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Women Authors

  • Olive Schreiner and African Modernismby Jade Munslow Ong

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book works across established categories of modernism and postcolonialism in order to radically revise the periods, places, and topics traditionally associated with anti-colonialism and aesthetic experimentation in African literature. The book is the first account of Olive Schreiner as a theorist and practitioner of modernist form advancing... more...

  • Uncut Funkby bell hooks; Stuart Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 29.95

    In an awesome meeting of minds, cultural theorists Stuart Hall and bell hooks met for a series of wide-ranging conversations on what Hall sums up as "life, love, death, sex." From the trivial to the profound, across boundaries of age, sexualities and genders, hooks and Hall dissect topics and themes of continual contemporary relevance, including feminism,... more...

  • A Room of One's Ownby Virginia Woolf

    Pan Macmillan 2017; US$ 1.31

    In this extraordinary essay, Virginia Woolf examines the limitations of womanhood in the early twentieth century. With the startling prose and poetic licence of a novelist, she makes a bid for freedom, emphasizing that the lack of an independent income, and the titular ‘room of one’s own’, prevents most women from reaching their full literary potential.... more...

  • Nabokov's Womenby Elena Rakhimova-Sommers; Sofia Ahlberg; Marie Bouchet; Julian W. Connolly; David Larmour; David Rampton; Matthew Roth; Susan Elizabeth Sweeney; Lara Delage-Toriel; Olga Voronina; Alisa Zhulina

    Lexington Books 2017; US$ 95.00

    This volume studies the enigmatic but silent heroines Nabokov brings to the page. Chapter 4, "Nabokov's Mermaid: 'Spring in Fialta'" by Elena Rakhimova-Sommers, is not available in the ebook format due to digital rights restrictions. You can find the earlier version of the chapter in the journal Nabokov Studies. more...

  • Jean Rhys and the Novel As Women's Textby Nancy R. Harrison

    The University of North Carolina Press 2017; US$ 29.99

    Is a woman's writing different from a man's? Many scholars -- and readers -- think so, even thought here has been little examination of the way women's novels enact the theories that women theorists have posited. In Jean Rhys and the Novel as Women's Text , Nancy Harrison makes an important contribution to the exchange of ideas on the writing practice... more...

  • Manderley Foreverby Tatiana de Rosnay

    Atlantic Books 2017; US$ 12.49

    Bestselling novelist Tatiana de Rosnay pays homage to Daphne du Maurier, the writer who influenced her deeply, in this startling and immersive new biography. A portrait of one writer by another, Manderley Forever meticulously recounts a life as mysterious and dramatic as the work it produced, and highlights du Maurier's consuming passion for Cornwall.... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Erotic Literatureby Bradford K. Mudge

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 24.00

    This Companion offers an introduction to key topics in the study of erotic literature from antiquity to the present. more...

  • New Atalantisby Delarivier Manley

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 53.95

    An early example of satirical political writing by a woman. The book, with its blend of politics and sexuality, is based on the public and private lives of prominent politicians and society figures of the time. more...

  • Editing Women's Writing, 1670–1840by Amy Culley; Anna M. Fitzer

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This edited volume is the first to reflect on the theory and practice of editing women’s writing of the 18th century. The list of contributors includes experts on the fiction, drama, poetry, life-writing, diaries and correspondence of familiar and lesser known women, including Jane Austen, Delarivier Manley, Eliza Haywood and Mary Robinson. Contributions... more...

  • Three Traveling Women Writersby Natália Fontes de Oliveira

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book presents an alternative framework for reading nineteenth century women’s travel narratives by challenging the traditional paradigms which often limit women’s space in print culture. For the first time, through a comparative lens, a Latin American woman’s travel narrative is analyzed concomitantly with the narratives of a North American and... more...