Feminist Literature & Theory Products

  • Private and Fictional Words (Routledge Revivals)

    Canadian Women Novelists of the 1970s and 1980s

    By Coral Ann Howells

    First published in 1987, this is an introductory study of the most widely read Canadian women’s novelists of the 1970s and 1980s. At its centre lies the question of how the search for a distinctive cultural identity relates to the need for a national cultural identity in the post-colonial era.…

    Paperback – 2015-12-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • New Perspectives on Gender in Children’s and Young Adult Literature

    Teen Dreams and Lost Girls

    Edited by Tricia Clasen, Holly Hassel

    This volume brings together diverse, cross-disciplinary scholarly voices to examine gender construction in children's and young adult literature. It complements and updates scholarship on this topic by creating a rich, cohesive examination of core questions around gender and sexuality in classic…

    Hardback – 2015-11-01 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Feminism's Queer Temporalities

    By Sam McBean

    Despite feminism’s uneven movements, it has been predominantly understood through metaphors of generations or waves. Feminism's Queer Temporalities builds on critiques of the limitations of this linear model to explore alternative ways of imagining feminism’s timing. It finds in feminism’s literary…

    Hardback – 2015-07-30
    Routledge
    Transformations

  • International Perspectives in Feminist Ecocriticism

    Edited by Greta Gaard, Simon C. Estok, Serpil Oppermann

    Exploring environmental literature from a feminist perspective, this volume presents a diversity of feminist ecocritical approaches to affirm the continuing contributions, relevance, and necessity of a feminist perspective in environmental literature, culture, and science. Feminist ecocriticism has…

    Paperback – 2015-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • The Ideology of Conduct (Routledge Revivals)

    Essays in Literature and the History of Sexuality

    Edited by Nancy Armstrong, Leonard Tennenhouse

    In The Ideology of Conduct, first published in 1987, scholars from various fields, from the medieval period to the present day, discuss literature in which the sole purpose is to instruct women in how to make themselves desirable. This collection investigates how middle-class writers who had long…

    Paperback – 2015-07-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Aristophanes and Women (Routledge Revivals)

    By Lauren K. Taaffe

    Aristophanes and Women, first published in 1993, investigates the workings of the great Athenian comedian’s ‘women plays’ in an attempt to discern why they were in fact probably quite funny to their original audiences. It is argued that modern students, scholars, and dramatists need to consider…

    Hardback – 2015-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Textual Liberation (Routledge Revivals)

    European Feminist Writing in the Twentieth Century

    By Helena Forsas-Scott

    Feminist writing has emerged in recent years as a major influence of twentieth-century European literature. Textual Liberation, first published in 1991, provides a timely and wide-ranging survey of twentieth-century feminist writing in Europe, presenting texts from a number of countries and…

    Hardback – 2015-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • South African Feminisms

    Writing, Theory, and Criticism,l990-l994

    Edited by M.J. Daymond

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2015-05-07
    Routledge

  • Diary Poetics

    Form and Style in Writers’ Diaries, 1915-1962

    By Anna Jackson

    The diary is a genre that is often thought of as virtually formless, a "capacious hold-all" for the writer’s thoughts, and as offering unmediated access to the diarist’s true self. Focusing on the diaries of Katherine Mansfield, Virginia Woolf, Antonia White, Joe Orton, John Cheever, and Sylvia…

    Paperback – 2015-04-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Producing Women

    The Internet, Traditional Femininity, Queerness, and Creativity

    By Michele White

    Producing Women examines the ways femininity is produced through new media. Michele White considers how women are constructed, produce themselves as subjects, form vital production cultures on sites like Etsy, and deploy technological processes to reshape their identities and digital…

    Paperback – 2015-03-12
    Routledge

  • The New Man, Masculinity and Marriage in the Victorian Novel

    By Tara MacDonald

    By tracing the rise of the New Man alongside novelistic changes in the representations of marriage, MacDonald shows how this figure encouraged Victorian writers to reassess masculine behaviour and to re-imagine the marriage plot in light of wider social changes. She finds examples in novels by…

    Hardback – 2015-03-01
    Routledge
    Gender and Genre

  • Transnational Feminist Perspectives on Terror in Literature and Culture

    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,…

    Hardback – 2014-11-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

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