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  • Men and Masculinity: The Basics

    By Nigel Edley

    Men and Masculinity: The Basics is an accessible introduction to the academic study of masculinity which outlines the key ideas and most pressing issues concerning the field today. Providing readers with a framework for understanding these issues, it explores the ways that masculinity has been…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01 
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    The Basics

  • Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

    By Various

    This set brings together a collection of classic out-of-print works that offer some surprising new takes on the theme of sexuality in literature. Whether examining new spaces by unrepresented women writers of colour or looking afresh at gay writings of the early twentieth century, this set presents…

    Hardback – 2017-04-11 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • Sex Guides

    Books and Films about Sexuality for Young Adults

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-04-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • The Erotic Motive in Literature

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-04-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • Performing La Mestiza

    Textual Representations of Lesbians of Color and the Negotiation of Identities

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-04-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • Double Talk

    The Erotics of Male Literary Collaboration

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-04-11 
    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

    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.…

    Hardback – 2017-04-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • Lesbian Voices From Latin America

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-04-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • Sexual Heretics

    Male Homosexuality in English Literature from 1850-1900

    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.…

    Hardback – 2017-04-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • TransGothic in Literature and Culture

    Edited by Jolene Zigarovich

    This book contributes to an emerging field of study and provides new perspectives on the ways in which Gothic literature, visual media, and other cultural forms explicitly engage gender, sexuality, form, and genre. The collection is a forum in which the ideas of several well-respected critics…

    Hardback – 2017-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Masculinity and Queer Desire in Spanish Enlightenment Literature

    By Mehl Allan Penrose

    In Masculinity and Queer Desire in Spanish Enlightenment Literature, Mehl Allan Penrose examines three distinct male figures, each of which was represented as the Other in eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Spanish literature. The most common configuration of non-normative men was the…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • Gender(ed) Identities

    Critical Rereadings of Gender in Children's and Young Adult Literature

    Edited by Tricia Clasen, Holly Hassel

    This volume brings together diverse, cross-disciplinary scholarly voices to examine gender construction in children's and young adult literature. It complements and updates the scholarship in the field by creating a rich, cohesive examination of core questions around gender and sexuality in classic…

    Hardback – 2016-08-23
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

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