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  1. 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 science fiction's cinematic power rests in its ability to imagine ‘Other’ worlds that challenge and disturb the lived conditions of the ‘real’...

    Published July 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Companion to Literary Myths, Heroes and Archetypes

    Edited by Pierre Brunel

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in French in 1988, and in English in 1992, this companion explores the nature of the literary myth in a collection of over 100 essays, from Abraham to Zoroaster. Its coverage is international and draws on legends from prehistory to the modern age throughout literature, whether...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Tradition and Innovation in Folk Literature

    By Wolfgang Mieder

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In this book, first published in 1987, Wolfgang Mieder follows the intriguing trail of some of the best known pieces of folk literature, tracing them from their roots to modern uses in advertising, journalism, politics, cartoons, and poetry. He reveals both the remarkable adaptability of these...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Ibsen

    An Approach

    By Janko Lavrin

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1950, could best be described as a combination of literary, psychological and social criticism. Considerable space is allotted to the personal inner drama of Ibsen, which provides not only a clue to his art but shows how most of his themes inevitably grew out of the...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Gogol

    By Janko Lavrin

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1926, aimed to introduce to English readers to a great and complex foreign writer in as simple terms as possible. As this was the first extensive study of Gogol in English, the author chiefly considered the general characteristics of the man and his work. This book...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. An Introduction to the Russian Novel

    By Janko Lavrin

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In this book, first published in 1943, Janko Lavrin provides an overview of the development of the Russian novel by placing the great Russian novelists – Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Turgenev, Gorky, Gogol – in relation to their native literature and their social, political and cultural backgrounds. An...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Nature, Environment and Poetry

    Ecocriticism and the poetics of Seamus Heaney and Ted Hughes

    By Susanna Lidström

    Series: Routledge Environmental Humanities

    The environmental challenges facing humanity in the twenty-first century are not only acute and grave, they are also unprecedented in kind, complexity and scope. Nonetheless, or therefore, the political response to problems such as climate change, biodiversity loss and widespread pollution...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. British Spy Fiction and the End of Empire

    By Sam Goodman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

    The position of spy fiction is largely synonymous in popular culture with ideas of patriotism and national security, with the spy himself indicative of the defence of British interests and the preservation of British power around the globe. This book reveals a more complicated side to these...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Gore On Stage

    The Plays of Catherine Gore

    Edited by John Franceschina

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

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Theories of Play and Postmodern Fiction

    By Brian Edwards

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge