Books in category Literary Criticism – Feminist

  • Plain and Ugly Janes

    Plain and Ugly Janes
    Charlotte M. Wright

    Wright uses these stories to discuss the nature and definitions of ugliness and the effects of female ugliness on both male and female literary characters in the works of a range of American authors, including Sherwood Anderson, Russell …

  • Literary Trauma

    Literary Trauma
    Deborah M. Horvitz

    Examines representations of political, psychological, and sexual violence in seven novels by American women.

  • Scattered Hegemonies

    Scattered Hegemonies
    Inderpal Grewal, Caren Kaplan

    Extrait de la couverture : " 'Those of us who take intellectual production as a site for politics badly need the kind of profound and sophisticated thinking that went into this collection.

  • Rereading Modernism

    Rereading Modernism
    Lisa Rado

    As the authors in this volume suggest, instead of condemning writers for not practicing or portraying an acceptable politics of gender, we ought instead to show how their assumptions about the nature of the sexes inform their texts, both in …

  • Andromeda s Chains

    Andromeda’s Chains
    Adrienne Auslander Munich

    This study explores the passion with which Victorian male writers and artists gave meaning to the myth of Perseus and Andromeda and its medieval analogue, the legend of St George and the dragon.

  • Women and Narrative Identity

    Women and Narrative Identity
    Mary J. Green

    A feminist re-reading of the Quebec literary tradition, from Laure Conan and Gabrielle Roy to contemporary figures such as France Théoret and Régine Robin.

  • Empowering the Feminine

    Empowering the Feminine
    Eleanor Rose Ty

    Ty examines three late 18th century female authors coming from different social backgrounds but all grappling with a desire for female empowerment to show how supposed female weaknesses were portrayed as potentially active forces for social …

  • Annie Ernaux

    Annie Ernaux
    Siobhán McIlvanney

    This text provides an analysis of Annie Ernaux's individual texts.

  • Time Is of the Essence

    Time Is of the Essence
    Patricia Murphy

    Examines the intricate relationships between time and gender in the novels of five fin-de-siecle British writers–Thomas Hardy, Olive Schreiner, H. Rider Haggard, Sarah Grand, and Mona Caird.

  • This Book Is an Action

    This Book Is an Action
    Jaime Harker, Cecilia Konchar Farr

    The authors in This Book Is an Action investigate the dynamic print culture that emerged as the feminist movement reawakened in the late 1960s.

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