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  • Mary Wollstonecraft, Pedagogy, and the Practice of Feminism

    1st Edition

    By Kirstin Hanley

    This study examines Mary Wollstonecraft—generally recognized as the founder of the early feminist movement—by shedding light on her contributions to eighteenth-century instructional literature, and feminist pedagogy in particular. While contemporary scholars have extensively theorized…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature

  • Women's Writing of the First World War

    1st Edition

    Edited by Emma Liggins, Elizabeth Nolan

    The First World War was a transformative experience for women, facilitating their entry into new spaces and alternative spheres of activity, both on the home front and on the edges of danger zones in Europe and beyond. The centenary of the conflict is an appropriate moment to reassess what we…

    Hardback – 2018-08-21
    Historical Women's Writing

  • Gender and Short Fiction

    Women’s Tales in Contemporary Britain, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jorge Sacido-Romero, Laura Lojo-Rodríguez

    In their new monograph, Gender and Short Fiction: Women’s Tales in Contemporary Britain, Jorge Sacido-Romero and Laura Mª Lojo-Rodríguez explain why artistically ambitious women writers continue turning to the short story, a genre that has not yet attained the degree of literary prestige and social…

    Hardback – 2018-08-08
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Revolutionary Desires

    Women, Communism, and Feminism in India, 1st Edition

    By Ania Loomba

    Revolutionary Desires examines the lives and subjectivities of militant-nationalist and communist women in India from the late 1920s, shortly after the communist movement took root, to the 1960s, when it fractured. This close study demonstrates how India's revolutionary women shaped…

    Paperback – 2018-08-02

  • Reflecting on Miss Marple

    1st Edition

    By Marion Shaw, Sabine Vanacker

    Originally published in 1991, Reflecting on Miss Marple looks at the incongruous combination of violence, murder and a sweet, white-haired old lady, and examines why this makes such a potent but unlikely formula. The book is an astute and engaging account which reveals Miss Marple as a feminist…

    Hardback – 2018-07-27
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Female Fantastic

    Gendering the Supernatural in the 1890s and 1920s, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lizzie Harris McCormick, Jennifer Mitchell, Rebecca Soares

    For women-identified writers of both eras, the fantastic offered double vision. Not only did the genre offer strategic cover for challenging the status quo, but also a heuristic mechanism for teasing out the gendered psyche’s links to creative, personal, and erotic agency. These dynamic…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • Women on the Move

    Body, Memory and Femininity in Present-Day Transnational Diasporic Writing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Silvia Pellicer-Ortín, Julia Kuznetski

    Women on the Move: Body, Memory and Feminity in Present-day Transnational Diasporic Writing explores the role of women in the current globailized era as active migrants. Silvia Pellicer-Ortín and Julia Kuznetski have brought  together a collection of essays from scholars in diaspora,…

    Hardback – 2018-07-11
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • The Ecophobia Hypothesis

    1st Edition

    By Simon C. Estok

    The Ecophobia Hypothesis grows out of the sense that while the theory of biophilia has productively addressed ideal human affinities with nature, the capacity of “the biophilia hypothesis” as an explanatory model of human/ environment relations is limited. The biophilia hypothesis cannot adequately…

    Hardback – 2018-06-19
    Routledge Studies in World Literatures and the Environment

  • The Routledge Companion to Gender, Sex and Latin American Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Frederick Luis Aldama

    The Routledge Companion to Gender, Sex and Latin American Culture is the first comprehensive volume to explore the intersections between gender, sexuality, and the creation, consumption, and interpretation of popular culture in the Américas. The chapters seek to enrich our understanding of the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-06
    Routledge Companions to Gender

  • Routledge Revivals: The Progress of Romance (1986)

    The Politics of Popular Fiction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jean Radford

    First published in 1986, the aim of this book is to present some of the changing thinking on popular writing to a wider audience in view of the enormous growth of mass culture after the war, but also to offer a historical perspective on a specific form of popular fiction: the romance. The essays…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31

  • Masculinity and the Trials of Modern Fiction

    1st Edition

    By Marco Wan

    How do lawyers, judges and jurors read novels? And what is at stake when literature and law confront each other in the courtroom? Nineteenth-century England and France are remembered for their active legal prosecution of literature, and this book examines the ways in which five novels were…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Discourses of Law

  • Katherine Philips: Form, Reception, and Literary Contexts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marie-Louise Coolahan, Gillian Wright

    Katherine Philips (1632–1664) is widely regarded as a pioneering figure within English-language women’s literary history. Best known as a poet, she was also a skilled translator, letter writer and literary critic whose subjects ranged from friendship and retirement to politics and public life. Her…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10
    Historical Women's Writing

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