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  • Between Image and Identityby Karina A. Eileraas

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 38.99

    This book addresses the 'autobiographical' literature, visual, and performance art of postcolonial women from Maghreb and Southeast Asia including Leila Sebbar, Assia Djebar, and Theresa Hak Kyung Cha. Karina Eileraas critically examines how contemporary postcolonial artists participate in the violence of representation in order to re-imagine the relationship... more...

  • Diasporic Women’s Writing of the Black Atlanticby Emilia María Durán-Almarza; Esther Álvarez López

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book brings together a complete set of approaches to works by female authors that articulate the black Atlantic in relation to the interplay of race, class, and gender. The chapters provide the grounds to (en)gender a more complex understanding of the scattered geographies of the African diaspora in the Atlantic basin. The variety of approaches... more...

  • Chick Lit and Postfeminismby Stephanie Harzewski

    University of Virginia Press 2011; US$ 21.50 US$ 18.27

    Originally a euphemism for Princeton University’s Female Literary Tradition course in the 1980s, "chick lit" mutated from a movement in American women’s avant-garde fiction in the 1990s to become, by the turn of the century, a humorous subset of women’s literature, journalism, and advice manuals. Stephanie Harzewski examines such best sellers as ... more...

  • Mothers and Other Clowns (Routledge Revivals)by Magdalene Redekop

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    First published in 1992, this is the first study of the work of Alice Munro to focus on her obsession with mothering, and to relate it to the hallucinatory quality of her magic realism. A bizarre collection of clowning mothers parade across the pages of Munro’s fiction, playing practical jokes, performing stunts, and dressing in disguises that recycle... more...

  • In a Queer Time and Placeby J. Jack Halberstam

    NYU Press 2005; US$ 26.00

    In her first book since the critically acclaimed Female Masculinity , Judith Halberstam examines the significance of the transgender body in a provocative collection of essays on queer time and space. She presents a series of case studies focused on the meanings of masculinity in its dominant and alternative forms’especially female and trans-masculinities... more...

  • The Histories of Some of the Penitents in the Magdalen Houseby Jennie Batchelor; Megan Hiatt

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95

    First published in 1759, this novel aims to promote the cause of the Magdalen House, a charity which sought to rehabilitate prostitutes by fitting them for a life of virtuous industry. It challenges long-standing prejudices against prostitutes by presenting them as victims of inadequate education, male libertinism and sexual double standards. more...

  • Romance Readers and Romance Writersby Christopher Goulding

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95

    This edition of Romance Readers and Romance Writers (1810) is the first modern scholarly publication of what is arguably Green's most famous novel. As with many of her other works, Green adopts numerous sophisticated methods to parody her contemporaries. more...

  • The Rash Resolve and Life's Progressby Carol Stewart

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95

    Eliza Haywood was one of the most popular and versatile writers of the eighteenth century. The two novellas in this edition – The Rash Resolve (1724) and Life’s Progress (1748) – show her developing and adapting her ideas on the subject of passion and romance. Though superficially presented as cautionary tales, Haywood introduces a feminist slant. more...

  • Juliaby Natasha Duquette

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95

    This critical edition of Julia is the first modern printing of a novel that blends the character development of a poet with critical reflections on social injustice. more...

  • The Citizenby Margaret S Yoon

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95

    Ann Gomersall’s The Citizen (1790) is an epistolary novel, written over two volumes. Gomersall came out of the merchant class in Leeds and little else is known about her, but she began writing to raise funds for her merchant husband to re-enter business after he lost his money. This is the first modern critical edition of Gomersall’s work. more...