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- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 155.00
In Thomas Hardy: Texts and Contexts distinguished critics from Canada, Japan, the USA and the UK, offer fresh and challenging readings of Hardy's works. They also raise far wider and far-reaching questions about Hardy's attitude to his art, his relation to such contemporary forms as melodrama, and his response to the ongoing scientific debates, from... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 25.00
Specially commissioned essays examine all of Dickinson's major writings, and places her work in a variety of literary, cultural and political contexts. It features a detailed chronology and a comprehensive guide to further reading. 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 133.00
By examining the fiction of three women modernists--Willa Cather, Gertrude Stein, and Nella Larsen--this book complicates binary paradigms of national, gender, and ethnic identities in the interwar period. In place of essentializing categories of identity, Jessica Rabin explores the liberating and dislocating ramifications of using multiple subject... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 100.00
This wide-ranging and convincingly argued study looks at the issues of and attitudes towards slavery in Jane Austen's later novels and culture, and argues against Edward Said's critique of Jane Austen as a supporter of colonialism and slavery. White suggests that Austen is both concerned and engaged with the issue, and that novels such as Mansfield... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 145.00
Examining a range of twentieth century writers, including Vera Brittain, Anne Frank and Eva Hoffman, this study focuses on how recent theories of trauma can elucidate the narrative strategies employed in their autobiographical writing. The historical circumstances of each author are also considered. The result is a book which provides a vivid sense... more...
- Penguin Group US 2005; US$ 14.00
One of today's hottest writers, Patricia Cornwell has pushed the envelope with her popular character Kay Scarpetta, her cutting-edge nonfiction work, Portrait of a Killer , and her own TV appearances covering investigations into Jack the Ripper and the mysterious death of Princess Diana. Now, devoted fans can delve into her life and work with... more...
- Penguin Group US 2001; US$ 16.00
What's so friendly about Jane Austen? Every generation rediscovers Jane Austen with a renewed enthusiasm for her timeless novels. In recent years, Austen has become more popular than ever as nearly every one of her books has been gorgeously filmed and reinterpreted to reflect today's sensibilities. Both diehard Austen addicts and new converts to... more...
- UPF 2001; US$ 59.95
''I am particularly impressed with Bloomberg?s insights about the ways in which women writers? urge to harness the power of women?s myths has to some extent been aroused by historical forces. . . . She explains that women?s desire to reinvent their identities requires that women writers take over the narrative tools (such as mythic allusions) provided... more...