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- 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...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 29.95
Zora Neale Hurston is a controversial figure, equally praised and criticized for her representation of African-Americans; while some critics emphasize her ebullience and celebration of Black culture, others call her fiction stereotypical and essentialist. Observing the workings of the recurrent humor in her works helps explode this critical binary... more...
- 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...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 45.95
In a century torn by violent civil uprisings, civilian bombings, and genocides, war has been an immediate experience for both soldiers and civilians, for both women and men. But has this reality changed our long-held images of the roles women and men play in war, or the emotions we attach to violence, or what we think war can accomplish? This provocative... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 85.00
Considering new perspectives on writers such as Toni Morrison, Margaret Atwood, and Louise Erdrich, Confronting Visuality in Multi-ethnic Women's Writing traces a cross-cultural tradition in which contemporary female writers situate images of women within larger contexts of visuality. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 27.95
From one of the country?s foremost experts on Shakespeare and theatre arts, actor, director, and master teacher Tina Packer offers an exploration?fierce, funny, fearless?of the women of Shakespeare?s plays. A profound, and profoundly illuminating, book that gives us the playwright?s changing understanding of the feminine and reveals some of his deepest... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2013; US$ 38.99
A new reading of Elizabeth Bishop's work ranging across archival, historical and theoretical materials Linda Anderson explores Elizabeth Bishop's poetry, from her early days at Vassar College to her last great poems in Geography III and the later uncollected poems. Drawing generously on Bishop's notebooks and letters, the book situates... more...