Women’s and Gender Studies: Literature & Gender Studies

  • 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

  • Walsingham in Literature and Culture from the Middle Ages to Modernity book cover

    Walsingham in Literature and Culture from the Middle Ages to Modernity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dominic Janes, Gary Waller

    Walsingham was medieval England's most important shrine to the Virgin Mary and a popular pilgrimage site. Following its modern revival it is also well known today. For nearly a thousand years, it has been the subject of, or referred to in, music, poetry and novels (by for instance Langland, Erasmus…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Art and the Transitional Object in Vernon Lee's Supernatural Tales book cover

    Art and the Transitional Object in Vernon Lee's Supernatural Tales

    1st Edition

    By Patricia Pulham

    In her persuasively argued study, Patricia Pulham astutely combines psychoanalytic theory with socio-historical criticism to examine a selection of fantastic tales by the female aesthete and intellectual Vernon Lee (Violet Paget, 1856-1935). Lee's own definition of the supernatural in the preface…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • 'A womans answer is neuer to seke': Early Modern Jestbooks, 1526–1635: Essential Works for the Study of Early Modern Women: Series III, Part Two, Volume 8 book cover

    'A womans answer is neuer to seke': Early Modern Jestbooks, 1526–1635

    Essential Works for the Study of Early Modern Women: Series III, Part Two, Volume 8, 1st Edition

    By Ian Munro

    By turns witty and inane, crude and learned, scurrilous and moralistic, jestbooks offer an important and often overlooked viewpoint on the lives of women in early modern England. This volume reproduces seven jestbooks with connections to early modern Englishwomen as well as showing something of the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    The Early Modern Englishwoman: A Facsimile Library of Essential Works Series III, Part Two

  • Women, Reading, and the Cultural Politics of Early Modern England book cover

    Women, Reading, and the Cultural Politics of Early Modern England

    1st Edition

    By Edith Snook

    A study of the representation of reading in early modern Englishwomen's writing, this book exists at the intersection of textual criticism and cultural history. It looks at depictions of reading in women's printed devotional works, maternal advice books, poetry, and fiction, as well as manuscripts,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • Elizabethan Triumphal Processions book cover

    Elizabethan Triumphal Processions

    1st Edition

    By William Leahy

    Until now, scholarly analysis of Elizabethan processions has always regarded them as having been successful in their function as propaganda, and has always found them to have effectively 'won over' the common people - that group of the population at whom they were chiefly aimed. Both her Royal…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Butler Matters: Judith Butler's Impact on Feminist and Queer Studies book cover

    Butler Matters

    Judith Butler's Impact on Feminist and Queer Studies, 1st Edition

    By Warren J. Blumenfeld

    Edited by Margaret Sönser Breen

    Since the 1990 publication of Gender Trouble, Judith Butler has had a profound influence on how we understand gender and sexuality, corporeal politics, and political action both within and outside the academy. This collection, which considers not only Gender Trouble but also Bodies That Matter,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Literary Secretaries/Secretarial Culture book cover

    Literary Secretaries/Secretarial Culture

    1st Edition

    By Leah Price

    Edited by Pamela Thurschwell

    Secretaries are the hidden technicians of much literary (and non-literary) writing; they also figure startlingly often as characters in modern literature, film, and even literary criticism. Literary Secretaries/Secretarial Culture brings together secretaries' role in the production (and, more…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Gender and Voice in the French Novel, 1730–1782 book cover

    Gender and Voice in the French Novel, 1730–1782

    1st Edition

    By Aurora Wolfgang

    Analyzing four best-selling novels - by both women and men - written in the feminine voice, this book traces how the creation of women-centered salons and the emergence of a feminine poetic style engendered a new type of literature in eighteenth-century France. The author argues that writing in a…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Sarah Fyge Egerton: Printed Writings, 1641–1700: Series II, Part Four, Volume 2 book cover

    Sarah Fyge Egerton

    Printed Writings, 1641–1700: Series II, Part Four, Volume 2, 1st Edition

    By Robert C. Evans

    Sarah Fyge Egerton (1668-1723) is an intriguing poet who wrote a great deal of poetry during a period when women poets were relatively rare. Her career also began at an astonishingly early age: she was barely fourteen years old when one of her poems was first printed in London. Throughout much of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    The Early Modern Englishwoman: A Facsimile Library of Essential Works & Printed Writings, 1641-1700: Series II, Part Four

  • Adapting King Lear for the Stage book cover

    Adapting King Lear for the Stage

    1st Edition

    By Lynne Bradley

    Questioning whether the impulse to adapt Shakespeare has changed over time, Lynne Bradley argues for restoring a sense of historicity to the study of adaptation. Bradley compares Nahum Tate's History of King Lear (1681), adaptations by David Garrick in the mid-eighteenth century, and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Marrying Jesus in Medieval and Early Modern Northern Europe: Popular Culture and Religious Reform book cover

    Marrying Jesus in Medieval and Early Modern Northern Europe

    Popular Culture and Religious Reform, 1st Edition

    By Rabia Gregory

    The first full-length study of the notion of marriage to Jesus in late medieval and early modern popular culture, this book treats the transmission and transformation of ideas about this concept as a case study in the formation of religious belief and popular culture. Marrying Jesus in Medieval and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

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