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  1. Seneca (Routledge Revivals)

    By Costa C.D.N.

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This volume, first published in 1974, offers a selection of modern perspectives on Seneca, covering his prose treatises, his letters and his tragedies. For centuries literary and philosophical circles had to take Seneca seriously, even if they could not always respect him, and although his...

    Published June 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. New Directions in Gothic Children’s Literature

    Edited by Karen Coats, Anna Jackson

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    This volume compliments The Gothic in Children’s Literature (2007), which addressed a gap in the critical literature between adult Gothic narrative and children’s and young adult literature in the Gothic tradition, discussing the early intersection of the genres and the contemporary manifestations...

    Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Aristophanes and Women (Routledge Revivals)

    By Lauren K. Taaffe

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Aristophanes and Women, first published in 1993, investigates the workings of the great Athenian comedian’s ‘women plays’ in an attempt to discern why they were in fact probably quite funny to their original audiences. It is argued that modern students, scholars, and dramatists need to consider...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Challenging and Controversial Picturebooks

    Creative and critical responses to visual texts

    Edited by Janet Evans

    It is often assumed that picturebooks are for very young readers because of their emphasis on the illustrations and their scarcity of text; however, there are increasing numbers of picturebooks where the age of the implied reader is questionable. These are picturebooks whose controversial...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Men, Power and Liberation

    Readings of Masculinities in Spanish American Literatures

    Edited by Amit Thakkar, Chris Harris

    Each contribution to this book discusses key issues arising from the portrayal of men and the formation of masculine identities in a range of representative and landmark texts, fictional and non-fictional, drawn from different historical periods and from various countries in the Hispanophone...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Community and Culture in Post-Soviet Cuba

    By Guillermina De Ferrari

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Following the disintegration of the Soviet Union, the globalization of Cuban culture, along with the bankruptcy of the state, partly modified the terms of intellectual engagement. However, no significant change took place at the political level. In Community and Culture in Post-Soviet Cuba, De...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Foundations of the Modern Post Office (8-vol. EP set)

    Edited by Megumi Arai

    - This is a facsimile reprint collection of eight books on the British Post Office, originally published during a period of rapid modernization. - Written mainly by those who worked for the Post Office, or who were closely involved in the early development of postal systems, and based on their...

    Published May 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Justice as Attunement

    Transforming Constitutions in Law, Literature, Economics and the Rest of Life

    By Richard Dawson

    The meaning of an expression resides not in the expression itself but in the experience of a person’s engagement with it. Meaning will be different not only to different people but also to the same person at different times. This book offers a way of attending to these different meanings. This way...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. A Coat of Many Colours

    Occasional Essays

    By Herbert Read

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Herbert Read and Selected Works

    This book, first published in 1947, is collection of critical essays by Herbert Read that had not been previously published in book form. The essays cover several different subject areas, including literature, art, architecture, and film, from a span of twenty years. This title will be of interest...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Tenth Muse

    Essays in Criticism

    By Herbert Read

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Herbert Read and Selected Works

    This book, first published in 1957, is a collection of Herbert Read’s essays on various topics. The essays explore many different subjects and themes, including art, literature, religion and philosophy. This title will be of interest to a variety of readers....

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge