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Forthcoming American & Canadian Literature Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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...

    To Be Published June 20th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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....

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Fictions of the Black Atlantic in American Foundational Literature

    By Gesa Mackenthun

    Series: Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

    This book is a significant contribution to existing research on the themes of race and slavery in the founding literature of the United States. It extends the boundaries of existing research by locating race and slavery within a transnational and 'oceanic' framework. The author applies critical...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Hemingway on Politics and Rebellion

    Edited by Lauretta Conklin Frederking

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    Hemingway has been labeled a ‘communist sympathizer,’ ‘elitist’, and a ‘rugged individualist.’ This volume embraces the complexity of political advocacy in Hemingway’s novels and short stories. Hemingway’s characters physically, intellectually and spiritually become part of resisting current...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. AIDS Literature and Gay Identity

    The Literature of Loss

    By Monica B. Pearl

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

    This book discusses the significance of late twentieth century and early twenty first century American fiction written in response to the AIDS crisis and interrogates how sexual identity is depicted and constructed textually. Pearl develops Freudian psychoanalytic theory in a complex account of the...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Stories, Meaning, and Experience

    Narrativity and Enaction

    By Yanna B. Popova

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

    This book presents a complete reconsideration of the nature of narrative organization developed in the framework of a new and comprehensive approach to cognitive science: enaction. This new paradigm offers an understanding of human cognition based in the perception and sensory motor dynamics of an...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  7. In Her Own Voice

    Nineteenth-Century American Women Essayists

    By Sherry L. Linkon

    Series: Gender and Genre in Literature

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

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Routledge Companion to Native American Literature

    Edited by Deborah Madsen

    Series: Routledge Literature Companions

    The Routledge Companion to Native American Literature engages the multiple scenes of tension — historical, political, cultural, and aesthetic — that constitutes a problematic legacy in terms of community identity, ethnicity, gender and sexuality, language, and sovereignty in the study of Native...

    To Be Published October 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Sino-Japanese War and Youth Literature

    Friends and Foes on the Battlefield

    By Minjie Chen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Education and Society in Asia

    This book is the first to focus on how the Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945)—fought in the Asian-Pacific theatre between Imperial Japan and China, with the U.S. as the latter’s major military ally—has been represented in non-English and English sources for children and young adults. A cross-cultural...

    To Be Published October 15th 2015 by Routledge

  10. War Gothic in Literature and Culture

    Edited by Steffen Hantke, Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    In the context of the current explosion of interest in Gothic literature and popular culture, this interdisciplinary collection of essays explores for the first time the rich and long-standing relationship between war and the Gothic. Critics have described the global Seven Year’s War as the "...

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge