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Product Description: In France between 1641 and 1782 the romance developed into the novel. Mr. Showalter's intensive study of the novel, particularly during the critical period 1700-1720, shows that an important movement toward nineteenth century realism was taking place...read more

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9780691646404 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $132.50 | About this edition: In France between 1641 and 1782 the romance developed into the novel.

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9780691619521 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 8, 2015, cover price $53.00 | About this edition: In France between 1641 and 1782 the romance developed into the novel.

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Product Description: “Unfailingly vivid—and fair-minded” —The Atlantic “Riveting” —The New York Times Book Review “A biography with the verve and pace of a delicious novel...a polemic and a pleasure.” —The Boston Globe The first biography to reveal Julia Ward Howe—the author of The Battle Hymn of the Republic—as a feminist pioneer who fought her own battle for creative freedom and independence...read more

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9781451645903 | Simon & Schuster, March 8, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: “Unfailingly vivid—and fair-minded” —The Atlantic “Riveting” —The New York Times Book Review “A biography with the verve and pace of a delicious novel.

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Product Description: A brave book with a polemical argument on the paradoxes, struggles and advantages of aging.How old am I? Don’t ask, don’t tell. As the baby boomers approach their sixth or seventh decade, they are faced with new challenges and questions of politics and identity...read more
By Lynne Segal and Elaine Showalter (introduced by)

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9781781682999 | Verso Books, July 1, 2014, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A brave book with a polemical argument on the paradoxes, struggles and advantages of aging.

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Product Description: A brave book with a polemical argument on the paradoxes, struggles and advantages of aging.How old am I? Don’t ask, don’t tell. As the baby boomers approach their sixth or seventh decade, they are faced with new challenges and questions of politics and identity...read more
By Lynne Segal and Elaine Showalter (introduced by)

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9781781681398 | Verso Books, November 5, 2013, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: A brave book with a polemical argument on the paradoxes, struggles and advantages of aging.

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Product Description: The novel that first made Willa Cather famous—a powerfully mythic tale of the American frontier told through the life of one extraordinary woman—in a handsome hardcover volume.No other work of fiction so vividly evokes the harsh beauty and epic sweep of the Nebraska prairies that Cather knew and loved...read more
By Elaine Showalter (introduced by)

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9780307700919 | Everymans Library, September 6, 2011, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The novel that first made Willa Cather famous—a powerfully mythic tale of the American frontier told through the life of one extraordinary woman—in a handsome hardcover volume.

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Product Description: For centuries women have been marginalized and overlooked in American literary history. That injustice is corrected in this entertaining and provocative collection of 350 years of poetry and fiction by American women. From Puritan poet Anne Bradstreet to Margaret Fuller to Harriet Beecher Stowe, readers will encounter scores of lesser-known and forgotten writers who fully deserve to be rediscovered and enjoyed by new generations...read more
By Elaine Showalter (editor)

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9781400034451 | Vintage Books, January 11, 2011, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: For centuries women have been marginalized and overlooked in American literary history.

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Product Description: An unprecedented literary landmark: the first comprehensive history of American women writers from 1650 to the present. In a narrative of immense scope and fascination, here are more than 250 female writers, including the famous—Harriet Beecher Stowe, Dorothy Parker, Flannery O’Connor, and Toni Morrison, among others—and the little known, from the early American bestselling novelist Catherine Sedgwick to the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Susan Glaspell...read more

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9781400041237 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, February 24, 2009, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: An unprecedented literary landmark: the first comprehensive history of American women writers from 1650 to the present.

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9781400034420 | 1 edition (Vintage Books, January 12, 2010), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: An unprecedented literary landmark: the first comprehensive history of American women writers from 1650 to the present.

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Product Description: "I have been a character in academic fiction at least twice," Elaine Showalter writes, "once a voluptuous, promiscuous, drug-addicted bohemian, once a prudish, dumpy, judgmental frump. I hope I am not too easily identified in either of these guises ...read more

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9780812238501 | Univ of Pennsylvania Pr, January 18, 2005, cover price $26.50 | About this edition: "I have been a character in academic fiction at least twice," Elaine Showalter writes, "once a voluptuous, promiscuous, drug-addicted bohemian, once a prudish, dumpy, judgmental frump.

