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Feminist poetics :poiesis, performance, histories
Feminist poetics :poiesis, performance, histories
by Terry Threadgold, Etc
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b /b b i Feminist Poetics /i /b argues that the influence of poststructuralism has changed poetics from the study of ready-made textual forms into poesis--the study of the making or performing of those forms. Threadgold takes the infamous Governor murder... (read more)

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Out of Time: The Pleasures and Perils of Ageing
Out of Time: The Pleasures and Perils of Ageing
by Lynne Segal
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A brave book with a polemical argument on the paradoxes, struggles and advantages of aging. How old am I? Dont ask, dont tell. As the baby boomers approach their sixth or seventh decade, they are faced with new challenges and questions of politics and... (read more)

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Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature #9: Mary Wollstonecraft, Pedagogy, and the Practice of Feminism
Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature #9: Mary Wollstonecraft, Pedagogy, and the Practice of Feminism
by Kirstin Collins Hanley
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This study examines Mary Wollstonecraft generally recognized as the founder of the early feminist movement by shedding light on her relationship to eighteenth-century instructional literature and its influence on educational theorists of her day, and... (read more)

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Writing from the Hearth: Public, Domestic, and Imaginative Space in Francophone Women's Fiction of Africa and the Caribbean
Writing from the Hearth: Public, Domestic, and Imaginative Space in Francophone Women's Fiction of Africa and the Caribbean
by Mildred P. Mortimer
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Writing from the Hearth probes the relationship of gender to space in close readings of texts of Francophone women writers of Africa: Aoua KZita, Mariama B%, Calixthe Beyala, and Aminata Sow Fall, and the Caribbean: Marie Chauvet, Simon Schwarz-Bart... (read more)

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Gender and Power in Shrew-Taming Narratives, 1500-1700
Gender and Power in Shrew-Taming Narratives, 1500-1700
by David Wootton
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Including essays by a range of leading scholars, this is the first collection to address the historical interrelationships of the various dramatic versions of the popular Taming of the Shrew written and performed in the late-sixteenth and early-... (read more)

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Thomas Hardy and Desire: Conceptions of the Self
Thomas Hardy and Desire: Conceptions of the Self
by Jane Thomas
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At the center of Hardy's aesthetic practice is the recognition of desire as a necessary and fundamental condition of human existence. Yearning, disappointment, frustration and loss determine the relationship of his characters and poetic personae to the... (read more)

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Maria, or the Wrongs of Woman and Memoirs of the Author of Vindication of the Rights of Woman
Maria, or the Wrongs of Woman and Memoirs of the Author of Vindication of the Rights of Woman
by Mary Wollstonecraft
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Maria: or, The Wrongs of Woman is the 18th century British feminist Mary Wollstonecraft's unfinished novelistic sequel to her revolutionary political treatise A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792). It was published posthumously in 1798 by her... (read more)

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A Companion to Early Modern Women's Writing (Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture)
A Companion to Early Modern Women's Writing (Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture)
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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Feminisms Redux: An Anthology of Literary Theory and Criticism
Feminisms Redux: An Anthology of Literary Theory and Criticism
by Robyn Warhol-down
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Praise for previous editions: "Admirably comprehensive, intelligently organized and introduced ,with a wide array of challenging yet accessible essays...For the theoretically inclined this would be an idea book to take to a desert island.-Bells... (read more)

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Scum Manifesto
Scum Manifesto
by Valerie Solanas
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First circulated on the streets of Greenwich Village in 1967, the SCUM Manifesto is a searing indictment of patriarchal culture in all its forms. Shifting fluidly between the worlds of satire and straightforward critique, this classic is a call to action&... (read more)

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Women at the Podium: Memorable Speeches in History
Women at the Podium: Memorable Speeches in History
by S Michele Nix
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From the battlefield and the pulpit, before cameras and vast crowds, women have long shaped history with powerful, impassioned words. Now, in the first anthology of its kind, S. Michele Nix brings together the memorable speeches of women throughout the... (read more)

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Simone de Beauvoir: A Critical Reader
Simone de Beauvoir: A Critical Reader
by E. Fallaize
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This is the first volume to gather together all the classic critical texts on Simone de Beauvoir's work as a feminist, novelist and philosopher. The essays are divided into three sections examining her fiction, her life and her famous work The Second Sex.... (read more)

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Heroines (Semiotext(e) / Active Agents)
Heroines (Semiotext(e) / Active Agents)
by Kate Zambreno
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I am beginning to realize that taking the self out of our essays is a form of repression. Taking the self out feels like obeying a gag order--pretending an objectivity where there is nothing objective about the experience of confronting and engaging with... (read more)

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From Margins To Mainstream (93 Edition)
From Margins To Mainstream (93 Edition)
by Lazzaro
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Lazzaro-Weiss studies the fiction of twenty-five contemporary Italian women writers. Arguing for a notion of gender and genre, she runs counter to many Anglo-American and French feminist theorists who contend that traditional genres cannot readily serve... (read more)

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Gender - Power - Text: Nordic Culture in the Twentieth Century
Gender - Power - Text: Nordic Culture in the Twentieth Century
by Helena (edt) Forsas-scott
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The Nordic countries are often imagined by the outside world to be a haven of sexual equality and exemplary gender relations. This book presents a more nuanced picture to the English-speaking world, interrogating the constructions, negotiations and... (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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Simone de Beauvoir: A Critical Reader
Simone de Beauvoir: A Critical Reader
by Elizabeth Fallaize
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This long-awaited volume gathers together all the classic critical texts on Simone de Beauvoir's work as a feminist, novelist and philosopher. The essays are divided into three sections examining her fiction, her life and her famous work The Second Sex... (read more)

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Frances Newman: Southern Satirist and Literary Rebel
Frances Newman: Southern Satirist and Literary Rebel
by Barbara Ann Wade
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This first biographical and literary assessment of Frances Newman highlights one of the most experimental writers of the Southern Renaissance. Novelist, translator, critic, and acerbic book reviewer Frances Newman (1883-1928) was praised by Virginia... (read more)

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The Resisting Reader: A Feminist Approach to American Fiction (Midland Books: No. 247)
The Resisting Reader: A Feminist Approach to American Fiction (Midland Books: No. 247)
by Judith Fetterley
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"Fetterley's questions are often so crucial, her observations repeatedly so acute, that they force us to ask how we avoided them in the past." --Women's Studies International Quarterly ..". thoughtful, informed, and well written... (read more)

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Feminist Writings from Ancient Times to the Modern World [2 Volumes]: A Global Sourcebook and History
Feminist Writings from Ancient Times to the Modern World [2 Volumes]: A Global Sourcebook and History
by Tiffany K. (edt) Wayne
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From writings by Enheduana in ancient Mesopotamia (2350 BCE) to the present-day manifesto of the Association of Women for Action and Research in Singapore, Feminist Writings from Ancient Times to the Modern World: A Global Sourcebook and History excerpts... (read more)

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