Introductory Literary Studies Products

  • Studying English Literature and Language

    An Introduction and Companion, 3rd Edition

    By Rob Pope

    Studying English Literature and Language is unique in offering both an introduction and a companion for students taking English Literature and Language degrees. Combining the functions of study guide, critical dictionary and text anthology, this is a freshly recast version of the highly acclaimed…

    Paperback – 2012-01-20

  • Using Critical Theory

    How to Read and Write About Literature, 2nd Edition

    By Lois Tyson

    Explaining both why theory is important and how to use it, Lois Tyson introduces beginning students of literature to this often daunting area in a friendly and approachable style. The new edition of this textbook is clearly structured with chapters based on major theories that students are expected…

    Paperback – 2011-11-16

  • Textual Wanderings

    The Theory and Practice of Narrative Digression, 1st Edition

    By Rhian Atkin

    Hardback – 2011-10-31

  • The Routledge Concise History of World Literature

    1st Edition

    By Theo D'haen

    This remarkably broad and informative book offers an introduction to and overview of World Literature. Tracing the term from its earliest roots and situating it within a number of relevant contexts from postcolonialism to postmodernism, Theo D’haen examines: the return of the term "world…

    Paperback – 2011-10-28
    Routledge Concise Histories of Literature

  • Mediterranean Travels

    Writing Self and Other from the Ancient World to the Contemporary, 1st Edition

    By Noreen Humble

    Hardback – 2011-09-15

  • Toni Morrison

    1st Edition

    By Pelagia Goulimari

    Toni Morrison's visionary explorations of freedom and identity, self and community, against the backdrop of African American history have established her as one of the foremost novelists of her time; an artist whose seriousness of purpose and imaginative power have earned her both widespread…

    Paperback – 2011-06-22
    Routledge Guides to Literature

  • Intertextuality

    2nd Edition

    By Graham Allen

    Theories of intertextuality suggest that meaning in a text can only ever be understood in relation to other texts; no work stands alone but is interlinked with the tradition that came before it and the context in which it is produced. This idea of intertextuality is crucial to understanding…

    Paperback – 2011-05-19
    The New Critical Idiom

  • The Art of Writing Fiction

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Cowan

    The Art of Writing Fiction guides the reader through the processes of creative writing from journal-keeping to editing, offering techniques for stimulating creativity and making language vivid. Readers will master key aspects of fiction such as structure, character, voice and setting. Andrew Cowan…

    Paperback – 2011-05-12

  • The Art of Comparison

    How Novels and Critics Compare, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Brown

    Hardback – 2011-04-15

  • The Routledge Concise History of Science Fiction

    1st Edition

    By Mark Bould, Sherryl Vint

    The term ‘science fiction’ has an established common usage, but close examination reveals that writers, fans, editors, scholars, and publishers often use this word in different ways for different reasons. Exploring how science fiction has emerged through competing versions and the struggle to…

    Paperback – 2011-02-24
    Routledge Concise Histories of Literature

  • The Libertine's Nemesis

    The Prude in Clarissa and the Roman Libertin, 1st Edition

    By James Fowler

    Hardback – 2011-01-15

  • The Routledge Guide to William Shakespeare

    1st Edition

    By Robert Shaughnessy

    Demystifying and contextualising Shakespeare for the twenty-first century, this book offers both an introduction to the subject for beginners as well as an invaluable resource for more experienced Shakespeareans. In this friendly, structured guide, Robert Shaughnessy: introduces…

    Paperback – 2010-12-14

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