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- Infobase Publishing 2002; US$ 54.00
-- Brings together the best criticism on the most widely read poets, novelists, and playwrights. -- Presents complex critical portraits of the most influential writers in the English-speaking world -- from the English medievalists to contemporary writers more...
- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 45.00
American poetry has been shaped and deeply influenced by the wealth of female voices that have contributed to its originality and vivacity through the years. From the colonial era's Phillis Wheatley to the new voices of the 21st century, this volume surveys the ongoing contributions and critical legacy of the United States' diverse women poets.... more...
- LSU Press 2011; US$ 22.95
In Modernist Women Writers and War, Julie Goodspeed-Chadwick examines important avant-garde writings by three American women authors---Djuna Barnes, H.D., and Gertrude Stein--- and shows that during World Wars I and II a new kind of war literature emerged, one in which feminist investigation of war and trauma effectively counters the paradigmatic war... more...
- University of Georgia Press 2013; US$ 26.95
In 1844, Lydia Sigourney asserted, "Man's warfare on the trees is terrible." Like Sigourney many American women of her day engaged with such issues as sustainability, resource wars, globalization, voluntary simplicity, Christian ecology, and environmental justice. Illuminating the foundations for contemporary women's environmental... more...
- Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 93.99
Women Writers in the United States is a celebration of the many forms of work--written and social, tangible and intangible--produced by American women. Davis and West document the variety and volume of women's work in the U.S. in a clear and accessible timeline format. They present information on the full spectrum of women's writing--including fiction,... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 30.00
A 2001 Companion providing an overview of the history of writing by women in nineteenth-century America. more...
- Princeton University Press 2000; US$ 42.00
For generations, critics have noticed in nineteenth-century American women's sentimentality a streak of masochism, but their discussions of it have over-simplified its complex relationship to women's power. Marianne Noble argues that tropes of eroticized domination in sentimental literature must be recognized for what they were: a double-edged sword... more...
- University of Iowa Press 1990; US$ 34.95
Tongue-Oil Timothy, as unflappable as he is unconscionable, swindles Wasatch Sam in a villainous poker game. Amazed prospectors discover a full-grown silver man deep in a mountain tunnel. Old Pizen, a horse so mean that he was almost poison to himself, is wagered by his own owner in the fight of his life. The travelling stones of Pahranagat, when... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2005; US$ 29.95
"The Only Efficient Instrument" examines farsighted women writers in nineteenth-century America whose pioneering use of newspapers and magazines had a vital impact on the political and intellectual communities of their day." more...