Women's Literature Products

  • Shelley's Textual Seductions

    Plotting Utopia in the Erotic and Political Works

    By Samuel Lyndon Gladden

    First published in 2002. This book surveys how and to what effect Shelley uses erotic narratives to mask political rhetoric within his attempts to describe and bring forth utopia. Posing erotic relationships as both an exemplar of the inequities of power and a paradigm for alternative social orders…

    Hardback – 2016-01-18 
    RLE: Shelley

  • Privatised Motherhood

    Confession and Anxiety in Neoliberal Times

    By Ruth Cain

    The privatisation of relationships of care and dependency is increasing; the new social media is facilitating a "confessional" society and our press is keen to interrogate every dimension of our relationships. The combined cultural effect of these elements has created a paradoxical gap within which…

    Hardback – 2016-01-15 
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • In Her Own Voice

    Nineteenth-Century American Women Essayists

    By Sherry L. Linkon

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

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Gender and Genre in Literature

  • Writings by Pre-Revolutionary French Women

    From Marie de France to Elizabeth Vige-Le Brun

    Edited by Colette H. Winn, Anne R. Larsen

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 

  • Women Writers in Postsocialist China

    By Kay Schaffer, Xianlin Song

    What does it mean to read from elsewhere? Women Writers in Postsocialist China introduces readers to a range and variety of contemporary Chinese women’s writing, which has seen phenomenal growth in recent years. The book addresses the different ways women’s issues are understood in China and the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-28 
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Subject to Others (Routledge Revivals)

    British Women Writers and Colonial Slavery, 1670-1834

    By Moira Ferguson

    First published in 1992, Subject to Others considers the intersection between late seventeenth- to early nineteenth-century British female writers and the colonial debate surrounding slavery and abolition. Beginning with an overview that sets the discussion in context, Moira Ferguson then…

    Paperback – 2015-12-24 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Private and Fictional Words (Routledge Revivals)

    Canadian Women Novelists of the 1970s and 1980s

    By Coral Ann Howells

    First published in 1987, this is an introductory study of the most widely read Canadian women’s novelists of the 1970s and 1980s. At its centre lies the question of how the search for a distinctive cultural identity relates to the need for a national cultural identity in the post-colonial era.…

    Paperback – 2015-12-12 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Economies of Desire at the Victorian Fin de Siècle

    Libidinal Lives

    Edited by Jane Ford, Kim Edwards Keates, Patricia Pulham

    This volume marks the first sustained study to interrogate how and why issues of sexuality, desire, and economic processes intersect in the literature and culture of the Victorian fin de siècle. At the end of the nineteenth-century, the move towards new models of economic thought marked the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • Gender and the Self in Latin American Literature

    By Emma Staniland

    This book explores six texts from across Spanish America in which the coming-of-age story ('Bildungsroman') offers a critique of gendered selfhood as experienced in the region’s socio-cultural contexts. Looking at a range of novels from the late twentieth century, Staniland explores thematic…

    Hardback – 2015-10-27 
    Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

  • Eros and Psyche (Routledge Revivals)

    The Representation of Personality in Charlotte Brontë, Charles Dickens, George Eliot

    By Karen Chase

    How does Victorian fiction represent personality? How does it express emotion and how does it imagine the mind? These questions stand at the centre of Eros and Psyche, first published in 1984. In examining how three authors – Charlotte Brontë, Charles Dickens and George Eliot – depict the mind and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-11 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Critical Essays on George Eliot

    Edited by Barbara Hardy

    This title, first published in 1970, consists of essays on the individual tales and novels of George Eliot, with two general essays that discuss the novels as a whole and cuts across the individual works. The primary concern of these studies is to see what the limits of George Eliot’s greatness are…

    Hardback – 2015-09-24
    Routledge Library Editions: George Eliot

  • George Eliot

    By Ian Adam

    First published in 1969. George Eliot is a writer of ordinary human experience, whose work emphasizes commonplace characters and commonplace situations. Her mind, however, was far from ordinary. Professor Adam shows how wit, observation and sympathy, combined with a lucid and energetic intelligence…

    Hardback – 2015-09-24
    Routledge Library Editions: George Eliot

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