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  • The New Science and Women's Literary Discourseby Judy A. Hayden

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    Afforded only limited access to the male-dominated sciences, many women writers nevertheless made significant contributions to intellectual culture in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Through various forms of literary discourse, women attempted to engage with scientific ideas. These women, too, were female pioneers in science, and are vitally... more...

  • Women's Power in Late Medieval Romanceby Amy N. Vines

    Boydell & Brewer 2011; US$ 99.00

    A reading of how women's power is asserted and demonstrated in the popular medieval genre of romance. more...

  • Ecofeminist Approaches to Early Modernityby Jennifer Munroe; Rebecca Laroche

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    Challenges the notion of how early modern women may or may not have spoken for (or even with) nature. By focusing on various forms of 'dialogue,' these essays shift our interest away from speaking and toward listening, to illuminate ways that early modern Englishwomen interacted with their natural surroundings. more...

  • Romanticismby Duncan Wu

    Wiley 2012; US$ 54.95

    This new edition of the groundbreaking Romanticism: An Anthology is the only book of its kind to contain complete texts of a wide range of Romantic works, including Blake's Songs of Innocence and of Experience , The Marriage of Heaven and Hell , and Urizen ; Wordsworth and Coleridge's Lyrical Ballads (1798); Wordsworth's Two-Part Prelude ;... more...

  • Kindred Handsby Jennifer Cognard-Black; Elizabeth MacLeod Walls

    University of Iowa Press 2006; US$ 33.00

    Kindred Hands, a collection of previously unpublished letters by women writers, explores the act and art of writing from diverse perspectives and experiences. The letters illuminate such issues as authorship, aesthetics, collaboration, inspiration, and authorial intent. By focusing on letters that deal with authorship, the editors reveal a multiplicity... more...

  • Women and Literary Celebrity in the Nineteenth Centuryby Dr Brenda R Weber

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95

    Focusing on representations of women's literary celebrity in nineteenth-century nonfiction and fiction, Weber examines the transatlantic cultural politics of gender, sex and the body. Looking at discursive patterns and texts by authors like Charlotte Brontë, Elizabeth Gaskell, Fanny Fern, Margaret Oliphant and Eliza Potter that feature successful... more...

  • Women?s Writing, Englishness and National and Cultural Identityby Maroula Joannou

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00

    An original mapping of women's writing in the 1940s and 1950s, this book looks at Englishness and national identity in women's writing and includes writing from Scotland, Wales, Ireland the Indian subcontinent and Africa. The authors discussed include Virginia Woolf, Daphne Du Maurier, Doris Lessing and Muriel Spark. more...

  • Encyclopedia of British Women's Writing 1900-1950by Faye Hammill; Ashlie Sponenberg; Esme Miskimmin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 46.00

    This study provides a comprehensive and wide-ranging resource which includes information on many previously neglected British women writers (novelists, poets, dramatists, autobiographers) and topics. It provides contextualizing material, with concise introductions to related topics, including organizations, movements, genres and publications. more...

  • The History of British Women's Writing, 1610-1690by Mihoko Suzuki

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    During the seventeenth century, in response to political and social upheavals such as the English Civil Wars, women produced writings in both manuscript and print. This volume represents recent scholarship that has uncovered new texts as well as introduced new paradigms to further our understanding of women's literary history during this period. more...

  • The History of British Women's Writing, 1920-1945by Maroula Joannou

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00

    Featuring sixteen contributions from recognized authorities in their respective fields, this superb new mapping of women's writing ranges from feminine middlebrow novels to Virginia Woolf's modernist aesthetics, from women's literary journalism to crime fiction, and from West End drama to the literature of Scotland, Ireland and Wales. more...