E-books: Women's Literature

  • The Woman's View: An Anthology of Prose Passages about Women, from the Eighteenth Century to the Present Day book cover

    The Woman's View

    An Anthology of Prose Passages about Women, from the Eighteenth Century to the Present Day, 1st Edition

    Edited by June Wedgwood Benn

    What is it like being a woman – in society, in the home and as a person in one’s own right? Originally published in 1967, here is a collection of passages, all linked by their theme, that of being a woman. They are taken from novels, essays, letters and diaries written by or about women concerning…

    eBook – 2020-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 18th Century Literature

  • Domestic Intersections in Contemporary Migration Fiction: At Home in the Metropole book cover

    Domestic Intersections in Contemporary Migration Fiction

    At Home in the Metropole, 1st Edition

    By Lucinda Newns

    Homing the Metropole presents a new approach to diasporic fiction that reorients postcolonial readings of migration away from processes of displacement and rupture towards those of placement and homemaking. While notions of home have frequently been associated with essentialist understandings of…

    eBook – 2020-01-07
    Routledge

  • Women’s Letters as Life Writing 1840–1885 book cover

    Women’s Letters as Life Writing 1840–1885

    1st Edition

    By Catherine Delafield

    Examining letter collections published in the second half of the nineteenth century, Catherine Delafield rereads the life-writing of Frances Burney, Charlotte Brontë, Mary Delany, Catherine Winkworth, Jane Austen and George Eliot, situating these women in their epistolary culture and in relation to…

    eBook – 2019-12-16
    Routledge
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • Women's Utopias in British and American Fiction book cover

    Women's Utopias in British and American Fiction

    1st Edition

    By Nan Bowman Albinski

    Utopian writing offers a fascinating panorama of social visions; and the related forms of dystopia and anti-utopian satire extend this into the range of social nightmares. Originally published in 1988, this comparative study of utopian fiction by British and American women writers demonstrates the…

    eBook – 2019-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Utopias

  • Postfeminism in Context: Women, Australian Popular Culture, and the Unsettling of Postfeminism book cover

    Postfeminism in Context

    Women, Australian Popular Culture, and the Unsettling of Postfeminism, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Henderson, Anthea Taylor

    Postfeminism in Context studies the representation of women in Australian popular culture over the past three decades to locate postfeminism in a specific time and place. Margaret Henderson and Anthea Taylor argue that ‘postfeminism’, as a critical term, has been too often deployed in ways that…

    eBook – 2019-10-21
    Routledge
    Feminism and Female Sexuality

  • Antología de escritoras españolas de la Edad Media y el Siglo de Oro book cover

    Antología de escritoras españolas de la Edad Media y el Siglo de Oro

    1st Edition

    Edited by Luzmila Camacho Platero

    Antología de escritoras españolas de la Edad Media y el Siglo de Oro ofrece una selección de obras literarias de ocho escritoras medievales, renacentistas y barrocas. Cada capítulo presenta una extensa introducción sobre la autora y su obra. Esta antología contribuye a mejorar el conocimiento de…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • Doris Lessing book cover

    Doris Lessing

    1st Edition

    By Lorna Sage

    Doris Lessing was one of the most impressive, prolific and vital of twentieth century writers. Her fiction is obsessed with the workings of cultural change and she radically extended the novel’s scope – most famously and influentially in The Golden Notebook – by questioning the realist tradition…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

  • Preaching the Blues: Black Feminist Performance in Lynching Plays book cover

    Preaching the Blues

    Black Feminist Performance in Lynching Plays, 1st Edition

    By Maisha S. Akbar

    Preaching the Blues: Black Feminist Performance in Lynching Plays examines several lynching plays to foreground black women’s performances as non-normative subjects who challenge white supremacist ideology. Maisha S. Akbar re-maps the study of lynching drama by examining plays that are contingent…

    eBook – 2019-10-02
    Routledge

  • Narrative Authority and Homeostasis in the Novels of Doris Lessing and Carmen Martín Gaite book cover

    Narrative Authority and Homeostasis in the Novels of Doris Lessing and Carmen Martín Gaite

    1st Edition

    By Linda E. Chown

    This study, originally published in 1990, assesses a shift in the presentation of self-consciousness in two pairs of novels by Doris Lessing and Carmen Martín Gaite: 1) Lessing’s The Summer Before the Dark (1973) and Martín Gaite’s Retahílas (1974) and 2) Lessing’s The Memoirs of a Survivor (1974)…

    eBook – 2019-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

  • Iris Murdoch: Work for the Spirit book cover

    Iris Murdoch

    Work for the Spirit, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Dipple

    Originally published in 1982, this brilliant study provides a perceptive and up-to-date assessment of the novels of Iris Murdoch, up to and including Nuns and Soldiers, published in 1980. The Fire and the Sun, her book on Plato, is also considered in depth. It is not a critical biography, but…

    eBook – 2019-10-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

  • Iris Murdoch book cover

    Iris Murdoch

    1st Edition

    By Richard Todd

    Originally published in 1984, Iris Murdoch, widely regarded as one of the major British novelists of her generation at the time, was undoubtedly one of the most popular and prolific, having published twenty-one novels since 1954 (she went on to write many more). But the course of her…

    eBook – 2019-10-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

  • Margaret Drabble book cover

    Margaret Drabble

    1st Edition

    By Joanne V. Creighton

    Margaret Drabble is a writer who plays a lively role in both popular and literary culture. Widely read and studied throughout the world her novels attract both the general reader and the literary critic. Originally published in 1985, Joanne Creighton examines this phenomenon and places particular…

    eBook – 2019-10-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

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