Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Women's Literature Books

You are currently browsing 41–50 of 141 new and published books in the subject of Women's Literature — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books – Page 5

  1. Aesthetic Pleasure in Twentieth-Century Women's Food Writing

    The Innovative Appetites of M.F.K. Fisher, Alice B. Toklas, and Elizabeth David

    By Alice McLean

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

    This book explores the aesthetic pleasures of eating and writing in the lives of M. F. K. Fisher (1908-1992), Alice B. Toklas (1877-1967), and Elizabeth David (1913-1992). Growing up during a time when women's food writing was largely limited to the domestic cookbook, which helped to codify...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  2. Black Women in New South Literature and Culture

    By Sherita L. Johnson

    Series: Studies in American Popular History and Culture

    Using the "the Negro Problem" in African American literature as a point of departure, this book focuses on the profound impact that racism had on the literary imagination of black Americans, specifically those in the South. Although the South has been one of the most enduring sites of criticism in...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Frances Trollope

    Beyond “Domestic Manners”

    Edited by Tamara Wagner

    Long overshadowed by her more widely read and reprinted son Anthony, Frances Trollope is almost exclusively remembered for her travel writing and especially for the notoriously controversial Domestic Manners of the Americans. Her impressively prolific career as a writer, however, covered and...

    Published November 19th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Womanism, Literature, and the Transformation of the Black Community, 1965–1980

    By Kalenda C. Eaton

    Series: Studies in African American History and Culture

    This book examines how cultural and ideological reactions to activism in the post-Civil Rights Black community were depicted in fiction written by Black women writers, 1965–1980. By recognizing and often challenging prevailing cultural paradigms within the post-Civil Rights era, writers such as...

    Published October 8th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Gertrude Stein and the Making of an American Celebrity

    By Karen Leick

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    This book is a cultural history of Stein’s rise to fame and the function of literary celebrity in America from 1910 to 1935. By examining not the ways that Stein portrayed the popular in her work, but the ways the popular portrayed her, this study shows that there was an intimate relationship...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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 28th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 21st 2012 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Library Editions: Women, Feminism and Literature

    Edited by Isobel Armstrong

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: 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 5th 2012 by Routledge

  9. 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 15th 2012 by Routledge

  10. 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 9th 2012 by Routledge