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- Bucknell University Press 2013; US$ 79.99
The Matrimonial Trap examines the ways in which six women writers of the long eighteenth century used public and private writing to redefine marriage as an egalitarian relationship. Their writing reveals their participation in and reactions to a larger sense of crisis about marriage in eighteenth-century society. 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...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 30.95
How do we know that Emily Dickinson wrote poems? How do we recognize a poem when we see one? In Dickinson's Misery , Virginia Jackson poses fundamental questions about reading habits we have come to take for granted. Because Dickinson's writing remained largely unpublished when she died in 1886, decisions about what it was that Dickinson wrote have... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2013; Not Available
Based on a series of lectures delivered by author Virginia Woolf at women?s colleges, A Room of One?s Own is an essay that calls out for a broader representation of women writers in the literary world of Woolf?s time. Heralded as a call to action for women writers to carve out space both mentally and physically for their artistic endeavours, Woolf?s... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 21.99
Raff sets her study in the early nineteenth century world, depicting the cultural debates and literary fandom that provided Austen a fertile playing field. She traces Austen's increasingly libidinal narrative presence (from early experiments in the narrator-reader relationship, to the seductive appeal of Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet in Pride... more...
- Beacon Press 2013; US$ 17.00
When New and Selected Poems, Volume One was originally published in 1992, Mary Oliver was awarded the National Book Award. In the fourteen years since its initial appearance it has become one of the best-selling volumes of poetry in the country. This collection features thirty poems published only in this volume as well as selections from the poet's... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
With special attention to Emily Dickinson's growth into a poet, this literary biographical study charts Dickinson's hard-won brilliance as she worked, largely alone, to become the unique American woman writer of the nineteenth century. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 115.00
This book contributes to the growing literature on the biopic genre by outlining and exploring the conventions of the postfeminist biopic. It does so by analyzing recent films about the lives of famous women including Sylvia Plath, Frida Kahlo, Virginia Woolf and Jane Austen. more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2013; US$ 125.00
"Who's Afraid of Edna O'Brien?" asks an early interviewer in Conversations with Edna O'Brien . With over fifty years of published novels, biographies, plays, telecasts, short stories, and more, it is hard not to be intimidated by her. An acclaimed and controversial Irish writer, O'Brien (b. 1932) saw her early works, starting in 1960 with The Country... more...