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  1. Apocalyptic Discourse in Contemporary Culture

    Post-Millennial Perspectives on the End of the World

    Edited by Monica Germana, Aris Mousoutzanis

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This interdisciplinary collection of essays focuses on critical and theoretical responses to the apocalypse of the late twentieth- and early twenty-first-century cultural production. Examining the ways in which apocalyptic discourses have had an impact on how we read the world’s globalised space,...

    Published July 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Rethinking Empathy through Literature

    Edited by Meghan Marie Hammond, Sue J. Kim

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    In recent years, a growing field of empathy studies has started to emerge from several academic disciplines, including neuroscience, social psychology, and philosophy. Because literature plays a central role in discussions of empathy across disciplines, reconsidering how literature relates to "...

    Published July 25th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Literature and the Glocal City

    Reshaping the English Canadian Imaginary

    Edited by Ana María Fraile-Marcos

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    The modern city is a space that can simultaneously represent the principles of its homeland alongside its own unique blend of the cultures that intermingle within its city limits. This book makes an intervention in Canadian literary criticism by foregrounding both ‘globalism,’ which is...

    Published July 25th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Cinema and the Origins of Literary Modernism

    By Andrew Shail

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Modernist writing has always been linked with cinema. The recent renaissance in early British film studies has allowed cinema to emerge as a major historical context for literary practice. Treating cinema as a historical rather than an aesthetic influence, this book analyzes the role of early...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Future of Testimony

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Witnessing

    Edited by Antony Rowland, Jane Kilby

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the groundbreaking Testimony, this collection brings together the leading academics from a range of scholarly fields to explore the meaning, use, and value of testimony in law and politics, its relationship to other forms of writing like literature and...

    Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Contemporary Trauma Narratives

    Liminality and the Ethics of Form

    Edited by Jean-Michel Ganteau, Susana Onega

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This book provides a comprehensive compilation of essays on the relationship between formal experimentation and ethics in a number of generically hybrid or "liminal" narratives dealing with individual and collective traumas, running the spectrum from the testimonial novel and the fictional...

    Published May 5th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Trauma in Contemporary Literature

    Narrative and Representation

    Edited by Marita Nadal, Mónica Calvo

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Trauma in Contemporary Literature analyzes contemporary narrative texts in English in the light of trauma theory, including essays by scholars of different countries who approach trauma from a variety of perspectives. The book analyzes and applies the most relevant concepts and themes discussed in...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Class and the Making of American Literature

    Created Unequal

    Edited by Andrew Lawson

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This book refocuses current understandings of American Literature from the revolutionary period to the present-day through an analytical accounting of class, reestablishing a foundation for discussions of class in American culture. American Studies scholars have explored the ways in which American...

    Published March 4th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Narrative Space and Time

    Representing Impossible Topologies in Literature

    By Elana Gomel

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Space is a central topic in cultural and narrative theory today, although in most cases theory assumes Newtonian absolute space. However, the idea of a universal homogeneous space is now obsolete. Black holes, multiple dimensions, quantum entanglement, and spatio-temporal distortions of relativity...

    Published March 4th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Gothic in Contemporary Literature and Popular Culture

    Pop Goth

    Edited by Justin Edwards, Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    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...

    Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Music and Identity in Postcolonial British South-Asian Literature
    By Christin Hoene
    To Be Published August 3rd 2014
  2. Apocalyptic Discourse in Contemporary Culture: Post-Millennial Perspectives on the End of the World
    Edited by Monica Germana, Aris Mousoutzanis
    To Be Published August 25th 2014
  3. Representations of War, Migration, and Refugeehood: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
    Edited by Daniel H. Rellstab, Christiane Schlote
    To Be Published October 23rd 2014
  4. Asian American Literature and the Environment
    Edited by Lorna Fitzsimmons, Youngsuk Chae, Bella Adams
    To Be Published November 4th 2014
  5. Transnational Feminist Perspectives on Terror in Literature and Culture
    By Basuli Deb
    To Be Published November 20th 2014
  6. Liminality and the Short Story: Boundary Crossings in American, Canadian, and British Writing
    Edited by Jochen Achilles, Ina Bergmann
    To Be Published November 26th 2014
  7. Singularity and Transnational Poetics
    Edited by Birgit Mara Kaiser
    To Be Published November 29th 2014
  8. Transcultural Poetics and the Concept of the Poet: From Philip Sidney to T.S. Eliot
    By Ranjan Ghosh
    To Be Published November 30th 2014
  9. National Poetry, Empires and War
    By David Aberbach
    To Be Published January 14th 2015
  10. Global Ecologies and the Environmental Humanities: Postcolonial Approaches
    Edited by Elizabeth Deloughrey, Jill Didur, Anthony Carrigan
    To Be Published January 31st 2015

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