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- Continuum International Publishing 2008; US$ 19.95
Whether you've read Jane Austen once or read her yearly, or if you simply yearn to be Elizabeth or Mr. Darcy, this new Bedside Companion will make a perfect match. Janeite and newcomer alike will revel in the entertaining capsules of each of Austen's beloved novel s, along with information on such important subjects... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 24.95
?You?ll call this sentimental?perhaps?but then a dog somehow represents the private side of life, the play side,? Virginia Woolf confessed to a friend. And it is this private, playful side, the richness and power of the bond between five great women writers and their dogs, that Maureen Adams celebrates in this deeply engaging book. In Shaggy Muses,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 95.00
This volume charts the most significant changes for a literary history of women in a period that saw the beginnings of a discourse of 'enlightened feminism'. It reveals that women engaged in forms old and new, seeking to shape and transform the culture of letters rather than simply reflect or respond to the work of their male contemporaries. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 185.00
The Writing of Rural England 1500-1800 documents and contextualizes the conflicting representations of rural life during a crucial period of social, economic and cultural change. It highlights the dialogues and tensions between agriculture and aesthetics, economics and morality, men and women, leisure and labour. By drawing on both canonical and... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 90.00
Steven Berkoff has been variously described as controversial, thrilling, electric and dynamic. A Renaissance man of the theatre, he is known equally for his writing, directing and acting. Collecting together nineteen one-act plays, this volume presents never-before-published material. Abusive, shocking and endlessly surprising, these sharply written... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00
The readings gathered here include many rare texts that have not been reprinted for centuries, excerpted from biblical commentary, legal writings, medical and scientific writings, popular encyclopedias, and literature, as well as continental vernacular and Latin sources never before available in English translation. The selections are assembled in... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2011; US$ 12.99
How do you want to live here? I mean we could come and go and lead separate lives. Or we could really live together. What do you think? Aged 18, three women join forces. Life is fun. Living is intense. Together they feel unassailable. Crackling with wisdom and wit, Di and Viv and Rose is a humorous and thoughtful exploration of friendships... more...
- A&C Black 2006; US$ 12.99
The Early Bird taps into the darkest fears of any parent - what if your child simply disappears? Debbie and Jack blame each other and themselves, and in doing so reveal the inner secrets of their own relationship in this disturbing and darkly humorous play. Butlers language moves between naturalism and hyper-realism, brilliantly capturing the... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 124.99
Looking in detail at the work of Margaret Cavendish, Katherine Philips, and Aphra Behn, Royalist Women Writers argues that their writings inaugurate a more assertive model of the Englishwoman as literary author, which is crucially enabled by their royalist affiliations. Chalmers reveals new political sub-texts in the three writers' work and shows... more...