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  • Preaching the Blues

    Black Feminist Performance in Lynching Plays

    By Maisha Akbar

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Privatised Motherhood

    Confession and Anxiety in Neoliberal Times

    By Ruth Cain

    The privatisation of relationships of care and dependency is increasing; the new social media is facilitating a "confessional" society and our press is keen to interrogate every dimension of our relationships. The combined cultural effect of these elements has created a paradoxical gap within which…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Routledge Companion to Women, Sex, and Gender in the Early British Colonial World

    Edited by Kimberly Anne Coles, Eve Keller

    Over the past three decades women’s and gender studies have evolved into disciplines that have energized "and transformed" the study of the early modern period. But the study of women and gender is not the same. As a discipline, feminism begins with the assumption that the sexed body changes the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-08 
    Routledge

  • Maternal Measures

    Figuring Caregiving in the Early Modern Period

    By Naomi Yavneh

    Edited by Naomi J. Miller

    This title was first published in 2001. Focusing attention on the neglected area of relations between brothers and sisters during the early modern period, this volume explores the sibling dynamics that shaped family relations in Italy, England, France, Spain, and Germany. Using an array of feminist…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning

    A Creative Partnership

    By Mary Sanders Pollock

    This title was first pbulished in 2003. This volume, the first full-length comparative study of the Brownings' poetry since the early twentieth century, examines the creative partnership of Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning through a critical analysis of the poems written by this famous couple…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Staging Slander and Gender in Early Modern England

    By Ina Habermann

    This title was first published in 2003. Though the historical evidence of slander and defamation increasingly attracts the attention of early modern cultural historians and literary scholars, much of the current critical debate has failed to take into account the diverse signifying structures in…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Women's Life Writing in Early Modern Scotland

    Writing the Evangelical Self, c. 1670-c. 1730

    Edited by David George Mullan

    This title was first published in 2003.This edition presents writings by early modern Scottish women about women-namely themselves. From about 1660, Scottish women began to express themselves, sometimes extensively, in religious prose. Here David Mullan showcases selections of these women's…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Women and Gender in 18th-Century Russia

    Edited by Wendy Rosslyn

    This title was first published in 2003. Although the topic of gender has been comparatively well explored with respect to Russia in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the eighteenth century (1700-1825) is still under-researched. This collection of essays by authorities in the field from the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • A Princely Brave Woman

    Essays on Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle

    Edited by Stephen Clucas

    This title was first published in 2003. This collection of essays presents a variety of new approaches to the oeuvre of Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle, one of the most influential and controversial women writers of the seventeenth century. Reflecting the full range of Cavendish's output -…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Adventures in Feminist Dramaturgy

    The Road Less Traveled

    By Laura Hope, Philippa Kelly

    In their lively invocation of a feminist dramaturgy that can lead to innovative and challenging directions in modern theatre-making, Laura Hope and Philippa Kelly make use of first-hand interviews with directors, actors, designers, and critics, as well as their own experiences in the theatre, to…

    Hardback – 2018-09-28 
    Routledge

  • Latin Lyric and Elegiac Poetry

    An Anthology of New Translations, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Diane J. Rayor, William W. Batstone

    Latin Lyric and Elegaic Poetry, first published almost 25 years ago, offered students accurate and poetic translations of poems from the sudden flowering of lyric and elegy in Rome at the end of the Republic and in the first decades of the Augustan principate. Now updated in this second edition,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27 
    Routledge

  • Reflecting on Miss Marple

    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 – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge

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