire Writes Back

    Theory and Practice in Post-Colonial Literatures

    By Bill Ashcroft, Gareth Griffiths, Helen Tiffin

    Series: New Accents

    The experience of colonization and the challenges of the post-colonial world have produced an explosion of new writing in English. This diverse and powerful body of literature has established a specific practice of colonial writing in cultures as diverse as India, Australia, the West Indies, Africa...

    Published September 20th 1989 by Routledge

  2. Telling Stories

    A Theoretical Analysis of Narrative Fiction

    By Steven Cohan, Linda M. Shires

    Series: New Accents

    Telling Stories overturns traditional definitions of narrative by arguing that any story, whether a Bette Davis film, a jeans ad, a Jane Austen novel of a 'Cathy' comic, must be related to larger cultural networks. The authors show how meanings and subjectivity do not exist in isolation, but are...

    Published October 19th 1988 by Routledge

  3. Making a Difference

    Feminist Literary Criticism

    Edited by Gayle Green, Coppélia Kahn

    Series: New Accents

    Feminist scholarship employs gender as a fundamental organizing category of human experience, holding two related premises: men and women have different perceptions or experiences in the same contexts, the male perspective having been dominant in fields of knowledge; and that gender is not a...

    Published December 18th 1985 by Routledge

  4. Metafiction

    The Theory and Practice of Self-Conscious Fiction

    By Patricia Waugh

    Series: New Accents

    Metafiction begins by surveying the state of contemporary fiction in Britain and America and explores the complex political, social and economic factors which influence critical judgment of fiction. The author shows how, as the novel has been eclipsed by the mass media, novelists have sought to...

    Published October 17th 1984 by Routledge

  5. Narrative Fiction

    Contemporary Poetics

    Series: New Accents

    First published in 1983. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 4th 1983 by Routledge

  6. Fantasy

    The Literature of Subversion

    By Dr Rosemary Jackson

    Series: New Accents

    This study argues against vague interpretations of fantasy as mere escapism and seeks to define it as a distinct kind of narrative. A general theoretical section introduces recent work on fantasy, notably Tzventan Todorov's The Fantastic: A Structural Approach to a Literary Genre (1973). Dr Jackson...

    Published April 15th 1981 by Routledge

  7. The Semiotics of Theatre and Drama

    By Keir Elam

    Series: New Accents

    First published in 1980. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 1st 1980 by Routledge

  8. Subculture

    The Meaning of Style

    By Dick Hebdige

    Series: New Accents

    'Hebdige's Subculture: The Meaning of Style is so important: complex and remarkably lucid, it's the first book dealing with punk to offer intellectual content. Hebdige [...] is concerned with the UK's postwar, music-centred, white working-class subcultures, from teddy boys to mods and rockers to...

    Published August 15th 1979 by Routledge

  9. Formalism and Marxism

    By Tony Bennett

    Series: New Accents

    First published in 1979. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 16th 1979 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Fantasy: The Literature of Subversion
    By Dr Rosemary Jackson
    To Be Published December 14th 2014

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