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  1. Women on the Edge

    Ethnicity and Gender in Short Stories by American Women

    Edited by Corinne H. Dale

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

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Shakespeare's America, America's Shakespeare (Routledge Revivals)

    By Michael D. Bristol

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1990, this title explores the nature of the interaction between Shakespeare and American culture. Shakespeare stands at the center of an elaborate institutional reality, closely tied to both cultural and ideological production. His plays, Michael Bristol asserts, help to...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Race and the Production of Modern American Nationalism

    Edited by Reynolds J. Scott-Childress

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

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Langston Hughes

    The Man, His Art, and His Continuing Influence

    Edited by C. James Trotman

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Gender, Race, and American Science Fiction

    Reflections on Fantastic Identities

    By Jason Haslam

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This book focuses on the interplay of gender, race, and their representation in American science fiction, from the nineteenth-century through to the twenty-first, and across a number of forms including literature and film. Haslam explores the reasons why SF provides such a rich medium for both the...

    Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Dead Letters to the New World

    Melville, Emerson, and American Transcendentalism

    By Michael McLoughlin

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    This book contextualises and details Herman Melville's artistic career and outlines the relationship between Melville and Ralph Waldo Emerson. Michael McLoughlin divides Melville's professional career as a novelist into two major phases corresponding to the growth and shift in his art. In the...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Politics and Aesthetics in Contemporary Native American Literature

    Across Every Border

    By Matthew Herman

    Over the last twenty years, Native American literary studies has taken a sharp political turn. In this book, Matthew Herman provides the historical framework for this shift and examines the key moments in the movement away from cultural analyses toward more politically inflected and motivated...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Defining the Atlantic Community

    Culture, Intellectuals, and Policies in the Mid-Twentieth Century

    Edited by Marco Mariano

    Series: Routledge Research in Atlantic Studies

    In this volume, essays by scholars from both sides of the Atlantic open new perspectives on the construction of the "Atlantic community" during World War II and the early Cold War years. Based on original approaches bringing together diplomatic history and the history of culture and ideas, the book...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Antebellum American Women Writers and the Road

    American Mobilities

    By Susan L. Roberson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

    A study of American women’s narratives of mobility and travel, this book examines how geographic movement opened up other movements or mobilities for antebellum women at a time of great national expansion. Concerned with issues of personal and national identity, the study demonstrates how women not...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Three Radical Women Writers

    Class and Gender in Meridel Le Sueur, Tillie Olsen, and Josephine Herbst

    By Nora Ruth Roberts

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge