Feminist Literature & Theory Products

  • Women Writing the West Indies, 1804-1939

    'A Hot Place, Belonging To Us', 1st Edition

    By EVELYN O'CALLAGHAN

    This pioneering study surveys nineteenth- and twentieth-century narratives of the West Indies written by white women, English and Creole. It introduces a fascinating wealth of relatively unknown material and constitutes a timely interrogation of the supposed homogeneity of Caribbean discourse,…

    Paperback – 2006-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Writing Woman, Writing Place

    Contemporary Australian and South African Fiction, 1st Edition

    By Sue Kossew

    Contemporary women writers in these two societies are still writing about similar issues as did earlier generations of women, such as exclusions from discourses of nation, a problematic relationship to place and belonging, relations with indigenous people and the way in which women's subjectivity…

    Paperback – 2006-09-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Gender Trouble

    Feminism and the Subversion of Identity, 1st Edition

    By Judith Butler

    One of the most talked-about scholarly works of the past fifty years, Judith Butler’s Gender Trouble is as celebrated as it is controversial. Arguing that traditional feminism is wrong to look to a natural, 'essential' notion of the female, or indeed of sex or gender, Butler starts by questioning…

    Paperback – 2006-05-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Classics

  • Stigmata

    Escaping Texts, 2nd Edition

    By Hélène Cixous

    A 'wilful extremist' according to the London Times, Hélène Cixous is hailed as one of the most formidable writers and thinkers of our time. Acclaimed by luminaries such as Jacques Derrida, her writing has nonetheless been misunderstood and misread, to a surprising extent. With the inclusion of…

    Paperback – 2005-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Classics

  • Discourse

    2nd Edition

    By Sara Mills

    This volume provides a broad analysis of the term 'discourse' and a thorough examination of the many theoretical assumptions surrounding it. In the revised edition of this invaluable guidebook, Sara Mills:*examines the historical definitions and developments of discourse*analyzes Foucault's use of…

    Paperback – 2004-05-27
    Routledge
    The New Critical Idiom

  • Kate Chopin's The Awakening

    A Routledge Study Guide and Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janet Beer, Elizabeth Nolan

    Damned upon publication for engaging with the taboo issues of female sexuality and infidelity, Kate Chopin's The Awakening (1899) is now hailed as a key early feminist text and an important work of American literature.This sourcebook combines accessible commentary with reprinted documents to…

    Paperback – 2004-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Literature

  • Jacques Lacan and Feminist Epistemology

    1st Edition

    By Kirsten Campbell

    This book outlines a compelling new agenda for feminist theories of identity and social relations. Using Lacanian psychoanalysis with feminist epistemology, the author sets out a groundbreaking psychoanalytic social theory. Campbell's work offers answers to the important contemporary question of…

    Paperback – 2004-05-13
    Routledge
    Transformations

  • Simone de Beauvoir

    1st Edition

    By Ursula Tidd

    Simone de Beauvoir's groundbreaking work has transformed the way we think about gender and identity. Without her 1949 text The Second Sex, gender theory as we know it today would be unthinkable. A leading figure in French existentialism, Beauvoir's concepts of 'becoming woman' and of woman as '…

    Paperback – 2003-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Thinkers

  • Julia Kristeva

    1st Edition

    By Noelle McAfee

    One of the most original thinkers of the twentieth century, Julia Kristeva has been driving forward the fields of literary and cultural studies since the 1960s. This volume is an accessible, introductory guide to the main themes of Kristeva's work, including her ideas on:*semiotics and symbolism*…

    Paperback – 2003-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Thinkers

  • The Rhetorics of Feminism

    Readings in Contemporary Cultural Theory and the Popular Press, 1st Edition

    By Lynne Pearce

    Is it possible that changes in rhetorical practice could alter not just how thought is expressed, but also how it is made? Through a close stylistic and rhetorical analysis of contemporary feminist writing - from the cultural theory of Judith Butler to the popular journalism of Naomi Wolf and…

    Paperback – 2003-09-25
    Routledge
    Transformations

  • The Way of the Woman Writer

    2nd Edition

    By Janet Lynn Roseman

    The Way of the Woman Writer, Second Edition continues the work of the inspirational original, offering guidance to women who wish to document their lives in writing. More a template than a how-to manual, this insightful book addresses the concerns, needs, and issues of women writers (both aspiring…

    Paperback – 2003-05-02
    Routledge

  • Mary Wollstonecraft and the Critics, 1788-2001

    1st Edition

    Edited by Harriet Devine Jump

    Mary Wollstonecraft has been described as 'the mother of feminism'. The progress of her literary reputation charts a curve which parallels that of feminist theory, both in the field of women's studies and in that of literary criticism. The writings gathered together here for the first time will…

    Hardback – 2003-03-13
    Routledge

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