Feminist Literature & Theory Products

  • 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
    Routledge
    Historical Women's Writing

  • Routledge Revivals: Literary Fat Ladies (1987)

    Rhetoric, Gender, Property, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Parker

    First published in 1987, the essays in this volume focus on questions of gender, property and power in the use of rhetoric and the practice of literary genres, and provide a historicised cultural critique. They analyse the links between rhetoric and property, but also representations of women as…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13
    Routledge

  • ‘The Right Thing to Read’

    A History of Australian Girl-Readers, 1910-1960, 1st Edition

    By Bronwyn Lowe

    ‘The Right Thing to Read’: A History of Australian Girl-Readers, 1910-1960 explores the reading habits, identity, and construction of femininity of Australian girls aged between ten and fourteen from 1910 to 1960. It investigates changing notions of Australian girlhood across the period, and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-19
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Feminism's Queer Temporalities

    1st Edition

    By Sam McBean

    Despite feminism’s uneven movements, it has been predominantly understood through metaphors of generations or waves. Feminism's Queer Temporalities builds on critiques of the limitations of this linear model to explore alternative ways of imagining feminism’s timing. It finds in feminism’s literary…

    Paperback – 2018-03-09
    Routledge
    Transformations

  • Graphic Girlhoods

    Visualizing Education and Violence, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Marshall

    Drawing on a dynamic set of "graphic texts of girlhood," Elizabeth Marshall identifies the locations, cultural practices, and representational strategies through which schoolgirls experience real and metaphorical violence. How is the schoolgirl made legible through violence in graphic texts of…

    Hardback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Feminist Theory Across Disciplines

    Feminist Community and American Women's Poetry, 1st Edition

    By Shira Wolosky

    Defying traditional definitions of public and private as gendered terms, and broadening discussion of women’s writing in relation to feminist work done in other fields, this study addresses American women’s poetry from the seventeenth to late-twentieth century. Engaging the fields of literary…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Gender and Humor

    Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Delia Chiaro, Raffaella Baccolini

    In the mid-seventies, both gender studies and humor studies emerged as new disciplines, with scholars from various fields undertaking research in these areas. The first publications that emerged in the field of gender studies came out of disciplines such as philosophy, history, and literature,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Beyond Gender

    An Advanced Introduction to Futures of Feminist and Sexuality Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Greta Olson, Mirjam Horn-Schott, Daniel Hartley, Regina Leonie Schmidt

    Scholars and activists often narrate the history of gender and feminism as a progression of "waves," said to mark high points of innovation in theory and moments of political breakthrough. Arguing for the notion of multiple futurities over that of progressive waves, Beyond Gender combines…

    Hardback – 2018-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Literature and Ecofeminism

    Intersectional and International Voices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Douglas A. Vakoch, Sam Mickey

    Bringing together ecofeminism and ecological literary criticism (ecocriticism), this book presents diverse ways of understanding and responding to the tangled relationships between the personal, social, and environmental dimensions of human experience and expression. Literature and Ecofeminism…

    Hardback – 2018-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Romancing the Postmodern

    1st Edition

    By Diane Elam

    By exposing the theory of romance to the romance of theory, Diane Elam explores literature’s most uncertain, least easily definable and most tenacious genre, assessing its implications for both feminism and the understanding of history. Arguing for a parallel between postmodernism’s divided…

    Paperback – 2018-01-09
    Routledge

  • Reflecting on Nana

    1st Edition

    By Bernice Chitnis

    First published in 1991, this book radically challenged the view of Nana as the story of an old fashioned femme fatale and reinterprets her as a feminist heroine who manages to overturn patriarchy. The author shows how Nana confronts the traditional social order and offers an alternative version.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • Courtship and the English Novel

    Feminist Readings in the Fiction of George Meredith, 1st Edition

    By Janet Horowitz Murray

    First published in 1987, these essays deal with the three major novels of George Meredith. It explores in particular Meredith’s feminism and demonstrates how each novel embodies his very modern views of the relations between the sexes. This book will be of interest to those studying 19th Century…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

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