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  1. Paradise Discourse, Imperialism, and Globalization

    Exploiting Eden

    By Sharae Deckard

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    This comparative study, the first of its kind, discusses paradise discourse in a wide range of writing from Mexico, Zanzibar, and Sri Lanka, including novels by authors such as Malcolm Lowry, Leonard Woolf, Juan Rulfo, Wilson Harris, Abdulrazak Gurnah, and Romesh Gunesekera. Tracing dialectical...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Colonialism, Race, and the French Romantic Imagination

    By Pratima Prasad

    Series: Routledge Studies in Romanticism

    This book investigates how French Romanticism was shaped by and contributed to colonial discourses of race. It studies the ways in which metropolitan Romantic novels—that is, novels by French authors such as Victor Hugo, George Sand, Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, François René de Chateaubriand, Claire...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Overheard Voices

    Address and Subjectivity in Postmodern American Poetry

    By Ann Keniston

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    Overheard Voices examines poetic address and in particular apostrophe (the address of absent or inanimate others) in the work of four post-World War II American poets, with a focus on loss, desire, figuration, audience, and subjectivity. By approaching these crucial issues from an unexpected angle-...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Different Dispatches

    Journalism in American Modernist Prose

    By David T. Humphries

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    In "Different Dispatches", David Humphries brings together in a new way a diverse group of well-known American writers of the inter-war period including: Willa Cather, Sherwood Anderson, Ernest Hemmingway, Zora Neale Hurston, James Agee and Robert Penn Warren. He demonstrates how these writers...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Audiobooks, Literature, and Sound Studies

    Edited by Matthew Rubery

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This is the first scholarly work to examine the cultural significance of the "talking book" since the invention of the phonograph in 1877, the earliest machine to enable the reproduction of the human voice. Recent advances in sound technology make this an opportune moment to reflect on the...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Psychology of Science Text Comprehension

    Edited by José Otero, José A. León, Arthur C. Graesser

    This volume's goal is to provide readers with up-to-date information on the research and theory of scientific text comprehension. It is widely acknowledged that the comprehension of science and technological artifacts is very difficult for both children and adults. The material is conceptually...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  7. New Directions in the Analysis of Multimodal Discourse

    Edited by Terry D. Royce, Wendy Bowcher

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Second Language Acquisition Theory and Pedagogy

    Edited by Fred R. Eckman, Jean Mileham, Rita Rutkowski Weber, Diane Highland, Peter W. Lee

    A volume on second-language acquisition theory and pedagogy is, at the same time, a mark of progress and a bit of an anomaly. The progress is shown by the fact that the two disciplines have established themselves as areas of study not only distinct from each other, but also different from...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Research on Politeness in the Spanish-Speaking World

    Edited by Maria Elena Placencia, Carmen Garcia-Fernandez

    One of the main contributions of this important book is that it offers a thorough survey of the theoretical and empirical developments that have occurred in the area of (im)politeness in the different regions of the Spanish-speaking world, gathering together overviews by distinguished scholars.&...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Land and Nationalism in Fictions from Southern Africa

    By James Graham

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    In this volume, Graham investigates the relation between land and nationalism in South African and Zimbabwean fiction from the 1960s to the present. This comparative study, the first of its kind, discusses a wide range of writing against a backdrop of regional decolonization, including novels by...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Discourses of Postcolonialism in Contemporary British Children's Literature
    By Blanka Grzegorczyk
    To Be Published September 22nd 2014
  2. Interrogating Popular Culture: Key Questions
    By Stacy Takacs
    To Be Published September 23rd 2014
  3. Deleuze and Pragmatism
    Edited by Simone Bignall, Sean Bowden, Paul Patton
    To Be Published September 23rd 2014
  4. Disturbing Argument
    Edited by Catherine Palczewski
    To Be Published September 23rd 2014
  5. Jacques Derrida: Key Concepts
    Edited by Claire Colebrook
    To Be Published September 23rd 2014

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