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  • Readings in Renaissance Women's Drama

    Criticism, History, and Performance 1594-1998, 1st Edition

    Edited by S. P. Cerasano, Marion Wynne-Davies

    Readings in Renaissance Women's Drama is the most complete sourcebook for the study of this growing area of inquiry. It brings together, for the first time, a collection of the key critical commentaries and historical essays - both classic and contemporary - on Renaissance women's drama.…

    Paperback – 1998-10-01

  • Romantic Period Writings 1798-1832: An Anthology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Haywood, Zachary Leader

    Romantic Period Writings 1798-1832 provides a valuable insight into the condition of Britain in the early part of the nineteenth century. It includes original documents from a range of disciplines and discourses. Each section includes a scholarly introduction, select bibliography, and annotations.…

    Paperback – 1998-06-25

  • Simone de Beauvoir: A Critical Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Fallaize

    This is the first volume to gather together all the classic critical texts on Simone de Beauvoir's work as a feminist, novelist and philosopher. The essays are divided into three sections examining her fiction, her life and her famous work The Second Sex. In a compelling introduction Elizabeth…

    Paperback – 1998-04-16

  • Tragedy

    1st Edition

    By John Drakakis, Naomi Conn Liebler

    This wide-ranging and unique collection of documents on one of the most enduring of literary genres, Tragedy, offers a radical revaluation of its significance in the light of the critical attention that it has received during the past one-hundred and fifty years. The foundations of much…

    Paperback – 1998-04-09
    Longman Critical Readers

  • Medieval Scholarship: Biographical Studies on the Formation of a Discipline

    Literature and Philology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Damico

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 1998-04-01
    Garland Library of Medieval Literature

  • The Arthurian Handbook

    Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Norris J. Lacy, Geoffrey Ashe, Debra N. Mancoff

    Everything you ever wanted to know about King Arthur and his knights is covered in this fascinating volume: the origins of the Grail legend, the Tristan and Isolde love story in opera and literature, Spielberg's use of Arthurian motifs in Star Wars , the depiction of Arthur in paintings, the…

    Paperback – 1997-10-01

  • The Second Wave

    A Reader in Feminist Theory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Linda Nicholson

    The Second Wave collects many of the major essays of feminist theory of the past forty years, essays by the figures who have made key contributions to feminist theory during this period and have generated extensive discussion. Organized historically, these essays provide a sense of the major…

    Paperback – 1997-02-21

  • Secret Sexualities

    A Sourcebook of 17th and 18th Century Writing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian McCormick

    Secret Sexualities is expansive in its historical range, vast sources and scholarly research. It contains rare, unpublished, primary material, extensive critical and contextual material by the editor, and refuses to discriminate between issues of sex, sexuality and gender. The coverage includes: *…

    Paperback – 1997-01-16

  • Victorian Women Poets

    1st Edition

    By Tess Cosslett

    Through her selection of fourteen essays, Tess Cosslett charts the rediscovery by feminist critics of the Victorian Women Poets such as Emily Brontë, Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Christina Rossetti, and the subsequent developments as critics use a range of modern theoretical approaches to…

    Paperback – 1996-10-22
    Longman Critical Readers

  • A Cultural Studies Reader

    History, Theory, Practice, 1st Edition

    By Jessica Munns, Gita Rajan, Roger Bromley

    Bringing together the most important theoretical work defining the role and practices of culture, this volume provides a historical overview of the field. It includes a wide range of texts from nineteenth-century thinkers and contemporary theorists such as Raymond Williams and Antonio Gramsci,…

    Paperback – 1996-01-12

  • Renaissance Woman: A Sourcebook

    Constructions of Femininity in England, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Aughterson

    Renaissance Woman: A Sourcebook is an invaluable collection of accounts of women and femininity in early modern England. The volume is divided thematically into nine sections, each with an accessible introduction, notes on sources and an annotated bibliography. The sections are:* Theology * Biology…

    Paperback – 1995-12-14

  • Psychoanalysis and Gender

    An Introductory Reader, 1st Edition

    By Rosalind Minsky

    What is object-relations theory and what does it have to do with literary studies? How can Freud's phallocentric theories be applied by feminist critics? In Psychoanalysis and Gender: An Introductory Reader Rosalind Minsky answers these questions and more, offering students a clear, straightforward…

    Paperback – 1995-12-14
    Critical Readers in Theory and Practice

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