Literature: Literary History

  • Structural Models and African Poetics: Towards a Pragmatic Theory of Literature book cover

    Structural Models and African Poetics

    Towards a Pragmatic Theory of Literature, 1st Edition

    By Sunday O. Anozie

    In this pioneering work, first published in 1981, Sunday O. Anozie examines the relevance of structuralism and semiology to literary criticism in general and to African poetics in particular. Behind the growing body of African literature lies an immense reservoir of oral tradition for which the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-09
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  • British Post-Structuralism: Since 1968 book cover

    British Post-Structuralism

    Since 1968, 1st Edition

    By Antony Easthope

    Through this exploration of the relation between Marxism, post-structuralism and the theory of the subject, first published in 1988, Antony Easthope contrasts the degree to which post-structuralism has made a radical impact on English and American national cultures. This book reprints an important…

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  • The Conspiracy of the Text: The Place of Narrative in the Development of Thought book cover

    The Conspiracy of the Text

    The Place of Narrative in the Development of Thought, 1st Edition

    By Jeff Adams

    In The Conspiracy of the Text, first published in 1986, Jeff Adams looks at an early stage in childhood to examine the ways in which children create social organisation and moral order. Adams shows how certain narratives, such as fairy tales, serve as a foundation for this system, and does this…

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  • Wounded Fiction: Modern Poetry and Deconstruction book cover

    Wounded Fiction

    Modern Poetry and Deconstruction, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Adamson

    This book, first published in 1988, does not concern the theory of poetry so much as the poetry of theory: a poetry that theorizes, that has a "view" on things, that thinks. What or what things does poetry think about, and what do we mean by thinking? The author attempts to answer these questions…

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  • The Future of Literary Theory book cover

    The Future of Literary Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ralph Cohen

    In this book, first published in 1989, twenty-give eminent critics and theorists write about different aspects of literary theory. These essays represent leading research in psychoanalytic criticism, new historicism, Continental theory, feminism, Afro-American studies, philosophy, cybernetics,…

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  • Genetic Codes of Culture?: The Deconstruction of Tradition by Kuhn, Bloom, and Derrida book cover

    Genetic Codes of Culture?

    The Deconstruction of Tradition by Kuhn, Bloom, and Derrida, 1st Edition

    By William R. Schultz

    In this text, first published in 1994, the author examines the interdisciplinary significance of the theory of science, literature and philosophy according to the figures who achieved prominence in those fields - Kuhn, Bloom and Derrida. Each scholar's theory is discussed in terms of its major…

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  • Literature as Communication and Cognition in Bakhtin and Lotman book cover

    Literature as Communication and Cognition in Bakhtin and Lotman

    1st Edition

    By Allan Reid

    This title, first published in 1990, argues for the existence of a significant connection between the theories of literature and culture of Mikhail Mikhailovich Bakhtin (1895-1975) and Iurii Mikhailovich Lotman (1922-1993). There is general agreement in the academic or scholarly community that…

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  • Unfolding the Mind: The Unconscious in American Romanticism and Literary Theory book cover

    Unfolding the Mind

    The Unconscious in American Romanticism and Literary Theory, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey Steele

    American writers in the 1830’s and 1840’s felt the need for a new terminology to express their awakening perception of "new" aspects of the mind. Without words like the "unconscious" vast areas of the psyche would have remained unexpressed and thus unapproachable. This "discovery" of the…

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  • A Cultural History of Climate Change book cover

    A Cultural History of Climate Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Bristow, Thomas H. Ford

    Charting innovative directions in the environmental humanities, this book examines the cultural history of climate change under three broad headings: history, writing and politics. Climate change compels us to rethink many of our traditional means of historical understanding, and demands new ways…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
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    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Reading Groups, Libraries and Social Inclusion: Experiences of Blind and Partially Sighted People book cover

    Reading Groups, Libraries and Social Inclusion

    Experiences of Blind and Partially Sighted People, 1st Edition

    By Eileen Hyder

    Reading groups have grown rapidly in popularity and continue to be a significant cultural phenomenon. Reading groups in public libraries, linked to the learning and social inclusion agenda, have expanded to include a wide range of groups within society, including people with visual impairments (…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
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  • The Boundaries of the Literary Archive: Reclamation and Representation book cover

    The Boundaries of the Literary Archive

    Reclamation and Representation, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Stead

    Edited by Carrie Smith

    This volume offers new and challenging interdisciplinary approaches to the use and study of literary archives. Interrogating literary and archival methodology and foregrounding new forms of textual scholarship, the collection includes essays from both academics and archivists to address the full…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
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  • The City in the Muslim World: Depictions by Western Travel Writers book cover

    The City in the Muslim World

    Depictions by Western Travel Writers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mohammad Gharipour, Nilay Ozlu

    Presenting a critical, yet innovative, perspective on the cultural interactions between the "East" and the "West", this book questions the role of travel in the production of knowledge and in the construction of the idea of the "Islamic city". This volume brings together authors from various…

    Paperback – 2017-12-13
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    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

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