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  • Reading Literary Animals

    Medieval to Modern, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Edwards, Derek Ryan, Jane Spencer

    Reading Literary Animals explores the status and representation of animals in literature from the Middle Ages to the present day. Essays by leading scholars in the field examine various figurative, agential, imaginative, ethical, and affective aspects of literary encounters with animality, showing…

    Paperback – 2019-09-18 
    Routledge
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • The Routledge Handbook of North American Languages

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Siddiqi, Michael Barrie, Carrie Gillon, Jason Haugen, Eric Mathieu

    The Routledge Handbook of North American Languages is a one-stop reference for linguists on those topics that come up the most frequently in the study of the languages of North America (including Mexico). This handbook compiles a list of contributors from across many different theories and at…

    Hardback – 2019-09-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics

  • Literature for Young Adults

    Books (and More) for Contemporary Readers, 2nd Edition

    By Joan L. Knickerbocker, James A. Rycik

    Now in its second edition, this book explores a great variety of genres and formats of young adult literature, while placing special emphasis on contemporary works with nontraditional themes, protagonists, and literary conventions that are well suited to young adult readers. It looks at the ways in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-17 
    Routledge

  • Cultural Politics in Harry Potter

    Life, Death and the Politics of Fear, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rubén Jarazo-Álvarez, Pilar Alderete-Diez

    Cultural Politics in Harry Potter: Life, Death and Politics of Fear is the first book-length analysis of topics such as death, fear and biopolitics in J. K. Rowling’s work from controversial and interdisciplinary perspectives. This collection brings together recent theoretical and applied cultural…

    Hardback – 2019-09-17 
    Routledge

  • Upgrade Your French

    3rd Edition

    By Margaret Jubb

    Upgrade Your French is the ideal guide for students looking to improve their written French rapidly. It offers a complete revision programme to improve your skills, focusing on three key strategies for improving your written French: Eliminating common errors Increasing and consolidating…

    Paperback – 2019-09-16 
    Routledge
    Upgrade Your...

  • 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

  • Mano a Mano: Português para falantes de espanhol

    Volume 2 – Intermediário, 1st Edition

    By Ana Cecília Cossi Bizon, Elizabeth Maria Fontão do Patrocinio, Leandro Rodrigues Alves Diniz

    Mano a mano: português para falantes de espanhol vem preencher uma importante lacuna no mercado editorial: a carência de livros didáticos que, considerando as necessidades específicas de falantes de espanhol, favoreçam um desenvolvimento mais rápido de sua proficiência em português. A coleção reúne…

    Paperback – 2019-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Mano a mano: português para falantes de espanhol

    Volume 1 & 2, 1st Edition

    By Ana Cecília Cossi Bizon, Elizabeth Maria Fontão do Patrocinio, Leandro Rodrigues Alves Diniz

    Mano a mano: português para falantes de espanhol vem preencher uma importante lacuna no mercado editorial: a carência de livros didáticos que, considerando as necessidades específicas de falantes de espanhol, favoreçam um desenvolvimento mais rápido de sua proficiência em português. A coleção reúne…

    Paperback – 2019-09-15 
    Routledge

  • The Nationality of Utopia

    H. G. Wells, England, and the World State, 1st Edition

    By Maxim Shadurski

    Since its generic inception in 1516, utopia has produced visions of alterity which renegotiate, subvert, and transcend existing places. Early in the twentieth century, H. G. Wells linked utopia to the World State, whose post-national, post-Westphalian emergence he predicated on English national…

    Hardback – 2019-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Literature and the World

    1st Edition

    By Stefan Helgesson, Mads Rosendahl Thomsen

    Literature and the World presents a broad and multifaceted introduction to world literature and globalisation. The book provides a brief background and history of the field followed by a wide spectrum of exemplary readings and case studies from around the world. Amongst other aspects of World…

    Paperback – 2019-09-12 
    Routledge
    Literature and Contemporary Thought

  • Early English Performance: Medieval Plays and Robin Hood Games

    Shifting Paradigms in Early English Drama Studies, 1st Edition

    By John Marshall

    Edited by Philip Butterworth

    Covering a period of nearly 40 years’ work by the author this collection of essays in the Shifting Paradigms in Early English Drama Studies series brings the perspective of a Drama academic and practitioner of early English plays to the understanding of how medieval plays and Robin Hood games of…

    Hardback – 2019-09-12 
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

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