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2019 Literature Titles for Review

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February 2019

  • Victorian Poetry

    Poetry, Poetics and Politics, 2nd Edition

    By Isobel Armstrong

    In Victorian Poetry: Poetry, Poetics and Politics, Isobel Armstrong rescued Victorian poetry from its longstanding sepia image as ‘a moralised form of romantic verse' and unearthed its often subversive critique of nineteenth-century culture and politics. In this uniquely comprehensive and…

    Hardback – 2019-02-14

  • A Century of Encounters

    Writing the Other in Arab North Africa, 1st Edition

    By Tanja Stampfl

    A Century of Encounters analyzes Arab, American, and European literary depictions of self and other as they interact with each other in Arab North Africa throughout the twentieth century and introduces the trope of the encounter as a lens through which to read contemporary world literature…

    Hardback – 2019-02-13
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Climate and Crises

    Magical Realism as Environmental Discourse, 1st Edition

    By Ben Holgate

    Climate and Crises: Magical Realism as Environmental Discourse makes a dual intervention in both world literature and ecocriticism by examining magical realism as an international style of writing that has long-standing links with environmental literature. The book argues that, in the era of…

    Hardback – 2019-02-12
    Routledge Studies in World Literatures and the Environment

  • Ecocriticism and the Poiesis of Form

    Holding on to Proteus, 1st Edition

    By Aaron M. Moe

    Ecocriticism and the Poiesis of Form: Holding on to Proteus demonstrates how a fractal imagination helps one hold the form of a poem within the reaches of Deep Time, and it explores the kinship between the hazy, liminal moment when Sound becomes Syllable and the hazy, liminal moment when the sage…

    Hardback – 2019-02-11
    Routledge Studies in World Literatures and the Environment

  • Francis Bacon’s Contribution to Shakespeare

    A New Attribution Method, 1st Edition

    By Barry R. Clarke

    Francis Bacon's Contribution to Shakespeare advocates a paradigm shift away from a single-author theory of the Shakespeare work towards a many-hands theory. Here, the middle ground is adopted between competing so-called Stratfordian and alternative single-author conspiracy theories. In the process,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-06
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • Impressive Shakespeare

    Identity, Authority and the Imprint in Shakespearean Drama, 1st Edition

    By Harry Newman

    Impressive Shakespeare reassesses Shakespeare’s relationship with "print culture" in light of his plays’ engagement with the language and material culture of three interrelated "impressing technologies": wax sealing, coining, and typographic printing. It analyses the material and rhetorical forms…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
    Material Readings in Early Modern Culture

  • Before Emotion: The Language of Feeling, 400-1800

    1st Edition

    Edited by Juanita Feros Ruys, Michael W. Champion, Kirk Essary

    Before Emotion: The Language of Feeling, 400-1800 advances current interdisciplinary research in the history of emotions through in-depth studies of the European language of emotion from late antiquity to the modern period. Focusing specifically on the premodern cognates of ‘affect’ or ‘affection’…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge Studies in Medieval Literature and Culture

  • Literature and Poverty

    From the Hebrew Bible to the Second World War, 1st Edition

    By David Aberbach

    Literature and Poverty offers an engaging overview of changes in literary perceptions of poverty and the poor.  Part I of the book, from the Hebrew Bible to the French Revolution, provides essential background information. It introduces the Scriptural ideal of the ‘holy poor’ and the process…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05

  • Human Minds and Animal Stories

    How Narratives Make Us Care About Other Species, 1st Edition

    By Wojciech Małecki, Piotr Sorokowski, Bogusław Pawłowski, Marcin Cieński

    The power of stories to raise our concern for animals has been postulated throughout history by countless scholars, activists, and writers, including such greats as Thomas Hardy and Leo Tolstoy. This is the first book to investigate that power and explain the psychological and cultural mechanisms…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge Studies in World Literatures and the Environment

  • Lucas Malet, Dissident Pilgrim

    Critical Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Ford, Alexandra Gray

    Popular novelist, female aesthete, Victorian radical and proto-modernist, Lucas Malet (Mary St. Leger  Harrison, 1852-1931) was one of the most successful writers of her day, yet few of her remarkable novels remain in print. Malet was a daughter of the ‘broad church’ priest and well-known Victorian…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

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