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  1. 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: 25th September 1990
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  2. 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: 9th November 1994
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  3. 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 relativism.... Learn More
    Published: 9th May 2013
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  4. 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
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  5. 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
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  6. 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
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  7. 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
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  8. 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: 31st March 1995
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  9. 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
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  10. Penelope Voyages
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  11. Autobiographics
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  12. Outside the Pale
    Elsie B. Michie here provides insightful readings of novels by Mary Shelley, Emily and Charlotte Bront, Elizabeth Gaskell, and George Eliot, writers who confronted definitions of femininity which denied them full participation... Learn More
    Published: 7th December 1993
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  13. 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 agency.... Learn More
    Published: 14th September 1993
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  14. Articulate Silences
    In this pathbreaking book, King-Kok Cheung sheds new light on the thematic and rhetoncal uses of silence in fiction by three Asian American women: Hisaye Yamamoto, Maxine Hong Kingston, and JoyKogawa. Boldly articulating the unspeakable,... Learn More
    Published: 8th July 1993
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  15. Cartesian Women
    The little-known writings that Erica Harth examines here reveal a remarkable chapter in the history of Western thought. Drawing upon current theoretical work in gender studies, cultural history, and literary criticism, Harth looks... Learn More
    Published: 16th June 1992
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  16. 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: 26th February 1992
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