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  1. Reading the Text That Isn't There

    Paranoia in the Nineteenth-Century Novel

    By Mike Davis

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    Through a careful examination of the work of the canonical nineteenth-century novelists, Mike Davis traces conspiracies and conspiratorial fantasy from one narrative site to another....

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. William Empson

    Prophet Against Sacrifice

    By Paul H. Fry

    Series: Critics of the Twentieth Century

    William Empson: Prophet Against Sacrifice provides the most coherent account of Empson's diverse career to date. While exploring the richness of Empson's comic genius, Paul H. Fry serves to discredit the appropriation of his name in recent polemic by the conflicting parties of deconstruction and...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Decolonising Gender

    Literature and a Poetics of the Real

    By Caroline Rooney

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    Through examination of the functions of language and cross-cultural readings of literature – from African queer reading to postcolonial Shakespeare – Rooney explores the nature of the real, providing: a way out of some of the current deadlocks of feminist theory an anti-essentialist...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Poetry and Repetition

    Walt Whitman, Wallace Stevens, John Ashbery

    By Krystyna Mazur

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    This book examines the function of repetition in the work of Walt Whitman, Wallace Stevens and John Ashbery. All three poets extensively employ and comment upon the effects of repetition, yet represent three distinct poetics, considerably removed from one another in stylistic and historical terms....

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. In the Shadows of Divine Perfection

    Derek Walcott's Omeros

    By Lance Callahan

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    In the Shadows of Divine Perfection provides an examination of Derek Walcott's Omeros 1990)- the St. Lucian poet's longest work, and the piece that secured his Nobel Laureate-that reveals the deep-seated bond between the root narratives of ancient Greece to the cultural products and practices of...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Empowering Collaborations

    Writing Partnerships between Religious Women and Scribes in the Middle Ages

    By Kimberley Benedict

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    This study examines partnerships between medieval women and scribes. Kimberly Benedict argues that medieval female visionaries often play prominent roles in collaboration while their male amanuenses serves as supports and foils....

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Geoffrey Hartman

    Criticism as Answerable Style

    By G. Douglas Atkins

    Series: Critics of the Twentieth Century

    `The critic explicitly acknowledges his dependence on prior words that make his word a kind of answer. He calls to other texts "that they might answer him."' Geoffrey Hartman is the first book devoted to an exploration of the `intellectual poetry' of the critic who, whether or not he `represents...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Julian of Norwich

    A Book of Essays

    Edited by Sandra J. McEntire

    Series: Garland Medieval Casebooks

    These essays-written specifically for this book-provide a rich evaluation of this late 14th and early 15th-century mystical writer's book of revelations and considers the construction of her narrative, its theological complexity, and its literary and intellectual context. This casebook features...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Lost Plays of Shakespeare S a Cb

    Lost Plays Shakespeare

    By Charles Jasper Sisson

    First published in 1971...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Plagiarism and Imitation Duri Cb

    A Study in Critical Distinctions

    By Harold Ogden White

    This book defines the attitude of English writers between 1500 and 1625 toward the question of literary property rights, of imitation, of what today is called plagiarism....

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge