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  1. John Barth (Routledge Revivals)

    By Heide Ziegler

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    John Barth represents most completely what has been termed postmodernism, not because his work comprises more postmodernist features than other contemporary writers but because, for Barth, "life" and "art" are two sides of the same coin. In this brief study, first published in 1987, Heide Ziegler...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 25th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Voice Terminal Echo (Routledge Revivals)

    Postmodernism and English Renaissance Texts

    By Jonathan Goldberg

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1986, this title examines a set of English Renaissance texts by Shakespeare, Spenser, Herbert, Marvell and Milton, within the theoretic framework of postmodern thought. Following an opening chapter that argues for the value of this conjunction as a way of understanding literary...

    Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. Realism and Power (Routledge Revivals)

    Postmodern British Fiction

    By Alison Lee

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1990, this study focuses on the subversive techniques of British postmodernist fiction and examines its challenge to Realist traditions, and the liberal humanist ideology behind it. Exploring the concept of literary postmodernism, and the strategies and philosophies to which it...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Feminine Fictions

    Revisiting the Postmodern

    By Patricia Waugh

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women, Feminism and Literature

    ‘Postmodernism’ and ‘feminism’ have become familiar terms since the 1960s, developing alongside one another and clearly sharing many strong points of contact. Why then have the critical debates arising out of these movements had so little to say about each other? Patricia Waugh addresses the...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Abjection, Melancholia and Love

    The Work of Julia Kristeva

    Edited by John Fletcher, Andrew Benjamin

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women, Feminism and Literature

    This volume begins with a new essay by Julia Kristeva, ‘The Adolescent Novel’, in which she examines the relation between novelistic writing and the experience of adolescence as an ‘open structure’. It is this blend of the literary with the psychoanalytic that places Kristeva’s work central to...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Contemporary Jewish Writing

    Austria After Waldheim

    By Andrea Reiter

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    This book examines Jewish writers and intellectuals in Austria, analyzing filmic and electronic media alongside more traditional publication formats over the last 25 years. Beginning with the Waldheim affair and the rhetorical response by the three most prominent members of the survivor generation...

    Published November 19th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Vampire in Contemporary Popular Literature

    By Lorna Piatti-Farnell

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

    Prominent examples from contemporary vampire literature expose a desire to re-evaluate and re-work the long-standing, folkloristic interpretation of the vampire as the immortal undead. This book explores the "new vampire" as a literary trope, offering a comprehensive critical analysis of vampires...

    Published November 4th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Fifty Key Postmodern Thinkers

    By Stuart Sim

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Postmodernism is an important part of the cultural landscape which continues to evolve, yet the ideas and theories surrounding the subject can be diverse and difficult to understand. Fifty Postmodern Thinkers critically examines the work of fifty of the most important theorists within the...

    Published May 12th 2013 by Routledge