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  • From Mind to Text

    Continuities and Breaks Between Cognitive, Aesthetic and Textualist Approaches to Literature

    By Bartosz Stopel

    From Mind to Text: Continuities in Cognitive Science, Aesthetics, and Literary Theory 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 representatives of theory itself, as…

    Hardback – 2017-11-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Hardy Deconstructing Hardy

    A Derridean Reading of Thomas Hardy’s Poetry

    By Nilüfer Özgür

    Hardback – 2017-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge

  • The Wildness Pleases (Routledge Revivals)

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge

  • 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 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
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2016-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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
    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
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge
    Key Concepts

  • 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
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

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