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Women Authors

  • The 'Improper' Feminineby Lyn Pykett

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 44.95

    The first comparative study of the women's sensation novel of the 1860s and the New Woman fiction of the 1890s, two genres which undermined the ideal of the `proper feminine' and dangerously put female sexuality on the literary agenda. more...

  • (Un)like Subjects RLEby Gerardine Meaney

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 115.00

    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 important... more...

  • 100 Voicesby Scott McConnell

    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...

  • A.S. Byatt and the Heliotropic Imaginationby Jane Campbell

    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...

  • Abjection, Melancholia and Love RLEby John Fletcher; Andrew Benjamin

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 115.00

    Julia Kristeva's blend of the literary with the psychoanalytic places her work central to current thinking, from semiotics and critical theory to feminism and psychoanalysis. Her profound understanding of the dynamics of intention and creativity mark her out as one of the leading theoreticians of desire. Each essay in this volume offers new insight... more...

  • Adopting and Remembering Soviet Realityby Dalia Leinarte

    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...

  • Aesthetic Hysteriaby Ankhi Mukherjee

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Aesthetic Hysteria is a deconstructive psychoanalytic study of hysteria, bringing together several academic foci - the history of medicine, aesthetic theory, speech act theory, feminism, and gender and performance studies. more...

  • Aesthetic Pleasure in Twentieth-Century Women's Food Writingby Alice McLean

    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...

  • The Aesthetics of Chaosby Michael Patrick Gillespie

    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...

  • The Aesthetics of Toni Morrisonby Marc C. Conner

    University Press of Mississippi 2000; US$ 112.50

    A traditional yet fresh approach to grasping the power of Morrison's writing With essays by Yvonne Atkinson, Marc C. Conner, Susan Corey, Maria DiBattista, Barbara Johnson, Cheryl Lester, Katherine Stern, and Michael Wood Nobel laureate Toni Morrison's novels have almost exclusively been examined as sagas illuminating history, race, culture, and... more...