Field-defining volumes in new and exciting areas of literary studies. These volumes are ideal introductions for beginners, or handy volumes for those already working in the field: summarising current scholarship, whilst pushing the boundaries of emerging trends they are must-have collections.
The Routledge Companion to Global Literary Adaptation in the Twenty-First Century
The Routledge Companion to World Literature
The Routledge Companion to Narrative Theory
The Routledge Companion to Korean Literature
The Routledge Companion to Yan Lianke
By Matthew Stratton
May 23, 2023
The Routledge Companion to Politics and Literature in English provides an interdisciplinary overview of the vibrant connections between literature, politics, and the political. Featuring contributions from 41 scholars across a variety of disciplines, the collection is divided into five parts: ...
By Brandon Chua, Elizabeth Ho
March 10, 2023
The Routledge Companion to Global Literary Adaptation in the Twenty-First Century offers new perspectives on contemporary literary adaptation as a dynamically global field. Featuring contributions from an international team of established and emerging scholars, this volume considers literary ...
By Raluca Radulescu, Sif Rikhardsdottir
December 30, 2022
The Routledge Companion to Medieval English Literature offers a new, inclusive, and comprehensive context to the study of medieval literature written in the English language from the Norman Conquest to the end of the Middle Ages. Utilising a Trans-European context, this volume includes essays from ...
By Ann R. Hawkins, Catherine S. Blackwell, E. Leigh Bonds
December 30, 2022
The Routledge Companion to Romantic Women Writers overviews critical reception for Romantic women writers from their earliest periodical reviews through the most current scholarship and directs users to avenues of future research. It is divided into two parts.The first section offers topical ...
By Theo D'haen, David Damrosch, Djelal Kadir
September 30, 2022
This fully updated new edition of The Routledge Companion to World Literature contains ten brand new chapters on topics such as premodern world literature, migration studies, world history, artificial intelligence, global Englishes, remediation, crime fiction, Lusophone literature, Middle Eastern ...
By Lieven Ameel
August 10, 2022
Over the past decades, the growing interest in the study of literature of the city has led to the development of literary urban studies as a discipline in its own right. The Routledge Companion to Literary Urban Studies provides a methodical overview of the fundamentals of this developing ...
By Paul Dawson, Maria Mäkelä
July 18, 2022
The Routledge Companion to Narrative Theory brings together top scholars in the field to explore the significance of narrative to pressing social, cultural, and theoretical issues. How does narrative both inform and limit the way we think today? From conspiracy theories and social media movements ...
By Katharine A. Burnett, Todd Hagstette, Monica Carol Miller
July 11, 2022
The Routledge Companion to Literature of the U.S. South provides a collection of vibrant and multidisciplinary essays by scholars from a wide range of backgrounds working in the field of U.S. southern literary studies. With topics ranging from American studies, African American studies, ...
By Patrick Colm Hogan, Bradley J. Irish, Lalita Pandit Hogan
April 06, 2022
The Routledge Companion to Literature and Emotion shows how the "affective turn" in the humanities applies to literary studies. Deftly combining the scientific elements with the literary, the book provides a theoretical and topical introduction to reading literature and emotion. Looking at a ...
By Michael Bryson
March 31, 2022
The Routledge Companion to Humanism and Literature provides readers with a comprehensive reassessment of the value of humanism in an intellectual landscape. Offering contributions by leading international scholars, this volume seeks to define literature as a core expressive form and an essential ...
By Heekyoung Cho
March 16, 2022
The Routledge Companion to Korean Literature consists of 35 chapters written by leaders in the field, who explore significant topics and who have pioneered innovative approaches. The collection highlights the most dynamic current scholarship on Korean literature, presenting rigorous literary ...
By Riccardo Moratto, Howard Yuen Fung Choy
March 11, 2022
Yan Lianke is one of the most important, prolific, and controversial writers in contemporary China. At the forefront of the “mythorealist” Chinese avant-garde and using absurdist humor and grotesque satire, Yan’s works have caught much critical attention not only in the Chinese mainland, Hong Kong,...