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Can China Think?

by Sean Moores

Since the Age of Enlightenment in Europe, much scholarly work has been done on “thinking China”. A result has been the most contradictory representations which attempt to reconcile “philosophical China”...


The Romance of the Forest: A Gothic Novel (Reader's Edition)

by Ann Ward Radcliffe & Sandra K. Williams

After being abandoned by the man she believes to be her father, Adeline St. Pierre finds precarious refuge with Pierre de la Motte and his family. Although La Motte is himself fleeing Paris to escape imprisonment,...


American Representations of Post-Communism: Television, Travel Sites, and Post-Cold War Narratives

by Andaluna Borcila

With the televised events of 1989, territories of Eastern and Central Europe that had been marked as impenetrable and inaccessible to the Western gaze exploded into visibility. As the narratives of the Cold...


Cover Stories (Routledge Revivals): Narrative and Ideology in the British Spy Thriller

by Michael Denning

First published in 1987, this title tracks the spy thriller from John Buchanan to Eric Ambler, Ian Fleming and John Le Carré, and shows how these tales of spies, moles, and the secret service tell a history...


Jonathan Swift (Routledge Revivals): Political Writer

by Alan Downie

First published in 1984, this biography gives an account of Jonathan Swift's political ideas and provides a critical commentary on his major works. With its emphasis on Swift as a political writer, the title...


Rethinking Empathy through Literature

by Meghan Marie Hammond & Sue J. Kim

In recent years, a growing field of empathy studies has started to emerge from several academic disciplines, including neuroscience, social psychology, and philosophy. Because literature plays a central role...


Wilfred Owen (Routledge Revivals): Selected Poetry and Prose

by Jennifer Breen

First published in 1988, this annotated selection of Wilfred Owen's poetry and prose provides a comprehensive one-volume text of his best work. As well as the war poems, it includes illuminating early pieces...


A Coincidence of Wants: The Novel and Neoclassical Economics

by Charles Lewis

First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Genre (Routledge Revivals)

by Heather Dubrow

This study, first published in 1982, explores and demonstrates the ways in which an awareness of literary genre can illuminate works as diverse as Milton's 'Lycidas' and Berryman's Sonnets. The first book to...


Nadine Gordimer (Routledge Revivals)

by Judie Newman

International in her appeal, Nadine Gordimer is an original and accomplished novelist whose works have found literary and popular recognition. In this critical study, first published in 1988 and the first by...


Dramatic Monologue (Routledge Revivals)

by Alan Sinfield

First published in 1977, this book looks at the versatile literary form of dramatic monologue. Although it is often associated with Browning and other poets writing between 1830 and 1930, the concept has been...


Tourism, Land and Landscape in Ireland: The Commodification of Culture

by K.J. James

This study, exploring a broad range of evocative Irish travel writing from 1850 to 1914, much of it highly entertaining and heavily laced with irony and humour, draws out interplays between tourism, travel literature...


The Future of Testimony: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Witnessing

by Antony Rowland & Jane Kilby

Celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the groundbreaking Testimony, this collection brings together the leading academics from a range of scholarly fields to explore the meaning, use, and value of testimony...


Mediterranean Heritage (Routledge Revivals)

by David Scott Fox

Mediterranean Heritage, first published in 1978, offers a wide-ranging and perceptive discussion of the often concealed links between English culture and the common heritage of Western Europe: the Graeco-Roman...


Stagecraft in Euripides (Routledge Revivals)

by Michael Halleran

In Stagecraft in Euripides, first published in 1985, Professor Michael Halleran examines certain aspects of the dramaturgy of the most extensively preserved Attic tragedian.

Although the ancient dramatic texts...


The Ideology of Conduct (Routledge Revivals): Essays in Literature and the History of Sexuality

by Nancy Armstrong & Leonard Tennenhouse

In The Ideology of Conduct, first published in 1987, scholars from various fields, from the medieval period to the present day, discuss literature in which the sole purpose is to instruct women in how to make...


Latin Literature of the Fourth Century (Routledge Revivals)

by J. W. Binns

This volume, offering an insight into the literary world of Rome in the fourth century AD, reflects an increased interest in the writers of the 150 years before the collapse of the Western Empire, who have long...


The Violence of Representation (Routledge Revivals): Literature and the History of Violence

by Nancy Armstrong & Leonard Tennenhouse

First published in 1989, this collection of essays brings into focus the history of a specific form of violence - that of representation. The contributors identify representations of self and other that empower...


The Anatomy of Poetry (Routledge Revivals)

by Marjorie Boulton

It is impossible to appreciate poetry fully without some knowledge of the various aspects of poetic technique. First published in 1953, with a second edition in 1982, this title explains all the usual technical...


Shakespeare (Routledge Revivals)

by Raymond Macdonald Alden

This fascinating title, first published in 1922, presents a detailed overview of the life and works of Shakespeare. Alden first considers Shakespeare's Elizabethan context, alongside exploring the Classical...