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  1. Masculinity in Contemporary New York Fiction

    By Peter Ferry

    Series: Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

    Masculinity in Contemporary New York Fiction is an interdisciplinary study that presents masculinity as a key thematic concern in contemporary New York fiction. This study argues that New York authors do not simply depict masculinity as a social and historical construction but seek to challenge the...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Representations of Technology in Science Fiction for Young People

    By Noga Applebaum

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    In this new book, Noga Applebaum surveys science fiction novels published for children and young adults from 1980 to the present, exposing the anti-technological bias existing within a genre often associated with the celebration of technology. Applebaum argues that perceptions of technology as a...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Translation Under State Control

    Books for Young People in the German Democratic Republic

    By Gaby Thomson-Wohlgemuth

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    In this book, Gaby Thomson-Wohlgemuth explores the effects of ideology on the English-to-German translation of children’s literature under the socialist regime of the former German Democratic Republic. Giving prominence to extra-textual factors, the study undertakes a close investigation of the...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The 'Evil Child' in Literature, Film and Popular Culture

    Edited by Karen J. Renner

    The 'evil child' has infiltrated the cultural imagination, taking on prominent roles in popular films, television shows and literature. This collection of essays from a global range of scholars examines a fascinating array of evil children and the cultural work that they perform, drawing upon...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Re-Orientalism and South Asian Identity Politics

    The Oriental Other Within

    Edited by Lisa Lau, Ana Cristina Mendes

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Orientalism refers to the imitation of aspects of Eastern cultures in the West, and was devised in order to have authority over the Orient. The concept of Re-Orientalism maintains the divide between the Orient and the West. However, where Orientalism is based on how the West constructs the East,...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Reading the Early Modern Dream

    The Terrors of the Night

    Edited by Sue Wiseman, Katharine Hodgkin, Michelle O'Callaghan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

    Dreams have been significant in many different cultures, carrying messages about this world and others, posing problems about knowledge, truth, and what it means to be human. This thought-provoking collection of essays explores dreams and visions in early modern Europe, canvassing the place of the...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Parsing the City

    Jonson, Middleton, Dekker, and City Comedy's London as Language

    By Heather Easterling

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    Parsing the City updates our understanding of Jacobean city comedy’s discursive role in its London society. Working with three major plays by Ben Jonson and Thomas Middleton and Thomas Dekker, this book develops an updated reading of Jacobean city comedy as a dramatic subgenre whose...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Merry Wives of Windsor

    New Critical Essays

    Edited by Evelyn Gajowski, Phyllis Rackin

    Series: Shakespeare Criticism

    Addressing timeless themes such as love, jealousy and revenge, The Merry Wives of Windsor has recently experienced a resurgence of critical interest. At times considered one of Shakespeare’s weaker plays, it is often dismissed or marginalized; however, developments in feminist, ecocritical and new...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Romantic Sublime and Middle-Class Subjectivity in the Victorian Novel

    By Stephen Hancock

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Fatal News

    Reading and Information Overload in Early Eighteenth-Century Literature

    By Katherine E. Ellison

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    What was "information" in the early eighteenth century, and what influence did the emergence of information, as potential physical and psychological threat, have on readers of the period? Recent scholarship in eighteenth-century print culture and in twenty-first-century media studies and theory...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge