Literature: Literary History

  • Postcolonial Animalities book cover

    Postcolonial Animalities

    1st Edition

    By Suvadip Sinha, Amit R. Baishya

    Postcolonial Animalities, co-edited by Suvadip Sinha and Amit R. Baishya, brings together ten essays to consider the interfaces between "human" and "animal" and the concrete presence of animals in postcolonial cultural production. This edited collection critiques monohumanist conceptions of the "…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Mediterranean Slavery and World Literature: Captivity Genres from Cervantes to Rousseau book cover

    Mediterranean Slavery and World Literature

    Captivity Genres from Cervantes to Rousseau, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mario Klarer

    Mediterranean Slavery and World Literature is a collection of selected essays about the transformations of captivity experiences in major early modern texts of world literature and popular media, including works by Cervantes, de Vega, Defoe, Rousseau, and Mozart. Where most studies of Mediterranean…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Literary Experiments in Magazine Publishing: Beyond Serialization book cover

    Literary Experiments in Magazine Publishing

    Beyond Serialization, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Lloyd Vranken

    As the nineteenth century came to an end, a number of voices within the British and American magazine industries pushed back against serialisation as the dominant publication mode, experimenting instead with less conventional magazine formats. This book explores these formats, focusing (in…

    Hardback – 2019-12-01 
    Routledge
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • The Holocaust Short Story book cover

    The Holocaust Short Story

    1st Edition

    By Mary Catherine Mueller

    The Holocaust Short Story is the only book devoted entirely to representations of the Holocaust in the short story genre. The book highlights how the explosiveness of the moment captured in each short story is more immediate and more intense, and therefore recreates horrifying emotional reactions…

    Paperback – 2019-12-01 
    Routledge

  • The Birth of Intertextuality: The Riddle of Creativity book cover

    The Birth of Intertextuality

    The Riddle of Creativity, 1st Edition

    By Scarlett Baron

    Why was the term ‘intertextuality’ coined? Why did its first theorists feel the need to replace or complement those terms – of quotation, allusion, echo, reference, influence, imitation, parody, pastiche, among others – which had previously seemed adequate and sufficient to the description of…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Images of Imperial Rule book cover

    Images of Imperial Rule

    1st Edition

    By Hugh Ridley

    Originally published in 1983. In the late nineteenth century as the European powers divided the world between themselves and scrambled over Africa, so their writers went with them, recording in fiction, as well as in historical narrative, the events and issues of the colonial expansion. The…

    Paperback – 2019-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: World Empires

  • Orwell Reconsidered book cover

    Orwell Reconsidered

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Ingle

    George Orwell has had a profound influence on modern politics and culture. He is regularly invoked as an authority by journalists, commentators and politicians and his works speak with increasing relevance to our polarised and media-saturated society. Stephen Ingle explores Orwell’s character, his…

    Paperback – 2019-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Radical History and Politics

  • Lacan, Foucault, and the Malleable Subject in Early Modern English Utopian Literature book cover

    Lacan, Foucault, and the Malleable Subject in Early Modern English Utopian Literature

    1st Edition

    By Dan Mills

    Theoretically informed scholarship on early modern English utopian literature has largely focused on Marxist interpretation of these texts in an attempt to characterize them as proto- Marxist. The present volume instead focuses on subjectivity in early modern English utopian writing by using these…

    Hardback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge

  • The Comic Tales of Chaucer book cover

    The Comic Tales of Chaucer

    1st Edition

    By T. W. Craik

    Originally published in 1964. This book deals wholly with Chaucer’s comic tales. The individual tales are not discussed in isolation but always with reference to the others and to Chaucer’s poetry as a whole. By this comparison and analysis, this book illuminates the features of Chaucer’s…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • Chaucer and the Bible: A Critical Review of Research, Indexes, and Bibliography book cover

    Chaucer and the Bible

    A Critical Review of Research, Indexes, and Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Lawrence Besserman

    Originally published in 1988. This book offers a very useful source of information on Chaucer’s relationship to the Bible. It contains a detailed chapter on research into this connection and then presents two indexes. The first is organised by title of Chaucer’s work and then line number detailing…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • Chaucer's Humor: Critical Essays book cover

    Chaucer's Humor

    Critical Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jean E. Jost

    Originally published in 1994. Chaucer is considered the first major humorist in English literature and is particularly interesting as he reflects the humor of predecessors and contemporaries as well as defines development for subsequent British humor. This collection presents essays that define the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • Chaucer and the Making of English Poetry, Volume 2: The Art of Narrative book cover

    Chaucer and the Making of English Poetry, Volume 2

    The Art of Narrative, 1st Edition

    By P. M. Kean

    Originally published in 1972. This important work of Chaucerian scholarship deals with two aspects of the poet and his work - his individual achievement and his place in history - and demonstrates that in both these senses Chaucer is a maker of English poetry. The author explores Chaucer’s…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

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