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- Infobase Publishing 2002; US$ 54.00
-- Brings together the best criticism on the most widely read poets, novelists, and playwrights. -- Presents complex critical portraits of the most influential writers in the English-speaking world -- from the English medievalists to contemporary writers more...
- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 45.00
American poetry has been shaped and deeply influenced by the wealth of female voices that have contributed to its originality and vivacity through the years. From the colonial era's Phillis Wheatley to the new voices of the 21st century, this volume surveys the ongoing contributions and critical legacy of the United States' diverse women poets.... more...
- Grosvenor House Publishing 2013; US$ 11.99
A tree is known by its fruit, not the roots. In the Efik communities, we sing and dance when we are happy and when we are sad. There are seasonal, celebratory, occupational and occasional songs and dances, reflecting the whole gamut of existence as appreciated within our cosmology. It is also through these songs and dances that we preserve, enhance,... more...
- LSU Press 2011; US$ 22.95
In Modernist Women Writers and War, Julie Goodspeed-Chadwick examines important avant-garde writings by three American women authors---Djuna Barnes, H.D., and Gertrude Stein--- and shows that during World Wars I and II a new kind of war literature emerged, one in which feminist investigation of war and trauma effectively counters the paradigmatic war... more...
- University of Georgia Press 2013; US$ 26.95
In 1844, Lydia Sigourney asserted, "Man's warfare on the trees is terrible." Like Sigourney many American women of her day engaged with such issues as sustainability, resource wars, globalization, voluntary simplicity, Christian ecology, and environmental justice. Illuminating the foundations for contemporary women's environmental... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 25.95
American Hybrid Poetics explores the ways in which hybrid poetics?a playful mixing of disparate formal and aesthetic strategies?have been the driving force in the work of a historically and culturally diverse group of women poets who are part of a robust tradition in contesting the dominant cultural order. Amy Moorman Robbins examines the ways... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00
Twenty-eight powerful and individual voices are heard as Pearlman and Henderson offer a forum for a generous cross-section of the women writing fiction in America today -- writers whose vital statistics cross the borders of race, religion, ethnic origin, sexual preference, marital status, age, geography, and lifestyle. Each writer is presented in... more...
- Princeton University Press 2000; US$ 52.50 US$ 42.00
For generations, critics have noticed in nineteenth-century American women's sentimentality a streak of masochism, but their discussions of it have over-simplified its complex relationship to women's power. Marianne Noble argues that tropes of eroticized domination in sentimental literature must be recognized for what they were: a double-edged sword... more...