Women’s and Gender Studies: Literature & Gender Studies

  • The Routledge Research Companion to the Works of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz book cover

    The Routledge Research Companion to the Works of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz

    1st Edition

    Edited by Emilie L. Bergmann, Stacey Schlau

    Called by her contemporaries the "Tenth Muse," Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1648–1695) has continued to stir both popular and scholarly imaginations.  While generations of Mexican schoolchildren have memorized her satirical verses, only since the 1970s has her writing received consistent…

    Hardback – 2017-05-09
    Routledge

  • Performing Emotions: Gender, Bodies, Spaces, in Chekhov's Drama and Stanislavski's Theatre book cover

    Performing Emotions

    Gender, Bodies, Spaces, in Chekhov's Drama and Stanislavski's Theatre, 1st Edition

    By Peta Tait

    In Performing Emotions, Peta Tait's central argument is that performing emotions in realism is also performing gender identity. Emotions are phenomena that are performable by bodies, which have cultural identities. In turn, these create cultural spaces of emotions. This study integrates scholarship…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30
    Routledge

  • Country House Discourse in Early Modern England: A Cultural Study of Landscape and Legitimacy book cover

    Country House Discourse in Early Modern England

    A Cultural Study of Landscape and Legitimacy, 1st Edition

    By Kari Boyd McBride

    In this study, Kari Boyd McBride defines 'country house discourse' as a network of fictions that articulated and mediated early modern concerns about the right use of land and the social relationships that land engendered. McBride provides new perspectives on the roles of the discourse she…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30
    Routledge

  • Women's Literary Collaboration, Queerness, and Late-Victorian Culture book cover

    Women's Literary Collaboration, Queerness, and Late-Victorian Culture

    1st Edition

    By Jill R. Ehnenn

    The first full-length study to focus exclusively on nineteenth-century British women while examining queer authorship and culture, Jill R. Ehnenn's book is a timely interrogation into the different histories and functions of women's literary partnerships. For Vernon Lee (Violet Paget) and 'Kit'…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • Printing and Parenting in Early Modern England book cover

    Printing and Parenting in Early Modern England

    1st Edition

    Edited by Douglas A. Brooks

    The relation between procreation and authorship, between reproduction and publication, has a long history - indeed, that relationship may well be the very foundation of history itself. The essays in this volume bring into focus a remarkably important and complex phase of this long history. In this…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • Death and the Early Modern Englishwoman book cover

    Death and the Early Modern Englishwoman

    1st Edition

    By Lucinda M. Becker

    This study explores the female experience of death in early modern England. By tracing attitudes towards gender through the occasion of death, it advances our understanding of the construction of femininity in the period. Becker illustrates how dying could be a positive event for a woman, and for…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Women, Philosophy and Literature book cover

    Women, Philosophy and Literature

    1st Edition

    By Jane Duran

    New work on women thinkers often makes the point that philosophical conceptual thought is where we find it, examples such as Simone de Beauvoir and the nineteenth century Black American writer Anna Julia Cooper assure us that there is ample room for the development of philosophy in literary works…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • On Sibling Love, Queer Attachment and American Writing book cover

    On Sibling Love, Queer Attachment and American Writing

    1st Edition

    By Denis Flannery

    Sibling bonds, both literal and figurative, have had a crucial role in American writings of queer desire and identity. In nuanced and original readings, Denis Flannery demonstrates the centrality of fraternal and sororal love to queer strands of nineteenth- and twentieth-century texts from the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Women, Space and Utopia 1600–1800 book cover

    Women, Space and Utopia 1600–1800

    1st Edition

    By Nicole Pohl

    The first full length study of women's utopian spatial imagination in the seventeenth and eigtheenth centuries, this book explores the sophisticated correlation between identity and social space. The investigation is mainly driven by conceptual questions and thus seeks to link theoretical debates…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • Caribbean Women Writers and Globalization: Fictions of Independence book cover

    Caribbean Women Writers and Globalization

    Fictions of Independence, 1st Edition

    By Helen C. Scott

    Caribbean Women Writers and Globalization offers a fresh reading of contemporary literature by Caribbean women in the context of global and local economic forces, providing a valuable corrective to much Caribbean feminist literary criticism. Departing from the trend towards thematic diasporic…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Representing Berlin: Sexuality and the City in Imperial and Weimar Germany book cover

    Representing Berlin

    Sexuality and the City in Imperial and Weimar Germany, 1st Edition

    By Dorothy Rowe

    Berlin, city of Bertolt Brecht, Marlene Dietrich, cabaret and German Expressionism, a city identified with a female sexuality - at first alluring but then dangerous. In this fascinating study, Dorothy Rowe turns our attention to Berlin as a sexual landscape. She investigates the processes by which…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Women, Portraiture and the Crisis of Identity in Victorian England: My Lady Scandalous Reconsidered book cover

    Women, Portraiture and the Crisis of Identity in Victorian England

    My Lady Scandalous Reconsidered, 1st Edition

    By Colleen Denney

    Exploring the concept of portrait as memoir, Women, Portraiture and the Crisis of Identity in Victorian England: My Lady Scandalous Reconsidered examines the images and lives of four prominent Victorian women who steered their way through scandal to forge unique identities. The volume shows the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

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