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- University of Iowa Press 2005; US$ 29.95
This groundbreaking study analyzes the development of American gothic literature alongside nineteenth-century discourses of passing and racial ambiguity. By bringing together these areas of analysis, Justin Edwards considers the following questions. How are the categories of ?race? and the rhetoric of racial difference tied to the language of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00
This volume, a collection with contributions from some of the major scholars of the Gothic in literature and culture, reflects on how recent Gothic studies have foregrounded a plethora of technologies associated with Gothic literary and cultural production. The engaging essays look into the links between technologies and the proliferation of the Gothic... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00
With its inclusion of original essays challenging the view of travel writing as a Eurocentric genre, this book will stand as a benchmark study of future inquiries in the field. It will revitalize the critical debate, sparking a much needed rethinking of a vibrant and highly popular but also volatile genre that has seen many changes in recent years. more...
- Liverpool University Press 2012; US$ 60.00
This book examines a strand of innovative contemporary travel writing that experiments with form, content and the politics of representation. Writers such as Michael Ondaatje, Caryl Phillips, Daphne Marlatt and Sam Miller transform the genre by inscribing travel, migration, mobility and displacement within a variety of original textual strategies to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
This interdisciplinary collection brings together world leaders in Gothic Studies, offering dynamic new readings on popular Gothic cultural productions from the last decade. Topics covered include, but are not limited to: contemporary High Street Goth/ic fashion, Gothic performance and art festivals, Gothic popular fiction from Twilight to Shadow... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 26.95
Grotesque provides an invaluable and accessible guide to the use (and abuse) of this complex literary term. Justin D. Edwards and Rune Graulund explore the influence of the grotesque on cultural forms throughout history, with particular focus on its representation in literature, visual art and film. The book: presents a history of the literary... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2012; US$ 72.99
Mobility at Large explores a unique trajectory of travel writing. Instead of focussing on best-selling travel texts by Paul Theroux, Bill Bryson, Michael Palin, Alain de Botton and others, this book examines a strand of innovative contemporary travel writing wherein the authors experiment with form, content and the politics of representation. In this,... more...
- Enitharmon Press 2015; US$ 10.99
More than 400 pages of Edward Dorn?s previously uncollected poetry gleaned from ephemera, correspondence, and notebooks housed at numerous archives in the United States and the UK are gathered here in Derelict Air . From Dorn?s first Beat poems in 1952 and visionary juvenalia from his study at Black Mountain to the long poems that were central to... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 29.95
Volume 21 of Theatre Symposium presents essays that explore the intricate and vital relationships between theatre, religion, and ritual. Whether or not theatre arose from ritual and/or religion, from prehistory to the present there have been clear and vital connections among the three. Ritual, Religion, and Theatre , volume 21 of the annual journal... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 69.95
The Middle Horizon period (A.D. 600? 1000) was a time of sweeping cultural change in the Andes. Archaeologists have long associated this period with the expansion of the Wari (Huari) and Tiwanaku (Tiahuanaco) states in the south-central Andes and the Pacific coasts of contemporary Peru and Chile. Tenahaha and the Wari State contains a series... more...