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New and Published Books

  1. Susan Sontag (Routledge Revivals)

    The Elegiac Modernist

    By Sohnya Sayres

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1990, this is the first book-length study of Susan Sontag: essayist and analyst of culture, author of ‘Notes on Camp’ and Illness as Metaphor, novelist, reviewer, and filmmaker. It was modernism, and the excitement it created in her, that "rescued" Sontag from childhood in...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Textual Liberation (Routledge Revivals)

    European Feminist Writing in the Twentieth Century

    By Helena Forsas-Scott

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Feminist writing has emerged in recent years as a major influence of twentieth-century European literature. Textual Liberation, first published in 1991, provides a timely and wide-ranging survey of twentieth-century feminist writing in Europe, presenting texts from a number of countries and...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Victorian Poet (Routledge Revivals)

    Poetics and Persona

    Edited by Joseph Bristow

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The practice of poetry in the Victorian period was characterised by an extreme diversity of styles, preoccupations and subject-matter. This anthology attempts to draw out some of the main focuses of interest in the Victorian poet. No Victorian poet produced an overall theory of poetry, yet all...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Sexual Sameness (Routledge Revivals)

    Textual Differences in Lesbian and Gay Writing

    Edited by Joseph Bristow

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1992, Sexual Sameness examines the differing textual strategies male and female writers have developed to celebrate homosexuality. Examining such writers as E.M. Forster, James Baldwin, Sylvia Townsend Warner and Audre Lourde, this wide-ranging book demonstrates how literature...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Christian and Lyric Tradition in Victorian Women’s Poetry

    By F. Elizabeth Gray

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

    Women in the Victorian period were acknowledged to be the "religious sex," but their relationship to the doctrines, practices, and hierarchies of Christianity was both highly circumscribed, which has been well documented, and complexly creative, which has not. Gray visits the importance of the...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Jewish White Slave Trade and the Untold Story of Raquel Liberman

    By Nora Glickman

    Describes the prostitution industry form Poland to Argentina from the 1880s to the 1930s. The text follows the life and career of Raquel Liberman, a Polish Jewish prostitute and victim of the white slave trade....

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Antebellum American Women Writers and the Road

    American Mobilities

    By Susan L. Roberson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

    A study of American women’s narratives of mobility and travel, this book examines how geographic movement opened up other movements or mobilities for antebellum women at a time of great national expansion. Concerned with issues of personal and national identity, the study demonstrates how women not...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Three Radical Women Writers

    Class and Gender in Meridel Le Sueur, Tillie Olsen, and Josephine Herbst

    By Nora Ruth Roberts

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Nadine Gordimer (Routledge Revivals)

    By Judie Newman

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    International in her appeal, Nadine Gordimer is an original and accomplished novelist whose works have found literary and popular recognition. In this critical study, first published in 1988 and the first by a woman, Judie Newman discusses all Gordimer’s novels, including A Sport of Nature....

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Hildegard of Bingen

    A Book of Essays

    Edited by Maud Burnett McInerney

    Series: Garland Medieval Casebooks

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge