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  • Women and the Poetics of Dissent in the English Revolution

    By Katherine Romack

    Women and the Poetics of Dissent in the English Revolution examines the aesthetic dimensions of female sectarian culture during the English Civil Wars and Interregnum. The topics covered here range from explorations of the formal aspects of women's street performance, petitioning, and political…

    Hardback – 2017-07-28 
    Routledge

  • Italian Children’s Literature and National Identity

    Childhood, Melancholy, Modernity

    By Maria Truglio

    This book bridges the fields of Children’s Literature and Italian Studies by examining how turn-of-the-century children’s books forged a unified national identity for the new Italian State. Through contextualized close readings of a wide range of texts, Truglio shows how the 19th-century concept of…

    Hardback – 2017-07-21 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Women and Nature?

    Beyond Dualism in Gender, Body, and Environment

    Edited by Douglas A. Vakoch, Sam Mickey

    Women and Nature? Beyond Dualism in Gender, Body, and Environment provides a historical context for understanding the contested relationships between women and nature, and it articulates strategies for moving beyond the dualistic theories and practices that often frame those relationships. In 1974,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Writing the Mind

    Representing Consciousness from Proust to Present

    By Simon Kemp

    "My thought is me: that is why I cannot stop. I exist because I think… and I can’t stop myself from thinking." – Jean-Paul Sartre, Nausea Writing the Mind: Representing Consciousness from Proust to Darrieussecq explores the works of seven ground-breaking thinkers and novelists of recent history to…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge

  • Profit and Pleasure

    Sexual Identities in Late Capitalism, 2nd Edition

    By Rosemary Hennessy

    Profit and Pleasure, Second edition is a classic intervention into the relationship between capitalism and sexual identity. Rosemary Hennessy boldly reorients queer theory toward an up-close analysis of the structures of consumption, labor, and commodification, revealing how sexual identity – in…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge

  • The Daughter Zion Allegory in Medieval German Religious Writing

    By Annette Volfing

    The Daughter Zion allegory represents a particular narrative articulation of the paradigm of bridal mysticism deriving from the Song of Songs, the core element of which is the quest of Daughter Zion for a worthy object of love. Examining medieval German religious writing (verse and prose) and Dutch…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Jane Austen and the Reformation

    Remembering the Sacred Landscape

    By Roger Emerson Moore

    Jane Austen's England was littered with remnants of medieval religion. From her schooling in the gatehouse of Reading Abbey to her visits to cousins at Stoneleigh Abbey, Austen faced constant reminders of the wrenching religious upheaval that reordered the English landscape just 250 years before…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Women, Rhetoric, and Drama in Early Modern Italy

    By Alexandra Coller

    Sixteenth-century Italy witnessed the rebirth of comedy, tragedy, and tragicomedy in the pastoral mode. Traditionally, we think of comedy and tragedy as remakes of ancient models, and tragicomedy alone as the invention of the moderns. Women, Rhetoric, and Drama in Early Modern Italy suggests that…

    Hardback – 2017-06-29 
    Routledge

  • Annotating Modernism

    Marginalia and Pedagogy from Virginia Woolf to the Confessional Poets

    By Amanda Golden

    Making extensive use of archival materials by Sylvia Plath, John Berryman, and Anne Sexton, Amanda Golden constructs a new narrative of the relationship between modernism and post-war poetry. While Golden situates her book among other materialist histories of modernism, she moves beyond examination…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Women’s Prophetic Writings in Seventeenth-Century Britain

    By Carme Font

    This study examines women’s prophetic writings in seventeenth-century Britain as the literary outcome of a discourse of social transformation that integrates religious conscience, political participation, and gender identity. The following pages approach prophecy as a culture, a language, and a…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • The Routledge Research Companion to the Works of Sor Juana Inéz de la Cruz

    Edited by Emilie L. Bergmann, Stacey Schlau

    Called by her contemporaries the "Tenth Muse," Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1648–1695) has continued to stir both popular and scholarly imaginations.  While generations of Mexican schoolchildren have memorized her satirical verses, only since the 1970s has her writing received consistent…

    Hardback – 2017-05-03 
    Routledge

  • Gender and Identity Formation in Contemporary Mexican Literature

    By Marina Perez de Mendiola

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Latin American Studies

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