Women’s and Gender Studies: Literature & Gender Studies

  • Mary Elizabeth Braddon: Writing in the Margins book cover

    Mary Elizabeth Braddon

    Writing in the Margins, 1st Edition

    By Anne Marie Beller

    Exploring the theme of marginality in Mary Elizabeth Braddon novels from The Trail of the Serpent (1861) to The Infidel (1900), Anne-Marie Beller makes astute connections between the marginalized position of the female popular novelist and the marginalized subject in Braddon's fiction. In so doing,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-28 
    Routledge
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • Jane Austen, George Eliot and the Reflective Tradition book cover

    Jane Austen, George Eliot and the Reflective Tradition

    1st Edition

    By Rose Pimentel

    In her exploration of the moral tradition shared between Jane Austen and George Eliot, Rose Pimentel argues that a common ethical dynamic between the two authors, and what would later be known as the realist novel, emerged from an emphasis on reflection as introspection that was widespread in the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28 
    Routledge
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • Emotions in Muslim Hausa Women's Fiction: More than Just Romance book cover

    Emotions in Muslim Hausa Women's Fiction

    More than Just Romance, 1st Edition

    By Umma Aliyu Musa

    This book examines the emotions expressed in Hausa women’s prose fiction in northern Nigeria, showing how Hausa Muslim women writers use fiction in their indigenous language to demonstrate and express their anger about the problems they face in a patriarchal society. Umma Aliyu Musa shows how Hausa…

    Hardback – 2019-03-22 
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • Beards and Masculinity in American Literature book cover

    Beards and Masculinity in American Literature

    1st Edition

    By Peter Ferry

    Beards and Masculinity in American Literature presents the social, historical, gender, and political power of facial hair in the representation of masculinities in American prose and poetry. Employing cutting-edge theories from the fields of Gender Studies, Masculinity Studies, and Queer Studies,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • A Century of Encounters: Writing the Other in Arab North Africa book cover

    A Century of Encounters

    Writing the Other in Arab North Africa, 1st Edition

    By Tanja Stampfl

    A Century of Encounters analyzes Arab, American, and European literary depictions of self and other as they interact with each other in Arab North Africa throughout the twentieth century and introduces the trope of the encounter as a lens through which to read contemporary world literature…

    Hardback – 2019-03-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Altered Consciousness in the Twentieth Century book cover

    Altered Consciousness in the Twentieth Century

    1st Edition

    By Jake Poller

    The twentieth century saw an unprecedented spike in the study of altered states of consciousness. New ASCs, such as those associated with LSD and psilocybin mushrooms, were cultivated and studied, while older ASCs were given new classifications: out-of-body experiences, near-death experiences,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Rethinking the Victim: Gender and Violence in Contemporary Australian Women's Writing book cover

    Rethinking the Victim

    Gender and Violence in Contemporary Australian Women's Writing, 1st Edition

    By Anne Brewster, Sue Kossew

    This book is the first to examine gender and violence in Australian literature. It argues that literary texts by Australian women writers offer unique ways of understanding the social problem of gendered violence, bringing this often private and suppressed issue into the public sphere. It draws on…

    Hardback – 2019-03-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Modernism, Feminism and Everyday Life book cover

    Modernism, Feminism and Everyday Life

    1st Edition

    By Tara Thomson

    Faced with a rapidly changing world, modernist authors turned their attention to the mundane details of everyday life, seeking new discourses and techniques to articulate their experiences of modernity. Drawing on theories of everyday life, Tara Thomson explores modernist fiction by women who were…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Modernism and Modernity in British Women’s Magazines: Ultra-Modern Eves book cover

    Modernism and Modernity in British Women’s Magazines

    Ultra-Modern Eves, 1st Edition

    By Alice Wood

    This book explores the treatment of modernism and modernity in early twentieth-century British women’s magazines. It expands recent research into the diverse markets and publication outlets through which literary modernism circulated by tracing modernism’s presence in commercial magazines that have…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Cultural Production and the Politics of Women’s Work in American Literature and Film book cover

    Cultural Production and the Politics of Women’s Work in American Literature and Film

    1st Edition

    By Polina Kroik

    Cultural Production and the Politics of Women’s Work in American Literature and Film emphasizes the interrelation between women’s workplace roles, modes of authorship, and processes of subject-formation, pointing to some of the reasons for the persistence of limiting gender roles and occupational…

    Hardback – 2019-02-12 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Research in Gender

  • Inscribed Identities: Life Writing as Self-Realization book cover

    Inscribed Identities

    Life Writing as Self-Realization, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joan Ramon Resina

    Autobiography is a long-established literary modality of self-exposure with commanding works such as Augustine’s Confessions, Rousseau’s book of the same title, and Salvador Dalí’s paradoxical reformulation of that title in his Unspeakable Confessions. Like all genres with a distinguished career,…

    Hardback – 2019-02-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Auto/Biography Studies

  • The Maternal Imaginary in Early Modern Hispanic Culture book cover

    The Maternal Imaginary in Early Modern Hispanic Culture

    1st Edition

    By Emilie Bergmann

    Looking beyond Don Quixote and the popular theater, this study brings together non-canonical works from Spanish and Spanish American colonial writers in diverse genres, to illustrate the multi-faceted possibilities and the cultural limitations of representations of mothers and mothering in this…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

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