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- Lexington Books 2007; US$ 34.99
This book addresses the 'autobiographical' literature, visual, and performance art of postcolonial women from Maghreb and Southeast Asia including Leila Sebbar, Assia Djebar, and Theresa Hak Kyung Cha. Karina Eileraas critically examines how contemporary postcolonial artists participate in the violence of representation in order to re-imagine the relationship... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
This powerful study reconceptualizes ideas of ethnic literature while investigating the construction of ethnic heroines, shifting the focus away from cultural politics and considering instead narrative or poetic qualities which involve surprising relationships between Anglo-American women's writing and fiction produced by Asian American and African... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
This book brings together a complete set of approaches to works by female authors that articulate the black Atlantic in relation to the interplay of race, class, and gender. The chapters provide the grounds to (en)gender a more complex understanding of the scattered geographies of the African diaspora in the Atlantic basin. The variety of approaches... more...
- Lehigh University Press 2013; US$ 79.99
Jane Austen and the Arts: Elegance, Propriety, Harmony presents Jane Austen as a self-conscious artist, a woman keenly aware that literature and aesthetics were to play an important role in the education and development of British society. The scope of the book is interdisciplinary and international, revealing Austen?s connection with the sister... more...
- Cybereditions 2000; US$ 12.95
An updated and revised edition of a classic study, this widely cited book presents a lucid review of all of Jewett's work, which includes nearly 200 stories and novels. In a new preface Donovan discusses the 'culture war' that has recently erupted over Jewett. more...
- Penguin Group US 2003; US$ 16.00
Amy Tan has touched millions of readers with haunting and sympathetic novels of cultural complexity and profound empathy. With the same spirit and humor that characterize her acclaimed novels, she now shares her insight into her own life and how she escaped the curses of her past to make a future of her own. She takes us on a journey from her childhood... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 9.99
Definitive, concise, and very interesting... From William Shakespeare to Winston Churchill, the Very Interesting People series provides authoritative bite-sized biographies of Britain's most fascinating historical figures - people whose influence and importance have stood the test of time. Each book in the series is based upon the biographical... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 35.00
New York Times bestselling author Diana Gabaldon has captured the hearts of millions with her critically acclaimed novels, Outlander . Dragonfly In Amber , Voyager , and Drums Of Autumn . From the moment Claire Randall accidentally steps through a magical stone that transports her back in time more than 200 years to 1743, and into the arms of... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.18
In this collection of the very best of Doris Lessing's essays, we are treated to the wisdom and keen insight of a writer who has learned, over the course of a brilliant career spanning more than half a century, to read the world differently. From imagining the secret sex life of Tolstoy to the secrets of Sufism, from reviews of classic books to commentaries... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 19.00
A collection of the most fascinating essays, articles, and interpretations of bestselling author Anne Rice's complete works, by a variety of journalists and scholars. It includes a history of vampire literature, a professional dominatrix's examination of Rice's erotica, and a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film version of Interview with... more...