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Textbooks

  1. Genre by John Frow - New Edition Out Now

    This second edition of John Frow’s Genre offers a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the area. John Frow’s lucid exploration of this fascinating concept has become essential reading for students of literary and cultural studies, and the second edition expands on the original to take account of recent debates in genre theory and the emergence of digital genres. Read more...

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  2. 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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Research & Reference

  1. October Series of the Month: Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture is 20% OFF!

    Check out the latest titles in our Literature Series of the Month - Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture.

    This month, all titles in the Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture series are 20% off! Just use Discount Code SRK62 at the checkout.

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

  2. 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.

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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. 20% off and Free-to-view Ecocriticism Titles

    Throughout October we are offering a 20% discount on your purchase of any of our Ecocriticism titles. You can also take a look inside before you buy as many are available to view free online.

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News

  1. Free Access to Selected Creative Writing and Autobiography Studies Journal Articles

    Explore Creative Writing and Autobiography Studies with this collection of FREE articles written by leading authors. Simply click here to read them online until the end of the year. You can also claim 20% off selected Creative Writing books.

  2. Save 20% on Routledge’s World Literature Books Throughout October

    During October we are offering 20% off our World Literature books, enabling you to discover more about the field. In addition, many titles are available free-to-view online.

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