• 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

  • Women Writers and the Occult in Literature and Culture: Female Lucifers, Priestesses, and Witches book cover

    Women Writers and the Occult in Literature and Culture

    Female Lucifers, Priestesses, and Witches, 1st Edition

    By Miriam Wallraven

    Examining the intersection of occult spirituality, text, and gender, this book provides a compelling analysis of the occult revival in literature from the 1880s through the course of the twentieth century. Bestselling novels such as The Da Vinci Code play with magic and the fascination of hidden…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Pets and Domesticity in Victorian Literature and Culture: Animality, Queer Relations, and the Victorian Family book cover

    Pets and Domesticity in Victorian Literature and Culture

    Animality, Queer Relations, and the Victorian Family, 1st Edition

    By Monica Flegel

    Addressing the significance of the pet in the Victorian period, this book examines the role played by the domestic pet in delineating relations for each member of the "natural" family home. Flegel explores the pet in relation to the couple at the head of the house, to the children who make up the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Politics, Identity, and Mobility in Travel Writing book cover

    Politics, Identity, and Mobility in Travel Writing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Miguel A. Cabañas, Jeanne Dubino, Veronica Salles-Reese, Gary Totten

    This collection examines the intersections between the personal and the political in travel writing, and the dialectic between mobility and stasis, through an analysis of specific cases across geographical and historical boundaries. The authors explore the various ways in which travel texts…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Singapore Literature and Culture: Current Directions in Local and Global Contexts book cover

    Singapore Literature and Culture

    Current Directions in Local and Global Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angelia Poon, Angus Whitehead

    Since the nation-state sprang into being in 1965, Singapore literature in English has blossomed energetically, and yet there have been few books focusing on contextualizing and analyzing Singapore literature despite the increasing international attention garnered by Singaporean writers. This volume…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Transnational Feminist Perspectives on Terror in Literature and Culture book cover

    Transnational Feminist Perspectives on Terror in Literature and Culture

    1st Edition

    By Basuli Deb

    This book offers a transnational feminist response to the gender politics of torture and terror from the viewpoint of populations of color who have come to be associated with acts of terror. Using the War on Terror in Afghanistan and Iraq, this book revisits other such racialized wars in Palestine,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Women, Land Rights and Rural Development: How Much Land Does a Woman Need? book cover

    Women, Land Rights and Rural Development

    How Much Land Does a Woman Need?, 1st Edition

    By Esther Kingston-Mann

    The failure to include gender in the economic history of rural development has severely limited our understanding of privatizing, collectivist and colonial economic policies that disrupted and transformed the lives of rural women and men in the modern world. This book is unique in its focus on…

    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

  • Women, Travel Writing, and Truth book cover

    Women, Travel Writing, and Truth

    1st Edition

    Edited by Clare Broome Saunders

    The issue of truth has been one of the most constant, complex, and contentious in the cultural history of travel writing. Whether the travel was undertaken in the name of exploration, pilgrimage, science, inspiration, self-discovery, or a combination of these elements, questions of veracity and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Women in International and Universal Exhibitions, 1876�1937 book cover

    Women in International and Universal Exhibitions, 1876�1937

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Rogers, Myriam Boussahba-Bravard

    This book argues for the importance of bringing women and gender more directly into the dynamic field of exposition studies. Reclaiming women for the history of world fairs (1876-1937), it also seeks to introduce new voices into these studies, dialoguing across disciplinary and national…

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  • The Evolution of Black Women in Television: Mammies, Matriarchs and Mistresses book cover

    The Evolution of Black Women in Television

    Mammies, Matriarchs and Mistresses, 1st Edition

    By Imani M. Cheers

    This book seeks to interrogate the representation of Black women in television. Cheers explores how the increase of Black women in media ownership and creative executive roles (producers, showrunners, directors and writers) in the last 30 years affected the fundamental cultural shift in Black women…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Queering Families, Schooling Publics: Keywords book cover

    Queering Families, Schooling Publics

    Keywords, 1st Edition

    By Anne Harris, Stacy Holman Jones, Sandra Faulkner, Eloise Brook

    At a time of increasingly diverse and dynamic debates on the intersections of contemporary LGBTQ rights, trans* visibility, same-sex families, and sexualities education, there is surprisingly little writing on what it means to queer notions of family and kinship networks in global context. Building…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

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