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 World Literature
The Routledge Companion to Narrative Theory
By Julie Fiedorczuk, Mary Newell, Bernard Quetchenbach, Orchid Tierney
September 20, 2023
The Routledge Companion to Ecopoetics offers a comprehensive coverage of the vital and growing movement of ecopoetics, charting the historical influences informing ecopoetics, delineating its various subdivisions, and presenting a global range of established figures and emerging scholarly debates. ...
By Astrid Ensslin, Julia Round, Bronwen Thomas
July 28, 2023
The Routledge Companion to Literary Media examines the fast-moving present and future of a media ecosystem in which the literary continues to play a vital role. The term ‘literary media’ challenges the tendency to hold the two terms distinct and broadens accepted usage of the literary to include ...
By W. Michelle Wang, Daniel Jernigan, Neil Murphy
May 31, 2023
The Routledge Companion to Death and Literature seeks to understand the ways in which literature has engaged deeply with the ever-evolving relationship humanity has with its ultimate demise. It is the most comprehensive collection in this growing field of study and includes essays by Brian McHale, ...
By Deborah L. Madsen
May 31, 2023
The Routledge Companion to Native American Literature engages the multiple scenes of tension — historical, political, cultural, and aesthetic — that constitutes a problematic legacy in terms of community identity, ethnicity, gender and sexuality, language, and sovereignty in the study of Native ...
By Matthew Stratton
May 31, 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 44 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, ...