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  1. (Un)like Subjects

    Women, Theory, Fiction

    By Gerardine Meaney

    Series: RLE: Women, Feminism and Literature

    What is the relationship between feminist critical theory and literature? This book deals with the relationship between women and writing, mothers and daughters, the maternal and history. It addresses the questions about language, writing and the relations between women which have preoccupied the...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Women, Power and Subversion (Routledge Revivals)

    Social Strategies in British Fiction, 1778-1860

    By Judith Lowder Newton

    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 March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. The 'Improper' Feminine

    The Women's Sensation Novel and the New Woman Writing

    By Lyn Pykett

    The women's sensation novel of the 1860s and the New Woman fiction of the 1890s were two major examples of a perceived feminine invasion of fiction which caused a critical furore in their day. Both genres, with their shocking, `fast' heroines, fired the popular imagination by putting female...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge

  5. International Perspectives in Feminist Ecocriticism

    Edited by Greta Gaard, Simon C. Estok, Serpil Oppermann

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Exploring environmental literature from a feminist perspective, this volume presents a diversity of feminist ecocritical approaches to affirm the continuing contributions, relevance, and necessity of a feminist perspective in environmental literature, culture, and science. Feminist ecocriticism has...

    Published May 27th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Mary Wollstonecraft, Pedagogy, and the Practice of Feminism

    By Kirstin Hanley

    Series: Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature

    This study examines Mary Wollstonecraft—generally recognized as the founder of the early feminist movement—by shedding light on her contributions to eighteenth-century instructional literature, and feminist pedagogy in particular. While contemporary scholars have extensively theorized...

    Published May 6th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Feminine Subject in Children's Literature

    By Christine Wilkie-Stibbs

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    This book builds upon and contributes to the growing academic interest in feminism within the field of children's literature studies. Christie Wilkie-Stibbs draws upon the work of Luce Irigaray, Helene Cixous, Julia Kristeva, and Jacques Lacan in her analysis of particular children's literature...

    Published April 30th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Feminist Theory Across Disciplines

    Feminist Community and American Women's Poetry

    By Shira Wolosky

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Defying traditional definitions of public and private as gendered terms, and broadening discussion of women’s writing in relation to feminist work done in other fields, this study addresses American women’s poetry from the seventeenth to late-twentieth century. Engaging the fields of literary...

    Published April 4th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Making a Difference

    Edited by Gayle Green, Coppélia Kahn

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Womanism, Literature, and the Transformation of the Black Community, 1965–1980

    By Kalenda C. Eaton

    Series: Studies in African American History and Culture

    This book examines how cultural and ideological reactions to activism in the post-Civil Rights Black community were depicted in fiction written by Black women writers, 1965–1980. By recognizing and often challenging prevailing cultural paradigms within the post-Civil Rights era, writers such as...

    Published October 7th 2012 by Routledge