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  1. Latino/a Literature in the Classroom

    Twenty-first-century approaches to teaching

    Edited by Frederick Luis Aldama

    In one of the most rapidly growing areas of literary study, this volume provides the first comprehensive guide to teaching Latino/a literature in all variety of learning environments. Essays by internationally renowned scholars offer an array of approaches and methods to the teaching of the novel,...

    Published May 25th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Courting Power

    Persuasion and Politics in the Early Thirteenth Century

    By Laurie Shepard

    This text chronicles a change in epistolary persuasion in the 1230's, crystallized at the imperial chancery of Frederick II, Emperor from 1220-1250. There, traditional appeals, premised on authority and harmony, were challenged by letters in which historical circumstances functioned as an integral...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Ethics and Aesthetics of Vulnerability in Contemporary British Fiction

    By Jean-Michel Ganteau

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

    This book visits vulnerability in contemporary British fiction, considering vulnerability in its relation to poetics, politics, ethics, and trauma. Vulnerability and risk have become central issues in contemporary culture, and artistic productions have increasingly made it their responsibility to...

    Published May 18th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Modernism, Gender, and Culture

    A Cultural Studies Approach

    Edited by Lisa Rado

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Victorian Urban Settings

    Essays on the Nineteenth-Century City and Its Contexts

    Edited by Debra N. Mancoff, D.J. Trela

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. New Directions in 21st-Century Gothic

    The Gothic Compass

    Edited by Lorna Piatti-Farnell, Donna Lee Brien

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This book brings together a carefully selected range of contemporary disciplinary approaches to new areas of Gothic inquiry. Moving beyond the representational and historically based aspects of literature and film that have dominated Gothic studies, this volume both acknowledges the contemporary...

    Published May 6th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Postcolonial Comics

    Texts, Events, Identities

    Edited by Binita Mehta, Pia Mukherji

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    This collection examines new comic-book cultures, graphic writing, and bande dessinée texts as they relate to postcolonialism in contemporary Anglophone and Francophone settings. The individual chapters are framed within a larger enquiry that considers definitive aspects of the postcolonial...

    Published May 4th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Historical Imagination of G.K. Chesterton

    Locality, Patriotism, and Nationalism

    By Joseph McCleary

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    This study examines a selection of Chesterton’s novels, poetry, and literary criticism and outlines the distinctive philosophy of history that emerges from these writings. Looking at Chesteron's relationship with and influence upon authors including William Cobbett, Sir Walter Scott, Belloc, Shaw,...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Uses of the Future in Early Modern Europe

    Edited by Andrea Brady, Emily Butterworth

    Series: Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

    Is modernity synonymous with progress? Did the Renaissance really break with the cyclical, agrarian time of the Middle Ages, inaugurating a new concept of irreversible time in a secular culture defined by development? How does methodology affect scholarly responses to the idea of the future in the...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. William Morris and the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings

    By Andrea Elizabeth Donovan

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, founded by artist and craftsman William Morris in 1877, sought to preserve the integrity of historic buildings by preventing unnecessary repairs and additions. William Morris's intention and that of the SPAB, as outlined by the original manifesto...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge