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Women authors

  • American Hybrid Poeticsby Amy Moorman Robbins

    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...

  • Embodying Beautyby Malin Pereira

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Playing House in the American Westby Cathryn Halverson

    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...

  • My Song (and Other Poems)by Orok Otu Duke

    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...

  • Feminist Community and American Women's Poetry: Feminist Theory Across Disciplinesby Shira Wolosky

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    Defying traditional definitions of public and private as gendered terms, 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... more...

  • Feminist Criticism and Social Change (RLE Feminist Theory)by Deborah Rosenfelt; Judith Newton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Fallen Forestsby Karen L. Kilcup

    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...

  • Engendering Men RLEby Joseph A. Boone; Michael Cadden

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Over the past several years, the question of men?s relation to feminism has become a fiercely and sometimes bitterly debated subject. Engendering Men 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... more...

  • Feminism, the Left, and Postwar Literary Cultureby Kathlene McDonald

    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...

  • Transatlantic Womenby Beth L. Lueck; Brigitte Bailey; Lucinda L. Damon-Bach

    University of New Hampshire Press 2012; US$ 38.99

    Highlights the social and textual complexity of the transatlantic world for American women writers more...