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  • Versions of Blacknessby Derek Hughes

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 22.00

    This edition presents a new edition of Oroonoko, with unprecedentedly full and informative commentary. more...

  • Reading the Brontë Bodyby Beth Torgerson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 29.00

    Reading the Brontë 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 Brontë. more...

  • Women's Writing in the British Atlantic Worldby Kate Chedgzoy

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 30.00

    This 2007 book explores the work of women writers in the early modern British Atlantic world. more...

  • Religion, Reform, and Women's Writing in Early Modern Englandby Kimberly Anne Coles

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 36.00

    An important study reclaiming the importance of women in Protestant literary culture. more...

  • Agatha Christie: Power and Illusionby R.A. York

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00

    This study shows how she sought to reconcile her attachment to the Victorian past with her recognition of a new society that undermined established order and in doing so gave more opportunities to women, confused class-boundaries, extended tolerance, allowed the cult of pleasure and self-assertion and revealed the ambiguities of respectability. more...

  • A Companion to Early Modern Women's Writingby Arturo Pacheco; Anita Pacheco

    Wiley 2008; US$ 235.95

    This timely volume represents one of the first comprehensive, student-oriented guides to the under-published field of early modern women's writing. Brings together more than twenty leading international scholars to provide the definitive survey volume to the field of early modern women's writing Examines individual texts, including works by Mary... more...

  • Medieval Lyricby John C. Hirsh

    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...

  • A Fine Brush on Ivoryby Richard Jenkyns

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 19.00

    What is it about Jane Austen's writing that brings such pleasure? Jenkyns's sparkling study delights in Austen's craft, wit, and pathos, and explores the subtlety, depth, and innovation that forever mark her out as a supreme storyteller. <i>A Fine Brush on Ivory</i> will enhance the admiration and pleasure of all those who enjoy... more...

  • Virginia Woolf Selected Essaysby Virginia Woolf

    Oxford University Press, UK 2008; US$ 8.99

    This selection brings together thirty of Woolf's best essays across a wide range of subjects including writing and reading, the role and reputation of women writers, the art of biography, and the London scene. They are enchanting in their own right, and indispensable to an understanding of this great writer. - ;'A good essay must draw its curtain... more...

  • The Literary Protégées of the Lake Poetsby Dennis Low

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 119.95

    Dennis Low's re-evaluation of the Lake Poets as mentors begins with the controversial premise that Robert Southey, together with Wordsworth and Coleridge, nurtured the talents of many exceptional women writers. While examining the lives and works of Caroline Bowles, Maria Gowen Brooks, Sara Coleridge, and Maria Jane Jewsbury, Low also contributes... more...