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  1. The Subject of Tragedy (Routledge Revivals)

    Identity and Difference in Renaissance Drama

    By Catherine Belsey

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1985, The Subject of Tragedy takes the drama of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries as the starting point for an analysis of the differential identities of man and woman. Catherine Belsey charts, in a range of fictional and non-fictional texts, the production in the...

    Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Violence of Representation (Routledge Revivals)

    Literature and the History of Violence

    Edited by Nancy Armstrong, Leonard Tennenhouse

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1989, this collection of essays brings into focus the history of a specific form of violence – that of representation. The contributors identify representations of self and other that empower a particular class, gender, nation, or race, constructing a history of the west as the...

    Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Ideology of Conduct (Routledge Revivals)

    Essays in Literature and the History of Sexuality

    Edited by Nancy Armstrong, Leonard Tennenhouse

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In The Ideology of Conduct, first published in 1987, scholars from various fields, from the medieval period to the present day, discuss literature in which the sole purpose is to instruct women in how to make themselves desirable. This collection investigates how middle-class writers who had long...

    Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Edward Carpenter (Routledge Revivals)

    In Appreciation

    Edited by Gilbert Beith

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Edward Carpenter: In Appreciation, first published in 1931, presents a collection of tributes to and reminiscences about the renowned socialist poet, pioneering gay rights activist, environmentalist and political thinker. Embroiled in controversy with prominent figures of all political persuasions...

    Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Library Editions: The English Language

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    This set reissues 29 books on the English language, originally published between 1932 and 2003. Together, the volumes cover key topics within the larger subject of the English Language, including grammar, dialect and the history of English. Written and edited by an international set of scholars,...

    Published July 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Doing Sociolinguistics

    A practical guide to data collection and analysis

    By Miriam Meyerhoff, Erik Schleef, Laurel MacKenzie

    Doing Sociolinguistics: A practical guide to data collection and analysis provides an accessible introduction and guide to the methods of data collection and analysis in the field of sociolinguistics. It offers students the opportunity to engage directly with some of the foundational and more...

    Published July 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Narrative Theory, Literature, and New Media

    Narrative Minds and Virtual Worlds

    Edited by Mari Hatavara, Matti Hyvärinen, Maria Mäkelä, Frans Mäyrä

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Offering an interdisciplinary approach to narrative, this book investigates storyworlds and minds in narratives across media, from literature to digital games and reality TV, from online sadomasochism to oral history databases, and from horror to hallucinations. It addresses two core questions of...

    Published July 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Institutions of World Literature

    Writing, Translation, Markets

    Edited by Stefan Helgesson, Pieter Vermeulen

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This volume engages critically with the recent and ongoing consolidation of "world literature" as a paradigm of study. On the basis of an extended, active, and ultimately more literary sense of what it means to institute world literature, it views processes of institutionalization not as...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Companion to Literary Myths, Heroes and Archetypes

    Edited by Pierre Brunel

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in French in 1988, and in English in 1992, this companion explores the nature of the literary myth in a collection of over 100 essays, from Abraham to Zoroaster. Its coverage is international and draws on legends from prehistory to the modern age throughout literature, whether...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Tradition and Innovation in Folk Literature

    By Wolfgang Mieder

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In this book, first published in 1987, Wolfgang Mieder follows the intriguing trail of some of the best known pieces of folk literature, tracing them from their roots to modern uses in advertising, journalism, politics, cartoons, and poetry. He reveals both the remarkable adaptability of these...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge