Literature & Gender Studies Products

  • 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 – 2018-09-10 

  • Male Adolescence in Mid-Victorian Fiction

    George Meredith, W. M. Thackeray, and Anthony Trollope

    By Alice Crossley

    Focusing on works by George Meredith, W. M. Thackeray, and Anthony Trollope, Alice Crossley expounds on the emergence of adolescence in the mid-Victorian period as a distinct form of experience. Adolescence, Crossley shows, appears as a discrete category of identity that draws on but is nonetheless…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20 
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • Signing the Body

    Marks on Skin in Early Modern France

    By Katherine Dauge-Roth

    The first major scholarly investigation into the rich history and ambiguous status of the body as a written object, this interdisciplinary study surveys varied forms of corporeal writing, imprinting and marking in France in the early modern period. Author Katherine Dauge-Roth demonstrates that the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 

  • Revolutionary Desires

    Women, communism, and feminism in India

    By Ania Loomba

    Revolutionary Desires examines the lives and subjectivities of militant-nationalist and communist women in India, from the late 1920s, shortly after the communist movement took root, to the 1960s, when it fractured. This book traces the experiences of these women, showing how they were constrained…

    Paperback – 2018-08-02 

  • Latin Lyric and Elegiac Poetry

    An Anthology of New Translations, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Diane J. Rayor, William W. Batstone

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 

  • Reflective Reading and the Power of Narrative

    Producing the Reader

    By Karyn Sproles

    Reflective Reading and the Power of Narrative: Producing the Reader is an interdisciplinary exploration into the profound power of narratives to create—and recreate—how we imagine ourselves. It posits that the process of producing a text also produces the reader. Written from the perspective of a…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26 
    Interdisciplinary Research in Gender

  • The Criminalisation of Fantasy Material

    Law and Sexually Explicit Representations of Fictional Children

    By Hadeel Al-Alosi

    This book addresses the criminalisation of sexually explicit material depicting or describing fictitious characters who appear to be children. It is the first book of its kind to specifically examine the expansion of the law to include fictional representations of children, focusing on the law in…

    Hardback – 2018-07-13 

  • Preaching the Blues

    Black Feminist Performance in Lynching Plays

    By Maisha Akbar

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • 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 – 2018-06-30 

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Romantic Women Writers

    By Ann R Hawkins, Maura Ives

    Recovery efforts in the last 25 years have dramatically expanded our understanding of the numbers of women in the Romantic book trade. Responding to the need for a guide to this important field, The Ashgate Research Companion to Romantic Women Writers provides scholars with a comprehensive…

    Hardback – 2018-06-28 

  • Rethinking the Victim

    Gendered Violence in Australian Women's Literature

    By Anne Brewster, Sue Kossew

    Rethinking the Victim: Gendered Violence in Australian Literature is the first comprehensive investigation of the multiple and interrelated forms of violence which play out across intimate, familial, colonial and militarised zones in Australian women’s literature. Arguing that gendered violence is…

    Hardback – 2018-06-15 
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Rumpelstiltskin’s Secret

    What Women Didn’t Tell the Grimms

    By Harry Rand

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 

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