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A Historical Study of Early Modern Chinese Fictions (1890—1920)

Pingyuan Chen

This book contains a classic guide to historical study of early modern Chinese fiction from the late Qing Dynasty till early republican China. It does not merely study the new fiction writing in China, which was strongly influenced by the western fiction, but also draws...

2021-03-01 |

Springer



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The Palgrave Handbook of Steam Age Gothic

Clive Bloom

By the early 1830s the old school of Gothic literature was exhausted. Late Romanticism, emphasising as it did the uncertainties of personality and imagination, gave it a new lease of life. Gothic—the literature of disturbance and uncertainty—now produced works that...

2021-02-03 |

Palgrave Macmillan



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The New Urban Gothic

Ruth Heholt , Holly-Gale Millette

This collection explores global dystopic, grotesque and retold narratives of degeneration, ecological and economic ruin, dystopia, and inequality in contemporary fictions set in the urban space. Divided into three sections—Identities and Histories, Ruin and Residue, and...

2020-10-17 |

Palgrave Macmillan

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Possible Worlds Theory and Counterfactual Historical Fiction

Riyukta Raghunath

This book offers a comprehensive Possible Worlds framework with which to analyse counterfactual historical fiction. Counterfactual historical fiction is a literary genre that comprises narratives set in worlds whose histories run contrary to the history of our...

2020-09-10 |

Palgrave Macmillan



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The Palgrave Handbook of Cold War Literature

Andrew Hammond

This book offers a comprehensive guide to global literary engagement with the Cold War. Eschewing the common focus on national cultures, the collection defines Cold War literature as an international current focused on the military and ideological conflicts of the age...

2020-09-04 |

Palgrave Macmillan



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Masculine Domination in Henry James's Novels

Wibke Schniedermann

This book proposes a new interdisciplinary approach to the gendered power relations in James’s novels. Reading James’s narrative form through the lens of relational sociology, specifically Pierre Bourdieu’s concept of symbolic domination, reconciles some of the most...

2020-07-20 |

Palgrave Macmillan



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The Palgrave Handbook of Contemporary Gothic

Clive Bloom

“Simply put, there is absolutely nothing on the market with the range of ambition of this strikingly eclectic collection of essays. Not only is it impossible to imagine a more comprehensive view of the subject, most readers – even specialists in the subject – will find...

2020-07-10 |

Palgrave Macmillan



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The Haunted House in Women’s Ghost Stories

Emma Liggins

This book explores Victorian and modernist haunted houses in female-authored ghost stories as representations of the architectural uncanny. It reconsiders the gendering of the supernatural in terms of unease, denial, disorientation, confinement and claustrophobia within...

2020-06-30 |

Palgrave Macmillan

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The Politics of Horror

Damien K. Picariello

The Politics of Horror features contributions from scholars in a variety of fields—political science, English, communication studies, and others—that explore the connections between horror and politics. How might resources drawn from the study of politics inform our...

2020-06-26 |

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Literary Legacies of the South African TRC

Francesca Mussi

Since the 1970s, truth and reconciliation commissions have become increasingly popularised as options for addressing historical injustices, especially within the context of dictatorial regimes. Of the many truth commissions to date, the South African TRC has been the...

2020-05-18 |

Palgrave Macmillan



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