Literature: Literary/Critical Theory

  • Viral Structures in Literature and Digital Media: Networked Counterpublics and Participatory Capitalism book cover

    Viral Structures in Literature and Digital Media

    Networked Counterpublics and Participatory Capitalism

    By Kim Brillante Knight

    This book examines the ways digital networks facilitate new dissemination models for information, aesthetic texts, and amateur media by tracing the proliferation of "viral structures." A viral structure can be a text, video, internet joke, computer virus, game, blog post, or technological platform…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Digital Humanities

  • Utopian Desire: A Cultural Studies Approach book cover

    Utopian Desire

    A Cultural Studies Approach

    By John Storey

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Calibrating Western Philosophy for India: Rousseau, Derrida, Deleuze, Guattari and Vaddera Chandidas book cover

    Calibrating Western Philosophy for India

    Rousseau, Derrida, Deleuze, Guattari and Vaddera Chandidas

    By A. Raghuramaraju

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge India

  • A History of Persian Navigation book cover

    A History of Persian Navigation

    By Hadi Hasan

    This book, first published in 1928, is based on Chinese, Persian and Arabic sources, and provides the first scholarly account of the history of Persian maritime exploration.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • 'Omar Khayyám: The Persian Text with Paraphrase, and the First and Fourth Editions of Fitzgerald's Translation book cover

    'Omar Khayyám

    The Persian Text with Paraphrase, and the First and Fourth Editions of Fitzgerald's Translation

    By E.H. Rodwell

    This book, first published in 1931, shows in a simple, sound and lucid manner how the genius of two poets (Omar Khayyam and FitzGerald) brought together by the genius of an Orientalist (Professor Cowell) culminated in a very strange, very beautiful and profound English poem. This book is concerned…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • Shakespeare’s Props: Memory and Cognition book cover

    Shakespeare’s Props

    Memory and Cognition

    By Sophie Duncan

    Cognitive approaches to drama have enriched our understanding of Early Modern playtexts, acting and spectatorship. This monograph is the first full-length study of Shakespeare’s props and their cognitive impact. Shakespeare’s most iconic props have become transhistorical, transnational metonyms for…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • 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

  • Fantasy book cover

    Fantasy

    By Lucie Armitt

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    The New Critical Idiom

  • Resisting Boundaries: The Subject of Naturalism in Brazil book cover

    Resisting Boundaries

    The Subject of Naturalism in Brazil

    By Eva P. Bueno

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Turandot's Sisters: A Study of the Folktale AT 851 book cover

    Turandot's Sisters

    A Study of the Folktale AT 851

    By Christine Goldberg

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • The Poetics of International Politics: Fact and Fiction in Narrative Representations of World Affairs book cover

    The Poetics of International Politics

    Fact and Fiction in Narrative Representations of World Affairs

    By Milan Babík

    This book exposes the role of poetic techniques and narrative composition in constituting the reality of world affairs. It has two interrelated objectives; to excavate the non-empirical elements inherent in mainstream academic international relations literature and to highlight the real political…

    Hardback – 2018-11-26 
    Routledge

  • Extreme States: The Evolution of American Transgressive Fiction 1960-2000 book cover

    Extreme States

    The Evolution of American Transgressive Fiction 1960-2000

    By Coco D'Hont

    Transgressive fiction explores the crossing of boundaries. Because of its extreme content and style, it is often considered controversial. However, transgressive fiction is not just shocking or disruptive. It is a continuation of an American tradition of creating culture through the crossing of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

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