Books in category Literary Criticism – Feminist | Page 4

  • Simone de Beauvoir

    Simone de Beauvoir
    Toril Moi

    For the second edition of her landmark study of Simone de Beauvoir, Toril Moi provides a major new introduction discussing current developments in Beauvoir studies as well as the recent publication of papers and letters by Beauvoir, …

  • The Perverse Gaze of Sympathy

    The Perverse Gaze of Sympathy
    Laura Hinton

    Offers a new interpretation of “sympathy” as an instrument for investigating contemporary culture, gender, and visual technique.

  • Masculine Feminine

    Nelly Richard

    In "Masculine/Feminine," that antagonism is explored through a consideration of gender and how authority and power weave their apparent neutrality and objectivity in the masculine register.

  • Feminist Literary Theory

    Feminist Literary Theory
    Mary Eagleton

    Fully revised, updated and supplemented, this new edition of Feminist Literary Theory: A Reader is one of the most comprehensive, single-volume introductions to a vital and diverse field.

  • Myth and Fairy Tale in Contemporary Women s Fiction

    Myth and Fairy Tale in Contemporary Women’s Fiction
    Susan Sellers

    In this light, Susan Sellers offers challenging new readings of a wide range of contemporary women's fiction, including works by A. S. Byatt, Angela Carter, Anne Rice, Michele Roberts, Emma Tennant and Fay Weldon.

  • Labor Pains

    Labor Pains
    Carolyn R. Maibor

    This book explores the importance of work and its role in defining and developing the self. Maibor reveals how the writings of Emerson, Hawthorne, and Alcott delve into notions of equality through this emphasis on labor.

  • Violet Oakley

    Violet Oakley
    Bailey Van Hook

    Violet Oakley: An Artist's Life is the first full-length biography of Violet Oakley (1874–1961), the only major female artist of the beaux-arts mural movement in the United States, as well as an illustrator, stained glass artist, …

  • Fantasies of Gender and the Witch in Feminist Theory and Literature

    Fantasies of Gender and the Witch in Feminist Theory and Literature
    Justyna Sempruch

    Lincoln's Censor examines the effect of government suppression on the Democratic press in Indiana during the spring of 1863.

  • Dancing Ghosts

    Dancing Ghosts
    Mark Thomas Hoyer

    Hoyer makes new and provocative connections between Austin and spiritual figures like Wovoka, the prophet of the Ghost Dance religion, and writers like Zitkala-sa and Mourning Dove, and he provides a particularly fine reading of Cogowea.

  • Rebecca West Today

    Rebecca West Today
    Bernard Schweizer

    Almost the entire corpus of West's fiction receives attention in this volume (with the exception of The Thinking Reed, which is in itself a telling fact)."–Jacket.

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