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Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature


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This series is our home for cutting-edge, upper-level scholarly studies and edited collections. Taking an interdisciplinary approach to literary studies, it engages with topics such as philosophy, science, race, gender, film, music, and ecology. Titles are characterized by dynamic interventions into established subjects and innovative studies on emerging topics.

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The Theory and Practice of Reception Study Reading Race and Gender in Twain, Faulkner, Ellison, and Morrison

The Theory and Practice of Reception Study: Reading Race and Gender in Twain, Faulkner, Ellison, and Morrison

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By Philip Goldstein
April 20, 2022

This book examines novels of Faulkner and Morrison as well as Mark Twain and Ralph Ellison in order to show that their works forcefully undermine the racial and sexual divisions characterizing both the South and contemporary culture in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Moreover, the book ...

Cultures of Currencies Literature and the Symbolic Foundation of Money

Cultures of Currencies: Literature and the Symbolic Foundation of Money

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Edited By Joan Ramon Resina
March 11, 2022

This book’s premise is not only the commonly accepted cultural relativity of economic concepts, but also the observation that the current shift in the meaning of concepts like “market,” “currency,” “exchange,” and “money” suggests that culture is undergoing a change with unpredictable economic and ...

Kashmiri Life Narratives Human Rights, Pleasure and the Local Cosmopolitan

Kashmiri Life Narratives: Human Rights, Pleasure and the Local Cosmopolitan

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By Rakhshan Rizwan
February 01, 2022

Kashmiri Life Narratives takes as its central focus writings -- memoirs, non-fictional and fictional Bildungsromane -- published circa 2008 by Kashmiris/Indians living in the Valley of Kashmir, India or in the diaspora. It offers a new perspective on these works by analyzing them within the ...

Painting Words Aesthetics and the Relationship between Image and Text

Painting Words: Aesthetics and the Relationship between Image and Text

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Edited By Beatriz Dr Gonzalez Moreno, Fernando González-Moreno
February 01, 2022

Painting Words: Aesthetics and the Relationship between Image and Text addresses the importance of dialogue between art and literature, text and image in our image-saturated era. In a globalized world, isolation and compartmentalization hinder us back, whereas the Romantic idea of belonging ...

Contemporary Narratives of Ageing, Illness, Care

Contemporary Narratives of Ageing, Illness, Care

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Edited By Katsura Sako, Sarah Falcus
December 24, 2021

This collection of essays explores cultural narratives of care in the contexts of ageing and illness. It includes both text-based and practice-based contributions by leading and emerging scholars in humanistic studies of ageing. The authors consider care not only in film (feature and documentary) ...

Migrating Minds Theories and Practices of Cultural Cosmopolitanism

Migrating Minds: Theories and Practices of Cultural Cosmopolitanism

1st Edition

Edited By Didier Coste, Christina Kkona, Nicoletta Pireddu
November 30, 2021

This book contributes to the prominent interdisciplinary domain of Cosmopolitan Studies with 20 innovative essays by humanities scholars from all over the world that re-examine theories and practices of cosmopolitanism from a variety of perspectives. The volume satisfies the need for a ...

Lorca in English A History of Manipulation through Translation

Lorca in English: A History of Manipulation through Translation

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By Andrew Samuel Walsh
November 29, 2021

Lorca in English examines the evolution of translations of Federico García Lorca into English as a case of rewriting and manipulation through politically and ideologically motivated translation. As new translations of Federico García Lorca continue to appear in the English-speaking world and his ...

Connecting Literature and Science

Connecting Literature and Science

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By Jay A. Labinger
November 19, 2021

This book presents a case for engagement between the sciences and the humanities. The author, a professional chemist, seeks to demonstrate that the connections between those fields of intellectual activity are far more significant than anything that separates them. The book combines a historical ...

The Theological Dickens

The Theological Dickens

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Edited By Brenda Ayres, Sarah E. Maier
November 19, 2021

This is the first collection to investigate Charles Dickens on his vast and various opinions about the uses and abuses of the tenets of Christian faith that imbue English Victorian culture. Although previous studies have looked at his well-known antipathies toward Dissenters, Evangelicals, ...

Commodifying Violence in Literature and on Screen The Colombian Condition

Commodifying Violence in Literature and on Screen: The Colombian Condition

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By Alejandro Herrero-Olaizola
October 22, 2021

This book traverses the cultural landscape of Colombia through in-depth analyses of displacement, local and global cultures, human rights abuses, and literary and media production. Through an exploration of the cultural processes that perpetuate the "darker side" of Latin America for global ...

Figures of the Migrant The Roles of Literature and the Arts in Representing Migration

Figures of the Migrant: The Roles of Literature and the Arts in Representing Migration

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Edited By Siobhan Brownlie, Rédouane Abouddahab
September 13, 2021

This volume seeks to investigate the representation of the migrant and migration in literary texts and the arts. Through studies that examine works in a range of art forms ‒ novels, theatre, poetry, creative non-fiction, documentary films and performance and video installations ‒ that evoke a ...

Narratives of Scale in the Anthropocene Imagining Human Responsibility in an Age of Scalar Complexity

Narratives of Scale in the Anthropocene: Imagining Human Responsibility in an Age of Scalar Complexity

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Edited By Gabriele Dürbeck, Philip Hüpkes
July 27, 2021

The Anthropocene concept draws attention to the various forms of entanglement of social, political, ecological, biological and geological processes at multiple spatial and temporal scales. The ensuing complexity and ambiguity create manifold challenges to widely established theories, methodologies,...

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