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Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

This series is our home for cutting-edge, upper-level scholarly studies and edited collections. Taking an interdisciplinary approach to literary studies, it engages with topics such as philosophy, science, race, gender, film, music, and ecology. Titles are characterized by dynamic interventions into established subjects and innovative studies on emerging topics.

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  1. The Gothic in Contemporary Literature and Popular Culture

    Pop Goth

    Edited by Justin Edwards, Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    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 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Community and Culture in Post-Soviet Cuba

    By Guillermina De Ferrari

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    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 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Cognition, Literature, and History

    Edited by Mark J. Bruhn, Donald R. Wehrs

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Cognition, Literature, and History models the ways in which cognitive and literary studies may collaborate and thereby mutually advance. It shows how understanding of underlying structures of mind can productively inform literary analysis and historical inquiry, and how formal and historical...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Black Female Body in American Literature and Art

    Performing Identity

    By Caroline Brown

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This book examines how African-American writers and visual artists interweave icon and inscription in order to re-present the black female body, traditionally rendered alien and inarticulate within Western discursive and visual systems. Brown considers how the writings of Toni Morrison, Gayl Jones,...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Literature, Speech Disorders, and Disability

    Talking Normal

    Edited by Christopher Eagle

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Examining representations of speech disorders in works of literature, this first collection of its kind founds a new multidisciplinary subfield related but not limited to the emerging fields of disability studies and medical humanities. The scope is wide-ranging both in terms of national...

    Published October 7th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Unnameable Monster in Literature and Film

    By Maria Beville

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This book visits the 'Thing' in its various manifestations as an unnameable monster in literature and film, reinforcing the idea that the very essence of the monster is its excess and its indeterminacy. Tied primarily to the artistic modes of the gothic, science fiction, and horror, the unnameable...

    Published October 7th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Mobile Narratives

    Travel, Migration, and Transculturation

    Edited by Eleftheria Arapoglou, Mónika Fodor, Jopi Nyman

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Emphasizing the role of travel and migration in the performance and transformation of identity, this volume addresses representations of travel, mobility, and migration in 19th–21st-century travel writing, literature, and media texts. In so doing, the book analyses the role of the various cultural,...

    Published September 16th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Shipwreck in Art and Literature

    Images and Interpretations from Antiquity to the Present Day

    Edited by Carl Thompson

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Tales of shipwreck have always fascinated audiences, and as a result there is a rich literature of suffering at sea, and an equally rich tradition of visual art depicting this theme. Exploring the shifting semiotics and symbolism of shipwreck, the interdisciplinary essays in this volume provide a...

    Published August 14th 2013 by Routledge

  9. International Perspectives in Feminist Ecocriticism

    Edited by Greta Gaard, Simon C. Estok, Serpil Oppermann

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Exploring environmental literature from a feminist perspective, this volume presents a diversity of feminist ecocritical approaches to affirm the continuing contributions, relevance, and necessity of a feminist perspective in environmental literature, culture, and science. Feminist ecocriticism has...

    Published May 27th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Feminist Theory Across Disciplines

    Feminist Community and American Women's Poetry

    By Shira Wolosky

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Defying traditional definitions of public and private as gendered terms, and broadening discussion of women’s writing in relation to feminist work done in other fields, this study addresses American women’s poetry from the seventeenth to late-twentieth century. Engaging the fields of literary...

    Published April 4th 2013 by Routledge