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  • 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...

  • Gendering War Talkby Miriam G. Cooke; Angela Woollacott

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 48.95 US$ 44.54

    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...

  • Confronting Visuality in Multi-Ethnic Women's Writingby Angela Laflen

    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...

  • Women of Willby Tina Packer

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 16.00

    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...

  • Feminist Rereadings of Rabbinic Literatureby Inbar Raveh; Kaeren Fish

    Brandeis University Press 2014; US$ 39.99

    Novel readings of rabbinic literature from the perspective of feminism and gender reading theories more...

  • Stories of womenby Elleke Boehmer

    Manchester University Press 2013; US$ 24.99

    Elleke Boehmer's work on the crucial intersections between independence, nationalism and gender has already proved canonical in the field. 'Stories of women' combines her keynote essays on the mother figure and the postcolonial nation, with incisive new work on male autobiography, 'daughter' writers, the colonial body, the trauma of the post-colony,... more...

  • Doris Lessing's The Golden Notebook After Fiftyby Alice Ridout; Roberta Rubenstein; Sandra Singer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    Published in 1962, Doris Lessing's The Golden Notebook merits fresh theoretical, geopolitical, autobiographical, and aesthetic approaches. Prompted by the novel's golden anniversary, the twelve essays collected in this volume provide fresh analyses along with appreciative memoirs for 21st century readers of this well-known masterpiece. more...

  • The Novels Of George Eliot, A Reviewby Henry James

    Copyright Group 2013; US$ 1.39

    Henry James was born on 15 April 1843 and is regarded as one of the great literary figures of 19th Century writing. Born in New York, he moved between there and Europe, being tutored in Geneva, London, Paris, Bologna, and Bonn. At the age of 19 he briefly attended Harvard Law School, but preferred reading literature to studying law and settled the... more...

  • Dark Assemblagesby Kay Pritchett

    Bucknell University Press 2015; US$ 74.99

    In Dark Assemblages , Kay Pritchett, after surveying the novelistic production of celebrated Neo-Gothic writer Pilar Pedraza (1951-), focuses on the relevance of the Spanish author's fiction to contemporary social concerns. Pedraza's Gothic stories of development reveal the power of conventional representations ( fixed images ) to undermine... more...

  • Elizabeth Bishop's Prosaicby Vidyan Ravinthiran

    Bucknell University Press 2015; US$ 79.99

    This book approaches, for the first time, Elizabeth Bishop?s work in multiple genres (her prose-like verse, her literary prose, her prose poems, and her letter prose) as a stylistic whole. more...