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Major Works: Literature & Gender Studies

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

New and Published Books

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  1. Abjection, Melancholia and Love

    The Work of Julia Kristeva

    Edited by John Fletcher, Andrew Benjamin

    Series: RLE: Women, Feminism and Literature

    This volume begins with a new essay by Julia Kristeva, ‘The Adolescent Novel’, in which she examines the relation between novelistic writing and the experience of adolescence as an ‘open structure’. It is this blend of the literary with the psychoanalytic that places Kristeva’s work central to...

    Published June 5th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Gender, Genre & Narrative Pleasure

    Edited by Derek Longhurst

    Series: RLE: Women, Feminism and Literature

    Recent years have witnessed important new initiatives in the study of popular fictional modes of writing. At one time the field could have been described with reasonable accuracy by two traditions: one that analyzed the production and distribution of popular fiction as commodities; and one whose...

    Published June 5th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Library Editions: Women, Feminism and Literature

    Edited by Isobel Armstrong

    Series: RLE: Women, Feminism and Literature

    Reissuing seminal works originally published between 1979 and 1994, Routledge Library Editions: Women, Feminism and Literature offers a selection of scholarship from a time of great change in feminist studies and literary studies. Topics cover all aspects of women's literature, gender and feminism...

    Published June 5th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 26th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Medical Advice for Women, 1830–1915

    Edited by Ruth Robbins

    Series: History of Feminism

    Medical Advice for Women is a new five-volume collection from Routledge and Edition Synapse covering professional, scientific, and medical opinion, in addition to the popular guides aimed at the female reader, between the years 1830–1915. Medical literature from this period provides a fascinating...

    Published December 11th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Gender and Modernism: Critical Concepts 4 vols

    Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

    Edited by Bonnie Kime Scott

    Series: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

    Modernism, whether seen as a period designation, a manifestation of formal experimentation, or an aspect of modernity, has since its inception been marked, consciously or unconsciously, by gender. The dates 1890-1940, typically accepted as encompassing the modernist period, coincide with the first...

    Published March 19th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Gender & Modernism V3

    Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

    By Bonnie Kime Scott

    First published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 19th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Women's Suffrage Literature

    By Katharine Cockin, Glenda Norquay, Sowon Park

    Series: History of Feminism

    Women's Suffrage Literature is a new Major Work from Routledge and Edition Synapse. It makes available in facsimile key texts which represent the wealth of creative writing that emerged around the issue of women’s suffrage in the early twentieth century. The collection includes five...

    Published December 18th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Women and Cross-Dressing: 1800-1939

    Edited by Heike Bauer

    Series: History of Feminism

    This three-volume collection focuses on writings by and about cross-dressing women from the early nineteenth century up until the beginning of World War II. In so doing, it provides a new perspective on one of the most decisive periods in the history of feminism. The anthology brings together for...

    Published August 25th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Songs of the Women Troubadours

    Edited by Laurie Shepard, Sarah White, Matilda Tomaryn Bruckner

    An edition and translation of some 30 poems by the trobairditz, a remarkable group of women poets from the 12th and 13th centuries, who composed in the style and language of the troubadours....

    Published April 20th 2000 by Routledge

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