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  • Bad Feministby Roxane Gay

    HarperCollins 2014; Not Available

    A collection of essays spanning politics, criticism, and feminism from one of the most-watched young cultural observers of her generation, Roxane Gay. ? Pink is my favorite color. I used to say my favorite color was black to be cool , but it is pink?all shades of pink. If I have an accessory, it is probably pink. I read Vogue , and I?m not doing... more...

  • Bad Feministby Roxane Gay

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 12.99

    A collection of essays spanning politics, criticism, and feminism from one of the most-watched young cultural observers of her generation, Roxane Gay. ? Pink is my favorite color. I used to say my favorite color was black to be cool , but it is pink?all shades of pink. If I have an accessory, it is probably pink. I read Vogue , and I?m not doing... more...

  • Fatherhood, Authority, and British Reading Culture, 1831-1907by Melissa Shields Jenkins

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95

    In analyzing the evolution of patriarchal authority in nineteenth-century culture, Melissa Shields Jenkins argues that Victorian novelists found new models within non-narrative forms such as conduct books, biography, religious manuals, political speeches and professional writing in the fields of history and science. Jenkins’s book contributes... 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...

  • Female Rebellion in Young Adult Dystopian Fictionby Sara K. Day; Miranda A. Green-Barteet; Amy L. Montz

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95

    Focusing on dystopian novels featuring a female protagonist, this collection explores the liminal nature of a young woman contending with societal and governmental threats at the same time that she is navigating the treacherous waters of young adulthood. Essays on writers that include Libba Bray, Scott Westerfeld, Tahereh Mafi, Veronica Roth, Ally... more...

  • Female Transgression in Early Modern Britainby Richard Hillman; Pauline Ruberry-Blanc

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Containing wide-ranging reflections on the subject of female transgression in early modern Britain, this volume presents a richly productive dialogue between literary and historical approaches to the topic. The contributors illustrate the dynamic relation between fiction and fact that informs literary and socio-historical analysis alike, exploring... more...

  • Women, Travel Writing, and Truthby Clare Broome Saunders

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    The issue of truth has been one of the most constant, complex, and contentious in the cultural history of travel writing. Whether the travel was undertaken in the name of exploration, pilgrimage, science, inspiration, self-discovery, or a combination of these elements, questions of veracity and authenticity inevitably arise. Women, Travel,... 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...

  • The Mockingbird Next Doorby Marja Mills

    Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 12.99

    To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is one of the best loved novels of the twentieth century. But for the last fifty years, the novel?s celebrated author, Harper Lee, has said almost nothing on the record. Journalists have trekked to her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama, where Harper Lee, known to her friends as Nelle, has lived with her sister,... 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...