Category «Women Writers»

Download Women and Race in Contemporary U.S. Writing: From Faulkner by K. Lynch Reames PDF

By K. Lynch Reames

A lot feminist writing of contemporary a long time has addressed the problems of touching on throughout racial transformations. In ladies and Race in modern U.S. Writing, Reames examines novels and autobiographies to find how modern writers have imagined probabilities for relationships among African American and white ladies that triumph over the stereotypical styles of racism. Works by way of William Faulkner, Lillian Hellman, Audre Lorde, Kaye Gibbons, Elizabeth Cox, Sherley Anne Williams, and Toni Morrison offer examples of occasionally loving and infrequently conflicted relationships among baby and nurse, company and family employee, political allies, and pals. Reames argues that those literary works exhibit that significant interracial relationships are attainable in basic terms while white ladies realize their racial privilege. 

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Download Women Writers and Nineteenth-Century Medievalism by Clare Broome Saunders PDF

By Clare Broome Saunders

In a considerate and distinctive learn, ladies Writers and Nineteenth-Century Medievalism considers the ways that girls poets, biographers, and historians used medieval motifs and settings to let them to touch upon arguable modern matters. Broome Saunders’ illuminating dialogue specializes in girls operating in the course of the socio-political and spiritual upheaval of the 19th century and mines the poetry of Felicia Hemans, Letitia Landon, and Elizabeth Barrett Browning; portrayals of Joan of Arc and Guinevere in paintings and literature; and non-fiction resources similar to women’s letters and diaries in the course of the Napoleonic and Crimean Wars.

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Download Feminist Metafiction and the Evolution of the British Novel by Joan Douglas Peters PDF

By Joan Douglas Peters

Peters' groundbreaking learn specializes in ladies as narrators in six British novels to teach that the strategic use of women's narratives was once intrinsic to the formation of the Western novel as a literary shape and in reality has come to outline what we now comprehend as "novelistic" even in non-canonical works. The e-book makes an unique contribution to the scholarship of the background of British fiction via breaking clear of the commonly held serious place that women's narratives have been open air and opposed to the background of the style. In her research of dual-voiced works from the eighteenth during the early 20th centuries, Peters indicates that women's metafictional discourse in the novel didn't come to be a late-twentieth-century response to the canon yet has been current from the novel's beginnings. She additionally introduces a brand new point of educational discourse to feminist narratology as an method of literary works by means of focusing realization at the dynamics of constitution on the point of textual content, cut loose the fiction. Peters' number of novels by way of either female and male authors is a distinguishing function of the booklet; the result's a wealthy and unique description of ways gender and style engage within the discourse of those six normal texts: Moll Flanders, Clarissa, Jane Eyre, Bleak residence, Mrs. Dalloway, and The Rainbow. by way of positing a brand new and previous chronology for the discourse termed "postmodern," Peters has revised the heritage of the British novel.

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Download A History of Feminist Literary Criticism by Professor Gill Plain, Susan Sellers PDF

By Professor Gill Plain, Susan Sellers

Feminism has remodeled the tutorial learn of literature, essentially changing the canon of what's taught and surroundings new agendas for literary research. during this authoritative heritage of feminist literary feedback, best students chart the improvement of the perform from the center a long time to the current. the 1st component of the ebook explores protofeminist notion from the center a long time onwards, and analyses the paintings of pioneers resembling Wollstonecraft and Woolf. the second one part examines the increase of moment wave feminism and maps its interventions around the 20th century. a last part examines the impression of postmodernism on feminist proposal and perform. This e-book deals a complete advisor to the background and improvement of feminist literary feedback and a full of life reassessment of the most matters and authors within the box. it's crucial interpreting for all scholars and students of feminist writing and literary feedback.

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Download Frauen Literatur Geschichte: Schreibende Frauen vom by Hiltrud Gnüg, Renate Möhrmann PDF

By Hiltrud Gnüg, Renate Möhrmann

Schreibende Frauen. Dieser Band zeigt die feministische Literatur vom Mittelalter bis in die Gegenwart. Die Themen reichen von weiblichen Bildungskonzepten und fantastischer Frauenliteratur über lyrische Frauenstimmen, Frauenrechte und erotische Frauenliteratur bis zu movie, functionality, Hörspiel und Internettexten. Neben den Literaturnobelpreisträgerinnen Lagerlöf, Unset, Morrison und Jelinek stellt die Literaturgeschichte alle großen Schriftstellerinnen ins Rampenlicht.

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Download A History of Central European Women's Writing (Studies in by Celia Hawkesworth PDF

By Celia Hawkesworth

A heritage of critical eu Women's Writing deals a different survey of literature from the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Croatia, Slovakia, and Slovenia. It illustrates the advance of women's writing within the sector from the center a long time to the current day, putting person writers of their social and political context and displaying how techniques shaping their lives are mirrored of their works.

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Download The Texas legacy of Katherine Anne Porter by James T. F Tanner PDF

By James T. F Tanner

In this learn of Porter’s paintings, Tanner specializes in Porter’s denial of her Texas history, her obvious urge to distance herself from Texas and all issues Texan. He analyzes Porter’s settings and characters, emphasizing and clarifying the effect of her Texas upbringing on her inventive artwork, exploring the clash among the Texas Porter and the urbane-sophisticate Porter.

Born in Indian Creek, Texas, in 1890, Katherine Anne Porter was once consistently a Texas author, even if she roamed greatly, and appeared to signify, for plenty of readers, a extra Southern and genteel part of Texas tradition than they have been ready to simply accept. Tanner bargains with Porter as a Texas story-teller, who, her wanderings over the earth though, was once a Texas author first and last.

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