Literary/Critical Theory Products

  • Nineteenth-Century Poetry

    Criticism and Debates

    Edited by Jonathan Herapath, Emma Mason

    This engaging volume provides readers with the essential criticism on nineteenth-century poetry, organised around key areas of debate in the field. The critical texts included in this volume reflect both a traditional and modern emphasis on the study of poetry in the long nineteenth century. These…

    Paperback – 2015-11-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Criticism and Debates in Literature

  • Reading Marx in the Information Age

    A Media and Communication Studies Perspective on Capital, Volume 1

    By Christian Fuchs

    This book is a comprehensive guide to Marx’s most important and groundbreaking work. Renowned Marxist scholar Christian Fuchs provides a thorough, chapter-by-chapter introduction to Capital Volume 1 that assists undergraduate and postgraduate readers in making sense of Marx in the information age,…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge

  • Economies of Desire at the Victorian Fin de Siècle

    Libidinal Lives

    Edited by Jane Ford, Kim Edwards Keates, Patricia Pulham

    This volume marks the first sustained study to interrogate how and why issues of sexuality, desire, and economic processes intersect in the literature and culture of the Victorian fin de siècle. At the end of the nineteenth-century, the move towards new models of economic thought marked the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • New Perspectives on Gender in Children’s and Young Adult Literature

    Teen Dreams and Lost Girls

    Edited by Tricia Clasen, Holly Hassel

    This volume brings together diverse, cross-disciplinary scholarly voices to examine gender construction in children's and young adult literature. It complements and updates scholarship on this topic by creating a rich, cohesive examination of core questions around gender and sexuality in classic…

    Hardback – 2015-10-31 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • The Plural Psyche

    Personality, Morality and the Father

    By Andrew Samuels

    Pluralism can bridge the gaps that have opened up between personal experience, psychotherapy, and cultural criticism. In The Plural Psyche: Personality, Morality and the Father, a provocative, much praised and widely discussed book, Andrew Samuels lays bare the political implications of the…

    Paperback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Mental Health Classic Editions

  • Engagements with Narrative

    By Janine Utell

    Balancing key foundational topics with new developments and trends, Engagements with Narrative offers an accessible introduction to narratology. As new narrative forms and media emerge, the study of narrative and the ways people communicate through imagination, empathy, and storytelling is…

    Paperback – 2015-10-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Engagements with Literature

  • Science Fiction and Cultural Theory: A Reader

    Edited by Sherryl Vint

    Science Fiction and Cultural Theory: A Reader is an essential resource for literature students studying science fiction, science and popular culture, and contemporary theory. This book combines key theories that have become touchstones for work in the field with more recent thinking to …

    Paperback – 2015-10-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Literature Readers

  • Engagements with Close Reading

    By Annette Federico

    What should we do with a literary work? Is it best to become immersed in a novel or poem, or is our job to objectively dissect it? Should we consult literature as a source of knowledge or wisdom, or keenly interrogate its designs upon us? Do we excavate the text as an historical artifact, or…

    Paperback – 2015-10-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Engagements with Literature

  • How Abstract Is It? Thinking Capital Now

    Edited by Rebecca Colesworthy, Peter Nicholls

    Since the start of the financial crisis in 2008, the notion that capitalism has become too abstract for all but the most rarefied specialists to understand has been widely presupposed. Yet even in academic circles, the question of abstraction itself – of what exactly abstraction is, and does, under…

    Hardback – 2015-10-19 
    Routledge

  • Embodied Metaphors in Film, Television, and Video Games

    Cognitive Approaches

    Edited by Kathrin Fahlenbrach

    In cognitive research, metaphors have been shown to help us imagine complex, abstract, or invisible ideas, concepts, or emotions. Contributors to this book argue that metaphors occur not only in language, but in audio visual media well. This is all the more evident in entertainment media, which…

    Hardback – 2015-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Eros and Psyche (Routledge Revivals)

    The Representation of Personality in Charlotte Brontë, Charles Dickens, George Eliot

    By Karen Chase

    How does Victorian fiction represent personality? How does it express emotion and how does it imagine the mind? These questions stand at the centre of Eros and Psyche, first published in 1984. In examining how three authors – Charlotte Brontë, Charles Dickens and George Eliot – depict the mind and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Hidden Designs (Routledge Revivals)

    The Critical Profession and Renaissance Literature

    By Jonathan Crewe

    This 1986 study offers a challenging contribution to the on-going critical debate surrounding the English literary Renaissance. Although informed by the ‘new historicism’ and post-structuralism, Hidden Designs makes a plea for criticism to be practiced in its own name rather than in the name of…

    Paperback – 2015-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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