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- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 30.00
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...
- Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 36.00
An important study reclaiming the importance of women in Protestant literary culture. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 243.95
"Pacheco (humanities, Univ. of Hertfordshire) has produced a much-needed collection that puts into historical and literary perspective the study of early modern women and their writings. [...] In scholarship and critical depth, this volume compares favourably to the many recent publications on early modern women; what makes it particularly useful is... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 110.00
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...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 145.95
"A very attractive anthology, notable for its variety and the careful and expert way it has been designed for the use of students." -- Douglas Gray "Students will particularly value the range of critical material cited." --Valerie Edden, University of Birmingham, Modern Language Review more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95
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...