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Women Authors

  • Women and Print Culture (Routledge Revivals)by Kathryn Shevelow

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    With the growth of popular literary forms, particularly the periodical, during the eighteenth century, women began to assume an unprecedented place in print culture as readers and writers. Yet at the same time the very textual practices of that culture inscribed women within an increasingly restrictive and oppressive set of representations. First... more...

  • Comedy and the Woman Writerby Judy Little

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 50.00

    Recent critics have affirmed the difficulty?perhaps the impossibility?of defining modern comedy; at the same time, some feminist scholars are seeking to understand the special comedy often present in literature written by women. Comedy and the Woman Writer responds to both these concerns of recent criticism: feminist literary theory and theories... more...

  • Mythological Constructs of Mexican Femininityby Pilar Melero

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    Mexican figures like La Virgen de Guadalupe, la Malinche, la Llorona, and la Chingada reflect different myths of motherhood in Mexican culture. For the first time, Melero examines these instances of portrayed motherhood as a discursive space in the political, cultural, and literary context of early twentieth century Mexico. more...

  • Hitting A Straight Lick with a Crooked Stickby Susan E Meisenhelder

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Zora Neale Hurston is a controversial figure, equally praised and criticized for her representation of African-Americans; while some critics emphasize her ebullience and celebration of Black culture, others call her fiction stereotypical and essentialist. Observing the workings of the recurrent humor in her works helps explode this critical binary... more...

  • Obras - Coleccion de George Sandby George Sand

    IberiaLiteratura 2015; US$ 0.46

    La marquesa Las lavanderas nocturnas Las señoritas Los fuegos fatuos George Sand, seudónimo de Amandine Aurore Lucile Dupin, baronesa Dudevant (París, 1 de julio de 1804 - Nohant, 8 de junio de 1876), fue una escritora francesa. more...

  • Winifred Holtby's Social Visionby Lisa Regan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 99.00

    Winifred Holtby (1898?1935) is best-known today for her friendship with fellow feminist and pacifist Vera Brittain and for her last novel, South Riding. This is the first monograph to provide a literary criticism of Holtby?s social philosophy and presents in-depth readings of all her major works as well as some of her less well-known writing. more...

  • Ann Yearsley and Hannah More, Patronage and Poetryby Kerri Andrews

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 99.00

    This study offers a timely and necessary reassessment of the careers of Ann Yearsley and Hannah More. Making use of newly-discovered letters and poems, Andrews provides a full analysis of the breakdown of the two writers? affiliation and compares it to other labouring-class relationships based on patronage. more...

  • Intimate Violence and Victorian Print Cultureby Suzanne Rintoul

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    Suzanne Rintoul identifies an important contradiction in Victorian representations of abuse: the simultaneous compulsion to expose and to obscure brutality towards women in intimate relationships. Through case studies and literary analysis, this book illustrates how intimate violence was both spectacular and unspeakable in the Victorian period. more...

  • Intimate Violence and Victorian Print Cultureby Suzanne Rintoul

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    Suzanne Rintoul identifies an important contradiction in Victorian representations of abuse: the simultaneous compulsion to expose and to obscure brutality towards women in intimate relationships. Through case studies and literary analysis, this book illustrates how intimate violence was both spectacular and unspeakable in the Victorian period. more...

  • The Evolution of Modern Fantasyby Jamie Williamson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    In this comprehensive study, Williamson traces the literary history of the fantasy genre from the eighteenth century to its coalescence following the success of Tolkien's work in the 1960s. While some studies have engaged with related material, there has been no extended study specifically exploring the roots of this now beloved genre. more...