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- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 49.00
This exploration of Zora Neale Hurston's life and work draws on a wealth of newly discovered information and manuscripts that bring new dimensions of her writing to light. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
What is the relationship between feminist critical theory and literature? This book deals with the relationship between women and writing, mothers and daughters, the maternal and history. It addresses the questions about language, writing and the relations between women which have preoccupied the three most influential French feminists and three... more...
- Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 20.00
An extensive collection of never-before-published interviews reflecting on Ayn Rand's life and character. Drawing on 100 never-before-published interviews, Scott McConnell presents a unique portrait of a larger-than-life literary giant and a fascinating individual, Ayn Rand. Focusing on the private Rand, McConnell talked to the author's family,... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 42.95
A.S. Byatt's novel Possession: A Romance attracted international acclaim in 1990, winning both the Booker Prize and the Irish Times/Aer Lingus International Fiction Prize. In her long and eminent career, Byatt has steadily published both fiction and non-fiction, the latest of which has not, until now, been given full critical consideration. ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
This volume begins with a new essay by Julia Kristeva, ?The Adolescent Novel?, in which she examines the relation between novelistic writing and the experience of adolescence as an ?open structure?. It is this blend of the literary with the psychoanalytic that places Kristeva?s work central to current thinking, from semiotics and critical theory to... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 65.00
For millions of people, the Soviet experience meant not only living through the torment of Stalinism and the GULAG, the unbelievable destiny of men and women during the 1917 Revolution, civil war, and the Second World War, or those breathtaking, gigantic more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00
Aemilia Lanyer was a Londoner of Jewish-Italian descent and the mistress of Queen Elizabeth's Lord Chamberlain. But in 1611 she did something extraordinary for a middle-class woman of the seventeenth century: she published a volume of original poems. Using standard genres to address distinctly feminine concerns, Lanyer's work is varied, subtle, provocative,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Aesthetic Hysteria is a deconstructive psychoanalytic study of hysteria, using literary texts to foreground a telling encounter between two growing discourses within English studies: that of emotion/affect and trauma studies. It brings together several academic foci - the history of medicine, aesthetic theory, speech act theory, feminism, and gender... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
This book explores the aesthetic pleasures of eating and writing in the lives of M.F.K. Fisher, Alice B. Toklas, and Elizabeth David. Each of these women pioneered an idiosyncratic form of writing that challenged the rigidly gendered bounds of nineteenth-century food writing to establish a twentieth-century tradition that celebrates female appetite.... more...
- UPF 2003; US$ 59.95
?An invigorating (and convincing) challenge to the cornerstone assumptions of virtually all contemporary literary criticism . . . this study lays the groundwork for a dynamic new approach to reading literature. Sure to be controversial, its fundamental right-headedness should help to open debate on the nature of literary criticism across numerous disciplines. more...