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  1. Genre (Routledge Revivals)

    By Heather Dubrow

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This study, first published in 1982, explores and demonstrates the ways in which an awareness of literary genre can illuminate works as diverse as Milton’s ‘Lycidas’ and Berryman’s Sonnets. The first book to offer a historical survey of genre theory, it traces the history from the Greek...

    Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Beyond Cognitive Metaphor Theory

    Perspectives on Literary Metaphor

    Edited by Monika Fludernik

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

    In this innovative collection, an international group of scholars come together to discuss literary metaphors and cognitive metaphor theory. The volume's goals are three-fold. The first aim of the book is to present some recent approaches to metaphor which have no immediate connection with...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Digital Literary Studies

    Corpus Approaches to Poetry, Prose, and Drama

    By David L. Hoover, Jonathan Culpeper, Kieran O'Halloran

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    Digital Literary Studies presents a broad and varied picture of the promise and potential of methods and approaches that are crucially dependent upon the digital nature of the literary texts it studies and the texts and collections of texts with which they are compared. It focuses on style, diction...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Handbook of Stylistics

    Edited by Michael Burke

    Series: Routledge Handbooks in English Language Studies

    The Routledge Handbook of Stylistics provides a comprehensive introduction and reference point to key areas in the field of stylistics. The four sections of the volume encompass a wide range of approaches from classical rhetoric to cognitive neuroscience and cover core issues that include:...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Fictions of Language and the Languages of Fiction

    By Monika Fludernik

    Monika Fludernik presents a detailed analysis of free indirect discourse as it relates to narrative theory, and the crucial problematic of how speech and thought are represented in fiction.Building on the insights of Ann Banfield's Unspeakable Sentences, Fludernik radically extends Banfield's model...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Kafka’s Cognitive Realism

    By Emily Troscianko

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

    This book uses insights from the cognitive sciences to illuminate Kafka’s poetics, exemplifying a paradigm for literary studies in which cognitive-scientific insights are brought to bear directly on literary texts. The volume shows that the concept of "cognitive realism" can be a critically...

    Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Harold Bloom (Routledge Revivals)

    Towards Historical Rhetorics

    By Peter De Bolla

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Since the 1960s, the literary critic Harold Bloom has been producing some of the most powerful criticism in the United States. This large body of work has, since the publication of The Anxiety of Influence in 1973, increasingly distanced itself from all critical vogues, be they psychoanalytic,...

    Published January 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Style and Rhetoric of Short Narrative Fiction

    Covert Progressions Behind Overt Plots

    By Dan Shen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

    In many fictional narratives, the progression of the plot exists in tension with a very different and powerful dynamic that runs, at a hidden and deeper level, throughout the text. In this volume, Dan Shen systematically investigates how stylistic analysis is indispensable for uncovering this...

    Published November 13th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Perspectives on Literature and Translation

    Creation, Circulation, Reception

    Edited by Brian Nelson, Brigid Maher

    Series: Routledge Advances in Translation Studies

    This volume explores the relationship between literature and translation from three perspectives: the creative dimensions of the translation process; the way texts circulate between languages; and the way texts are received in translation by new audiences. The distinctiveness of the volume lies in...

    Published October 14th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 8th 2013 by Routledge