Literature: Feminist Literature & Theory

  • Writing Gender, Writing Nation: Women’s Fiction in Post-Independence India book cover

    Writing Gender, Writing Nation

    Women’s Fiction in Post-Independence India, 1st Edition

    By Bharti Arora

    Indian women’s writing across languages, texts, and contexts constitutes a unique narrative of the post-independence nation. It facilitates a pan-Indian understanding of the concerns taken up by the women writers, showing how ideas travel across regions and contribute towards building a thematic…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05 
    Routledge India

  • Re-Presenting Feminist Methodologies: Interdisciplinary Explorations book cover

    Re-Presenting Feminist Methodologies

    Interdisciplinary Explorations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kalpana Kannabiran, Padmini Swaminathan

    This book tracks the trajectory of gender in the social sciences and humanities through an exploration of the challenges and contradictions that confront contemporary feminist analysis as well as future directions. Drawing on research in India, the essays in the volume engage with the subject in…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge India

  • Modernism, Self-Creation, and the Maternal: The Mother’s Son book cover

    Modernism, Self-Creation, and the Maternal

    The Mother’s Son, 1st Edition

    By James Martell

    Focusing on their conception and use of the notion of the mother, Modernism, Self-Creation, and the Maternal proposes a new interpretation of literature by modernist authors like Rousseau, Baudelaire, Poe, Rimbaud, Rilke, Joyce, and Beckett. Seen through this matriarchal relation, their writing…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • Politicising World Literature: Egypt, Between Pedagogy and the Public book cover

    Politicising World Literature

    Egypt, Between Pedagogy and the Public, 1st Edition

    By May Hawas

    Politicising World Literature: Egypt, Between Pedagogy and the Public engages with postcolonial and world literature approaches to examine the worldly imaginary of the novel genre and assert the political imperative to teaching world literature. How does canonising world literature relate to…

    Hardback – 2019-05-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • The Ethics and Aesthetics of Eco-caring: Contemporary Debates on Ecofeminism(s) book cover

    The Ethics and Aesthetics of Eco-caring

    Contemporary Debates on Ecofeminism(s), 1st Edition

    Edited by Margarita Estévez-Saá, María Jesús Lorenzo-Modia

    This book applies ecofeminist ethics to the realm of aesthetics, offering instances of how alternative configurations of the self, of nature and of non-human animals can go hand in hand with different and viable experiences and visions of environmental welfare. Preceded by an insightful…

    Hardback – 2019-04-02 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking the Victim: Gender and Violence in Contemporary Australian Women's Writing book cover

    Rethinking the Victim

    Gender and Violence in Contemporary Australian Women's Writing, 1st Edition

    By Anne Brewster, Sue Kossew

    This book is the first to examine gender and violence in Australian literature. It argues that literary texts by Australian women writers offer unique ways of understanding the social problem of gendered violence, bringing this often private and suppressed issue into the public sphere. It draws on…

    Hardback – 2019-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Modernism and Modernity in British Women’s Magazines: Ultra-Modern Eves book cover

    Modernism and Modernity in British Women’s Magazines

    Ultra-Modern Eves, 1st Edition

    By Alice Wood

    This book explores the treatment of modernism and modernity in early twentieth-century British women’s magazines. It expands recent research into the diverse markets and publication outlets through which literary modernism circulated by tracing modernism’s presence in commercial magazines that have…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Contemporary Native Fiction: Toward a Narrative Poetics of Survivance book cover

    Contemporary Native Fiction

    Toward a Narrative Poetics of Survivance, 1st Edition

    By James J. Donahue

    Contemporary Native Fiction: Toward a Narrative Poetics of Survivance analyzes paradigmatic works of contemporary Native American/First Nations literary fiction using the tools of narrative theory. Each chapter is read through the lens of a narrative theory – structuralist narratology, feminist…

    Hardback – 2019-02-25
    Routledge
    Narrative Theory and Culture

  • Lucas Malet, Dissident Pilgrim: Critical Essays book cover

    Lucas Malet, Dissident Pilgrim

    Critical Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Ford, Alexandra Gray

    Popular novelist, female aesthete, Victorian radical and proto-modernist, Lucas Malet (Mary St. Leger  Harrison, 1852-1931) was one of the most successful writers of her day, yet few of her remarkable novels remain in print. Malet was a daughter of the ‘broad church’ priest and well-known Victorian…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • Inscribed Identities: Life Writing as Self-Realization book cover

    Inscribed Identities

    Life Writing as Self-Realization, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joan Ramon Resina

    Autobiography is a long-established literary modality of self-exposure with commanding works such as Augustine’s Confessions, Rousseau’s book of the same title, and Salvador Dalí’s paradoxical reformulation of that title in his Unspeakable Confessions. Like all genres with a distinguished career,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Auto/Biography Studies

  • Women and Nature?: Beyond Dualism in Gender, Body, and Environment book cover

    Women and Nature?

    Beyond Dualism in Gender, Body, and Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Douglas A. Vakoch, Sam Mickey

    Women and Nature? Beyond Dualism in Gender, Body, and Environment provides a historical context for understanding the contested relationships between women and nature, and it articulates strategies for moving beyond the dualistic theories and practices that often frame those relationships. In 1974,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • 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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