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New and Published Books

  1. Understanding and Treating Patients in Clinical Psychoanalysis

    Lessons from Literature

    By Sandra Buechler

    Series: Psychoanalysis in a New Key Book Series

    Understanding and Treating Patients in Clinical Psychoanalysis: Lessons from Literature describes the problematic ways people learn to cope with life’s fundamental challenges, such as maintaining self-esteem, bearing loss, and growing old. People tend to deal with the challenges of being human in...

    Published October 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge Companion to Latino/a Literature

    Edited by Suzanne Bost, Frances R. Aparicio

    Series: Routledge Literature Companions

    Latino/a literature is one of the fastest developing fields in the discipline of literary studies. It represents an identity that is characterized by fluidity and diversity, often explored through divisions formed by language, race, gender, sexuality, and immigration. The Routledge Companion to...

    Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Companion to Experimental Literature

    Edited by Joe Bray, Alison Gibbons, Brian McHale

    Series: Routledge Literature Companions

    What is experimental literature? How has experimentation affected the course of literary history, and how is it shaping literary expression today? Literary experiment has always been diverse and challenging, but never more so than in our age of digital media and social networking, when the very...

    Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Dramatic Monologue (Routledge Revivals)

    By Alan Sinfield

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1977, this book looks at the versatile literary form of dramatic monologue. Although it is often associated with Browning and other poets writing between 1830 and 1930, the concept has been employed by diverse poets of multiple periods such as Ovid, Chaucer, Donne, Blake,...

    Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Jacques Derrida: Key Concepts

    Edited by Claire Colebrook

    Series: Key Concepts

    Jacques Derrida: Key Concepts presents a broad overview and engagement with the full range of Derrida's work - from the early phenomenological thinking to his preoccupations with key themes, such as technology, psychoanalysis, friendship, Marxism, racism and sexism, to his ethico-political writings...

    Published September 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Deleuze and Pragmatism

    Edited by Simone Bignall, Sean Bowden, Paul Patton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This collection brings together the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze and the rich tradition of American pragmatist thought, taking seriously the commitment to pluralism at the heart of both. Contributors explore in novel ways Deleuze’s explicit references to pragmatism, and examine the philosophical...

    Published September 21st 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Gospel of Wealth in the American Novel (Routledge Revivals)

    The Rhetoric of Dreiser and Some of His Contemporaries

    By Arun Mukherjee

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Business and the businessman have had a fundamental place in American society since the inception of the nation. This tenet, the ‘gospel of wealth’, is a central concern in the novels of Theodore Dreiser and his contemporaries. First published in 1987, this study sets this group of writers in...

    Published September 21st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Realist Fiction and the Strolling Spectator (Routledge Revivals)

    By John Rignall

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The classic realist text has long been derided by post-structuralist critics as an unsophisticated and reactionary form. In this study, first published in 1992, John Rignall makes a powerful case for the rehabilitation of realism as a self-aware and reflexive genre. Using the novels of Scott,...

    Published September 21st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Heidegger, Authenticity and the Self

    Themes From Division Two of Being and Time

    Edited by Denis McManus

    Though Heidegger’s Being and Time is often cited as one of the most important philosophical works of the last hundred years, its Division Two has received relatively little attention. This outstanding collection corrects that, examining some of the central themes of Division Two and their...

    Published September 17th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Genre

    2nd Edition

    By John Frow

    Series: The New Critical Idiom

    This second edition of John Frow’s Genre offers a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the area. Genre is a key means by which we categorize the many forms of literature and culture, but it is also much more than that: in talk and writing, in music and images, in film and television, genres...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge