Women’s and Gender Studies: Literature & Gender Studies

  • Masculinity and Patriarchal Villainy in the British Novel: From Hitler to Voldemort book cover

    Masculinity and Patriarchal Villainy in the British Novel

    From Hitler to Voldemort, 1st Edition

    By Sara Martín

    Masculinity and Patriarchal Villainy in the British Novel: From Hitler to Voldemort sits at the intersection of literary studies and masculinity studies, arguing that the villain, in many works of contemporary British fiction, is a patriarchal figure that embodies an excess of patriarchal power…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Signing the Body: Marks on Skin in Early Modern France book cover

    Signing the Body

    Marks on Skin in Early Modern France, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Dauge-Roth

    The first major scholarly investigation into the rich history of the marked body in the early modern period, this interdisciplinary study examines multiple forms, uses, and meanings of corporeal inscription and impression in France and the French Atlantic from the late sixteenth through early…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge

  • Castration, Impotence, and Emasculation in the Long Eighteenth Century book cover

    Castration, Impotence, and Emasculation in the Long Eighteenth Century

    1st Edition

    By Anne Leah Greenfield

    This essay collection examines one of the most fearsome, fascinating, and hotly-discussed topics of the long eighteenth century: masculinity compromised. During this timespan, there was hardly a literary or artistic genre that did not feature unmanning regularly and prominently: from harrowing…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature

  • Out of Reach: The Ideal Girl in American Girls’ Serial Literature book cover

    Out of Reach

    The Ideal Girl in American Girls’ Serial Literature, 1st Edition

    By Kate G. Harper

    Out of Reach: The Ideal Girl in American Girls’ Serial Literature traces the journey of the ideal girl through American girls’ series in the twentieth century. Who is the ideal girl? In what ways does the trope of the ideal girl rely on the exclusion and erasure of Othered girls? How does the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-08
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • The Feminist Architecture of Postmodern Anti-Tales: Space, Time, and Bodies book cover

    The Feminist Architecture of Postmodern Anti-Tales

    Space, Time, and Bodies, 1st Edition

    By Kendra Reynolds

    This monograph aims to counter the assumption that the anti-tale is a ‘subversive twin’ or dark side of the fairy tale coin, instead it argues that the anti-tale is a genre rich in complexity and radical potential that fundamentally challenges the damaging ideologies and socializing influence of…

    Hardback – 2019-10-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Shakespeare's Tempest and Capitalism: The Storm of History book cover

    Shakespeare's Tempest and Capitalism

    The Storm of History, 1st Edition

    By Helen C. Scott

    In this forceful study, Helen C. Scott situates The Tempest within Marxist analyses of the ‘primitive accumulation’ of capital, which she suggests help explain the play’s continued and particular resonance. The ‘storm’ of the title refers both to Shakespeare’s Tempest hurtling through time, and to…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • Jane Austen's Men: Rewriting Masculinity in the Romantic Era book cover

    Jane Austen's Men

    Rewriting Masculinity in the Romantic Era, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Ailwood

    This book illuminates Jane Austen’s exploration of masculinity through the courtship romance genre in the socially, politically and culturally turbulent Romantic era. Austen scrutinises, satirises, censures and ultimately rewrites dominant modes of masculinity through the courtship romance plot…

    Hardback – 2019-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Romanticism

  • Ecofeminism and the Indian Novel book cover

    Ecofeminism and the Indian Novel

    1st Edition

    By Sangita Patil

    Ecofeminism and the Indian Novel tests the theories of ecofeminism against the background of India’s often different perceptions of environmental problems, challenging the hegemony of Western culture in thinking about human problems. This book moves beyond a simple application of the concepts of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Bodies in Transition in the Health Humanities: Representations of Corporeality book cover

    Bodies in Transition in the Health Humanities

    Representations of Corporeality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa M Detora, Stephanie Mathilde Hilger

    In recent years, the transitioning body has become the subject of increasing scholarly, medical, and political interest. This interdisciplinary collection seeks to enable productive dialogue about bodily transformation and its many potential meanings and possibilities. Recent high-profile sex…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • Victorian Culture and the Origin of Disciplines book cover

    Victorian Culture and the Origin of Disciplines

    1st Edition

    By Bernard Lightman, Bennett Zon

    Current studies in disciplinarity range widely across philosophical and literary contexts, producing heated debate and entrenched divergences. Yet, despite their manifest significance for us today seldom have those studies engaged with the Victorian origins of modern disciplinarity.  Victorian…

    Hardback – 2019-06-24
    Routledge
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • The Dramatic Works of Catherine the Great: Theatre and Politics in Eighteenth-Century Russia book cover

    The Dramatic Works of Catherine the Great

    Theatre and Politics in Eighteenth-Century Russia, 1st Edition

    By Lurana Donnels O'Malley

    The first in-depth study of Catherine the Great's plays and opera libretti, this book provides analysis and critical interpretation of the dramatic works by this eighteenth-century Russian Empress. These works are shown to be remarkable for their diversity, frank satire, topical subject matter, and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Performance in the Long Eighteenth Century: Studies in Theatre, Music, Dance

  • Domestic Modernism, the Interwar Novel, and E.H. Young book cover

    Domestic Modernism, the Interwar Novel, and E.H. Young

    1st Edition

    By Chiara Briganti, Kathy Mezei

    Domestic Modernism, the Interwar Novel, and E. H. Young provides a valuable analytical model for reading a large body of modernist works by women, who have suffered not only from a lack of critical attention but from the assumption that experimental modernist techniques are the only expression of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

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