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  1. Gilles Deleuze

    By Claire Colebrook

    Series: Routledge Critical Thinkers

    Why think? Not, according to Gilles Deleuze, in order to be clever, but because thinking transforms life. Why read literature? Not for pure entertainment, Deleuze tells us, but because literature can recreate the boundaries of life. With his emphasis on creation, the future and the enhancement of...

    Published September 6th 2001 by Routledge

  2. French Food

    On the Table, On the Page, and in French Culture

    By Lawrence R. Schehr, Allen S. Weiss

    More than a book about food alone, French Food uses diet as a window into issues of nationality, literature, and culture in France and abroad. Outstanding contributors from cultural studies, literary criticism, performance studies, and the emerging field of food studies explore a wide range of...

    Published August 3rd 2001 by Routledge

  3. Take Up Thy Bed and Walk

    Death, Disability, and Cure in Classic Fiction for Girls

    By Lois Keith

    Take Up Thy Bed and Walk provides an in-depth critical analysis of a number of nineteenth and early twentieth-century works for girls that reflect widespread beliefs that a disabled life isn't a full life and that patients can cure themselves through force of will....

    Published July 26th 2001 by Routledge

  4. Who Killed Shakespeare

    What's Happened to English Since the Radical Sixties

    By Patrick Brantlinger

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 23rd 2001 by Routledge

  5. Iberian Cities

    Edited by Joan Ramon Resina

    Series: Hispanic Issues

    This multi-disciplinary study explores the explosion of cultural, social, linguistic, and architectural development in urban and rural settlements on and surrounding the Iberian peninsula during the 20th century....

    Published June 7th 2001 by Routledge

  6. Class

    By Gary Day

    Series: The New Critical Idiom

    This book traces the phenomenon of class from the medieval to the postmodern period, uniquely examining its relevance to literary and cultural analysis. Drawing on historical, sociological and literary writings, Gary Day:* gives an account of class at different historical moments* shows the role of...

    Published April 26th 2001 by Routledge

  7. The Postcolonial Exotic

    Marketing the Margins

    By Graham Huggan

    Travel writing, it has been said, helped produce the rest of the world for a Western audience. Could the same be said more recently of postcolonial writing? In The Postcolonial Exotic, Graham Huggan examines some of the processes by which value is attributed to postcolonial works within their...

    Published March 15th 2001 by Routledge

  8. The Nineteenth-Century Novel: Identities

    Edited by Dennis Walder

    The Nineteenth-Century Novel: Identities provides an ideal starting point for understanding gender in the novels of this period. It explores the place of fiction in constructing gender identity within society at large, considering Madame Bovary, Portrait of a Lady and The Woman in White. The book...

    Published March 15th 2001 by Routledge

  9. Canon Vs. Culture

    Reflections on the Current Debate

    Edited by Jan Groak

    Series: Wellesley Studies in Critical Theory, Literary History and Culture

    Canon Vs. Culture explores the consequences of one of the main educational shifts of the last quarter century-- the changes from academic inquiry conducted through a selected list of accepted authorities to an investigation of the cultural operations of an entire society....

    Published January 3rd 2001 by Routledge

  10. Reception Study

    From Literary Theory to Cultural Studies

    Edited by James L. Machor, Philip Goldstein

    Reception study is an important tool for understanding how readers encounter texts and absorb information. This up-to-date selection of the most important published work lays out the principles of reception study and its major theoreticians, and goes on to show how the method is being widely used...

    Published December 27th 2000 by Routledge