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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This impressive and pioneering anthology presents extracts in the original Middle English of the various kinds of medieval texts in which women were involved. It explores their place in medieval literary culture and invites readers to judge whether there is such a thing as `women's writing' in the Middle Ages. more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 124.99
Looking in detail at the work of Margaret Cavendish, Katherine Philips, and Aphra Behn, Royalist Women Writers argues that their writings inaugurate a more assertive model of the Englishwoman as literary author, which is crucially enabled by their royalist affiliations. Chalmers reveals new political sub-texts in the three writers' work and shows... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 36.00
An important study reclaiming the importance of women in Protestant literary culture. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 95.00
Using postmodern theory, The Practice of Quixotism explores eighteenth-century women's texts that use quixote narratives, which typically demand that individuals purge their minds of internalized fictions to insist instead that the reality we encounter is inevitably mediated by the texts we have read. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00
Afforded only limited access to the male-dominated sciences, many women writers nevertheless made significant contributions to intellectual culture in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Through various forms of literary discourse, women attempted to engage with scientific ideas. These women, too, were female pioneers in science, and are vitally... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 140.95
Medieval Lyric is a colourful collection of lyrical poems, carols, and traditional British ballads written between the thirteenth and fifteenth centuries, together with some twentieth-century American versions of them. A lively and engaging collection of lyrical poems, carols, and traditional British ballads written in between the thirteenth and... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 85.00
An original mapping of women's writing in the 1940s and 1950s, this book looks at Englishness and national identity in women's writing and includes writing from Scotland, Wales, Ireland the Indian subcontinent and Africa. The authors discussed include Virginia Woolf, Daphne Du Maurier, Doris Lessing and Muriel Spark. more...