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- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 19.00
What is it about Jane Austen's writing that brings such pleasure? Jenkyns's sparkling study delights in Austen's craft, wit, and pathos, and explores the subtlety, depth, and innovation that forever mark her out as a supreme storyteller. <i>A Fine Brush on Ivory</i> will enhance the admiration and pleasure of all those who enjoy... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2008; US$ 8.99
This selection brings together thirty of Woolf's best essays across a wide range of subjects including writing and reading, the role and reputation of women writers, the art of biography, and the London scene. They are enchanting in their own right, and indispensable to an understanding of this great writer. - ;'A good essay must draw its curtain... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 110.00
Dennis Low's re-evaluation of the Lake Poets as mentors begins with the controversial premise that Robert Southey, together with Wordsworth and Coleridge, nurtured the talents of many exceptional women writers. While examining the lives and works of Caroline Bowles, Maria Gowen Brooks, Sara Coleridge, and Maria Jane Jewsbury, Low also contributes... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 95.00
This book reveals women writers' key role in constituting seventeenth-century public culture and, in doing so, offers a new reading of that culture as begun in intimate circles of private dialogue and extended along transnational networks of public debate. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 90.00
Examining the appropriation of transgressive, violent female figures from ancient Greek literature and myth by late Victorian writers, Olverson reveals the extent to which ancient antagonists like the murderous Medea and the sinister Circe were employed as a means to protest against and comment upon contemporary social and political institutions. more...
- Pickering & Chatto Publishers 2010; US$ 99.00
Richardson explores how a powerful culture of writing was created in late medieval London, even though initially few inhabitants could actually write themselves. Whilst previous studies have tended to focus on middle class literary reading patterns, this study examines writing skills separately both from reading skills and from literature. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 34.00
Betty A. Schellenberg challenges oversimplified assumptions of women's cultural role in the period. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 90.00
Afforded only limited access to the male-dominated sciences, many women writers nevertheless made significant contributions to intellectual culture in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Through various forms of literary discourse, women attempted to engage with scientific ideas. These women, too, were female pioneers in science, and are vitally... more...