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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Diary Poetics

    Form and Style in Writers’ Diaries, 1915-1962

    By Anna Jackson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

    The diary is a genre that is often thought of as virtually formless, a "capacious hold-all" for the writer’s thoughts, and as offering unmediated access to the diarist’s true self. Focusing on the diaries of Katherine Mansfield, Virginia Woolf, Antonia White, Joe Orton, John Cheever, and Sylvia...

    Published April 6th 2010 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Encyclopedia of Feminist Literary Theory

    Edited by Elizabeth Kowaleski Wallace

    "Schools with strong women's studies programs will find this an invaluable source for understanding the foundations of feminist literary theory." -- HE Bookwatch "The range of topics covered in this single volume is impressive. Overall, the Encyclopedia would make a good addition to any reference...

    Published June 4th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Women and Empire, 1750–1939

    Primary Sources on Gender and Anglo-Imperialism

    Edited by Susan K. Martin, Caroline Daley, Elizabeth Dimock, Cheryl Cassidy, Cecily Devereux

    Series: History of Feminism

    Women and Empire, 1750–1939: Primary Sources on Gender and Anglo-Imperialism functions to extend significantly the range of the History of Feminism series (co-published by Routledge and Edition Synapse), bringing together the histories of British and American women’s emancipation, represented in...

    Published January 25th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Feminism and Contemporary Women Writers

    Rethinking Subjectivity

    By Radha Chakravarty

    This book attempts to deal with the problem of literary subjectivity in theory and practice. The works of six contemporary women writers — Doris Lessing, Anita Desai, Mahasweta Devi, Buchi Emecheta, Margaret Atwood and Toni Morrison — are discussed as potential ways of testing and expanding the...

    Published December 30th 2007 by Routledge India

  9. The Sublime, Terror and Human Difference

    By Christine Battersby

    Christine Battersby is a leading thinker in the field of philosophy, gender studies and visual and literary aesthetics. In this important new work, she undertakes an exploration of the nature of the sublime, one of the most important topics in contemporary debates about modernity, politics and art....

    Published October 10th 2007 by Routledge

  10. M. Feminist Criticism

    Edited by Terrence Hawkes

    These two volumes are part of the forty-one volume set New Accents. First launched in 1977, the New Accents series rapidly changed the face of literary studies. Its clear and concise volumes brought the latest in literary theory to students and academics and paved the way for undergraduate teaching...

    Published February 27th 2007 by Routledge