Literature: Interdisciplinary Literary Studies

  • The Routledge Companion to Twenty-First Century Literary Fiction book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Twenty-First Century Literary Fiction

    Edited by Robert Eaglestone, Daniel O'Gorman

    The study of contemporary fiction has been growing in popularity for many years, whether via its consistent place in the news and popular culture, the rapid expansion of creative writing and contemporary literature programs at University level, or new scholarly organizations dedicated to the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Literature Companions

  • Shakespeare's Language: The Afterlife book cover

    Shakespeare's Language

    The Afterlife

    By Keith Johnson

    In Shakespeare’s Language, Keith Johnson offers an overview of the rich and dynamic history of the reception and study of Shakespeare’s language from his death right up to the present.   Tracing a chronological history of Shakespeare’s language, Keith Johnson also picks up on classic and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • The Aesthetics, Gender, and Feminism of the Beat Women book cover

    The Aesthetics, Gender, and Feminism of the Beat Women

    By Polina Mackay

    Examining a peculiarity in the legacy of the Beat Generation, this book considers the fact that a body of literature centered around the work of authors with misogynist tendencies such as William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, and Jack Kerouac has been a profound influence on later generations of…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

  • Natural and Artificial Bodies in Early Modern England: Literature, Natural Philosophy, Objects book cover

    Natural and Artificial Bodies in Early Modern England

    Literature, Natural Philosophy, Objects

    By Alvin Snider

    This book brings contemporary ways of reconceptualizing the human relationship to things into conversation with seventeenth-century writing, exploring how the literature of the period intersected with changing understandings of the conceptual structure of matter, and how human beings might…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • Revival: Genre and Void (2003): Looking Back at Sartre and Beauvoir book cover

    Revival: Genre and Void (2003)

    Looking Back at Sartre and Beauvoir

    By Max Deutscher

    This book was first published in 2003: Developing a reading of some of Beauvoir's and Sartre's most influential writings in philosophy, Max Deutscher explores contemporary philosophy in the light of the phenomenological tradition within which Being and Nothingness and The Second Sex occurred as…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Intersections of Whiteness book cover

    The Intersections of Whiteness

    Edited by Evangelia Kindinger, Mark Schmitt

    Trumpism and the racially implied Islamophobia of the "travel ban"; Brexit and the yearning for Britain’s past imperial grandeur; Black Lives Matter; the public backlash against Merkel’s refugee policies in Germany – these seemingly national responses to the changing demographics in a multitude of…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Fictive Narrative Philosophy: How Fiction Can Act as Philosophy book cover

    Fictive Narrative Philosophy

    How Fiction Can Act as Philosophy

    By Michael Boylan

    What is the philosophical voice within literature? Does literature have a voice of its own? Can this voice really be philosophical in its own right? In this book, Michael Boylan argues that some literary works indeed can make their own unique claims in different areas of philosophy. He calls this…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • Starring Charles Dickens: Multi-Media 'Boz' and the Culture of Celebrity book cover

    Starring Charles Dickens

    Multi-Media 'Boz' and the Culture of Celebrity

    By Joss Marsh

    As Joss Marsh observes in her stirring book on Dickens and cinema, Dickens was the first mass-mediated photographic celebrity of the modern era, more intimately "familiar" than any person in Britain besides the royal family. Suggesting Dickens's celebrity, as much as his work, contributed to the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-30 
    Routledge

  • Mary Wroth's Pamphilia to Amphilanthus: A Re-Appraisal book cover

    Mary Wroth's Pamphilia to Amphilanthus

    A Re-Appraisal

    By Ilona Bell

    In this first full-length study of Pamphilia to Amphilanthus, the first sonnet sequence to be written and published by an English woman, Ilona Bell shows that Mary Wroth is a boldly original lyric poet. Bell compares the handwritten private manuscript to the printed text, and shows how Wroth…

    Hardback – 2018-12-28 
    Routledge

  • Re-Covering Modernism: Pulps, Paperbacks, and the Prejudice of Form book cover

    Re-Covering Modernism

    Pulps, Paperbacks, and the Prejudice of Form

    In the first half of the twentieth century, modernist works appeared not only in obscure little magazines and books published by tiny exclusive presses but also in literary reprint magazines of the 1920s, tawdry pulp magazines of the 1930s, and lurid paperbacks of the 1940s. In his nuanced…

    Paperback – 2018-12-28 
    Routledge

  • Animal Automata and Living Machines in Literature and Philosophy: Robots, Replicants, and Companion Species book cover

    Animal Automata and Living Machines in Literature and Philosophy

    Robots, Replicants, and Companion Species

    By Mark Paterson

    This book offers a protohistory of human-machine relations in literature and philosophy, focused on automata, robots, and the imaginary — and imagery — of animated nonhuman objects. Each chapter offers a distinct historical-philosophical epoch within human-machine thinking, and successively unfolds…

    Hardback – 2018-12-28 
    Routledge
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

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