Feminist Literature & Theory Products

  • The Infernal Desires of Angela Carter

    Fiction, Femininity, Feminism, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Bristow, Trev Lynn Broughton

    Drawing on many aspects of contemporary feminist theory, this lively collection of essays assesses Angela Carter's polemical fictions of desire. Carter, renowned for her irreverent wit, was one of the most gifted, subversive, and stylish British writers to emerge in the 1960s.…

    Paperback – 1997-07-10
    Longman Studies In Twentieth Century Literature

  • Hélène Cixous, Rootprints

    Memory and Life Writing, 1st Edition

    By Mireille Calle-Gruber, Hélène Cixous

    Helene Cixous is undoubtedly one of the most brilliant and innovative contemporary thinkers. Published here in English for the first time Helene Cixous, Rootprints is an ideal introduction to Cixous's theory and her fiction, tracing her development as a writer and intellectual whose remarkable…

    Paperback – 1997-07-03

  • Black British Feminism: A Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Heidi Safia Mirza

    Black British Feminism: A Reader is a unique collection of classic texts and new black feminist scholarship. Exploring postmodern themes of gendered and racialized exclusion, 'black' identity and social and cultural difference this volume provides an overview of black feminism in Britain as it has…

    Paperback – 1997-05-29

  • Engendering a Nation

    A Feminist Account of Shakespeare's English Histories, 1st Edition

    By Jean E. Howard, Phyllis Rackin

    Engendering a Nation adopts a sophisticated feminist analysis to examine the place of gender in contesting representations of nationhood in early modern England. Plays featured include: * King John* Henry VI, Part I* Henry VI, Part II* Henry, Part III* Richard III* Richard II* Henry V. It will be a…

    Paperback – 1997-04-17
    Feminist Readings of Shakespeare

  • Oppositional Voices

    Women as Writers and Translators in the English Renaissance, 1st Edition

    By Tina Kronitiris

    Oppositional Voices is a study of six women writers in the late Elizabethan period. Until the early 1980s it was generally assumed that women did not write any books during the Renaissance. Virginia Woolf wondered why, 'no woman wrote a word of that extraordinary literature when every other man, it…

    Paperback – 1997-04-10

  • Roman Shakespeare

    Warriors, Wounds and Women, 1st Edition

    By Coppélia Kahn

    In the first full-length study of Shakespeare's Roman plays, Coppélia Kahn brings to these texts a startling, critical perspective which interrogates the gender ideologies lurking behind 'Roman virtue'. Plays featured include: * Titus Andronicus * Julius Caesar * Antony and Cleopatra *…

    Paperback – 1997-03-27
    Feminist Readings of Shakespeare

  • The Usurer's Daughter

    Male Friendship and Fictions of Women in 16th Century England, 1st Edition

    By Lorna Hutson

    In a bold and brilliantly persuasive series of moves, Lorna Hutson draws upon new historicist and feminist theories to examine closely Renaissance literature and the cultural impact of the humanist project. The Usurer's Daughter: * provides startling new readings of Shakespeare * takes an entirely…

    Paperback – 1997-03-20

  • The Witch in History

    Early Modern and Twentieth-Century Representations, 1st Edition

    By Diane Purkiss

    'Diane Purkiss ... insists on taking witches seriously. Her refusal to write witch-believers off as unenlightened has produced some richly intelligent meditations on their -- and our -- world.' - The Observer'An invigorating and challenging book ... sets many hares running.' - The Times Higher…

    Paperback – 1996-10-31

  • Contemporary Feminist Utopianism

    1st Edition

    By Lucy Sargisson

    A new and challenging entry into the debates between feminism and postmodernism, Contemporary Feminist Utopianism challenges some basic preconceptions about the role of political theory today. Sargisson explores current debates within utopian studies, feminist theory and poststructuralist…

    Paperback – 1996-09-26

  • Women in Dramatic Place and Time

    Contemporary Female Characters on Stage, 1st Edition

    By Geraldine Cousin

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

    Paperback – 1996-09-05

  • A Magazine of Her Own?

    Domesticity and Desire in the Woman's Magazine, 1800-1914, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Beetham

    Like the corset, the women's magazines which emerged in the nineteenth century produced a `natural' idea of femininity: the domestic wife; the fashionable woman; the romancing and desirable girl. Their legacy, from agony aunts to fashion plates, are easily traced in their modern counterparts. But…

    Paperback – 1996-04-18

  • Literature and Gender

    1st Edition

    By Lizbeth Goodman

    Literature and Gender combines an introduction to and an anthology of literary texts which powerfully demonstrate the relevance of gender issues to the study of literature. The volume covers all three major literary genres - poetry, fiction and drama - and closely examines a wide range of themes,…

    Paperback – 1996-03-28
    Approaching Literature

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