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  • Poetry, Philosophy and Theology in Conversation

    Thresholds of Wonder: The Power of the Word IV, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francesca Bugliani Knox, Jennifer Reek

    This volume is a collection of essays that explains how literature, philosophy and theology have explored the role of wonder in our lives, particularly through poetry. Wonder has been an object of fascination for these disciplines from the Greek antiquity onwards, yet the connections between their…

    Hardback – 2019-07-24 
    Routledge

  • Neocolonialism and Built Heritage

    Echoes of Empire in Africa, Asia, and Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel E. Coslett

    Architectural relics of nineteenth- and twentieth-century European and Japanese colonialism — actively exploited and experienced neocolonialist sites of memory — dot cityscapes throughout our globalizing world, just as built traces of colonialism remain embedded within the urban fabric of many…

    Paperback – 2019-07-23 
    Routledge
    Architext

  • Psychoanalysis and Deconstruction

    Freud's Psychic Apparatus, 1st Edition

    By Jared Russell

    Psychoanalysis and Deconstruction: Freud's Psychic Apparatus demonstrates the relevance of deconstructive thinking for the clinical practice of psychoanalysis. Arguing that deconstruction has been misrepresented as a form of literary theory or a philosophy of language, the book puts Derrida,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-19 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Research Companion to Travel Writing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Youngs, Alasdair Pettinger

    Showcasing established and new patterns of research, The Routledge Research Companion to Travel Writing takes an interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and to travel texts themselves. The volume adopts a thematic approach, with each contributor considering a specific aspect of travel writing - a…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18 
    Routledge

  • Fantasy in Greek and Roman Literature

    1st Edition

    By Graham Anderson

    Fantasy in Greek and Roman Literature offers an overview of Greek and Roman excursions into fantasy, including imaginary voyages, dream-worlds, talking animals and similar impossibilities. This is a territory seldom explored and extends to rarely read texts such as the Aesop Romance, The Battle of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Bodies in Transition in the Health Humanities

    Representations of Corporeality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa M Detora, Stephanie Mathilde Hilger

    In recent years, the transitioning body has become the subject of increasing scholarly, medical, and political interest. This interdisciplinary collection seeks to enable productive dialogue about bodily transformation and its many potential meanings and possibilities. Recent high-profile sex…

    Hardback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge

  • The Materiality of Literary Narratives in Urban History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lieven Ameel, Jason Finch, Silja Laine, Richard Dennis

    The Materiality of Literary Narratives in Urban History explores a variety of geographical and cultural contexts to examine what literary texts, grasped as material objects and as reflections on urban materialities, have to offer for urban history. The contributing writers’ approach to literary…

    Hardback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Urban History

  • Sociology Through Literature

    A Study of Kaaroor's Stories, 1st Edition

    By S. Devadas Pillai

    This book presents a comprehensive study of nearly 100 of Kaaroor’s short stories. Kaaroor Neelakanta Pillai is one among the Big Six of the ‘new wave’ in Malayalam literature which began in the mid-1940s. The Big Six and their immediate followers wrote about the common man, peasants,…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge India

  • 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 – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in East Asian Translation

  • How To Read A Diary

    Critical Contexts and Interpretive Strategies for 21st Century Readers, 1st Edition

    By Desiree Henderson

    How to Read a Diary is an expansive and accessible guidebook that introduces readers to the past, present, and future of diary writing. Grounded in examples from around the globe and from across history, this book explores the provocative questions diaries pose to readers: Are they private? Are…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Oral Narrative in Afghanistan

    The Individual in Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Margaret A. Mills

    This book, first published in 1990, studies the oral fiction entertainments of Afghanistan by focusing on aspects of the oral narrative process which can be observed in individual performances.…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Afghanistan

  • The Tragedy of Afghanistan

    The Social, Cultural and Political Impact of the Soviet Invasion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bo Huldt, Erland Jansson

    The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1979 stunned the world and ushered in a new period of superpower confrontation. Research into Afghan society was severely curtailed, and the ability to research the Afghan resistance was non-existent. This book, first published in 1988, was the result of a…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Afghanistan

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