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Other titles in the Cambridge Contexts in Literature series:
Women's Writing: Past and Present (Cambridge Contexts in Literature)by Caroline Zilboorg
Synopses & Reviews
The Cambridge Contexts in Literature series is designed for advanced level students of English literature. Each title in the series has the quality, content and level endorsed by the OCR examination board. However, the texts provide the background and focus suitable for any examination board at advanced level. The literary, historical and social contexts are explored in each title and students are encouraged to investigate varying interpretations of the text. Women's Writing: Past and Present covers background issues such as the difficulties facing women writers and looks at the experiences of women writers in past centuries, going on to explore literary criticism and topics such as 'women and madness'. Extracts include the diverse styles of Sylvia Plath, Kate Chopin, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Ban Zhao and Toni Morrison. Critical approaches are investigated, covering reactions during different eras and techniques for rereading specific writers and texts.
The Cambridge Contexts in Literature series explores the contextual study of texts by concentrating on key periods, topics and comparisons in literature. Each book adopts an interactive approach and provides the background for understanding the significance of literary, historical and social contexts.
Critical introductions to a range of literary topics and genres.
Critical introductions to a range of literary topics and genres. Focusing on texts written in English and emphasising writing by women from the beginning of the Renaissance period in the 1300s to the 21st century, this book illustrates not only the richness and diversity of female literary voices, but also the many changing and different contexts in which writing by women can be read.
A comprehensive background.
Table of Contents
Introduction; 1. Reading women writers; 2. Approaching the texts; 3.'Texts and extracts; 4. Critical approaches; 5. How to write about women writers; 6. Resources; Index
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