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  1. Fredric Jameson

    By Adam Roberts

    Series: Routledge Critical Thinkers

    An invaluable introduction to the life and work of one of today's most important cultural critics. Studied on most undergraduate literary and cultural studies courses, Fredric Jameson's writing targets subjects from architecture to science fiction, cinema to global capitalism. Of his works, The...

    Published September 7th 2000 by Routledge

  2. The Green Studies Reader

    From Romanticism to Ecocriticism

    Edited by Laurence Coupe

    Green Studies is a booming area for study and The Green Studies Reader is a fantastically comprehensive selection of critical texts which address the connection between ecology, culture, and literature. It offers a complete guide to the growing area of 'ecocriticism' and a wealth of material on...

    Published August 3rd 2000 by Routledge

  3. Russell Hoban/Forty Years

    Essays on His Writings for Children

    By Alida Allison

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 27th 2000 by Routledge

  4. The Mark of the Beast

    The Medieval Bestiary in Art, Life, and Literature

    Edited by Debra Hassig

    Series: Garland Library of Medieval Literature

    The medieval bestiary was a contribution to didactic religious literature, addressing concerns central to all walks of Christian and secular life. These essays analyze the bestiary from both literary and art historical perspectives, exploring issues including kinship, romance, sex, death, and the...

    Published July 27th 2000 by Routledge

  5. Children's Films

    History, Ideology, Pedagogy, Theory

    By Ian Wojik-Andrews

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    This study examines children's films from various critical perspectives, including those provided by classical and current film theory....

    Published July 11th 2000 by Routledge

  6. A Necessary Fantasy?

    The Heroic Figure in Children's Popular Culture

    Edited by Dudley Jones, Tony Watkins

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    This book addresses a variety of issues through the examination of heroic figures in children's popular literature, comics, film, and television....

    Published July 6th 2000 by Routledge

  7. Anna Komnene and Her Times

    Edited by Thalia Gouma-Peterson

    Series: Garland Medieval Casebooks

    This significant critical anthology explores the life of Anna Komnene, the Byzantine context in which she wrote, and the impact of the Alexiad on her times and on subsequent historical works of literature....

    Published May 17th 2000 by Routledge

  8. From Scythia to Camelot

    A Radical Reassessment of the Legends of King Arthur, the Knights of the Round Table, and the Holy Grail

    By C. Scott Littleton, Linda A. Malcor

    Series: Arthurian Characters and Themes

    This volume boldly proposes that the core of the Arthurian and Holy Grail traditions derived not from Celtic mythology, but rather from the folklore of the peoples of ancient Scythia (what are now the South Russian and Ukrainian steppes). Also includes 19 maps....

    Published April 28th 2000 by Routledge

  9. Culture/Metaculture

    By Francis Mulhern

    Series: The New Critical Idiom

    Culture/Metaculture is a stimulating introduction to the meanings of 'culture' in contemporary Western society. This essential survey examines: * culture as an antidote to 'mass' modernity, in the work of Thomas Mann, Julien Benda, José Ortega y Gasset, Karl Mannheim and F. R. Leavis* changing...

    Published March 23rd 2000 by Routledge

  10. Flash and Crash Days

    Brazilian Theater in the Post-Dictatorship Period

    By David George

    Series: Latin American Studies

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 1st 1999 by Routledge