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- 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...
- 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...
- Simon & Schuster 2001; US$ 28.00
Pioneering eighteenth-century feminist Mary Wollstonecraft lived a life as radical as her vision of a fairer world. She overcame great disadvantages -- poverty (her abusive, sybaritic father squandered the family fortune), a frivolous education, and the stigma of being unmarried in a man's world. Her life changed when Thomas Paine's publisher, Joseph... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 205.00
The Writing of Rural England 1500-1800 documents and contextualizes the conflicting representations of rural life during a crucial period of social, economic and cultural change. It highlights the dialogues and tensions between agriculture and aesthetics, economics and morality, men and women, leisure and labour. By drawing on both canonical and... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 28.00
The history of women's writing in Britain from the Restoration to the French Revolution, now in paperback. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 30.00
Reading the Brontė Body combines medical anthropology, the history of medicine, and literary analysis to offer a new perspective with which to understand representations of disease and illness found in the novels written by Anne, Emily, and Charlotte Brontė. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 100.00
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...