Feminist Literature & Theory Products

  • Victorian Women's Fiction

    Marriage, Freedom, and the Individual, 1st Edition

    By Shirley Foster

    Focusing on the ways in which female novelists have, in their creative work, challenged or scrutinised contemporary assumptions about their own sex, this book's critical interest in women’s fiction shows how mid-nineteenth-century women writers confront the conflict between the pressures of…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women, Feminism and Literature

  • Rereading Modernism

    New Directions in Feminist Criticism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa Rado

    Until about 1986, feminists generally considered modernism a reactionary, misogynist, and hegemonic mire not worth investigating. Since then enough studies of modernism have appeared that 17 feminist critics can now review and debate their treatment of the period. They evaluate the progress and…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women, Feminism and Literature

  • Feminine Fictions

    Revisiting the Postmodern, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Waugh

    ‘Postmodernism’ and ‘feminism’ have become familiar terms since the 1960s, developing alongside one another and clearly sharing many strong points of contact. Why then have the critical debates arising out of these movements had so little to say about each other? Patricia Waugh addresses the…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women, Feminism and Literature

  • Engendering Men

    The Question of Male Feminist Criticism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph A. Boone, Michael Cadden

    Over the past several years, the question of men’s relation to feminism has become a fiercely and sometimes bitterly debated subject. Engendering Men demonstrates the creative impact that feminist modes of inquiry have already had on a new generation of male critics. In the wake of feminism, many…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women, Feminism and Literature

  • Around 1981

    Academic Feminist Literary Theory, 1st Edition

    By Jane Gallop

    Jane Gallop’s book offers a clear-eyed and comprehensive history of feminist literary criticism. Why, she asks, have we so quickly buried 1970s feminist criticism? What lies buried there? Why do 1990s academic feminists accuse other academic feminists of being ‘academic’? Gallop takes the…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women, Feminism and Literature

  • New Feminist Discourses

    Critical Essays on Theories and Texts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Isobel Armstrong

    This collection of new feminist essays represents the work of young critics researching and teaching in British Universities. Aiming to set the agenda for feminist criticism in the nineties, the essays debate themes crucial to the development of feminist thought: among them, the problems of…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women, Feminism and Literature

  • Abjection, Melancholia and Love

    The Work of Julia Kristeva, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Fletcher, Andrew Benjamin

    This volume begins with a new essay by Julia Kristeva, ‘The Adolescent Novel’, in which she examines the relation between novelistic writing and the experience of adolescence as an ‘open structure’. It is this blend of the literary with the psychoanalytic that places Kristeva’s work central to…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women, Feminism and Literature

  • Changing Subjects

    The Making of Feminist Literary Criticism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gayle Greene, Coppélia Kahn

    These twenty autobiographical essays by eminent feminist literary critics explore the process by which women scholars became feminist scholars, articulating the connections between the personal and political in their lives and work. They describe the experiences that radicalised women within…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women, Feminism and Literature

  • (Un)like Subjects

    Women, Theory, Fiction, 1st Edition

    By Gerardine Meaney

    What is the relationship between feminist critical theory and literature? This book deals with the relationship between women and writing, mothers and daughters, the maternal and history. It addresses the questions about language, writing and the relations between women which have preoccupied the…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women, Feminism and Literature

  • Women, Power and Subversion (Routledge Revivals)

    Social Strategies in British Fiction, 1778-1860, 1st Edition

    By Judith Lowder Newton

    First published in 1981, this book explores the reactions of some female writers to the social effects of industrial capitalism between 1778 and 1860. The period set in motion a crisis over the status of middle-class women that culminated in the constructed idea of "women’s proper sphere". This…

    Paperback – 2014-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The 'Improper' Feminine

    The Women's Sensation Novel and the New Woman Writing, 1st Edition

    By Lyn Pykett

    The women's sensation novel of the 1860s and the New Woman fiction of the 1890s were two major examples of a perceived feminine invasion of fiction which caused a critical furore in their day. Both genres, with their shocking, `fast' heroines, fired the popular imagination by putting female…

    Paperback – 2013-10-31
    Routledge

  • The Feminine Subject in Children's Literature

    1st Edition

    By Christine Wilkie-Stibbs

    This book builds upon and contributes to the growing academic interest in feminism within the field of children's literature studies. Christie Wilkie-Stibbs draws upon the work of Luce Irigaray, Helene Cixous, Julia Kristeva, and Jacques Lacan in her analysis of particular children's literature…

    Paperback – 2013-05-01
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

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