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Forthcoming Literature & Gender Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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...

    To Be Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Politics, Identity, and Mobility in Travel Writing

    Edited by Miguel A. Cabañas, Jeanne Dubino, Veronica Salles-Reese, Gary Totten

    Series: Routledge Research in Travel Writing

    This collection examines the intersections between the personal and the political in travel writing, and the dialectic between mobility and stasis, through an analysis of specific cases across geographical and historical boundaries. The authors explore the various ways in which travel texts...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Imperial Leather

    Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the Colonial Contest

    By Anne Mcclintock

    Imperial Leather chronicles the dangerous liaisons between gender, race and class that shaped British imperialism and its bloody dismantling. Spanning the century between Victorian Britain and the current struggle for power in South Africa, the book takes up the complex relationships between race...

    To Be Published August 6th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Autobiography and Questions of Gender

    By Shirley Neuman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

    Originally published in 1991. Addressing the ways in which the ideology of gender and its social construction determine autobiographical self-representations, the essays here consider several women’s works in the light of the social and historical conditions which enabled their production. Some...

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 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...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Gender and the Self in Latin American Literature

    By Emma Staniland

    Series: Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

    This book explores six texts from across Spanish America in which the coming-of-age story ('Bildungsroman') offers a critique of gendered selfhood as experienced in the region’s socio-cultural contexts. Looking at a range of novels from the late twentieth century, Staniland explores thematic...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Writers and Social Thought in Africa

    Edited by Wale Adebanwi

    Social theory and social theorizing about Africa has largely ignored African literature. However, because writers are some of the continent’s finest social thinkers, they have produced – and continue to produce – works which constitute potential sources for the analysis of social thought, and for...

    To Be Published October 26th 2015 by Routledge

  8. New Perspectives on Gender in Children’s and Young Adult Literature

    Teen Dreams and Lost Girls

    Edited by Tricia Clasen, Holly Hassel

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    This volume brings together diverse, cross-disciplinary scholarly voices to examine gender construction in children's and young adult literature. It complements and updates scholarship on this topic by creating a rich, cohesive examination of core questions around gender and sexuality in classic...

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Embodying Gender and Age in Speculative Fiction

    A Biopsychosocial Approach

    By Derek J. Thiess

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    Following scholarship on gender in science fiction, this book explores the limits of considering age as a social construction, positing that an acknowledgement of aged bodies necessarily changes the way we read both age and science fiction. The volume employs contemporary clinical psychology, the...

    To Be Published November 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Ageing, Gender, and Illness in Anglophone Literature

    Narrating Age in the Bildungsroman

    By Heike Hartung

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This study establishes age as a category of literary history, delineating age in its interaction with gender and narrative genre. Based on the historical premise that the view of ageing as a burden emerges as a specific narrative in the late eighteenth century, the study highlights how the changing...

    To Be Published December 14th 2015 by Routledge