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  • Since You Askby Louise Wareham

    Akashic Books 2004; US$ 14.95

    Winner of a James Jones Literary Society First Novel Award. more...

  • The Woman of Substanceby Piers Dudgeon

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 8.99

    The definitive biography of Barbara Taylor Bradford, author of twenty-one top-of-the-lists blockbuster bestsellers, starting with A Woman of Substance   For the first time ever, take a fascinating look at the remarkable life of Barbara Taylor Bradford. Her first book, A Woman of Substance, is one of the bestselling novels of all time and has... more...

  • Li Ang's Visionary Challenges to Gender, Sex, and Politicsby Yenna Wu; Fang-yu Li; Ping-hui Liao; Chia-lin Pao Tao; Murray A. Rubinstein; Aubrey Tang

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 79.99

    Li Ang?s Visionary Challenges to Gender, Sex, and Politics is the first collection of critical essays in English on Li Ang, the famous and controversial feminist writer from Taiwan, and some of her most celebrated works. The examination of Li Ang?s taboo-breaking, trail-blazing discourse on gender, sex, national politics, and identity by historians... more...

  • What Lips My Lips Have Kissedby Daniel Mark Epstein

    Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 20.99

    A noted biographer and poet illuminates the unique woman who wrote the greatest American love poetry of the twentieth century This is the story of a rare sort of American genius, who grew up in grinding poverty in Camden, Maine. Nothing could save the sensitive child but her talent for words, music and drama, and an inexorable desire to be loved.... more...

  • Jane Austen For Beginnersby Robert Dryden; Joe Lee

    For Beginners 2012; US$ 16.99

    Jane Austen's novels are classics. They have never been out of print, and have continuously been turned into countless movies and TV series, yet her works still remain largely misunderstood. On their surface, Austen's novels all involve characters from provincial communities in rural England, far removed geographically and thematically from greater... more...

  • Modernism and Masculinityby Natalya Lusty; Julian Murphet

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 72.00

    Modernism and Masculinity explores the varied dimensions and manifestations of masculinity in modernist literature and culture. more...

  • The Jews' Beech Treeby Annette von Droste?Hülshoff; Jolyon Timothy Hughes

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 29.99

    The book provides a line-by-line translation of Die Judenbuche (1842) by Annette von Droste-Hülshoff, arguably one of Germany?s greatest female poets. Often thought of as a mystery novella, The Jews? Beech Tree is as much an enigma to read today as it was in 1842. more...

  • Eugenic Feminismby Asha Nadkarni

    University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 75.00

    Asha Nadkarni contends that whenever feminists lay claim to citizenship based on women?s biological ability to ?reproduce the nation? they are participating in a eugenic project?sanctioning reproduction by some and prohibiting it by others. Employing a wide range of sources from the United States and India, Nadkarni shows how the exclusionary impulse... more...

  • Becoming Virginia Woolfby Barbara Lounsberry

    University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 74.95

    Encompassing thirty-eight handwritten volumes, Virginia Woolf?s diary is her longest work, her longest sustained, and last work to reach the public. In the only full-length work to explore deeply this luminous and boundary-stretching masterpiece, Barbara Lounsberry traces Woolf?s development as a writer through her first twelve diaries?a fascinating... more...

  • Breaking the Sequenceby Ellen G. Friedman; Miriam Fuchs

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 43.00

    These nineteen essays introduce the rich and until now largely unexplored tradition of women's experimental fiction in the twentieth century. The writers discussed here range from Gertrude Stein to Christine Brooke-Rose and include, among others, Virginia Woolf, Jean Rhys, Jane Bowles, Marguerite Young, Eva Figes, Joyce Carol Oates, and Marguerite... more...