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  1. Into the Closet

    Cross-Dressing and the Gendered Body in Children's Literature and Film

    By Victoria Flanagan

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    Into the Closet examines the representation of cross-dressing in a wide variety of children’s fiction, ranging from picture books and junior fiction to teen films and novels for young adults. It provides a comprehensive analysis of the different types of cross-dressing found in children’s...

    Published August 15th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Print, Visuality, and Gender in Eighteenth-Century Satire

    “The Scope in Ev’ry Page”

    By Katherine Mannheimer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature

    This study interprets eighteenth-century satire’s famous typographical obsession as a fraught response to the Enlightenment’s "ocularcentric" epistemological paradigms, as well as to a print-cultural moment identified by book-historians as increasingly "visual" — a moment at which widespread...

    Published May 26th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Crossing Gender in Shakespeare

    Feminist Psychoanalysis and the Difference Within

    By James W. Stone

    Series: Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

    In this book, Stone effects a return to gender, after many years of neglect by Twenty-First-Century critics, via a methodology of close reading that foregrounds moments of sexual decentering and disequilibrium within the text and in the interstices of the dialogue between Shakespeare and his...

    Published May 16th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Death, Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Adolescent Literature

    By Kathryn James

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    Knowledge about carnality and its limits provides the agenda for much of the fiction written for adolescent readers today, yet there exists little critical engagement with the ways in which it has been represented in the young adult novel in either discursive, ideological, or rhetorical forms....

    Published January 24th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Shakespeare in Children's Literature

    Gender and Cultural Capital

    By Erica Hateley

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    Shakespeare in Children’s Literature looks at the genre of Shakespeare-for-children, considering both adaptations of his plays and children’s novels in which he appears as a character. Drawing on feminist theory and sociology, Hateley demonstrates how Shakespeare for children utilizes the...

    Published December 21st 2010 by Routledge

  6. Representing Mixed Race in Jamaica and England from the Abolition Era to the Present

    By S. Salih

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    This study considers cultural representations of "brown" people in Jamaica and England alongside the determinations of race by statute from the Abolition era onwards. Through close readings of contemporary fictions and "histories," Salih probes the extent to which colonial ideologies may have been...

    Published December 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  7. Jewishness and Masculinity from the Modern to the Postmodern

    By Neil R. Davison

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

    This study examines the impact of racial, gender, and religious constructs of Jewish masculinity on a select group of male writers including George Du Maurier, Theodor Herzl, Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, and Philip Roth during the Modernist and Postmodern eras. In reading the work of these...

    Published June 24th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Djuna Barnes, T. S. Eliot and the Gender Dynamics of Modernism

    Tracing Nightwood

    By Monika Lee

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    This study looks at the origins of the modernist movement, linking gender, modernism and the literary, before considering the bearing these discourses had on Djuna Barnes's writing. The main contribution of this innovative and scholarly work is the exploration of the editorial changes that T. S....

    Published November 4th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Women and Empire, 1750–1939

    Primary Sources on Gender and Anglo-Imperialism

    Edited by Susan K. Martin, Caroline Daley, Elizabeth Dimock, Cheryl Cassidy, Cecily Devereux

    Series: History of Feminism

    Women and Empire, 1750–1939: Primary Sources on Gender and Anglo-Imperialism functions to extend significantly the range of the History of Feminism series (co-published by Routledge and Edition Synapse), bringing together the histories of British and American women’s emancipation, represented in...

    Published January 26th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Boys in Children's Literature and Popular Culture

    Masculinity, Abjection, and the Fictional Child

    By Annette Wannamaker

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    Boys in Children’s Literature and Popular Culture proposes new theoretical frameworks for understanding the contradictory ways masculinity is represented in popular texts consumed by boys in the United States. The popular texts boys like are often ignored by educators and scholars, or are simply...

    Published January 10th 2009 by Routledge