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  1. Carnivalizing Difference

    Bakhtin and the Other

    Edited by Peter I. Barta, Paul Allen Miller, Charles Platter, David Shepherd

    Series: Routledge Harwood Studies in Russian and European Literature

    It has seemed at times that there is no neutral territory between those who see Bakhtin as the practitioner of a kind of neo-Marxist, or at least materialist, deconstruction and those who look at the same texts and see a defender of traditional, liberal humanist values and classical conceptions of...

    Published September 8th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Consuming Agency in Fairy Tales, Childlore, and Folkliterature

    By Susan Honeyman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Folklore and Fairy Tales

    In this book Honeyman looks at manifestations of youth agency (and representations of agency produced for youth) as depicted in fairy tales, childlore and folk literature, investigating the dynamic of ideological manipulation and independent resistance as it can be read or expressed in bodies...

    Published September 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Visualisation in Popular Fiction 1860-1960

    Graphic Narratives, Fictional Images

    By Stuart Sillars

    Visualisation in Popular Fiction 1860-1960 explores the important but neglected tradition of illustrated fiction in English. It suggests new analytical approaches for its study by offering detailed discussions of a range of representative texts, including Mary Webb's Gone to Earth and Daphne du...

    Published August 27th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Emergence of the Digital Humanities

    By Steven E. Jones

    The past decade has seen a profound shift in our collective understanding of the digital network. What was once understood to be a transcendent virtual reality is now experienced as a ubiquitous grid of data that we move through and interact with every day, raising new questions about the social,...

    Published August 12th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Sport, Literature, Society

    Cultural Historical Studies

    Edited by Alexis Tadié, J.A. Mangan, Supriya Chaudhuri

    Series: Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

    Sport studies and sports history have witnessed a recent substantial increase in publications. However, the relationship between literature and sport has been little explored. Sport, Literature, Society looks at a wide variety of case studies ranging from Japan to England, from India to...

    Published July 18th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Adaptation Industry

    The Cultural Economy of Contemporary Literary Adaptation

    By Simone Murray

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Adaptation constitutes the driving force of contemporary culture, with stories adapted across an array of media formats. However, adaptation studies has been concerned almost exclusively with textual analysis, in particular with compare-and-contrast studies of individual novel and film pairings....

    Published July 7th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Grotesque

    By Justin Edwards, Rune Graulund

    Series: The New Critical Idiom

    Grotesque provides an invaluable and accessible guide to the use (and abuse) of this complex literary term. Justin D. Edwards and Rune Graulund explore the influence of the grotesque on cultural forms throughout history, with particular focus on its representation in literature, visual art and film...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Zionism and Revolution in European-Jewish Literature

    By Laurel Plapp

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    Zionism and Revolution in European-Jewish Literature examines twentieth-century Jewish writing that challenges imperialist ventures and calls for solidarity with the colonized, most notably the Arabs of Palestine and Africans in the Americas. Since Edward Said defined orientalism in 1978 as a...

    Published May 13th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Reading Beyond the Book

    The Social Practices of Contemporary Literary Culture

    By Danielle Fuller, DeNel Rehberg Sedo

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Literary culture has become a form of popular culture over the last fifteen years thanks to the success of televised book clubs, film adaptations, big-box book stores, online bookselling, and face-to-face and online book groups. This volume offers the first critical analysis of mass reading events...

    Published April 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Retelling Stories, Framing Culture

    Traditional Story and Metanarratives in Children's Literature

    By John Stephens, Robyn McCallum

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    What happens to traditional stories when they are retold in another time and cultural context and for a different audience? This first-of-its-kind study discusses Bible stories, classical myths, heroic legends, Arthurian romances, Robin Hood lore, folk tales, 'oriental' tales, and other stories...

    Published April 2nd 2013 by Routledge