Interdisciplinary Literary Studies Products

  • Collage and Literature

    The Persistence of Vision, 1st Edition

    By Scarlett Higgins

    Collage and Literature analyzes how and why the history of literature and art changed irrevocably beginning in the early years of the twentieth century, and what that change has meant for late modernism and postmodernism. Starting from Pablo Picasso’s 1912 gesture, breaking the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-19
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Cryptic Subtexts in Literature and Film

    Secret Messages and Buried Treasure, 1st Edition

    By Steven F. Walker

    One of the primary objectives of comparative literature is the study of the relationship of texts, also known as intertextuality, which is a means of contextualizing and analyzing the way literature grows and flourishes through inspiration and imitation, direct or indirect. When the inspiration and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-18
    Routledge Studies in Comparative Literature

  • Women on the Move

    Body, Memory and Femininity in Present-Day Transnational Diasporic Writing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Silvia Pellicer-Ortín, Julia Tofantšuk

    Women on the Move: Body, Memory and Feminity in Present-day Transnational Diasporic Writing explores the role of women in the current globailized era as active migrants. Silvia Pellicer-Ortín and Julia Tofantšuk have brought  together a collection of essays from scholars in diaspora,…

    Hardback – 2018-07-11
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Male Adolescence in Mid-Victorian Fiction

    George Meredith, W. M. Thackeray, and Anthony Trollope, 1st Edition

    By Alice Crossley

    Focusing on works by George Meredith, W. M. Thackeray, and Anthony Trollope, Alice Crossley examines the emergence of adolescence in the mid-Victorian period as a distinct form of experience. Adolescence, Crossley shows, appears as a discrete category of identity that draws on but is nonetheless…

    Hardback – 2018-07-09
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • The Criminalisation of Fantasy Material

    Law and Sexually Explicit Representations of Fictional Children, 1st Edition

    By Hadeel Al-Alosi

    This book addresses the criminalisation of sexually explicit material depicting or describing fictitious characters who appear to be children. It is the first book of its kind to specifically examine the expansion of the law to include fictional representations of children, focusing on the law in…

    Hardback – 2018-07-05

  • Excavating Modernity

    Physical, Temporal and Psychological Strata in Literature, 1900-1930, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eleanor Dobson, Gemma Banks

    This book scrutinizes physical, temporal and psychological strata across early twentieth-century literature, focusing on geological and archaeological tropes and conceptions of the stratified psyche. The essays explore psychological perceptions, from practices of envisioning that mimic looking at a…

    Hardback – 2018-07-04
    Studies for the International Society for Cultural History

  • Virginia Woolf’s Good Housekeeping Essays

    1st Edition

    By Christine Reynier

    In the mid-twentieth century, Virginia Woolf published ‘Six Articles on London Life’ in Good Housekeeping magazine, a popular magazine where fashion, cookery and house decoration is largely featured. This first book-length study of what Woolf calls ‘little articles’ proposes to reassess the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-04
    Literary Texts and the Popular Marketplace

  • Popular Postcolonialisms

    Discourses of Empire and Popular Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nadia Atia, Kate Houlden

    Drawing together the insights of postcolonial scholarship and cultural studies, Popular Postcolonialisms questions the place of ‘the popular’ in the postcolonial paradigm. Multidisciplinary in focus, this collection explores the extent to which popular forms are infused with colonial logics, and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-03
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Identity and Experience at the India-Bangladesh Border

    The Crisis of Belonging, 1st Edition

    By Debdatta Chowdhury

    The effects of the partition of India in 1947 have been more far-reaching and complex than the existing partition narratives of violence and separation reveal. The immediacy of the movement of refugees between India and the newly-formed state of Pakistan overshadowed the actual effect of the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-03
    Routledge Studies in Asian Diasporas, Migrations and Mobilities

  • Children’s Play in Literature

    Investigating the Strengths and the Subversions of the Playing Child, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joyce E. Kelley

    While we owe much to twentieth and twenty-first century researchers’ careful studies of children’s linguistic and dramatic play, authors of literature, especially children’s literature, have matched and even anticipated these researchers in revealing play’s power—authors well aware of the way…

    Hardback – 2018-07-03
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Battling Girlhood

    Sympathy, Social Justice, and the Tomboy Figure in American Literature, 1st Edition

    By Kristen B. Proehl

    From Jo March of Little Women (1868) to Katniss Everdeen of The Hunger Games (2008), the American tomboy figure has evolved into an icon of modern girlhood and symbol of female empowerment. Battling Girlhood: Sympathy, Social Justice, and the Tomboy Figure in American Literature traces the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-03
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Gothic Peregrinations

    The Unexplored and Re-explored Territories, 1st Edition

    By Agnieszka Lowczanin, Katarzyna Malecka

    For over two hundred years, the Gothic has remained fixed in the European and American imaginations, steadily securing its position as a global cultural mode in recent decades. The globalization of Gothic studies has resulted in the proliferation of new critical concepts and a growing academic…

    Hardback – 2018-07-03
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

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