Feminist Literature & Theory Products

  • Critical Rereadings of Gender in Children's and Young Adult Literature

    Gender(ed) Identities

    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 – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Male-to-Female Crossdressing in Early Modern English Literature

    Gender, Performance, and Queer Relations

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-04-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Where the Meanings Are (Routledge Revivals)

    Feminism and Cultural Spaces

    By Catharine R. Stimpson

    First published in 1990, this collection of essays in literary criticism, feminist theory and race relations was named one of the top twenty-five books of 1988 by the Voice Literary Supplement. The title covers such subjects as black literature; the reconstruction of culture, changing arts, letters…

    Paperback – 2016-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Look Back in Gender (Routledge Revivals)

    Sexuality and the Family in Post-War British Drama

    By Michelene Wandor

    In this challenging book, first published in 1987, Michelene Wandor looks at the best-known plays in the thirty years prior to publication; from Look Back in Anger onwards. Wandor investigates the representation of the family and different forms of sexuality in these plays and re-reviews them from…

    Paperback – 2016-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Feminism and Contemporary Women Writers

    Rethinking Subjectivity

    By Radha Chakravarty

    This book attempts to deal with the problem of literary subjectivity in theory and practice. The works of six contemporary women writers — Doris Lessing, Anita Desai, Mahasweta Devi, Buchi Emecheta, Margaret Atwood and Toni Morrison — are discussed as potential ways of testing and expanding the…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

  • Privatised Motherhood

    Confession and Anxiety in Neoliberal Times

    By Ruth Cain

    The privatisation of relationships of care and dependency is increasing; the new social media is facilitating a "confessional" society and our press is keen to interrogate every dimension of our relationships. The combined cultural effect of these elements has created a paradoxical gap within which…

    Hardback – 2016-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Desire and Anxiety (Routledge Revivals)

    Circulations of Sexuality in Shakespearean Drama

    By Valerie Traub

    In both feminist theory and Shakespearean criticism, questions of sexuality have consistently been conflated with questions of gender. First published in 1992, this book details the intersections and contradictions between sexuality and gender in the early modern period. Valerie Traub argues that…

    Paperback – 2016-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2015-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Subject to Others (Routledge Revivals)

    British Women Writers and Colonial Slavery, 1670-1834

    By Moira Ferguson

    First published in 1992, Subject to Others considers the intersection between late seventeenth- to early nineteenth-century British female writers and the colonial debate surrounding slavery and abolition. Beginning with an overview that sets the discussion in context, Moira Ferguson then…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Collected Poems of Anna Seward

    Edited by Lisa L. Moore

    This critical edition of the poems of Anna Seward (1742-1809) re-establishes one of the most popular and prolific poets of the early Romantic period. Her work influenced Charllotte Smith and Mary Robinson and later both Wordsworth and Coleridge. Her reputation was so high that Sir Walter Scott…

    Hardback – 2015-09-04
    Routledge

  • 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

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