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Women Authors

  • Ovidian Bibliofictions and the Tudor Bookby Lindsay Ann Reid

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Focusing on the postclassical discourses that Ovid’s poetry stimulated, this study explores how Ovid’s English protégés - including Isabella Whitney, William Shakespeare and Michael Drayton - replicated and expanded upon the Roman poet’s distinctive and frequently remarked ‘bookishness’ in their own adaptations of... more...

  • George Eliot, Poetessby Wendy S. Williams

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95

    The position of George Eliot’s poetry within Victorian poetry and within her own canon is crucial for an accurate picture of the writer, as Wendy S. Williams shows in her in-depth examination of Eliot’s poetry and her role as poetess. Williams examines Eliot’s poetry in relationship to her gender and sexual politics and her shifting... more...

  • Anne of France: Lessons for my Daughterby Sharon L. Jansen

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014;

    Anne of France (1461-1522), daughter of Louis XI and sister of Charles VIII, was one of the most powerful women of her time. As the fifteenth century drew to a close, Anne composed a series of enseignements , "lessons", for her daughter Suzanne of Bourbon. These instructions represent a distillation of a lifetime's experience, and are presented through... more...

  • Silencesby Tillie Olsen; Shelley Fisher Fishkin

    The Feminist Press at CUNY 2014; US$ 16.95

    Special 25th anniversary edition of the landmark survey that revolutionized the view of literary history. 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...

  • Private and Fictional Words (Routledge Revivals)by Coral Ann Howells

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1987, this is an introductory study of the most widely read Canadian women novelists of the 1970s and 1980s. At its centre lies the question of how the search for a distinctive cultural identity relates to the need for a national cultural identity in the post-colonial era. Coral Ann Howells argues that Canadian women?s fiction throughout... more...

  • Bad Feministby Roxane Gay

    HarperCollins 2014; Not Available

    New York Times Bestseller 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.... more...

  • Bad Feministby Roxane Gay

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 12.99

    New York Times Bestseller 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.... more...

  • Subject to Others (Routledge Revivals)by Moira Ferguson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    First published in 1992, Subject to Others considers the intersection between late seventeenth- to early nineteenth-century British female writers and the colonial debate surrounding slavery and abolition. Beginning with an overview that sets the discussion in context, Moira Ferguson then chronicles writings by Anglo-Saxon women and one African-Caribbean... 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...