Literature: Events

American Literature Association 28th Annual Conference

2017May. 25th28th

Location: Boston, MA

If you're going to the American Literature Association 28th Annual Conference from May 25-28, then we'd love to see you at our stand. There you'll be able to take advantage of a special conference discount when you order new and recently published books at the stand.

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  • The Routledge Introduction to American Women Writers

    By Wendy Martin, Sharone Williams

    The Routledge Introduction to American Women Writers considers the important literary, historical, cultural, and intellectual contexts of American women authors from the seventeenth century to the present and provides readers with an analysis of current literary trends and debates in women’s…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Introductions to American Literature

  • An Introduction to Literature, Criticism and Theory

    5th Edition

    By Andrew Bennett, Nicholas Royle

    Lively, original and highly readable, An Introduction to Literature, Criticism and Theory is the essential guide to literary studies. Starting at ‘The Beginning’ and concluding with ‘The End’, chapters range from the familiar, such as ‘Character’, ‘Narrative’ and ‘The Author’, to the more unusual,…

    Paperback – 2016-03-14
    Routledge

  • Literary Analysis: The Basics

    By Celena Kusch

    Literary Analysis: The Basics is an insightful introduction to analysing a wide range of literary forms. Providing a clear outline of the methodologies employed in twenty-first century literary analysis, it introduces readers to the genres, canons, terms, issues, critical approaches, and contexts…

    Paperback – 2016-03-10
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • The Routledge Introduction to American Modernism

    By Linda Wagner-Martin

    The modernist period was crucial for American literature as it gave writers the chance to be truly innovative and create their own distinct identity. Starting slightly earlier than many guides to modernism this lucid and comprehensive guide introduces the reader to the essential history of the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Introductions to American Literature

  • The Routledge Introduction to African American Literature

    By D. Quentin Miller

    The Routledge Introduction to African American Literature considers the key literary, political, historical and intellectual contexts of African American literature from its origins to the present, and also provides students with an analysis of the most up-to-date literary trends and debates in…

    Paperback – 2016-02-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Introductions to American Literature

  • The Routledge Companion to Travel Writing

    Edited by Carl Thompson

    As many places around the world confront issues of globalization, migration and postcoloniality, travel writing has become a serious genre of study, reflecting some of the greatest concerns of our time. Encompassing forms as diverse as field journals, investigative reports, guidebooks, memoirs,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Literature Companions

  • The Bible and Literature: The Basics

    By Norman W. Jones

    The Bible and Literature: The Basics provides an interpretive framework for understanding the significance of biblical allusions in literature—even for readers who have little prior knowledge of the Bible. In doing so, it surveys the Bible’s influence on a broad range of English, American, and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-19
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Studying English

    A Guide for Literature Students

    By Robert Eaglestone, with Jonathan Beecher Field

    Clearly focussed on the needs of students, Robert Eaglestone and Jonathan Beecher Field have revised the best-selling Doing English specifically for English literature courses in America. Studying English presents the ideas and debates that shape literary studies in America today. This overview of…

    Paperback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge

  • Engagements with Narrative

    By Janine Utell

    Balancing key foundational topics with new developments and trends, Engagements with Narrative offers an accessible introduction to narratology. As new narrative forms and media emerge, the study of narrative and the ways people communicate through imagination, empathy, and storytelling is…

    Paperback – 2015-10-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Engagements with Literature

  • Engagements with Close Reading

    By Annette Federico

    What should we do with a literary work? Is it best to become immersed in a novel or poem, or is our job to objectively dissect it? Should we consult literature as a source of knowledge or wisdom, or keenly interrogate its designs upon us? Do we excavate the text as an historical artifact, or…

    Paperback – 2015-10-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Engagements with Literature

  • Literature and Disability

    By Alice Hall

    Literature and Disability introduces readers to the field of disability studies and the ways in which a focus on issues of impairment and the representation of disability can provide new approaches to reading and writing about literary texts. Disability plays a central role in much of the most…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20
    Routledge
    Literature and Contemporary Thought

  • The Routledge Companion to Literature and Human Rights

    Edited by Sophia A. McClennen, Alexandra Schultheis Moore

    The Routledge Companion to Literature and Human Rights provides a comprehensive, transnational, and interdisciplinary map to this emerging field, offering a broad overview of human rights and literature while providing innovative readings on key topics. The first of its kind, this volume covers…

    Hardback – 2015-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Literature Companions

  • The Modernist World

    Edited by Allana Lindgren, Stephen Ross

    The Modernist World is an accessible yet cutting edge volume which redraws the boundaries and connections among interdisciplinary and transnational modernisms. The 61 new essays address literature, visual arts, theatre, dance, architecture, music, film, and intellectual currents. The book also…

    Hardback – 2015-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • Introducing Comparative Literature

    New Trends and Applications

    By César Domínguez, Haun Saussy, Darío Villanueva

    Introducing Comparative Literature is a comprehensive guide to the field offering clear, concise information alongside useful analysis and examples. It frames the introduction within recent theoretical debates and shifts in the discipline whilst also addressing the history of the field and its…

    Paperback – 2014-12-11
    Routledge

  • American Literature

    A History

    By Hans Bertens, Theo D'haen

    This comprehensive history of American Literature traces its development from the earliest colonial writings of the late 1500s through to the present day. This lively, engaging and highly accessible guide: offers lucid discussions of all major influences and movements such as Puritanism,…

    Paperback – 2013-11-01
    Routledge