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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 April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Space and the Postmodern Fantastic in Contemporary Literature

    The Architectural Void

    By Patricia García

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Arising from the philosophical conviction that our sense of space plays a direct role in our apprehension and construction of reality (both factual and fictional), this book investigates how conceptions of postmodern space have transformed the history of the impossible in literature. Deeply...

    To Be Published May 11th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Modern Honor

    A Philosophical Defense

    By Anthony Cunningham

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    This book examines the notion of honor with an eye to dissecting its intellectual demise and with the aim of making a case for honor’s rehabilitation. Western intellectuals acknowledge honor’s influence, but they lament its authority. For Western democratic societies to embrace honor, it must be...

    To Be Published May 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Narrative Identity, Autonomy, and Mortality

    From Frankfurt and MacIntyre to Kierkegaard

    By John J. Davenport

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In the last two decades, interest in narrative conceptions of identity has grown exponentially, though there is little agreement about what a "life-narrative" might be. In connecting Kierkegaard with virtue ethics, several scholars have recently argued that narrative models of selves and...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Aesthetics After Metaphysics

    From Mimesis to Metaphor

    By Miguel Beistegui

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This book focuses on a dimension of art which the philosophical tradition (from Plato to Hegel and even Adorno) has consistently overlooked, such was its commitment – explicit or implicit – to mimesis and the metaphysics of truth it presupposes. De Beistegui refers to this dimension, which unfolds...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Romanticism and Philosophy

    Thinking with Literature

    Edited by Sophie Laniel-Musitelli, Thomas Constantinesco

    Series: Routledge Studies in Romanticism

    This volume brings together a wide range of scholars to offer new perspectives on the relationship between Romanticism and philosophy. The entanglement of Romantic literature with philosophy is increasingly recognized, just as Romanticism is increasingly viewed as European and Transatlantic, yet...

    To Be Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Edward Carpenter (Routledge Revivals)

    In Appreciation

    Edited by Gilbert Beith

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Edward Carpenter: In Appreciation, first published in 1931, presents a collection of tributes to and reminiscences about the renowned socialist poet, pioneering gay rights activist, environmentalist and political thinker. Embroiled in controversy with prominent figures of all political persuasions...

    To Be Published July 5th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 August 6th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Blake, Politics, and History

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

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: 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 23rd 2015 by Routledge