• Queer Theory and Translation Studies: Language, Politics, Desire book cover

    Queer Theory and Translation Studies

    Language, Politics, Desire, 1st Edition

    By Brian James Baer

    This ground-breaking book explores the relevance of queer theory to Translation Studies and of translation to Queer Studies. Beginning with a comprehensive overview of the origins and evolution of queer theory, this volume places Queer Theory and Translation Studies in a productive and mutually…

    Paperback – 2020-07-20 
    Routledge
    New Perspectives in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Queer China: Lesbian and Gay Literature and Visual Culture under Postsocialism book cover

    Queer China

    Lesbian and Gay Literature and Visual Culture under Postsocialism, 1st Edition

    By Hongwei Bao

    This book analyses queer cultural production in contemporary China to map the broad social transformations in gender, sexuality and desire. It examines queer literature and visual cultures in China’s post-Mao and postsocialist era to show how these diverse cultural forms and practices not only…

    Paperback – 2020-05-27 
    Routledge India
    Literary Cultures of the Global South

  • Sexuality and Memory in Early Modern England: Literature and the Erotics of Recollection book cover

    Sexuality and Memory in Early Modern England

    Literature and the Erotics of Recollection, 1st Edition

    Edited by John S. Garrison, Kyle Pivetti

    This volume brings together two vibrant areas of Renaissance studies today: memory and sexuality. The contributors show that not only Shakespeare but also a broad range of his contemporaries were deeply interested in how memory and sexuality interact. Are erotic experiences heightened or deflated…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Queer Victorian Families: Curious Relations in Literature book cover

    Queer Victorian Families

    Curious Relations in Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Duc Dau, Shale Preston

    The Victorians elevated the home and heteronormative family life to an almost secular religion. Yet alongside the middle-class domestic ideal were other families, many of which existed in the literature of the time. Queer Victorian Families: Curious Relations in Literature is chiefly concerned with…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Economies of Desire at the Victorian Fin de Si�e: Libidinal Lives book cover

    Economies of Desire at the Victorian Fin de Si�e

    Libidinal Lives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Ford, Kim Edwards Keates, Patricia Pulham

    This volume marks the first sustained study to interrogate how and why issues of sexuality, desire, and economic processes intersect in the literature and culture of the Victorian fin de siècle. At the end of the nineteenth-century, the move towards new models of economic thought marked the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Branding Oscar Wilde book cover

    Branding Oscar Wilde

    1st Edition

    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,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Polyamory, Monogamy, and American Dreams: The Stories We Tell about Poly Lives and the Cultural Production of Inequality book cover

    Polyamory, Monogamy, and American Dreams

    The Stories We Tell about Poly Lives and the Cultural Production of Inequality, 1st Edition

    By Mimi Schippers

    This book introduces "the poly gaze" as a cultural tool to examine how representations of polyamory and poly lives reflect or challenge cultural hegemonies of race, class, gender, and nation. What role does monogamy play in American Identity, the American dream, and U.S. exceptionalism? How do the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12
    Routledge

  • 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

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

    Queering Femininity

    Sexuality, Feminism and the Politics of Presentation, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Feminism and Female Sexuality

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

    Genealogies and Conceptual Belonging

    Zones of Interference between Gender and Diversity, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Gender(ed) Identities: Critical Rereadings of Gender in Children's and Young Adult Literature book cover

    Gender(ed) Identities

    Critical Rereadings of Gender in Children's and Young Adult Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tricia Clasen, Holly Hassel

    This volume brings together diverse, cross-disciplinary scholarly voices to examine gender construction in children's and young adult literature. It complements and updates the scholarship in the field by creating a rich, cohesive examination of core questions around gender and sexuality in classic…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    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

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