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  1. Russian Children's Literature and Culture

    Edited by Marina Balina, Larissa Rudova

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    Soviet literature in general and Soviet children’s literature in particular have often been labeled by Western and post-Soviet Russian scholars and critics as propaganda. Below the surface, however, Soviet children’s literature and culture allowed its creators greater experimental and creative...

    Published January 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  2. Sheherazade Through the Looking Glass

    The Metamorphosis of the 'Thousand and One Nights'

    By Eva Sallis

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Literatures

    The Thousand and One Nights was reborn into an alien environment in 1704, its signs being received in a radically different way from their original meanings. Works of literature change as people and cultures who read them change. This study explores the Nights with reference to this view of...

    Published January 11th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Framing Discourse on the Environment

    A Critical Discourse Approach

    By Richard Alexander

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

    In this study, Richard Alexander presents a series of original and empirically based case studies of the language and discourse involved in the discussion of environmental and ecological issues. Relying upon a variety of different text types and genres – including company websites,...

    Published January 5th 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Quest for Epic in Contemporary American Fiction

    John Updike, Philip Roth and Don DeLillo

    By Catherine Morley

    Series: Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

    This volume explores the confluences between two types of literature in contemporary America: the novel and the epic. It analyses the tradition of the epic as it has evolved from antiquity, through Joyce to its American manifestations and describes how this tradition has impacted upon...

    Published January 5th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Narrative Conventions and Race in the Novels of Toni Morrison

    By Jennifer Lee Jordan Heinert

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    This study analyzes the relationship between race and genre in four of Toni Morrison’s novels: The Bluest Eye, Tar Baby, Jazz, and Beloved. Heinert argues how Morrison’s novels revise conventional generic forms such as bildungsroman, folktales, slave narratives, and the formal realism of the...

    Published January 5th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Toni Morrison's 'Beloved'

    Origins

    By Justine Tally

    Series: Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

    This work expands the scope of Morrison’s project to examine the ways and means of memory in the preservation of belief systems passed down from the earliest civilizations (both the Classical Greek and the Ancient Egyptian) as a challenge to the sterility of modernity. Moreover, this research...

    Published January 5th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Haunting and Displacement in African American Literature and Culture

    By Marisa Parham

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    Looking at texts including Jean Toomer’s Cane, Toni Morrison’s Beloved, James Baldwin’s Another Country, and Beat poetry by Bob Kaufmann, in this original study, Parham describes the phenomena of haunting, displacement, and ghostliness as endemic to modern African American literature and...

    Published January 5th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Dickens, Journalism, and Nationhood

    Mapping the World in Household Words

    By Sabine Clemm

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    Dickens, Journalism, and Nationhood examines Charles Dickens’ weekly family magazine Household Words in order to develop a detailed picture of how the journal negotiated, asserted and simultaneously deconstructed Englishness as a unified (and sometimes unifying) mode of expression. It offers...

    Published January 5th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Before Auschwitz

    Irène Némirovsky and the Cultural Landscape of Inter-war France

    By Angela Kershaw

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

    This book analyses Irene Némirovsky’s literary production in its relationship to the literary and cultural context of the inter-war period in France. It examines topics of central importance to our understanding of the literary field in France in the period, such as: the close relationship between...

    Published January 5th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Qur'an Translation

    Discourse, Texture and Exegesis

    By Hussein Abdul-Raof

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    The Qur'an is read by millions of Muslims on a daily basis, yet there is no book available to the reader, Arab or non-Arab, which provides a linguistic and rhetorical insight into Qur'anic discourse. This book explains Qur'an translational problems and provides a thorough account of the unique...

    Published December 21st 2010 by Routledge

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