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Women Authors

  • A Room of One's Ownby Virginia Woolf

    HarperCollins Canada 2016; US$ 2.99

    A Room of One's Own is an essay based on a series of lectures Virginia Woolf delivered at Cambridge University in 1928. The argument she makes in this pioneering work of feminism is that in order to excel as artists women writers require both a literal and a figurative space they can claim as their own. Sayre Street Books offers the world's greatest... more...

  • Aphrodite's Daughtersby Maureen Honey

    Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 27.95

    Aphrodite?s Daughters introduces us to Angelina Weld Grimké, Gwendolyn B. Bennett, and Mae V. Cowdery, African American poetic iconoclasts who viewed the female body as a source of strength and transcendence as they pioneered forthright modes of erotic self-expression during the Harlem Renaissance. Drawing from their published and unpublished poetry,... more...

  • Wollstonecraft's Ghostby Andrew McInnes

    Taylor and Francis 2016; Not Available

    Focusing on the ways in which women writers from across the political spectrum engage with and adapt Wollstonecraft's political philosophy in order to advocate feminist reform, Andrew McInnes explores the aftermath of Wollstonecraft's death, the controversial publication of William Godwin's memoir of his wife, and Wollstonecraft's reception in the... more...

  • Edith Whartonby Alfred Bendixen; Annette Zilversmit

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.50

    First published in 1992, this volume of essays celebrates the revival of Edith Wharton?s critical reputation. It offers a variety of approaches to the work of Wharton and examines largely neglected texts. It differs from many other collections of Wharton criticism in its insistence that the entire body of Wharton?s work deserves attention. This book... more...

  • Westernsby Victoria Lamont

    UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 55.00

    At every turn in the development of what we now know as the western, women writers have been instrumental in its formation. Yet the myth that the western is male-authored persists. Westerns: A Women?s History debunks this myth once and for all by recovering the women writers of popular westerns who were active during the late nineteenth and early... more...

  • Centring the Marginsby Jeff Bursey

    John Hunt Publishing 2016; US$ 12.99

    Neglected and obscure writers are at the fore in this incisive collection of critical essays. more...

  • Courtship and the English Novelby Janet Horowitz Murray

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1987, these essays deal with the three major novels of George Meredith. It explores in particular Meredith?s feminism and demonstrates how each novel embodies his very modern views of the relations between the sexes. This book will be of interest to those studying 19 th Century literature and feminism. more...

  • Women's Diaries as Narrative in the Nineteenth-Century Novelby Catherine Delafield

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 2009, this book investigates the cultural significance of nineteenth-century women?s writing and reading practices. Beginning with an examination of non-fictional diaries and the practice of diary writing, it assesses the interaction between the fictional diary and other forms of literary production such as epistolary narrative,... more...

  • Elizabeth Gaskellby Angus Easson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1979, this book looks at every aspect of the life and work of Elizabeth Gaskell, including her lesser known novels and writings ? especially those concerning life in the industrial north of Victorian England. It shows how her work springs from a culture and society which pervades all she thought and wrote. An opening chapter explores... more...

  • Elizabeth Gaskellby John McVeagh

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1970, this study demonstrates both the range and essential unity of the works of Mrs. Gaskell. The author analyses the novels of social criticism, the biography of Charlotte Brontë and the novels of country life as distinct expressions of her genius, commenting on recurrent themes, typical methods of presentation and consistent... more...