Literature: Products

  • Journeys Exposed: Women’s Writing, Photography, and Mobility book cover

    Journeys Exposed

    Women’s Writing, Photography, and Mobility, 1st Edition

    By Giorgia Alù

    Journeys Exposed: Women’s Writing, Photography and Mobility examines contemporary literature written by women that are all related to Italy in different ways. It argues that photography provides women with a means to expose aspects of their nomadic self and of others’ mobile lives within and beyond…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Prequels, Coquels and Sequels in Contemporary Anglophone Fiction book cover

    Prequels, Coquels and Sequels in Contemporary Anglophone Fiction

    1st Edition

    Edited by Armelle Parey

    This book offers to delineate a key phenomenon in contemporary Anglophone fiction: novel expansion, when the plot and characters from a finished novel are retrieved to be developed in new adventures set before, after or during the narrative time of the source-text. If autographic and allographic…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Fiction in the Age of Risk book cover

    Fiction in the Age of Risk

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tony Hughes-d'Aeth, Golnar Nabizadeh

    When Ulrich Beck theorised a ‘Risk Society’ (Risikogesellschaft) in 1986, the threat of global annihilation through nuclear war remained uppermost in the minds of his readership. Three decades on, questions about whether the sensation of risk has mutated or evolved in the intervening period, and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-21

  • Women's Writing of the First World War book cover

    Women's Writing of the First World War

    1st Edition

    Edited by Emma Liggins, Elizabeth Nolan

    The First World War was a transformative experience for women, facilitating their entry into new spaces and alternative spheres of activity, both on the home front and on the edges of danger zones in Europe and beyond. The centenary of the conflict is an appropriate moment to reassess what we…

    Hardback – 2018-08-21
    Historical Women's Writing

  • History, Imperialism, Critique: New Essays in World Literature book cover

    History, Imperialism, Critique

    New Essays in World Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Asher Ghaffar

    This book examines anti-imperialist thought in European philosophy. It features an international group of both emerging and established scholars who directly respond to Timothy Brennan’s far-reaching call to rethink intellectual histories, literary histories, and the reading habits of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge Research on Decoloniality and New Postcolonialisms

  • Cities and Literature book cover

    Cities and Literature

    1st Edition

    By Malcolm Miles

    This book offers a critical introduction to the relation between cities and literature (fiction, poetry and literary criticism) from the late eighteenth to twenty-first centuries. It examines examples of writing from Europe, North America and post-colonial countries, juxtaposed with key ideas from…

    Paperback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

  • The Routledge Companion on Architecture, Literature and The City book cover

    The Routledge Companion on Architecture, Literature and The City

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Charley

    This Companion breaks new ground in our knowledge and understanding of the diverse relationships between literature, architecture, and the city, which together form a field of interdisciplinary research that is one of the most innovative and exciting to have emerged in recent years. Bringing…

    Hardback – 2018-08-17

  • Cultural Sustainability: Perspectives from the Humanities and Social Sciences book cover

    Cultural Sustainability

    Perspectives from the Humanities and Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Torsten Meireis, Gabriele Rippl

    If the political and social benchmarks of sustainability and sustainable development are to be met, ignoring the role of the humanities and social, cultural and ethical values is highly problematic. People’s worldviews, beliefs and principles have an immediate impact on how they act and should be…

    Hardback – 2018-08-17
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Water, Creativity and Meaning: Multidisciplinary understandings of human-water relationships book cover

    Water, Creativity and Meaning

    Multidisciplinary understandings of human-water relationships, 1st Edition

    Edited by Liz Roberts, Katherine Phillips

    At a time of great turmoil and crisis, environmentally, socially and politically, water has emerged as a topic of huge global concern. Moreover, many argue that what is needed in order to change our relationship with the environment is a cultural paradigm shift. To this end, this volume…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Women and the Puranic Tradition in India book cover

    Women and the Puranic Tradition in India

    1st Edition

    By Monika Saxena

    This book analyses the diverse ways in which women have been represented in the Purāṇic traditions in ancient India – the virtuous wife, mother, daughter, widow, and prostitute – against the socio-religious milieu around CE 300–1000. Purāṇas (lit. ancient narratives) are brahmanical texts that…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge India

  • North Korean Graphic Novels: Seduction of the Innocent? book cover

    North Korean Graphic Novels

    Seduction of the Innocent?, 1st Edition

    By Martin Petersen

    Graphic novels (kurimchaek) are a major art form in North Korea, produced by agents of the regime to set out its vision in a range of important areas. This book provides an analysis of North Korean graphic novels, discussing the ideals they promote and the tensions within those ideals, and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • The Chanson des Chétifs and Chanson de Jérusalem: Completing the Central Trilogy of the Old French Crusade Cycle book cover

    The Chanson des Chétifs and Chanson de Jérusalem

    Completing the Central Trilogy of the Old French Crusade Cycle, 1st Edition

    By Carol Sweetenham

    The First Crusade was arguably one of the most significant events of the Middle Ages. It was the only event to generate its own epic cycle, the Old French Crusade Cycle. The central trilogy at the heart of the Cycle describes the Crusade from its beginnings to the climactic battle of Ascalon,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Crusade Texts in Translation

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