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  1. The Funeral of a Giraffe: Seven Stories

    Seven Stories

    By Kyoko Iriye Selden, Taeko Tomioka, Noriko Mizuta

    A collection of short stories by scriptwriter-poet turned fiction writer Taeko Tomioka. Taeko deconstructs the discourse of the nuclear family and heterosexuality in gendered Japanese culture. Her stories focus on ordinary people unfettered by introspection or a search for life's ultimate meaning....

    Published November 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Society and Literature 1945-1970 (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Alan Sinfield

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1983, this book focuses on the twentieth-century writer as both a product, and an interpreter, of his or her society. It explores the social basis of our conceptions of literature and the ways in which writing is affected by the media, institutional and technical, through which...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Living Milton (Routledge Revivals)

    Essays by Various Hands

    By Sir Frank Kermode

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Various aspects of Milton are explored in this collection of essays by scholars whose reputations were, at the time of publication in 1960, perhaps largely based on their writings on more modern subjects. This had the advantage of demonstrating that Milton as a poet is "alive" and that other...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Puzzles and Epiphanies (Routledge Revivals)

    Essays and Reviews 1958-1961

    By Sir Frank Kermode

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1962, is a collection of twenty-four essays written by Frank Kermode between 1958 and early 1961, and are all concerned with criticism and fiction. Puzzles and Epiphanies: Essays and Reviews 1958-1961 includes essays on the works of James Joyce, William Golding, E. M....

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Reading the Renaissance (Routledge Revivals)

    Culture, Poetics, and Drama

    Edited by Jonathan Hart

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Reading the Renaissance, first published in 1996, is a collection of essays discussing the literature, drama, poetics and culture of the Renaissance period. The Renaissance, which extends from about 1300 to 1700 depending on the country, was originally a rebirth of the arts but has also come to...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Ezra Pound and the Appropriation of Chinese Poetry

    Cathay, Translation, and Imagism

    By Ming Xie

    Series: Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Representations of Technology in Science Fiction for Young People

    By Noga Applebaum

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    In this new book, Noga Applebaum surveys science fiction novels published for children and young adults from 1980 to the present, exposing the anti-technological bias existing within a genre often associated with the celebration of technology. Applebaum argues that perceptions of technology as a...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Artificial Culture

    Identity, Technology, and Bodies

    By Tama Leaver

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Artificial Culture is an examination of the articulation, construction, and representation of "the artificial" in contemporary popular cultural texts, especially science fiction films and novels. The book argues that today we live in an artificial culture due to the deep and inextricable...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Locating Postcolonial Narrative Genres

    Edited by Walter Goebel, Saskia Schabio

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    This volume explores how postcolonial texts have determined the evolution or emergence of specific formal innovations in narrative genres. While the prominence of questions of cultural identity in postcolonial studies has prevented due attention to concerns of literary form and aesthetics, this...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Aristophanes and Women (Routledge Revivals)

    By Lauren K. Taaffe

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Aristophanes and Women, first published in 1993, investigates the workings of the great Athenian comedian’s ‘women plays’ in an attempt to discern why they were in fact probably quite funny to their original audiences. It is argued that modern students, scholars, and dramatists need to consider...

    Published November 7th 2014 by Routledge