Interdisciplinary Literary Studies Products

  • Olive Schreiner and African Modernism

    Allegory, Empire and Postcolonial Writing, 1st Edition

    By Jade Munslow Ong

    This book works across established categories of modernism and postcolonialism in order to radically revise the periods, places, and topics traditionally associated with anti-colonialism and aesthetic experimentation in African literature. The book is the first account of Olive Schreiner as a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge

  • On Comics and Legal Aesthetics

    Multimodality and the Haunted Mask of Knowing, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Giddens

    What are the implications of comics for law? Tackling this question, On Comics and Legal Aesthetics explores the epistemological dimensions of comics and the way this once-maligned medium can help think about – and reshape – the form of law. Traversing comics, critical, and cultural legal studies,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-20 
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • Nietzsche's Psychology of Ressentiment

    Revenge and Justice in "On the Genealogy of Morals", 1st Edition

    By Guy Elgat

    Ressentiment—the hateful desire for revenge—plays a pivotal role in Nietzsche’s On the Genealogy of Morals. Ressentiment explains the formation of bad conscience, guilt, asceticism, and, most importantly, it motivates the "slave revolt" that gives rise to Western morality’s values. Ressentiment,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-07 
    Routledge

  • Native American Survivance, Memory, and Futurity

    The Gerald Vizenor Continuum, 1st Edition

    Edited by Birgit Däwes, Alexandra Hauke

    According to Kimberly Blaeser, Gerald Vizenor is "the most prolific Native American writer of the twentieth century," and Christopher Teuton rightfully calls him "one of the most innovative and brilliant American Indian writers" today." With more than 40 books of fiction, poetry, life writing,…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Similes, Puns and Counterfactuals in Literary Narrative

    1st Edition

    By Jennifer Riddle Harding

    In this study, Jennifer Riddle Harding presents a cognitive analysis of three figures of speech that have readily identifiable forms: similes, puns, and counterfactuals. Harding argues that when deployed in literary narrative, these forms have narrative functions—such as the depiction of conscious…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Conceptual Conflicts in Metaphors and Figurative Language

    1st Edition

    By Michele Prandi

    This innovative volume provides a comprehensive integrated account of the study of conceptual figures, demonstrating the ways in which figures and in particular, conflictual figures, encapsulate linguistic expression in the fullest sense and in turn, how insights gleaned from their study can…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • Untranslatability Goes Global

    1st Edition

    Edited by Suzanne Jill Levine, Katie Lateef-Jan

    This collection brings together contributions from translation theorists, linguists, and literary scholars to promote interdisciplinary dialogue about untranslatability and its implications within the context of globalization. The chapters depart from the pragmatics of translation practice and move…

    Paperback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge

  • Translating Frantz Fanon Across Continents and Languages

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathryn Batchelor, Sue-Ann Harding

    This book provides an innovative look at the reception of Frantz Fanon’s texts, investigating how, when, where and why these—especially his seminal Les Damnés de la Terre (1961) —were first translated and read. Building on renewed interest in the author’s works in both postcolonial studies and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge

  • Translating Picturebooks

    Revoicing the Verbal, the Visual and the Aural for a Child Audience, 1st Edition

    By Riitta Oittinen, Anne Ketola, Melissa Garavini

    Translating Picturebooks examines the role of illustration in the translation process of picturebooks and how the word-image interplay inherent in the medium can have an impact both on translation practice and the reading process itself. The book draws on a wide range of picturebooks published and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge

  • Translation in Russian Contexts

    Culture, Politics, Identity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian James Baer, Susanna Witt

    This volume represents the first large-scale effort to address topics of translation in Russian contexts across the disciplinary boundaries of Slavic Studies and Translation Studies, thus opening up new perspectives for both fields. Leading scholars from Eastern and Western Europe offer a…

    Paperback – 2019-08-28 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Noël Carroll, John Gibson

    The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Literature is an in-depth examination of literature through a philosophical lens, written by distinguished figures across the major divisions of philosophy. Its 40 newly-commissioned essays are divided into six sections: historical foundations what is…

    Paperback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Race Matters, Animal Matters

    Fugitive Humanism in African America, 1840-1930, 1st Edition

    By Lindgren Johnson

    Race Matters, Animal Matters challenges one of the grand narratives of African American studies: that African Americans rejected racist associations of blackness and animality through a disassociation from animality. Analyzing canonical texts written by Frederick Douglass, Charles Chesnutt, Ida B.…

    Paperback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge

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