Literature: Feminist Literature & Theory

  • 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

  • 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 – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • Moral Cupidity and Lettres de cachet in Diderot’s Writing book cover

    Moral Cupidity and Lettres de cachet in Diderot’s Writing

    1st Edition

    By Jennifer Vanderheyden

    This volume explores the influence of the lettre de cachet on both Diderot’s personal life and his works, beginning with an examination of Diderot’s experience as recipient of two such arrest warrants, followed by an analysis of his references to these warrants in three of his fictional works, Le…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23 
    Routledge

  • Feminist Perspectives on Contemporary Zombies, Vampires, and Witches: Radical Monstrosity in Literature, Film, and TV book cover

    Feminist Perspectives on Contemporary Zombies, Vampires, and Witches

    Radical Monstrosity in Literature, Film, and TV, 1st Edition

    By Heidi Breuer, Natalie Wilson

    This book explores three monstrous figures prominent in contemporary popular culture—zombies, vampires, and witches—from a feminist perspective, visiting a range of novels, television series, and films from the 1990s-2010s. Though some popular mainstream texts (from Harry Potter to Twilight) still…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • 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 – 2019-01-05 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking the Victim: Gendered Violence in Australian Women's Literature book cover

    Rethinking the Victim

    Gendered Violence in Australian Women's Literature, 1st Edition

    By Anne Brewster, Sue Kossew

    Rethinking the Victim: Gendered Violence in Australian Literature is the first comprehensive investigation of the multiple and interrelated forms of violence which play out across intimate, familial, colonial and militarised zones in Australian women’s literature. Arguing that gendered violence is…

    Hardback – 2019-01-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Caring for Community: Towards a New Ethics of Responsibility in Contemporary Postcolonial Novels book cover

    Caring for Community

    Towards a New Ethics of Responsibility in Contemporary Postcolonial Novels, 1st Edition

    By Marijke Denger

    Caring for Community: Towards a New Ethics of Responsibility in Contemporary Postcolonial Novels focuses on four highly acclaimed publications in order to argue for a new understanding of community and its ethical framework in recent literary texts. Traditionally, community has been understood to…

    Hardback – 2018-12-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Gender, Companionship and Travel: Discourses in Pre-modern and Modern Travel Literature book cover

    Gender, Companionship and Travel

    Discourses in Pre-modern and Modern Travel Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Floris Meens, Tom Sintobin

    Over the last couple of decades there has been a strong academic interest in how individuals interact with each other while en route. Yet, even if various studies have informed us about present-day realities of travel companionships, we know little about the influence of gender both on these…

    Hardback – 2018-12-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Medieval Gossips and the Art of Listening: Avid Ears book cover

    Medieval Gossips and the Art of Listening

    Avid Ears, 1st Edition

    By Christine Neufeld

    Arguing that women’s "silencing" is in part the result of women’s voices being treated as the white noise of history, Medieval Gossips and the Art of Listening: Avid Ears explores the historical representation of female voices as actual acoustic phenomena. The volume focuses on English antifeminist…

    Hardback – 2018-11-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Medieval Literature and Culture

  • Sex Guides: Books and Films about Sexuality for Young Adults book cover

    Sex Guides

    Books and Films about Sexuality for Young Adults, 1st Edition

    By Patty Campbell

    The history of the sex guide for adolescents documents the quite unconscious movement of Western culture’s ideas about sex and youth, revealing the heritage of our own sexual beliefs and codes of behaviour. The first section of this book, first published in 1986, traces the development of the sex…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • The Erotic Motive in Literature book cover

    The Erotic Motive in Literature

    1st Edition

    By Albert Mordell

    This work, first published in 1919, is an endeavour to apply some of the methods of psychoanalysis to literature. It traces a writer’s books back to the outward and inner events of their life and to reveal of their unconscious. This unconscious is largely identical with the mental love fantasies in…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • Double Talk: The Erotics of Male Literary Collaboration book cover

    Double Talk

    The Erotics of Male Literary Collaboration, 1st Edition

    By Wayne Koestenbaum

    Sigmund Freud and Josef Breuer on hysteria, J.A. Symonds and Havelock Ellis on sexuality, a novel by Ford Madox Ford and Joseph Conrad, The Waste Land of T.S. Eliot (and Ezra Pound), even the Lyrical Ballads of Wordsworth and Coleridge: men making books together. Wayne Koestenbaum's startling…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

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