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  • The Cambridge Companion to American Gay and Lesbian Literatureby Scott Herring

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 24.00

    This Companion examines the connections between LGBTQ populations and American literature from the late eighteenth to twenty-first centuries. more...

  • Bluetsby Maggie Nelson

    Wave Books 2009; US$ 13.99

    "Suppose I were to begin by saying that I had fallen in love with a color." more...

  • When Memory Speaksby Jill Ker Conway

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 13.95

    J ill Ker Conway, one of our most admired  autobiographers--author of The Road from Coorain and True North--looks astutely and with feeling into the modern memoir: the forms and styles it assumes, and the strikingly different ways in which men and women respectively tend to understand and present their lives. In a narrative rich with evocations of... more...

  • Between Image and Identityby Karina A. Eileraas

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 34.99

    This book addresses the 'autobiographical' literature, visual, and performance art of postcolonial women from Maghreb and Southeast Asia including Leila Sebbar, Assia Djebar, and Theresa Hak Kyung Cha. Karina Eileraas critically examines how contemporary postcolonial artists participate in the violence of representation in order to re-imagine the relationship... more...

  • Diasporic Women?s Writing of the Black Atlanticby Emilia María Durán-Almarza; Esther Álvarez López

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book brings together a complete set of approaches to works by female authors that articulate the black Atlantic in relation to the interplay of race, class, and gender. The chapters provide the grounds to (en)gender a more complex understanding of the scattered geographies of the African diaspora in the Atlantic basin. The variety of approaches... more...

  • Chick Lit and Postfeminismby Stephanie Harzewski

    University of Virginia Press 2011; US$ 21.50

    Originally a euphemism for Princeton University?s Female Literary Tradition course in the 1980s, "chick lit" mutated from a movement in American women?s avant-garde fiction in the 1990s to become, by the turn of the century, a humorous subset of women?s literature, journalism, and advice manuals. Stephanie Harzewski examines such best ... more...

  • Mothers and Other Clowns (Routledge Revivals)by Magdalene Redekop

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    First published in 1992, this is the first study of the work of Alice Munro to focus on her obsession with mothering, and to relate it to the hallucinatory quality of her magic realism. A bizarre collection of clowning mothers parade across the pages of Munro?s fiction, playing practical jokes, performing stunts, and dressing in disguises that recycle... more...

  • Stories of womenby Elleke Boehmer

    Manchester University Press 2013; US$ 24.99

    Elleke Boehmer's work on the crucial intersections between independence, nationalism and gender has already proved canonical in the field. 'Stories of women' combines her keynote essays on the mother figure and the postcolonial nation, with incisive new work on male autobiography, 'daughter' writers, the colonial body, the trauma of the post-colony,... more...

  • In a Queer Time and Placeby J. Jack Halberstam

    NYU Press 2005; US$ 22.10

    In her first book since the critically acclaimed Female Masculinity , Judith Halberstam examines the significance of the transgender body in a provocative collection of essays on queer time and space. She presents a series of case studies focused on the meanings of masculinity in its dominant and alternative forms?especially female and trans-masculinities... more...

  • Obras - Coleccion de George Sandby George Sand

    IberiaLiteratura 2015; US$ 0.46

    La marquesa Las lavanderas nocturnas Las señoritas Los fuegos fatuos George Sand, seudónimo de Amandine Aurore Lucile Dupin, baronesa Dudevant (París, 1 de julio de 1804 - Nohant, 8 de junio de 1876), fue una escritora francesa. more...