Women’s and Gender Studies: Literature & Gender Studies

  • Oroonoko: Adaptations and Offshoots book cover

    Oroonoko

    Adaptations and Offshoots, 1st Edition

    By Susan B. Iwanisziw

    With the aim of examining the postcolonial applications of Aphra Behn's re-entry into the literary canon, the editor presents this edition as a collection representing the nexus of very specific articulations of literary, cultural, and political tropes produced by various writers and adapters from…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge

  • Private Sphere to World Stage from Austen to Eliot book cover

    Private Sphere to World Stage from Austen to Eliot

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Sabiston

    Emily Dickinson's poem, 'This is my letter to the World/ That never wrote to Me --', opens the Introduction, which focuses on the near-anonymity of nineteenth-century women novelists. Close readings of works by five British novelists Jane Austen, Charlotte and Emily Brontë, Elizabeth Gaskell, and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare’s Suicides: Dead Bodies That Matter book cover

    Shakespeare’s Suicides

    Dead Bodies That Matter, 1st Edition

    By Marlena Tronicke

    Shakespeare’s Suicides: Dead Bodies That Matter is the first study in Shakespeare criticism to examine the entirety of Shakespeare’s dramatic suicides. It addresses all plays featuring suicides and near-suicides in chronological order from Titus Andronicus to Antony and Cleopatra, thus establishing…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • Modernism After the Death of God: Christianity, Fragmentation, and Unification book cover

    Modernism After the Death of God

    Christianity, Fragmentation, and Unification, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Kern

    Modernism After the Death of God explores the work of seven influential modernists. Friedrich Nietzsche, James Joyce, D. H. Lawrence, André Gide, and Martin Heidegger criticized the destructive impact that they believed Christian sexual morality had had or threatened to have on their love life.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-24
    Routledge

  • Witchcraft, Exorcism and the Politics of Possession in a Seventeenth-Century Convent: 'How Sister Ursula was once Bewiched and Sister Margaret Twice' book cover

    Witchcraft, Exorcism and the Politics of Possession in a Seventeenth-Century Convent

    'How Sister Ursula was once Bewiched and Sister Margaret Twice', 1st Edition

    By Nicky Hallett

    Presenting a remarkable set of previously unpublished papers, this book concerns the bewitchment, possession and exorcism of two seventeenth-century nuns living in exile in an English convent in the Spanish Netherlands. The two women left behind an extensive set of personal writing that reveals…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge

  • Narrating Postcolonial Arab Nations: Egypt, Algeria, Lebanon, Palestine book cover

    Narrating Postcolonial Arab Nations

    Egypt, Algeria, Lebanon, Palestine, 1st Edition

    By Lindsey Moore

    Narrating Postcolonial Arab Nations significantly enhances the interface between postcolonial literary studies and the hitherto under-studied Arab world. Lindsey Moore brings together canonical and less familiar Arab novels and memoirs from the last half century to consider colonial continuities…

    Hardback – 2017-11-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • George Eliot and Schiller: Intertextuality and Cross-Cultural Discourse book cover

    George Eliot and Schiller

    Intertextuality and Cross-Cultural Discourse, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Guth

    This title was first published in 2003. Though Friedrich Schiller enjoyed prominent literary standing and great popularity in nineteenth century literary England, his influence has been largely neglected in recent scholarship on the period. With George Eliot and Schiller: Intertextuality and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Pre-Raphaelite Masculinities: Constructions of Masculinity in Art and Literature book cover

    Pre-Raphaelite Masculinities

    Constructions of Masculinity in Art and Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amelia Yeates, Serena Trowbridge

    Drawing on recent theoretical developments in gender and men’s studies, Pre-Raphaelite Masculinities shows how the ideas and models of masculinity were constructed in the work of artists and writers associated with the Pre-Raphaelite movement. Paying particular attention to the representation of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • Zoë Wicomb & the Translocal: Writing Scotland & South Africa book cover

    Zoë Wicomb & the Translocal

    Writing Scotland & South Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kai Easton, Derek Attridge

    This is the first book on the fiction of Zoë Wicomb, a writer long at the forefront of the South African canon and whose international stature was firmly secured with the award of an inaugural Windham Campbell prize at Yale in 2013. It brings together interdisciplinary essays from the UK, USA,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Reading and Writing Italian Homosexuality: A Case of Possible Difference book cover

    Reading and Writing Italian Homosexuality

    A Case of Possible Difference, 1st Edition

    By Derek Duncan

    Derek Duncan's timely study is the first book in English to examine constructions of male homosexuality in Italian literature. In admirably clear and elegant prose, Duncan analyzes texts ranging from the 1890s through the 1990s. He brings canonical authors like D'Annunzio and Pasolini together with…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge

  • Romance for Sale in Early Modern England: The Rise of Prose Fiction book cover

    Romance for Sale in Early Modern England

    The Rise of Prose Fiction, 1st Edition

    By Steve Mentz

    The major claim made by this study is that early modern English prose fiction self-consciously invented a new form of literary culture in which professional writers created books to be printed and sold to anonymous readers. It further claims that this period's narrative innovations emerged not…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge

  • Writing the Mind: Representing Consciousness from Proust to the Present book cover

    Writing the Mind

    Representing Consciousness from Proust to the Present, 1st Edition

    By Simon Kemp

    "My thought is me: that is why I cannot stop. I exist because I think… and I can’t stop myself from thinking." – Jean-Paul Sartre, Nausea Writing the Mind: Representing Consciousness from Proust to Darrieussecq explores the works of seven ground-breaking thinkers and novelists of recent history to…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06
    Routledge

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