E-books: Literature

  • Ancient Fairy and Folk Tales: An Anthology book cover

    Ancient Fairy and Folk Tales

    An Anthology, 1st Edition

    By Graham Anderson

    This anthology explores the multitude of evidence for recognisable fairy tales drawn from sources in the much older cultures of the ancient world, appearing much earlier than the 17th century where awareness of most fairy tales tends to begin. It presents versions of Cinderella, The Emperor’s New…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Applied Semiotics: Tools for Text and Image Analysis book cover

    An Introduction to Applied Semiotics

    Tools for Text and Image Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Louis Hébert

    An Introduction to Applied Semiotics presents nineteen semiotics tools for text and image analysis. Covering a variety of different schools and approaches, together with the author’s own original approach, this is a full and synthetic introduction to semiotics. This book presents general tools…

    eBook – 2019-11-28
    Routledge

  • Translation: A Guide to the Practice of Crafting Target Texts book cover

    Translation: A Guide to the Practice of Crafting Target Texts

    1st Edition

    By Stella Cragie, Ann Pattison

    This practical guide by two experienced translators and translation tutors explores aspects of time, context and culture in a range of translated literary texts, including novels, memoirs, poems and plays. Reflective analytical sections are complemented by a variety of practical tasks that reflect…

    eBook – 2019-11-18
    Routledge

  • Trauma book cover

    Trauma

    1st Edition

    By Lucy Bond, Stef Craps

    Trauma has become a catchword of our time and a central category in contemporary theory and criticism. In this illuminating and accessible volume, Lucy Bond and Stef Craps: provide an account of the history of the concept of trauma from the late nineteenth century to the present day examine…

    eBook – 2019-11-06
    Routledge
    The New Critical Idiom

  • The Cinematic Political: Film Composition as Political Theory book cover

    The Cinematic Political

    Film Composition as Political Theory, 1st Edition

    By Michael J. Shapiro

    In this book, Michael J. Shapiro stages a series of pedagogical encounters between political theory, represented as a compositional challenge, and cinematic texts, emphasizing how to achieve an effective research paper/essay by heeding the compositional strategies of films. The text’s…

    eBook – 2019-11-01
    Routledge

  • The Formation of al-Andalus, Part 2: Language, Religion, Culture and the Sciences book cover

    The Formation of al-Andalus, Part 2

    Language, Religion, Culture and the Sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julio Samsó, Maribel Fierro

    These two volumes present a conspectus of current research on the history and culture of early medieval Spain and Portugal, from the time of the Arab conquest in 711 up to the fall of the caliphate. They trace the impact of Islamisation on the pre-existing Roman and Visigothic political and social…

    eBook – 2019-10-23
    Routledge
    The Formation of the Classical Islamic World

  • Children's Literature book cover

    Children's Literature

    1st Edition

    By Carrie Hintz

    Children’s Literature is an accessible introduction to this engaging field. Carrie Hintz offers a defining conceptual overview of children’s literature that presents its competing histories, its cultural contexts, and the theoretical debates it has instigated. Positioned within the wider field of…

    eBook – 2019-10-18
    Routledge
    The New Critical Idiom

  • Engagements with Contemporary Literary and Critical Theory book cover

    Engagements with Contemporary Literary and Critical Theory

    1st Edition

    By Evan Gottlieb

    Engagements with Contemporary Literary and Critical Theory is a wide-ranging but accessible introduction to the key thinkers and theories integral to the study of literature. Organized thematically, the book provides historical introductions and uses a variety of relevant contemporary examples to…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Engagements with Literature

  • Pastoral book cover

    Pastoral

    2nd Edition

    By Terry Gifford

    Updated throughout, this new edition provides a clear and invaluable introduction to the study of pastoral. Terry Gifford traces the history of the genre from its classical origins through to contemporary writing and introduces the major writers and critical issues relating to pastoral. Gifford…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge
    The New Critical Idiom

  • Antología de escritoras españolas de la Edad Media y el Siglo de Oro book cover

    Antología de escritoras españolas de la Edad Media y el Siglo de Oro

    1st Edition

    Edited by Luzmila Camacho Platero

    Antología de escritoras españolas de la Edad Media y el Siglo de Oro ofrece una selección de obras literarias de ocho escritoras medievales, renacentistas y barrocas. Cada capítulo presenta una extensa introducción sobre la autora y su obra. Esta antología contribuye a mejorar el conocimiento de…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • Homer and Hesiod as Prototypes of Greek Literature: Greek Literature book cover

    Homer and Hesiod as Prototypes of Greek Literature

    Greek Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gregory Nagy

    This volume is available on its own or as part of the seven volume set, Greek Literature. This collection reprints in facsimile the most influential scholarship published in this field during the twentieth century. For a complete list of the volume titles in this set, see the listing for Greek…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • Before Literature: The Nature of Narrative Without the Written Word book cover

    Before Literature

    The Nature of Narrative Without the Written Word, 1st Edition

    By Sheila J. Nayar

    Before Literature examines storytelling that, whether due to historical, technological, or socio-economic circumstance, is neither shaped nor influenced by alphabetic literacy. How does a story unfold when carried solely in memory, when it cannot be written down or externally stored? What…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

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