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Forthcoming Literary Genres Books

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  1. Tales of Bluebeard and His Wives from Late Antiquity to Postmodern Times

    By Shuli Barzilai

    This project provides an in-depth study of narratives about Bluebeard and his wives, or narratives with identifiable Bluebeard motifs, and the intertextual and extratextual personal, political, literary, and sociocultural factors that have made the tale a particularly fertile ground for an author’s...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Reading the Renaissance

    Culture, Poetics, and Drama

    Edited by Jonathan Hart

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Novel Notions

    Medical Discourse and the Mapping of the Imagination in Eighteenth-Century English Fiction

    By Katherine E. Kickel

    Medical, popular, and literary understanding about the imagination converged when Thomas Willis asserted that he had discovered the area of the brain that facilitated imagining. Taking this 'discovery' as paradigmatic, Novel Notions examines the reverberations of the medical investigation of the...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Black Imagination, Science Fiction and the Speculative

    Edited by Sandra Jackson, Julie Moody Freeman

    This book expands the discourse as well as the nature of critical commentary on science fiction, speculative fiction and futurism – literary and cinematic by Black writers. The range of topics include the following: black superheroes; issues and themes in selected works by Octavia Butler; selected...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Primo Levi's Narratives of Embodiment

    Containing the Human

    By Charlotte Ross

    This innovative reading of Primo Levi’s work offers the first sustained analysis in English of his representations of bodies and embodiment. Discussion spans the range of Levi’s works — from testimony to journalism, from essays to science fiction stories — identifying and tracing multiple...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Diary Poetics

    Form and Style in Writers’ Diaries, 1915-1962

    By Anna Jackson

    The diary is a genre that is often thought of as virtually formless, a "capacious hold-all" for the writer’s thoughts, and as offering unmediated access to the diarist’s true self. Focusing on the diaries of Katherine Mansfield, Virginia Woolf, Antonia White, Joe Orton, John Cheever, and Sylvia...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Chaucer's Dream Visions and Shorter Poems

    Edited by William A. Quinn

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Magic Lantern

    Representations of the Double in Dickens

    By Maria Cristina Paganoni

    The book provides an original investigation of the double trope as a central area of Dicken’s writings in their relation to Victorian culture, using this examination of the double to shed light on such issues as urban space and imperialism in the Victorian era....

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Craft of Poetry

    Dialogues on Minimal Interpretation

    By Derek Attridge, Henry Staten

    This illuminating book presents the discussion of a variety of poems by two leading academics – Derek Attridge and Henry Staten. Following a series of emails, the conversational form of the book allows them to discover disagreements about what is obvious in a poem, how it is best read, or what...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Gender, Race, and American Science Fiction

    Reflections on Fantastic Identities

    By Jason Haslam

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This book focuses on the interplay of gender, race, and their representation in American science fiction, from the nineteenth-century through to the twenty-first, and across a number of forms including literature and film. Haslam explores the reasons why SF provides such a rich medium for both the...

    To Be Published May 4th 2015 by Routledge