Women’s and Gender Studies: Literature & Gender Studies

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • Male-to-Female Crossdressing in Early Modern English Literature: Gender, Performance, and Queer Relations book cover

    Male-to-Female Crossdressing in Early Modern English Literature

    Gender, Performance, and Queer Relations, 1st Edition

    By Simone Chess

    This volume examines and theorizes the oft-ignored phenomenon of male-to-female (MTF) crossdressing in early modern drama, prose, and poetry, inviting MTF crossdressing episodes to take a fuller place alongside instances of female-to-male crossdressing and boy actors’ crossdressing, which have long…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Moral Cupidity and Lettres de cachet in Diderot’s Writing book cover

    Moral Cupidity and Lettres de cachet in Diderot’s Writing

    1st Edition

    By Jennifer Vanderheyden

    This volume explores the influence of the lettre de cachet on both Diderot’s personal life and his works, beginning with an examination of Diderot’s experience as recipient of two such arrest warrants, followed by an analysis of his references to these warrants in three of his fictional works, Le…

    Hardback – 2019-01-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature

  • The Experience of Domestic Service for Women in Early Modern London book cover

    The Experience of Domestic Service for Women in Early Modern London

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paula Humfrey

    The late seventeenth- and early eighteenth-century texts presented here describe female servants' experiences of work in early modern London. Domestics' court depositions offer qualitative evidence that female servants were an important support of emergent capitalism in the early modern metropolis.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    The Early Modern Englishwoman, 1500-1750: Contemporary Editions

  • The Politics of Gender in Anthony Trollope's Novels: New Readings for the Twenty-First Century book cover

    The Politics of Gender in Anthony Trollope's Novels

    New Readings for the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Denenholz Morse

    Edited by Margaret Markwick

    Bringing together established critics and exciting new voices, The Politics of Gender in Anthony Trollope's Novels offers original readings of Trollope that recognize and repay his importance as source material for scholars working in diverse fields of literary and cultural studies. As the editors…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • Avid Ears: Medieval Gossips, Sound and the Art of Listening book cover

    Avid Ears

    Medieval Gossips, Sound and the Art of Listening, 1st Edition

    By Christine M Neufeld

    Arguing that women’s "silencing" is in part the result of women’s voices being treated as the white noise of history, Avid Ears: Medieval Gossips, Sound, and the Art of Listening explores the historical representation of female voices as actual acoustic phenomena. The volume focuses on English…

    Hardback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Medieval Literature and Culture

  • Ngugi wa Thiong’o, Gender, and the Ethics of Postcolonial Reading book cover

    Ngugi wa Thiong’o, Gender, and the Ethics of Postcolonial Reading

    1st Edition

    By Brendon Nicholls

    This is the first comprehensive book-length study of gender politics in Ngugi wa Thiong'o's fiction. Brendon Nicholls argues that mechanisms of gender subordination are strategically crucial to Ngugi's ideological project from his first novel to his most recent one. Nicholls describes the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

  • Writing Intimacy into Feminist Geography book cover

    Writing Intimacy into Feminist Geography

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pamela Moss, Courtney Donovan

    Intimacy, expressed through the feelings and sensations of the researcher, is bound up in the work of a feminist geographer. Tapping into this intimacy and including it in academic writing facilitates a grasping of the effects of power in particular places and initiates a discussion about how to…

    Paperback – 2018-12-14
    Routledge

1Series in Literature & Gender Studies

Product Search