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  • Unspeakable

    Literature and Terrorism from the Gunpowder Plot to 9/11, 1st Edition

    By Peter C. Herman

    Unspeakable: Literature and Terrorism from the Gunpowder Plot to 9/11 explores the representation of terrorism in plays, novels and films across the centuries. Time and time again, writers and filmmakers including William Shakespeare, Joseph Conrad, Henry James, Gillo Pontecorvo, Don DeLillo, John…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 

  • Rabindranath Tagore's Śāntiniketan Essays

    Religion, Spirituality and Philosophy, 1st Edition

    By Medha Bhattacharya

    This book provides a critical introduction and translation of fifty philosophical Śāntiniketan (Abode of Peace) essays written by Rabindranath Tagore between 1908-1916. Though Tagore’s socio-political writings are widely available in translation but the philosophical Santiniketan essays are not…

    Paperback – 2019-07-20 
    Routledge India

  • Postcolonialism Cross-Examined

    1st Edition

    Edited by Monika Albrecht

    Taking a strikingly interdisciplinary and global approach, Postcolonialism Cross-Examined reflects on the current status of postcolonial studies and attempts to break through traditional boundaries, creating a truly comparative and genuinely global phenomenon. Drawing together the field of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-02 

  • Reading Literary Animals

    Medieval to Modern, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Edwards, Derek Ryan, Jane Spencer

    Reading Literary Animals explores the status and representation of animals in literature from the Middle Ages to the present day. Essays by leading scholars in the field examine various figurative, agential, imaginative, ethical, and affective aspects of literary encounters with animality, showing…

    Paperback – 2019-06-28 
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • Murder in the Multinational State

    Crime Fiction from Spain, 1st Edition

    By Stewart King

    As Spaniards set out to transform the political, social and cultural landscape of the nation following the death of dictator Francisco Franco in 1975, its crime fiction traces, challenges and celebrates these radical changes. Crime Fiction from Spain: Murder in the Multinational State provides a…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27 
    New Hispanisms: Cultural and Literary Studies

  • Literature and Culture of the Chicago Renaissance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yoshinobu Hakutani

    The Chicago Renaissance has long been considered a less important literary movement for American modernism than the Harlem Renaissance. The Chicago Renaissance had its origin around the turn of the nineteenth century, from 1890 to 1910, gathered momentum in the 30s, and paved the way for the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-19 

  • Research Methodologies for Auto/biography Studies

    1st Edition

    By Kate Douglas, Ashley Barnwell

    This collection of short essays provides a rigorous, rich, collaborative space in which scholars and practitioners debate the value of different methodological approaches to the study of life narratives and explore a diverse range of interdisciplinary methods. Auto/biography studies has been one of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-19 

  • The Emergency and the Indian English Novel

    Memory, Culture and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Raita Marjaana Merivirta

    This book examines the cultural trauma of the Indian Emergency through a reading of five seminal novels. It discusses the Emergency as an event that prompted the writing of several notable novels attempting to preserve the silenced and fading memory of its human rights violations and suspension of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge India

  • Archaeology of the Unconscious

    Italian Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Fabio A Camilletti, Alessandra Aloisi

    In reconstructing the birth and development of the notion of ‘unconscious’, historians of ideas have heavily relied on the Freudian concept of Unbewussten, retroactively projecting the psychoanalytic unconscious over a constellation of diverse cultural experiences taking place in the eighteenth and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-15 
    Warwick Series in the Humanities

  • Haruki Murakami

    Storytelling and Productive Distance, 1st Edition

    By Chikako Nihei

    Haruki Murakami: Storytelling and Productive Distance studies the evolution of the monogatari, or narrative and storytelling in the works of Haruki Murakami. Author Chikako Nihei argues that Murakami’s power of monogatari lies in his use of distancing effects; storytelling allows individuals to "…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13 
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Ecoprecarity

    Vulnerable Lives in Literature and Culture, 1st Edition

    By Pramod K. Nayar

    Ecoprecarity: Vulnerable Lives in Literature and Culture presents an examination of ecoprecarity - the precarious lives that humans lead in the process and event of ecological disaster, and the increasing precarious state of the environment itself as a result of human interventions - in…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge Studies in World Literatures and the Environment

  • Personal Identity and Literature

    1st Edition

    By Patrick Colm Hogan

    In Personal Identity and Literature, Hogan examines what makes an individual a particular, unique self. He draws on cognitive and affective science as well as literary works - from Walt Whitman and Frederick Douglass to Dorothy Richardson, Alice Munro, and J. M. Coetzee. His scholarly analyses are…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05 

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