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  1. Post-Revolutionary Chicana Literature

    Memoir, Folklore and Fiction of the Border, 1900–1950

    By Sam Lopez

    Series: Latino Communities: Emerging Voices - Political, Social, Cultural and Legal Issues

    This book examines how Chicana literature in three genres—memoir, folklore, and fiction—arose at the turn of the twentieth century in the borderlands of the United States and Mexico. Lopez examines three women writers and highlights their contributions to Chicana writing in its earliest years...

    Published June 27th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Dorothy Wordsworth's Ecology

    By Kenneth Cervelli

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    Dorothy Wordsworth has a unique place in literary studies. Notoriously self-effacing, she assiduously eschewed publication, yet in her lifetime, her journals inspired William to write some of his best-known poems. Memorably depicting daily life in a particular environment (most famously, Grasmere),...

    Published June 20th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Library Editions: Women, Feminism and Literature

    Edited by Isobel Armstrong

    Series: RLE: Women, Feminism and Literature

    Reissuing seminal works originally published between 1979 and 1994, Routledge Library Editions: Women, Feminism and Literature offers a selection of scholarship from a time of great change in feminist studies and literary studies. Topics cover all aspects of women's literature, gender and feminism...

    Published June 4th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Negotiating Motherhood in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

    By Mary McCartin Wearn

    Series: Studies in American Popular History and Culture

    Returning to a foundational moment in the history of the American family, Negotiating Motherhood in Nineteenth-Century American Literature explores how various authors of the period represented the maternal role – an office that came to a new, social prominence at the end of the eighteenth century....

    Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Locating Gender in Modernism

    The Outsider Female

    By Geetha Ramanathan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

    This book visits modernism within a comparative, gendered, and third-world framework, questioning current scholarly categorisations of modernism and reframing our conception of what constitutes modernist aesthetics. It describes the construction of modernist studies and argues that despite a range...

    Published May 8th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Liberation Theology in Chicana/o Literature

    Manifestations of Feminist and Gay Identities

    By Alma Rosa Alvarez

    Series: Latino Communities: Emerging Voices - Political, Social, Cultural and Legal Issues

    Liberation Theology in Chicana/o Literature looks at the ways in which Chicana/o authors who have experienced cultural disconnection or marginalization because of their gender, gender politics and sexual orientation attempt to forge a connection back to Chicana/o culture through their use of...

    Published April 9th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Interpreting Devotion

    The Poetry and Legacy of a Female Bhakti Saint of India

    By Karen Pechilis

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    Devotion is a category of expression in many of the world’s religious traditions. This book looks at issues involved in academically interpreting religious devotion, as well as exploring the interpretations of religious devotion made by a sixth century poet, a twelfth century biographer, and...

    Published December 19th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Charlotte Yonge

    Rereading Domestic Religious Fiction

    Edited by Tamara Wagner

    Charlotte Yonge, a dedicated religious, didactic, and domestic novelist, has become one of the most effectively rediscovered Victorian women writers of the last decades. Her prolific output of fiction does not merely give a fascinatingly different insight into nineteenth-century popular culture; it...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  9. The Brontë Novels (Routledge Revivals)

    By W. A. Craik

    First published in 1968, this reissue of Dr. Craik’s critical appreciation of the completed novels of Charlotte, Emily and Anne Brontë is seminal for the way in which it shifts emphasis away from the Brontë family biography towards a detailed critical analysis of the novels themselves. Separate...

    Published October 16th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Eighteenth-Century Authorship and the Play of Fiction

    Novels and the Theater, Haywood to Austen

    By Emily Hodgson Anderson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature

    This study looks at developments in eighteenth-century drama that influenced the rise of the novel; it begins by asking why women writers of this period experimented so frequently with both novels and plays. Here, Eliza Haywood, Frances Burney, Elizabeth Inchbald, Maria Edgeworth, and Jane Austen...

    Published October 10th 2011 by Routledge