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  • The Wildness Pleases

    The Origins of Romanticism

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-02-29 

  • Shelley's Style

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-02-01 

  • John Donne, Undone (Routledge Revivals)

    By Thomas Docherty

    Contemporary criticism of Donne has tended to ignore the historical culture and ideology that conditioned his writings, reinforcing the traditionally accepted model of the poet as a humanist of ethical, cultural and political individualism. In this title, first published in 1986, Thomas Docherty…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29
    Routledge Revivals

  • Essays on Fiction 1971-82 (Routledge Revivals)

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-02-13
    Routledge Revivals

  • Derrida, Kristeva, and the Dividing Line

    An Articulation of Two Theories of Difference

    By Juliana De Nooy

    Edited by Paul Eggert

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2014-12-22
    Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies

  • Jacques Derrida

    Key Concepts

    Edited by Claire Colebrook

    Jacques Derrida: Key Concepts presents a broad overview and engagement with the full range of Derrida's work - from the early phenomenological thinking to his preoccupations with key themes, such as technology, psychoanalysis, friendship, Marxism, racism and sexism, to his ethico-political writings…

    Paperback – 2014-10-27
    Key Concepts

  • Deleuze and Pragmatism

    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…

    Hardback – 2014-09-22
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Realist Fiction and the Strolling Spectator (Routledge Revivals)

    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 in 1992, John Rignall makes a powerful case for the rehabilitation of realism as a self-aware and reflexive genre. Using the novels of Scott,…

    Hardback – 2014-09-22
    Routledge Revivals

  • Decolonising Gender

    Literature and a Poetics of the Real

    By Caroline Rooney

    Through examination of the functions of language and cross-cultural readings of literature – from African queer reading to postcolonial Shakespeare – Rooney explores the nature of the real, providing: a way out of some of the current deadlocks of feminist theory an anti-essentialist…

    Paperback – 2014-07-17
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Kangaroo Courts and the Rule of Law

    The Legacy of Modernism

    By Desmond Manderson

    Kangaroo Courts and the Rule of Law -The Legacy of Modernism addresses the legacy of contemporary critiques of language for the concept of the rule of law. Between those who care about the rule of law and those who are interested in contemporary legal theory, there has been a dialogue of the deaf,…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11

  • Carnivalizing Difference

    Bakhtin and the Other

    Edited by Peter I. Barta, Paul Allen Miller, Charles Platter, David Shepherd

    It has seemed at times that there is no neutral territory between those who see Bakhtin as the practitioner of a kind of neo-Marxist, or at least materialist, deconstruction and those who look at the same texts and see a defender of traditional, liberal humanist values and classical conceptions of…

    Paperback – 2013-09-09
    Routledge Harwood Studies in Russian and European Literature

  • The Language of Criticism

    By John Casey

    First published in 1966, the Language of Criticism was the first systematic attempt to understand literary criticism through the methods of linguistic philosophy and the later work of Wittgenstein. Literary critical and aesthetic judgements are rational, but are not to be explained by…

    Paperback – 2012-06-07

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