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New and Published Books

  1. 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 May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Modernism, Gender, and Culture

    A Cultural Studies Approach

    Edited by Lisa Rado

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Travel and Modernist Literature

    Sacred and Ethical Journeys

    By Alexandra Peat

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

    Through close readings of works from Henry James to W. E. B. Du Bois, and from Virginia Woolf to Jean Rhys, this book discusses how fictional travelers negotiate and adapt various tropes of travel (such as quest, expatriation, displacement, and exile) as models for their own journeys. Specifically,...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Djuna Barnes, T. S. Eliot and the Gender Dynamics of Modernism

    Tracing Nightwood

    By Monika Lee

    This study looks at the origins of the modernist movement, linking gender, modernism and the literary, before considering the bearing these discourses had on Djuna Barnes's writing. The main contribution of this innovative and scholarly work is the exploration of the editorial changes that T. S....

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Making Subject(s)

    Literature and the Emergence of National Identity

    By Allen Carey-Webb

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

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. James Joyce, Science, and Modernist Print Culture

    “The Einstein of English Fiction”

    By Jeffrey S. Drouin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

    This book makes an important intervention in the ongoing debates about modernism, science, and the divisions of early Twentieth-Century print culture. In order to establish Joyce's place in the nexus of modernism and scientific thought, Drouin uses the methods of periodical studies and textual...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Fifty Modern and Contemporary Dramatists

    Edited by Maggie B. Gale, John F. Deeney

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Fifty Modern and Contemporary and Dramatists is a critical introduction to the work of some of the most important and influential playwrights from the 1950s to the present day. The figures chosen are among the most widely studied by students of drama, theatre and literature and include such...

    Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Routledge Companion to Experimental Literature

    Edited by Joe Bray, Alison Gibbons, Brian McHale

    Series: Routledge Literature Companions

    What is experimental literature? How has experimentation affected the course of literary history, and how is it shaping literary expression today? Literary experiment has always been diverse and challenging, but never more so than in our age of digital media and social networking, when the very...

    Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Romanticism and Modernity

    Edited by Thomas Pfau, Robert Mitchell

    Though traditionally defined as a relatively brief time period - typically the half century of 1780-1830 - the "Romantic era" constitutes a crucial, indeed unique, transitional phase in what has come to be called "modernity," for it was during these fifty years that myriad disciplinary, aesthetic,...

    Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 September 1st 2014 by Routledge