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  1. Where No Man has Gone Before

    Essays on Women and Science Fiction

    Edited by Lucie Armitt

    Series: RLE: Women, Feminism and Literature

    How do women writers use science fiction to challenge assumptions about the genre and its representations of women? To what extent is the increasing number of women writing science fiction reformulating the expectations of readers and critics? What has been the effect of this phenomenon upon the...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. When Honour's at the Stake (Routledge Revivals)

    By Norman Council

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Renaissance ideas of honour had a profound influence on the English people who formed Shakespeare’s audiences. In When Honour’s at the Stake, first published in 1973, Norman Council describes the increasing importance of these ideas to the themes and structure of a number of Shakespeare’s major...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Resisting Novels (Routledge Revivals)

    Ideology and Fiction

    By Lennard J. Davis

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    "By making friends with signs", Lennard Davis argues, "we are weakening the bond that anchors us to the social world, the world of action, and binding ourselves to the ideological." For the reader, this power of the novel needs to be resisted. But there is a double resistance at work: the novel is...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Genre (Routledge Revivals)

    By Heather Dubrow

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This study, first published in 1982, explores and demonstrates the ways in which an awareness of literary genre can illuminate works as diverse as Milton’s ‘Lycidas’ and Berryman’s Sonnets. The first book to offer a historical survey of genre theory, it traces the history from the Greek...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Joseph Conrad and the Ethics of Darwinism (Routledge Revivals)

    The Challenges of Science

    By Allan Hunter

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1983, this book explores a number of avenues of critical thinking about Joseph Conrad, showing him as an author deeply concerned with humankind’s ethical motivation and its relationship with the ideas of evolution current in his day. Allan Hunter establishes Conrad’s detailed...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Structure of Modernist Poetry (Routledge Revivals)

    By Theo Hermans

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1982, this book provides a descriptive and comparative study of some of the fundamental structural aspects of modernist poetic writing in English, French and German in the first decades of the twentieth century. The work concerns itself primarily with basic structural elements...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Observing Self (Routledge Revivals)

    Rediscovering the Essay

    By Graham Good

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1988, this title is a study of the essay as a literary genre, not just in terms of its general intellectual and literary history, but as an exploration of the creative possibilities of the form. The rise of the essay is discussed in relation to the rise of the novel and the...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Poetry as Testimony

    Witnessing and Memory in Twentieth-century Poems

    By Antony Rowland

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

    This book analyzes Holocaust poetry, war poetry, working-class poetry, and 9/11 poetry as forms of testimony. Rowland argues that testamentary poetry requires a different approach to traditional ways of dealing with poems due to the pressure of the metatext (the original, traumatic events), the...

    Published March 5th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Postcolonial Custodianship

    Cultural and Literary Inheritance

    By Filippo Menozzi

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    This book engages with current developments in postcolonial research, exploring notions of cultural transmission, tradition and modernity, authenticity, cross-cultural aesthetics and postcolonial ethics. The author considers the ethical responsibility of the postcolonial intellectual, enhancing our...

    Published March 4th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Narrative Space and Time

    Representing Impossible Topologies in Literature

    By Elana Gomel

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Space is a central topic in cultural and narrative theory today, although in most cases theory assumes Newtonian absolute space. However, the idea of a universal homogeneous space is now obsolete. Black holes, multiple dimensions, quantum entanglement, and spatio-temporal distortions of relativity...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge