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- Profile Books 2011; US$ 11.98
Pearl Buck was raised in China by her American parents, Presbyterian missionaries from Virginia. Blonde and blue-eyed she looked startlingly foreign, but felt as at home as her Chinese companions. She ran free on the grave-littered grasslands behind her house, often stumbling across the tiny bones of baby girls who had been suffocated at birth. Buck's... more...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 34.99
Chapter 1 Female Novelists and Their Male Characters, 1750-2000: An Introduction Chapter 2 Happy Men?: Mid-Eighteenth-Century Women Writers and Ideal Masculinity Chapter 3 Male Privilege in Frances Burney's The Wanderer Chapter 4 The Medium Makes the Man: Anne Plumptre's Something New and The History of Myself and My Friend Chapter 5 "Too much... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 149.00
Domesticity and Design in American Women?s Lives and Literature explores the ways in which four American women writers from the mid-nineteenth to the early-twentieth century inhabited domestic space and portrayed it in their work. Hellman explores independent female authors who had intriguing and autonomous relationships with home, relocating frequently... more...
- Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 10.19
In this intriguing and very personal book, part diary, part memoir, P.D. James considers the twelve months of her life between her 77th and 78th birthdays, 'a time to be in earnest', as Dr Johnson said at the comparable moment of his very different life two centuries ago. In recording the events, thoughts and reflections of her present, Baroness... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2009; Not Available
Fascinating, incisive, intelligent and never afraid of being controversial, Elaine Showalter introduces us to more than 250 writers. Here are the famous and expected names, including Harriet Beecher Stowe, Willa Cather, Dorothy Parker, Flannery O?Connor, Gwendolyn Brooks, Grace Paley, Toni Morrison, and Jodi Picoult. And also many successful and acclaimed... more...
- Canongate Books 2015; US$ 15.79
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 'Compassionate, unblinking and very, very funny' MEG ROSOFF 'Eye-opening . . . occasionally haunting, always insightful' DAVID EAGLEMAN A girl always remembers the first corpse she shaves. It is the only event in her life more awkward than her first kiss or losing her virginity. The hands of time will never move quite... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; Not Available
A testament to inspirational women throughout literature, Erin Blakemore?s exploration of classic heroines and their equally admirable authors shows today?s women how to best tap into their inner strengths and live life with intelligence, grace, vitality and aplomb. This collection of unforgettable characters?including Anne Shirley, Jo March, Scarlett... more...