Literature by Geographic Area Products

  • Chances Are

    Contingency, Queer Theory and American Literature, 1st Edition

    By Valerie Rohy

    This innovative work makes use of psychoanalytic, queer, and narrative theories to read nineteenth and twentieth-century American literature and demonstrate how the concept of contingency—whether chance, accident, luck, or mutation—enriches our understanding of how queer sexualities are articulated…

    Paperback – 2019-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Rumpelstiltskin’s Secret

    What Women Didn’t Tell the Grimms, 1st Edition

    By Harry Rand

    Everyone knows Rumpelstiltskin's story. Or thinks they do. We heard it as children. We might affectionately remember the adult voices reciting the tale or recall the light in the room and the time of day when we enjoyed hearing this scripted performance. A grownup's voice added roughness and pitch…

    Paperback – 2019-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Afropolitanism and the Novel

    De-realizing Africa, 1st Edition

    By Ashleigh Harris

    The place of the novel as a literary form in Africa is contested. Its colonial origins and its unaffordability for most Africans make it a bad fit for the continent, yet it was also central to the creation of most postcolonial African national literary canons. These bipolar traditions remain…

    Paperback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge India
    Literary Cultures of the Global South

  • American Utopia

    Literature, Society, and the Human Use of Human Beings, 1st Edition

    By Peter Swirski

    From the Black Tuesday to the White House, from Plato to Robert Nozick, from Eugene Debs to Richard Nixon, from Peter Cornelis Plockhoy to the hippie communes of the Sixties, from universal basic income to utopian basic income, from proverbial wisdom to multilevel selection, from Big Data to…

    Paperback – 2019-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Writing Gender, Writing Nation

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

    By Bharti Arora

    This book explores the gendered contexts of the Indian nation through a rigorous analysis of selected women’s fiction ranging from diverse linguistic, regional, geographical, caste, class and regional contexts. Indian women’s writing across languages, texts, and contexts constitutes a unique…

    Paperback – 2019-08-16 
    Routledge India

  • Routledge Handbook of Modern Japanese Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rachael Hutchinson, Leith Douglas Morton

    The Routledge Handbook of Modern Japanese Literature provides a comprehensive overview of how we study Japanese literature today. Rather than taking a purely chronological approach to the content, the chapters survey the state of the field through a number of pressing issues and themes, examining…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08 
    Routledge

  • World Literature and Dissent

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lorna Burns, Katie Muth

    World Literature and Dissent reconsiders the role of dissent in contemporary global literature. Bringing together scholars of world and postcolonial literatures, the contributors explore the aesthetics of resistance through concepts including the epistemology of ignorance, the rhetoric of innocence…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Italian Children’s Literature and National Identity

    Childhood, Melancholy, Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Maria Truglio

    This book bridges the fields of Children’s Literature and Italian Studies by examining how turn-of-the-century children’s books forged a unified national identity for the new Italian State. Through contextualized close readings of a wide range of texts, Truglio shows how the 19th-century concept of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge

  • Written in Exile

    Chilean Fiction From 1973-Present, 1st Edition

    By Ignacio Lopez-Calvo

    Paperback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge

  • Readers and Writers in Cuba

    A Social History of Print Culture, l830s-l990s, 1st Edition

    By Pamela Maria Smorkaloff

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge

  • Gender and Identity Formation in Contemporary Mexican Literature

    1st Edition

    By Marina Perez de Mendiola

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge
    Latin American Studies

  • 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 – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in East Asian Translation

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