Literature: Literature by Geographic Area

  • Rumpelstiltskin’s Secret: What Women Didn’t Tell the Grimms book cover

    Rumpelstiltskin’s Secret

    What Women Didn’t Tell the Grimms, 1st Edition

    By Harry Rand

    Everyone knows Rumpelstiltskin's story. Or thinks they do. We heard it as children. We might affectionately remember the adult voices reciting the tale or recall the light in the room and the time of day when we enjoyed hearing this scripted performance. A grownup's voice added roughness and pitch…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Origin and Ellipsis in the Writing of Hilary Mantel: An Elliptical Dialogue with the Thinking of Jacques Derrida book cover

    Origin and Ellipsis in the Writing of Hilary Mantel

    An Elliptical Dialogue with the Thinking of Jacques Derrida, 1st Edition

    By Eileen Pollard

    Ellipsis and the Elliptical in the Writing of Hilary Mantel provokes a re-engagement with Derrida’s thinking in contemporary literature, with particular emphasis on the philosopher’s preoccupation with the process of writing. This is the first book-length study of Mantel’s writing, not just in…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Memory, Intermediality, and Literature: Something to Hold on to book cover

    Memory, Intermediality, and Literature

    Something to Hold on to, 1st Edition

    By Sara Tanderup Linkis

    Memory, Intermediality, and Literature investigates how selected literary works use intermedial strategies to represent and perform cultural memory. Drawing on the theoretical perspectives of cultural memory studies, this engaging, reader-friendly monograph examines new materialism and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Narrative Memory, Trauma and Recovery in Japanese Literature and Film book cover

    Narrative Memory, Trauma and Recovery in Japanese Literature and Film

    1st Edition

    By David C. Stahl

    This book provides a comprehensive analysis of Japanese literature and film through the interpretive lens of trauma studies. Focusing on depictions of protagonists who dissociated their childhood, adolescent and young adulthood traumas, failed to mourn their losses, developed psychological defense…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • The Short Lyric Poems of Jean Froissart: Fixed Forms and the Expression of the Courtly Ideal book cover

    The Short Lyric Poems of Jean Froissart

    Fixed Forms and the Expression of the Courtly Ideal, 1st Edition

    By Kristen Mossler Figg

    Originally published in 1994, The Short Lyric Poems of Jean Froissart is a meticulous reading of the important but generally neglected short lyric poems of Jean Froissart. The book situates Froissart within the cultural and literary context of fourteenth-century Europe and examines a representative…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Middle English Literature: A Critical Study of the Romances, the Religious Lyrics, and Piers Plowman book cover

    Middle English Literature

    A Critical Study of the Romances, the Religious Lyrics, and Piers Plowman, 1st Edition

    By George Kane

    Originally published in 1951 Middle English Literature applies methods of literary evaluation to certain Middle English works. Arguing that previous literary criticism has largely focused on the commentary of their historical, social, philological and religious content, the book suggests that it…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • John Lydgate book cover

    John Lydgate

    1st Edition

    By Derek Pearsall

    Originally published in 1970, John Lydgate sets out to restore a sense of perspective to the work of Lydgate, not by attributing a spurious modernity as a precursor of the Renaissance, but by accepting the fact that he is fundamentally medieval. The book analyses Lydgate’s background in literary…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Old English and Middle English Poetry book cover

    Old English and Middle English Poetry

    1st Edition

    By Derek Pearsall

    Originally published in 1977, Old English and Middle English Poetry provides a historical approach to English poetry. The book examines the conditions out of which poetry grew and argues that the functions that it was assigned are historically integral to an informed understanding of the nature of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Literature and Law in the Middle Ages: A Bibliography of Scholarship book cover

    Literature and Law in the Middle Ages

    A Bibliography of Scholarship, 1st Edition

    By John A. Alford, Dennis P. Seniff

    Originally published in 1984, Literature and Law in the Middle Ages is a comprehensive bibliography on the subject of literature and law in the Middle Ages. The collection was composed with the notion that early society regarded literature, law and religion from the same single point of view. It…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Medieval English Drama: An Annotated Bibliography of Recent Criticism book cover

    Medieval English Drama

    An Annotated Bibliography of Recent Criticism, 1st Edition

    By Sidney E. Berger

    Originally published in 1990, Medieval English Drama is an exhaustive bibliography of scholarship on medieval English drama. Each item has been annotated in the bibliography with considerable care; these annotations are descriptive rather than critical and give a clear synopsis of the content of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Medieval Charlemagne Legend: An Annotated Bibliography book cover

    The Medieval Charlemagne Legend

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan E. Farrier

    Originally published in 1993, The Medieval Charlemagne Legend is a selective bibliography for the literary scholar, of historical and literary material relating to Charlemagne. The book provides a chronological listing of sources on the legend and man is split into three distinct sections, covering…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Lost Literature of Medieval England book cover

    The Lost Literature of Medieval England

    1st Edition

    By R. M. Wilson

    Originally published in 1952 The Lost Literature of Medieval England provides an account of lost masterpieces of medieval English literature. The book examines the evidence for their existence and pieces together a fuller understanding of the literary traditions of the period. In more specific…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

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