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  1. Martin McDonagh

    A Casebook

    Edited by Richard Rankin Russell

    Series: Casebooks on Modern Dramatists

    This book represents the first collection of original critical material on Martin McDonagh, one of the most celebrated young playwrights of the last decade. Credited with reinvigorating contemporary Irish drama, his dark, despairing comedies have been performed extensively both on Broadway and in...

    Published April 24th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Masterpieces of Chikamatsu

    The Japanese Shakespeare

    By Robert Nichols

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    This is a selection of the best plays of Chikamatsu, one of the greatest Japanese dramatists. Master of the marionette and popular dramas, he had, until the publication of this book, remained unknown to western readers owing to the difficulty of translating the work into English. The introduction...

    Published April 24th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Deconstructing Europe

    Postcolonial Perspectives

    Edited by Sandra Ponzanesi, Bolette B. Blaagaard

    This book engages with the question of what makes Europe postcolonial and how memory, whiteness and religion figure in representations and manifestations of European ‘identity’ and self-perception. To deconstruct Europe is necessary as its definition is now contested more than ever, both internally...

    Published April 14th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Literature, Migration and the 'War on Terror'

    Edited by Fiona Tolan, Stephen Morton, Anastasia Valassopoulos, Robert Spencer

    This is a major new collection of essays on literary and cultural representations of migration and terrorism, the cultural impact of 9/11, and the subsequent ‘war on terror’. The collection commences with analyses of the relationship between migration and terrorism, which has been the focus of much...

    Published April 14th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Language Life in Japan

    Transformations and Prospects

    Edited by Patrick Heinrich, Christian Galan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    Despite its monolingual self-image, Japan is multilingual and growing more so due to indigenous minority language revitalization and as an effect of migration. Besides Japan's autochthonous languages such as the Ainu and Ryukyuan languages, there are more than 75,000 immigrant children in the...

    Published April 14th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Communalism and Globalization in South Asia and its Diaspora

    Edited by Deana Heath, Chandana Mathur

    Series: Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

    Taking as its premise the belief that communalism is not a resurgence of tradition but is instead an inherently modern phenomenon, as well as a product of the fundamental agencies and ideas of modernity, and that globalization is neither a unique nor unprecedented process, this book addresses the...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Perspectives on Gramsci

    Politics, culture and social theory

    Edited by Joseph Francese

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    Antonio Gramsci is widely known today for his profound impact on social and political thought, critical theory and literary methodology. This volume brings together twelve eminent scholars from humanities and social sciences to demonstrate the importance and relevance of Gramsci to their respective...

    Published April 9th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Power, Resistance and Conflict in the Contemporary World

    Social movements, networks and hierarchies

    By Athina Karatzogianni, Andrew Robinson

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book examines issues of organisation in resistance movements, discussing topics including the integration of the world system, the intersection of networks with discourses of identity, and the possibility of social transformation. Drawing on a number of theorists including Deleuze and...

    Published April 9th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Retelling Stories, Framing Culture

    Traditional Story and Metanarratives in Children's Literature

    By John Stephens, Robyn McCallum

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    What happens to traditional stories when they are retold in another time and cultural context and for a different audience? This first-of-its-kind study discusses Bible stories, classical myths, heroic legends, Arthurian romances, Robin Hood lore, folk tales, 'oriental' tales, and other stories...

    Published April 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Entropy Exhibition (Routledge Revivals)

    Michael Moorcock and the British 'New Wave' in Science Fiction

    By Colin Greenland

    When first published in 1983 The Entropy Exhibition was the first critical assessment of the literary movement known as ‘New Wave’ science fiction. It examines the history of the New Worlds magazine and its background in the popular imagination of the 1960s, traces the strange history of sex in...

    Published March 29th 2013 by Routledge

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