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- University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 44.95
Examining an eclectic group of western women’s autobiographical texts—canonical and otherwise— Playing House in the American West argues for a distinct regional literary tradition characterized by strategic representations of unconventional domestic life. The controlling metaphor Cathryn Halverson uses in her engrossing... more...
- Grosvenor House Publishing 2013; US$ 8.74
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
Defying traditional boundaries of domesticity and privacy, and broadening discussion of women's writing in relation to feminist work done in other fields, this study addresses American women's poetry from the seventeenth to late-twentieth century. Engaging the fields of literary criticism, anthropology, psychology, history, political theory, religious... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00
This lively and controversial collection of essays sets out to theorize and practice a ?materialist-feminist? criticism of literature and culture. Such a criticism is based on the view that the material conditions in which men and women live are central to an understanding of culture and society. It emphasises the relation of gender to other categories... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 130.00
This book demonstrates the creative impact that feminist modes of inquiry have already had on a new generation of male critics. In the wake of feminism, many men have found it imperative to begin the task of retheorizing the male position in our culture. This collection of essays brings together seventeen male critics whose work ? on poetry, fiction,... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2012; US$ 55.00
Audacity within Confinement examines the cultural work of American women writers of the Left during the years immediately following World War II, and the feminist consciousness that developed in those years. McDonald argues that, despite efforts to contain political resistance during the McCarthy era, women writers became more actively involved in... 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...