Books in category Literary Criticism – Feminist | Page 3

  • The Genius of Democracy

    The Genius of Democracy
    Victoria Olwell

    She shows how American fiction catalyzed political models of female genius, especially in the work of Louisa May Alcott, Henry James, Mary Hunter Austin, Jessie Fauset, and Gertrude Stein.

  • The Contradictions of Freedom

    The Contradictions of Freedom
    Sally J. Scholz, Shannon M. Mussett

    The essential companion to Simone de Beauvoir's celebrated novel.

  • Simone de Beauvoir s The Second Sex

    Simone de Beauvoir’s The Second Sex
    Ruth Evans

    Hailed by some feminists as the single most important theoretical work of this century, but ignored or reviled by others, Simone de Beauvoir's The second sex (1949) occupies an anomalous and even uneasy place in the feminist 'canon'.

  • Feminist Readings of Native American Literature

    Feminist Readings of Native American Literature
    Kathleen M. Donovan

    Focusing on the works of N. Scott Momaday, Joy Harjo, Paula Gunn Allen, and others, Donovan analyzes the texts of these well-known writers, weaving a supporting web of feminist criticism throughout.

  • God Between Their Lips

    God Between Their Lips
    Kathryn Bond Stockton

    Connecting the cultural domains of religion, sex, and work, this book encompasses aspects of feminist theory, post-structuralist materialisms, Victorian thought, and two prominent 19th-century women's novels (Charlotte Brontë's Villette …

  • His and Hers

    His and Hers
    Ann Messenger

    Exploring territory seldom visited by feminist scholars, Ann Messenger in this new book presents eight studies of literary relationships between men and women writers, ranging from the Restoration to the end of the eighteenth century.

  • Bad Feminist

    Bad Feminist
    Roxane Gay

    Bad Feminist is a sharp, funny, and spot-on look at the ways in which the culture we consume becomes who we are, and an inspiring call-to-arms of all the ways we still need to do better.

  • International Perspectives in Feminist Ecocriticism

    International Perspectives in Feminist Ecocriticism
    Greta Gaard, Simon C. Estok, Serpil Oppermann

    Exploring environmental literature from a feminist perspective, this volume presents a diversity of feminist ecocritical approaches to affirm the continuing contributions, relevance, and necessity of a feminist perspective in environmental …

  • Myths of Oppression

    Myths of Oppression
    Inci Bilgin Tekin

    Inci Bilgin Tekin's study offers a comparative perspective on two very challenging contemporary female playwrights, Liz Lochhead and Cherrie Moraga, and their Scottish and Chicanese adaptations of myths—such as the Greek Medea and Oedipus …


    Emer O’Toole

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