Literature: Literature by Geographic Area

  • Deliberations: The Journals of Roland Barthes book cover

    Deliberations: The Journals of Roland Barthes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Neil Badmington

    ‘I’ve never kept a journal’, Roland Barthes declared in 1979, ‘ – or, rather, I’ve never known if I should keep one’. The form itself, he continued, was inferior and ‘unnecessary’, a ‘minor mania of writing’. Barthes died months making this statement, and the years since then have revealed that he…

    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

  • The Environmental Crisis Novel: Ecological Death-facing in Contemporary British and North American Fiction book cover

    The Environmental Crisis Novel

    Ecological Death-facing in Contemporary British and North American Fiction, 1st Edition

    By Louise Squire

    In the contemporary era, literature has begun to respond to the environmental issues we currently face. In doing so, a new subgenre has emerged -- the environmental crisis novel. This new subgenre is concerned not just with a range of environmental issues but with the human subject as catalyst for…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • 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

  • A Persian Sufi Poem: Vocabulary and Terminology: Concordance, frequency word-list, statistical survey, Arabic loan-words and Sufi-religious terminology in Ṭarīq-ut-taḥqīq (A.H. 744) book cover

    A Persian Sufi Poem

    Vocabulary and Terminology: Concordance, frequency word-list, statistical survey, Arabic loan-words and Sufi-religious terminology in Ṭarīq-ut-taḥqīq (A.H. 744), 1st Edition

    By Bo Utas

    This book, first published in 1978, treats methods of describing the total and special vocabularies of a given text and demonstrates a procedure of description of the vocabulary of the Sufi Mathnavi poem Ṭarīq-ut-taḥqīq, composed in the middle of the fourteenth century. The book gives a complete…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • Baghdad During the Abbasid Caliphate: From Contemporary Arabic and Persian Sources book cover

    Baghdad During the Abbasid Caliphate

    From Contemporary Arabic and Persian Sources, 1st Edition

    By G. Le Strange

    The history of Baghdad as a metropolis coincides with the history of the rise and fall of the Abbasid Caliphs. In this volume, first published in 1900 and written by a recognized authority in the field, the history of the city and of the Abbasid dynasty are closely interwoven so that, from a…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • The Persian Sufis book cover

    The Persian Sufis

    1st Edition

    By Cyprian Rice

    The author was first introduced to Persian studies when, as a ‘Student Interpreter’ in the Levant Consular Service, he studied Arabic, Persian and Turkish. He realized the value of Persian thought in any attempt to draw East and West together. This book, first published in 1964, is the product of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • 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

  • 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

  • Ecocriticism and the Semiosis of Poetry: Holding on to Proteus book cover

    Ecocriticism and the Semiosis of Poetry

    Holding on to Proteus, 1st Edition

    By Aaron Moe

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Literatures and the Environment

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