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On these pages you will find information on the Routledge list which covers Interdisciplinary Literary Studies, Introductory Literary Studies, Literary Genres, Literary/Critical Theory, Literature by Period, Literature Primary Texts & Anthologies, Literature Readers & Sourcebooks, Post-Colonial Studies, Shakespeare and more in the subject of Literature.

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Textbooks

  1. Introducing Comparative Literature - Out Now

    'This book offers a provocative and refreshing alternative to the old familiar Anglo-American theories of comparative literature.' - Susan Bassnett, University of Warwick, UK

    Introducing Comparative Literature is a comprehensive guide to the field offering clear, concise information alongside useful analysis and examples. It frames the introduction within recent theoretical debates and shifts in the discipline whilst also addressing the history of the field and its practical application. Read more...

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  2. Coming Soon: This Thing Called Literature - New from Andrew Bennett & Nicholas Royle

    'A very shrewd, lively, and at times irreverent introduction to literary study, which explains that thinking about literature is thinking about everything else, including thinking.' - Jonathan Culler, Class of 1916 Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Cornell University, USA

    What is this thing called literature? Why should we study it? And how?

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Research & Reference

  1. December Series Of The Month - Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

    This month, all titles included in the Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature series are 20% off! Just use Discount Code SRK96 at the checkout.

    Check out the full list of titles here.
     

  2. September’s Series of the Month, Children’s Literature and Culture, is 20% Off!

    Founded by Jack Zipes in 1994, Children's Literature and Culture is the longest-running series devoted to the study of children’s literature and culture from a national and international perspective.

    This month, all of Children's Literature and Culture is 20% off!  Just use Discount Code SRK54 at checkout.

    Not sure where to start? Also for this month only, every title in the series from 2013 and earlier has been made free to view online in its entirety. Check out the full list of titles here.

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General Interest

  1. CHOICE Reviewed Titles from Routledge Literature

    Routledge is proud to produce some of the most acclaimed, cutting-edge scholarship available in Literature, and we're pleased to highlight the following positive reviews from CHOICE. Click on the titles below to see what CHOICE and other independent reviewers had to say about these great books.

    Glennis Byron and Dale Townshend's The Gothic World is Essential!

    "As of now, this collection is the most inclusive, up-to-date scholarly work on the gothic, taking it beyond the literature. If one buys only one book on the subject, it should be this one. Summing Up: Essential." - CHOICE, July 2014

  2. Happy Fourth of July from Routledge Literature

    Looking for something to read this vacation weekend?  Check out some of our American Literature titles below. We're offering 20% OFF* all titles through July 8th. Simply enter discount code RRK86 at checkout.

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News

  1. Free Access to Selected Creative Writing and Autobiography Studies Journal Articles

    Explore Creative Writing and Autobiography Studies with this collection of FREE articles written by leading authors. Simply click here to read them online until the end of the year. You can also claim 20% off selected Creative Writing books.

  2. New Routledge Reference Catalog available online

    In 2014 our reference publishing continues to grow with a variety of publishing programmes including Routledge Major Works, Routledge Library Editions, and Handbooks & Companions and Europa series.

    In Literature we see three new titles in the Routledge Library Editions series:

    Click here to view the catalog.

     

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