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  1. Mothers and Other Clowns (Routledge Revivals)

    The Stories of Alice Munro

    By Magdalene Redekop

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1992, this is the first study of the work of Alice Munro to focus on her obsession with mothering, and to relate it to the hallucinatory quality of her magic realism. A bizarre collection of clowning mothers parade across the pages of Munro’s fiction, playing practical jokes,...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Amadas and Ydoine (Routledge Revivals)

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This translation, first published in 1993, presents a little-known medieval romance to readers who do not know Old French, or who are generally unfamiliar with the literature of the Middle Ages. Probably composed between 1190 and 1220, the major interest of Amadas and Ydoine to modern readers is...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Jaufre (Routledge Revivals)

    An Occitan Arthurian Romance

    By Ross Arthur

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This translation, first published in 1992, presents one of the most memorable poems of the ‘romance’ genre of medieval literature, largely because it contains a number of surprises and falsified expectations. Jaufre, the hero, arrives at the court of King Arthur with a total and naïve faith in the...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Lords of Fleet Street

    The Harmsworth Dynasty

    By Richard Bourne

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

    Originally published in 1990. The Harmsworth family, starting with Lord Northcliffe (1865-1922) is the greatest and most influential press dynasty Britain has known. The dynasty has had by far the greatest impact on the shape of the press today of all the great press families. The Harmsworths were...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Garvin of the Observer

    By David Ayerst

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

    Originally published in 1985. One of the most distinguished editors in the history of British journalism, J. L. Garvin created the Sunday newspaper as we now know it. His career at the Observer spanned the golden age of the British press when newspapers had a powerful influence on political affairs...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Last Chronicle of Bouverie Street

    By George Glenton, William Pattinson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

    Originally published in 1963. This book tells the story of the closure of the News Chronicle and its London evening companion The Star as seen by two journalists on the News Chronicle. They describe the Daily News tradition, record some of its finest hours and write about some of the greatest...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Revisiting the Poetic Edda

    Essays on Old Norse Heroic Legend

    Edited by Paul Acker, Carolyne Larrington

    Series: Routledge Medieval Casebooks

    Bringing alive the dramatic poems of Old Norse heroic legend, this new collection offers accessible, ground-breaking and inspiring essays which introduce and analyse the exciting legends of the two doomed Helgis and their valkyrie lovers; the dragon-slayer Sigurðr; Brynhildr the implacable...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Endangering Science Fiction Film

    Edited by Sean Redmond, Leon Marvell

    Series: AFI Film Readers

    Endangering Science Fiction Film explores the ways in which science fiction film is a dangerous and endangering genre. The collection argues that its cinematic power rests in its ability to imagine ‘Other’ worlds that challenge and disturb the lived conditions of the ‘real’ world, as it is...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Adapting Chekhov

    The Text and its Mutations

    Edited by J. Douglas Clayton, Yana Meerzon

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    This book considers the hundred years of re-writes of Anton Chekhov’s work, presenting a wide geographical landscape of Chekhovian influences in drama. The volume examines the elusive quality of Chekhov’s dramatic universe as an intricate mechanism, an engine in which his enigmatic characters exist...

    To Be Published July 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Elizabethan Grotesque (Routledge Revivals)

    By Neil Rhodes

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The comic grotesque is a powerful element in a great deal of Elizabethan literature, but one which has attracted scant critical attention. In this study, first published in 1980, Neil Rhodes examines the nature of the grotesque in late sixteenth-century culture, and shows the part it played in the...

    To Be Published July 28th 2015 by Routledge