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Forthcoming Books

  1. On Deconstruction

    Theory and Criticism after Structuralism, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Culler

    With an emphasis on readers and reading, Jonathan Culler considers deconstruction in terms of the questions raised by psychoanalytic, feminist, and reader-response criticism. On Deconstruction is both an authoritative synthesis of Derrida's thought and an analysis of the often-problematic...

    To Be Published August 6th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Design and Truth in Autobiography

    By Roy Pascal

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

    Originally published in 1960. Is there an art of autobiography? What are its origins and how has it come to acquire the form we know today? For what does the autobiographer seek, and why should it be so popular? This study suggests some of the answers to these questions. It takes the view that...

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Blake, Politics, and History

    Edited by Jackie DiSalvo, G. A. Rosso, Christopher Z. Hobson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: William Blake

    First published in 1998, this book formed part of an ongoing effort to restore politics and history to the centre of Blake studies. It adopts a three pronged approach when presenting its essays, seeking to promote a return to the political Blake; to deepen the understanding of some of the...

    To Be Published August 18th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Untangling Heroism

    Classical Philosophy and the Concept of the Hero

    By Ari Kohen

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    The idea of heroism has become thoroughly muddled today. In contemporary society, any behavior that seems distinctly difficult or unusually impressive is classified as heroic: everyone from firefighters to foster fathers to freedom fighters are our heroes. But what motivates these people to act...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Skepticism and Belonging in Shakespeare's Comedy

    By Derek Gottlieb

    Series: Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

    This book recovers a sense of the high stakes of Shakespearean comedy, arguing that the comedies, no less than the tragedies, serve to dramatize responses to the condition of being human, responses that invite scholarly investigation and explanation. Taking its cue from Stanley Cavell’s influential...

    To Be Published September 4th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Jorge Luis Borges, Post-Analytic Philosophy, and Representation

    By Silvia G. Dapía

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

    Making an important contribution to studies in Literature and Philosophy, this book reads Jorge Luis Borges philosophically, particularly in reference to his use of representation and reality. Rather than attempting to subordinate Borges to a set of philosophical constructs, to reduce Borges’ texts...

    To Be Published September 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 September 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Writers and Social Thought in Africa

    Edited by Wale Adebanwi

    Social theory and social theorizing about Africa has largely ignored African literature. However, because writers are some of the continent’s finest social thinkers, they have produced – and continue to produce – works which constitute potential sources for the analysis of social thought, and for...

    To Be Published October 26th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Shakespeare in Hate

    Emotions, Passions, Selfhood

    By Peter Kishore Saval

    Series: Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

    Hate, malice, rage, and enmity: what would Shakespeare’s plays be without these demonic, unruly passions? This book studies how the tirades and unrestrained villainy of Shakespeare’s art explode the decorum and safety of our sanitized lives and challenge the limits of our selfhood. Everyone knows...

    To Be Published November 11th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Literature

    Edited by Nöel Carroll, John Gibson

    Series: Routledge Philosophy Companions

    The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Literature is an in-depth examination of literature through a philosophical lens, written by distinguished figures across the major divisions of philosophy. Its 40 newly-commissioned essays are divided into six sections: historical foundations what is...

    To Be Published December 11th 2015 by Routledge