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  1. Violence in Medieval Courtly Literature

    A Casebook

    By Albrecht Classen

    Series: Garland Medieval Casebooks

    Although courtly literature is often associated with a chivalrous and idyllic life, the fifteen original essays in this collection demonstrate that the quest for love in the world of medieval courtly literature was underpinned by violence. Lovers were rejected, mistrust ruled, rape was a rampant...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Other Empire

    British Romantic Writings about the Ottoman Empire

    By Filiz Turhan

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 8th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Authoring the Self

    Self-Representation, Authorship, and the Print Market in British Poetry from Pope through Wordsworth

    By Scott Hess

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    Drawing upon historicist and cultural studies approaches to literature, this book argues that the Romantic construction of the self emerged out of the growth of commercial print culture and the expansion and fragmentation of the reading public beginning in eighteenth-century Britain. Arguing for...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Family Stories and the Life Course

    Across Time and Generations

    Edited by Michael W. Pratt, Barbara H. Fiese

    This edited book draws from work that focuses on the act of telling family stories, as well as their content and structure. The process of telling family stories is linked to central aspects of development, including language acquisition, affect regulation, and family interaction patterns. This...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Speculative Grammar and Stoic Language Theory in Medieval Allegorical Narrative

    From Prudentius to Alan of Lille

    By Jeffrey Bardzell

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    In his Plaint of Nature (De planctu Naturae), Alan of Lille bases much of his argument against sin in general and homosexuality in particular on the claim that both amount to bad grammar. The book explores the philosophical uses of grammar that were so formative of Alan’s thinking in major writers...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Here and Now

    The Politics of Social Space in D.H. Lawrence and Virginia Woolf

    By Youngjoo San

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    Working at the crossroads of contemporary geographical and cultural theory, the book explores how social spaces function as sites which foreground D. H. Lawrence and Virginia Woolf's critiques of the social order and longings for change. Looking at various social spaces from homes to nations to...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Routledge

  7. T.S. Eliot's Civilized Savage

    Religious Eroticism and Poetics

    By Laurie MacDiarmid

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    T. S. Eliot's Civilized Savage revisits this poet's drafts and canonical poetry in a sometimes dismissive critical arena . While contemporary readers emphasize Eliot's charged personal life, his anti-Semitism, his political conservatism, and his misogyny, Laurie MacDiarmid argues that although...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Rhetoric of the Right

    Language Change and the Spread of the Market

    By David George

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This study seeks to demonstrate the subtle ways in which changes in the language associated with economic issues are reflective of a gradual but quantifiable conservative ideological shift. In this rigorous analysis, David George uses as his data a century of word usage within The New York Times,...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Christine de Pizan

    A Casebook

    Edited by Barbara K. Altmann, Deborah L. McGrady

    Series: Garland Medieval Casebooks

    Christine de Pizan wrote voluminously, commenting on various aspects of the late-medieval society in which she lived. Considered by many to be the first French woman of letters, Christine and her writing have been difficult to place ever since she began putting her thoughts on the page. Although...

    Published June 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Surviving the Crossing

    (Im)migration, Ethnicity, and Gender in Willa Cather, Gertrude Stein, and Nella Larsen

    By Jessica Rabin

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    By examining the fiction of three women modernists--Willa Cather, Gertrude Stein, and Nella Larsen--this book complicates binary paradigms of national, gender, and ethnic identities in the interwar period. In place of essentializing categories of identity, Jessica Rabin explores the liberating and...

    Published June 3rd 2014 by Routledge

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