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  • Psychoanalysis and Deconstruction

    Freud's Psychic Apparatus, 1st Edition

    By Jared Russell

    Psychoanalysis and Deconstruction: Freud's Psychic Apparatus demonstrates the relevance of deconstructive thinking for the clinical practice of psychoanalysis. Arguing that deconstruction has been misrepresented as a form of literary theory or a philosophy of language, the book puts Derrida,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-19 

  • Extreme States

    The Evolution of American Transgressive Fiction 1960-2000, 1st Edition

    By Coco d'Hont

    Transgressive fiction explores the crossing of boundaries. Because of its extreme content and style, it is often considered controversial. However, transgressive fiction is not just shocking or disruptive. It is a continuation of an American tradition of creating culture through the crossing of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-26
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Cryptic Subtexts in Literature and Film

    Secret Messages and Buried Treasure, 1st Edition

    By Steven F. Walker

    One of the primary objectives of comparative literature is the study of the relationship of texts, also known as intertextuality, which is a means of contextualizing and analyzing the way literature grows and flourishes through inspiration and imitation, direct or indirect. When the inspiration and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-18
    Routledge Studies in Comparative Literature

  • The Wildness Pleases (Routledge Revivals)

    The Origins of Romanticism, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Thacker

    First published in 1983. This book charts the growth of Romanticism from the initial reactions to the authoritarian classicism of Louis XIV, through the ‘codification’ of the Sublime by Burke in the 1750s, to the fascination with mystery, fear and violence which dominated the writing of the late…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18

  • Fetishism, Psychoanalysis, and Philosophy

    The Iridescent Thing, 1st Edition

    By Alan Bass

    Fetishism, Psychoanalysis, and Philosophy explores how and why Freud’s late work on fetishism led to the beginnings of a re-formulation of the theory and practice of psychoanalysis. Freud himself, however, was unaware of the long history of the concept of fetishism, a history crucial to…

    Paperback – 2017-12-05

  • Hardy Deconstructing Hardy

    A Derridean Reading of Thomas Hardy’s Poetry, 1st Edition

    By Nilüfer Özgür

    Hardy Deconstructing Hardy aims to add a new dimension of research which has been partly overlooked—a Derridean, Deconstructive reading of Hardy‘s poetry. Analyzing thirty-four popular and less popular poems by Hardy, this volume challenges current references to Derridean Deconstructionism. While…

    Hardback – 2017-11-08
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • From Mind to Text

    Continuities and Breaks Between Cognitive, Aesthetic and Textualist Approaches to Literature, 1st Edition

    By Bartosz Stopel

    From Mind to Text: Continuities and Breaks Between Cognitive, Aesthetic and Textualist Approaches to Literature explores the historical context of theory formation and of its contemporary status, including an overview of debates about theory’s role in literary studies provided both by…

    Hardback – 2017-11-03
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Shelley's Style

    1st Edition

    By William Keach

    First published 1984. In a provocative study, this book argues that the problems posed by Shelley’s notoriously difficult style must be understood in relation to his ambivalence towards language itself as an artistic medium — the tension between the potential of language to mirror emotional…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22

  • Realist Fiction and the Strolling Spectator (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By John Rignall

    The classic realist text has long been derided by post-structuralist critics as an unsophisticated and reactionary form. In this study, first published 1992, John Rignall makes a powerful case for the rehabilitation of realism as a self-aware and reflexive genre. Using the novels of Scott, Balzac,…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11
    Routledge Revivals

  • Deleuze and Pragmatism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simone Bignall, Sean Bowden, Paul Patton

    This collection brings together the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze and the rich tradition of American pragmatist thought, taking seriously the commitment to pluralism at the heart of both. Contributors explore in novel ways Deleuze’s explicit references to pragmatism, and examine the philosophical…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • A Reader's Guide to Contemporary Literary Theory

    6th Edition

    By Raman Selden, Peter Widdowson, Peter Brooker

    A Reader’s Guide to Contemporary Literary Theory is a classic introduction to the complex yet crucial area of literary theory. This book is known for its clear, accessible style and its thorough, logical approach, guiding the reader through the essentials of literary theory. It includes two new…

    Paperback – 2016-12-08

  • Essays on Fiction 1971-82 (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Sir Frank Kermode

    In this book, which was first published in 1983, Frank Kermode looks in particular at the revived Russian Formalism, a highly original body of literary theory that flourished in the years immediately following the Revolution, and at the work of Roman Jakobson, one of its most distinguished…

    Paperback – 2016-06-06
    Routledge Revivals

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