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- 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...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 64.99
In Transversal Ecocritical Praxis: Theoretical Arguments, Literary Analysis, and Cultural Critique, Patrick D. Murphy, Ph.D, utilizes ecocriticism and ecofeminism to develop his concept of transversal practice: an interdisciplinary combination of theory and applied criticism. Traversing a wide range of examples, literary, cultural and economic,... more...
- Lexington Books 2005; US$ 47.99
Partners in Wonder revolutionizes our knowledge of women and early science fiction. Davin finds that at least 203 female authors published over a thousand stories in science fiction magazines between 1926 and 1965. This work explores the distinctly different form of science fiction that females wrote, offers a comprehensive bibliography of these works,... more...
- 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...
- Lexington Books 2007; US$ 29.99
Women Writing Nature addresses the question, 'Do women write about nature differently?' In the process, the collection considers women's writings about the natural world in light of recent and current feminist and ecofeminist theory. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
This powerful study reconceptualizes ideas of ethnic literature while investigating the construction of ethnic heroines, shifting the focus away from cultural politics and considering instead narrative or poetic qualities which involve surprising relationships between Anglo-American women's writing and fiction produced by Asian American and African... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95
Mapping the relationship between gender and space in eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century British literature, this collection explores new cartographies, both geographic and figurative. In addition to incisive analyses of specific works, a group of essays on Charlotte Smiths novels and a group of essays on natural philosophy offer case studies... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
Moving away from territorially-bound narratives toward a more kinetic conceptualization of identity, this book represents the first analysis of the politics of American identity within the fiction and memoirs of Isabel Allende. Craig offers a radical transformation of societal frameworks through revised notions of place, temporality, and space. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
The virgin martyr vitae in Ælfric's Old English Lives of Saints recount the stories of young women who renounce marriage and sex to devote their lives to Christian service. In this volume, Alison Gulley explores how the context of the Benedictine Reform in late Anglo-Saxon England informed Ælfric's translations of the Latin legends... more...