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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 52 new and published books in the subject of Postmodernism Literature — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Feminine Fictions

    Revisiting the Postmodern

    By Patricia Waugh

    Series: RLE: 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

  2. Abjection, Melancholia and Love

    The Work of Julia Kristeva

    Edited by John Fletcher, Andrew Benjamin

    Series: RLE: 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Contemporary Dystopian Fiction for Young Adults

    Brave New Teenagers

    Edited by Carrie Hintz, Balaka Basu, Katherine R. Broad

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    From the jaded, wired teenagers of M.T. Anderson's Feed to the spirited young rebels of Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games trilogy, the protagonists of Young Adult dystopias are introducing a new generation of readers to the pleasures and challenges of dystopian imaginings. As the dark universes of...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Diseases and Disorders in Contemporary Fiction

    The Syndrome Syndrome

    Edited by James Peacock, Tim Lustig

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

    The essays in this collection address the current preoccupation with neurological conditions and disorders in contemporary literature by British and American writers. The book places these fictional treatments within a broader cultural and historical context, exploring such topics as the two...

    Published March 26th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Sound and Aural Media in Postmodern Literature

    Novel Listening

    By Justin St. Clair

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

    This study examines postmodern literature— including works by Kurt Vonnegut, William Gaddis, Don DeLillo, Philip K. Dick, Ishmael Reed, and Thomas Pynchon —arguing that one of the formal logics of postmodern fiction is heterophonia: a pluralism of sound. The postmodern novel not only bears...

    Published March 26th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Life of Ezra Pound (Routledge Revivals)

    By Noel Stock

    First published in 1970, this is a detailed and balanced biography of one of the most controversial literary figures of the twentieth century. Ezra Pound, an American who left home for Venice and London at the age of twenty-three, was a leading member of ‘the modern movement’, a friend and helper...

    Published July 31st 2012 by Routledge

  10. 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 June 11th 2012 by Routledge