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New and Published Books

  1. The Future of Postcolonial Studies

    Edited by Chantal Zabus

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    The Future of Postcolonial Studies celebrates the twenty-fifth anniversary of the publication of The Empire Writes Back by the now famous troika - Bill Ashcroft, Gareth Griffiths and Helen Tiffin. When The Empire Writes Back first appeared in 1989, it put postcolonial cultures and their...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Gender and Sexuality in Russian Civilisation

    Edited by Peter I. Barta

    Series: Routledge Harwood Studies in Russian and European Literature

    Gender and Sexuality in Russian Civilisation considers gender and sexuality in modern Russia in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Chapters look individually at gender and sexuality through history, art, folklore, philosophy or literature,but are also arranged into sections according to...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Female Romantics

    Nineteenth-century Women Novelists and Byronism

    By Caroline Franklin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Romanticism

    Awarded the Elma Dangerfield Prize by the International Byron Society in 2013 The nineteenth century is sometimes seen as a lacuna between two literary periods. In terms of women’s writing, however, the era between the death of Mary Wollstonecraft and the 1860s feminist movement produced a coherent...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Global Issues in Contemporary Hispanic Women's Writing

    Shaping Gender, the Environment, and Politics

    Edited by Estrella Cibreiro, Francisca López

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

    This collection explores the contributions of Hispanic women writers to ongoing Western debates on gender, power, ethics, and the environment, offering a wide range of essays that specifically portray the ways in which contemporary writers focus on issues of global impact in a deliberate and...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Mary Wroth and Shakespeare

    Edited by Paul Salzman, Marion Wynne-Davies

    Series: Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

    Over the last twenty five years, scholarship on Early Modern women writers has produced editions and criticisms, both on various groups and individual authors. The work on Mary Wroth has been particularly impressive at integrating her poetry, prose and drama into the canon. This in turn has led to...

    Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Phallic Critiques (Routledge Revivals)

    Masculinity and Twentieth-Century Literature

    By Peter Schwenger

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Phallic Critiques, first published in 1984, is a study of ‘masculine’ styles of writing in the twentieth century – an age, according to Virginia Woolf, when ‘virility has become self-conscious’. Writers who carry macho values to their extreme often subscribe to the popular feeling that writing is...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Sex Trafficking in Postcolonial Literature

    Transnational Narratives from Joyce to Bolaño

    By Laura Barberán Reinares

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    At present, the bulk of the existing research on sex trafficking originates in the social sciences. Sex Trafficking in Postcolonial Literature adds an original perspective on this issue by examining representations of sex trafficking in postcolonial literature. This book is a sustained...

    Published September 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Women and Print Culture (Routledge Revivals)

    The Construction of Femininity in the Early Periodical

    By Kathryn Shevelow

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    With the growth of popular literary forms, particularly the periodical, during the eighteenth century, women began to assume an unprecedented place in print culture as readers and writers. Yet at the same time the very textual practices of that culture inscribed women within an increasingly...

    Published September 21st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Desire and Anxiety (Routledge Revivals)

    Circulations of Sexuality in Shakespearean Drama

    By Valerie Traub

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In both feminist theory and Shakespearean criticism, questions of sexuality have consistently been conflated with questions of gender. First published in 1992, this book details the intersections and contradictions between sexuality and gender in the early modern period. Valerie Traub argues that...

    Published September 21st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Masculinity in Contemporary New York Fiction

    By Peter Ferry

    Series: Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

    Masculinity in Contemporary New York Fiction is an interdisciplinary study that presents masculinity as a key thematic concern in contemporary New York fiction. This study argues that New York authors do not simply depict masculinity as a social and historical construction but seek to challenge the...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge