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- Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 15.98
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...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2007; US$ 159.95
This is the first full-length study to address the complex issues involved in Cathers relationship to France and to the many French writers (Zola, Flaubert, Sand, France, Mérimée, Loti, etc.) that keep cropping up in her literary and journalistic output. The author traces the intellectual and artistic roots that nourished Cathers... more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 34.99
This edited collection focuses on Annie Proulx's striking attention to geography, place, landscape, and local environments. Contributors consider Proulx's particular landscapes_particularly those of Wyoming, New England, Texas, and Newfoundland_and the issues surrounding the significance of these regions and regionalism in contemporary culture and... more...
Feminismo E innovation en la narrativa gallega de autoria femenina Xohana Torres, Marie Xosé Queizán, Carmen Blanco Y Teresa MoureThe Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 179.95
Centering on authors whose work represents the Galician region of northwestern Spain, this book showcases women writers who deal with feminist themes. The narrative structure is also analyzed and the main focus is to show how women are represented in the novels of several female authors. more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 26.34
In The Real Jane Austen , acclaimed literary biographer Paula Byrne provides the most intimate and revealing portrait yet of a beloved but complex novelist. Just as letters and tokens in Jane Austen?s novels often signal key turning points in the narrative, Byrne explores the small things ? a scrap of paper, a gold chain, an ivory miniature ? that... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 12.99
Blending literature and memoir, Ann Patchett, author of State of Wonder, Run, and Bel Canto, examines her deepest commitments?to writing, family, friends, dogs, books, and her husband?creating a resonant portrait of a life in This is the Story of a Happy Marriage. This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage takes us into the very real world of... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 1.95
?Alice B. Toklas wrote hers and now everybody will write theirs.? In 1933 Gertrude Stein?s The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas skyrocketed to the top of the bestseller lists, and the author found herself a celebrity. Everybody?s Autobiography is the very Steinian account of her soul-satisfying next five years in France, England, and America, where... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 169.95
In this monograph, Dr. Comatsos analyzes the utilization of female narrators in Greek fiction from 1924-1962 and connects the appearance of women in the public sphere in Greece. The author examines female narrators in nine novels written by both male and female authors using narratology, feminism, and Bakhtins polyphony in her inquiry. She follows... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
In her study of animals in Jane Austen, Seeber situates the authors work within eighteenth- and nineteenth-century debates about human-animal relations. She shows that Austen associates the domination of animals with that of women, challenges readings that identify Austens depictions of nature as benign celebrations of Englands imperial... more...