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  1. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Poetic Gesture

    Myth, Wallace Stevens, and the Desirous Motions of Poetic Language

    By Kristine S. Santilli

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

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

    Published January 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Love American Style

    Divorce and the American Novel, 1881-1976

    By Kimberly Freeman

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

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

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Space and Place of Modernism

    The Little Magazine in New York

    By Adam McKible

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    This book examines reactions to the Russian Revolution by four little magazines of the teens and twenties (The Liberator, The Messenger, The Little Review, and The Dial) in order to analyze some of the ways modernist writers negotiate the competing demands of aesthetics, political commitment and...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Vital Contact

    Downclassing Journeys in American Literature from Melville to Richard Wright

    By Patrick Chura

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    The book analyzes American literature about middle or upper class characters who voluntarily descend the class ranks to experience "vital contact" by living or associating, temporarily, with the poor. The motivations of these characters--and historical figures such as John Reed and Walter Wyckoff--...

    Published October 25th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Nihilism and the Sublime Postmodern

    By William Slocombe

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

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

    Published October 25th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Outsider Citizens

    The Remaking of Postwar Identity in Wright, Beauvoir, and Baldwin

    By Sarah Relyea

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    Outsider Citizens examines a foundational moment in the writing of race, gender, and sexuality––the decade after 1945, when Richard Wright, Simone de Beauvoir, and others sought to adapt existentialism and psychoanalysis to the representation of newly emerging public identities. Relyea offers the...

    Published October 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Twentieth-Century Americanism

    Identity and Ideology in Depression-Era Leftist Literature

    By Andrew Yerkes

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    The main purpose of the book is to expand the scope of revisionary studies of the thirties by analyzing novels using recent innovations in critical theory. The book adds to the research of Barbara Foley, Michael Denning, Alan Wald, and others who have challenged Cold-War-era accounts of the...

    Published October 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  9. Death, Men, and Modernism

    Trauma and Narrative in British Fiction from Hardy to Woolf

    By Ariela Freedman

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    Death, Men and Modernism argues that the figure of the dead man becomes a locus of attention and a symptom of crisis in British writing of the early to mid-twentieth century. While Victorian writers used dying women to dramatize aesthetic, structural, and historical concerns, modernist novelists...

    Published October 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Regenerating the Novel

    Gender and Genre in Woolf, Forster, Sinclair, and Lawrence

    By James J. Miracky

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

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

    Published September 3rd 2013 by Routledge