Literary Genres Products

  • Life Writing Outside the Lines

    Gender and Genre in the Americas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eva C. Karpinski, Ricia A. Chansky

    Designed as a contribution to the emerging field of transnational comparative American studies, this book focuses on gender in life writing that exceeds the boundaries of traditional genres. The contributors engage with authors who bend genres to speak gender as it manifests in multiple shapes in…

    Hardback – 2020-03-13 

  • Exploring the Horror of Supernatural Fiction

    Ray Bradbury’s Elliott Family, 1st Edition

    By Miranda Corcoran, Steve Gronert Ellerhoff

    Detailing the adventures of a supernatural clan of vampires, witches, and assorted monstrosities, Ray Bradbury’s Elliott family stories are a unique component of his extensive literary output. Written between 1946 and 1994, Bradbury eventually quilted the stories together into a novel, From the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Geography and the Literary Imagination in Victorian Fictions of Empire

    The Poetics of Imperial Space, 1st Edition

    By Jean Fernandez

    In this pioneering study, Dr. Fernandez explores how the rise of institutional geography in Victorian England impacted imperial fiction’s emergence as a genre characterized by a preoccupation with space and place. This volume argues that the alliance between institutional geography and the British…

    Hardback – 2020-02-29 

  • Empty Nurseries, Queer Occupants

    Reproduction and the Future in Ibsen’s Late Plays, 1st Edition

    By Olivia N Gunn

    Who is the proper occupant of the nursery? The obvious answer is the child, and not an archive, a seductive troll-princess, or poor fosterlings. Nevertheless, characters in Hedda Gabler, The Master Builder, and Little Eyolf intend to host these improper occupants in their children’s rooms. Dr. Gunn…

    Hardback – 2020-02-08 
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Contemporary Rewritings of Liminal Women

    Echoes of the Past, 1st Edition

    By Miriam Borham-Puyal

    This book explores the concept of liminality in the representation of women in 18th and 19th–century literature, as well as in contemporary rewritings, such as novels, films, television shows, videogames and graphic novels. In particular, it focuses on vampires, prostitutes, quixotes, and…

    Hardback – 2020-02-01 
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • Gerardo Diego’s Creation Myth of Music

    Fábula de Equis y Zeda, 1st Edition

    By Judith Stallings-Ward

    Since its publication nearly eight decades ago, the consensus among scholars about Fábula de Equis y Zeda, by the Spanish poet Gerardo Diego (1896-1987) remains unchanged: Fábula is an enigmatic avant-garde curiosity. It seems to rob the reader of the reason necessary to interpret it, even as it…

    Hardback – 2020-02-01 

  • Poetry and Uselessness

    From Coleridge to Ashbery, 1st Edition

    By Robert Archambeau

    W.H. Auden famously claimed "poetry makes nothing happen." That may or may not be the case, but the idea that poetry makes nothing happen has, itself, been extremely influential, and has made a great deal happen in the world.  This book examines several of the main currents in literary history as…

    Hardback – 2020-01-29 
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • Milton, Music and Literary Interpretation

    Reading through the Spirit, 1st Edition

    By David Ainsworth

    Milton, Music and Literary Interpretation: Reading through the Spirit constructs a musical methodology for interpreting literary text drawn out of John Milton’s poetry and prose. Analyzing the linkage between music and the Holy Spirit in Milton’s work, it focuses on harmony and its relationship to…

    Hardback – 2020-01-20 
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • AfroSurrealism

    The African Diaspora's Surrealist Fiction, 1st Edition

    By Rochelle Spencer

    Examining the surrealist novels of several contemporary writers including Edwidge Danticat, Tananarive Due, Nalo Hopkinson, Junot Díaz, Helen Oyeyemi, and Colson Whitehead, AfroSurrealism, the first book-length exploration of AfroSurreal fiction, argues that we have entered a new and exciting era…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

  • Geopoetics in Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eric Magrane, Linda Russo, Sarah de Leeuw, Craig Santos Perez

    This breakthrough book examines dynamic intersections of poetics and geography. Gathering the essays of an international cohort whose work converges at the crossroads of poetics and the material world, Geopoetics in Practice offers insights into poetry, place, ecology, and writing the world through…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • One-Hour Shakespeare

    The Comedies, 1st Edition

    By Julie Fain Lawrence-Edsell

    The One-Hour Shakespeare series is a collection of abridged versions of Shakespeare’s plays, designed specifically to accommodate both small and large casts. This volume, The Comedies, includes the following plays: As You Like It Love’s Labour’s Lost Much Ado About Nothing Twelfth Night…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    One-Hour Shakespeare

  • One-Hour Shakespeare

    The Early Comedies and Romances, 1st Edition

    By Julie Fain Lawrence-Edsell

    The One-Hour Shakespeare series is a collection of abridged versions of Shakespeare’s plays, designed specifically to accommodate both small and large casts. This volume, The Early Comedies and Romances, includes the following plays: A Midsummer Night’s Dream Two Gentlemen of Verona The…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    One-Hour Shakespeare

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