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  1. Narrative Gravity

    Conversation, Cognition, Culture

    By Rukmini Bhaya Nair

    In this elegantly written and theoretically sophisticated work, Rukmini Bhaya Nair asks why human beings across the world are such compulsive and inventive storytellers. Extending current research in cognitive science and narratology, she argues that we seem to have a genetic drive to fabricate as...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Dostoevsky and The Idea of Russianness

    A New Perspective on Unity and Brotherhood

    By Sarah Hudspith

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book examines Dostoevsky's interest in, and engagement with, "Slavophilism" - a Russian mid-nineteenth century movement of conservative nationalist thought. It explores Dostoevsky's views, as expressed in both his non-fiction and fiction, on the religious, spiritual and moral ideas which he...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. John Skelton

    The Critical Heritage

    Edited by Anthony Edwards

    The Critical Heritage gathers together a large body of critical sources on major figures in literature. Each volume presents contemporary responses to a writer's work, enabling student and researcher to read the material themselves....

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Leigh Hunt

    Life, Poetics, Politics

    Edited by Nicholas Roe

    Series: Routledge Studies in Romanticism

    Recent critical and scholarly interest in John Keats has encouraged a resurgence of interest in his friend and mentor, the poet and journalist Leigh Hunt. This timely collection of essays by leading British and North America romanticists explores Hunt's life, writings and cultural significance over...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Kenneth Burke

    Rhetoric and Ideology

    By Stephen Bygrave

    Series: Critics of the Twentieth Century

    Kenneth Burke: Rhetoric and Ideology is a lucid and accessible introduction to a major twentieth-century thinker those ideas have influenced fields as diverse as literary theory, philosophy, linguistics, politics and anthropology. Stephen Bygrave explores the content of Burke's vast output of work,...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Multicultural Detective Fiction

    Murder from the "Other" Side

    By Adrienne J. Gosselin

    Edited by Adrienne Johnson Gosselin

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Perspectives on the Renaissance Medal

    Portrait Medals of the Renaissance

    By Stephen K. Scher

    Edited by Stephen K. Scher

    Series: Garland Studies in the Renaissance

    The papers published in this book were delivered at two conferences held in conjunction with the exhibition, " The Currency of Fame: Portrait Medals of the Renaissance"...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Massinger

    Edited by Dr Martin Garrett, Martin Garrett

    Martin Garrett's comprehensive collection presents and explains the history of the critical reception to Massinger's work from the early seventeenth to the late nineteenth century. The volume includes extensive selections from the writings of Pepys, Goldsmith, Coleridge, Hazlitt, Lamb and Swinburne...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Rise of Corporate Publishing and Its Effects on Authorship in Early Twentieth Century America

    By Kim Becnel

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    This study examines the way that the modernization and incorporation of the American publishing industry in the early twentieth century both helped to foment the emerging late industrial cultural hierarchy and capitalized on that same hierarchy to increase readership and profits. More importantly,...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge