Books in category Literary Criticism – Feminist

  • Plain and Ugly Janes

    Plain and Ugly Janes
    Charlotte M. Wright

    Wright uses these stories to discuss the nature and definitions of ugliness and the effects of female ugliness on both male and female literary characters in the works of a range of American authors, including Sherwood Anderson, Russell …

  • Between Image and Identity

    Between Image and Identity
    Karina Eileraas

    This book addresses the 'autobiographical' literature, visual, and performance art of postcolonial women from Maghreb and Southeast Asia including Leila Sebbar, Assia Djebar, and Theresa Hak Kyung Cha.

  • Scattered Hegemonies

    Scattered Hegemonies
    Inderpal Grewal, Caren Kaplan

    Extrait de la couverture : " 'Those of us who take intellectual production as a site for politics badly need the kind of profound and sophisticated thinking that went into this collection.

  • Rereading Modernism

    Rereading Modernism
    Lisa Rado

    As the authors in this volume suggest, instead of condemning writers for not practicing or portraying an acceptable politics of gender, we ought instead to show how their assumptions about the nature of the sexes inform their texts, both in …

  • Andromeda s Chains

    Andromeda’s Chains
    Adrienne Auslander Munich

    This study explores the passion with which Victorian male writers and artists gave meaning to the myth of Perseus and Andromeda and its medieval analogue, the legend of St George and the dragon.

  • 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.

  • Politically Writing Women in Hispanic Literature

    Politically Writing Women in Hispanic Literature
    Martha Rubi

    The books bring out women's philosophic and historic concepts of becoming a woman politically in the public sphere of society.

  • 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.

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