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  1. Through the Negative

    The Photographic Image and the Written Word in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

    By Megan Williams

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    The Civil War was the first 'image war', as photographs of the battlefields became the dominant means for capturing an epochal historical moment. At the same time, writers used the Civil War to present both their notions of nation and their ideas about the new intersections between photography and...

    Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The City as Target

    Edited by Ryan Bishop, Gregory Clancey, John W. Phillips

    Series: Postcolonial Politics

    Bringing together scholars from a diverse range of disciplines, The City as Target provides a sustained and critical response to the relationship between the concept of targeting (in its many forms) and notions of understanding, imagining and shaping the urban. Among the many spatial and graphic...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Society and Literature 1945-1970 (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Alan Sinfield

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1983, this book focuses on the twentieth-century writer as both a product, and an interpreter, of his or her society. It explores the social basis of our conceptions of literature and the ways in which writing is affected by the media, institutional and technical, through which...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Chaucer's Early Poetry (Routledge Revivals)

    By Wolfgang Clemen

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1963, this book provides an account of Chaucer’s poetry written before The Canterbury Tales. W. H. Clemen gives full, comprehensive and intriguing accounts of three major poems including The Book of the Duchess, The House of Fame, and The Parliament of Fowls in addition to some...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Neil LaBute

    A Casebook

    By Gerald C. Wood

    Series: Casebooks on Modern Dramatists

    Neil LaBute: A Casebook is the first book to examine one of the most successful and controversial contemporary American playwrights and filmmakers. While he is most famous, and in some cases infamous, for his early films In the Company of Men and Your Friends and Neighbors, Labute is equally...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Foreign Bodies

    Trauma, Corporeality, and Textuality in Contemporary American Culture

    By Laura Di Prete

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    "Foreign Bodies" investigates the relation between the notion of trauma and possible forms of representation within the necessary constraints that traumatic experience itself imposes. While many influential trauma theorists have focused on the notion of textual "voice" in their search for...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Intimate and Authentic Economies

    The American Self-Made Man from Douglass to Chaplin

    By Tom Nissley

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

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

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Ezra Pound and the Appropriation of Chinese Poetry

    Cathay, Translation, and Imagism

    By Ming Xie

    Series: Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 November 9th 2014 by Routledge