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  • X Marks the Spotby Megan A. Norcia

    Ohio University Press 2010; US$ 39.99

    During the nineteenth century, geography primers shaped the worldviews of Britain?s ruling classes and laid the foundation for an increasingly globalized world. Written by middle-class women who mapped the world that they had neither funds nor freedom to traverse, the primers employed rhetorical tropes such as the Family of Man or discussions of food... more...

  • Women's Life Writing, 1700-1850by Daniel Cook; Amy Culley

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    This collection discusses British and Irish life writings by women in the period 1700-1850. It argues for the importance of women's life writing as part of the culture and practice of eighteenth-century and Romantic auto/biography, exploring the complex relationships between constructions of femininity, life writing forms and models of authorship. more...

  • Women during the English Reformationsby Julie A. Chappell; Kaley A. Kramer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Catholic or Protestant, recusant or godly rebel, early modern women reinvented their spiritual and gendered spaces during the reformations in religion in England during the sixteenth century and beyond. These essays explore the ways in which some Englishwomen struggled to erase, rewrite, or reimagine their religious and gender identities. more...

  • Year of Fire Dragonsby Shannon Young

    Blacksmith Books 2015; US$ 8.99

    When 22-year-old Shannon follows her Eurasian boyfriend to his hometown of Hong Kong, she thinks their long distance romance is over. But a month later his company sends him to London. Shannon embarks on a wide-eyed newcomer's journey through Hong Kong?alone. The city enchants her, forcing her to question her plans. Soon, she will need to choose... more...

  • Forget Me Notby Katherine D. Harris

    Ohio University Press 2015; US$ 55.99

    By November 1822, the British reading public had already voraciously consumed both Walter Scott?s expensive novels and Rudolf Ackermann?s exquisite lithographs. The next decade, referred to by some scholars as dormant and unproductive, is in fact bursting with Forget Me Nots, Friendship?s Offerings, Keepsakes, and Literary Souvenirs. By wrapping... more...

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

    Wiley 2008; US$ 60.95 US$ 52.82

    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... more...

  • Medieval Lyricby John C. Hirsh

    Wiley 2008; US$ 57.95 US$ 50.22

    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... more...

  • Writing Englishness: An Introductory Sourcebookby Judy Giles; Tim Middleton

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 48.95

    What did it mean in the first half of this century to say `I am English?' A Practical Sourcebook on National Identity is a unique collection of extracts from writing of the era, all of which in some way raise this question. Drawn from a wide range of sources including letters, diaries, journalism, fiction, poems, parliamentary speeches and government... more...

  • Same-Sex Desire in the English Renaissanceby Kenneth Borris

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    The readings gathered here include many rare texts that have not been reprinted for centuries, excerpted from biblical commentary, legal writings, medical and scientific writings, popular encyclopedias, and literature, as well as continental vernacular and Latin sources never before available in English translation. The selections are assembled in... more...

  • Modernism, Feminism, and Jewishnessby Maren Tova Linett

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 29.00

    An analysis of the cultural meanings of Jewishness in the work of Woolf, Djuna Barnes, and others. more...