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  • Victorian Culture and the Origin of Disciplines

    1st Edition

    By Bennett Zon, Bernard Lightman

    Current studies in disciplinarity range widely across philosophical and literary contexts, producing heated debate and entrenched divergences. Yet, despite their manifest significance for us today seldom have those studies engaged with the Victorian origins of modern disciplinarity.  Victorian…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 

  • Bodies in Transitions in the Health Humanities

    Representations of Corporeality, 1st Edition

    Edited by LISA M DETORA, Stephanie Mathilde Hilger

    In recent years, the transitioning body has become the subject of increasing scholarly, medical, and political interest. This interdisciplinary collection seeks to enable productive dialogue about bodily transformation and its many potential meanings and possibilities. Recent high-profile sex…

    Hardback – 2019-07-17 

  • Signing the Body

    Marks on Skin in Early Modern France, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-07-01 

  • Jane Austen's Men

    Rewriting Masculinity in the Romantic Era, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Ailwood

    This book illuminates Jane Austen’s exploration of masculinity through the courtship romance genre in the socially, politically and culturally turbulent Romantic era. Austen scrutinises, satirises, censures and ultimately rewrites dominant modes of masculinity through the courtship romance plot…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge Studies in Romanticism

  • 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 – 2019-05-06 
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • 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 – 2019-03-26
    Global Africa

  • 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 – 2019-03-14
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • 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

  • Altered Consciousness in the Twentieth Century

    1st Edition

    Edited 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 – 2019-02-25
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century 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 – 2019-02-13
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Lucas Malet, Dissident Pilgrim

    Critical Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Ford, Alexandra Gray

    Popular novelist, female aesthete, Victorian radical and proto-modernist, Lucas Malet (Mary St. Leger  Harrison, 1852-1931) was one of the most successful writers of her day, yet few of her remarkable novels remain in print. Malet was a daughter of the ‘broad church’ priest and well-known Victorian…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

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