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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Bloodknotsby Ami Sands Brodoff

    Arsenal Pulp Press 2005; US$ 16.95

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

  • The Influence of French Culture on Willa Catherby Stéphanie Durrans

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2007; US$ 159.95

    This is the first full-length study to address the complex issues involved in Cather’s 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 Cather’s... more...

  • Feminismo E innovation en la narrativa gallega de autoria femenina Xohana Torres, Marie Xosé Queizán, Carmen Blanco Y Teresa Moureby Marisol Rodriguez Rodriguez

    The 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...

  • The Female I in Modern Greek Prose Fiction 1924-1962by Efrosini Camatsos

    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 Bakhtin’s polyphony in her inquiry. She follows... more...

  • Jane Austen and Animalsby Barbara K. Seeber

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95

    In her study of animals in Jane Austen, Seeber situates the author’s 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 Austen’s depictions of nature as benign celebrations of England’s imperial... more...

  • My Life in Middlemarchby Rebecca Mead

    Crown Publishing Group 2014; US$ 25.00

    A New Yorker writer revisits the seminal book of her youth-- Middlemarch --and fashions a singular, involving story of how a passionate attachment to a great work of literature can shape our lives and help us to read our own histories. Rebecca Mead was a young woman in an English coastal town when she first read George Eliot's Middlemarch ,... more...

  • My Life in Middlemarchby Rebecca Mead

    Doubleday Canada 2014; US$ 28.00

    Rebecca Mead was a young woman in a coastal town of England when she first read George Eliot's Middlemarch . After gaining admission to Oxford, and moving to the United States to become a journalist, through several love affairs and then marriage and family, Rebecca Mead reread Middlemarch . The novel, which Virginia Woolf famously described as... more...

  • Venus in the Darkby Janell Hobson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95

    Western culture has long been fascinated by black women, but a history of enslavement and colonial conquest has variously labeled black women's bodies as "exotic" and "grotesque." In this remarkable cultural history of black female beauty, Janell Hobson explores the enduring figure of the "Hottentot Venus." In 1810, Saartjie Baartman was taken from... more...