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Women Authors

  • 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 Margins: Essays and Reviewsby 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...

  • Reflecting on Nanaby Bernice Chitnis

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1991, this book radically challenged the view of Nana as the story of an old fashioned femme fatale and reinterprets her as a feminist heroine who manages to overturn patriarchy. The author shows how Nana confronts the traditional social order and offers an alternative version. This work gives not just an original approach to... more...

  • Writer in Exile/Writer in Revoltby Jeffrey Arellano Cabusao

    UPA 2016; US$ 40.99

    This book gathers pioneering essays by major scholars as well as historic documents on Carlos Bulosan?s work and life for the first time. This anthology provides the reader an opportunity to trace the development of a body of knowledge called Bulosan criticism within the United States and the Philippines. more...

  • Angela Carter and Surrealismby Anna Watz

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    In 1972, Angela Carter translated Xavière Gauthier?s ground-breaking feminist critique of the surrealist movement, Surréalisme et sexualité (1971). Although the translation was never published, the project at once confirmed and consolidated Carter?s previous interest in surrealism, representation, gender and desire and aided her formulation of a... more...

  • Un don de Toni Morrison (Les Fiches de Lecture d'Universalis)by Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Invitée au Louvre en 2006, Toni Morrison, avait choisi « l'étranger chez soi » comme thème d'exploration du musée pour lier les notions d'origine, d'appartenance et d'exil. Elle tomba en arrêt devant le tableau de Géricault, Le Radeau de la Méduse . more...