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  1. The Routledge Concise History of Latino/a Literature

    By Frederick Luis Aldama

    Series: Routledge Concise Histories of Literature

    The Routledge Concise History of Latino/a Literature presents the first comprehensive overview of these popular, experimental and diverse literary cultures. Frederick Luis Aldama traces a historical path through Latino/a literature, examining both the historical and political contexts of the works...

    Published December 6th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge Concise History of Twentieth-Century British Literature

    By Ashley Dawson

    Series: Routledge Concise Histories of Literature

    In The Routledge Concise History of Twentieth-Century British Literature Ashley Dawson identifies the key British writers and texts, shaped by era-defining cultural and historical events and movements from the period. He provides: Analysis of works by a diverse range of influential authors...

    Published November 28th 2012 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Concise History of World Literature

    By Theo D'haen

    Series: Routledge Concise Histories of Literature

    This remarkably broad and informative book offers an introduction to and overview of World Literature. Tracing the term from its earliest roots and situating it within a number of relevant contexts from postcolonialism to postmodernism, Theo D’haen examines: the return of the term "world...

    Published October 28th 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Concise History of Canadian Literature

    By Richard J. Lane

    Series: Routledge Concise Histories of Literature

    The Routledge Concise History of Canadian Literature introduces the fiction, poetry and drama of Canada in its historical, political and cultural contexts. In this clear and structured volume, Richard Lane outlines: the history of Canadian literature from colonial times to the present key...

    Published June 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge Concise History of Science Fiction

    By Mark Bould, Sherryl Vint

    Series: Routledge Concise Histories of Literature

    The term ‘science fiction’ has an established common usage, but close examination reveals that writers, fans, editors, scholars, and publishers often use this word in different ways for different reasons. Exploring how science fiction has emerged through competing versions and the struggle to...

    Published February 24th 2011 by Routledge

  6. The Routledge Concise History of Nineteenth-Century Literature

    By Josephine Guy, Ian Small

    Series: Routledge Concise Histories of Literature

    Nineteenth-century Britain saw the rise of secularism, the development of a modern capitalist economy, multi-party democracy, and an explosive growth in technological, scientific and medical knowledge. It also witnessed the emergence of a mass literary culture which changed permanently the...

    Published November 15th 2010 by Routledge

  7. The Routledge Concise History of Southeast Asian Writing in English

    By Rajeev S. Patke, Philip Holden

    Series: Routledge Concise Histories of Literature

    The Routledge Concise History of Southeast Asian Writing in English traces the development of literature in the region within its historical and cultural contexts. This volume explores creative writing in English across different genres and media, establishing connections from the colonial activity...

    Published July 22nd 2009 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Routledge Concise History of Literature and Film
    By Karin Littau
    To Be Published June 30th 2015
  2. The Routledge Concise History of Romanticism
    By Carmen Casaliggi, Porscha Fermanis
    To Be Published August 14th 2015
  3. The Routledge Concise History of Medieval Literature
    By Corinne Saunders
    To Be Published August 31st 2015

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