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  1. Tainted Souls and Painted Faces
    Amanda Anderson here reconsiders the familiar figure of the fallen woman within the context of mid-Victorian debates over the nature of selfhood, gender, and...... Learn More
    Published: 15th August 2018
    Paperback | £9.99
  2. Autobiographical Voices
    Adopting a boldly innovative approach to women’s autobiographical writing, Françoise Lionnet here examines the rhetoric of self-portraiture in works by authors who are bilingual or multilingual or of mixed races or cultures.... Learn More
    Published: 15th August 2018
    Paperback | £9.99
  3. Feminist Theory, Women's Writing
    In this rewarding book, Laurie A. Finke challenges assumptions about gender, the self, and the text which underlie fundamental constructs of contemporary feminist theory. She maintains that some of the key concepts structuring... Learn More
    Published: 15th August 2018
    Paperback | £9.99
  4. Women and Romance
    According to Laurie Langbauer, the notion of romance is vague precisely because it represents the chaotic negative space outside the novel that determines its form. Addressing questions of form, Langbauer reads novels that explore... Learn More
    Published: 15th August 2018
    Paperback | £9.99
  5. Borderwork
    The first book to assess the impact of feminist criticism on comparative literature, Borderwork recharts the intellectual and institutional boundaries on that discipline and calls for the contextualization of the study of comparative... Learn More
    Published: 15th August 2018
    Paperback | £9.99
  6. Greatness Engendered
    Published: 15th August 2018
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  7. Postcolonial Representations
    Discussing a variety of postcolonial narratives written by women, Lionnet offers a comparative feminist approach that can provide common ground for debates on such issues as multiculturalism, universalism, and...... Learn More
    Published: 9th May 2013
    Paperback | £23.99
  8. From the Margins of Empire
    Situated at the intersection of the colonial and the postcolonial, the modern and the postmodern, the novelists Christina Stead, Doris Lessing, and Nadine Gordimer all bear witness to this century's global transformations. From... Learn More
    Published: 28th October 1998
    Paperback | £25.99
  9. Kassandra and the Censors
    In this pioneering study of contemporary Greek poetry, Karen Van Dyck investigates modernist and postmodernist poetics at the edge of Europe. She traces the influential role of Greek women writers back to the sexual politics of... Learn More
    Published: 23rd December 1997
    Paperback | £20.99
  10. Dwelling in Possibility
    "Dwelling in Possibility is a splendid collaboration between poets and critics. Prins and Shreiber have interwoven sophisticated feminist critical essays with poetic meditations on genre and gender; the dialogues they set up are... Learn More
    Published: 18th December 1997
    Paperback | £33.00
  11. Beyond Consolation
    Using as her starting point the story of Orpheus and Eurydice, Melissa F. Zeiger examines modern transformations of poetic elegy, particularly as they reflect historical changes in the politics of gender and sexuality. Although... Learn More
    Published: 25th September 1997
    Paperback | £25.99
  12. Imperialism at Home
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  13. Going Public
    Hardback | £85.00
  14. Nobody's Angels
    Langland argues that the middle-class wife had a more complex and important function than has previously been recognized: she mastered skills that enabled her to support a rigid class system while unknowingly setting the stage... Learn More
    Published: 5th April 1995
    Paperback | £23.99
  15. Feminist Conversations
    In a new account of the relationship between Margaret Fuller and Ralph Waldo Emerson, Christina Zwarg recreates a feminist conversation that has gone unheard. In Zwarg's view, the intimate, yet restrained, letters between the... Learn More
    Published: 16th February 1995
    Paperback | £32.00
  16. Penelope Voyages
    Looking at travel writing by British women from the seventeenth century on, Karen R. Lawrence asks an intriguing question: What happens when, instead of waiting patiently for Odysseus, Penelope voyages and records her...... Learn More
    Published: 15th December 1994
    Paperback | £25.99
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