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  1. Writing Woman, Writing Place

    Contemporary Australian and South African Fiction

    By Sue Kossew

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    Contemporary women writers in these two societies are still writing about similar issues as did earlier generations of women, such as exclusions from discourses of nation, a problematic relationship to place and belonging, relations with indigenous people and the way in which women's subjectivity...

    Published September 1st 2006 by Routledge

  2. Gender Trouble

    Feminism and the Subversion of Identity

    By Judith Butler

    Series: Routledge Classics

    One of the most talked-about scholarly works of the past fifty years, Judith Butler’s Gender Trouble is as celebrated as it is controversial. Arguing that traditional feminism is wrong to look to a natural, 'essential' notion of the female, or indeed of sex or gender, Butler starts by questioning...

    Published May 12th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Stigmata

    Escaping Texts, 2nd Edition

    By Hélène Cixous

    Series: Routledge Classics

    A 'wilful extremist' according to the London Times, Hélène Cixous is hailed as one of the most formidable writers and thinkers of our time. Acclaimed by luminaries such as Jacques Derrida, her writing has nonetheless been misunderstood and misread, to a surprising extent. With the inclusion of...

    Published January 18th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Roman Shakespeare Warriors

    Edited by Kahn

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 11th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Discourse

    2nd Edition

    By Sara Mills

    Series: The New Critical Idiom

    This volume provides a broad analysis of the term 'discourse' and a thorough examination of the many theoretical assumptions surrounding it. In the revised edition of this invaluable guidebook, Sara Mills:*examines the historical definitions and developments of discourse*analyzes Foucault's use of...

    Published May 27th 2004 by Routledge

  6. Kate Chopin's The Awakening

    A Routledge Study Guide and Sourcebook

    Edited by Janet Beer, Elizabeth Nolan

    Series: Routledge Guides to Literature

    Damned upon publication for engaging with the taboo issues of female sexuality and infidelity, Kate Chopin's The Awakening (1899) is now hailed as a key early feminist text and an important work of American literature.This sourcebook combines accessible commentary with reprinted documents to...

    Published May 20th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Jacques Lacan and Feminist Epistemology

    By Kirsten Campbell

    Series: Transformations

    This book outlines a compelling new agenda for feminist theories of identity and social relations. Using Lacanian psychoanalysis with feminist epistemology, the author sets out a groundbreaking psychoanalytic social theory. Campbell's work offers answers to the important contemporary question of...

    Published May 13th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Simone de Beauvoir

    By Ursula Tidd

    Series: Routledge Critical Thinkers

    Simone de Beauvoir's groundbreaking work has transformed the way we think about gender and identity. Without her 1949 text The Second Sex, gender theory as we know it today would be unthinkable. A leading figure in French existentialism, Beauvoir's concepts of 'becoming woman' and of woman as '...

    Published November 13th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Julia Kristeva

    By Noelle McAfee

    Series: Routledge Critical Thinkers

    One of the most original thinkers of the twentieth century, Julia Kristeva has been driving forward the fields of literary and cultural studies since the 1960s. This volume is an accessible, introductory guide to the main themes of Kristeva's work, including her ideas on:*semiotics and symbolism*...

    Published October 16th 2003 by Routledge

  10. The Rhetorics of Feminism

    Readings in Contemporary Cultural Theory and the Popular Press

    By Lynne Pearce

    Series: Transformations

    Is it possible that changes in rhetorical practice could alter not just how thought is expressed, but also how it is made? Through a close stylistic and rhetorical analysis of contemporary feminist writing - from the cultural theory of Judith Butler to the popular journalism of Naomi Wolf and...

    Published September 25th 2003 by Routledge