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  • George Eliot and Schiller

    Intertextuality and cross-cultural discourse

    By Deborah Guth

    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. First published in 2003, this book explores the substantial evidence of the importance of the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • Eve Tempted

    Writing and Sexuality in Hawthorne's Fiction

    By Allan Gardner Lloyd Smith

    First published in 1984, this book offers a unique interpretation of Hawthorne’s work, making use of perspectives opened up by Derrida in his work on Rousseau. It offers a psycho-biography of the author as discoverable in the texts and avoids a simplistic Freudian analysis. In doing so, it…

    Paperback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • Postcolonial Perspectives on Postcommunism in Central and Eastern Europe

    Edited by Dorota Kołodziejczyk, Cristina Şandru

    A quarter of a century after the fall of the Berlin Wall, and from the vantage point of a post-Cold War, globalised, world, there is a need to address the relative neglect of postcommunism in analysis of postcolonial and neo-colonial configurations of power and influence. This book proposes new…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 

  • From Mind to Text

    Continuities and Breaks Between Cognitive, Aesthetic and Textualist Approaches to Literature

    By Bartosz Stopel

    From Mind to Text: Continuities in Cognitive Science, Aesthetics, and Literary Theory explores the historical context of theory formation and of its contemporary status, including an overview of debates about theory’s role in literary studies provided both by representatives of theory itself, as…

    Hardback – 2017-11-10 
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Writing the Mind

    Representing Consciousness from Proust to the Present

    By Simon Kemp

    "My thought is me: that is why I cannot stop. I exist because I think… and I can’t stop myself from thinking." – Jean-Paul Sartre, Nausea Writing the Mind: Representing Consciousness from Proust to the Present explores how writers across the last hundred years have risen to the challenge…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12 

  • Future Freedoms

    Intergenerational Justice, Democratic Theory, and Ancient Greek Tragedy and Comedy

    By Elizabeth K. Markovits

    What do present generations owe the future? In Future Freedoms, Elizabeth Markovits asks readers to consider the fact that while democracy holds out the promise of freedom and autonomy, citizens are always bound by the decisions made by previous generations. Motivated by the contemporary political…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06 

  • Modernism After the Death of God

    Christianity, Fragmentation, and Unification

    By Stephen Kern

    Modernism After the Death of God explores the work of seven influential modernists. Friedrich Nietzsche, James Joyce, D. H. Lawrence, André Gide, and Martin Heidegger criticized the destructive impact that they believed Christian sexual morality had had or threatened to have on their love life.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06 

  • Environmental Posthumanism in Literature and Science

    Stages of Transmutation

    By Tom Idema

    Literature is often regarded as a window on the human soul. However, in an era of turbulent planetary change, perhaps this inward focus will give way to a preoccupation with the relations between humans and their nonhuman environments, thus decentering humanity. Such a perspective may be called…

    Hardback – 2017-10-01 
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • The Routledge Companion to Hermeneutics

    Edited by Jeff Malpas, Hans-Helmuth Gander

    Hermeneutics is a major theoretical and practical form of intellectual enquiry, central not only to philosophy but many other disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. With phenomenology and existentialism, it is also one of the twentieth century’s most important philosophical movements…

    Paperback – 2017-09-15
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • The Wildness Pleases (Routledge Revivals)

    The Origins of Romanticism

    By Christopher Thacker

    First published in 1983. This book charts the growth of Romanticism from the initial reactions to the authoritarian classicism of Louis XIV, through the ‘codification’ of the Sublime by Burke in the 1750s, to the fascination with mystery, fear and violence which dominated the writing of the late…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29

  • J.M. Coetzee: Fictions of the Real

    Edited by Anthony Uhlmann

    J.M. Coetzee has new things to say about this relation between the ‘real’ and ‘fictions of the real’, and while much has already been written about him, these questions need to be more fully explored. The contributions to this volume are drawn together by the idea of the hinge between the world (…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27

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