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  1. Ground-breaking books in Literature

    Routledge's rich history includes publishing titles that help break new ground, shaped the field, or presented ideas in innovative and original ways. To celebrate some of our most ground-breaking and innovative books in the field, you’ll find below a free extract to help get reacquainted with them!

    Some of these titles are classics, and some are newer titles, classics in the making. All have one thing in common: they braked new ground in the discipline.   

  2. Latino/a Literature in the Classroom - Out Now

    In one of the most rapidly growing areas of literary study, this volume provides the first comprehensive guide to teaching Latino/a literature in all variety of learning environments. Essays by internationally renowned scholars offer an array of approaches and methods to the teaching of the novel, short story, plays, poetry, autobiography, testimonial, comic book, children and young adult literature, film, performance art, and multi-media digital texts, among others. Read more...

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  3. Critical Theory: The Key Concepts - Request an e-Inspection Copy

    Critical Theory: The Key Concepts introduces over 300 widely-used terms, categories and ideas drawing upon well-established approaches like new historicism, postmodernism, psychoanalysis, Marxism, and narratology as well as many new critical theories of the last twenty years such as Actor-Network Theory, Global Studies, Critical Race Theory, and Speculative Realism. Read more...

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  4. Colonialism/Postcolonialism by Ania Loomba - 3rd Edition Out Now

    Colonialism/Postcolonialism is a comprehensive yet accessible guide to the historical and theoretical dimensions of colonial and postcolonial studies. This new edition includes a new introduction and conclusion as well as extensive updates throughout. Read more...

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  5. Hans-Georg Gadamer - Out Now

    In this clear and comprehensive guide to Gadamer’s thought, Karl Simms presents an overview of Gadamer’s life and works, outlining his importance to hermeneutic theory and its place in literary studies and explains and puts into context his key ideas, including ‘dialog’, ‘phronesis’, ‘play’, ‘tradition’, and ‘horizon’. Read more...

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  6. New and Recent Titles on the Renaissance

    In advance of the Renaissance Society of America annual meeting in Berlin, you can now preview some of the books that will be on display at the Routledge booth, plus many more from our extensive Renaissance studies list.

    Click here to see the list.

  7. Read Excerpts of our Outstanding Academic Titles

    What do habit, Buddhism, bioethics and gothic literature have in common? Each are the subject of one of our Outstanding Academic Titles as picked by Choice magazine! 

    We've had 32 titles chosen as Outstanding Academic Titles, and we've made excerpts from four of these titles free to view - On Habit, Bioethics: the Basics, The Gothic World and Buddhism Goes to the Movies. Each excerpt contains the first chapter to give a flavor of the book, so what are you waiting for? 

    If you want to see more of the Outstanding Academic Titles from Routledge, you can view them all here

  8. Critical Theory Today

    Author Interview - Lois Tyson tells us more about Critical Theory Today

    ‘For anyone who wants to understand contemporary cultural theory, Critical Theory Today is the undisputed starting point for that understanding.’ - Todd McGowan, The University of Vermont, USA

    Critical Theory Today is well regarded as one of the best introductions to critical theory available. Following the recent publication of the third edition we asked author Lois Tyson to give us an insight into the book.
     

  9. Introducing Comparative Literature

    Author Interview - Introducing Comparative Literature

    Introducing Comparative Literature is already garnering outstanding reviews, with one reviewer calling it ‘provocative and refreshing’. We spoke to authors César Domínguez, Haun Saussy and Darío Villanueva to find out a bit more about the book and their own interests in comparative literature.

  10. This Thing Called Literature

    Andrew Bennett & Nicholas Royle discuss This Thing Called Literature

    What is this thing called literature? Why should we study it? And how? This Thing Called Literature is not only an essential guide to the study of literature but an eloquent defense of the discipline. In this exclusive interview Andrew Bennett and Nicholas Royle give us an insight into their new book.

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