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Feminist Narrative Ethics: Tacit Persuasion in Modernist Form (Theory Interpretation Narrativ)
Feminist Narrative Ethics: Tacit Persuasion in Modernist Form (Theory Interpretation Narrativ)
by Katherine Saunders Nash
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Feminist Narrative Ethics: Tacit Persuasion in Modernist Form establishes a new theory of narrative ethics by analyzing rhetorical techniques prompt readers of novels to reconsider their ethical convictions about womens rights. Katherine Saunders Nash... (read more)

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Tillie Olsen and a Feminist Spiritual Vision
Tillie Olsen and a Feminist Spiritual Vision
by Elaine Neil Orr
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This intense examination of the writings of Tillie Olsen shows Elaine Neil Orr's deeply sympathetic passion for Olsen's literary world. Orr's objective is not simply to offer literary criticism but to interpret the subjects that inspire and disclose... (read more)

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Gothic Feminism: The Professionalization of Gender from Charlotte Smith to the Brontes
Gothic Feminism: The Professionalization of Gender from Charlotte Smith to the Brontes
by Diane Long Hoeveler
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As British women writers in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries sought to define how they experienced their era's social and economic upheaval, they helped popularize a new style of bourgeois female sensibility. Building on her earlier... (read more)

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Women Writing Nature: A Feminist View
Women Writing Nature: A Feminist View
by Barbara J. Cook
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Women Writing Nature addresses the question, _Do women write about nature differently?_ In the process, the collection considers women's writings about the natural world in light of recent and current feminist and ecofeminist theory.... (read more)

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Her Story: A Timeline of the Women Who Changed America
Her Story: A Timeline of the Women Who Changed America
by Charlotte S Waisman
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Most people have heard of Susan B. Anthony, Harriet Tubman, Margaret Sanger, and Eleanor Roosevelt. But did you know that a female microbiologist discovered the bacterium responsible for undulant fever, which then led to the pasteurization of milk? Or... (read more)

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Aurora Leigh: A Reading Guide (Reading Guides to Long Poems)
Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Aurora Leigh: A Reading Guide (Reading Guides to Long Poems)
by Michele C. Martinez
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Introduces new readers and students to a celebrated and controversial Victorian novel-poem. Michelle Martinez guides readers through the poem's major themes and biographical and literary contexts, introducing a range of interpretive frameworks. Long... (read more)

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Feminist Bestseller (06 Edition)
Feminist Bestseller (06 Edition)
by Whelehan
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Imelda Whelehan provides an overview of popular feminist fiction from the late 1960s to the end of the 1990s, looking at how key feminist texts such as The Women's Room, Kinflicks and Fear of Flying have influenced popular contemporary works such as... (read more)

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Grace Paley: Illuminating Dark Lives
Grace Paley: Illuminating Dark Lives
by Jacqueline Taylor
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Grace Paley is a writer's writer, admired by both scholars and the reading public for her originality and unique voice. In this first book-length study of her work, Jacqueline Taylor explores the source of Paley's originality, locating it in the way... (read more)

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Susan B. Anthony slept here :a guide to American women's landmarks
Susan B. Anthony slept here :a guide to American women's landmarks
by Lynn Sherr
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A witty and informative illustrated guide to over 1000 historic landmarks commemorating the words and deeds of American heroines from Anne Hutchinson to Christa McAuliffe.... (read more)

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Figuring the Woman Author in Contemporary Fiction: Since 1970
Figuring the Woman Author in Contemporary Fiction: Since 1970
by Mary Eagleton
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If the author is dead, if feminism is post-, why does the figure of the woman author keep appearing as a central character in contemporary fiction? Drawing on a diverse range of contemporary authors--including Atwood, Byatt, Brookner, Coetzee, Lurie, Le... (read more)

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Elin Wsgner's Alarm Clock: Ecofeminist Theory in the Interwar Era
Elin Wsgner's Alarm Clock: Ecofeminist Theory in the Interwar Era
by Lepp
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This book analyses the ideas of the Swedish journalist, feminist, and literary author Elin Wagner (1882-1949), as conveyed in her book Vackarklocka (1941), in a European feminist context. This context is presented in terms of three elements. Firstly, the... (read more)

