About Us

By | August 6, 2010

About Bloomsbury Literary Studies

Bloomsbury offers a wide range of books across the field of literary studies, with particular focuses on modern and contemporary writing, theory and culture. We offer introductory textbooks and accessible survey books for students, such as Literary Theory: The Complete Guide by Mary Klages and The Poetry Toolkit by Rhian Williams, as well as high-level research for scholars, including titles in our new series David Foster Wallace Studies and Bloomsbury Comics Studies. Writers and writing instructors can find guidance in our extensive creative writing list, including The Writer’s ReaderThe Bloomsbury Introduction to Creative Writing and the Writers’ and Artists’ Companions series.

Our interdisciplinary list expands into developing areas of study such as genre fiction, environmental literature, and translation studies. Series highlights include our New ModernismsEnvironmental Cultures21st Century Genre FictionLiteratures, Cultures, Translation and New Directions in German Studies. Through our Object Lessons series we hope to bring the approaches of literary study and cultural observation to a wider range of disciplines and encourage readers to think critically about the world. Bloomsbury’s literary studies list is at the forefront of emerging areas of study, consistently providing innovative new scholarship to help reassess the state of the field and bring new topics to light.

Visit the literary studies section of the Bloomsbury website here.