Feminist Literature & Theory Products

  • 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

  • Enlightened Women

    Modernist Feminism in a Postmodern Age, 1st Edition

    By Alison Assiter

    This is a bold and controversial feminist, philosophical critique of postmodernism. Whilst providing a brief and accessible introduction to postmodernist feminist thought, Enlightened Women is also a unique defence of realism and enlightenment philosophy. The first half of the book covers an…

    Paperback – 1995-12-28

  • Psychoanalysis and Gender

    An Introductory Reader, 1st Edition

    By Rosalind Minsky

    What is object-relations theory and what does it have to do with literary studies? How can Freud's phallocentric theories be applied by feminist critics? In Psychoanalysis and Gender: An Introductory Reader Rosalind Minsky answers these questions and more, offering students a clear, straightforward…

    Paperback – 1995-12-14
    Critical Readers in Theory and Practice

  • Law and Literature

    Text and Theory, 1st Edition

    By Lenora Ledwon

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

    Paperback – 1995-11-01

  • Ventriloquized Voices

    Feminist Theory and English Renaissance Texts, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth D. Harvey

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1995-06-08

  • The Female Grotesque

    Risk, Excess and Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Mary Russo

    The grotesque - the exagggerated, the deformed, the monstrous - has been a well-considered subject for students of comparative literature and art. In a major addition to the literature of art, cultural criticism and feminist studies, Mary Russo re-examines the grotesque in the light of gender,…

    Hardback – 1994-11-18

  • Of Chastity and Power

    Elizabethan Literature and the Unmarried Queen, 1st Edition

    By Philippa Berry

    Elizabeth I was one of the most powerful women rulers in European history. What can feminism reveal about the attitudes of her male subjects towards this enigmatic figure?Through readings of key Elizabethan texts by Lyly, Ralegh, Chapman, Shakespeare, and Spenser, Philippa Berry shows that while…

    Paperback – 1994-10-06

  • Liberating Literature

    1st Edition

    By Maria Lauret

    Liberating Literature is, primarily, a bold and revealing book about feminist writers, readers, and texts. But is is also much more than that. Within this volume Maria Lauret manages to look with fresh vision at the American Civil Rights movement of the 1960s; socialist women's writing of the 1930s…

    Paperback – 1994-09-08

  • Murder by the Book?

    Feminism and the Crime Novel, 1st Edition

    By Sally Rowena Munt

    Murder by the Book? is a thorough - and thoroughly enjoyable - look at the blossoming genre of the feminist crime novel in Britain and the United States. Sally Munt asks why the form has proved so attractive as a vehicle for oppositional politics; whether the pleasures of detective fiction can be…

    Paperback – 1994-09-08

  • Women Artists and Writers

    Modernist (Im)Positionings, 1st Edition

    By B. J. Elliott, Jo-Ann Wallace

    In this beautifully illustrated and provocative study, Bridget Elliott and Jo-Ann Wallace reappraise women's literary and artistic contribution to Modernism. Through comparative case studies, including Natalie Barney, Virginia Woolf, Vanessa Bell and Gertrude Stein, the authors examine the ways in…

    Paperback – 1994-09-08

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