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Forthcoming Literature & Gender Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Men, Power and Liberation

    Readings of Masculinities in Spanish American Literatures

    Edited by Amit Thakkar, Chris Harris

    Each contribution to this book discusses key issues arising from the portrayal of men and the formation of masculine identities in a range of representative and landmark texts, fictional and non-fictional, drawn from different historical periods and from various countries in the Hispanophone...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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

  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 July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Community and Culture in Post-Soviet Cuba

    By Guillermina De Ferrari

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Following the disintegration of the Soviet Union, the globalization of Cuban culture, along with the bankruptcy of the state, partly modified the terms of intellectual engagement. However, no significant change took place at the political level. In Community and Culture in Post-Soviet Cuba, De...

    To Be Published July 7th 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 July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Women Writers and the Occult in Literature and Culture

    Female Lucifers, Priestesses, and Witches

    By Miriam Wallraven

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Examining the intersection of occult spirituality, text, and gender, this book provides a compelling analysis of the occult revival in literature from the 1880s through the course of the twentieth century. Bestselling novels such as The Da Vinci Code play with magic and the fascination of hidden...

    To Be Published July 10th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 17th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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

  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 August 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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