Women's Literature Products

  • Virginia Woolf and the Madness of Language

    1st Edition

    By Daniel Ferrer

    Originally published in 1990, Virginia Woolf and the Madness of Language explores the relationship between madness and the disruption of linguistic and structural norms in Virginia Woolf’s modernist novels, opening new ground in Woolfian studies, as well as in psychoanalytic criticism. Focusing on…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Virginia Woolf

  • The Woman's View

    An Anthology of Prose Passages about Women, from the Eighteenth Century to the Present Day, 1st Edition

    Edited by June Wedgwood Benn

    What is it like being a woman – in society, in the home and as a person in one’s own right? Originally published in 1967, here is a collection of passages, all linked by their theme, that of being a woman. They are taken from novels, essays, letters and diaries written by or about women concerning…

    Hardback – 2020-03-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 18th Century Literature

  • Modernism and Modernity in British Women’s Magazines

    Ultra-Modern Eves, 1st Edition

    By Alice Wood

    This book explores the treatment of modernism and modernity in early twentieth-century British women’s magazines. It expands recent research into the diverse markets and publication outlets through which literary modernism circulated by tracing modernism’s presence in commercial magazines that have…

    Hardback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Jane Austen and Altruism

    1st Edition

    By Magdalen Wing-chi Ki

    Jane Austen and Altruism identifies a compelling theme, namely, the view that Jane Austen propounds a rigorous, boundary-sensitive model of altruism that counters the human propensity to selfishness and promotes the culture of cooperation. In her days, altruism was commonly known as "benevolence",…

    Hardback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • Women's Travel Writings in India 1755-1845

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carl Thompson, Katrina O'Loughlin, Éadaoin Agnew, Betty Hagglund

    The ‘memsahibs’ of the British Raj in India are well-known figures today, frequently depicted in fiction, TV and film. In recent years, they have also become the focus of extensive scholarship. Less familiar to both academics and the general public, however, are the eighteenth- and early…

    Hardback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge
    Chawton House Library: Women’s Travel Writings

  • Women's Travel Writings in India 1777-1845

    Volume I: Jemima Kindersley, Letters from the Island of Teneriffe, Brazil, the Cape of Good Hope and the East Indies (1777); and Maria Graham, Journal of a Residence in India (1812), 1st Edition

    Edited by Carl Thompson

    The ‘memsahibs’ of the British Raj in India are well-known figures today, frequently depicted in fiction, TV and film. In recent years, they have also become the focus of extensive scholarship. Less familiar to both academics and the general public, however, are the eighteenth- and early…

    Hardback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge
    Chawton House Library: Women’s Travel Writings

  • Women's Travel Writings in India 1777-1845

    Volume II: Harriet Newell, Memoirs of Mrs Harriet Newell, Wife of the Reverend Samuel Newell, American Missionary to India (1815); and Eliza Fay, Letters from India (1817), 1st Edition

    Edited by Katrina O'Loughlin

    The ‘memsahibs’ of the British Raj in India are well-known figures today, frequently depicted in fiction, TV and film. In recent years, they have also become the focus of extensive scholarship. Less familiar to both academics and the general public, however, are the eighteenth- and early…

    Hardback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge
    Chawton House Library: Women’s Travel Writings

  • Women's Travel Writings in India 1777-1845

    Volume III: Mrs A. Deane, A Tour through the Upper Provinces of Hindustan (1823); and Julia Charlotte Maitland, Letters from Madras During the Years 1836-39, by a Lady (1843), 1st Edition

    Edited by Éadaoin Agnew

    The ‘memsahibs’ of the British Raj in India are well-known figures today, frequently depicted in fiction, TV and film. In recent years, they have also become the focus of extensive scholarship. Less familiar to both academics and the general public, however, are the eighteenth- and early…

    Hardback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge
    Chawton House Library: Women’s Travel Writings

  • Women's Travel Writings in India 1777-1845

    Volume IV: Mary Martha Sherwood, The Life of Mrs Sherwood (1854), 1st Edition

    Edited by Betty Hagglund

    The ‘memsahibs’ of the British Raj in India are well-known figures today, frequently depicted in fiction, TV and film. In recent years, they have also become the focus of extensive scholarship. Less familiar to both academics and the general public, however, are the eighteenth- and early…

    Hardback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge
    Chawton House Library: Women’s Travel Writings

  • Domestic Intersections in Contemporary Migration Fiction

    Homing the Metropole, 1st Edition

    By Lucinda Newns

    Homing the Metropole presents a new approach to diasporic fiction that reorients postcolonial readings of migration away from processes of displacement and rupture towards those of placement and homemaking. While notions of home have frequently been associated with essentialist understandings…

    Hardback – 2020-01-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Anaïs Nin

    A Myth of Her Own, 1st Edition

    By Clara Oropeza

    Anaïs Nin: A Myth of Her Own traces Nin’s literary craft by following the intimacy of self-exploration and poetic expression attained in the details of the quotidian, transfigured into fiction. By digging into the mythic tropes that permeate both her literary diaries and fiction, this book…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Women's Utopias in British and American Fiction

    1st Edition

    By Nan Bowman Albinski

    Utopian writing offers a fascinating panorama of social visions; and the related forms of dystopia and anti-utopian satire extend this into the range of social nightmares. Originally published in 1988, this comparative study of utopian fiction by British and American women writers demonstrates the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Utopias

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