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New and Published Books

  1. Modernism (Routledge Revivals)

    By Peter Faulkner

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1977, this book focuses on Modernism, one of the most frequently used terms in the discussion of twentieth-century literature and culture. It provides an historical account of the concept, showing the relation of Modernism to Victorian culture and uses the work of Henry James and...

    Published August 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Theorizing Modernisms

    Essays in Critical Theory

    Edited by Steve Giles

    At a time when postmodernism seems to have achieved a dominant position in cultural and critical theory, the contributors to this volume present a much needed corrective to the misleading images of modernism which have dominated recent debate. Theorizing Modernisms includes an account of European...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Turgenev and the Context of English Literature 1850-1900

    By Glyn Turton

    Turgenev and the Context of English Literature examines the cultural outlook in the Anglo-Saxon world in the second half of the nineteenth century by looking at the reception of Turgenev's work during the period. By analysing the timing and quality of the contemporary English translations of...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Susan Sontag (Routledge Revivals)

    The Elegiac Modernist

    By Sohnya Sayres

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1990, this is the first book-length study of Susan Sontag: essayist and analyst of culture, author of ‘Notes on Camp’ and Illness as Metaphor, novelist, reviewer, and filmmaker. It was modernism, and the excitement it created in her, that "rescued" Sontag from childhood in...

    Published August 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Dramatizing Time in Twentieth-Century Fiction

    By William Vesterman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

    How have twentieth-century writers used techniques in fiction to communicate the human experience of time? Dramatizing Time in Twentieth-Century Fiction explores this question by analyzing major narratives of the last century that demonstrate how time becomes variously manifested to reflect and...

    Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Cinema and the Origins of Literary Modernism

    By Andrew Shail

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Modernist writing has always been linked with cinema. The recent renaissance in early British film studies has allowed cinema to emerge as a major historical context for literary practice. Treating cinema as a historical rather than an aesthetic influence, this book analyzes the role of early...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  7. T.S. Eliot's Civilized Savage

    Religious Eroticism and Poetics

    By Laurie MacDiarmid

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    T. S. Eliot's Civilized Savage revisits this poet's drafts and canonical poetry in a sometimes dismissive critical arena . While contemporary readers emphasize Eliot's charged personal life, his anti-Semitism, his political conservatism, and his misogyny, Laurie MacDiarmid argues that although...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Machine that Sings

    Modernism, Hart Crane and the Culture of the Body

    By Gordon A. Tapper

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    Examining how Crane's corporeal aesthetic informs poems written across the span of his career, The Machine That Sings focuses on four texts in which Crane's preoccupation with the body reaches its apoge. Tapper treats Voyages, The Wine Merchant, and Possessions as a triptych of erotic poems in...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. Literary Ghosts from the Victorians to Modernism

    The Haunting Interval

    By Luke Thurston

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

    This book resituates the ghost story as a matter of literary hospitality and as part of a vital prehistory of modernism, seeing it not as a quaint neo-gothic ornament, but as a powerful literary response to the technological and psychological disturbances that marked the end of the Victorian era....

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Routledge Companion to Experimental Literature
    Edited by Joe Bray, Alison Gibbons, Brian McHale
    To Be Published September 29th 2014
  2. Claude Simon
    Edited by Celia Britton
    To Be Published September 30th 2014
  3. Modernist Fiction: An Introduction, 2nd Edition
    By Randall Stevenson
    To Be Published September 30th 2014
  4. Fifty Modern and Contemporary Dramatists
    Edited by Maggie B. Gale, John F. Deeney
    To Be Published November 24th 2014
  5. Galdos
    By Jo Labanyi
    To Be Published December 14th 2014

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