Queer Theory Products

  • Queering Femininity

    Sexuality, Feminism and the Politics of Presentation

    By Hannah McCann

    Queering Femininity focuses on femininity as a style of gender presentation and asks how (and whether) it can be refigured as a creative and queer style of the body. Drawing on a range of feminist texts and interviews with self-identifying queer femmes from the LGBTQ community, Hannah McCann argues…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge
    Feminism and Female Sexuality

  • Queer Sinophone Cultures

    Edited by Howard Chiang, Ari Larissa Heinrich

    The Sinophone framework emphasises the diversity of Chinese-speaking communities and cultures, and seeks to move beyond a binary model of China and the West. Indeed, this strikingly resembles attempts within the queer studies movement to challenge the dimorphisms of sex and gender. Bringing…

    Paperback – 2017-10-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • TransGothic in Literature and Culture

    Edited by Jolene Zigarovich

    This book contributes to an emerging field of study and provides new perspectives on the ways in which Gothic literature, visual media, and other cultural forms explicitly engage gender, sexuality, form, and genre. The collection is a forum in which the ideas of several well-respected critics…

    Hardback – 2017-09-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Profit and Pleasure

    Sexual Identities in Late Capitalism, 2nd Edition

    By Rosemary Hennessy

    Profit and Pleasure, Second Edition is a classic intervention into the relationship between capitalism and sexual identity. Rosemary Hennessy boldly reorients queer theory toward an up-close analysis of the structures of consumption, labor, and commodification, revealing how sexual identity—in the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-21
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare and the Future of Theory

    Edited by François-Xavier Gleyzon, Johann Gregory

    Shakespeare and the Future of Theory convenes internationally renowned Shakespeare scholars, and scholars of the Early Modern period, and presents, discusses, and evaluates the most recent research and information concerning the future of theory in relation to Shakespeare’s corpus. Original in its…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Genealogies and Conceptual Belonging

    Zones of Interference between Gender and Diversity

    By Eike Marten

    Taking recent German debates of diversity terminology as a case example for scrutinizing enactments of genealogy that assume a linear image of progressive generation, this book engages with performative effects of genealogical stories in academic texts that negotiate conceptual belonging. While…

    Hardback – 2017-02-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • A Reader's Guide to Contemporary Literary Theory

    6th Edition

    By Raman Selden, Peter Widdowson, Peter Brooker

    A Reader’s Guide to Contemporary Literary Theory is a classic introduction to the complex yet crucial area of literary theory. This book is known for its clear, accessible style and its thorough, logical approach, guiding the reader through the essentials of literary theory. It includes two new…

    Paperback – 2016-12-08
    Routledge

  • The Cultural Politics of Chick Lit

    Popular Fiction, Postfeminism and Representation

    By Heike Missler

    Chick lit is the marketing label attributed to a surge of books published in the wake of Helen Fielding's Bridget Jones's Diary (1996) and Candace Bushnell's Sex and the City (1997). Branded by their pink or pastel-coloured book covers, chick-lit novels have been a highly successful and ubiquitous…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Improper Modernism

    Djuna Barnes's Bewildering Corpus

    By Daniela Caselli

    In her compelling reexamination of Djuna Barnes's work, Daniela Caselli raises timely questions about Barnes, biography and feminist criticism, identity and authority, and modernist canon formation. Through close readings of Barnes's manuscripts, correspondence, critically acclaimed and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Gender(ed) Identities

    Critical Rereadings of Gender in Children's and Young Adult Literature

    Edited by Tricia Clasen, Holly Hassel

    This volume brings together diverse, cross-disciplinary scholarly voices to examine gender construction in children's and young adult literature. It complements and updates the scholarship in the field by creating a rich, cohesive examination of core questions around gender and sexuality in classic…

    Hardback – 2016-08-23
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Male-to-Female Crossdressing in Early Modern English Literature

    Gender, Performance, and Queer Relations

    By Simone Chess

    This volume examines and theorizes the oft-ignored phenomenon of male-to-female (MTF) crossdressing in early modern drama, prose, and poetry, inviting MTF crossdressing episodes to take a fuller place alongside instances of female-to-male crossdressing and boy actors’ crossdressing, which have long…

    Hardback – 2016-04-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

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