Literature & Gender Studies Products

  • Rumpelstiltskin’s Secret

    What Women Didn’t Tell the Grimms, 1st Edition

    By Harry Rand

    Everyone knows Rumpelstiltskin's story. Or thinks they do. We heard it as children. We might affectionately remember the adult voices reciting the tale or recall the light in the room and the time of day when we enjoyed hearing this scripted performance. A grownup's voice added roughness and pitch…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 

  • The Queerness of Translation

    Transference, Interpretation, Theory, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Larkosh

    This groundbreaking work explores how scholarship from queer theory can help to bridge the gap between translation studies and other disciplines, including cultural studies, comparative literature, anthropology, philosophy, and history. The book is divided thematically into five sections that…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Ukrainian Erotomaniac Fictions

    First Postindependence Wave, 1st Edition

    By Maryna Romanets

    Ukrainian Erotomaniac Fictions explores the aggressive sexualization of the Ukrainian cultural mainstream after the collapse of the USSR as a counter-reaction to the Soviet state's totalitarian, repressive politics of the body. While the book's introduction includes concise sections on such…

    Hardback – 2019-06-12 
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Mary Elizabeth Braddon

    Writing in the Margins, 1st Edition

    By Anne Marie Beller

    Exploring the theme of marginality in Mary Elizabeth Braddon novels from The Trail of the Serpent (1861) to The Infidel (1900), Anne-Marie Beller makes astute connections between the marginalized position of the female popular novelist and the marginalized subject in Braddon's fiction. In so doing,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-28 
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • Jane Austen, George Eliot and the Reflective Tradition

    1st Edition

    By Rose Pimentel

    In her exploration of the moral tradition shared between Jane Austen and George Eliot, Rose Pimentel argues that a common ethical dynamic between the two authors, and what would later be known as the realist novel, emerged from an emphasis on reflection as introspection that was widespread in the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28 
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • Emotions in Muslim Hausa Women's Fiction

    More than Just Romance, 1st Edition

    By Umma Aliyu Musa

    This book examines the emotions expressed in Hausa women’s prose fiction in northern Nigeria, showing how Hausa Muslim women writers use fiction in their indigenous language to demonstrate and express their anger about the problems they face in a patriarchal society. Umma Aliyu Musa shows how Hausa…

    Hardback – 2019-03-22 
    Global Africa

  • Beards and Masculinity in American Literature

    1st Edition

    By Peter Ferry

    Beards and Masculinity in American Literature presents the social, historical, gender, and political power of facial hair in the representation of masculinities in American prose and poetry. Employing cutting-edge theories from the fields of Gender Studies, Masculinity Studies, and Queer Studies,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • A Century of Encounters

    Writing the Other in Arab North Africa, 1st Edition

    By Tanja Stampfl

    A Century of Encounters analyzes Arab, American, and European literary depictions of self and other as they interact with each other in Arab North Africa throughout the twentieth century and introduces the trope of the encounter as a lens through which to read contemporary world literature…

    Hardback – 2019-03-13 
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Altered Consciousness in the Twentieth Century

    1st Edition

    By Jake Poller

    The twentieth century saw an unprecedented spike in the study of altered states of consciousness. New ASCs, such as those associated with LSD and psilocybin mushrooms, were cultivated and studied, while older ASCs were given new classifications: out-of-body experiences, near-death experiences,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-12 
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Rethinking the Victim

    Gender and Violence in Contemporary Australian Women's Writing, 1st Edition

    By Anne Brewster, Sue Kossew

    This book is the first to examine gender and violence in Australian literature. It argues that literary texts by Australian women writers offer unique ways of understanding the social problem of gendered violence, bringing this often private and suppressed issue into the public sphere. It draws on…

    Hardback – 2019-03-07 
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Modernism, Feminism and Everyday Life

    1st Edition

    By Tara Thomson

    Faced with a rapidly changing world, modernist authors turned their attention to the mundane details of everyday life, seeking new discourses and techniques to articulate their experiences of modernity. Drawing on theories of everyday life, Tara Thomson explores modernist fiction by women who were…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 

  • Modernism and Modernity in British Women’s Magazines

    Ultra-Modern Eves, 1st Edition

    By Alice Wood

    This book explores the treatment of modernism and modernity in early twentieth-century British women’s magazines. It expands recent research into the diverse markets and publication outlets through which literary modernism circulated by tracing modernism’s presence in commercial magazines that have…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

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