Literary/Critical Theory Products

  • Critical Visual Analysis of Picturebooks

    Reading Images through a Critical Lens, 1st Edition

    Edited by Holly Johnson, Janelle Mathis, Kathy G. Short

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Deliberations: The Journals of Roland Barthes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Neil Badmington

    ‘I’ve never kept a journal’, Roland Barthes declared in 1979, ‘ – or, rather, I’ve never known if I should keep one’. The form itself, he continued, was inferior and ‘unnecessary’, a ‘minor mania of writing’. Barthes died months making this statement, and the years since then have revealed that he…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Re-membering Milton

    Essays on the Texts and Traditions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Nyquist, Margaret W. Ferguson

    First published in 1987. Passionately praised and equally passionately criticised by contemporary and later writers, the figure of Milton inherited by the twentieth century is by no means unified, despite the appearance of monumental unity his work sometimes acquires in the classroom and in…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Milton

  • Milton's Creation

    A Guide through Paradise Lost, 1st Edition

    By Harry Blamires

    First published in 1971. The intention of Milton’s Creation is to provide the student with a simple and direct entry into Paradise Lost. The author is not concerned with taking sides in critical controversy. His aim is to elucidate Milton’s primary meanings; this is a work of exegesis, not of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Milton

  • A Persian Sufi Poem

    Vocabulary and Terminology: Concordance, frequency word-list, statistical survey, Arabic loan-words and Sufi-religious terminology in Ṭarīq-ut-taḥqīq (A.H. 744), 1st Edition

    By Bo Utas

    This book, first published in 1978, treats methods of describing the total and special vocabularies of a given text and demonstrates a procedure of description of the vocabulary of the Sufi Mathnavi poem Ṭarīq-ut-taḥqīq, composed in the middle of the fourteenth century. The book gives a complete…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • Baghdad During the Abbasid Caliphate

    From Contemporary Arabic and Persian Sources, 1st Edition

    By G. Le Strange

    The history of Baghdad as a metropolis coincides with the history of the rise and fall of the Abbasid Caliphs. In this volume, first published in 1900 and written by a recognized authority in the field, the history of the city and of the Abbasid dynasty are closely interwoven so that, from a…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • The Persian Sufis

    1st Edition

    By Cyprian Rice

    The author was first introduced to Persian studies when, as a ‘Student Interpreter’ in the Levant Consular Service, he studied Arabic, Persian and Turkish. He realized the value of Persian thought in any attempt to draw East and West together. This book, first published in 1964, is the product of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • Beards and Masculinity in American Literature

    1st Edition

    By Peter Ferry

    Beards and Masculinity in American Literature presents the social, historical, gender, and political power of facial hair in the representation of masculinities in American prose and poetry. Employing cutting-edge theories from the fields of Gender Studies, Masculinity Studies, and Queer Studies,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Contemporary Continental Philosophy

    The New Scepticism, 1st Edition

    By Stuart Sim

    This title was first published in 2000.  Contemporary continental philosophy is a widely-used, but in many ways a highly problematic, term and its exact frame of reference is not always clear. In its more recent French manifestations in particular, it continues to arouse considerable…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • Questioning Derrida

    With His Replies on Philosophy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michel Meyer

    This title was first published in 2001. Derrida's work testifies to the problematic state of contemporary thought. Questioning Derrida offers new explorations into Derrida's contribution to philosophy. Presenting contributions from prominent philosophers worldwide, this book explores many aspects…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • Engagements with Shakespearean Drama

    1st Edition

    By William Walker

    Rather than treating the plays as objects to be studied, described and interpreted, Engagements with Shakespeare examines precisely what about Shakespeare’s plays is so special – why they continue to be discussed and performed all around the world. This book highlights the importance of our…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Engagements with Literature

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