E-books: Feminist Literature & Theory

  • Rumpelstiltskin’s Secret: What Women Didn’t Tell the Grimms book cover

    Rumpelstiltskin’s Secret

    What Women Didn’t Tell the Grimms, 1st Edition

    By Harry Rand

    Everyone knows Rumpelstiltskin’s story—or thinks they do. But this innocent-seeming tale hides generations of women’s shrewd accounts of their relationships with men. And the verdict is not flattering. The fairytale may count among the world’s oldest dirty jokes. The theme of the tale, an…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge

  • Writing Gender, Writing Nation: Women’s Fiction in Post-Independence India book cover

    Writing Gender, Writing Nation

    Women’s Fiction in Post-Independence India, 1st Edition

    By Bharti Arora

    This book explores the gendered contexts of the Indian nation through a rigorous analysis of selected women’s fiction ranging from diverse linguistic, geographical, caste, class, and regional contexts. Indian women’s writing across languages, texts, and contexts constitutes a unique narrative of…

    eBook – 2019-07-03
    Routledge India

  • Fresh Verdicts on Joan of Arc book cover

    Fresh Verdicts on Joan of Arc

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bonnie Wheeler, Charles T. Wood

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge
    New Middle Ages

  • Revolutionary Desires: Women, Communism, and Feminism in India book cover

    Revolutionary Desires

    Women, Communism, and Feminism in India, 1st Edition

    By Ania Loomba

    Revolutionary Desires examines the lives and subjectivities of militant-nationalist and communist women in India from the late 1920s, shortly after the communist movement took root, to the 1960s, when it fractured. This close study demonstrates how India's revolutionary women shaped…

    eBook – 2018-07-24
    Routledge

  • Uncut Funk: A Contemplative Dialogue book cover

    Uncut Funk

    A Contemplative Dialogue, 1st Edition

    By bell hooks, Stuart Hall

    In an awesome meeting of minds, cultural theorists Stuart Hall and bell hooks met for a series of wide-ranging conversations on what Hall sums up as "life, love, death, sex." From the trivial to the profound, across boundaries of age, sexualities and genders, hooks and Hall dissect topics and…

    eBook – 2017-10-19
    Routledge

  • Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Women and Power in Contemporary Fiction: Malice, the Victim and the Couple book cover

    Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Women and Power in Contemporary Fiction

    Malice, the Victim and the Couple, 1st Edition

    By Rossella Valdrè

    Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Women and Power in Contemporary Fiction psychoanalytically examines contemporary fiction portraying the female in a reversal of the stereotyped victim role. The recent popularity of powerful female characters suggests that literature is ahead in its understanding the…

    eBook – 2017-07-14
    Routledge

  • Teaching Gender: Feminist Pedagogy and Responsibility in Times of Political Crisis book cover

    Teaching Gender

    Feminist Pedagogy and Responsibility in Times of Political Crisis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Beatriz Revelles-Benavente, Ana M. González Ramos

    Teaching Gender: Feminist Pedagogy and Responsibility in Times of Political Crisis addresses the neoliberalization of the university, what this means in real terms, and strategic pedagogical responses to teaching within this context across disciplines and region. Inspired by bell hooks’ "…

    eBook – 2017-03-16
    Routledge
    Teaching with Gender

  • Breaking Bread: Insurgent Black Intellectual Life book cover

    Breaking Bread

    Insurgent Black Intellectual Life, 1st Edition

    By bell hooks, Cornel West

    In this provocative and captivating dialogue, bell hooks and Cornel West come together to discuss the dilemmas, contradictions, and joys of Black intellectual life. The two friends and comrades in struggle talk, argue, and disagree about everything from community to capitalism in a series of…

    eBook – 2016-11-10
    Routledge

  • Producing Women: The Internet, Traditional Femininity, Queerness, and Creativity book cover

    Producing Women

    The Internet, Traditional Femininity, Queerness, and Creativity, 1st Edition

    By Michele White

    Producing Women examines the ways femininity is produced through new media. Michele White considers how women are constructed, produce themselves as subjects, form vital production cultures on sites like Etsy, and deploy technological processes to reshape their identities and digital…

    eBook – 2015-03-02
    Routledge

  • Women Artists and Writers: Modernist (Im)Positionings book cover

    Women Artists and Writers

    Modernist (Im)Positionings, 1st Edition

    By B. J. Elliott, Jo-Ann Wallace

    In this beautifully illustrated and provocative study, Bridget Elliott and Jo-Ann Wallace reappraise women's literary and artistic contribution to Modernism. Through comparative case studies, including Natalie Barney, Virginia Woolf, Vanessa Bell and Gertrude Stein, the authors examine the ways in…

    eBook – 2014-06-03
    Routledge

  • Feminism and Contemporary Women Writers: Rethinking Subjectivity book cover

    Feminism and Contemporary Women Writers

    Rethinking Subjectivity, 1st Edition

    By Radha Chakravarty

    This book attempts to deal with the problem of literary subjectivity in theory and practice. The works of six contemporary women writers — Doris Lessing, Anita Desai, Mahasweta Devi, Buchi Emecheta, Margaret Atwood and Toni Morrison — are discussed as potential ways of testing and expanding the…

    eBook – 2014-05-30
    Routledge India

  • Oppositional Voices: Women as Writers and Translators in the English Renaissance book cover

    Oppositional Voices

    Women as Writers and Translators in the English Renaissance, 1st Edition

    By Tina Kronitiris

    Oppositional Voices is a study of six women writers in the late Elizabethan period, who, ignoring Renaissance society's injunction that women should confine themselves to religious compositions, wrote and translated poetry, drama and romantic fiction. Tina Krontiris brings together their work,…

    eBook – 2014-05-22
    Routledge

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