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  • SHAKESPEARE AND SYMBOLIC VISUALITY

    Shakespeare’s Use of Emblem and Iconography, 1st Edition

    By Peter Daly

    From one of the world leading scholars in emblematics, this book seeks to demonstrate the extent to which Shakespeare used symbolic visually in his use of the stage and objects in his infamous plays. Using obvious examples such as Hamlet's sword or Shylock’s knife and less obvious ones like…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Neglected American Women Writers of the Long Nineteenth Century

    Progressive Pioneers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sirpa Salenius, Verena Laschinger

    Neglected American Women Writers of the Long Nineteenth Century, edited by Verena Laschinger and Sirpa Salenius, is a collection of essays that offer a fresh perspective and original analyses of texts by American women writers of the long nineteenth century. The essays, which are written both by…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • Migration, Diversity and the Arts

    The Postmigrant Condition, 1st Edition

    By Frauke Wiegand, Sabrina Vitting-Seerup, Hans Christian Post, Moritz Schramm, Sten Pultz Moslund, Anne Ring Petersen, Mirjam Gebauer

    This book offers a compelling study of contemporary developments in European migration studies and the representation of migration in the arts and cultural institutions. It introduces scholars and students to the new concept of ‘postmigration’, offering a review of the origin of the concept (in…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Politics

  • The Culture of Dissenting Memory

    Truth Commissions in the Global South, 1st Edition

    Edited by Véronique Tadjo

    This volume deals with the manifold ways in which histories are debated and indeed historicity and historiography themselves are interrogated via the narrative modes of the truth commissions. It traces the various medial responses (memoirs, fiction, poetry, film, art) which have emerged in the wake…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge India
    Literary Cultures of the Global South

  • The Fairy Tale World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Teverson

    The Fairy Tale World is a definitive volume on this ever-evolving field. The book draws on recent critical attention, contesting romantic ideas about timeless tales of good and evil, and arguing that fairy tales are culturally astute narratives that reflect the historical and material circumstances…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • China, India and Alternative Asian Modernities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kumar Sanjay, Satya P Mohanty, Archana Kumar, Raj Kumar

    This book brings a new methodological approach to understand modernity by considering it as a shared and transcultural phenomenon. By expanding the terms of reference of modernity, it seeks to dismantle binaries like tradition/modernity, religious/secular, state/civil society, authoritarian/liberal…

    Hardback – 2019-04-04 
    Routledge India

  • The Future of Reading

    1st Edition

    By Eric Purchase

    Why do we read?  What happens to our imaginations when we read?  To our knowledge?  What creative forces are unleashed?  What are the wider implications of all of this? In a truly engaging and accessible style, The Future of Reading looks at the very experience of reading; not just the consumption…

    Paperback – 2019-04-03 
    Routledge

  • Reading Literary Animals

    Medieval to Modern, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Edwards, Derek Ryan, Jane Spencer

    Reading Literary Animals takes a broad chronological sweep, from medieval times to present day, to explore the literary status and representation of animals in literature. Editors, Jane Spencer, Derek Ryan and Karen Edwards have assembled some of the field’s leading scholars to demonstrate how…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • American Utopia

    Literature, Society, and the Human Use of Human Beings, 1st Edition

    By Peter Swirski

    From the Black Tuesday to the White House, from Plato to Robert Nozick, from Eugene Debs to Richard Nixon, from Peter Cornelis Plockhoy to the hippie communes of the Sixties, from universal basic income to utopian basic income, from proverbial wisdom to multilevel selection, from Big Data to…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Edward Lloyd and His World

    Popular Fiction, Politics and the Press in Victorian Britain, 1st Edition

    By Rohan McWilliam, Sarah Louise Lill

    The publisher Edward Lloyd (1815-1890) helped shape Victorian popular culture in ways that have left a legacy that lasts right up to today. He was a major pioneer of both popular fiction and journalism but has never received extended scholarly investigation until now. Lloyd shaped the modern…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • The Early Modern English Calendar

    A Reference Guide, 1st Edition

    By Phebe Jensen

    Depending on variables such as rank, level of literacy, gender, and occupation, English society in the early modern period operated according to a number of different calendrical time schemes. These included the astronomical time that fundamentally set the duration of days and years; the seasons,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28 
    Routledge

  • In Dialogue with Classical Indian Traditions

    Encounter, Transformation, and Interpretation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Black, Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad

    Dialogue is a recurring and significant component of Indian religious and philosophical literature. Whether it be as a narrative account of a conversation between characters within a text, as an implied response or provocation towards an interlocutor outside the text, or as a hermeneutical lens…

    Hardback – 2019-03-18 
    Routledge
    Dialogues in South Asian Traditions: Religion, Philosophy, Literature, and History

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