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Forthcoming Interdisciplinary Literary Studies Books

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  1. The Ethics and Aesthetics of Vulnerability in Contemporary British Fiction

    By Jean-Michel Ganteau

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

    This book visits vulnerability in contemporary British fiction, considering vulnerability in its relation to poetics, politics, ethics, and trauma. Vulnerability and risk have become central issues in contemporary culture, and artistic productions have increasingly made it their responsibility to...

    To Be Published June 18th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Latin American and Iberian Perspectives on Literature and Medicine

    Edited by Patricia Novillo-Corvalán

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This is the first study to examine the representation of illness, disability, and cultural pathologies in modern and contemporary Iberian and Latin American literature. Innovative and interdisciplinary, the collection situates medicine as an important and largely overlooked discourse in these...

    To Be Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Nature, Environment and Poetry

    Ecocriticism and the poetics of Seamus Heaney and Ted Hughes

    By Susanna Lidström

    Series: Routledge Environmental Humanities

    The environmental challenges facing humanity in the twenty-first century are not only acute and grave, they are also unprecedented in kind, complexity and scope. Nonetheless, the political response to problems such as climate change, biodiversity loss and widespread pollution continues to fall...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Concise History of Literature and Film

    By Karin Littau

    Series: Routledge Concise Histories of Literature

    The Routledge Concise History of Literature and Film is a comprehensive introduction to the interrelated subjects of Literature and Film. Taking a historical perspective, this book is not a simple story about adaptation, but about the ways in which the two media have adapted to each other: how film...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. A History of Food in Literature

    From the Fourteenth-Century to the Present

    By Charlotte Boyce, Joan Fitzpatrick

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Rethinking the Mind-Body Relationship in Early Modern Literature, Philosophy, and Medicine

    The Renaissance of the Body

    By Charis Charalampous

    Series: Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

    This book explores a neglected feature of intellectual history and literature in the early modern period: the ways in which the body was theorized and represented as an intelligent cognitive agent, with desires, appetites, and understandings independent of the mind. It considers the works of early...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Ageing, Gender, and Illness in Anglophone Literature

    Narrating Age in the Bildungsroman

    By Heike Hartung

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This study establishes age as a category of literary history, delineating age in its interaction with gender and narrative genre. Based on the historical premise that the view of ageing as a burden emerges as a specific narrative in the late eighteenth century, the study highlights how the changing...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Irish Literature and Ecocriticism

    History, Culture, and Social Justice

    By Eoin Flannery

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This book is the first truly interdisciplinary intervention into the burgeoning field of Irish ecological criticism. Providing original and nuanced readings of Irish cultural texts and personalities in terms of contemporary ecological criticism, Flannery’s readings of Irish literary fiction, poetry...

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. A Cultural History of Climate Change

    Edited by Tom Bristow, Thomas H. Ford

    Series: Routledge Environmental Humanities

    Acknowledging that the climate is cultural compels us to rethink many of our existing means of historical understanding. This book uniquely examines climate change from transdisciplinary perspectives across the environmental humanities. The first section on climatic modernity and on the culture of...

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Embodying Gender and Age in Speculative Fiction

    A Biopsychosocial Approach

    By Derek J. Thiess

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    Following scholarship on gender in science fiction, this book explores the limits of considering age as a social construction, positing that an acknowledgement of aged bodies necessarily changes the way we read both age and science fiction. The volume employs contemporary clinical psychology, the...

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge