Introductory Literary Studies Products

  • Gerard Manley Hopkins

    1st Edition

    By Angus Easson

    Gerard Manley Hopkins was among the most innovative writers of the Victorian period. Experimental and idiosyncratic, his work remains important for any student of nineteenth-century literature and culture. This guide to Hopkins’ life and work offers: a detailed account of Hopkins life and…

    Paperback – 2010-12-08
    Routledge Guides to Literature

  • The Routledge Concise History of Nineteenth-Century Literature

    1st Edition

    By Josephine Guy, Ian Small

    Nineteenth-century Britain saw the rise of secularism, the development of a modern capitalist economy, multi-party democracy, and an explosive growth in technological, scientific and medical knowledge. It also witnessed the emergence of a mass literary culture which changed permanently the…

    Paperback – 2010-11-15
    Routledge Concise Histories of Literature

  • Turning into Sterne

    Viktor Shklovskii and Literary Reception, 1st Edition

    By Emily Finer

    Hardback – 2010-05-05

  • Interdisciplinarity

    2nd Edition

    By Joe Moran

    Interdisciplinarity covers one of the most important changes in attitude and methodology in the history of the university. Taking the study of English as its main example, this fully updated second edition examines the ways in which we have organized knowledge into disciplines, and are now…

    Paperback – 2010-02-04
    The New Critical Idiom

  • Jean-Paul Sartre

    1st Edition

    By Christine Daigle

    A critical figure in twentieth-century literature and philosophy, Jean-Paul Sartre changed the course of critical thought, and claimed a new, important role for the intellectual. Christine Daigle sets Sartre’s thought in context, and considers a number of key ideas in detail, charting their impact…

    Paperback – 2009-10-16
    Routledge Critical Thinkers

  • Kazuo Ishiguro

    1st Edition

    By Wai-chew Sim

    Having earned an international reputation with his booker-prize-winning novel, The Remains of the Day, Kazuo Ishiguro is fast emerging as an important cultural figure of our times. In this guide to Ishiguro’s varied and often experimental work, Wai-chew Sim presents: a biographical survey of…

    Paperback – 2009-10-07
    Routledge Guides to Literature

  • The Historical Novel

    1st Edition

    By Jerome De Groot

    The historical novel is an enduringly popular genre that raises crucial questions about key literary concepts, fact and fiction, identity, history, reading, and writing. In this comprehensive, focused guide, Jerome de Groot offers an accessible introduction to the genre and critical debates that…

    Paperback – 2009-09-24
    The New Critical Idiom

  • The Handbook to Literary Research

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Delia da Sousa Correa, W. R. Owens

    The Handbook to Literary Research is a practical guide for students embarking on postgraduate work in Literary Studies. It introduces and explains research techniques, methodologies and approaches to information resources, paying careful attention to the differences between countries and…

    Paperback – 2009-08-20

  • Voices and Veils

    Feminism and Islam in French Women's Writing and Activism, 1st Edition

    By Anna Kemp

    Hardback – 2009-08-01

  • Fifty Key Figures in Science Fiction

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Bould, Andrew Butler, Adam Roberts, Sherryl Vint

    Fifty Key Figures in Science Fiction is a collection of engaging essays on some of the most significant figures who have shaped and defined the genre. Diverse groups within the science fiction community are represented, from novelists and film makers to comic book and television writers. Important…

    Paperback – 2009-07-29
    Routledge Key Guides

  • The Syllables of Time

    Proust and the History of Reading, 1st Edition

    By Teresa Whitington

    Hardback – 2009-06-20

  • Cosmopolitan Fictions

    Ethics, Politics, and Global Change in the Works of Kazuo Ishiguro, Michael Ondaatje, Jamaica Kincaid, and J. M. Coetzee, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Stanton

    Participating in the reframing of literary studies, Cosmopolitan Fictions identifies, as "cosmopolitan fiction", a genre of global literature that investigates the ethics and politics of complex and multiple belonging. The fictions studied by Katherine Stanton represent and revise the global…

    Paperback – 2009-06-16
    Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

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