Literary/Critical Theory Products

  • Crime Fiction and the Law

    Edited by Maria Aristodemou, Fiona Macmillan, Patricia Tuitt

    This book opens up a range of important perspectives on law and violence by considering the ways in which their relationship is formulated in literature, television and film. Employing critical legal theory to address the relationship between crime fiction, law and justice, it considers a range of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-11 
    Routledge
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • The Camera-Eye Metaphor in Cinema

    By Christian Quendler

    This book explores the cultural, intellectual, and artistic fascination with camera-eye metaphors in film culture of the twentieth century. By studying the very metaphor that cinema lives by, it provides a rich and insightful map of our understanding of cinema and film styles and shows how cinema…

    Hardback – 2016-11-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Routledge Revivals: Shakespeare's Talking Animals (1973)

    Language and Drama in Society

    By Terence Hawkes

    First published in 1973, this book is about Shakespeare, language and drama. The first part introduces some common ideas of anthropology and linguistics into an area where they serve as a base for the discussion of usually literary matters. It attempts to link language to our experience of speech —…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Tragedy: The Basics

    By Sean McEvoy

    Tragedy: The Basics is an accessible and up-to-date introduction to dramatic tragedy. A comprehensive guide for anyone undertaking a study of the genre, it provides a chronological overview of the genre and the history of tragic theory. Integrating a discussion of texts, contexts and theory, it…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Interpretation in Political Theory

    Edited by Clement Fatovic, Sean Noah Walsh

    Theorists interested in learning more about any given interpretive approach are often required to navigate a dizzying array of sources, with no clear sense of where to begin. The prose of many primary sources is often steeped in dense and technical argot that novices find intimidating or even…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge

  • A Coat of Many Colours (Routledge Revivals)

    Occasional Essays

    By Herbert Read

    This book, first published in 1947, is collection of critical essays by Herbert Read that had not been previously published in book form. The essays cover several different subject areas, including literature, art, architecture, and film, from a span of twenty years. This title will be of interest…

    Paperback – 2016-10-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Herbert Read and Selected Works

  • The Tenth Muse (Routledge Revivals)

    Essays in Criticism

    By Herbert Read

    This book, first published in 1957, is a collection of Herbert Read’s essays on various topics. The essays explore many different subjects and themes, including art, literature, religion and philosophy. This title will be of interest to a variety of readers.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Herbert Read and Selected Works

  • Permanent Liminality and Modernity

    Analysing the Sacrificial Carnival through Novels

    By Arpad Szakolczai

    This book offers a comprehensive sociological study of the nature and dynamics of the modern world, through the use of a series of anthropological concepts, including the trickster, schismogenesis, imitation and liminality. Developing the view that with the theatre playing a central role, the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-12 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • Philosophy of Media

    A Short History of Ideas and Innovations from Socrates to Social Media

    By Robert Hassan, Thomas Sutherland

    Since the late-1980s the rise of the Internet and the emergence of the Networked Society have led to a rapid and profound transformation of everyday life. Underpinning this revolution is the computer – a media technology that is capable of not only transforming itself, but almost every other…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge International Handbook on Narrative and Life History

    Edited by Ivor Goodson, Ari Antikainen, Pat Sikes, Molly Andrews

    In recent decades there has been a substantial turn towards narrative and life history study. The embrace of narrative and life history work has accompanied the move to postmodernism and post-structuralism across a wide range of disciplines: sociological studies, gender studies, cultural studies,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06 
    Routledge

  • Subjectivity across Media

    Interdisciplinary and Transmedial Perspectives

    Edited by Maike Sarah Reinerth, Jan-Noel Thon

    Maike Sarah Reinerth is a Research Associate at the Department of Media and Communication of the University of Hamburg, Germany Jan-Noël Thon is a Research Associate at the Department of Media Studies of the University of Tübingen, Germany…

    Hardback – 2016-10-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Routledge Revivals: The Shakespearean Metaphor (1990)

    Studies in Language and Form

    By Ralph Berry

    First published in 1978, this book represents a study of the ways in which Shakespeare exploits the possibilities of metaphor. In a series of studies ranging from the early to the mature Shakespeare, the author concentrates on metaphor as a controlling structure — the extent to which a certain…

    Hardback – 2016-10-01 
    Routledge

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