Literary/Critical Theory Products

  • Routledge Revivals: Literary Fat Ladies (1987)

    Rhetoric, Gender, Property

    By Patricia Parker

    First published in 1987, the essays in this volume focus on questions of gender, property and power in the use of rhetoric and the practice of literary genres, and provide a historicised cultural critique. They analyse the links between rhetoric and property, but also representations of women as…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Progress of Romance (1986)

    The Politics of Popular Fiction

    Edited by Jean Radford

    First published in 1986, the aim of this book is to present some of the changing thinking on popular writing to a wider audience in view of the enormous growth of mass culture after the war, but also to offer a historical perspective on a specific form of popular fiction: the romance. The essays…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: History Workshop Series

  • The Postcolonial World

    Edited by Jyotsna G. Singh, David D. Kim

    The Postcolonial World presents an overview of the field and extends critical debate in exciting new directions. It provides an important and timely reappraisal of postcolonialism as an aesthetic, political, and historical movement, and of postcolonial studies as a multidisciplinary, transcultural…

    Hardback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • Remembering Dionysus

    Revisioning psychology and literature in C.G. Jung and James Hillman

    By Susan Rowland

    Dionysus, god of dismemberment and sponsor of the lost or abandoned feminine, originates both Jungian psychology and literature in Remembering Dionysus. Characterized by spontaneity, fluid boundaries, sexuality, embodiment, wild nature, ecstasy and chaos, Dionysus is invoked in the writing of C. G.…

    Paperback – 2016-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Discursive Framings of Human Rights

    Negotiating Agency and Victimhood

    Edited by Karen-Margrethe Simonsen, Jonas Ross Kjaergard

    What does it mean to be a subject of human rights? The status of the subject is closely connected with the form and rhetoric of the framing discourse, and this book investigates the relationship between the status of the subject and the form of human rights discourse, in differing aesthetic and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-24 
    Routledge

  • Materiality and Popular Culture

    The Popular Life of Things

    Edited by Anna Malinowska, Karolina Lebek

    This book critically approaches contemporary meanings of materiality and discuses ways in which we understand, experience, and engage with objects through popular culture in our private, social and professional lives. Appropriating Arjun Appadurai’s famous phrase: "the social life of things", with…

    Hardback – 2016-08-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • The Muse

    Psychoanalytic Explorations of Creative Inspiration

    Edited by Adele Tutter

    Psychoanalysts have long been fascinated with creative artists, but have paid far less attention to the men and women who motivate, stimulate, and captivate them. The Muse counters this trend with nine original contributions from distinguished psychoanalysts, art historians, and literary…

    Paperback – 2016-08-16 
    Routledge
    Psychoanalytic Inquiry Book Series

  • Gendered Identities

    Critical Readings of Gender in Children's and Young Adult Literature

    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 – 2016-08-16 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Lacan's Return to Antiquity

    Between nature and the gods

    By Oliver Harris

    Lacan’s Return to Antiquity is the first book devoted to the role of classical antiquity in Lacan’s work. Oliver Harris poses a question familiar from studies of Freud: what are Ancient Greece and Rome doing in a twentieth-century theory of psychology? In Lacan’s case, the issue has an additional…

    Paperback – 2016-08-09 
    Routledge

  • Joyce and Lacan

    Reading, Writing, and Psychoanalysis

    By Daniel Bristow

    What happens when the intellectual giant of twentieth-century literature, James Joyce, is made an object of consideration and cause of desire by the intellectual giant of modern psychoanalysis, Jacques Lacan? This is what Joyce and Lacan explores, in the three closely interrelated areas of…

    Hardback – 2016-08-05 
    Routledge

  • Postmodern Brecht

    A Re-Presentation

    By Elizabeth Wright

    In this radical and deliberately controversial re-reading of Brecht, first published in 1989, Elizabeth Wright takes a new view of the playwright, giving us a more ‘Brechtian’ reading than so far achieved and making his work historically relevant here and now. The author discusses in detail Brecht’…

    Hardback – 2016-08-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literary Theory

  • The Taming of the Text

    Explorations in Language, Literature and Culture

    Edited by Willie Van Peer

    The contributors of this text, first published in 1988, provide a dynamic view of the social functioning of texts, taking account of linguistic, literary and cultural elements. They bring together innovative perspectives on literary analysis and theory, on pragmatics and discourse analysis, as well…

    Hardback – 2016-08-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literary Theory

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