Women’s and Gender Studies: Feminist Literature & Theory

  • Gender, Companionship and Travel: Discourses in Pre-modern and Modern Travel Literature book cover

    Gender, Companionship and Travel

    Discourses in Pre-modern and Modern Travel Literature

    Edited by Floris Meens, Tom Sintobin

    Over the last couple of decades there has been a strong academic interest in how individuals interact with each other while en route. Yet, even if various studies have informed us about present-day realities of travel companionships, we know little about the influence of gender both on these…

    Hardback – 2018-11-17 
    Routledge
    International Studies of Women and Place

  • Sex Guides: Books and Films about Sexuality for Young Adults book cover

    Sex Guides

    Books and Films about Sexuality for Young Adults

    By Patty Campbell

    The history of the sex guide for adolescents documents the quite unconscious movement of Western culture’s ideas about sex and youth, revealing the heritage of our own sexual beliefs and codes of behaviour. The first section of this book, first published in 1986, traces the development of the sex…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • The Erotic Motive in Literature book cover

    The Erotic Motive in Literature

    By Albert Mordell

    This work, first published in 1919, is an endeavour to apply some of the methods of psychoanalysis to literature. It traces a writer’s books back to the outward and inner events of their life and to reveal of their unconscious. This unconscious is largely identical with the mental love fantasies in…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • Double Talk: The Erotics of Male Literary Collaboration book cover

    Double Talk

    The Erotics of Male Literary Collaboration

    By Wayne Koestenbaum

    Sigmund Freud and Josef Breuer on hysteria, J.A. Symonds and Havelock Ellis on sexuality, a novel by Ford Madox Ford and Joseph Conrad, The Waste Land of T.S. Eliot (and Ezra Pound), even the Lyrical Ballads of Wordsworth and Coleridge: men making books together. Wayne Koestenbaum's startling…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • Performing La Mestiza: Textual Representations of Lesbians of Color and the Negotiation of Identities book cover

    Performing La Mestiza

    Textual Representations of Lesbians of Color and the Negotiation of Identities

    By Ellen M. Gil-Gomez

    This book, first published in 2000, explores the intersections of race, gender and gay identities in writings by contemporary American lesbians of colour in order to show how this subject is sometimes ignored, sometimes brutalised and is very rarely able to survive on her own terms by constructing…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • Proust, Cole Porter, Michelangelo, Marc Almond and Me: Writings by Gay Men on Their Lives and Lifestyles from the Archives of the National Lesbian and Gay Survey book cover

    Proust, Cole Porter, Michelangelo, Marc Almond and Me

    Writings by Gay Men on Their Lives and Lifestyles from the Archives of the National Lesbian and Gay Survey

    By National Lesbian & Gay Survey

    Drawn from years of archive material, this collection, first published in 1993, portrays the voices and experience of over sixty gay men from all walks of life. Here are presented the difficulties of coming out, but also the diverse nature of gay relationships and the impact of HIV and AIDS.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • Lesbian Voices From Latin America book cover

    Lesbian Voices From Latin America

    By Elena M. Martínez

    In spite of the attention that Latin American women writers have attracted in recent years, a book dedicated exclusively to those writers whose work primarily articulates a lesbian perspective was until now missing. The purpose of this book, first published in 1996, is to bring attention to and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • Sexual Heretics: Male Homosexuality in English Literature from 1850-1900 book cover

    Sexual Heretics

    Male Homosexuality in English Literature from 1850-1900

    Edited by Brian Reade

    The years between 1850 and 1900 were the vintage years of a discreet homosexual culture in England. In this period, educational, personal and foreign influences all contributed to the establishment of a trend expressed in the works of authors such as John Addington Symonds, Walter Pater, and A.E.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

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

    Preaching the Blues

    Black Feminist Performance in Lynching Plays

    By Maisha Akbar

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Theorizing Ethnicity and Nationality in Chick Lit book cover

    Theorizing Ethnicity and Nationality in Chick Lit

    Edited by Erin Hurt

    Scholars and readers alike need little help identifying the infamous Bridget Jones or Carrie Bradshaw. While it is no stretch to say that these fictional characters are the most recognizable within the chic lit genre, there are certainly many others that have helped define this body of work. While…

    Hardback – 2018-10-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Privatised Motherhood: Confession and Anxiety in Neoliberal Times book cover

    Privatised Motherhood

    Confession and Anxiety in Neoliberal Times

    By Ruth Cain

    The privatisation of relationships of care and dependency is increasing; the new social media is facilitating a "confessional" society and our press is keen to interrogate every dimension of our relationships. The combined cultural effect of these elements has created a paradoxical gap within which…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Germaine Greer: Essays on a Feminist Figure book cover

    Germaine Greer

    Essays on a Feminist Figure

    Edited by Maryanne Dever, Anthea Taylor, Lisa Adkins

    Germaine Greer is one of the most enduring and influential figures of the second wave of the women’s movement. The Female Eunuch (1970) is one of second-wave feminism’s most widely recognised publications and its author has come to embody and indeed expand our understanding of second-wave feminism…

    Hardback – 2018-09-21 
    Routledge

2Series in Feminist Literature & Theory

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