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  1. Authoring the Self

    Self-Representation, Authorship, and the Print Market in British Poetry from Pope through Wordsworth

    By Scott Hess

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    Drawing upon historicist and cultural studies approaches to literature, this book argues that the Romantic construction of the self emerged out of the growth of commercial print culture and the expansion and fragmentation of the reading public beginning in eighteenth-century Britain. Arguing for...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Here and Now

    The Politics of Social Space in D.H. Lawrence and Virginia Woolf

    By Youngjoo San

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    Working at the crossroads of contemporary geographical and cultural theory, the book explores how social spaces function as sites which foreground D. H. Lawrence and Virginia Woolf's critiques of the social order and longings for change. Looking at various social spaces from homes to nations to...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Routledge

  3. An Ethics of Becoming

    Configurations of Feminine Subjectivity in Jane Austen Charlotte Bronte, and George Eliot

    By San Jeong Cho

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    In attempting to conceptualize feminine subjectivity beyond the familiar paradigm of dualism and within the parameters of ethics, this study examines the political and intellectual identity of contemporary poststructuralist feminism and its profound resonance with the nineteenth-century British...

    Published January 29th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Making of the Victorian Novelist

    Anxieties of Authorship in the Mass Market

    By Bradley Deane

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

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

    Published January 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Allegories of Violence

    Tracing the Writings of War in Late Twentieth-Century Fiction

    By Lidia Yuknavitch

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    Allegories of Violence demilitarizes the concept of war and asks what would happen if we understood war as discursive via late 20th Century novels of war....

    Published January 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Ethical Diversions

    The Post-Holocaust Narratives of Pynchon, Abish, DeLillo, and Spiegelman

    By Katalin Orban

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

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

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Border Modernism

    By Christopher Schedler

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

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

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Racial Blasphemies

    Religious Irreverence and Race in American Literature

    By Michael L. Cobb

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    Racial Blasphemies, using critical race theory and literary analysis, charts the tense, frustrated religious language that saturates much twentieth-century American literature. Michael Cobb argues that we should consider religious language as a special kind of language - a language of curse words -...

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Protest and the Body in Melville, Dos Passos, and Hurston

    By Thomas McGlamery

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    This book analyzes the work of Herman Melville, John Dos Passos, and Zora Neale Hurston alongside biographical materials and discourses on the body. Thomas McGlamery views each of these authors' literary output as an effort to "work through" the political meanings associated with the body,...

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Self Wired

    Technology and Subjectivity in Contemporary Narrative

    By Lisa Yaszek

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

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

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge