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  1. Introducing Comparative Literature - Out Now

    'This book offers a provocative and refreshing alternative to the old familiar Anglo-American theories of comparative literature.' - Susan Bassnett, University of Warwick, UK

    Introducing Comparative Literature is a comprehensive guide to the field offering clear, concise information alongside useful analysis and examples. It frames the introduction within recent theoretical debates and shifts in the discipline whilst also addressing the history of the field and its practical application. Read more...

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  2. December Series Of The Month - Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

    This month, all titles included in the Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature series are 20% off! Just use Discount Code SRK96 at the checkout.

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  3. This Thing Called Literature

    Coming Soon: This Thing Called Literature - New from Andrew Bennett & Nicholas Royle

    'A very shrewd, lively, and at times irreverent introduction to literary study, which explains that thinking about literature is thinking about everything else, including thinking.' - Jonathan Culler, Class of 1916 Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Cornell University, USA

    What is this thing called literature? Why should we study it? And how?

  4. Critical Theory Today by Lois Tyson - 3rd Edition Out Now

    "An encyclopedic and eminently readable book, one that should be an authoritative vade mecum for both undergraduates and graduates alike, plus those faculty teaching such courses and wishing a quick refresher." - David Greetham, Distinguished Professor, City University of New York, Graduate Center, USA

    This thoroughly updated third edition of Critical Theory Today offers an accessible introduction to contemporary critical theory, providing in-depth coverage of the most common approaches to literary analysis today. Read more...

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  5. Mikhail Bakhtin - New from the Routledge Critical Thinkers Series

    Mikhail Bakhtin was one of the twentieth century’s most influential literary theorists. This accessible introduction to his thought begins with the questions ‘Why Bakhtin?’ and ‘Who was Bakhtin?’, before dealing in detail with his ideas on authorship and subjecthood, language, dialogism, heteroglossia and the novel, the chronotope, and the carnivalesque. Read more...

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  6. British Romanticism: Criticism and Debates - Out Now

    Including classic essays and lively debates, British Romanticism shows that Romantic literature is an interesting and exciting topic to read and study. Combining key pieces from the last 25 years alongside newly written essays offering fresh takes on the area, this book covers the essential topics but with a contemporary and dynamic twist. Read more...

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  7. 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

  8. 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.

  9. 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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  10. 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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