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  1. 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 10th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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 20th 2011 by Routledge

  3. 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 14th 2011 by Routledge

  4. 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 17th 2011 by Routledge

  5. 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 11th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Jewish Women Writers in the Soviet Union

    By Rina Lapidus

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

    This book presents the lives and works of eleven Jewish women authors who lived in the Soviet Union, and who wrote and published their works in Russian. The works include poems, novels, memoirs and other writing. The book provides an overview of the life of each author, an overview of each author’s...

    Published September 29th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Domesticity and Design in American Women’s Lives and Literature

    Stowe, Alcott, Cather, and Wharton Writing Home

    By Caroline Hellman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

    Domesticity and Design in American Women’s Lives and Literature explores the ways in which four American women writers from the mid-nineteenth to the early-twentieth century inhabited domestic space and portrayed it in their work. Hellman explores independent female authors who had intriguing and...

    Published June 7th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Literary Fairy Tales by Women Writers (ES 4-vol. set)

    Facsimile reproductions of six collections of fairy tales by three female writers: Madame d'Aulnoy, Anne Thackeray Ritchie, and Mary de Morgan published 18th- and 19th- century England, with many illustrations which are all faithfully reproduced. By tracing the English tradition of the literary...

    Published May 13th 2011 by Edition Synapse

  9. Still Crazy After All These Years (Routledge Revivals)

    Women, Writing and Psychoanalysis

    By Rachel Bowlby

    The starting point for this book, first published in 1992, is a question of rhetoric – as much in the writings of feminism as in other writing about women. How do texts construct possibilities and limits, openings and impasses, which set the terms for the ways in which we think about what a woman...

    Published November 24th 2010 by Routledge

  10. 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 October 27th 2010 by Routledge