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  • Palestinian Literature and Film in Postcolonial Feminist Perspective

    1st Edition

    By Anna Ball

    Palestinian Literature and Film in Postcolonial Feminist Perspective is the first sustained study of gender-consciousness in the Palestinian creative imagination. Drawing on concepts from postcolonial feminist theory, Ball analyses a range of literary and filmic works by major creative…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Politics and Genre in the Works of Elizabeth Hamilton, 1756–1816

    1st Edition

    By Claire Grogan

    In the first book-length study of the well-respected and popular British writer Elizabeth Hamilton, Claire Grogan addresses a significant gap in scholarship that enlarges and complicates critical understanding of the Romantic woman writer. From 1797 to 1818, Hamilton published in a wide range of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Music and Gender in English Renaissance Drama

    1st Edition

    By Katrine K. Wong

    This book offers a survey of how female and male characters in English Renaissance theatre participated and interacted in musical activities, both inside and outside the contemporary societal decorum. Wong’s analysis broadens our understanding of the general theatrical representation of music, or…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • The Political in Margaret Atwood's Fiction

    The Writing on the Wall of the Tent, 1st Edition

    By Theodore F. Sheckels

    Suggesting that politics and power are at the center of Margaret Atwood's fiction, Theodore F. Sheckels examines Atwood's novels from The Edible Woman to The Year of the Flood. Whether her treatment is explicit as in Bodily Harm and The Handmaid's Tale or by means of an exploration of interiority…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Nineteenth-Century Spiritualism and the Occult

    1st Edition

    By Tatiana Kontou

    Edited by Sarah Willburn

    Critical attention to the Victorian supernatural has flourished over the last twenty-five years. Whether it is spiritualism or Theosophy, mesmerism or the occult, the dozens of book-length studies and hundreds of articles that have appeared recently reflect the avid scholarly discussion of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Catherine Cookson Country

    On the Borders of Legitimacy, Fiction, and History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julie Anne Taddeo

    Britain's most widely read author of the late twentieth century, Catherine Cookson published more than 100 books, including The Fifteen Streets, The Black Velvet Gown, and Katie Mulhollond. Set in England's industrial northeast, her novels depict the social, economic, and emotional hardships of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • The Life and Works of Augusta Jane Evans Wilson, 1835–1909

    1st Edition

    By Brenda Ayres

    Over the course of her 57-year career, Augusta Jane Evans Wilson published nine best-selling novels, but her significant contributions to American literature have until recently gone largely unrecognized. Brenda Ayres, in her long overdue critical biography of the novelist once referred to as the '…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Dickens, Sexuality and Gender

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lillian Nayder

    This volume of essays examines Dickens's complex representations of sexuality and gender as well as his use of gender ideologies and sexual and gender differences over the course of his literary career, from his first sketches and early novels to his late works of fiction. The essays approach…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    A Library of Essays on Charles Dickens

  • Midwiving Subjects in Shakespeare’s England

    1st Edition

    By Caroline Bicks

    At the intersections of early modern literature and history, Shakespeare and Women's Studies, Midwiving Subjects explores how Shakespearean drama and contemporary medical, religious and popular texts figured the midwife as a central producer of the body's cultural markers. In addition to attending…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

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

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-05-09
    Routledge

  • Women’s Prophetic Writings in Seventeenth-Century Britain

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-05-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Performing Emotions

    Gender, Bodies, Spaces, in Chekhov's Drama and Stanislavski's Theatre, 1st Edition

    By Peta Tait

    In Performing Emotions, Peta Tait's central argument is that performing emotions in realism is also performing gender identity. Emotions are phenomena that are performable by bodies, which have cultural identities. In turn, these create cultural spaces of emotions. This study integrates scholarship…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30
    Routledge

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