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  1. Apartheid and Racism in South African Children's Literature 1985-1995

    By Donnarae MacCann, Yulisa Amadu Maddy

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    While white racism has global dimensions, it has an unshakeable lease on life in South African political organizations and its educational system. Donnarae MacCann and Yulisa Maddy here provide a thorough and provocative analysis of South African children's literature during the key decade around...

    Published September 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Narrative Mutations

    Discourses of Heredity and Caribbean Literature

    By Rudyard Alcocer

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    Given the welcomed shift throughout the academy away from essentialist and biologically fixed understandings of "race" and the body, it is a curiosity worth exploring that so many sophisticated-and even radical-narratives retain physical and behavioral heredity as a guiding trope. The persistence...

    Published September 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Vietnamese Tone

    A New Analysis

    By Andrea Hoa Pham

    Edited by Laurence Horn

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    This new book offers research that will affect further study of tone in Vietnamese and other tonal languages....

    Published September 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. From Within the Frame

    Storytelling in African-American Studies

    By Bertram D. Ashe

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    The book explores the written representation of African-American oral storytelling from Charles Chesnutt, Zora Neale Hurston and Ralph Ellison to James Alan McPherson, Toni Cade Bambara and John Edgar Wideman. At its core, the book compares the relationship of the "frame tale"-an inside-the-text...

    Published September 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Balancing the Books

    Faulkner, Morrison and the Economies of Slavery

    By Erik Dussere

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    Balancing the Books represents a sophisticated examination of the ongoing engagement of American literature with the economies of slavery through the works of William Faulkner and Toni Morrison. Both Faulkner and Morrison write about the relationship between race, identity, and history, and about...

    Published September 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Eugenic Fantasies

    Racial Ideology in the Literature and Popular Culture of the 1920's

    By Betsy Lee Nies

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    Eugenic Fantasies is an innovative work that combines interpretive strategies from the fields of psychoanalysis, anthropology, and literary studies to create a new model for theorizing race....

    Published September 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Consuming Agency in Fairy Tales, Childlore, and Folkliterature

    By Susan Honeyman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Folklore and Fairy Tales

    In this book Honeyman looks at manifestations of youth agency (and representations of agency produced for youth) as depicted in fairy tales, childlore and folk literature, investigating the dynamic of ideological manipulation and independent resistance as it can be read or expressed in bodies...

    Published September 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  8. British Sign Language

    By Margaret Deuchar

    First published in 1984. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 28th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Oliver Goldsmith

    The Critical Heritage

    Edited by G.S. Rousseau

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 28th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Gerard Manley Hopkins

    The Critical Heritage

    Edited by Gerald Roberts

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 28th 2013 by Routledge

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