Women’s and Gender Studies: Women's Literature

  • Reflecting on Miss Marple book cover

    Reflecting on Miss Marple

    1st Edition

    By Marion Shaw, Sabine Vanacker

    Originally published in 1991, Reflecting on Miss Marple looks at the incongruous combination of violence, murder and a sweet, white-haired old lady, and examines why this makes such a potent but unlikely formula. The book is an astute and engaging account which reveals Miss Marple as a feminist…

    Paperback – 2020-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Foremother Figure in Early Black Women's Literature: Clothed in my Right Mind book cover

    The Foremother Figure in Early Black Women's Literature

    Clothed in my Right Mind, 1st Edition

    By Jacqueline K. Bryant

    Originally published in 1999 The Foremother Figure in Early Black Women's Literature looks at how stereotypical foremother figure exists in nineteenth century American literature. The book argues that older black woman portrayed in early black women’s works differs significantly from the older…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: African American Literature

  • Virginia Woolf and the Madness of Language book cover

    Virginia Woolf and the Madness of Language

    1st Edition

    By Daniel Ferrer

    Originally published in 1990, Virginia Woolf and the Madness of Language explores the relationship between madness and the disruption of linguistic and structural norms in Virginia Woolf’s modernist novels, opening new ground in Woolfian studies, as well as in psychoanalytic criticism. Focusing on…

    Paperback – 2020-03-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Virginia Woolf

  • Anaïs Nin: A Myth of Her Own book cover

    Anaïs Nin

    A Myth of Her Own, 1st Edition

    By Clara Oropeza

    Anaïs Nin: A Myth of Her Own traces Nin’s literary craft by following the intimacy of self-exploration and poetic expression attained in the details of the quotidian, transfigured into fiction. By digging into the mythic tropes that permeate both her literary diaries and fiction, this book…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Penelope Fitzgerald and the Consolation of Fiction book cover

    Penelope Fitzgerald and the Consolation of Fiction

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Knight

    Christopher J. Knight’s Penelope Fitzgerald and the Consolation of Fiction is a study of the British author Penelope Fitzgerald (1916 – 2000), attending to her nine novels, especially as viewed through the lens both of "late style" (she published her first novel, The Golden Child, at age sixty) and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Editing Women's Writing, 1670-1840 book cover

    Editing Women's Writing, 1670-1840

    1st Edition

    Edited by Amy Culley, Anna M. Fitzer

    This edited volume is the first to reflect on the theory and practice of editing women’s writing of the 18th century. The list of contributors includes experts on the fiction, drama, poetry, life-writing, diaries and correspondence of familiar and lesser known women, including Jane Austen,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Body Language: Narrating illness and disability book cover

    Body Language

    Narrating illness and disability, 1st Edition

    Edited by G. Couser

    As much as we may like to evade them, illness and disability inescapably attend human embodiment – we are all vulnerable subjects. So it might seem natural and inevitable that the most universal, most democratic, form of literature – autobiography – should address these common features of human…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Mina Loy, Twentieth-Century Photography, and Contemporary Women Poets book cover

    Mina Loy, Twentieth-Century Photography, and Contemporary Women Poets

    1st Edition

    By Linda A. Kinnahan

    In Mina Loy, Twentieth-Century Photography, and Contemporary Women Poets, Linda A. Kinnahan explores the making of Mina Loy’s late modernist poetics in relation to photography’s ascendance, by the mid-twentieth century, as a distinctively modern force shaping representation and perception. As…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • New Perspectives on Delarivier Manley and Eighteenth Century Literature: Power, Sex, and Text book cover

    New Perspectives on Delarivier Manley and Eighteenth Century Literature

    Power, Sex, and Text, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aleksondra Hultquist, Elizabeth Mathews

    This first critical collection on Delarivier Manley revisits the most heated discussions, adds new perspectives in light of growing awareness of Manley’s multifaceted contributions to eighteenth-century literature, and demonstrates the wide range of thinking about her literary production and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Women and Gift Exchange in Eighteenth-Century Fiction: Richardson, Burney, Austen book cover

    Women and Gift Exchange in Eighteenth-Century Fiction

    Richardson, Burney, Austen, 1st Edition

    By Linda Zionkowski

    This book analyzes why the most influential novelists of the long eighteenth century centered their narratives on the theory and practice of gift exchange. Throughout this period, fundamental shifts in economic theories regarding the sources of individual and national wealth along 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

  • For Better, For Worse: Marriage in Victorian Novels by Women book cover

    For Better, For Worse

    Marriage in Victorian Novels by Women, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carolyn Lambert, Marion Shaw

    This interdisciplinary volume explores the fictional portrayal of marriage by women novelists between 1800 and 1900. It investigates the ways in which these novelists used the cultural form of the novel to engage with and contribute to the wider debates of the period around the fundamental cultural…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

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