Interdisciplinary Literary Studies Products

  • Reading Milton through Islam

    Edited by David Currell, François-Xavier Gleyzon

    John Milton’s poetry and prose are central to our understanding of the aesthetic, political and religious upheavals of early modern England. Innovative recent scholarship, however, continues to expand the range of contexts through which we read Milton beyond Christian Europe, unearthing the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 

  • Anglo-American Travelers and the Hotel Experience in Nineteenth-Century Literature

    Nation, Hospitality, Travel Writing

    Edited by Monika M Elbert, Susanne Schmid

    This volume examines the hotel experience of Anglo-American travelers in the nineteenth century from the viewpoint of literary and cultural studies as well as spatiality theory. Focusing on the social and imaginary space of the hotel in fiction, periodicals, diaries, and travel accounts, the essays…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • George Eliot and Schiller

    Intertextuality and Cross-Cultural Discourse

    By Deborah Guth

    This title was first published in 2003. Though Friedrich Schiller enjoyed prominent literary standing and great popularity in nineteenth century literary England, his influence has been largely neglected in recent scholarship on the period. With George Eliot and Schiller: Intertextuality and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-03 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Global Comedy and Humour Studies

    By Jordan Smith

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 

  • Reception

    By Ika Willis

    Reception introduces students and academics alike to the study of the way in which texts are received by readers, viewers, or audiences. Organised conceptually and thematically this book provides a much-needed overview of the field, suggests new ways of understanding and configuring the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    The New Critical Idiom

  • Trauma and Transformation in African Literature

    Writing Wrongs

    By J. Roger Kurtz

    This book fills a gap in the field of contemporary trauma studies by interrogating the relevance of trauma for African literatures. Until recently, the engagement of literary theory with the interdisciplinary field of trauma studies has focused principally on texts and examples from Europe and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Fictional Translators

    Rethinking Translation through Literature

    By Rosemary Arrojo

    Through close readings of select stories and novels by well-known writers from different literary traditions, Fictional Translators invites readers to rethink the main clichés associated with translations and shines a light on the transformative character of the translator’s role and the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29 
    New Perspectives in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Girlhood and Evangelicalism in the Nineteenth Century

    Edited by Allison Giffen, Robin L. Cadwallader

    This book makes a significant contribution to the burgeoning field of childhood studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture by drawing on the intersecting fields of girlhood, evangelicalism, and reform to investigate texts written in North America about girls, for girls, and by girls.…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • Why Reading Books Still Matters

    The Power of Literature in Digital Times

    By Martha C. Pennington, Robert Waxler

    Bringing together strands of public discourse about valuing personal achievement at the expense of social values and the impacts of global capitalism, mass media, and digital culture on the lives of children, this book challenges the potential of science and business to solve the world’s problems…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29 

  • Shakespeare's Tempest and Capitalism

    The Storm of History

    By Helen C Scott

    Shakespeare's Tempest attracted countless anti-colonial writers during the period of decolonization in Africa and the Caribbean, and continues to offer rich material for writers and directors interested in the intimate and varied connections between war and empire. In her forceful study, Helen…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 

  • Affect, Emotion, and Children’s Literature

    Representation and Socialisation in Texts for Children and Young Adults

    Edited by Kristine Moruzi, Michelle J. Smith, Elizabeth Bullen

    This volume explores the relationship between representation, affect, and emotion in texts for children and young adults. It demonstrates how texts for young people function as tools for emotional socialization, enculturation, and political persuasion. The collection provides an introduction to…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • The Beloved Does Not Bite

    Moral Vampires and the Humans Who Love Them

    By Debra Dudek

    In this new monograph, author Debra Dudek defines a new era of vampire texts in which vampires have moved from their iconic dark, feared, often seductive figure lingering in alleys to the beloved and morally sensitive vampire winning the affections of teen protagonists throughout pop culture. Dudek…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Children's Literature and Culture

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