Literary/Critical Theory Products

  • Olive Schreiner and African Modernism

    Allegory, Empire and Postcolonial Writing, 1st Edition

    By Jade Munslow Ong

    This book works across established categories of modernism and postcolonialism in order to radically revise the periods, places, and topics traditionally associated with anti-colonialism and aesthetic experimentation in African literature. The book is the first account of Olive Schreiner as a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Reenactment Studies

    Key Terms in the Field, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vanessa Agnew, Jonathan Lamb, Juliane Tomann

    The Routledge Handbook of Reenactment Studies provides the first overview of significant concepts within reenactment studies. The volume includes a co-authored critical introduction and a comprehensive compilation of key term entries contributed by leading reenactment scholars from Europe, North…

    Hardback – 2019-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Trauma

    1st Edition

    By Lucy Bond, Stef Craps

    Trauma has become a catchword of our time and a central category in contemporary theory and criticism. In this illuminating and accessible volume, Lucy Bond and Stef Craps: provide an account of the history of the concept of trauma from the late nineteenth century to the present day examine…

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge
    The New Critical Idiom

  • Engagements with Contemporary Literary and Critical Theory

    1st Edition

    By Evan Gottlieb

    Engagements with Contemporary Literary and Critical Theory is a wide-ranging but accessible introduction to the key thinkers and theories integral to the study of literature. Organised thematically, the book provides historical introductions and uses a variety of relevant contemporary examples to…

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Engagements with Literature

  • The Routledge Companion to Victorian Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dennis Denisoff, Talia Schaffer

    The Routledge Companion of Victorian Literature offers 45 articles by leading international scholars working with the most dynamic and influential political, cultural, and theoretical issues addressing Victorian literature today. Scholars and students will find this collection both useful and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Literature Companions

  • Novelists in Interview

    1st Edition

    By John Haffenden

    Originally published in 1985, fourteen foremost writers of fiction give detailed accounts of their writings in this absorbing collection by John Haffenden, whom The Sunday Times has applauded for having ‘perfected’ the art of the literary interview. Bringing together discussions with a wide range…

    Hardback – 2019-10-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

  • In Defence of Fantasy

    A Study of the Genre in English and American Literature since 1945, 1st Edition

    By Ann Swinfen

    The modern fantasy novel might hardly seem to need a defence, but its position in contemporary literature in the 1980s was still rather ambivalent. Many post-war writers had produced highly successful fantasy novels, some phenomenal publishing successes had occurred in the field, and an increasing…

    Hardback – 2019-10-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

  • Becoming a Woman Through Romance

    1st Edition

    By Linda K. Christian-Smith

    A woman is incomplete without a man, motherhood is a woman’s destiny, and a woman’s place is in the home. These conservative political themes are woven throughout teen romance fiction’s sagas of hearts and flowers. Using the theory and interpretive methods of feminism and cultural studies,…

    Hardback – 2019-10-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

  • The Unresolvable Plot

    Reading Contemporary Fiction, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Dipple

    Originally published in 1988, the last few decades had seen the appearance of some brilliant and complex new kinds of fiction. The ambitious experiments of writers such as Greene, Garcia Márquez, Borges, Nabakov, Calvino, Beckett, Eco, Spark, Hoban, Murdoch, Bellow, Ozick, and Lessing among others…

    Hardback – 2019-10-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

  • Iris Murdoch

    Work for the Spirit, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Dipple

    Originally published in 1982, this brilliant study provides a perceptive and up-to-date assessment of the novels of Iris Murdoch, up to and including Nuns and Soldiers, published in 1980. The Fire and the Sun, her book on Plato, is also considered in depth. It is not a critical biography, but…

    Hardback – 2019-10-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

  • Iris Murdoch

    1st Edition

    By Richard Todd

    Originally published in 1984, Iris Murdoch, widely regarded as one of the major British novelists of her generation at the time, was undoubtedly one of the most popular and prolific, having published twenty-one novels since 1954 (she went on to write many more). But the course of her…

    Hardback – 2019-10-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

  • Alain Robbe-Grillet

    1st Edition

    By John Fletcher

    Alain Robbe-Grillet had traditionally been seen as an austere experimentalist in fiction, addicted to arid and interminable descriptions of objects like coffee pots, erasers and pieces of string. His own rather bellicose theoretical pronouncements were partly to blame for this unattractive picture,…

    Hardback – 2019-10-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

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