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  • Die frühen Übersetzungen aus dem Englischen ins Französischeby Maria Hegner

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00

    The earliest translations from English into French have rarely been the object of careful study. This volume provides detailed empirical analyses of the strategies employed by French translators of early English travel reports on North America. It offers new insightsinto the history of translation andinto aspects of the history of the... more...

  • Women's Writing in Middle Englishby Alexandra Barratt

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Women's writing in any period remains of critical concern, both at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Alexandra Barratt's edition offers a wide range of texts from the period 1300-1500, including: Original texts written by women in the Middle Ages Texts translated by women in the Middle Ages Prayers, meditations, scriptural comment, and... more...

  • Buchfrauenby Edda Ziegler

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 18.00

    Eine Geschichte der Frauen in der Buchbranche von Anna Vandenhoeck bis Ulla Berkéwicz. Die Buchbranche ist weiblich. Rund 80 Prozent der heute auf dem deutschen Buchmarkt Beschäftigten sind Frauen: Sie verlegen, produzieren, gestalten und verkaufen Bücher. Dass sie dies nicht erst seit dem Beginn des letzten Jahrhunderts tun, zeigt Edda Ziegler mit... more...

  • Early Women Writersby Anita Pacheo

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    The last twenty years have witnessed the rediscovery of a large number of women writers of the early modern period. This process of recovery has had a major impact on early modern studies for, by beginning to restore women to the history of the period, it provides new insight into the formative years of the modern era. This collection amply demonstrates... more...

  • Victorian Literatureby Victor Shea; William Whitla

    Wiley 2014; US$ 41.50

    “A fully annotated anthology of Victorian literature is a massive undertaking, and the editors are to be commended for this near-heroic level of endeavor and the inclusiveness of their selections.”— Florence Boos, University of Iowa “In Victorian Literature  Shea and Whitla have created a unique anthology that continues... more...

  • Roomscape: Women Writers in the British Museum from George Eliot to Virginia Woolfby Susan David Bernstein

    Edinburgh University Press 2013; US$ 28.99

    Examines the Reading Room of the British Museum using documentary, theoretical, historical, and literary sources Roomscape explores a specific site - the Reading Room of the British Museum - as a space of imaginative potential in relation to the emergence of modern women writers in Victorian and early twentieth-century London. Drawing on archival materials,... more...

  • Aesthetes and Decadents of the 1890sby Karl Beckson

    Chicago Review Press 2005; US$ 17.99

    The Aesthetic and Decadent Movement of the late 19th century spawned the idea of "Art for Art's Sake," challenged aesthetic standards and shocked the bourgeosie. From Walter Pater's study, "The Renaissance to Salome, the truly decadent collaboration between Oscar Wilde and Aubrey Beardsley, Karl Beckson has chosen a full spectrum of works that chronicle... more...

  • Turning the Tideby Angela V. John

    Parthian Books 2014; US$ 11.99

    Drawing upon a varied array of sources, many of which were previously unused, this rich biography explores the public achievements and the fascinating private world of one of the most influential people in British society in the first half of the 20th century. The book tells the remarkable tale of Margaret Haig Thomas, the Second Viscountess Rhondda,... more...

  • Bluestockings Now!by Deborah Heller

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95

    Challenging the theory that the Bluestockings spanned only the period from the 1750s through the 1790s, this collection argues for a new vision of the Bluestockings as belonging to a chain of interconnected networks that can be traced from the early eighteenth century to the present. The contributors explore the activities of the Bluestockings in a... more...

  • The Oxford Guide to British Women Writersby Joanne Shattock

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 40.00

    This introduction to British women's writing, from the earliest times to the present day, ranges across novelists, poets, playwrights, historians, scientists and translators. It covers, in an A-Z sequence, the lives and works of 400 writers in detail. more...