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  • A Hundred Flowers Blossomingby Xiao-Ming Yang; Xiongya Gao; Xiaohui Xue; Xiaohe Rui; Yuan Zhang; Shuqing Guo; Yan Zheng; Xiaodong Liu; Miao Miao; Yuanyuan Liang; Lei Wu; Nan Tong; Qiping Xu

    UPA 2009; US$ 28.99

    This book is a collection of literary essays written by faculty members of Xi'an International Studies University, China with a Chinese perspective on Western literary works, which is normally not found in the scholarship in the West, and with a feministic stance as most of the contributors are female. more...

  • The Mary Daly Readerby Mary Daly; Robin Morgan; Mary E. Hunt; Jennifer Rycenga; Linda Barufaldi

    NYU Press 2017; US$ 25.50

    Outrageous, humorous, inflammatory, Amazonian, intellectual, provocative, controversial, and a discoverer of Feminist word-magic, Mary Daly?s influence on Second Wave feminism was enormous. She burst through constraints to articulate new ways of being female and alive. This comprehensive reader offers a vital introduction to the core of Daly?s work... more...

  • Gendered Pathologiesby Sondra Archimedes

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 48.95

    Gendered Pathologies examines nineteenth-century literary representations of the pathologized female body in relation to biomedical discourses about gender and society in Victorian England. According to medical and scientific views of the period, the woman who did not conform to the dictates of gender ideology was, biologically speaking, aberrant:... more...

  • The Routledge Introduction to American Women Writersby Wendy Martin; Sharone Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 29.95

    The Routledge Introduction to American Women Writers considers the important literary, historical, cultural, and intellectual contexts of American women authors from the seventeenth century to the present and provides readers with an analysis of current literary trends and debates in women?s literature. This accessible and engaging guide covers a... more...

  • Women on Womenby Dr. Asha Choubey

    Aadi Publications 2011; US$ 27.99

    Women's writing has become the focus of academic discourse in present times. There are books on women in Indian English literature and there are books on Indian literature in translation but there is not yet a book that foregrounds Women in Indian writing by women. I take this approach because I feel there is a need to understand and study Indian... more...

  • Feminist Literary Criticismby Josephine C. Donovan

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 25.00

    The first major book of feminist critical theory published in the United States is now available in an expanded second edition. This widely cited pioneering work presents a new introduction by the editor and a new bibliography of feminist critical theory from the last decade. This book has become indispensable to an understanding of feminist theory.... more...

  • Passionate Fictionsby Marta Peixoto

    University of Minnesota Press 1994; US$ 57.00

    Clarice Lispector is the premiere Latin American woman prose writer of this century, Suzanne Ruta noted in the New York Times Book Review, "but because she is a woman and a Brazilian, she has remained virtually unknown in the United States." Passionate Fictions provides American readers with a critical introduction to this remarkable writer... more...

  • Contemporary Feminist Historical Crime Fictionby Rosemary Erickson Johnsen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 100.00

    By examining the feminist interventions of contemporary women writers working in this subgenre, Johnsen advances the existing critical discussion of women's crime fiction. The writers studied here bring research expertise to bear on their chosen historical settings, creating a powerful but widely accessible statement about women in history. more...

  • Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriageby Alice Munro

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.95

    WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZEŽ IN LITERATURE 2013 In the her tenth collection (the title story of which is the basis for the new film Hateship Loveship) , Alice Munro achieves new heights, creating narratives that loop and swerve like memory, and conjuring up characters as thorny and contradictory as people we know ourselves. A tough-minded housekeeper... more...

  • The Country You Have Never Seenby Joanna Russ

    Liverpool University Press 2007; US$ 85.00

    In 1959, at the age of 22, Joanna Russ published her first science fiction story, ‘Nor Custom Stale’, in The Magazine of Science Fiction and Fantasy . In the forty-five years since, Russ has continued to write some of the most popular, creative, and important novels and stories in science fiction. She was a central figure, along with contemporaries... more...