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  • Women in Northern Irelandby Megan Sullivan

    UPF 1999; US$ 59.95

    ''Sullivan is among those emerging feminist cultural critics who are breaking a critical silence: her study of fiction, films and plays by Northern Irish women not only charts new territory in Irish studies, it also provides a model for doing Irish cultural criticism. more...

  • The Autobiography of Marķa Elena Moyanoby Diana Miloslavich Tupac

    UPF 2000; US$ 34.95

    ''Moyano?s life exemplifies the overwhelming obstacles that poor barrio women experience not only in Peru but also in other third world countries. This autobiographical book adds important information to several different disciplines: Latin American politics, feminism, sociology, and current Peruvian history. more...

  • Novels of Fernando del Paso, Theby Robin W. Fiddian

    UPF 2000; US$ 59.95

    ''Provides the reader with a clear understanding of art in general, and prose fiction in particular, in Mexico and the Western world in our century. [The author?s] commentaries on the modern and the postmodern are insightful, refreshing, and informative. more...

  • Tracing Arachne's Webby Kristin M. Mapel Bloomberg

    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...

  • Incest and the Literary Imaginationby Elizabeth L. Barnes

    UPF 2002; US$ 59.95

    ''Its range--both chronological and methodological--as well as the consistently high quality of its essays makes this collection stand out. A timely and important collection . . . on literary representations of incest [that will] become the touchstone for further work in the field. more...

  • Deforestation and Land Use in the Amazonby Charles H. Wood; Roberto Porro

    UPF 2002; US$ 75.00

    ''This volume has the strength of bringing together a diverse set of disciplines not just to juxtapose different approaches to the long-standing pattern/process relationship (which so much of the literature does) but to cut across the thorny attributes of spatial and temporal scale, which so often divide remote-sensors from social scientists. more...

  • Images of the Woman Reader in Victorian British and American Fictionby Catherine J. Golden

    UPF 2003; US$ 59.95

    ?By comparing 'ideologies surrounding women and books' on both sides of the Atlantic, it offers new interpretations of canonical texts in a series of fascinating pairings of British and American texts. . . . The most original aspect of the book is its examination of the woman reader as she appeared in illustrations in popular novels and the way illustration... more...

  • Lives Full of Struggle and Triumphby Bruce L. Clayton; John A. Salmond

    UPF 2003; US$ 59.95

    ''A splendid sampler of the very latest and best of scholarship in the field of southern women's history.''--Thomas Appleton, Eastern Kentucky University Spanning the sweep of southern women's history from colonial times to the late 20th century, this collection represents the best scholarship on the lives and experiences of black and white southern... more...

  • Rhetoric and Resistance in Black Women's Autobiographyby Johnnie M. Stover

    UPF 2003; US$ 59.95

    ''[A] crucial, pioneering book . . . deeply engaging because of the intrinsic interest of the texts Stover brings to light.''--Jerrilyn McGregory, Florida State University Johnnie M. Stover explores the origin and power of black women writers' voices using the personal narratives of 19th-century Americans who were slaves or indentured servants. more...

  • Islam in South Africaby Abdulkader I. Tayob

    UPF 1999; US$ 59.95

    ''Judicious juggling of insider and outsider perspectives. [Tayob] brings real knowledge and experience of South African Islam. . . . Anyone interested in religion in the South African context as well as those interested in Islam in different contexts should be interested in this book. more...