Interdisciplinary Literary Studies Products

  • Cinema and Political Thinking

    A Student’s Guide to Political Theory and Methods, 1st Edition

    By Michael J. Shapiro

    In this book Michael J. Shapiro stages a series of pedagogical encounters between political theory, represented as a compositional challenge, and cinematic texts, emphasizing how to achieve an effective research paper/essay by heeding the compositional strategies of films. The text’s…

    Paperback – 2019-12-01 

  • Trauma

    1st Edition

    By Lucy Bond, Stef Craps

    Trauma has become a catchword of our time and a central category in contemporary theory and criticism. In this illuminating and accessible volume, Lucy Bond and Stef Craps: provide an account of the history of the concept of trauma from the late nineteenth century to the present day examine…

    Paperback – 2019-10-29 
    The New Critical Idiom

  • Before Literature

    The Nature of Narrative Without the Written Word, 1st Edition

    By Sheila J. Nayar

    Before Literature examines storytelling when, due to historical, technological or socio-economic circumstance, a narrative was neither shaped nor influenced by alphabetic literacy.   How does a story unfold when carried solely in memory, when it could not be written down or externally stored? What…

    Paperback – 2019-10-11 

  • The Anthropocene

    Key Issues for the Humanities, 1st Edition

    By Eva Horn, Hannes Bergthaller

    The Anthropocene is a concept which challenges the foundations of humanities scholarship as it is traditionally understood. It calls not only for closer engagement with the natural sciences but also for a synthetic approach bringing together insights from the various subdisciplines in the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

  • Literature and the World

    1st Edition

    By Stefan Helgesson, Mads Rosendahl Thomsen

    Literature and the World presents a broad and multifaceted introduction to world literature and globalisation. The book provides a brief background and history of the field followed by a wide spectrum of exemplary readings and case studies from around the world. Amongst other aspects of World…

    Paperback – 2019-09-12 
    Literature and Contemporary Thought

  • The Routledge Research Companion to Travel Writing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alasdair Pettinger, Tim Youngs

    Showcasing established and new patterns of research, The Routledge Research Companion to Travel Writing takes an interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and to travel texts themselves. The volume adopts a thematic approach, with each contributor considering a specific aspect of travel writing – a…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Thomas Lovell Beddoes

    1st Edition

    By Ute Berns

    Edited by Michael Bradshaw

    Bringing together eminent scholars and emerging critics who offer a range of perspectives and critical methods, this collection sets a new standard in Beddoes criticism. In line with the goals of Ashgate's Research Companion series, the editors and contributors provide an overview of Beddoes's…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • Natural Communions

    Religion and Public Life, Volume 40, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriel R. Ricci

    The academic treatment of the environment and nature, since the 1980s, has been formalized in sub-disciplines like environmental history, environmental philosophy, ecocriticism, and eco-spirituality. Within these disciplines the concept of nature has been variously employed to reorient humanity to…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17
    Religion and Public Life

  • Texts from the Querelle, 1521–1615

    Essential Works for the Study of Early Modern Women: Series III, Part Two, Volume 1, 1st Edition

    By Pamela J. Benson

    Misogyny and its opposite, philogyny, have been perennial topics in Western literature from its earliest days to the present day, but only at certain historic periods have pro-woman authors challenged fundamental negative assumptions about women by engaging in formal debate with misogynists and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12
    The Early Modern Englishwoman: A Facsimile Library of Essential Works Series III, Part Two

  • 'A womans answer is neuer to seke': Early Modern Jestbooks, 1526–1635

    Essential Works for the Study of Early Modern Women: Series III, Part Two, Volume 8, 1st Edition

    By Ian Munro

    By turns witty and inane, crude and learned, scurrilous and moralistic, jestbooks offer an important and often overlooked viewpoint on the lives of women in early modern England. This volume reproduces seven jestbooks with connections to early modern Englishwomen as well as showing something of the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    The Early Modern Englishwoman: A Facsimile Library of Essential Works Series III, Part Two

  • Sarah Fyge Egerton

    Printed Writings, 1641–1700: Series II, Part Four, Volume 2, 1st Edition

    By Robert C. Evans

    Sarah Fyge Egerton (1668-1723) is an intriguing poet who wrote a great deal of poetry during a period when women poets were relatively rare. Her career also began at an astonishingly early age: she was barely fourteen years old when one of her poems was first printed in London. Throughout much of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    The Early Modern Englishwoman: A Facsimile Library of Essential Works & Printed Writings, 1641-1700: Series II, Part Four

  • 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 and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-14

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