Women’s and Gender Studies: Literature & Gender Studies

  • Rethinking the Victim: Gender and Violence in Contemporary Australian Women's Writing book cover

    Rethinking the Victim

    Gender and Violence in Contemporary Australian Women's Writing, 1st Edition

    By Anne Brewster, Sue Kossew

    This book is the first to examine gender and violence in Australian literature. It argues that literary texts by Australian women writers offer unique ways of understanding the social problem of gendered violence, bringing this often private and suppressed issue into the public sphere. It draws on…

    Hardback – 2019-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Altered Consciousness in the Twentieth Century book cover

    Altered Consciousness in the Twentieth Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jake Poller

    The twentieth century saw an unprecedented spike in the study of altered states of consciousness. New ASCs, such as those associated with LSD and psilocybin mushrooms, were cultivated and studied, while older ASCs were given new classifications: out-of-body experiences, near-death experiences,…

    Hardback – 2019-02-25
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    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • A Century of Encounters: Writing the Other in Arab North Africa book cover

    A Century of Encounters

    Writing the Other in Arab North Africa, 1st Edition

    By Tanja Stampfl

    A Century of Encounters analyzes Arab, American, and European literary depictions of self and other as they interact with each other in Arab North Africa throughout the twentieth century and introduces the trope of the encounter as a lens through which to read contemporary world literature…

    Hardback – 2019-02-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Lucas Malet, Dissident Pilgrim: Critical Essays book cover

    Lucas Malet, Dissident Pilgrim

    Critical Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Ford, Alexandra Gray

    Popular novelist, female aesthete, Victorian radical and proto-modernist, Lucas Malet (Mary St. Leger  Harrison, 1852-1931) was one of the most successful writers of her day, yet few of her remarkable novels remain in print. Malet was a daughter of the ‘broad church’ priest and well-known Victorian…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
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    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • Cultural Production and the Politics of Women’s Work in American Literature and Film book cover

    Cultural Production and the Politics of Women’s Work in American Literature and Film

    1st Edition

    By Polina Kroik

    Cultural Production and the Politics of Women’s Work in American Literature and Film emphasizes the interrelation among women’s workplace roles, modes of authorship, and processes of subject-formation, pointing to some of the reasons for the persistence of limiting gender roles and occupational…

    Hardback – 2019-01-29
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    Interdisciplinary Research in Gender

  • Revival: Genre and Void (2003): Looking Back at Sartre and Beauvoir book cover

    Revival: Genre and Void (2003)

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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
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    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
    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
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge

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