New and Published Books
1-10 of 30 results in Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature
Reshaping the English Canadian Imaginary
The modern city is a space that can simultaneously represent the principles of its homeland alongside its own unique blend of the cultures that intermingle within its city limits. This book makes an intervention in Canadian literary criticism by foregrounding both ‘globalism,’ which is...
To Be Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge
Modernist writing has always been linked with cinema. The recent renaissance in early British film studies has allowed cinema to emerge as a major historical context for literary practice. Treating cinema as a historical rather than an aesthetic influence, this book analyzes the role of early...
Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge
In recent years, a growing field of empathy studies has started to emerge from several academic disciplines, including neuroscience, social psychology, and philosophy. Because literature plays a central role in discussions of empathy across disciplines, reconsidering how literature relates to "...
Published July 15th 2014 by Routledge
Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Witnessing
Celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the groundbreaking Testimony, this collection brings together the leading academics from a range of scholarly fields to explore the meaning, use, and value of testimony in law and politics, its relationship to other forms of writing like literature and...
Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge
Liminality and the Ethics of Form
This book provides a comprehensive compilation of essays on the relationship between formal experimentation and ethics in a number of generically hybrid or "liminal" narratives dealing with individual and collective traumas, running the spectrum from the testimonial novel and the fictional...
Published May 5th 2014 by Routledge
Narrative and Representation
Trauma in Contemporary Literature analyzes contemporary narrative texts in English in the light of trauma theory, including essays by scholars of different countries who approach trauma from a variety of perspectives. The book analyzes and applies the most relevant concepts and themes discussed in...
Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge
This book refocuses current understandings of American Literature from the revolutionary period to the present-day through an analytical accounting of class, reestablishing a foundation for discussions of class in American culture. American Studies scholars have explored the ways in which American...
Published March 4th 2014 by Routledge
Representing Impossible Topologies in Literature
Space is a central topic in cultural and narrative theory today, although in most cases theory assumes Newtonian absolute space. However, the idea of a universal homogeneous space is now obsolete. Black holes, multiple dimensions, quantum entanglement, and spatio-temporal distortions of relativity...
Published March 4th 2014 by Routledge
This interdisciplinary collection brings together world leaders in Gothic Studies, offering dynamic new readings on popular Gothic cultural productions from the last decade. Topics covered include, but are not limited to: contemporary High Street Goth/ic fashion, Gothic performance and art...
Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge
Following the disintegration of the Soviet Union, the globalization of Cuban culture, along with the bankruptcy of the state, partly modified the terms of intellectual engagement. However, no significant change took place at the political level. In Community and Culture in Post-Soviet Cuba, De...
Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge
Apocalyptic Discourse in Contemporary Culture: Post-Millennial Perspectives on the End of the World
To Be Published July 24th 2014
Music and Identity in Postcolonial British South-Asian Literature
To Be Published August 3rd 2014
Rereading Female Masochism: Between Pleasure and Pain in Female Sexuality
To Be Published October 14th 2014
Representations of War, Migration, and Refugeehood: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
To Be Published October 23rd 2014
Asian American Literature and the Environment
To Be Published November 4th 2014
Transnational Feminist Perspectives on Terror in Literature and Culture
To Be Published November 20th 2014
Liminality and the Short Story: Boundary Crossings in American, Canadian, and British Writing
To Be Published November 26th 2014
Singularity and Transnational Poetics
To Be Published November 29th 2014
Transcultural Poetics and the Concept of the Poet: From Philip Sidney to T.S. Eliot
To Be Published November 30th 2014
National Poetry, Empires and War
To Be Published January 14th 2015