Literature

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Welcome to the home of Routledge Literature! Here you will find information on our range of publishing within the field, covering the entire spectrum of literary studies – from medieval through to contemporary. We offer a broad range of text types including textbooks for students, field-defining handbooks, expert scholarly research, and much more.

On this page you will also find information about our books for students, our key series, as well as access to our collections and contact information.

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141Series in Literature

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  • The Life and Literary Pursuits of Allen Davenport book cover

    The Life and Literary Pursuits of Allen Davenport

    1st Edition

    By Malcolm Chase

    First published in 1994, this volume features an autobiography of Allen Davenport, a key figure linking Chartism with the French Revolution, along with some of his selected works. Davenport was an important propagandist for agrarian reform, a critical follower of Robert Owen, one of the first male…

    Hardback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Children's Fiction 1900–1950 book cover

    Children's Fiction 1900–1950

    1st Edition

    By John Cooper

    First published in 1998, this volume explores how the genre of school stories had become firmly established by the turn of the twentieth century, having been built on the foundations laid by writers such as Thomas Hughes and F.W. Farrar. Stories for girls were also taking on a more exciting…

    Hardback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Life and Work of Adelaide Procter: Poetry, Feminism and Fathers book cover

    The Life and Work of Adelaide Procter

    Poetry, Feminism and Fathers, 1st Edition

    By Gill Gregory

    First published in 1998, this volume follows the life and work of Adelaide Procter (1825-1864), one of the most important 19th-century women poets to be reassessed by literary critics in recent years. She was a significant figure in the Victorian literary landscape. A poet (who outsold most writers…

    Hardback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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  • Jennifer Abbott, Editor

    Jennifer Abbott commissions books on a broad array of subjects within Literary Studies. This includes textbooks, supplementary textbooks, companions, handbooks, readers, and research monographs. Jennifer manages some our most popular and influential series in Literature including, Routledge Introductions to American Literature,Children’s Literature and Culture, Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literature,Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture, Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature, Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature, Routledge Studies in Comparative Literature, and Routledge Research in Travel Writing. She is actively seeking new projects within the discipline, so please feel free to reach out with your book idea.

  • Shoma Choudhury, Commissioning Manager, Routledge India

    Shoma Choudhury commissions research monographs, edited collections, handbooks, and readers in the areas of international relations / defence & strategic studies, economics / business & management, media & culture studies, and literature. She also looks at gender, environment, and religion. She is actively looking for books on current and topical issues in these areas. 

  • Polly Dodson, Senior Editor

    Polly Dodson works across the entire spectrum of literary studies, from Classical to Contemporary Literature. She aims to bring a fresh approach to every book she publishes, whether on established topics such as Shakespeare, American Literature, and Literary Theory, or emerging areas such as Digital Literature, World Literature, and Environmental Literature. She commissions a variety of text types including Handbooks and Companions, Readers, Textbooks for students, and a digital project on Modernism. Key series include the New Critical Idiom, Engagements with Literature, and Literature and Contemporary Thought.

  • Alexandra McGregor, Editor, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Women’s Studies

    Alex McGregor commissions books across the broad spectrum of Gender and Sexuality Studies. Her list covers titles across the humanities and social sciences. She is particularly interested in publishing monographs on cutting edge interdisciplinary research and new textbooks for Gender Studies and Women’s Studies courses. Key topics and series include Gender, Sexuality and Media, Masculinity and Pop culture, Gender and Race, LGBTQI Studies, Feminism, Activism, and Global Perspectives.

  • Michelle Salyga, Senior Editor

    Michelle Salyga commissions a variety of text types, including primary and supplementary textbooks, companions, handbooks, and readers across a range of topics, from Medieval to Contemporary Literature. She is also actively seeking cutting-edge monographs within traditional topics of literature as well as emerging sub-disciplines in Shakespeare, Auto/Biography studies, Environment and World Literature, New Textual studies, and Early Modern Authorship. Innovative developments in Nineteenth-Century and Twentieth-Century Literatures which analyze archetypes, literary movements and criticisms, or pioneering motifs are particularly welcome. She welcomes authors to submit their proposal for further discussion and initial assessment for consideration in one of our prestigious literature lists.

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