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  1. Children's Literature, Domestication, and Social Foundation

    Narratives of Civilization and Wilderness

    By Layla AbdelRahim

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This study of children's literature as knowledge, culture, and social foundation bridges the gap between science and literature and examines the interconnectedness of fiction and reality as a two-way road. The book investigates how the civilized narrative orders experience by means of segregation,...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Singularity and Transnational Poetics

    Edited by Birgit Mara Kaiser

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Over the past decade ‘singularity’ has been a prominent term in a broad range of fields, ranging from philosophy to literary and cultural studies to science and technology studies. This volume intervenes in this broad discussion of singularity and its various implications, proposing to explore the...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Myth and the Human Sciences

    Hans Blumenberg's Theory of Myth

    By Angus Nicholls

    Series: Theorists of Myth

    This is the first book-length critical analysis in any language of Hans Blumenberg’s theory of myth. Blumenberg can be regarded as the most important German theorist of myth of the second half of the twentieth century, and his Work on Myth (1979) has resonated across disciplines ranging from...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Perspectives on the Renaissance Medal

    Portrait Medals of the Renaissance

    By Stephen K. Scher

    Edited by Stephen K. Scher

    Series: Garland Studies in the Renaissance

    The papers published in this book were delivered at two conferences held in conjunction with the exhibition, " The Currency of Fame: Portrait Medals of the Renaissance"...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Handbook of Latin American Literature (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by David William Foster

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1987 (this second edition in 1992), the Handbook of Latin American Literature offers readers the opportunity to explore this literary history in the English Language and constitutes an ideological approach to Latin American Literature. It provides both concise information...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Encyclopedia of Literature and Criticism

    Edited by Martin Coyle, Peter Garside, Malcolm Kelsall, John Peck

    Series: Routledge Companion Encyclopedias

    This Encyclopedia is the most comprehensive guide yet both to the nature and content of literature, and to literary criticism. In ninety essays by leading international critics and scholars, the volume covers both traditional topics such as literature and history, poetry, drama and the novel, and...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Borges and the Politics of Form

    By Jose Eduardo Gonzalez

    Series: Latin American Studies

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Derrida, Kristeva, and the Dividing Line

    An Articulation of Two Theories of Difference

    By Juliana De Nooy

    Edited by Paul Eggert

    Series: Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies

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

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. British Marxist Criticism

    Edited by Victor N. Paananen

    Series: Wellesley Studies in Critical Theory, Literary History and Culture

    British Marxist Criticism provides selective but extensive annotated bibliographies, introductory essays, and important pieces of work from each of eight British critics who sought to explain literary production according to the principles of Marxism....

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge