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Forthcoming Women's Literature Books

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  1. Gender and the Self in Latin American Literature

    By Emma Staniland

    Series: Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

    This book explores texts from across Central and South America in which the coming-of-age story ('Bildungsroman') offers a critique of gendered selfhood as experienced in the region’s socio-cultural contexts. Looking at a range of novels from the late twentieth century, the author ...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Economies of Desire at the Victorian Fin de Siècle

    Libidinal Lives

    Edited by Jane Ford, Kim Edwards Keates, Patricia Pulham

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

    This volume marks the first sustained study to interrogate how and why issues of sexuality, desire, and economic processes intersect in the literature and culture of the Victorian fin de siècle. At the end of the nineteenth-century, the move towards new models of economic thought marked the...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. New Perspectives on Gender in Children’s and Young Adult Literature

    Teen Dreams and Lost Girls

    Edited by Tricia Clasen, Holly Hassel

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    This volume brings together diverse, cross-disciplinary scholarly voices to examine gender construction in children's and young adult literature. It complements and updates scholarship on this topic by creating a rich, cohesive examination of core questions around gender and sexuality in classic...

    To Be Published October 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Arab Literature and Postcolonial Thought

    Literary and Theoretical Contexts

    By Lindsey Moore

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    This book argues for the foundational and ongoing importance of the Arab world to postcolonial studies, challenging the marginality of Arab literary and theoretical contexts in the field to date and historicizing the 'Arab Spring' and its aftermath. Countering an emphasis in postcolonial studies on...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Privatised Motherhood

    Confession and Anxiety in Neoliberal Times

    By Ruth Cain

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

    The privatisation of relationships of care and dependency is increasing; the new social media is facilitating a "confessional" society and our press is keen to interrogate every dimension of our relationships. The combined cultural effect of these elements has created a paradoxical gap within which...

    To Be Published December 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Aesthetics, Gender, and Feminism of the Beat Women

    By Polina Mackay

    Series: Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

    Examining a peculiarity in the legacy of the Beat Generation, this book considers the fact that a body of literature centered around the work of authors with misogynist tendencies such as William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, and Jack Kerouac has been a profound influence on later generations of...

    To Be Published December 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Routledge Introduction to American Women Writers

    By Wendy Martin, Sharone Williams

    Series: Routledge Introductions to American Literature

    The Routledge Introduction to American Women Writers considers the key literary, historical, cultural, and intellectual contexts of American women authors from the seventeenth century to the present, and provides students with an analysis of the most up-to-date literary trends and debates in women’...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. A Critical Companion to Lynn Nottage

    Edited by Jocelyn Buckner, Aimee Zygmonski

    To Be Published January 14th 2016 by Routledge

  9. Toni Morrison

    Life, Liberty, and Literature

    By Veronica Hendrick

    Series: Routledge Historical Americans

    Toni Morrison is one of the most celebrated living authors. Her work, for which she received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993, vibrantly portrays American life from the Antebellum period to the present. Her best-selling novels and short stories have been adapted for theater and film,...

    To Be Published January 31st 2016 by Routledge