The Routledge Diaspora Studies Reader
The Routledge Auto Biography Studies Reader
Science Fiction and Cultural Theory: A Reader
Ecocriticism The Essential Reader
Literature and the Bible A Reader
The Routledge Queer Studies Reader
World Literature A Reader
Literature and Globalization A Reader
By Klaus Stierstorfer, Janet Wilson
October 23, 2017
The Routledge Diaspora Studies Reader provides a comprehensive resource for students and scholars working in this vital interdisciplinary field. The book traces the emergence and development of diaspora studies as a field of scholarship, presenting key critical essays alongside more recent ...
By Ricia A. Chansky, Emily Hipchen
November 10, 2015
The Routledge Auto|Biography Studies Reader collects together key theoretical essays in the field, creating a solid base for any critical study of autobiography, biography, or life writing. Beginning with a foreword by Sidonie Smith and a general introduction to the collection, the book is then ...
By Sherryl Vint
October 23, 2015
Science Fiction and Cultural Theory: A Reader is an essential resource for literature students studying science fiction, science and popular culture, and contemporary theory. This book combines key theories that have become touchstones for work in the field with more recent thinking to ...
By Ken Hiltner
July 07, 2014
Ecocriticism: The Essential Reader charts the growth of this important field. The first-wave ecocriticism section focuses on key readings from the 1960s to the 1990s. The second-wave ecocriticism section goes on to consider a range of exciting contemporary trends, including environmental ...
By Jo Carruthers, Mark Knight, Andrew Tate
October 03, 2013
This book traces the emergence and development of Literature and the Bible as a field of scholarship, presenting key critical essays alongside more recent criticism that explores new directions. The Western literary tradition has a long and complex relationship with the Jewish and Christian ...
By Donald E. Hall, Annamarie Jagose
July 23, 2012
The Routledge Queer Studies Reader provides a comprehensive resource for students and scholars working in this vibrant and interdisciplinary field. The book traces the emergence and development of Queer Studies as a field of scholarship, presenting key critical essays alongside more recent ...
By Theo D'haen, César Domínguez, Mads Rosendahl Thomsen
July 10, 2012
World Literature is an increasingly influential subject in literary studies, which has led to the re-framing of contemporary ideas of ‘national literatures’, language and translation. World Literature: A Reader brings together thirty essential readings which display the theoretical foundations of ...
By Liam Connell, Nicky Marsh
September 30, 2010
'[I] wonder how we have managed without such a text.' – Rita Raley, UCSB, USA Globalization has had a huge impact on thinking across the humanities, redefining the understanding of fields such as communication, culture, politics, and literature. This groundbreaking Reader is the first to ...
By Shafquat Towheed, Rosalind Crone, Katie Halsey
August 31, 2010
The History of Reading offers an engaging, accessible overview from the rise of literacy through to the current trend of ‘book clubs’. Divided into seven sections, each with a useful introduction, this Reader: summarises the main debates and perspectives shaping the field introduces key ...
By Alison Donnell, Sarah Lawson Welsh
August 29, 1996
The Routledge Reader in Caribbean Literature is an outstanding compilation of over seventy primary and secondary texts of writing from the Caribbean. Locating key writers within a specifically Caribbean framework, the editors Alison Donnell and Sarah Lawson Welsh demonstrate that these singular ...