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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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Feminisms Redux: An Anthology of Literary Theory and Criticism
Feminisms Redux: An Anthology of Literary Theory and Criticism
by Robyn (edt) 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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Secrecy and Sapphic Modernism: Reading Romans a Clef Between the Wars
Secrecy and Sapphic Modernism: Reading Romans a Clef Between the Wars
by Sashi Nair
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Novels by significant Modernist authors can be described as romans à clef, providing insight into restrictions governing the representation of female homosexuality in the early twentieth century. Nair argues that key novels of the period... (read more)

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Girls, Texts, Cultures (Studies in Childhood and Family in Canada)
Girls, Texts, Cultures (Studies in Childhood and Family in Canada)
by Clare (edt) Bradford
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An edited, cross-disciplinary collection of 12 scholarly essays on texts by, for, and about girls, with an introduction. It is the result of a symposium held in 2010 in Winnipeg, Canada. The essays cover a wide range of texts, topics, issues, theories... (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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Twelve critical readings of De Beauvoirs's The Second Sex, her autobiography, and her fiction (including The Woman Destroyed and She Came to Stay) explore the changing nature of the debates and controversies over her writings and try to offer a sense... (read more)

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Gender of Modernism: A Critical Anthology
Gender of Modernism: A Critical Anthology
by Bonnie Kime Scott
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"This is the book we've been waiting for: a distinguished collection that demonstrates how revisions of Modernist definitions might proceed.... The Gender of Modernism... will be nothing less than an absolutely necessary text for Modernist studies... (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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From Margins to Mainstream Feminism and Fictional Modes in Italian Women's Writing, 1968-1990 Carol Lazzaro-Weis Lazzaro-Weiss studies the fiction of twenty-five contemporary Italian women writers. Arguing for a notion of gender and genre, she runs... (read more)

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Tracing Arachne's Web: Myth and Feminist Fiction
Tracing Arachne's Web: Myth and Feminist Fiction
by Kristin M. Bloomberg
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"I am particularly impressed with Bloomberg’s insights about the ways in which women writers’ urge to harness the power of women’s myths has to some extent been aroused by historical forces. . . . She explains that women’s... (read more)

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Christian and Lyric Tradition in Victorian Women's Poetry
Christian and Lyric Tradition in Victorian Women's Poetry
by F. Elizabeth Gray
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Women in the Victorian period were acknowledged to be the religious sex, but their relationship to the doctrines, practices, and hierarchies of Christianity was both highly circumscribed, which has been well documented, and complexly creative, which has... (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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Perennial Empires Perennial Empires: Postcolonial, Transnational, and Literary Perspectives Postcolonial, Transnational, and Literary Perspectives
Perennial Empires Perennial Empires: Postcolonial, Transnational, and Literary Perspectives Postcolonial, Transnational, and Literary Perspectives
by Chantal Zabus
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Focusing its concern through the often-neglected role of literature in shaping and influencing these forces, this powerful collection of essays addresses the complex new ways that international power exercises control over all aspects of life-from new... (read more)

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The Story of Shaw's Saint Joan
The Story of Shaw's Saint Joan
by Brian Tyson
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The literary genetics of Shaw's most famous play are here examined for the first time. The sources of Saint Joan are closely compared with the original shorthand manuscript and that is compared with its subsequent revisions. This evidence is supplemented... (read more)

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Reading the Animal in the Literature of the British Raj
Reading the Animal in the Literature of the British Raj
by Shefail Rajamannar
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Reading the Animal in the Literature of the British Raj explores representations of animals during British rule in India—the tigers, elephants, boars, furs, and feathers that sometimes all but obscured the human beneath and behind them, and... (read more)

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Redefining Latin American Historical Fiction: The Impact of Feminism and Postcolonialism
Redefining Latin American Historical Fiction: The Impact of Feminism and Postcolonialism
by Helene Carol Weldt-basson
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Current scholarship on Latin American historical fiction has failed to adequately take feminism and postcolonialism into account. In this collection of essays, noted scholars use these important contemporary discourses as a starting point for a new... (read more)

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Alice Walker's "The Color Purple."
Alice Walker's "The Color Purple."
by Kheven Lagrone
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Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Color Purple is a tale of personal empowerment which opens with a protagonist Celie who is at the bottom of America's social caste. A poor, black, ugly and uneducated female in the America's Jim Crow South... (read more)

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On Fiction (On)
On Fiction (On)
by Virginia Woolf
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The only available edition of a collection of essays celebrating the ever-popular pastime of reading and storytelling, from one of the 20th century's greatest literary figures "Here, then, very briefly and with inevitable simplification, an attempt... (read more)

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Out of Time: The Pleasures and the Perils of Ageing
Out of Time: The Pleasures and the Perils of Ageing
by Lynne Segal
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