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Major Works: Forthcoming Literature

You are currently browsing 11–20 of 35 forthcoming major works in the subject of Literature — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

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  1. Garvin of the Observer

    By David Ayerst

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

    Originally published in 1985. One of the most distinguished editors in the history of British journalism, J. L. Garvin created the Sunday newspaper as we now know it. His career at the Observer spanned the golden age of the British press when newspapers had a powerful influence on political affairs...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Last Chronicle of Bouverie Street

    By George Glenton, William Pattinson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

    Originally published in 1963. This book tells the story of the closure of the News Chronicle and its London evening companion The Star as seen by two journalists on the News Chronicle. They describe the Daily News tradition, record some of its finest hours and write about some of the greatest...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

    Reissuing works originally published between 1960 and 1995, this varied set offers an outstanding collection of scholarship. It includes topics that touch on psychology, feminist criticism, philosophy and litrerary history as well as examinations of autobiography as genre....

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  4. V.S. Naipaul: Displacement and Autobiography

    By Judith Levy

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

    Originally published in 1995. V. S. Naipaul, a Trinidadian of Indian descent living in the West, has written in many forms. Through an analysis of five works by Naipaul written in different modes and periods of his life, this study posits a relationship between a cultural condition and a choice of...

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Autobiography and Imagination

    Studies in Self-scrutiny

    By John Pilling

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

    Originally published in 1981. This book looks at the autobiographical work of nine twentieth-century writers – Henry Adams, Henry James, W. B. Yeats, Boris Pasternak, Leiris, Jean-Paul Sartre, Vladimir Nabokov, Henry Green and Adrian Stokes. The author argues that often the writer has shaped his...

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Design and Truth in Autobiography

    By Roy Pascal

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

    Originally published in 1960. Is there an art of autobiography? What are its origins and how has it come to acquire the form we know today? For what does the autobiographer seek, and why should it be so popular? This study suggests some of the answers to these questions. It takes the view that...

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Rewriting the Self

    History, Memory, Narrative

    By Mark Freeman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

    Originally published in 1993. This book explores the process by which individuals reconstruct the meaning and significance of past experience. Drawing on the lives of such notable figures as St Augustine, Helen Keller and Philip Roth as well as on the combined insights of psychology, philosophy and...

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Autobiographics in Freud and Derrida

    By Jane Marie Todd

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

    Originally published in 1990. This uniquely fascinating study approaches the problem of autobiography from two directions: first assessing theories of the self, consciousness and language developed by both Freud and Derrida; second through the reading of the autobiographical aspects of their...

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Narcissus and the Invention of Personal History

    By Kenneth J. Knoespel

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

    Originally published in 1985. This investigation of Ovid’s fable takes a different tack to previous studies of the love lyric or the themes but looks at the creation of narrative strategies to explain Narcissus’ experience. The story has always been understood as literally impossible but invites...

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  10. A Healing Art: Regeneration Through Autobiography

    By Marilyn Chandler McEntyre

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

    Originally published in 1990. Many post-World War I autobiographies focus on episodes of crisis. In a century torn by global strife and breakdown of cultural institutions, autobiography provides a way of recovering from crisis and restructuring reality–a healing act that involves the writer in a "...

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge