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  1. Negotiating Copyright

    Authorship and the Discourse of Literary Property Rights in Nineteenth-Century America

    By Martin T. Buinicki

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

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

    Published December 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Will the Circle Be Unbroken?

    Family and Sectionalism in the Virginia Novels of Kennedy, Caruthers, and Tucker, 1830-1845

    By John L. Hare

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

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

    Published December 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Through the Negative

    The Photographic Image and the Written Word in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

    By Megan Williams

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    The Civil War was the first 'image war', as photographs of the battlefields became the dominant means for capturing an epochal historical moment. At the same time, writers used the Civil War to present both their notions of nation and their ideas about the new intersections between photography and...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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....

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Unsettled Narratives

    The Pacific Writings of Stevenson, Ellis, Melville and London

    By David Farrier

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    In the nineteenth-century Pacific, the production of a text of encounter occurred in tandem with the production of a settled space; asserting settler presence through the control of the space and the context of the encounter. Indigenous resistance therefore took place through modes of...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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