Books in category Literary Criticism – Feminist

  • Feminist Interpretations of Richard Rorty

    Feminist Interpretations of Richard Rorty
    Marianne Janack

    "A discussion of issues raised by Richard Rorty's engagement with feminist philosophy. Includes essays about the relevance for feminism of pragmatism, philosophy, rhetoric, realism, and liberalism"–Provided by publisher.

  • Bequest Betrayal

    Bequest & Betrayal
    Nancy K. Miller

    In Bequest and Betrayal, she develops an original feminist perspective by counterpointing lyrical introspection about her own grief with critical insights into memoirs by Simone de Beauvoir, Philip Roth, Art Spiegelman, Susan Cheever, …

  • 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.

  • The Marked Body

    The Marked Body
    Kate Lawson, Lynn Shakinovsky

    Discusses portrayals of domestic violence in six major works of mid-nineteenth-century literature.

  • Exquisite Rebel

    Exquisite Rebel
    Voltairine de Cleyre, Sharon Presley, Crispin Sartwell

    Brings the writings of de Cleyre out of undeserved obscurity.

  • 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.

  • Victorian Women s Fiction

    Victorian Women’s Fiction
    Shirley Foster

    Focusing on the ways in which female novelists have, in their creative work, challenged or scrutinised contemporary assumptions about their own sex, this book's critical interest in women’s fiction shows how mid-nineteenth-century women …

  • Bound by the City

    Bound by the City
    Denise Eileen McCoskey, Emily Zakin

    Explores the connections between sexual difference and political structure in ancient Greek tragedy.

  • The Poetry of American Women from 1632 to 1945

    The Poetry of American Women from 1632 to 1945
    Emily Stipes Watts

    This volume not only brings to light several important women poets but also represents the discovery of a tradition of women writers. This is a unique and invaluable contribution to the history of American literature.

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