• Beards and Masculinity in American Literature book cover

    Beards and Masculinity in American Literature

    By Peter Ferry

    Beards and Masculinity in American Literature presents the social, historical, gender, and political power of facial hair in the representation of masculinities in American prose and poetry. Employing cutting-edge theories from the fields of Gender Studies, Masculinity Studies, and Queer Studies,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-15 
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    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Routledge Handbook of Queer Development Studies book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Queer Development Studies

    Edited by Corinne Mason

    Around the world lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex and queer individuals are subjected to violence and intimidation based on their real or perceived sexuality, gender identity or expression. With those most at risk of human rights violations often living in areas of low economic development,…

    Hardback – 2018-02-08 
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    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Rethinking Difference in Gender, Sexuality, and Popular Music: Theory and Politics of Ambiguity book cover

    Rethinking Difference in Gender, Sexuality, and Popular Music

    Theory and Politics of Ambiguity

    Edited by Gavin S. K. Lee

    In studies of gender and sexuality in popular music, the concept of difference is often a crucial analytic used to detect social agency; however, the alternative analytic of ambiguity has never been systematically examined. While difference from heterosexual norms is taken to be the multivalent…

    Hardback – 2018-02-05 
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    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Shame and Modern Writing book cover

    Shame and Modern Writing

    Edited by Barry Sheils, Julie Walsh

    Shame and Modern Writing seeks to uncover the presence of shame in and across a vast array of modern writing modalities. This interdisciplinary volume includes essays from distinguished and emergent scholars in the Humanities and Social Sciences, and shorter practice-based reflections from poets…

    Hardback – 2018-01-29 
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    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Queering Femininity: Sexuality, Feminism and the Politics of Presentation book cover

    Queering Femininity

    Sexuality, Feminism and the Politics of Presentation

    By Hannah McCann

    Queering Femininity focuses on femininity as a style of gender presentation and asks how (and whether) it can be refigured as a creative and queer style of the body. Drawing on a range of feminist texts and interviews with self-identifying queer femmes from the LGBTQ community, Hannah McCann argues…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24
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    Feminism and Female Sexuality

  • Branding Oscar Wilde book cover

    Branding Oscar Wilde

    By Michael Patrick Gillespie

    Branding Oscar Wilde traces the development and perception of Wilde’s public persona and examines the impact of interpretations of his writing. Through calculated behavior, provocative language, and arresting dress, Wilde self-consciously created a brand initially recognized by family and friends,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • Queer Sinophone Cultures book cover

    Queer Sinophone Cultures

    Edited by Howard Chiang, Ari Larissa Heinrich

    The Sinophone framework emphasises the diversity of Chinese-speaking communities and cultures, and seeks to move beyond a binary model of China and the West. Indeed, this strikingly resembles attempts within the queer studies movement to challenge the dimorphisms of sex and gender. Bringing…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • TransGothic in Literature and Culture book cover

    TransGothic in Literature and Culture

    Edited by Jolene Zigarovich

    This book contributes to an emerging field of study and provides new perspectives on the ways in which Gothic literature, visual media, and other cultural forms explicitly engage gender, sexuality, form, and genre. The collection is a forum in which the ideas of several well-respected critics…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21
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    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Profit and Pleasure: Sexual Identities in Late Capitalism book cover

    Profit and Pleasure

    Sexual Identities in Late Capitalism, 2nd Edition

    By Rosemary Hennessy

    Profit and Pleasure, Second Edition is a classic intervention into the relationship between capitalism and sexual identity. Rosemary Hennessy boldly reorients queer theory toward an up-close analysis of the structures of consumption, labor, and commodification, revealing how sexual identity—in the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-21
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare and the Future of Theory book cover

    Shakespeare and the Future of Theory

    Edited by François-Xavier Gleyzon, Johann Gregory

    Shakespeare and the Future of Theory convenes internationally renowned Shakespeare scholars, and scholars of the Early Modern period, and presents, discusses, and evaluates the most recent research and information concerning the future of theory in relation to Shakespeare’s corpus. Original in its…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Genealogies and Conceptual Belonging: Zones of Interference between Gender and Diversity book cover

    Genealogies and Conceptual Belonging

    Zones of Interference between Gender and Diversity

    By Eike Marten

    Taking recent German debates of diversity terminology as a case example for scrutinizing enactments of genealogy that assume a linear image of progressive generation, this book engages with performative effects of genealogical stories in academic texts that negotiate conceptual belonging. While…

    Hardback – 2017-02-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • A Reader's Guide to Contemporary Literary Theory book cover

    A Reader's Guide to Contemporary Literary Theory

    6th Edition

    By Raman Selden, Peter Widdowson, Peter Brooker

    A Reader’s Guide to Contemporary Literary Theory is a classic introduction to the complex yet crucial area of literary theory. This book is known for its clear, accessible style and its thorough, logical approach, guiding the reader through the essentials of literary theory. It includes two new…

    Paperback – 2016-12-08
    Routledge

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