Women’s and Gender Studies: Literature & Gender Studies

  • A Princely Brave Woman: Essays on Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle book cover

    A Princely Brave Woman

    Essays on Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Clucas

    This title was first published in 2003. This collection of essays presents a variety of new approaches to the oeuvre of Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle, one of the most influential and controversial women writers of the seventeenth century. Reflecting the full range of Cavendish's output -…

    Paperback – 2019-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Feminist Architecture of Postmodern Anti-Tales: Space, Time, and Bodies book cover

    The Feminist Architecture of Postmodern Anti-Tales

    Space, Time, and Bodies, 1st Edition

    By Kendra Reynolds

    This monograph aims to counter the assumption that the anti-tale is a ‘subversive twin’ or dark side of the fairy tale coin, instead it argues that the anti-tale is a genre rich in complexity and radical potential that fundamentally challenges the damaging ideologies and socializing influence of…

    Hardback – 2019-10-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Chances Are: Contingency, Queer Theory and American Literature book cover

    Chances Are

    Contingency, Queer Theory and American Literature, 1st Edition

    By Valerie Rohy

    This innovative work makes use of psychoanalytic, queer, and narrative theories to read nineteenth and twentieth-century American literature and demonstrate how the concept of contingency—whether chance, accident, luck, or mutation—enriches our understanding of how queer sexualities are articulated…

    Paperback – 2019-10-23
    Routledge

  • Preaching the Blues: Black Feminist Performance in Lynching Plays book cover

    Preaching the Blues

    Black Feminist Performance in Lynching Plays, 1st Edition

    By Maisha S. Akbar

    Preaching the Blues: Black Feminist Performance in Lynching Plays examines several lynching plays to foreground black women’s performances as non-normative subjects who challenge white supremacist ideology. Maisha S. Akbar re-maps the study of lynching drama by examining plays that are contingent…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • Gender and Identity Formation in Contemporary Mexican Literature book cover

    Gender and Identity Formation in Contemporary Mexican Literature

    1st Edition

    By Marina Perez de Mendiola

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge
    Latin American Studies

  • Shakespeare's Tempest and Capitalism: The Storm of History book cover

    Shakespeare's Tempest and Capitalism

    The Storm of History, 1st Edition

    By Helen C. Scott

    In this forceful study, Helen C. Scott situates The Tempest within Marxist analyses of the ‘primitive accumulation’ of capital, which she suggests help explain the play’s continued and particular resonance. The ‘storm’ of the title refers both to Shakespeare’s Tempest hurtling through time, and to…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • Jane Austen and the Reformation: Remembering the Sacred Landscape book cover

    Jane Austen and the Reformation

    Remembering the Sacred Landscape, 1st Edition

    By Roger Emerson Moore

    Jane Austen's England was littered with remnants of medieval religion. From her schooling in the gatehouse of Reading Abbey to her visits to cousins at Stoneleigh Abbey, Austen faced constant reminders of the wrenching religious upheaval that reordered the English landscape just 250 years before…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Sex, Gender and Disability in Nepal: Marginalized Narratives and Policy Reform book cover

    Sex, Gender and Disability in Nepal

    Marginalized Narratives and Policy Reform, 1st Edition

    By Tulasi Acharya

    This book explores the sex lives of women with disabilities in Nepal, showing that many women suffer more than men despite prevailing disability policies that emphasize nondiscrimination against people with disabilities. It also argues that far from general perceptions of women as asexual,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

  • Jane Austen's Men: Rewriting Masculinity in the Romantic Era book cover

    Jane Austen's Men

    Rewriting Masculinity in the Romantic Era, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Ailwood

    This book illuminates Jane Austen’s exploration of masculinity through the courtship romance genre in the socially, politically and culturally turbulent Romantic era. Austen scrutinises, satirises, censures and ultimately rewrites dominant modes of masculinity through the courtship romance plot…

    Hardback – 2019-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Romanticism

  • Olive Schreiner and African Modernism: Allegory, Empire and Postcolonial Writing book cover

    Olive Schreiner and African Modernism

    Allegory, Empire and Postcolonial Writing, 1st Edition

    By Jade Munslow Ong

    This book works across established categories of modernism and postcolonialism in order to radically revise the periods, places, and topics traditionally associated with anti-colonialism and aesthetic experimentation in African literature. The book is the first account of Olive Schreiner as a…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • Ecofeminism and the Indian Novel book cover

    Ecofeminism and the Indian Novel

    1st Edition

    By Sangita Patil

    Ecofeminism and the Indian Novel tests the theories of ecofeminism against the background of India’s often different perceptions of environmental problems, challenging the hegemony of Western culture in thinking about human problems. This book moves beyond a simple application of the concepts of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Italian Children’s Literature and National Identity: Childhood, Melancholy, Modernity book cover

    Italian Children’s Literature and National Identity

    Childhood, Melancholy, Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Maria Truglio

    This book bridges the fields of Children’s Literature and Italian Studies by examining how turn-of-the-century children’s books forged a unified national identity for the new Italian State. Through contextualized close readings of a wide range of texts, Truglio shows how the 19th-century concept of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge

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