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  1. Rachmaninoff's Recollections

    By Oskar von Riesemann

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1934, contains the recollections of the varied and coloured life of a great pianist and composer, who is one of the most striking figures of the musical world. Rachmaninoff dictated his memoires to the author of this book, and much of the story is therefore told in the...

    Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The English Vision

    An Anthology

    Edited by Herbert Read

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Herbert Read and Selected Works

    This anthology, first published in 1939, aimed to present the English ideal in its various aspects as expressed by representative Englishmen. This book will be of interest to students of literature and to the general reader....

    Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Herbert Read

    A Memorial Symposium

    Edited by Robin Skelton

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Herbert Read and Selected Works

    As a poet and critic of art and literature, and as a social and political philosopher, Sir Herbert Read exerted an important influence on the culture of his time. Not only did he assist and inspire many writers and artists, but through his work for the idea of ‘education through art’, he greatly...

    Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. National Identities in Pakistan

    The 1971 war in contemporary Pakistani fiction

    By Cara Cilano

    In 1971, a war which took place in Pakistan that resulted in the establishment of two separate countries; East Pakistan became Bangladesh, leaving the remaining four western provinces to comprise a truncated Pakistan. This book examines how literature by those who remained Pakistanis acts as a...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Black Imagination, Science Fiction and the Speculative

    Edited by Sandra Jackson, Julie Moody Freeman

    This book expands the discourse as well as the nature of critical commentary on science fiction, speculative fiction and futurism – literary and cinematic by Black writers. The range of topics include the following: black superheroes; issues and themes in selected works by Octavia Butler; selected...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Tales of Bluebeard and His Wives from Late Antiquity to Postmodern Times

    By Shuli Barzilai

    Series: Routledge Studies in Folklore and Fairy Tales

    This project provides an in-depth study of narratives about Bluebeard and his wives, or narratives with identifiable Bluebeard motifs, and the intertextual and extratextual personal, political, literary, and sociocultural factors that have made the tale a particularly fertile ground for an author’s...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Novel Notions

    Medical Discourse and the Mapping of the Imagination in Eighteenth-Century English Fiction

    By Katherine E. Kickel

    Medical, popular, and literary understanding about the imagination converged when Thomas Willis asserted that he had discovered the area of the brain that facilitated imagining. Taking this 'discovery' as paradigmatic, Novel Notions examines the reverberations of the medical investigation of the...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Shifting Focus

    Strangers and Strangeness in Literature and Education

    Edited by Peter Roberts

    Series: Educational Philosophy and Theory

    There is a long history of interest in ‘strangers’ and ‘strangeness’ in the West. Literature lends itself particularly well to an exploration of the strange in its richly varied forms, having often contained portraits of outsiders. These portraits depict people who are strange in their unusual...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Identity and Power in Narratives of Displacement

    By Katrina M. Powell

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    In this book, Powell examines the ways that identities are constructed in displacement narratives based on cases of eminent domain, natural disaster, and civil unrest, attending specifically to the rhetorical strategies employed as barriers and boundaries intersect with individual lives. She...

    Published February 25th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Essays on Fiction 1971-82 (Routledge Revivals)

    By Sir Frank Kermode

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In this book, which was first published in 1983, Frank Kermode looks in particular at the revived Russian Formalism, a highly original body of literary theory that flourished in the years immediately following the Revolution, and at the work of Roman Jakobson, one of its most distinguished...

    Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge