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  • Writing Intimacy into Feminist Geography

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pamela Moss, Courtney Donovan

    Intimacy, expressed through the feelings and sensations of the researcher, is bound up in the work of a feminist geographer. Tapping into this intimacy and including it in academic writing facilitates a grasping of the effects of power in particular places and initiates a discussion about how to…

    Hardback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge

  • Singapore Literature and Culture

    Current Directions in Local and Global Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angelia Mui Cheng Poon, Angus Whitehead

    Since the nation-state sprang into being in 1965, Singapore literature in English has blossomed energetically, and yet there have been few books focusing on contextualizing and analyzing Singapore literature despite the increasing international attention garnered by Singaporean writers. This volume…

    Hardback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Critical Essays on Shakespeare's A Lover's Complaint

    Suffering Ecstasy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shirley Sharon-Zisser

    Despite the outpour of interpretations, from critics of all schools, on Shakespeare's dramatic works and other poetic works, A Lover's Complaint has been almost totally ignored by criticism. This collection of essays is designed to bring to the poem the attention it deserves for its beauty, its…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge

  • Sibling Relations and Gender in the Early Modern World

    Sisters, Brothers and Others, 1st Edition

    Edited by Naomi J. Miller, Naomi Yavneh

    While the relationships between parents and children have long been a staple of critical inquiry, bonds between siblings have received far less attention among early modern scholars. Indeed, until now, no single volume has focused specifically on relations between brothers and sisters during the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • Garden Plots

    The Politics and Poetics of Gardens, 1st Edition

    By Shelley Saguaro

    Shelley Saguaro's unique book illustrates the persistent presence of gardens in literature. Gardens in fiction do not simply represent a familiar theme, Saguaro contends, but are bound up with wider aesthetic and ideological issues. As with literary forms, so too are gardens subject to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge

  • Dickens and the Rise of Divorce

    The Failed-Marriage Plot and the Novel Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Kelly Hager

    Questioning a literary history that, since Ian Watt's Rise of the Novel, has privileged the courtship plot, Kelly Hager proposes an equally powerful but overlooked narrative focusing on the failed marriage. Hager maps the legal history of marriage and divorce, providing crucial background as she…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • The Poetics and Politics of the American Gothic

    Gender and Slavery in Nineteenth-Century American Literature, 1st Edition

    By Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet

    Taking as its point of departure recent insights about the performative nature of genre, The Poetics and Politics of the American Gothic challenges the critical tendency to accept at face value that gothic literature is mainly about fear. Instead, Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet argues that the American…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • Women Writing the Home Tour, 1682–1812

    1st Edition

    By Zoë Kinsley

    Between the late seventeenth and the early nineteenth century, the possibilities for travelling within Britain became increasingly various owing to improved transport systems and the popularization of numerous tourist spots. Women Writing the Home Tour, 1682-1812 examines women's participation in…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • Closeted Writing and Lesbian and Gay Literature

    Classical, Early Modern, Eighteenth-Century, 1st Edition

    By David M. Robinson

    Arguing for renewed attention to covert same-sex-oriented writing (and to authorial intention more generally), this study explores the representation of female and male homosexuality in late sixteenth- through mid-eighteenth-century British and French literature. The author also uncovers and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • Women and Shakespeare's Cuckoldry Plays

    Shifting Narratives of Marital Betrayal, 1st Edition

    By Cristina León Alfar

    How does a woman become a whore? What are the discursive dynamics making a woman a whore? And, more importantly, what are the discursive mechanics of unmaking? In Women and Shakespeare’s Cuckoldry Plays: Shifting Narratives of Marital Betrayal, Cristina León Alfar pursues these questions to tease…

    Hardback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • Islam and Postcolonial Discourse

    Purity and Hybridity, 1st Edition

    By Esra Mirze Santesso, James McClung

    Largely, though not exclusively, as a legacy of the 2001 attack on the World Trade Center, Islamic faith has become synonymous in many corners of the media and academia with violence, which many believe to be its primary mode of expression. The absence of a sophisticated recognition of the wide…

    Hardback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge

  • Sex Trafficking in Postcolonial Literature

    Transnational Narratives from Joyce to Bolaño, 1st Edition

    By Laura Barberán Reinares

    At present, the bulk of the existing research on sex trafficking originates in the social sciences. Sex Trafficking in Postcolonial Literature adds an original perspective on this issue by examining representations of sex trafficking in postcolonial literature. This book is a sustained…

    Paperback – 2017-02-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

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