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  1. Medieval Monstrosity and the Female Body

    By Sarah Alison Miller

    Series: Routledge Studies in Medieval Religion and Culture

    The medieval monster is a slippery construct, and its referents include a range of religious, racial, and corporeal aberrations. In this study, Miller argues that one incarnation of monstrosity in the Middle Ages—the female body—exists in special relation to medieval teratology insofar as it...

    Published August 7th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Dickens's Secular Gospel

    Work, Gender, and Personality

    By Chris Louttit

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    The first full-length study on the subject of Dickens and work, this book reshapes our understanding of Dickens by challenging a critical oversimplification: that Dickens's attitude towards work reflects conventional expressions of Victorian earnestness of the sort attributed also to Thomas Carlyle...

    Published August 7th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Idea of the Antipodes

    Place, People, and Voices

    By Matthew Boyd Goldie

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    This study uses critical theory to investigate the history of how people have thought about the antipodes—the places and people on the other side of the world—from ancient Greece to present-day literature and digital media. Taking into account maps, letters, book illustrations, travel writing,...

    Published August 7th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Contemporary Travel Writing of Latin America

    By Claire Lindsay

    Series: Routledge Research in Travel Writing

    This book considers how contemporary travelers from Latin America write their journeys at and about home. How do Latin American writers of the late twentieth-century negotiate the hybrid and volatile category of travel writing, which has been shaped in large part by myriad Euro-American travelers?...

    Published August 7th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Unsettled Narratives

    The Pacific Writings of Stevenson, Ellis, Melville and London

    By David Farrier

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    In the nineteenth-century Pacific, the production of a text of encounter occurred in tandem with the production of a settled space; asserting settler presence through the control of the space and the context of the encounter. Indigenous resistance therefore took place through modes of...

    Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Utopia and Terror in Contemporary American Fiction

    By Judie Newman

    Series: Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

    This book examines the quest for/failure of Utopia across a range of contemporary American/transnational fictions in relation to terror and globalization through authors such as Susan Choi, André Dubus, Dalia Sofer, and John Updike. While recent critical thinkers have reengaged with Utopia, the...

    Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Depression Glass

    Documentary Photography and the Medium of the Camera-Eye in Charles Reznikoff, George Oppen, and William Carlos Williams

    By Monique Vescia

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    This interdisciplinary study examines the interrelations between the documentary poetics of "Objectivism" in the United States during the 1930s. Focusing on three volumes published by the Objectivist Press in 1934--Charles Reznikoff's Testimony, George Oppen's Discrete Series, and William Carlos...

    Published July 21st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Foreign Vocabulary in Sign Languages

    A Cross-Linguistic Investigation of Word Formation

    Edited by Diane Brentari

    This book takes a close look at the ways that five sign languages borrow elements from the surrounding, dominant spoken language community where each is situated. It offers careful analyses of semantic, morphosyntactic, and phonological adaption of forms taken from a source language (in this case a...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Reading the Text That Isn't There

    Paranoia in the Nineteenth-Century Novel

    By Mike Davis

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    Through a careful examination of the work of the canonical nineteenth-century novelists, Mike Davis traces conspiracies and conspiratorial fantasy from one narrative site to another....

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  10. William Empson

    Prophet Against Sacrifice

    By Paul H. Fry

    Series: Critics of the Twentieth Century

    William Empson: Prophet Against Sacrifice provides the most coherent account of Empson's diverse career to date. While exploring the richness of Empson's comic genius, Paul H. Fry serves to discredit the appropriation of his name in recent polemic by the conflicting parties of deconstruction and...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

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