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Companion To Early Modern Women's Writing (08 Edition)
Companion To Early Modern Women's Writing (08 Edition)
by Arturo Pacheco
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This timely volume represents one of the first comprehensive, student-oriented guides to the under-published field of early modern women’s writing. It brings together new work by twenty-four of the best contemporary scholars who are pushing forward... (read more)

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Remnants of Empire in Algeria and Vietnam: Women, Words, and War
Remnants of Empire in Algeria and Vietnam: Women, Words, and War
by Pamela Pears
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In Remnants of Empire in Algeria and Vietnam: Women, Words, and War author Pamela A. Pears proposes a new approach to Francophone studies. The work uses postcolonial theory, along with gender and feminist inquiries, to emphasize the connections between... (read more)

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Miradas Transatlanticas: El Periodismo Literario de Elena Poniatowska y Rosa Montero (Purdue Studies in Romance Literatures)
Miradas Transatlanticas: El Periodismo Literario de Elena Poniatowska y Rosa Montero (Purdue Studies in Romance Literatures)
by Alicia Rita Rueda-acedo
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Womens voices routinely have been muted or omitted entirely when a nation assembles its historical narrative. In Miradas Transatlánticas: El periodismo literario de Elena Poniatowska y Rosa Montero, Alicia Rita Rueda-Acedo examines the... (read more)

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The Victorian Woman Question in Contemporary Feminist Fiction
The Victorian Woman Question in Contemporary Feminist Fiction
by Jeannette King
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Jeannette King explores the representation of Victorian womanhood in the work of some of today's most important female novelists, including A.S. Byatt, Sarah Waters, Margaret Atwood, Angela Carter and Toni Morrison. By analyzing these novels in the... (read more)

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Women, the Novel, and Natural Philosophy, 1660-1727
Women, the Novel, and Natural Philosophy, 1660-1727
by Karen Bloom Gevirtz
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Women, the Novel, and Natural Philosophy, 1660-1727 shows how early women novelists from Aphra Behn to Mary Davys drew on debates about the self generated by the 'scientific' revolution to establish the novel as a genre and literary omniscience as a... (read more)

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The Dictionary of Feminist Theory
The Dictionary of Feminist Theory
by Maggie Humm
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New edition of a guide to the terminology and history of feminist theory. Succinct definitions of a wide range of terms and topics are presented, including accounts of key issues relating to the family, work, sexuality, gender and race, imperialism... (read more)

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The Feminization Debate in Eighteenth-Century Britain: Literature, Commerce and Luxury (Palgrave Studies in the Enlightenment, Romanticism and the C)
The Feminization Debate in Eighteenth-Century Britain: Literature, Commerce and Luxury (Palgrave Studies in the Enlightenment, Romanticism and the C)
by E. J. Clery, Dr
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In the eighteenth century, critics of capitalism denounced the growth of luxury and effeminacy; supporters applauded the increase of refinement and the improved status of women. This pioneering study explores the way the association of commerce and... (read more)

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Moving On: The Heroines of Shirley Ann Grau, Anne Tyler, & Gail Godwin
Moving On: The Heroines of Shirley Ann Grau, Anne Tyler, & Gail Godwin
by Susan S. Kissel
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Focusing on the works of Grau, Tyler, and Godwin, Susan S. Kissel shows how these writers portray their white southern women protagonists as “moving on,” with their heroines not only renouncing southern patriarchal tradition but actually... (read more)

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Fictions of Feminine Citizenship: Sexuality and the Nation in Contemporary Caribbean Literature
Fictions of Feminine Citizenship: Sexuality and the Nation in Contemporary Caribbean Literature
by Donette Francis
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Fictions of Feminine Citizenship charts an alternative history of racial and sexual formation in the Caribbean. It examines the ways in which the socialization of female sexuality and the violence of sexual intimacies have mattered to imperialist and... (read more)

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