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  • Social Trauma, Narrative Memory and Recovery in Japanese Literature and Film

    1st Edition

    By David C. Stahl

    This book provides a comprehensive analysis of major works in Japanese literature and film through the interpretive lens of trauma and PTSD studies. Focusing critical attention on the psychodynamics and enduring psychosocial aftereffects of social trauma, it also evaluates the themes of…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Korean Literature Through the Korean Wave

    1st Edition

    By Jieun Kiaer, Anna Yates-Lu

    Korean Literature through the Korean Wave engages with the rising interest in both the Korean Wave and Korean language learning by incorporating Korean Wave cultural contents, especially K-dramas, films and songs, to underline and support the teaching of Korean literature.  It combines both…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in East Asian Translation

  • Writing Gender, Writing Nation

    Women’s Fiction in Post-Independence India, 1st Edition

    By Bharti Arora

    Indian women’s writing across languages, texts, and contexts constitutes a unique narrative of the post-independence nation. It facilitates a pan-Indian understanding of the concerns taken up by the women writers, showing how ideas travel across regions and contribute towards building a thematic…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05 
    Routledge India

  • Research Methodologies for Auto/biography Studies

    1st Edition

    By Kate Douglas, Ashley Barnwell

    This collection of short essays provides a rigorous, rich, collaborative space in which scholars and practitioners debate the value of different methodological approaches to the study of life narratives and explore a diverse range of interdisciplinary methods. Auto/biography studies has been one of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-19 
    Routledge

  • The Indian Partition in Literature and Films

    History, Politics, and Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rini Bhattacharya Mehta, Debali Mookerjea-Leonard

    This book presents an examination of fictional representations, in books and films, of the 1947 Partition that led to the creation of the sovereign nation-states of India and Pakistan. While the process of representing the Partition experience through words and images began in the late 1940s, it is…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • Haruki Murakami

    Storytelling and Productive Distance, 1st Edition

    By Chikako Nihei

    Haruki Murakami: Storytelling and Productive Distance studies the evolution of the monogatari, or narrative and storytelling in the works of Haruki Murakami. Author Chikako Nihei argues that Murakami’s power of monogatari lies in his use of distancing effects; storytelling allows individuals to "…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Space, Utopia and Indian Decolonization

    Literary Pre-Figurations of the Postcolony, 1st Edition

    By Sandeep Banerjee

    The book illuminates the spatial utopianism of South Asian anti-colonial texts by showing how they refuse colonial spatial imaginaries to re-imagine the British Indian colony as the postcolony in diverse and contested ways. Focusing on the literary field of South Asia between, largely, the 1860s…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Christianity in India

    The Anti-Colonial Turn, 1st Edition

    By Clara A.B. Joseph

    By studying the history and sources of the Thomas Christians of India, a community of pre-colonial Christian heritage, this book revisits the assumption that Christianity is Western and colonial and that Christians in the non-West are products of colonial and post-colonial missionaries. Christians…

    Hardback – 2019-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • The Upanisads

    A Complete Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Signe Cohen

    The Upaniṣads are among the most sacred foundational scriptures in the Hindu religion. Composed from 800 BCE onwards and making up part of the larger Vedic corpus, they offer the reader "knowledge lessons" on life, death, and immortality. While they are essential to understanding Hinduism and Asian…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • Religious Devotion and the Poetics of Reform

    Love and Liberation in Malayalam Poetry, 1st Edition

    By George Pati

    The poetry emanating from the bhakti tradition of devotional love in India has been both a religious expression and a form of resistance to hierarchies of caste, gender, and colonialism. Some scholars have read this art form through the lens of resistance and reform, but others have responded that…

    Hardback – 2019-02-26
    Routledge

  • Animals, Plants, and Landscapes

    An Ecology of Turkish Literature and Film, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hande Gurses, Irmak Ertuna Howison

    The landscape of Turkey, with its trees and animals inspires narratives of survival, struggle and escape. Animals, Plants, and Landscapes: An Ecology of Turkish Literature and Film, will be the first major study to offer fresh theoretical insight into this landscape, by offering a collection of…

    Hardback – 2019-02-25
    Routledge
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • Climate and Crises

    Magical Realism as Environmental Discourse, 1st Edition

    By Ben Holgate

    Climate and Crises: Magical Realism as Environmental Discourse makes a dual intervention in both world literature and ecocriticism by examining magical realism as an international style of writing that has long-standing links with environmental literature. The book argues that, in the era of…

    Hardback – 2019-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Literatures and the Environment

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