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The Holocaust Novel

The Holocaust Novel

1st Edition

Efraim Sicher
June 06, 2005

The first comprehensive study of Holocaust literature as a major postwar literary genre, The Holocaust Novel provides an ideal student guide to the powerful and moving works written in response to this historical tragedy. This student-friendly volume answers a dire need for readers to understand a...

Science Fiction After 1900: From the Steam Man to the Stars

Science Fiction After 1900: From the Steam Man to the Stars

1st Edition

Brooks Landon
October 11, 2002

First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Nature Writing

Nature Writing

1st Edition

Don Scheese
October 04, 2002

First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

The Fairy Tale

The Fairy Tale

1st Edition

Steven Swann Jones
October 04, 2002

One of the best known and enduring genres, the fairy fales origins extend back to the preliterate oral societies of the ancient world. This books surveys its history and traces its evolution into the form we recognized today. Jones Builds on the work of folklorist and critics to provide the...

Travel Writing

Travel Writing

1st Edition

Casey Blanton
October 04, 2002

Blanton follows the development of travel writing from classical times to the present, focusing in particular on Anglo-American travel writing since the eighteenth century. He identifies significant theoretical and critical contributions to the field, and also examines key texts by James Boswell,...

Science Fiction Before 1900: Imagination Discovers Technology

Science Fiction Before 1900: Imagination Discovers Technology

1st Edition

Paul K. Alkon
January 02, 2002

Paul Alkon analyzes several key works that mark the most significant phases in the early evolution of science fiction, including Frankenstein, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, A Connecticut Yankee in King arthur's Court and The Time Machine. He places the work in context and discusses the...

Fantasy: The Liberation of Imagination

Fantasy: The Liberation of Imagination

1st Edition

Richard Mathews
January 02, 2002

Using a broad definition of fantasy to include myth, folklore, legend and fairy tale, this survey of the genre will entice as well as inform any student interested in the mysterious, mystical or magical. Beloved authors like J. R. R. Tolkien, Ursula K. Le Guin, William Morris and Robert E. Howard...

Biography: Writing Lives

Biography: Writing Lives

1st Edition

Catherine N. Parke
January 02, 2002

Catherine Parke explores biography through detailed examinations of Samuel Johnson, Virginia Woolf, Langston Hughes, Gertrude Stein and other masters of the genre....

The Short Story: The Reality of Artifice

The Short Story: The Reality of Artifice

1st Edition

Charles May
January 02, 2002

The short story is one of the most difficult types of prose to write and one of the most pleasurable to read. From Boccaccio's Decameron to The Collected Stories of Reynolds Price, Charles May gives us an understanding of the history and structure of this demanding form of fiction. Beginning with...

The Sea Voyage Narrative

The Sea Voyage Narrative

1st Edition

Robert Foulke
December 21, 2001

From The Odyssey to Moby Dick to The Old Man and the Sea, the long tradition of sea voyage narratives is comprehensively explained here supported by discussions of key texts....

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