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  1. The Ideology of Conduct (Routledge Revivals)

    Essays in Literature and the History of Sexuality

    Edited by Nancy Armstrong, Leonard Tennenhouse

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In The Ideology of Conduct, first published in 1987, scholars from various fields, from the medieval period to the present day, discuss literature in which the sole purpose is to instruct women in how to make themselves desirable. This collection investigates how middle-class writers who had long...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The 'Improper' Feminine

    The Women's Sensation Novel and the New Woman Writing

    By Lyn Pykett

    The women's sensation novel of the 1860s and the New Woman fiction of the 1890s were two major examples of a perceived feminine invasion of fiction which caused a critical furore in their day. Both genres, with their shocking, `fast' heroines, fired the popular imagination by putting female...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  3. International Perspectives in Feminist Ecocriticism

    Edited by Greta Gaard, Simon C. Estok, Serpil Oppermann

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Exploring environmental literature from a feminist perspective, this volume presents a diversity of feminist ecocritical approaches to affirm the continuing contributions, relevance, and necessity of a feminist perspective in environmental literature, culture, and science. Feminist ecocriticism has...

    Published May 28th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Mary Wollstonecraft, Pedagogy, and the Practice of Feminism

    By Kirstin Hanley

    Series: Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature

    This study examines Mary Wollstonecraft—generally recognized as the founder of the early feminist movement—by shedding light on her contributions to eighteenth-century instructional literature, and feminist pedagogy in particular. While contemporary scholars have extensively theorized...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Feminine Subject in Children's Literature

    By Christine Wilkie-Stibbs

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    This book builds upon and contributes to the growing academic interest in feminism within the field of children's literature studies. Christie Wilkie-Stibbs draws upon the work of Luce Irigaray, Helene Cixous, Julia Kristeva, and Jacques Lacan in her analysis of particular children's literature...

    Published May 1st 2013 by Routledge

  6. Feminist Theory Across Disciplines

    Feminist Community and American Women's Poetry

    By Shira Wolosky

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Defying traditional definitions of public and private as gendered terms, and broadening discussion of women’s writing in relation to feminist work done in other fields, this study addresses American women’s poetry from the seventeenth to late-twentieth century. Engaging the fields of literary...

    Published April 5th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Making a Difference

    Edited by Gayle Green, Coppélia Kahn

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. New Woman Hybridities

    Femininity, Feminism, and International Consumer Culture, 1880–1930

    Edited by MARGARET BEETHAM, Ann Heilmann

    Series: Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

    Since the 1970s, the literary and cultural politics of the turn-of-the-century New Woman have received increasing academic attention. Whether she is seen as the emblem of sexual anarchy, an agent of mediation between mass market and modernist cultures, or as a symptom of the consolidation of...

    Published June 29th 2012 by Routledge

  10. 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