Women authors

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The Cambridge Introduction to Virginia Woolf

A useful and illuminating overview, covering the major works in detail.

Her Own Woman: The Life of Mary Wollstonecraft

Her Own Woman

The Life of Mary Wollstonecraft


Pioneering eighteenth-century feminist Mary Wollstonecraft lived a life as radical as her vision of...

Alfred and Emily
HarperCollins (2009)

I think my father's rage at the trenches took me over, when I was very young, and has never left me....

Versions of Blackness: Key Texts on Slavery from the Seventeenth Century

Versions of Blackness

Key Texts on Slavery from the Seventeenth Century


This edition presents a new edition of Aphra Behn's Oroonoko, with unprecedentedly full and...

Recreating Jane Austen

John Wiltshire examines how Jane Austen's work has been 'recreated' in other mediums.

The Oxford Guide to British Women Writers

This introduction to British women's writing, from the earliest times to the present day, ranges...

A Literary History of Women's Writing in Britain, 1660–1789

The history of women's writing in Britain from the Restoration to the French Revolution, now in...

Religion, Reform, and Women's Writing in Early Modern England

An important study reclaiming the importance of women in Protestant literary culture.

Women and Literature in Britain, 1150–1500

This book investigates women's literacy, authorship and patronage, and their representation in...

The Professionalization of Women Writers in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Betty A. Schellenberg challenges oversimplified assumptions of women's cultural role in the period.