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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. British Romanticism: Criticism and Debates - Out Now

    Including classic essays and lively debates, British Romanticism shows that Romantic literature is an interesting and exciting topic to read and study. Combining key pieces from the last 25 years alongside newly written essays offering fresh takes on the area, this book covers the essential topics but with a contemporary and dynamic twist. Read more...

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  4. CHOICE Reviewed Titles from Routledge Literature

    Routledge is proud to produce some of the most acclaimed, cutting-edge scholarship available in Literature, and we're pleased to highlight the following positive reviews from CHOICE. Click on the titles below to see what CHOICE and other independent reviewers had to say about these great books.

    Glennis Byron and Dale Townshend's The Gothic World is Essential!

    "As of now, this collection is the most inclusive, up-to-date scholarly work on the gothic, taking it beyond the literature. If one buys only one book on the subject, it should be this one. Summing Up: Essential." - CHOICE, July 2014

  5. Genre by John Frow - New Edition Out Now

    This second edition of John Frow’s Genre offers a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the area. John Frow’s lucid exploration of this fascinating concept has become essential reading for students of literary and cultural studies, and the second edition expands on the original to take account of recent debates in genre theory and the emergence of digital genres. Read more...

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  6. Literary Criticism and Theory - Request Your e-Inspection Copy

    'Pelagia Goulimari sets a new standard for reading theory in context...' - Richard Lane, Vancouver Island University, Canada

    'Incredibly useful, and a miracle of concision.' - John McGowan, University of North Carolina, USA, co-editor of the Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism

    This incredibly useful volume offers an introduction to the history of literary criticism and theory from classical antiquity to the present. Read more...

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  7. Pre-Order Your Copy of Literary Criticism and Theory: From Plato to Post-Colonialism

    Pelagia Goulimari examines a variety of key thinkers from Plato to Derrida in her book Literary Criticism and Theory: From Plato to Post-Colonialism. An ideal introduction to anyone approaching theory and criticism for the first time, including handy study features such as annotated further reading. Why not request your complimentary inspection copy now?

  8. Comedy by Andrew Stott - New Edition Out Now

    This new edition of Andrew Stott’s Comedy builds on themes presented in the first edition such as focusing on the significance of comic 'events' through study of various theoretical methodologies, including deconstruction, psychoanalysis and gender theory, and provides case studies of a number of themes, ranging from the drag act to the simplicity of slipping on a banana skin. Read More...

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  9. Studying Literature in English - Out Now

    Studying Literature in English provides the ideal point of entry for students of English Literature. This book is an accessible guide for Literature students around the world. From principal literary genres, periods and theory, to strategies for reading, research and essay-writing, Dominic Rainsford provides an engaging introduction to the most important aspects of studying literature in English. Read more...

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  10. Ecocriticism: The Essential Reader - Out Now

    Ecocriticism: The Essential Reader charts the growth of this important field. The first-wave ecocriticism section focuses on key readings from the 1960s to the 1990s. The second-wave ecocriticism section goes on to consider a range of exciting contemporary trends, including environmental justice, esthetics and philosophy, and globalization.

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