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  • Christina Rossetti

    Edited by Simon Humphries

    A new title in Routledge’s acclaimed Critical Heritage series, this collection brings together critical responses to the work of Christina Rossetti (1830–94), one of the most distinguished of all Victorian poets. This long-awaited volume records the reception of Rossetti’s work—her poetry, fiction…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Privatised Motherhood

    Confession and Anxiety in Neoliberal Times

    By Ruth Cain

    The privatisation of relationships of care and dependency is increasing; the new social media is facilitating a "confessional" society and our press is keen to interrogate every dimension of our relationships. The combined cultural effect of these elements has created a paradoxical gap within which…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • The New Pastoral in Contemporary British Writing

    By Deborah Lilley

    This book identifies a major turn in contemporary British literature in response to environmental crisis. It argues that the pastoral is emerging as a new critical framework in which to explore the understanding of people and place in this context. The New Pastoral in Contemporary British Writing…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Christ the Tragedy of God

    A Theological Consideration of Tragedy

    By Kevin Taylor

    The collection of texts that form the Bible include many different genres of writing. Alongside historical narrative is poetry, legislation, prophecy, letters, and more, each requiring their own critical approach. Consequently, Christian theology needs to have at its disposal the appropriate…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

  • The Literariness of Media Art

    By Claudia Benthien, Jordis Lau, Maraike M. Marxsen

    The beginning of the 20th century saw literary scholars from Russia positing a new definition for the nature of literature. Within the framework of Russian formalism, the term "literariness" was coined. The driving force behind this theoretical inquiry was the desire to identify literature—and art…

    Paperback – 2018-10-03 
    Routledge

  • Critical Approaches to Creative Writing

    Creative Exposition

    By Graeme Harper

    What is Creative Writing? In Critical Approaches to Creative Writing, Graeme Harper examines the variety of approaches that can be taken when writers attempt to explore and explain their methods, style and techniques. The book covers the background, context, evidence and modes of critical…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Literature and Economics

    Edited by Michelle Chihara, Matt Seybold

    The Routledge Companion to Literature and Economics is the first authoritative guide to the area, drawing together over 45 critics, it offers both an introduction and a springboard to this sometimes complex but highly relevant field. With sections on ‘Critical Traditions’, ‘Histories’, ‘Principles’…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Translation and World Literature

    Edited by Susan Bassnett

    Translation and World Literature offers a variety of international perspectives on the complex role of translation in the dissemination of literatures around the world. Eleven chapters written by multilingual scholars explore issues and themes as diverse as the geopolitics of translation,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    New Perspectives in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Shakespeare at Peace

    By Kyle Pivetti, John S. Garrison

    In the current climate of global military conflict and terrorism, Shakespeare at Peace offers new readings of Shakespeare’s plays illuminating a discourse of peace previously shadowed by war and violence. Using contemporary examples such as Obama’s speeches, popular music, and science fiction…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Spotlight on Shakespeare

  • Beyond Orality

    Performance and the Composition of Biblical Poetry

    By Jacqueline Vayntrub

    This book examines the modern scholarly history of theorizing biblical poetry and draws out an inherent tension between theories of biblical poetry that assume an oral genesis, and the written nature of our evidence. The divide between this imagined orality and the concrete materiality of the texts…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    The Ancient Word

  • Orality

    By Tom Wright

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    The New Critical Idiom

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