Women’s and Gender Studies: Literature & Gender Studies

  • 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

  • Life Writing and Victorian Culture book cover

    Life Writing and Victorian Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Amigoni

    In this collection of interdisciplinary essays, experts from Britain and the United States in the fields of nineteenth-century literature, and social and cultural history explore new directions in the field of Victorian life writing. Chapters examine a varied yet interrelated range of genres, from…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25
    Routledge
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • TransGothic in Literature and Culture book cover

    TransGothic in Literature and Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jolene Zigarovich

    This book contributes to an emerging field of study and provides new perspectives on the ways in which Gothic literature, visual media, and other cultural forms explicitly engage gender, sexuality, form, and genre. The collection is a forum in which the ideas of several well-respected critics…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Saving the World: Girlhood and Evangelicalism in Nineteenth-Century Literature book cover

    Saving the World

    Girlhood and Evangelicalism in Nineteenth-Century Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Allison Giffen, Robin L. Cadwallader

    This book makes a significant contribution to the burgeoning field of childhood studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture by drawing on the intersecting fields of girlhood, evangelicalism, and reform to investigate texts written in North America about girls, for girls, and by girls.…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • Profit and Pleasure: Sexual Identities in Late Capitalism book cover

    Profit and Pleasure

    Sexual Identities in Late Capitalism, 2nd Edition

    By Rosemary Hennessy

    Profit and Pleasure, Second Edition is a classic intervention into the relationship between capitalism and sexual identity. Rosemary Hennessy boldly reorients queer theory toward an up-close analysis of the structures of consumption, labor, and commodification, revealing how sexual identity—in the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-21
    Routledge

  • Autobiography and Questions of Gender book cover

    Autobiography and Questions of Gender

    1st Edition

    By Shirley Neuman

    Originally published in 1991. Addressing the ways in which the ideology of gender and its social construction determine autobiographical self-representations, the essays here consider several women’s works in the light of the social and historical conditions which enabled their production. Some…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

  • Femininity, Self-harm and Eating Disorders in Japan: Navigating contradiction in narrative and visual culture book cover

    Femininity, Self-harm and Eating Disorders in Japan

    Navigating contradiction in narrative and visual culture, 1st Edition

    By Gitte Marianne Hansen

    From the 1980s onwards, the incidence of eating disorders and self-harm has increased among Japanese women, who report receiving mixed messages about how to be women. Mirroring this, women’s self-directed violence has increasingly been thematised in diverse Japanese narrative and visual culture.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Genre and Void: Looking Back at Sartre and Beauvoir book cover

    Genre and Void

    Looking Back at Sartre and Beauvoir, 1st Edition

    By Max Deutscher

    This book was first published in 2003: Developing a reading of some of Beauvoir's and Sartre's most influential writings in philosophy, Max Deutscher explores contemporary philosophy in the light of the phenomenological tradition within which Being and Nothingness and The Second Sex occurred as…

    Hardback – 2017-06-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Being the Body of Christ: Towards a Twenty-First Century Homosexual Theology for the Anglican Church book cover

    Being the Body of Christ

    Towards a Twenty-First Century Homosexual Theology for the Anglican Church, 1st Edition

    By Chris Mounsey

    The book explores the preoccupation of key twentieth-century English writers with theology and sexuality and how the Anglican Church has responded and continues to respond to the issue of homosexuality. Analysing the work of Oscar Wilde, E. F. Benson, Edward Carpenter, Jeanette Winterson, and Alan…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28
    Routledge
    Gender, Theology and Spirituality

  • Writers and Social Thought in Africa book cover

    Writers and Social Thought in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wale Adebanwi

    Social theory and social theorizing about Africa has largely ignored African literature. However, because writers are some of the continent’s finest social thinkers, they have produced – and continue to produce – works which constitute potential sources for the analysis of social thought, and for…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

1Series in Literature & Gender Studies

Product Search