Literature: Interdisciplinary Literary Studies

  • Literary and Non-literary Responses Towards 9/11: South Asia and Beyond book cover

    Literary and Non-literary Responses Towards 9/11

    South Asia and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nukhbah Taj Langah

    This book presents a range of analytical responses towards 9/11 through a critical review of its literary, non-literary and cultural representations. It examines the ways in which this event has shaped and complicated the relationship between various national and religious identities in…

    Paperback – 2019-04-04 
    Routledge India

  • Reading Literary Animals: Medieval to Modern book cover

    Reading Literary Animals

    Medieval to Modern, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Spencer, Derek Ryan, Karen Edwards

    Reading Literary Animals takes a broad chronological sweep, from medieval times to present day, to explore the literary status and representation of animals in literature. Editors, Jane Spencer, Derek Ryan and Karen Edwards have assembled some of the field’s leading scholars to demonstrate how…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • The Future of Reading book cover

    The Future of Reading

    1st Edition

    By Eric Purchase

    Why do we read?  What happens to our imaginations when we read?  To our knowledge?  What creative forces are unleashed?  What are the wider implications of all of this? In a truly engaging and accessible style, The Future of Reading looks at the very experience of reading; not just the consumption…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • American Utopia: Literature, Society, and the Human Use of Human Beings book cover

    American Utopia

    Literature, Society, and the Human Use of Human Beings, 1st Edition

    By Peter Swirski

    From the Black Tuesday to the White House, from Plato to Robert Nozick, from Eugene Debs to Richard Nixon, from Peter Cornelis Plockhoy to the hippie communes of the Sixties, from universal basic income to utopian basic income, from proverbial wisdom to multilevel selection, from Big Data to…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Native Fiction: Toward a Narrative Poetics of Survivance book cover

    Contemporary Native Fiction

    Toward a Narrative Poetics of Survivance, 1st Edition

    By James J. Donahue

    Contemporary Native Fiction: Toward a Narrative Poetics of Survivance analyzes paradigmatic works of contemporary Native American/First Nations literary fiction using the tools of narrative theory. Each chapter is read through the lens of a narrative theory – structuralist narratology, feminist…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge
    Narrative Theory and Culture

  • Jane Austen, George Eliot and the Reflective Tradition book cover

    Jane Austen, George Eliot and the Reflective Tradition

    1st Edition

    By Rose Pimentel

    In her exploration of the moral tradition shared between Jane Austen and George Eliot, Rose Pimentel argues that a common ethical dynamic between the two authors, and what would later be known as the realist novel, emerged from an emphasis on reflection as introspection that was widespread in the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28 
    Routledge
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • The Early Modern English Calendar: A Reference Guide book cover

    The Early Modern English Calendar

    A Reference Guide, 1st Edition

    By Phebe Jensen

    Depending on variables such as rank, level of literacy, gender, and occupation, English society in the early modern period operated according to a number of different calendrical time schemes. These included the astronomical time that fundamentally set the duration of days and years; the seasons,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28 
    Routledge

  • Immigrants and Comics: Graphic Spaces of Remembrance, Transaction, and Mimesis book cover

    Immigrants and Comics

    Graphic Spaces of Remembrance, Transaction, and Mimesis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nhora Lucía Serrano

    This interdisciplinary, themed anthology focuses on the depiction of immigrants in cartoons, comics, and graphic novels across diverse cultures and time periods, as they navigate new socio-political milieux. It seeks to interrogate how immigration is portrayed in comics and how the "immigrant" was…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Comics Studies

  • Beards and Masculinity in American Literature book cover

    Beards and Masculinity in American Literature

    1st Edition

    By Peter Ferry

    Beards and Masculinity in American Literature presents the social, historical, gender, and political power of facial hair in the representation of masculinities in American prose and poetry. Employing cutting-edge theories from the fields of Gender Studies, Masculinity Studies, and Queer Studies,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Modernism, Feminism and Everyday Life book cover

    Modernism, Feminism and Everyday Life

    1st Edition

    By Tara Thomson

    Faced with a rapidly changing world, modernist authors turned their attention to the mundane details of everyday life, seeking new discourses and techniques to articulate their experiences of modernity. Drawing on theories of everyday life, Tara Thomson explores modernist fiction by women who were…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Modernism and Modernity in British Women’s Magazines: Ultra-Modern Eves book cover

    Modernism and Modernity in British Women’s Magazines

    Ultra-Modern Eves, 1st Edition

    By Alice Wood

    This book explores the treatment of modernism and modernity in early twentieth-century British women’s magazines. It expands recent research into the diverse markets and publication outlets through which literary modernism circulated by tracing modernism’s presence in commercial magazines that have…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Routledge Handbook of African Literature book cover

    Routledge Handbook of African Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Moradewun Adejunmobi, Carli Coetzee

    The turn of the twenty-first century has witnessed an expansion of critical approaches to African literature. The Routledge Handbook of African Literature is a one-stop publication bringing together studies of African literary texts that embody an array of newer approaches applied to a wide range…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge

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