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  • Chronicling Ben-Hur’s Climb, 1880-1924 book cover

    Chronicling Ben-Hur’s Climb, 1880-1924

    1st Edition

    By Barbara Ryan

    First published in 1880, Lew Wallace’s Ben-Hur is one of the best-selling novels of all time. Employing analytical strategies from the fields of literature, fan studies, reception history, and media research, Barbara Ryan traces Ben-Hur’s popularity from 1880 to 1924. She analyzes fan mail as well…

    Hardback – 2019-04-29 
    Routledge

  • Agamben’s Political Ontology of Nudity in Literature and Art book cover

    Agamben’s Political Ontology of Nudity in Literature and Art

    1st Edition

    By Frances Restuccia

    This volume develops the central (though neglected) Agambenian concept of nudity along with its crucial political implications. The book discovers within The Use of Bodies a philosophical path to Agamben’s "ontology of nudity," as it is subtended by his notion of the messianic—a dual temporality of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-25 
    Routledge
    Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

  • Engagements with Shakespearean Drama book cover

    Engagements with Shakespearean Drama

    1st Edition

    By William Walker

    Rather than treating the plays as objects to be studied, described and interpreted, Engagements with Shakespeare examines precisely what about Shakespeare’s plays is so special – why they continue to be discussed and performed all around the world. This book highlights the importance of our…

    Paperback – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Engagements with Literature

  • Milton in the New Scientific Age: The Revolution to Newton book cover

    Milton in the New Scientific Age

    The Revolution to Newton, 1st Edition

    By Catherine G. Martin

    Milton and the New Scientific Age represents significant advantages over all previous volumes on the subject of Milton and science, as it includes contributions from top scholars and prominent beginners in a broad number of fields. Most of these fields have long dominated work in both Milton and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Still Here: Memoirs of Trauma, Illness and Loss book cover

    Still Here

    Memoirs of Trauma, Illness and Loss, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bunty Avieson, Fiona Giles, Sue Joseph

    Still Here: Memoirs of Trauma, Illness and Loss explores the history, ethics, and cross-cultural range of memoirs focusing on illness, death, loss, displacement, and other experiences of trauma. From Walt Whitman’s Civil War diaries to kitchen table survivor-to-survivor storytelling following…

    Hardback – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Mood: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, New Theories book cover

    Mood

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, New Theories, 1st Edition

    Edited by Birgit Breidenbach, Thomas Docherty

    Mood is a phenomenon whose study is inherently interdisciplinary. While it has remained resistant to theorisation, it nonetheless has a substantial influence on art, politics and society. Since its practical omnipresence in every-day life renders it one of the most significant aspects of affect…

    Hardback – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge
    Warwick Series in the Humanities

  • Formulated Experiences: Hidden Realities and Emergent Meanings from Shakespeare to Fromm book cover

    Formulated Experiences

    Hidden Realities and Emergent Meanings from Shakespeare to Fromm, 1st Edition

    By Peter L. Rudnytsky

    In Formulated Experiences, Peter L. Rudnytsky continues his quest for a "re-vision" of psychoanalysis by coupling his revival of the unjustly neglected figure of Erich Fromm with his latest groundbreaking research on Ferenczi and Groddeck. Committed at once to a humanistic and to a literary…

    Paperback – 2019-04-22 
    Routledge
    Psychoanalysis in a New Key Book Series

  • The Paragone in Nineteenth-Century Art book cover

    The Paragone in Nineteenth-Century Art

    1st Edition

    By Sarah J. Lippert

    Offering an examination of the paragone, meaning artistic rivalry, in nineteenth-century France and England, this book considers how artists were impacted by prevailing aesthetic theories, or institutional and cultural paradigms, to compete in the art world. The paragone has been considered…

    Hardback – 2019-04-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • China, India and Alternative Asian Modernities book cover

    China, India and Alternative Asian Modernities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sanjay Kumar, Satya P. Mohanty, Archana Kumar, Raj Kumar

    The conception of modernity as a radical rupture from the past runs parallel to the conception of Europe as the primary locus of global history. The essays in this volume contest the temporal and spatial divisions—between past and present, modernity and tradition, and Europe’s progress and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-19 
    Routledge India

  • The Routledge Companion to Transnational American Studies book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Transnational American Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nina Morgan, Alfred Hornung, Takayuki Tatsumi

    The Routledge Companion to Transnational American Studies provides scholars and students of American Studies with theoretical and applied essays that help to define Transnational American Studies as a discipline and practice. In more than 30 essays, the volume offers a history of the concept of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Literature Companions

  • Place and the Scene of Literary Practice book cover

    Place and the Scene of Literary Practice

    1st Edition

    By Angharad Saunders

    The act of writing is intimately bound up with the flow and eddy of a writer’s being-within-the-world; the everyday practices, encounters and networks of social life. Exploring the geographies of literary practice in the period 1840-1910, this book takes as its focus the work, or craft, of…

    Paperback – 2019-04-17 
    Routledge
    Studies in Historical Geography

  • Christianity in India: The Anti-Colonial Turn book cover

    Christianity in India

    The Anti-Colonial Turn, 1st Edition

    By Clara A.B. Joseph

    By studying the history and sources of the Thomas Christians of India, a community of pre-colonial Christian heritage, the book revisits the assumption that Christianity is Western and colonial and that Christians in the non-West are products of colonial and post-colonial missionaries. Christians…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

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