Women’s and Gender Studies: Feminist Literature & Theory

  • Queering Femininity: Sexuality, Feminism and the Politics of Presentation book cover

    Queering Femininity

    Sexuality, Feminism and the Politics of Presentation

    By Hannah McCann

    Queering Femininity focuses on femininity as a style of gender presentation and asks how (and whether) it can be refigured as a creative and queer style of the body. Drawing on a range of feminist texts and interviews with self-identifying queer femmes from the LGBTQ community, Hannah McCann argues…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge
    Feminism and Female Sexuality

  • Extracurricular Activity: Education, Violence, and Childhood book cover

    Extracurricular Activity

    Education, Violence, and Childhood

    By Elizabeth Marshall

    Calling on a variety of genres, including chilren’s novels, comics, picture books, among others, Dr. Elizabeth Marshall takes a critical approach to the images and written portralys of violence as witnessed by our children in literature. Graphic images of racial and gender inequality,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • New Feminisms in South Asian Social Media, Film, and Literature: Disrupting the Discourse book cover

    New Feminisms in South Asian Social Media, Film, and Literature

    Disrupting the Discourse

    Edited by Sonora Jha, Alka Kurian

    This book is a study of the resurgence and re-imagination of feminist discourse on gender and sexuality in South Asia as told through its cinematic, literary, and social media narratives. It brings incisive and expert analyses of emerging disruptive articulations that represent an unprecedented…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Women Writing Across Cultures: Present, past, future book cover

    Women Writing Across Cultures

    Present, past, future

    Edited by Pelagia Goulimari

    This collection brings together an international, multicultural, multilingual, and multidisciplinary community of scholars and practitioners in different media seeking to question and re-theorize the contested terms of our title: "woman," "writing," "women’s writing" and "across." "Culture" is…

    Hardback – 2017-09-22 
    Routledge

  • TransGothic in Literature and Culture book cover

    TransGothic in Literature and Culture

    Edited by Jolene Zigarovich

    This book contributes to an emerging field of study and provides new perspectives on the ways in which Gothic literature, visual media, and other cultural forms explicitly engage gender, sexuality, form, and genre. The collection is a forum in which the ideas of several well-respected critics…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Three Traveling Women Writers: Cross-Cultural Perspectives of Brazil, Patagonia, and the U.S from the Nineteenth Century book cover

    Three Traveling Women Writers

    Cross-Cultural Perspectives of Brazil, Patagonia, and the U.S from the Nineteenth Century

    By Natália Fontes de Oliveira

    This book presents an alternative framework for reading nineteenth century women’s travel narratives by challenging the traditional paradigms which often limit women’s space in print culture. For the first time, through a comparative lens, a Latin American woman’s travel narrative is analyzed…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • The Embodied Child: Readings in Children’s Literature and Culture book cover

    The Embodied Child

    Readings in Children’s Literature and Culture

    Edited by Roxanne Harde, Lydia Kokkola

    The Embodied Child: Readings in Children’s Literature and Culture brings together essays that offer compelling analyses of children’s bodies as they read and are read, as they interact with literature and other cultural artifacts, and as they are constructed in literature and popular culture. The…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Uncut Funk: A Contemplative Dialogue book cover

    Uncut Funk

    A Contemplative Dialogue

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-09-12 
    Routledge

  • Fashion and Narrative in Victorian Popular Literature: Double Threads book cover

    Fashion and Narrative in Victorian Popular Literature

    Double Threads

    By Madeleine C. Seys

    We know that way we dress says a lot about us. It’s drilled into us by our parents as children, as adults throughout our working lives, and eternally from the culture surrounding us. Our dress tells the outside world of the culture and era we come from to our social status within that culture. Our…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • Rose Macaulay, Gender, and Modernity book cover

    Rose Macaulay, Gender, and Modernity

    Edited by Kate Macdonald

    This book is the first collection on the British author Rose Macaulay (1881-1958). The essays establish connections in her work between modernism and the middlebrow, show Macaulay’s attentiveness to reformulating contemporary depictions of gender in her fiction, and explore how her writing…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Gender and Genre

  • Women and Nature?: Beyond Dualism in Gender, Body, and Environment book cover

    Women and Nature?

    Beyond Dualism in Gender, Body, and Environment

    Edited by Douglas A. Vakoch, Sam Mickey

    Women and Nature? Beyond Dualism in Gender, Body, and Environment provides a historical context for understanding the contested relationships between women and nature, and it articulates strategies for moving beyond the dualistic theories and practices that often frame those relationships. In 1974,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

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