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  1. Being the Body of Christ

    Towards a Twenty-First Century Homosexual Theology for the Anglican Church

    By Chris Mounsey

    Series: Gender, Theology and Spirituality

    The book explores the preoccupation of key twentieth-century English writers with theology and sexuality and how the Anglican Church has responded and continues to respond to the issue of homosexuality. Analysing the work of Oscar Wilde, E. F. Benson, Edward Carpenter, Jeanette Winterson, and Alan...

    Published February 29th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Politics and Aesthetics in The Diary of Virginia Woolf

    By Joanne Tidwell

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    In this critical study, Tidwell examines the conflict of aesthetics and politics in The Diary of Virginia Woolf. As a modernist writer concerned with contemporary aesthetic theories, Woolf experimented with limiting the representative nature of writing. At the same time, as a feminist, Woolf wanted...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  3. The Family in English Children’s Literature

    By Ann Alston

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    From the trials of families experiencing divorce, as in Anne Fine’s Madame Doubtfire, to the childcare problems highlighted in Jacqueline Wilson’s Tracy Beaker, it might seem that the traditional family and the ideals that accompany it have long vanished. However, in The Family in English Children’...

    Published October 4th 2011 by Routledge

  4. 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 14th 2011 by Routledge

  5. 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 25th 2011 by Routledge

  6. 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 15th 2011 by Routledge

  7. 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 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  8. 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 20th 2010 by Routledge

  9. 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 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  10. 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 23rd 2010 by Routledge