Women’s and Gender Studies: Literature & Gender Studies

  • Feminist Modernism, Poetics, and the New Economy: Mina Loy, Lola Ridge, and Marianne Moore book cover

    Feminist Modernism, Poetics, and the New Economy

    Mina Loy, Lola Ridge, and Marianne Moore, 1st Edition

    By Linda A. Kinnahan

    In Feminist Modernism, Poetics, and the New Economy, Linda A. Kinnahan argues that the work of Mina Loy, Lola Ridge, and Marianne Moore engages with the variations in feminist economic thought and discourse that developed in American culture from the 1890s through the 1920s. Kinnahan positions her…

    Hardback – 2020-01-28
    Routledge
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • Italian Children’s Literature and National Identity: Childhood, Melancholy, Modernity book cover

    Italian Children’s Literature and National Identity

    Childhood, Melancholy, Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Maria Truglio

    This book bridges the fields of Children’s Literature and Italian Studies by examining how turn-of-the-century children’s books forged a unified national identity for the new Italian State. Through contextualized close readings of a wide range of texts, Truglio shows how the 19th-century concept of…

    Paperback – 2020-01-28
    Routledge

  • Reflective Reading and the Power of Narrative: Producing the Reader book cover

    Reflective Reading and the Power of Narrative

    Producing the Reader, 1st Edition

    By Karyn Sproles

    Reflective Reading and the Power of Narrative: Producing the Reader is an interdisciplinary exploration into the profound power of narratives to create—and recreate—how we imagine ourselves. It posits that the process of producing a text also produces the reader. Written from the perspective of a…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Research in Gender

  • Trauma, Gender and Ethics in the Works of E.L. Doctorow book cover

    Trauma, Gender and Ethics in the Works of E.L. Doctorow

    1st Edition

    By María Ferrández San Miguel

    This project approaches four of E. L. Doctorow’s novels—Welcome to Hard Times (1960), The Book of Daniel (1971), Ragtime (1975), and City of God (2000)—from the perspectives of feminist criticism and trauma theory. The study springs from the assumption that Doctorow’s literary project is eminently…

    Hardback – 2020-02-17 
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    Routledge Research in American Literature and Culture

  • 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 – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Exile in Global Literature and Culture: Homes Found and Lost book cover

    Exile in Global Literature and Culture

    Homes Found and Lost, 1st Edition

    Edited by Asher Z. Milbauer, James Sutton

    Prompted by centuries of warfare, political oppression, natural disasters, and economic collapses, exile has had an enormous impact not only on individuals who have undergone transplantation from one culture to another, but also on the host societies they have joined and those worlds they have left…

    Hardback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Promiscuity in Western Literature book cover

    Promiscuity in Western Literature

    1st Edition

    By Peter Stoneley

    Poet and novelist Charles Bukowski described promiscuity as "feast and feast and feast." The promiscuous person is having fun, getting away with it, and showing no signs of stopping. More often, though, promiscuity has been seen as demonic, as the sign of an uncivilised race, or as a symptom of…

    Hardback – 2020-03-03 
    Routledge
    Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

  • Cavendish and Shakespeare, Interconnections book cover

    Cavendish and Shakespeare, Interconnections

    1st Edition

    By Katherine Romack

    Edited by James Fitzmaurice

    Cavendish and Shakespeare, Interconnections explores the relationship between the plays of William Shakespeare and the writings of Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle (1623-1673). Cavendish wrote 25 plays in the 1650s and 60s, making her one of the most prolific playwrights”man or woman”of the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Transnational Narratives from the Caribbean: Diasporic Literature and the Human Experience book cover

    Transnational Narratives from the Caribbean

    Diasporic Literature and the Human Experience, 1st Edition

    By Elvira Pulitano

    This book offers a timely intervention in current debates on diaspora and diasporic identity by affirming the importance of narrative as a discursive mode to understand the human face of contemporary migrations and dislocations. Focusing on the Caribbean double-diaspora, Pulitano offers a…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Women Writers and the Occult in Literature and Culture: Female Lucifers, Priestesses, and Witches book cover

    Women Writers and the Occult in Literature and Culture

    Female Lucifers, Priestesses, and Witches, 1st Edition

    By Miriam Wallraven

    Examining the intersection of occult spirituality, text, and gender, this book provides a compelling analysis of the occult revival in literature from the 1880s through the course of the twentieth century. Bestselling novels such as The Da Vinci Code play with magic and the fascination of hidden…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Pets and Domesticity in Victorian Literature and Culture: Animality, Queer Relations, and the Victorian Family book cover

    Pets and Domesticity in Victorian Literature and Culture

    Animality, Queer Relations, and the Victorian Family, 1st Edition

    By Monica Flegel

    Addressing the significance of the pet in the Victorian period, this book examines the role played by the domestic pet in delineating relations for each member of the "natural" family home. Flegel explores the pet in relation to the couple at the head of the house, to the children who make up the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

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