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Textbooks

  1. Literary Criticism and Theory - Request Your e-Inspection Copy

    'Pelagia Goulimari sets a new standard for reading theory in context...' - Richard Lane, Vancouver Island University, Canada

    'Incredibly useful, and a miracle of concision.' - John McGowan, University of North Carolina, USA, co-editor of the Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism

    This incredibly useful volume offers an introduction to the history of literary criticism and theory from classical antiquity to the present. Read more...

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  2. Comedy by Andrew Stott - New Edition Out Now

    This new edition of Andrew Stott’s Comedy builds on themes presented in the first edition such as focusing on the significance of comic 'events' through study of various theoretical methodologies, including deconstruction, psychoanalysis and gender theory, and provides case studies of a number of themes, ranging from the drag act to the simplicity of slipping on a banana skin. Read More...

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Research & Reference

  1. September’s Series of the Month, Children’s Literature and Culture, is 20% Off!

    Founded by Jack Zipes in 1994, Children's Literature and Culture is the longest-running series devoted to the study of children’s literature and culture from a national and international perspective.

    This month, all of Children's Literature and Culture is 20% off!  Just use Discount Code SRK54 at checkout.

    Not sure where to start? Also for this month only, every title in the series from 2013 and earlier has been made free to view online in its entirety. Check out the full list of titles here.

  2. August Series of the Month: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    Edited in collaboration with the Centre for Colonial and Postcolonial Studies, University of Kent at Canterbury, Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures presents a wide range of research into postcolonial literatures by specialists in the field. Volumes concentrate on writers and writing originating in previously (or presently) colonized areas, and include material from non-anglophone as well as anglophone colonies and literatures.

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General Interest

  1. CHOICE Reviewed Titles from Routledge Literature

    Routledge is proud to produce some of the most acclaimed, cutting-edge scholarship available in Literature, and we're pleased to highlight the following positive reviews from CHOICE. Click on the titles below to see what CHOICE and other independent reviewers had to say about these great books.

    Glennis Byron and Dale Townshend's The Gothic World is Essential!

    "As of now, this collection is the most inclusive, up-to-date scholarly work on the gothic, taking it beyond the literature. If one buys only one book on the subject, it should be this one. Summing Up: Essential." - CHOICE, July 2014

  2. Happy Fourth of July from Routledge Literature

    Looking for something to read this vacation weekend?  Check out some of our American Literature titles below. We're offering 20% OFF* all titles through July 8th. Simply enter discount code RRK86 at checkout.

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News

  1. New Routledge Reference Catalog available online

    In 2014 our reference publishing continues to grow with a variety of publishing programmes including Routledge Major Works, Routledge Library Editions, and Handbooks & Companions and Europa series.

    In Literature we see three new titles in the Routledge Library Editions series:

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  2. Professor Caroline Franklin Awarded the Elma Dangerfield Prize

    Congratulations to our author, Professor Caroline Franklin, who has won the Elma Dangerfield Prize, for her book The Female Romantics: Nineteenth-century Women Novelists and Byronism. This prize aims to identify and reward scholarship for publication of new and original work related to the life, works and times of poet, the 6th Lord George Gordon Noel Byron.

    The Female Romantics has also recently been reviewed in the Times Literary Supplement. Click here to read the full review.

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