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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Herbert Read and Selected Works

    By Herbert Read

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Herbert Read and Selected Works

    Herbert Read and Selected Works includes four of Herbert Read’s most seminal works; A Coat of Many Colours: Occasional Essays, The English Vision: An Anthology, The Tenth Muse: Essays in Criticism and The Politics of the Unpolitical. This collection also includes the title Herbert Read: A Memorial...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Aesthetics After Metaphysics

    From Mimesis to Metaphor

    By Miguel Beistegui

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This book focuses on a dimension of art which the philosophical tradition (from Plato to Hegel and even Adorno) has consistently overlooked, such was its commitment – explicit or implicit – to mimesis and the metaphysics of truth it presupposes. De Beistegui refers to this dimension, which unfolds...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. Analyzing Social Narratives

    By Shaul R. Shenhav

    Series: Routledge Series on Interpretive Methods

    Interpreting human stories, whether those told by individuals, groups, organizations, nations, or even civilizations, opens a wide scope of research options for understanding how people construct, shape, and reshape their perceptions, identities, and beliefs. Such narrative research is a rapidly...

    Published May 12th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Susan Sontag (Routledge Revivals)

    The Elegiac Modernist

    By Sohnya Sayres

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1990, this is the first book-length study of Susan Sontag: essayist and analyst of culture, author of ‘Notes on Camp’ and Illness as Metaphor, novelist, reviewer, and filmmaker. It was modernism, and the excitement it created in her, that "rescued" Sontag from childhood in...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Continuities (Routledge Revivals)

    By Sir Frank Kermode

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Continuities, first published in 1968, is a collection of reviews by Frank Kermode that appeared from 1962 to 1967. Kermode discusses a variety of novelists, poets, and critics, including T. S. Eliot, Northrop Frye, Wallace Stevens, Edmund Wilson, and Wallace Stevens. History and politics are two...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Meaning of Ideology

    Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Michael Freeden

    This is the first collection to bring together leading scholars from diverse disciplines to offer a variety of perspectives on ideology and its analysis, emphasizing the input of different intellectual and scholarly traditions to the meaning of ideology. The articles explore commonalities in the...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Texts and Textuality

    Textual Instability, Theory, and Interpretation

    By Philip G. Cohen

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

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge