Women’s and Gender Studies: Literature & Gender Studies

  • The Intersections of Whiteness book cover

    The Intersections of Whiteness

    1st Edition

    Edited by Evangelia Kindinger, Mark Schmitt

    Trumpism and the racially implied Islamophobia of the "travel ban"; Brexit and the yearning for Britain’s past imperial grandeur; Black Lives Matter; the public backlash against Merkel’s refugee policies in Germany. These seemingly national responses to the changing demographics in a multitude of…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • 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 – 2019-01-17
    Routledge Auto/Biography Studies

  • Angela Carter and Surrealism: 'A Feminist Libertarian Aesthetic' book cover

    Angela Carter and Surrealism

    'A Feminist Libertarian Aesthetic', 1st Edition

    By Anna Watz

    In 1972, Angela Carter translated Xavière Gauthier’s ground-breaking feminist critique of the surrealist movement, Surréalisme et sexualité (1971). Although the translation was never published, the project at once confirmed and consolidated Carter’s previous interest in surrealism, representation,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Angela Carter: Surrealist, Psychologist, Moral Pornographer book cover

    Angela Carter: Surrealist, Psychologist, Moral Pornographer

    1st Edition

    By Scott Dimovitz

    Contributing to the conversation regarding Angela Carter's problematic relationship with what she viewed as the interrelated traditions of surrealism and psychoanalysis, Scott Dimovitz explores the intricate connections between Carter's private life and her public writing. He begins with Carter's…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17

  • Bess of Hardwick’s Letters: Language, Materiality, and Early Modern Epistolary Culture book cover

    Bess of Hardwick’s Letters

    Language, Materiality, and Early Modern Epistolary Culture, 1st Edition

    By Alison Wiggins

    Bess of Hardwick's Letters is the first book-length study of the c. 250 letters to and from the remarkable Elizabethan dynast, matriarch and builder of houses Bess of Hardwick (c. 1527–1608). By surveying the complete correspondence, author Alison Wiggins uncovers the wide range of uses to which…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Material Readings in Early Modern Culture

  • British Boarding Houses in Interwar Women's Literature: Alternative domestic spaces book cover

    British Boarding Houses in Interwar Women's Literature

    Alternative domestic spaces, 1st Edition

    By Terri Mullholland

    Embraced for the dramatic opportunities afforded by a house full of strangers, the British boarding house emerged as a setting for novels published during the interwar period by a diverse range of women writers from Stella Gibbons to Virginia Woolf. To use the single room in the boarding house or…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17

  • Charlotte Brontë from the Beginnings: New Essays from the Juvenilia to the Major Works book cover

    Charlotte Brontë from the Beginnings

    New Essays from the Juvenilia to the Major Works, 1st Edition

    Edited by Judith E. Pike, Lucy Morrison

    Composed of serialized works, poems, short tales, and novellas, Charlotte Brontë's juvenilia merit serious scholarly attention as revelatory works in and of themselves as well as for what they tell us about the development of Brontë as a writer. This timely collection attends to both critical…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • Charlotte Riddell's City Novels and Victorian Business: Narrating Capitalism book cover

    Charlotte Riddell's City Novels and Victorian Business

    Narrating Capitalism, 1st Edition

    By Silvana Colella

    In spite of the popularity she enjoyed during her lifetime, Charlotte Riddell (1832-1906) has received little attention from scholars. Silvana Colella makes a strong case for the relevance of Riddell's novels as narrative experiments that shed new light on the troubled experience of Victorian…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17

  • Women and Nature?: Beyond Dualism in Gender, Body, and Environment book cover

    Women and Nature?

    Beyond Dualism in Gender, Body, and Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Douglas A. Vakoch, Sam Mickey

    Women and Nature? Beyond Dualism in Gender, Body, and Environment provides a historical context for understanding the contested relationships between women and nature, and it articulates strategies for moving beyond the dualistic theories and practices that often frame those relationships. In 1974,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Didactic Novels and British Women's Writing, 1790-1820 book cover

    Didactic Novels and British Women's Writing, 1790-1820

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hilary Havens

    Tracing the rise of conduct literature and the didactic novel over the course of the eighteenth century, this book explores how British women used the didactic novel genre to engage in political debate during and immediately after the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars. Although didactic…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17

  • Excursions into Modernism: Women Writers, Travel, and the Body book cover

    Excursions into Modernism

    Women Writers, Travel, and the Body, 1st Edition

    By Joyce Kelley

    Positioned at a crossroads between feminist geographies and modernist studies, Excursions into Modernism considers transnational modernist fiction in tandem with more rarely explored travel narratives by women of the period who felt increasingly free to journey abroad and redefine themselves…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17

  • Harriet Martineau and the Birth of Disciplines: Nineteenth-century intellectual powerhouse book cover

    Harriet Martineau and the Birth of Disciplines

    Nineteenth-century intellectual powerhouse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Valerie Sanders, Gaby Weiner

    One of the foremost writers of her time, Harriet Martineau established her reputation by writing a hugely successful series of fictional tales on political economy whose wide readership included the young Queen Victoria. She went on to write fiction and nonfiction; books, articles and pamphlets;…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17

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