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  1. 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 12th 2011 by Edition Synapse

  2. 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 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  3. 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 26th 2010 by Routledge

  4. The Novels of Virginia Woolf (Routledge Revivals)

    By Hermione Lee

    This book, first published in 1977, is not about Bloomsbury, lesbianism, madness or suicide, but is a much-needed introduction to Virginia Woolf’s nine novels, written in the hope of turning attention back from the life to the fictional work. Its clarity and insights will make this book invaluable...

    Published October 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  5. The Female Reader in the English Novel

    From Burney to Austen

    By Joe Bray

    Series: Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature

    This book examines how reading is represented within the novels of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century. Contemporary accounts portrayed the female reader in particular as passive and impressionable; liable to identify dangerously with the world of her reading. This study shows that...

    Published July 13th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Modeling Minority Women

    Heroines in African and Asian American Fiction

    By Reshmi J. Hebbar

    Series: Studies in Asian Americans

    This powerful study reconceptualizes ideas of ethnic literature while investigating the construction of ethnic heroines, shifting the focus away from cultural politics and considering instead narrative or poetic qualities which involve surprising relationships between Anglo-American women's writing...

    Published March 17th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Black Atlantic Speculative Fictions

    Octavia E. Butler, Jewelle Gomez, and Nalo Hopkinson

    By Ingrid Thaler

    Series: Routledge Research in Atlantic Studies

    Since the 1980s, an increasing number of black writers have begun publishing speculative-fantastic fictions such as fantasy, gothic, utopian and science fiction. Writing into two literary traditions that are conventionally considered separate -- white speculative genres and black literary-cultural...

    Published March 9th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Women Writers in Renaissance England

    An Annotated Anthology, 2nd Edition

    By Randall Martin

    Series: Longman Annotated Texts

    Of all the new developments in literary theory, feminism has proved to be the most widely influential, leading to an expansion of the traditional English canon in all periods of study. This book aims to make the work of Renaissance women writers in English better known to general and academic...

    Published February 9th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Just Looking (Routledge Revivals)

    Consumer Culture in Dreiser, Gissing and Zola

    By Rachel Bowlby

    The spectacular development of early consumer society in Britain, France and the United States had a profound impact on constructions of femininity and masculinity, and commercial and cultural values in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Focusing on novels by Theodore Dreiser,...

    Published December 17th 2009 by Routledge

  10. 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 August 18th 2009 by Routledge