Literature: Interdisciplinary Literary Studies

  • Privatised Motherhood: Confession and Anxiety in Neoliberal Times book cover

    Privatised Motherhood

    Confession and Anxiety in Neoliberal Times

    By Ruth Cain

    The privatisation of relationships of care and dependency is increasing; the new social media is facilitating a "confessional" society and our press is keen to interrogate every dimension of our relationships. The combined cultural effect of these elements has created a paradoxical gap within which…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • The New Pastoral in Contemporary British Writing book cover

    The New Pastoral in Contemporary British Writing

    By Deborah Lilley

    This book identifies a major turn in contemporary British literature in response to environmental crisis. It argues that the pastoral is emerging as a new critical framework in which to explore the understanding of people and place in this context. The New Pastoral in Contemporary British Writing…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The Literariness of Media Art book cover

    The Literariness of Media Art

    By Claudia Benthien, Jordis Lau, Maraike M. Marxsen

    The beginning of the 20th century saw literary scholars from Russia positing a new definition for the nature of literature. Within the framework of Russian formalism, the term "literariness" was coined. The driving force behind this theoretical inquiry was the desire to identify literature—and art…

    Paperback – 2018-10-03 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Literature and Economics book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Literature and Economics

    Edited by Michelle Chihara, Matt Seybold

    The Routledge Companion to Literature and Economics is the first authoritative guide to the area, drawing together over 45 critics, it offers both an introduction and a springboard to this sometimes complex but highly relevant field. With sections on ‘Critical Traditions’, ‘Histories’, ‘Principles’…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Orality book cover

    Orality

    By Tom Wright

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    The New Critical Idiom

  • Early Modern Marginalia book cover

    Early Modern Marginalia

    Edited by Katherine Acheson

    Marginalia in early modern and medieval texts – printed, handwritten, drawn, scratched, colored, and pasted in – offer a crazy quilt composed of fragments of how people, as individuals and in groups, interacted with books and manuscripts over often lengthy periods of time. The chapters in this…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Material Readings in Early Modern Culture

  • Environmental Posthumanism in Literature and Science: Stages of Transmutation book cover

    Environmental Posthumanism in Literature and Science

    Stages of Transmutation

    By Tom Idema

    Literature is often regarded as a window on the human soul. However, in an era of turbulent planetary change, perhaps this inward focus will give way to a preoccupation with the relations between humans and their nonhuman environments, thus decentering humanity. Such a perspective may be called…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • Routledge Companion to Pakistani Anglophone Writing book cover

    Routledge Companion to Pakistani Anglophone Writing

    Edited by Aroosa Kanwal, Saiyma Aslam

    The Routledge Companion to Pakistani Anglophone Writing forms a theoretical, comprehensive and critically astute overview of the history and future of Pakistani Literature in English. Dealing with key issues for global society today, from terrorism, religious extremism, fundamentalism, corruption…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Literature Companions

  • Maternal Measures: Figuring Caregiving in the Early Modern Period book cover

    Maternal Measures

    Figuring Caregiving in the Early Modern Period

    By Naomi Yavneh

    Edited by Naomi J. Miller

    This title was first published in 2001. Focusing attention on the neglected area of relations between brothers and sisters during the early modern period, this volume explores the sibling dynamics that shaped family relations in Italy, England, France, Spain, and Germany. Using an array of feminist…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning: A Creative Partnership book cover

    Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning

    A Creative Partnership

    By Mary Sanders Pollock

    This title was first pbulished in 2003. This volume, the first full-length comparative study of the Brownings' poetry since the early twentieth century, examines the creative partnership of Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning through a critical analysis of the poems written by this famous couple…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Staging Slander and Gender in Early Modern England book cover

    Staging Slander and Gender in Early Modern England

    By Ina Habermann

    This title was first published in 2003. Though the historical evidence of slander and defamation increasingly attracts the attention of early modern cultural historians and literary scholars, much of the current critical debate has failed to take into account the diverse signifying structures in…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Women's Life Writing in Early Modern Scotland: Writing the Evangelical Self, c. 1670-c. 1730 book cover

    Women's Life Writing in Early Modern Scotland

    Writing the Evangelical Self, c. 1670-c. 1730

    Edited by David George Mullan

    This title was first published in 2003.This edition presents writings by early modern Scottish women about women-namely themselves. From about 1660, Scottish women began to express themselves, sometimes extensively, in religious prose. Here David Mullan showcases selections of these women's…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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