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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Colonial Rise of the Novel

    By Firdous Azim

    In this challening book, Firdous Azim, provides a feminist critique of orthodox accounts of the `rise of the novel' and exposes the underlying orientalist assumptions of the early English novel. Whereas previous studies have emphasized the universality of the coherent and consistent subject which...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Sheba's Daughters

    Whitening and Demonizing the Saracen Woman in Medieval French Epic

    By Jacqueline de Weever

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Reading Beyond the Book

    The Social Practices of Contemporary Literary Culture

    By Danielle Fuller, DeNel Rehberg Sedo

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Literary culture has become a form of popular culture over the last fifteen years thanks to the success of televised book clubs, film adaptations, big-box book stores, online bookselling, and face-to-face and online book groups. This volume offers the first critical analysis of mass reading events...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Ideology of Conduct (Routledge Revivals)

    Essays in Literature and the History of Sexuality

    Edited by Nancy Armstrong, Leonard Tennenhouse

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In The Ideology of Conduct, first published in 1987, scholars from various fields, from the medieval period to the present day, discuss literature in which the sole purpose is to instruct women in how to make themselves desirable. This collection investigates how middle-class writers who had long...

    To Be Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Institutions of World Literature

    Writing, Translation, Markets

    Edited by Stefan Helgesson, Pieter Vermeulen

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This volume engages critically with the recent and ongoing consolidation of "world literature" as a paradigm of study. On the basis of an extended, active, and ultimately more literary sense of what it means to institute world literature, it views processes of institutionalization not as...

    To Be Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Henry Miller and Religion

    By Thomas Nesbit

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    This study argues that this previously banned author devoted his entire life to articulating a religion of self-liberation in his autobiographical books, examining his life and work within the context of fringe religious movements that were linked with the avant-garde in New York City and Paris at...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Women Writers and the Occult in Literature and Culture

    Female Lucifers, Priestesses, and Witches

    By Miriam Wallraven

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Examining the intersection of occult spirituality, text, and gender, this book provides a compelling analysis of the occult revival in literature from the 1880s through the course of the twentieth century. Bestselling novels such as The Da Vinci Code play with magic and the fascination of hidden...

    To Be Published July 10th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Politics, Identity, and Mobility in Travel Writing

    Edited by Miguel A. Cabañas, Jeanne Dubino, Veronica Salles-Reese, Gary Totten

    Series: Routledge Research in Travel Writing

    This collection examines the intersections between the personal and the political in travel writing, and the dialectic between mobility and stasis, through an analysis of specific cases across geographical and historical boundaries. The authors explore the various ways in which travel texts...

    To Be Published July 17th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Fantasy

    The Literature of Subversion

    By Dr Rosemary Jackson

    Series: New Accents

    This study argues against vague interpretations of fantasy as mere escapism and seeks to define it as a distinct kind of narrative. A general theoretical section introduces recent work on fantasy, notably Tzventan Todorov's The Fantastic: A Structural Approach to a Literary Genre (1973). Dr Jackson...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge