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  1. Jane Austen and the State (RLE Jane Austen)

    By Mary Evans

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Jane Austen

    Jane Austen is often associated with conservatism and her novels are often seen as light entertainment depicting a vanished world and its manners. Mary Evan's study, first published in 1987, seeks to contradict the conventional wisdom regarding Austen's social and political leanings and&...

    Published September 11th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Neo-Imperialism in Children's Literature About Africa

    A Study of Contemporary Fiction

    By Yulisa Amadu Maddy, Donnarae MacCann

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    In the spirit of their last collaboration, Apartheid and Racism in South African Children's Literature, 1985-1995, Yulisa Amadu Maddy and Donnarae MacCann once again come together to expose the neo-imperialist overtones of contemporary children's fiction about Africa. Examining the portrayal of...

    Published August 14th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Girl Reading Girl in Japan

    Edited by Tomoko Aoyama, Barbara Hartley

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    Girl Reading Girl provides the first overview of the cultural significance of girls and reading in modern and contemporary Japan with emphasis on the processes involved when girls read about other girls. The collection examines the reading practices of real life girls from differing social...

    Published May 9th 2011 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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