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  1. Simone de Beauvoir

    By Ursula Tidd

    Series: Routledge Critical Thinkers

    Simone de Beauvoir's groundbreaking work has transformed the way we think about gender and identity. Without her 1949 text The Second Sex, gender theory as we know it today would be unthinkable. A leading figure in French existentialism, Beauvoir's concepts of 'becoming woman' and of woman as '...

    Published November 12th 2003 by Routledge

  2. Julia Kristeva

    By Noelle McAfee

    Series: Routledge Critical Thinkers

    One of the most original thinkers of the twentieth century, Julia Kristeva has been driving forward the fields of literary and cultural studies since the 1960s. This volume is an accessible, introductory guide to the main themes of Kristeva's work, including her ideas on:*semiotics and symbolism*...

    Published October 15th 2003 by Routledge

  3. The Rhetorics of Feminism

    Readings in Contemporary Cultural Theory and the Popular Press

    By Lynne Pearce

    Series: Transformations

    Is it possible that changes in rhetorical practice could alter not just how thought is expressed, but also how it is made? Through a close stylistic and rhetorical analysis of contemporary feminist writing - from the cultural theory of Judith Butler to the popular journalism of Naomi Wolf and...

    Published September 24th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Mary Wollstonecraft and the Critics, 1788-2001

    Edited by Harriet Devine Jump

    Mary Wollstonecraft has been described as 'the mother of feminism'. The progress of her literary reputation charts a curve which parallels that of feminist theory, both in the field of women's studies and in that of literary criticism. The writings gathered together here for the first time will...

    Published March 12th 2003 by Routledge

  5. American Feminism

    Key Source Documents, 1848-1920

    Edited by Janet Beer, Katherine Joslin, Anne Trudgill

    Series: History of Feminism

    This anthology publishes key documents in the history of American feminism that are currently only available in extract form or in archives.This set spans from the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848 to the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment granting women's suffrage in 1920, and includes works...

    Published November 27th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Who's Who in Contemporary Women's Writing

    Edited by Jane Eldridge Miller

    Unique in its breadth of coverage, Who's Who in Contemporary Women's Writing is a comprehensive, authoritative and enjoyable guide to women's fiction, prose, poetry and drama from around the world in the second half of the twentieth century. Over the course of 1000 entries by over 150...

    Published November 13th 2002 by Routledge

  7. M. Feminist Criticism

    Edited by Terrence Hawkes

    Series: New Accents

    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 October 16th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Mary Wollstonecraft's A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

    A Sourcebook

    Edited by Adriana Craciun

    Series: Routledge Guides to Literature

    Mary Wollstonecraft's A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792) is the founding text of modern feminism. In this sourcebook, Adriana Craciun provides the ideal starting point for students new to Wollstonecraft's revolutionary work, providing carefully focused introductory materials combined with...

    Published April 24th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Strip Show

    Performances of Gender and Desire

    By Katherine Liepe-Levinson

    Series: Gender in Performance

    This book offers an account of an unprecedented North American study of contemporary female and male strip shows. It particularly focuses on the contradictory sex roles, cultural positions, and performance practices of 'straight' strip shows during their second heyday in the early 1990s.Katherine...

    Published November 14th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Shakespeare and Feminist Performance

    Ideology on Stage

    By Sarah Werner

    Series: Accents on Shakespeare

    How do performances of Shakespeare change the meanings of the plays? In this controversial new book, Sarah Werner argues that the text of a Shakespeare play is only one of the many factors that give a performance its meaning. By focusing on The Royal Shakespeare Company, Werner demonstrates how...

    Published July 11th 2001 by Routledge