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  • Frances Burney and Narrative Prior to Ideologyby Brian McCrea

    University of Delaware 2013; US$ 74.99

    ?Ideology? today holds a place in literary criticism much like ?ironic tension? in the era of New Criticism and ?patriarchal power? in the great surge of Feminist criticism beginning in the 1970s. By showing how its subject eludes the ?isms through which she might be read, Frances Burney and Narrative Prior to Ideology reinterprets Burney?s place... more...

  • Virginia Woolf and Classical Musicby Emma Sutton

    Edinburgh University Press 2013; Not Available

    This groundbreaking study explores the formative influence of classical music on Woolf's writing, illustrating the importance of music to Woolf's domestic, social and creative lives. more...

  • Women's Writing from the Low Countries 1200-1875by Lia van Gemert; Hermina Joldersma; Olga van Marion; Dieuwke van der Poel; Riet Schenkeveld-van der Dussen

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 39.50

    This landmark bilingual Dutch-English anthology introduces women's writing in the Low Countries from 1200 to 1875 through a variety of texts characterised by the religious, social, political and feminist engagement of their authors, as well as their extraordinary artistic achievement. Dutch and Flemish female writers produced work of ardent religious... more...

  • Femininity and Authorship in the Novels of Elizabeth von Arnimby Juliane Römhild

    Fairleigh Dickinson 2014; US$ 69.99

    Femininity and Authorship in the Novels of Elizabeth von Arnim is a comprehensive study of Elizabeth von Arnim, a much-loved middlebrow satirist who is currently being rediscovered by scholars. This study offers not only new insights on one of the bestselling English comical writers of the interwar years, but also engages with middlebrow and modernist... more...

  • Burying The Bonesby Hilary Spurling

    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...

  • Y Llawes Goch a’r Faneg Wenby Mair Rees

    University of Wales Press 2014; US$ 40.00

    Dyma gyfrol fentrus sy’n defnyddio beichiogrwydd a’r mislif yn sail i ddehongli rhychwant eang o ffuglen Gymraeg gan fenywod; mae newydd-deb ei phersbectif yn drawiadol yn y cyd-destun Cymraeg cyfoes. more...

  • Jane Austen's Erotic Adviceby Sarah Raff

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 19.99

    Raff sets her study in the early nineteenth century world, depicting the cultural debates and literary fandom that provided Austen a fertile playing field. She traces Austen's increasingly libidinal narrative presence (from early experiments in the narrator-reader relationship, to the seductive appeal of Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet in Pride... more...

  • Where the Meanings Are (Routledge Revivals)by Catharine R. Stimpson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1990, this collection of essays in literary criticism, feminist theory and race relations was named one of the top twenty-five books of 1988 by the Voice Literary Supplement . The title covers such subjects as black literature; the reconstruction of culture, changing arts, letters and sciences to include the topics of women and... more...

  • A Life with Mary Shelleyby Barbara Johnson; Judith Butler; Shoshana Felman

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 22.95

    In 1980, deconstructive and psychoanalytic literary theorist Barbara Johnson wrote an essay on Mary Shelley for a colloquium on the writings of Jacques Derrida. The essay marked the beginning of Johnson's lifelong interest in Shelley as well as her first foray into the field of "women's studies," one of whose commitments was the rediscovery and analysis... more...

  • Performing Authorship in the Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Lecture Tourby Amanda Adams

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95

    Expanding our understanding of what it meant to be a nineteenth-century author, Amanda Adams takes up the concept of performative, embodied authorship in relationship to the transatlantic lecture tour. Adams examines tours by British and American authors, including Frederick Douglass, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Harriet Martineau, Charles Dickens, and Oscar... more...