Feminist Literature & Theory Products

  • C. G. Jung in the Humanities

    Taking the Soul's Path, 1st Edition

    By Susan Rowland

    This book demonstrates for the first time the significance of Jung’s work to the humanities, and to those areas where the humanities and sciences share borders. More radically, it shows that Jung was a writer of myth, alchemy, narrative, and poetics, as well as on them. Jung’s core concepts are…

    Paperback – 2019-11-04

  • Sanctity and Female Authorship

    Birgitta of Sweden & Catherine of Siena, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria H. Oen, Unn Falkeid

    Birgitta of Sweden (Birgitta Birgersdotter, 1302/03-1373) and her younger contemporary Catherine of Siena (Caterina Benincasa, 1347-1380) form the most powerful and influential female duo in European history. Both enjoyed saintly reputations in life, while acting as the charismatic leaders of a…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30
    Routledge Studies in Medieval Religion and Culture

  • The Feminist Architecture of Postmodern Anti-Tales

    Space, Time, and Bodies, 1st Edition

    By Kendra Reynolds

    This monograph aims to counter the assumption that the anti-tale is a ‘subversive twin’ or dark side of the fairy tale coin, instead it argues that the anti-tale is a genre rich in complexity and radical potential that fundamentally challenges the damaging ideologies and socializing influence of…

    Hardback – 2019-10-24
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Postfeminism in Context

    Women, Australian Popular Culture, and the Unsettling of Postfeminism, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Henderson, Anthea Taylor

    Postfeminism in Context studies the representation of women in Australian popular culture over the past three decades to locate postfeminism in a specific time and place. Margaret Henderson and Anthea Taylor argue that ‘postfeminism’, as a critical term, has been too often deployed in ways that…

    Hardback – 2019-10-23
    Feminism and Female Sexuality

  • Multilingual Life Writing by French and Francophone Women

    Translingual Selves, 1st Edition

    By Natalie Edwards

    This volume examines the ways in which multilingual women authors incorporate several languages into their life writing. It compares the work of six contemporary authors who write predominantly in French. It analyses the narrative strategies they develop to incorporate more than one language into…

    Hardback – 2019-10-21
    Routledge Auto/Biography Studies

  • Narrative Authority and Homeostasis in the Novels of Doris Lessing and Carmen Martín Gaite

    1st Edition

    By Linda E. Chown

    This study, originally published in 1990, assesses a shift in the presentation of self-consciousness in two pairs of novels by Doris Lessing and Carmen Martín Gaite: 1) Lessing’s The Summer Before the Dark (1973) and Martín Gaite’s Retahílas (1974) and 2) Lessing’s The Memoirs of a Survivor (1974)…

    Hardback – 2019-10-18
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

  • Notebooks/Memoirs/Archives

    Reading and Rereading Doris Lessing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jenny Taylor

    Since The Grass is Singing was published in 1950, Doris Lessing has commanded a widespread and heterogeneous readership. Written from a feminist political perspective, and employing diverse modes of critical analysis, the present volume, originally published in 1982, aims to combine detailed…

    Hardback – 2019-10-18
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

  • Preaching the Blues

    Black Feminist Performance in Lynching Plays, 1st Edition

    By Maisha S. Akbar

    Preaching the Blues: Black Feminist Performance in Lynching Plays examines several lynching plays to foreground black women’s performances as non-normative subjects who challenge white supremacist ideology. Maisha S. Akbar re-maps the study of lynching drama by examining plays that are contingent…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08

  • Women’s Writing from Wales before 1914

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Aaron

    This essay collection rediscovers and reassesses a host of still little-known, pre-1914, Welsh women writers. In the last few decades considerable advances have been made towards rediscovering, contextualising, and analysing women’s writing from Wales. The combined influences of the post-…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01
    Historical Women's Writing

  • Queering Femininity

    Sexuality, Feminism and the Politics of Presentation, 1st Edition

    By Hannah McCann

    Queering Femininity focuses on femininity as a style of gender presentation and asks how (and whether) it can be refigured as a creative and queer style of the body. Drawing on a range of feminist texts and interviews with self-identifying queer femmes from the LGBTQ community, Hannah McCann argues…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Feminism and Female Sexuality

  • Situated Writing as Theory and Method

    The Untimely Academic Novella, 1st Edition

    By Mona Livholts

    This creative and original book develops a framework for situated writing as theory and method, and presents a trilogy of untimely academic novellas as exemplars of the uses of situated writing. It is an inter- and trans-disciplinary book in which a diversity of forms are used to create a set of…

    Hardback – 2019-09-03
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Nineteenth-Century Southern Women Writers

    Grace King and Modernism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melissa Walker Heidari, Brigitte Zaugg

    The essays in this book explore the role of Grace King’s fiction in the movement of American literature from local color and realism to modernism and show that her work exposes a postbellum New Orleans that is fragmented socially, politically, and linguistically. In her introduction, Melissa Walker…

    Hardback – 2019-08-19
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

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