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  1. New and Recent Titles on the Renaissance

    In advance of the Renaissance Society of America annual meeting in Berlin, you can now preview some of the books that will be on display at the Routledge booth, plus many more from our extensive Renaissance studies list.

    Click here to see the list.

  2. February Series Of The Month - Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature is 20% Off!

    This month, all titles included in the Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature series are 20% off! Just use Discount Code XRK92 at the checkout.

    Check out the full list of titles here.

  3. Read Excerpts of our Outstanding Academic Titles

    What do habit, Buddhism, bioethics and gothic literature have in common? Each are the subject of one of our Outstanding Academic Titles as picked by Choice magazine! 

    We've had 32 titles chosen as Outstanding Academic Titles, and we've made excerpts from four of these titles free to view - On Habit, Bioethics: the Basics, The Gothic World and Buddhism Goes to the Movies. Each excerpt contains the first chapter to give a flavor of the book, so what are you waiting for? 

    If you want to see more of the Outstanding Academic Titles from Routledge, you can view them all here

  4. Critical Theory Today

    Author Interview - Lois Tyson tells us more about Critical Theory Today

    ‘For anyone who wants to understand contemporary cultural theory, Critical Theory Today is the undisputed starting point for that understanding.’ - Todd McGowan, The University of Vermont, USA

    Critical Theory Today is well regarded as one of the best introductions to critical theory available. Following the recent publication of the third edition we asked author Lois Tyson to give us an insight into the book.
     

  5. Introducing Comparative Literature

    Author Interview - Introducing Comparative Literature

    Introducing Comparative Literature is already garnering outstanding reviews, with one reviewer calling it ‘provocative and refreshing’. We spoke to authors César Domínguez, Haun Saussy and Darío Villanueva to find out a bit more about the book and their own interests in comparative literature.

  6. This Thing Called Literature

    Andrew Bennett & Nicholas Royle discuss This Thing Called Literature

    What is this thing called literature? Why should we study it? And how? This Thing Called Literature is not only an essential guide to the study of literature but an eloquent defense of the discipline. In this exclusive interview Andrew Bennett and Nicholas Royle give us an insight into their new book.

  7. In a turbulent world focussed on economics and science, do poems, prose and plays matter?

    With the rapid growth of scientific and vocational courses, and with students wanting tangible rewards from their degrees, Bennett and Royle show us why Literature still holds a crucial place in society.

  8. Introducing Comparative Literature - Out Now

    'This book offers a provocative and refreshing alternative to the old familiar Anglo-American theories of comparative literature.' - Susan Bassnett, University of Warwick, UK

    Introducing Comparative Literature is a comprehensive guide to the field offering clear, concise information alongside useful analysis and examples. It frames the introduction within recent theoretical debates and shifts in the discipline whilst also addressing the history of the field and its practical application. Read more...

    Request a Complimentary Exam Copy Today

  9. Critical Theory Today by Lois Tyson - 3rd Edition Out Now

    "An encyclopedic and eminently readable book, one that should be an authoritative vade mecum for both undergraduates and graduates alike, plus those faculty teaching such courses and wishing a quick refresher." - David Greetham, Distinguished Professor, City University of New York, Graduate Center, USA

    This thoroughly updated third edition of Critical Theory Today offers an accessible introduction to contemporary critical theory, providing in-depth coverage of the most common approaches to literary analysis today. Read more...

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  10. Mikhail Bakhtin - New from the Routledge Critical Thinkers Series

    Mikhail Bakhtin was one of the twentieth century’s most influential literary theorists. This accessible introduction to his thought begins with the questions ‘Why Bakhtin?’ and ‘Who was Bakhtin?’, before dealing in detail with his ideas on authorship and subjecthood, language, dialogism, heteroglossia and the novel, the chronotope, and the carnivalesque. Read more...

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