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  • Early English Performance: Medieval Plays and Robin Hood Games: Shifting Paradigms in Early English Drama Studies book cover

    Early English Performance: Medieval Plays and Robin Hood Games

    Shifting Paradigms in Early English Drama Studies, 1st Edition

    By John Marshall

    Edited by Philip Butterworth

    Covering a period of nearly 40 years’ work by the author this collection of essays in the Shifting Paradigms in Early English Drama Studies series brings the perspective of a Drama academic and practitioner of early English plays to the understanding of how medieval plays and Robin Hood games of…

    Hardback – 2019-08-12 
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Women Speak Nation: Gender, Culture, and Politics book cover

    Women Speak Nation

    Gender, Culture, and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Panchali Ray

    Women Speak Nation underlines the centrality of gender within the ideological construction of nationalism. The volume locates itself in a rich scholarship of feminist critique of the relationship between political, economic, cultural and social formations and normative gendered relations to try and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-11 
    Routledge India
    South Asian History and Culture

  • Reading Lacan's Écrits: From ‘The Freudian Thing’ to 'Remarks on Daniel Lagache' book cover

    Reading Lacan's Écrits: From ‘The Freudian Thing’ to 'Remarks on Daniel Lagache'

    1st Edition

    Edited by Derek Hook, Calum Neill, Stijn Vanheule

    The Écrits was Jacques Lacan’s single most important text, a landmark in psychoanalysis which epitomized his aim of returning to Freud via structural linguistics, philosophy and literature. Reading Lacan’s Écrits is the first extensive set of commentaries on the complete edition of Lacan’s Écrits…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08 
    Routledge

  • Law and the Passions: Why Emotion Matters for Justice book cover

    Law and the Passions

    Why Emotion Matters for Justice, 1st Edition

    By Julia Shaw

    Engaging with the underlying social context in which emotions are a motivational force, Law and the Passions provides a uniquely inclusive commentary on the significance and influence of emotions in the history and continuing development of legal judgment, policy formation, legal practice and legal…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07 
    Routledge

  • Unspeakable: Literature and Terrorism from the Gunpowder Plot to 9/11 book cover

    Unspeakable

    Literature and Terrorism from the Gunpowder Plot to 9/11, 1st Edition

    By Peter C. Herman

    Unspeakable: Literature and Terrorism from the Gunpowder Plot to 9/11 explores the representation of terrorism in plays, novels and films across the centuries. Time and time again, writers and filmmakers including William Shakespeare, Joseph Conrad, Henry James, Gillo Pontecorvo, Don DeLillo, John…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • David Foster Wallace and the Body book cover

    David Foster Wallace and the Body

    1st Edition

    By Peter Sloane

    David Foster Wallace and the Body is the first full-length study to focus on Wallace’s career-long fascination with the human body and the textual representation of the body. The book provides engaging, accessible close readings that highlight the importance of the overlooked, and yet central theme…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Rhetoric and Philosophy in Hobbes' Leviathan book cover

    Rhetoric and Philosophy in Hobbes' Leviathan

    1st Edition

    By Raia Prokhovnik

    Originally published in 1991. This book explicitly examines rhetoric as the art of persuasion in the practical world, and as in the expression of thinking in the language a speaker uses. It presents Leviathan in terms of the philosophical character of the work considered through Hobbes’ use of…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Law's Sacrifice: Approaching the Problem of Sacrifice in Law, Literature, and Philosophy book cover

    Law's Sacrifice

    Approaching the Problem of Sacrifice in Law, Literature, and Philosophy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian W. Nail, Jeffrey A. Ellsworth

    This volume examines the relationship between law and sacrifice as a crucial nexus for theorizing the dynamics of creation, destruction, transcendence, and violence within the philosophical and legal discourse of western society. At a time of populist political unrest, what philosophical and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Ecofeminism and the Indian Novel book cover

    Ecofeminism and the Indian Novel

    1st Edition

    By Sangita Patil

    Ecofeminism and the Indian Novel tests the theories of ecofeminism against the background of India’s often different perceptions of environmental problems, challenging the hegemony of Western culture in thinking about human problems. This book moves beyond a simple application of the concepts of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Rabindranath Tagore's Śāntiniketan Essays: Religion, Spirituality and Philosophy book cover

    Rabindranath Tagore's Śāntiniketan Essays

    Religion, Spirituality and Philosophy, 1st Edition

    By Medha Bhattacharyya

    This book provides a critical introduction and translation of fifty Śāntiniketan (Abode of Peace) Essays written by Rabindranath Tagore between 1908–1914. It provides key insights into Tagore’s fundamental meditations on life, nature, religion, philosophy and the world at large. First of its kind,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge India

  • Afropolitanism and the Novel: De-realizing Africa book cover

    Afropolitanism and the Novel

    De-realizing Africa, 1st Edition

    By Ashleigh Harris

    The place of the novel as a literary form in Africa is contested. Its colonial origins and its unaffordability for most Africans make it a bad fit for the continent, yet it was also central to the creation of most postcolonial African national literary canons. These bipolar traditions remain…

    Paperback – 2019-07-26 
    Routledge India
    Literary Cultures of the Global South

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

    Social Trauma, Narrative Memory and Recovery in Japanese Literature and Film

    1st Edition

    By David C. Stahl

    This book provides a comprehensive analysis of major works in Japanese literature and film through the interpretive lens of trauma and PTSD studies. Focusing critical attention on the psychodynamics and enduring psychosocial aftereffects of social trauma, it also evaluates the themes of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

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