Women’s and Gender Studies: Gay & Lesbian Literature

  • Shakespeare and Queer Representation book cover

    Shakespeare and Queer Representation

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Guy-Bray

    In this engaging and accessible guidebook, Stephen Guy-Bray uses queer theory to argue that in many of Shakespeare’s works representation itself becomes queer. Shakespeare often uses representation, not just as a lens through which to tell a story, but as a textual tool in itself. Shakespeare and…

    Paperback – 2020-07-15 
    Routledge
    Spotlight on Shakespeare

  • Gender, Sexuality and Identities of the Borderlands: Queering the Margins book cover

    Gender, Sexuality and Identities of the Borderlands

    Queering the Margins, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suzanne Clisby

    Drawing on border thinking, postcolonial and transnational feminisms and queer theory, Gender, Sexuality and Identities of the Borderlands brings an intersectional feminist and queer lens to understandings of borderlands, liminality and lives lived at the margins of socio-cultural and sexual…

    Hardback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Queer China: Lesbian and Gay Literature and Visual Culture under Postsocialism book cover

    Queer China

    Lesbian and Gay Literature and Visual Culture under Postsocialism, 1st Edition

    By Hongwei Bao

    This book analyses queer cultural production in contemporary China to map the broad social transformations in gender, sexuality and desire. It examines queer literature and visual cultures in China’s post-Mao and postsocialist era to show how these diverse cultural forms and practices not only…

    Paperback – 2020-06-03 
    Routledge India
    Literary Cultures of the Global South

  • The Routledge Companion to Gender and Japanese Culture book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Gender and Japanese Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Coates, Lucy Fraser, Mark Pendleton

    This Companion is a comprehensive examination of the varied ways in which gender issues manifest throughout culture in Japan, using a range of international perspectives to examine private and public constructions of identity, as well as gender- and sexuality-inflected cultural production. The…

    Hardback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions to Gender

  • Reframing Drag: Beyond Subversion and the Status Quo book cover

    Reframing Drag

    Beyond Subversion and the Status Quo, 1st Edition

    By Kayte Stokoe

    Reframing Drag provides a critical survey of French and Anglo-American queer and feminist theorizations of drag performance, placing these approaches in a dialogue with contemporary drag practice and the representation of drag in three literary texts. Challenging pervasive assumptions circulating…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Chances Are: Contingency, Queer Theory and American Literature book cover

    Chances Are

    Contingency, Queer Theory and American Literature, 1st Edition

    By Valerie Rohy

    This innovative work makes use of psychoanalytic, queer, and narrative theories to read nineteenth and twentieth-century American literature and demonstrate how the concept of contingency—whether chance, accident, luck, or mutation—enriches our understanding of how queer sexualities are articulated…

    Paperback – 2019-10-23
    Routledge

  • Gender(ed) Identities: Critical Rereadings of Gender in Children's and Young Adult Literature book cover

    Gender(ed) Identities

    Critical Rereadings of Gender in Children's and Young Adult Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tricia Clasen, Holly Hassel

    This volume brings together diverse, cross-disciplinary scholarly voices to examine gender construction in children's and young adult literature. It complements and updates the scholarship in the field by creating a rich, cohesive examination of core questions around gender and sexuality in classic…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Male-to-Female Crossdressing in Early Modern English Literature: Gender, Performance, and Queer Relations book cover

    Male-to-Female Crossdressing in Early Modern English Literature

    Gender, Performance, and Queer Relations, 1st Edition

    By Simone Chess

    This volume examines and theorizes the oft-ignored phenomenon of male-to-female (MTF) crossdressing in early modern drama, prose, and poetry, inviting MTF crossdressing episodes to take a fuller place alongside instances of female-to-male crossdressing and boy actors’ crossdressing, which have long…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

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

    Sex Guides

    Books and Films about Sexuality for Young Adults, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • The Erotic Motive in Literature book cover

    The Erotic Motive in Literature

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-11-13
    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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-11-13
    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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

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