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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 19 new and published books in the subject of Queer Theory — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Innocence, Heterosexuality, and the Queerness of Children's Literature

    By Tison Pugh

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    Innocence, Heterosexuality, and the Queerness of Children’s Literature examines distinguished classics of children’s literature both old and new—including L. Frank Baum’s Oz books, Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House series, J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter novels, Lemony Snicket’s A Series of...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Friendship and Queer Theory in the Renaissance

    Gender and Sexuality in Early Modern England

    By John S. Garrison

    Series: Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

    In this volume, the author offers a substantial reconsideration of same-sex relations in the early modern period, and argues that early modern writers – rather than simply celebrating a classical friendship model based in dyadic exclusivity and a rejection of self-interest – sought to innovate on...

    Published December 26th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Queer Sinophone Cultures

    Edited by Howard Chiang, Ari Larissa Heinrich

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    The Sinophone framework emphasises the diversity of Chinese-speaking communities and cultures, and seeks to move beyond a binary model of China and the West. Indeed, this strikingly resembles attempts within the queer studies movement to challenge the dimorphisms of sex and gender. Bringing...

    Published November 24th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Identity and Form in Contemporary Literature

    Edited by Ana María Sánchez-Arce

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

    This ambitious and wide-ranging essay collection analyses how identity and form intersect in twentieth- and twenty-first century literature. It revises and deconstructs the binary oppositions identity-form, content-form and body-mind through discussions of the role of the author in the...

    Published October 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Making a Difference

    Edited by Gayle Green, Coppélia Kahn

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 10th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Routledge Queer Studies Reader

    Edited by Donald E. Hall, Annamarie Jagose

    Series: Routledge Literature Readers

    The Routledge Queer Studies Reader provides a comprehensive resource for students and scholars working in this vibrant and interdisciplinary field. The book traces the emergence and development of Queer Studies as a field of scholarship, presenting key critical essays alongside more recent...

    Published May 30th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Politics and Poetics of Camp

    Edited by Morris Meyer

    The Politics and Poetics of Camp is a radical reappraisal of the meaning and discourse of camp. The contributors look at both the meaning and the uses of camp performance, and ask: is camp a style, or a witty but nonetheless powerful cultural critique? The essays investigate camp from its early...

    Published November 10th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick

    By Jason Edwards

    Series: Routledge Critical Thinkers

    Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick was one of the most significant literary theorists of the last forty years and a key figure in contemporary queer theory. In this engaging and inspiring guide, Jason Edwards: introduces and explains key terms such as affects, the first person, homosocialities, and queer...

    Published August 26th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Gender Trouble

    Feminism and the Subversion of Identity

    By Judith Butler

    Series: Routledge Classics

    One of the most talked-about scholarly works of the past fifty years, Judith Butler’s Gender Trouble is as celebrated as it is controversial. Arguing that traditional feminism is wrong to look to a natural, 'essential' notion of the female, or indeed of sex or gender, Butler starts by questioning...

    Published May 11th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Cultural Politics – Queer Reading

    2nd Edition

    By Alan Sinfield

    Following a first edition that generated wide-spread debate, Cultural Politics – Queer Reading is a bold study of the future of critical theory and the role of gender, ethnicity and cultures within academic literary studies.An illuminating introduction to the second edition revisits the book's...

    Published April 24th 2005 by Routledge