Sex, class and race in literature and culture
This lively and controversial collection of essays sets out to theorize and practice a ‘materialist-feminist’ criticism of literature and culture. Such a criticism is based on the view that the material conditions in which men and women live are central to an understanding of culture and society....
Published October 10th 2012 by Routledge
Essays from Feminist Studies
The essays collected in this volume reflect the upsurge of interest in the research and writing of feminist history in the 1970s/80s and illustrate the developments which have taken place – in the types of questions asked, the methodologies employed, and the scope and sophistication of the...
Published October 9th 2012 by Routledge
Social Strategies in British Fiction, 1778-1860
Series: Routledge Revivals
First published in 1981, this book explores the reactions of some female writers to the social effects of industrial capitalism between 1778 and 1860. The period set in motion a crisis over the status of middle-class women that culminated in the constructed idea of "women’s proper sphere". This...
Published August 29th 2012 by Routledge