Women’s and Gender Studies: Gay & Lesbian Literature

  • Masculinity and Queer Desire in Spanish Enlightenment Literature book cover

    Masculinity and Queer Desire in Spanish Enlightenment Literature

    1st Edition

    By Mehl Allan Penrose

    In Masculinity and Queer Desire in Spanish Enlightenment Literature, Mehl Allan Penrose examines three distinct male figures, each of which was represented as the Other in eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Spanish literature. The most common configuration of non-normative men was the…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26

  • Chicano/Latino Homoerotic Identities book cover

    Chicano/Latino Homoerotic Identities

    1st Edition

    By David W. Foster

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-07-21
    Latin American Studies

  • The Lesbian Muse and Poetic Identity, 1889–1930 book cover

    The Lesbian Muse and Poetic Identity, 1889–1930

    1st Edition

    By Sarah Parker

    Throughout history the poetic muse has tended to be (a passive) female and the poet male. This dynamic caused problems for late Victorian and twentieth-century women poets; how could the muse be reclaimed and moved on from the passive role of old? Parker looks at fin-de-siècle and modernist lyric…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Gender and Genre

  • Desire and Anxiety (Routledge Revivals): Circulations of Sexuality in Shakespearean Drama book cover

    Desire and Anxiety (Routledge Revivals)

    Circulations of Sexuality in Shakespearean Drama, 1st Edition

    By Valerie Traub

    In both feminist theory and Shakespearean criticism, questions of sexuality have consistently been conflated with questions of gender. First published in 1992, this book details the intersections and contradictions between sexuality and gender in the early modern period. Valerie Traub argues that…

    Paperback – 2016-01-08
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Collected Poems of Anna Seward book cover

    The Collected Poems of Anna Seward

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa L. Moore

    This critical edition of the poems of Anna Seward (1742-1809) re-establishes one of the most popular and prolific poets of the early Romantic period. Her work influenced Charllotte Smith and Mary Robinson and later both Wordsworth and Coleridge. Her reputation was so high that Sir Walter Scott…

    Hardback – 2015-09-04

  • AIDS Literature and Gay Identity: The Literature of Loss book cover

    AIDS Literature and Gay Identity

    The Literature of Loss, 1st Edition

    By Monica B. Pearl

    This book discusses the significance of late twentieth century and early twenty first century American fiction written in response to the AIDS crisis and interrogates how sexual identity is depicted and constructed textually. Pearl develops Freudian psychoanalytic theory in a complex account of the…

    Paperback – 2015-07-16
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Edward Carpenter (Routledge Revivals): In Appreciation book cover

    Edward Carpenter (Routledge Revivals)

    In Appreciation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gilbert Beith

    Edward Carpenter: In Appreciation, first published in 1931, presents a collection of tributes to and reminiscences about the renowned socialist poet, pioneering gay rights activist, environmentalist and political thinker. Embroiled in controversy with prominent figures of all political persuasions…

    Paperback – 2015-07-06
    Routledge Revivals

  • Same-Sex Desire in the English Renaissance: A Sourcebook of Texts, 1470-1650 book cover

    Same-Sex Desire in the English Renaissance

    A Sourcebook of Texts, 1470-1650, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth Borris

    The readings gathered here include many rare texts that have not been reprinted for centuries, excerpted from biblical commentary, legal writings, medical and scientific writings, popular encyclopedias, and literature, as well as continental vernacular and Latin sources never before available in…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23
    Garland Studies in the Renaissance

  • Sexual Sameness (Routledge Revivals): Textual Differences in Lesbian and Gay Writing book cover

    Sexual Sameness (Routledge Revivals)

    Textual Differences in Lesbian and Gay Writing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph Bristow

    First published in 1992, Sexual Sameness examines the differing textual strategies male and female writers have developed to celebrate homosexuality. Examining such writers as E.M. Forster, James Baldwin, Sylvia Townsend Warner and Audre Lourde, this wide-ranging book demonstrates how literature…

    Paperback – 2015-05-05
    Routledge Revivals

  • Homoeroticism in Imperial China: A Sourcebook book cover

    Homoeroticism in Imperial China

    A Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Stevenson, Cuncun Wu

    Bringing together over sixty pre-modern Chinese primary sources on same-sex desire in English translation, Homoeroticism in Imperial China is an important addition to the growing field of the comparative history of sexuality and provides a window onto the continuous cultural relevance of same-sex…

    Hardback – 2012-12-05

  • The Routledge Queer Studies Reader book cover

    The Routledge Queer Studies Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Donald E. Hall, Annamarie Jagose

    The Routledge Queer Studies Reader provides a comprehensive resource for students and scholars working in this vibrant and interdisciplinary field. The book traces the emergence and development of Queer Studies as a field of scholarship, presenting key critical essays alongside more recent…

    Paperback – 2012-05-31
    Routledge Literature Readers

  • Liberation Theology in Chicana/o Literature: Manifestations of Feminist and Gay Identities book cover

    Liberation Theology in Chicana/o Literature

    Manifestations of Feminist and Gay Identities, 1st Edition

    By Alma Rosa Alvarez

    Liberation Theology in Chicana/o Literature looks at the ways in which Chicana/o authors who have experienced cultural disconnection or marginalization because of their gender, gender politics and sexual orientation attempt to forge a connection back to Chicana/o culture through their use of…

    Paperback – 2012-04-10
    Latino Communities: Emerging Voices - Political, Social, Cultural and Legal Issues

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