Feminist Literature & Theory Products

  • Caring for Community

    Towards a New Ethics of Responsibility in Contemporary Postcolonial Novels, 1st Edition

    By Marijke Denger

    Caring for Community: Towards a New Ethics of Responsibility in Contemporary Postcolonial Novels focuses on four highly acclaimed publications in order to argue for a new understanding of community and its ethical framework in recent literary texts. Traditionally, community has been understood to…

    Hardback – 2018-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Gender, Companionship, and Travel

    Discourses in Pre-modern and Modern Travel Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Floris Meens, Tom Sintobin

    Over the last couple of decades there has been a strong academic interest in how individuals interact with each other while en route. Yet, even if various studies have informed us about present-day realities of travel companionships, we know little about the influence of gender both on these…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Sex Guides

    Books and Films about Sexuality for Young Adults, 1st Edition

    By Patty Campbell

    The history of the sex guide for adolescents documents the quite unconscious movement of Western culture’s ideas about sex and youth, revealing the heritage of our own sexual beliefs and codes of behaviour. The first section of this book, first published in 1986, traces the development of the sex…

    Paperback – 2018-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • The Erotic Motive in Literature

    1st Edition

    By Albert Mordell

    This work, first published in 1919, is an endeavour to apply some of the methods of psychoanalysis to literature. It traces a writer’s books back to the outward and inner events of their life and to reveal of their unconscious. This unconscious is largely identical with the mental love fantasies in…

    Paperback – 2018-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • Double Talk

    The Erotics of Male Literary Collaboration, 1st Edition

    By Wayne Koestenbaum

    Sigmund Freud and Josef Breuer on hysteria, J.A. Symonds and Havelock Ellis on sexuality, a novel by Ford Madox Ford and Joseph Conrad, The Waste Land of T.S. Eliot (and Ezra Pound), even the Lyrical Ballads of Wordsworth and Coleridge: men making books together. Wayne Koestenbaum's startling…

    Paperback – 2018-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • Performing La Mestiza

    Textual Representations of Lesbians of Color and the Negotiation of Identities, 1st Edition

    By Ellen M. Gil-Gomez

    This book, first published in 2000, explores the intersections of race, gender and gay identities in writings by contemporary American lesbians of colour in order to show how this subject is sometimes ignored, sometimes brutalised and is very rarely able to survive on her own terms by constructing…

    Paperback – 2018-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • Proust, Cole Porter, Michelangelo, Marc Almond and Me

    Writings by Gay Men on Their Lives and Lifestyles from the Archives of the National Lesbian and Gay Survey, 1st Edition

    By National Lesbian & Gay Survey

    Drawn from years of archive material, this collection, first published in 1993, portrays the voices and experience of over sixty gay men from all walks of life. Here are presented the difficulties of coming out, but also the diverse nature of gay relationships and the impact of HIV and AIDS.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • Lesbian Voices From Latin America

    1st Edition

    By Elena M. Martínez

    In spite of the attention that Latin American women writers have attracted in recent years, a book dedicated exclusively to those writers whose work primarily articulates a lesbian perspective was until now missing. The purpose of this book, first published in 1996, is to bring attention to and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • Sexual Heretics

    Male Homosexuality in English Literature from 1850-1900, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Reade

    The years between 1850 and 1900 were the vintage years of a discreet homosexual culture in England. In this period, educational, personal and foreign influences all contributed to the establishment of a trend expressed in the works of authors such as John Addington Symonds, Walter Pater, and A.E.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • Theorizing Ethnicity and Nationality in the Chick Lit Genre

    1st Edition

    Edited by Erin Hurt

    Scholars and readers alike need little help identifying the infamous Bridget Jones or Carrie Bradshaw. While it is no stretch to say that these fictional characters are the most recognizable within the chic lit genre, there are certainly many others that have helped define this body of work. While…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Love, Desire and Melancholy

    Inspired by Constance Maynard (1849-1935), 1st Edition

    Edited by Angharad Eyre, Jane Mackelworth, Elsa Richardson

    Originally inspired by the digitisation of the autobiographical writings of Constance Maynard, this volume considers women’s historical experience of sexuality through the frame of the history of emotions. Constance Maynard (1849-1935) rose to prominence as the first Mistress and Principal of…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Closet Drama

    History, Theory, Form, 1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine Burroughs

    Closet Drama: History, Theory, Form introduces the emerging field of Closet Drama Studies by featuring twelve original essays from distinguished scholars who offer fresh and illuminating perspectives on closet drama as a genre. Examining an unusual mix of historical narratives, performances, and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

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