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  1. Medical Advice for Women, 1830–1915

    Edited by Ruth Robbins

    Series: History of Feminism

    Medical Advice for Women is a new five-volume collection from Routledge and Edition Synapse covering professional, scientific, and medical opinion, in addition to the popular guides aimed at the female reader, between the years 1830–1915. Medical literature from this period provides a fascinating...

    Published December 10th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Ways of Being Male

    Representing Masculinities in Children's Literature

    Edited by John Stephens

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    Given the substantial impact of feminism on children’s literature and culture during the last quarter century, it comes as no surprise that gender studies have focused predominantly on issues of female representation. The question of how the same patriarchal ideology structured representations of...

    Published October 16th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Gender and Modernism: Critical Concepts 4 vols

    Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

    Edited by Bonnie Kime Scott

    Series: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

    Modernism, whether seen as a period designation, a manifestation of formal experimentation, or an aspect of modernity, has since its inception been marked, consciously or unconsciously, by gender. The dates 1890-1940, typically accepted as encompassing the modernist period, coincide with the first...

    Published March 18th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Gender & Modernism V3

    Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

    By Bonnie Kime Scott

    First published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 18th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Women's Suffrage Literature

    By Katharine Cockin, Glenda Norquay, Sowon Park

    Series: History of Feminism

    Women's Suffrage Literature is a new Major Work from Routledge and Edition Synapse. It makes available in facsimile key texts which represent the wealth of creative writing that emerged around the issue of women’s suffrage in the early twentieth century. The collection includes five...

    Published December 17th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Rhetoric, Women and Politics in Early Modern England

    Edited by Jennifer Richards, Alison Thorne

    Rhetoric has long been a powerful and pervasive force in political and cultural life, yet in the early modern period, rhetorical training was generally reserved as a masculine privilege. This volume argues, however, that women found a variety of ways to represent their interests persuasively, and...

    Published October 29th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Women and Cross-Dressing: 1800-1939

    Edited by Heike Bauer

    Series: History of Feminism

    This three-volume collection focuses on writings by and about cross-dressing women from the early nineteenth century up until the beginning of World War II. In so doing, it provides a new perspective on one of the most decisive periods in the history of feminism. The anthology brings together for...

    Published August 24th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Approximate Bodies

    Gender and Power in Early Modern Drama and Anatomy

    By Maurizio Calbi

    The early modern period was an age of anatomical exploration and revelation, with new discoveries capturing the imagination not only of scientists but also of playwrights and poets. Approximate Bodies examines, in fascinating detail, the changing representation of the body in early modern drama and...

    Published April 25th 2005 by Routledge

  9. Dangerous Desire

    Literature of Sexual Freedom and Sexual Violence Since the Sixties

    By Pamela Barnett

    Dangerous Desire is an important work that calls attention to how post-1960s literary representations of rape have shaped the ways in which both sexual and social freedoms are imagined in American culture. Exploring key post-sixties texts including Cleaver's Soul on Ice , Brownmiller's Against Our...

    Published September 14th 2004 by Routledge

  10. The Medusa Reader

    Edited by Marjorie Garber, Nancy J. Vickers

    Ranging from classical times to pop culture, this collection will appeal to art historians, feminists, classicists, cultural critics, and anyone interested in mythology....

    Published February 23rd 2003 by Routledge