Literature: Women's Literature

  • Saving the World: Girlhood and Evangelicalism in Nineteenth-Century Literature book cover

    Saving the World

    Girlhood and Evangelicalism in Nineteenth-Century Literature

    Edited by Allison Giffen, Robin L. Cadwallader

    This book makes a significant contribution to the burgeoning field of childhood studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture by drawing on the intersecting fields of girlhood, evangelicalism, and reform to investigate texts written in North America about girls, for girls, and by girls.…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • Rose Macaulay, Gender, and Modernity book cover

    Rose Macaulay, Gender, and Modernity

    Edited by Kate Macdonald

    This book is the first collection on the British author Rose Macaulay (1881-1958). The essays establish connections in her work between modernism and the middlebrow, show Macaulay’s attentiveness to reformulating contemporary depictions of gender in her fiction, and explore how her writing…

    Hardback – 2017-08-16 
    Routledge
    Gender and Genre

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

    Women and Nature?

    Beyond Dualism in Gender, Body, and Environment

    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,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Motherhood in Literature and Culture: Interdisciplinary Perspectives from Europe book cover

    Motherhood in Literature and Culture

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives from Europe

    Edited by Gill Rye, Victoria Browne, Adalgisa Giorgio, Emily Jeremiah, Abigail Lee Six

    Motherhood remains a complex and contested issue in feminist research as well as public discussion. This interdisciplinary volume explores cultural representations of motherhood in various contemporary European contexts, including France, Italy, Germany, Portugal, Spain, and the UK, and it…

    Hardback – 2017-06-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Multiple Modernities: Carmen de Burgos, Author and Activist book cover

    Multiple Modernities

    Carmen de Burgos, Author and Activist

    Edited by Michelle Sharp, Anja Louis

    This collection of essays confirms Carmen de Burgos’s pivotal place in Spanish feminist history by bringing together eminent international scholars who offer new readings of Burgos’s work. It includes the analyses of a number of lesser-known texts, both fictional and non-fictional, which give us a…

    Hardback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge
    New Hispanisms: Cultural and Literary Studies

  • George Eliot book cover

    George Eliot

    By Ian Adam

    First published in 1969. George Eliot is a writer of ordinary human experience, whose work emphasizes commonplace characters and commonplace situations. Her mind, however, was far from ordinary. Professor Adam shows how wit, observation and sympathy, combined with a lucid and energetic intelligence…

    Paperback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: George Eliot

  • Vocation and Desire: George Eliot's Heroines book cover

    Vocation and Desire

    George Eliot's Heroines

    By Dorothea Barrett

    First published in 1989. Generations of critics have seen George Eliot as a conservative Victorian high moralist and sybil. Vocation and Desire questions that image, and finds in her work elements of anger, feminism, subversiveness, revenge, iconoclasm, wit, and eroticism – elements that we have…

    Paperback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: George Eliot

  • Essays of George Eliot book cover

    Essays of George Eliot

    Edited by Ian Adam

    This collection, first published in 1963, includes 29 of George Eliot’s essays written between 1846 and 1868. Through these essays, Pinney has managed to convey her range of subject-matters and variety of style. This title, with an introduction and footnotes written by the editor, will be of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: George Eliot

  • Middlemarch book cover

    Middlemarch

    By Kerry McSweeney

    First published in 1984. Although Middlemarch was extravagantly praised by Henry James, Emily Dickinson and Virginia Woolf, it is only in the last few decades that the novel has been widely recognised as George Eliot’s finest work, one of the greatest English novels, and one of the classic texts of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: George Eliot

  • Women’s Prophetic Writings in Seventeenth-Century Britain book cover

    Women’s Prophetic Writings in Seventeenth-Century Britain

    By Carme Font

    This study examines women’s prophetic writings in seventeenth-century Britain as the literary outcome of a discourse of social transformation that integrates religious conscience, political participation, and gender identity. The following pages approach prophecy as a culture, a language, and a…

    Hardback – 2017-05-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Critical Essays on George Eliot book cover

    Critical Essays on George Eliot

    Edited by Barbara Hardy

    This title, first published in 1970, consists of essays on the individual tales and novels of George Eliot, with two general essays that discuss the novels as a whole and cuts across the individual works. The primary concern of these studies is to see what the limits of George Eliot’s greatness are…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: George Eliot

  • The Princess's Novelettes, Complete Story, 1886 - 1888 (6-vol. EP set) book cover

    The Princess's Novelettes, Complete Story, 1886 - 1888 (6-vol. EP set)

    Edited by Ariko Kawabata

    The Princess's Novelettes was a successful Victorian ‘penny’ magazine aiming at the market of mainly working class young women. The weekly was launched by Edwin J. Brett, known as publisher and editor of the popular magazine The Boys of England. Each issue featured one short novel as well as a…

    Hardback – 2017-04-28
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