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  • Malvinaby Marijn S Kaplan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 120.00

    Often linked to the works of early Romanticism, Sophie Cottin's Malvina (1803) was a bestselling sentimental novel. First published in France, the English translation by Elizabeth Gunning ? a prolific novelist in her own right ? allowed Cottin?s book to achieve success internationally. This is the first modern scholarly edition of Malvina. more...

  • The History of Lady Julia Mandevilleby Enit Karafili Steiner

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95

    Published in 1763, The History of Lady Julia Mandeville was Frances Brooke?s first and most successful novel. This modern critical edition contains an introductory essay on the text, endnotes and textual variants as well as appendices containing contemporary reviews and some of Brooke?s other writing. more...

  • The Private History of the Court of Englandby Fiona Price

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95

    Whilst an important and under-researched example of women's writing, scholars of Romanticism and the nineteenth century will also find much value in this challenging political satire. more...

  • Sketches of Irish Characterby Marion Durnin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95

    Born in Dublin into the Anglo-Irish gentry, Anna Maria Hall moved to London when she was fifteen where she became famous for her books, plays and travel writing. It was her book, Sketches of Irish Character (1829) which made her a household name. This modern critical edition is based on Hall's third, revised edition of 1844. more...

  • Understanding Diane Johnsonby Carolyn A. Durham; Linda Wagner-Martin

    University of South Carolina Press 2012; US$ 21.99

    A critical study of a distinguished American novelist and a survey of her works about American and international culture more...

  • Flannery O'Connor, Hermit Novelistby Richard Giannone

    University of South Carolina Press 2012; US$ 28.99

    A compelling study of O'Connor's fiction as illuminated by the teaching of the desert monastics more...

  • Mosaic of Fireby Caroline Maun

    University of South Carolina Press 2013; US$ 43.99

    A detailed look into the friendship and professional network of a group of significant modern American women writers. more...

  • Ambiguous Discourseby Kathy Mezei

    The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 27.99

    Carefully melding theory with close readings of texts, the contributors to Ambiguous Discourse explore the role of gender in the struggle for narrative control of specific works by British writers Jane Austen, Virginia Woolf, Anita Brookner, Angela Carter, Jeanette Winterson, and Mina Loy. This collection of twelve essays is the first book devoted... more...

  • Of Women Borneby Cynthia R. Wallace

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 59.99

    The literature of Adrienne Rich, Toni Morrison, Ana Castillo, and Chimamanda Adichie teaches a risky, self-giving way of reading (and being) that brings home the dangers and the possibilities of suffering as an ethical good. Working the thought of feminist theologians and philosophers into an analysis of these women?s writings, Cynthia R. Wallace... more...

  • Keeping up Her Geographyby Tanya Ann Kennedy

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 48.95

    Recently, literary critics and some historians have argued that to use the language of separate spheres is to "mistake fiction for reality." However, the tendency in this criticism is to ignore the work of feminist political theorists who argue that a range of ideologies of the public and private consistently work to mask gender inequalities. In ... more...