Literature: Women's Literature

  • Narrating Postcolonial Arab Nations: Egypt, Algeria, Lebanon, Palestine book cover

    Narrating Postcolonial Arab Nations

    Egypt, Algeria, Lebanon, Palestine

    By Lindsey Moore

    This book argues for the foundational and ongoing importance of the Arab world to postcolonial studies, challenging the marginality of Arab literary and theoretical contexts in the field to date and historicizing the 'Arab Spring' and its aftermath. Countering an emphasis in postcolonial studies on…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • In Her Own Voice: Nineteenth-Century American Women Essayists book cover

    In Her Own Voice

    Nineteenth-Century American Women Essayists

    By Sherry L. Linkon

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Gender and Genre in Literature

  • River of Dissolution: D. H. Lawrence and English Romanticism book cover

    River of Dissolution

    D. H. Lawrence and English Romanticism

    By Colin Clarke

    First published in 1969. This title concerns itself with the ambivalence of Lawrence’s attitude towards corruption. Clarke demonstrates that Lawrence’s attitude to ‘will’ and to sensational or disintegrative sex is much more equivocal than conceded. At the same time this is a study of Lawrence’s…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • The Byronic Teuton: Aspects of German Pessimism 1800-1933 book cover

    The Byronic Teuton

    Aspects of German Pessimism 1800-1933

    By Cedric Hentschel

    First published in 1940. The Byronic Teuton explores the delineation in German literature, between 1800 and 1933, of certain pessimistic ideas and emotions that were being expressed by writers, artists and academics. This manifestation of negative sentiments was defined by Hentschel as ‘Byronism’.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • Body Language: Narrating illness and disability book cover

    Body Language

    Narrating illness and disability

    Edited by G. Thomas 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…

    Hardback – 2017-10-09 
    Routledge

  • Zoë Wicomb & the Translocal: Writing Scotland & South Africa book cover

    Zoë Wicomb & the Translocal

    Writing Scotland & South Africa

    Edited by Kai Easton, Derek Attridge

    This is the first book on the fiction of Zoë Wicomb, a writer long at the forefront of the South African canon and whose international stature was firmly secured with the award of an inaugural Windham Campbell prize at Yale in 2013. It brings together interdisciplinary essays from the UK, USA,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Jane Austen and Sciences of the Mind book cover

    Jane Austen and Sciences of the Mind

    Edited by Beth Lau

    The essays in this volume interpret Jane Austen’s fiction through the lens of various sciences of the mind and brain, especially the cluster of disciplines implicated in the term cognitive science, including neuroscience, evolutionary biology, evolutionary and developmental psychology, and others.…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Romanticism

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

    For Better, For Worse

    Marriage in Victorian Novels by Women

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • Women Writing Across Cultures: Present, past, future book cover

    Women Writing Across Cultures

    Present, past, future

    Edited by Pelagia Goulimari

    This collection brings together an international, multicultural, multilingual, and multidisciplinary community of scholars and practitioners in different media seeking to question and re-theorize the contested terms of our title: "woman," "writing," "women’s writing" and "across." "Culture" is…

    Hardback – 2017-09-22 
    Routledge

  • Three Traveling Women Writers: Cross-Cultural Perspectives of Brazil, Patagonia, and the U.S from the Nineteenth Century book cover

    Three Traveling Women Writers

    Cross-Cultural Perspectives of Brazil, Patagonia, and the U.S from the Nineteenth Century

    By Natália Fontes de Oliveira

    This book presents an alternative framework for reading nineteenth century women’s travel narratives by challenging the traditional paradigms which often limit women’s space in print culture. For the first time, through a comparative lens, a Latin American woman’s travel narrative is analyzed…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • Editing Women's Writing book cover

    Editing Women's Writing

    Edited by Amy Culley, Anna 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,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge
    Chawton Studies in Scholarly Editing

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