Books in category Literary Criticism – Women Authors

  • Jane Austen and the Fiction of her Time

    Jane Austen and the Fiction of her Time
    Mary Waldron

    Presents Jane Austen as a radical innovator in confrontation with contemporary popular novelists.

  • 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.

  • Women Celebrity and Literary Culture between the Wars

    Women, Celebrity, and Literary Culture between the Wars
    Faye Hammill

    Women, Celebrity, and Literary Culture between the Wars profiles seven American, Canadian, and British women writers—Dorothy Parker, Anita Loos, Mae West, L. M. Montgomery, Margaret Kennedy, Stella Gibbons, and E. M. Delafield—who …

  • The Unrequited

    The Unrequited
    Carrie St. George Comer, Stephen Dunn

    Winner of the 2002 Kathryn A. Morton Prize in Poetry, selected by Stephen Dunn.

  • Modes of Discipline

    Modes of Discipline
    Lisa Wood

    Brings together British women writers who opposed what they figured as the poison of revolutionary thought, and who used the novel form in their search for a vehicle to carry a counterrevolutionary antidote.

  • Displaying Women

    Displaying Women
    Maureen E. Montgomery

    Using numerous sources, such as contemporary etiquette manuals, society papers and columns, novels, magazines, private correspondence, and diaries, "Displaying Women" vividly depicts the custom and culture of New York "society" women from …

  • Annie Ernaux

    Annie Ernaux
    Siobhán McIlvanney

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

  • Toni Morrison s Developing Class Consciousness

    Toni Morrison’s Developing Class Consciousness
    Doreatha D. Mbalia

    Toni Morrison scholars as well as those interested in the creative process will be excited about a new feature that appears in this second edition of this book: a sampling of Toni Morrison's creative process.

  • Restless Wave

    Restless Wave
    Ayako Ishigaki

    With the publication of Restless Wave in 1940, pioneering feminist, journalist, and activist Ayako Ishigaki made history.

  • 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.

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