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  • H. D. and the Victorian Fin de Siècleby Cassandra Laity

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 32.00

    H. D and the Victorian Fin de Siecle argues foremost that H. D. eluded the male modernist flight from Romantic 'effeminacy'. more...

  • New Essays on Song of Solomonby Valerie Smith

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 32.00

    The essays in this volume, first published in 1995, present a range of theoretical and cultural perspectives on Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon. more...

  • Dominant Impressionsby Gerald Lynch; Angela Arnold Robbeson

    University of Ottawa Press 1999; US$ 11.99

    Canadian critics and scholars, along with a growing number from around the world, have long recognized the achievements of Canadian short story writers. However, these critics have tended to view the Canadian short story as a historically recent phenomenon. This reappraisal corrects this mistaken view by exploring the literary and cultural antecedents... more...

  • Engendering Genreby Reingard M. Nischik

    University of Ottawa Press 2010; US$ 16.99

    Winner of the 2010 Margaret Atwood Society Best Book Prize. In Engendering Genre , renowned Margaret Atwood scholar Reingard M. Nischik analyzes the relationship between gender and genre in Atwood?s works. She approaches Atwood?s oeuvre by genre ? poetry, short fiction, novels, criticism, comics, and film ? and examines them individually. She... more...

  • Dangerous Ambitionby Susan Hertog

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 30.00

    Born in the 1890s on opposite sides of the Atlantic, friends for more than forty years, Dorothy Thompson and Rebecca West lived strikingly parallel lives that placed them at the center of the social and historical upheavals of the twentieth century. In Dangerous Ambition, Susan Hertog chronicles the separate but intertwined journeys of these two... more...

  • Anxiety and Evil in the Writings of Patricia Highsmithby Dr Fiona Peters

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95

    Drawing extensively on the under-explored Highsmith Archive, Peters suggests that the usual generic distinctions-crime fiction, mystery, suspense-have been largely unhelpful in elucidating Patricia Highsmith's novels. Peters adopts a psychoanalytic approach to show that specific disturbances within her text have resulted in Highsmith's writing... more...

  • Reading Laurell K. Hamiltonby Candace Benefiel

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 40.00

    This exploration of author Laurell K. Hamilton's work examines the many novels of her series and shows how her writing has been a major influence on contemporary visions of the vampire?an ideal reference text for book club leaders. more...

  • Celebrating Katherine Mansfieldby Gerri Kimber; Janet Wilson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    A revisionist study of Mansfield as a profoundly colonial yet daringly experimental writer, at the forefront of modernism. The essays in this volume draw on the complete journals, letters and stories, to reveal Mansfield as a modernist who transcended her artistic influences through a supreme understanding of voice, being and subjectivity. more...

  • Frances Hodgson Burnett's The Secret Gardenby Jackie C. Horne; Joe Sutliff Sanders

    Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 64.99

    A collection of essays on a favorite children?s novel, Horne and Sanders?s work applies incisive critical tools to the re-evaluation of a classic. The compilation covers standard feminist themes?gendered behavior, mothering, edenic locale?as well as ecofeminist concerns for vulnerable species and the salutary effects of nature on the injured spirit.... more...

  • Ethnic Modernismsby Delia Caparoso Konzett

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 115.00

    This study explores a new understanding of modernism and ethnicity as put forward in the transnational and diasporic writings of Anzia Yezierska, Zora Neale Hurston, and Jean Rhys. In its selection of three modernists from apparently different cultural backgrounds, it is meant to make us rethink the role of modernism in terms of ethnicity and displacement.... more...