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  • Dominant Impressionsby Gerald Lynch; Angela Arnold Robbeson

    University of Ottawa Press 1999; US$ 11.99

    Canadian critics and scholars, along with a growing number from around the world, have long recognized the achievements of Canadian short story writers. However, these critics have tended to view the Canadian short story as a historically recent phenomenon. This reappraisal corrects this mistaken view by exploring the literary and cultural antecedents... more...

  • Engendering Genreby Reingard M. Nischik

    University of Ottawa Press 2010; US$ 16.99

    Winner of the 2010 Margaret Atwood Society Best Book Prize. In Engendering Genre , renowned Margaret Atwood scholar Reingard M. Nischik analyzes the relationship between gender and genre in Atwood?s works. She approaches Atwood?s oeuvre by genre ? poetry, short fiction, novels, criticism, comics, and film ? and examines them individually. She... more...

  • Celebrating Katherine Mansfieldby Gerri Kimber; Janet Wilson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00

    A revisionist study of Mansfield as a profoundly colonial yet daringly experimental writer, at the forefront of modernism. The essays in this volume draw on the complete journals, letters and stories, to reveal Mansfield as a modernist who transcended her artistic influences through a supreme understanding of voice, being and subjectivity. more...

  • Reading Laurell K. Hamiltonby Candace R. Benefiel

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 40.00

    This exploration of author Laurell K. Hamilton's work examines the many novels of her series and shows how her writing has been a major influence on contemporary visions of the vampire?an ideal reference text for book club leaders. more...

  • Frances Hodgson Burnett's The Secret Gardenby Jackie C. Horne; Joe Sutliff Sanders

    Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 64.99

    In Frances Hodgson Burnett's The Secret Garden : A Children's Classic at 100 , some of the most respected scholars of children's literature consider Burnett's seminal work from modern critical perspectives. Contributors examine the works and authors that influenced Burnett, identify authors who have drawn on The Secret Garden in their... more...

  • Ethnic Modernismsby Delia Caparoso Konzett

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 110.00

    This study explores a new understanding of modernism and ethnicity as put forward in the transnational and diasporic writings of Anzia Yezierska, Zora Neale Hurston, and Jean Rhys. In its selection of three modernists from apparently different cultural backgrounds, it is meant to make us rethink the role of modernism in terms of ethnicity and displacement.... more...

  • The Annotated Emmaby Jane Austen; David M. Shapard

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 17.95

    From the editor of the popular Annotated Pride and Prejudice comes an annotated edition of Jane Austen?s Emma that makes her beloved tale of an endearingly inept matchmaker an even more satisfying read. Here is the complete text of the novel with more than 2,200 annotations on facing pages, including:   -Explanations of historical context -Citations... more...

  • The History of British Women's Writing, 700-1500by Liz Herbert McAvoy; Diane Watt

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00

    This volume focuses on women's literary history in Britain between 700 and 1500. It brings to the fore a wide range of women's literary activity undertaken in Latin, Welsh and Anglo-Norman alongside that of the English vernacular, demanding a rethinking of the traditions of literary history, and ultimately the concept of 'writing' itself. more...

  • Bloodknotsby Ami Sands Brodoff

    Arsenal Pulp Press 2005; US$ 16.95

    Ferocious stories about family, abandonment, and reunion. more...

  • Jane Austenby Claire Tomalin

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; Not Available

    Jane Austen is the celebrated biography by bestselling author Claire Tomalin 'A perfect biography: detailed, witty, warm. Tomalin involves us so deeply that Austen's final illness and death come almost as a personal tragedy to the reader' Dirk Bogarde, Daily Telegraph , Books of the Year 'Truly marvellous. I cannot think that a... more...