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The Routledge Concise History of Latino/a Literature

The Routledge Concise History of Latino/a Literature

1st Edition

Frederick Luis Aldama
December 06, 2012

The Routledge Concise History of Latino/a Literature presents the first comprehensive overview of these popular, experimental and diverse literary cultures. Frederick Luis Aldama traces a historical path through Latino/a literature, examining both the historical and political contexts of the works...

The Routledge Concise History of Twentieth-Century British Literature

The Routledge Concise History of Twentieth-Century British Literature

1st Edition

Ashley Dawson
November 28, 2012

In The Routledge Concise History of Twentieth-Century British Literature Ashley Dawson identifies the key British writers and texts, shaped by era-defining cultural and historical events and movements from the period. He provides: Analysis of works by a diverse range of influential authors...

The Routledge Concise History of World Literature

The Routledge Concise History of World Literature

1st Edition

Theo D'haen
October 28, 2011

This remarkably broad and informative book offers an introduction to and overview of World Literature. Tracing the term from its earliest roots and situating it within a number of relevant contexts from postcolonialism to postmodernism, Theo D’haen examines: the return of the term "world...

The Routledge Concise History of Canadian Literature

The Routledge Concise History of Canadian Literature

1st Edition

Richard J. Lane
June 22, 2011

The Routledge Concise History of Canadian Literature introduces the fiction, poetry and drama of Canada in its historical, political and cultural contexts. In this clear and structured volume, Richard Lane outlines: the history of Canadian literature from colonial times to the present key...

The Routledge Concise History of Science Fiction

The Routledge Concise History of Science Fiction

1st Edition

Mark Bould, Sherryl Vint
February 24, 2011

The term ‘science fiction’ has an established common usage, but close examination reveals that writers, fans, editors, scholars, and publishers often use this word in different ways for different reasons. Exploring how science fiction has emerged through competing versions and the struggle to...

The Routledge Concise History of Nineteenth-Century Literature

The Routledge Concise History of Nineteenth-Century Literature

1st Edition

Josephine Guy, Ian Small
November 15, 2010

Nineteenth-century Britain saw the rise of secularism, the development of a modern capitalist economy, multi-party democracy, and an explosive growth in technological, scientific and medical knowledge. It also witnessed the emergence of a mass literary culture which changed permanently the...

The Routledge Concise History of Southeast Asian Writing in English

The Routledge Concise History of Southeast Asian Writing in English

1st Edition

Rajeev S. Patke, Philip Holden
July 22, 2009

The Routledge Concise History of Southeast Asian Writing in English traces the development of literature in the region within its historical and cultural contexts. This volume explores creative writing in English across different genres and media, establishing connections from the colonial activity...

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