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  1. Gender and Humor

    Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives

    Edited by Delia Chiaro, Raffaella Baccolini

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    In the mid-seventies, both gender studies and humor studies emerged as new disciplines, with scholars from various fields undertaking research in these areas. The first publications that emerged in the field of gender studies came out of disciplines such as philosophy, history, and literature,...

    Published May 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Subject of Tragedy (Routledge Revivals)

    Identity and Difference in Renaissance Drama

    By Catherine Belsey

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1985, The Subject of Tragedy takes the drama of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries as the starting point for an analysis of the differential identities of man and woman. Catherine Belsey charts, in a range of fictional and non-fictional texts, the production in the...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Violence of Representation (Routledge Revivals)

    Literature and the History of Violence

    Edited by Nancy Armstrong, Leonard Tennenhouse

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1989, this collection of essays brings into focus the history of a specific form of violence – that of representation. The contributors identify representations of self and other that empower a particular class, gender, nation, or race, constructing a history of the west as the...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Ideology of Conduct (Routledge Revivals)

    Essays in Literature and the History of Sexuality

    Edited by Nancy Armstrong, Leonard Tennenhouse

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In The Ideology of Conduct, first published in 1987, scholars from various fields, from the medieval period to the present day, discuss literature in which the sole purpose is to instruct women in how to make themselves desirable. This collection investigates how middle-class writers who had long...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Adolescent Literacies and the Gendered Self

    (Re)constructing Identities through Multimodal Literacy Practices

    Edited by Barbara J. Guzzetti, Thomas Bean

    Today’s youth live in the interface of the local and the global. Research is documenting how a world youth culture is developing, how global migration is impacting youth, how global capitalism is changing their economic and vocational futures, and how computer-mediated communication with the world...

    Published November 21st 2012 by Routledge

  6. Language, Gender and Feminism

    Theory, Methodology and Practice

    By Sara Mills, Louise Mullany

    Language, Gender and Feminism presents students and researchers with key contemporary theoretical perspectives, methodologies and analytical frameworks in the field of feminist linguistic analysis. Mills and Mullany cover a wide range of contemporary feminist theories and emphasise the importance...

    Published May 10th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Lesbian Discourses

    Images of a Community

    By Veronika Koller

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    Lesbian Discourses is the first book-length treatment of lesbian text and discourse. It looks at what changing images of community American and British lesbian authors have communicated since 1970, how this change can be traced in texts such as pamphlets, magazines and blogs, and why this...

    Published June 7th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Language and Gender

    2nd Edition

    By Angela Goddard, Lindsey Mean

    Series: Intertext

    Aimed at A-Level and beginning undergraduate students, Language and Gender: explores the relationship between language and our ideas about men and women challenges commonly expressed views on the subject of language and gender highlights the individual's role in the expression of gender...

    Published November 25th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Language and Gender

    Edited by Susan Ehrlich

    Series: Major Themes in English Studies

    This landmark four-volume collection traces the development of language and gender from its original associations with second-wave feminism to its more recent alignment with postmodern approaches to feminism. Language and Gender is fully indexed and has a comprehensive introduction, newly...

    Published November 30th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Literacy and Gender

    Researching Texts, Contexts and Readers

    By Gemma Moss

    Series: Literacies

    Why are girls outperforming boys in literacy skills in the Western education system today? To date, there have been few attempts to answer this question. Literacy and Gender sets out to redress this state of affairs by re-examining the social organization of literacy in primary schools. In...

    Published October 30th 2007 by Routledge