Paperback:

9780812220858 | Univ of Pennsylvania Pr, August 31, 2009, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: "I have been a character in academic fiction at least twice," Elaine Showalter writes, "once a voluptuous, promiscuous, drug-addicted bohemian, once a prudish, dumpy, judgmental frump.

Miscellaneous:

9780307271457 | Doubleday, February 24, 2009, cover price $16.95

Product Description: This guide to women's writing in English aims to consolidate and epitomize the rereading of women's writing that has gone on in the past twenty-five years. There are entries on writers, on individual texts, and on general terms, genres and movements, all printed in a single alphabetical sequence...read more
By Lorna Sage (editor)

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9780521495257 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 1, 1999, cover price $165.00 | About this edition: This guide to women's writing in English aims to consolidate and epitomize the rereading of women's writing that has gone on in the past twenty-five years.

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9780521668132 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 1, 1999, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: This guide to women's writing in English aims to consolidate and epitomize the rereading of women's writing that has gone on in the past twenty-five years.

Miscellaneous:

9780511074110 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 30, 2005, cover price $0.04 | also contains The Cambridge Guide to Women's Writing in English | About this edition: This guide to women's writing in English aims to consolidate and epitomize the rereading of women's writing that has gone on in the past twenty-five years.

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Recounts the life of orphaned college student and aspiring writer Judy Abbott through her letters to her unknown male benefactor, and chronicles the progress of Judy's former orphanage run by idealistic Sallie McBride.

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9780143039068 | Penguin Classics, November 30, 2004, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Recounts the life of orphaned college student and aspiring writer Judy Abbott through her letters to her unknown male benefactor, and chronicles the progress of Judy's former orphanage run by idealistic Sallie McBride.

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Product Description: Teaching Literature is an inspirational guidebook for all teachers of English and American literature in higher education. Written by leading academic, prolific author and cultural journalist, Elaine Showalter Original and provocative reflections on teaching literature in higher education Encourages teachers to make their classroom practice intellectually exciting Wide-ranging - covers the practical, theoretical, and methodological aspects of teaching literature Highly practical - employs real examples from real classes and careers throughout Draws on 40 years of international teaching experience...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780631226239 | Blackwell Pub, January 1, 2003, cover price $62.95 | About this edition: Teaching Literature is an inspirational guidebook for all teachers of English and American literature in higher education.

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9780631226246 | Blackwell Pub, January 7, 2003, cover price $35.95 | About this edition: Teaching Literature is an inspirational guidebook for all teachers of English and American literature in higher education.

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Product Description: Sure to take its place alongside the literary landmarks of modern feminism, Elaine Showalter's brilliant, provocative work chronicles the roles of feminist intellectuals from the eighteenth century to the present. With sources as diverse as "A Vindication of the Rights of Woman" and "Scream 2, Inventing Herself" is an expansive and timely exploration of women who possess a boundless determination to alter the world by boldly experiencing love, achievement, and fame on a grand scale...read more

Miscellaneous:

9780743212922 | Scribner, March 20, 2001, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Sure to take its place alongside the literary landmarks of modern feminism, Elaine Showalter's brilliant, provocative work chronicles the roles of feminist intellectuals from the eighteenth century to the present.

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A thought-provoking analysis of the roles of feminist intellectuals from the eighteenth century to the present day examines the contributions of such key figures as Mary Wollstonecraft, Margaret Fuller, Germaine Greer, Susan Sontag, Margaret Mead, and others as she explores common themes and patterns of women's lives. 25,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

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9780684822631 | Scribner, March 1, 2001, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: An analysis of the roles of feminist intellectuals from the eighteenth century to the present examines the contributions of such key figures as Mary Wollstonecraft, Margaret Fuller, Germaine Greer, Susan Sontag, and Margaret Mead.

Product Description: With sources as diverse as A Vindication of the Rights of Woman and Scream 2, Inventing Herself is an expansive and timely exploration of three centuries of feminist intellectuals, each of whom possesses a boundless determination to alter the world by boldly experiencing love, achievement, and fame on a grand scale...read more

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9780460877701, titled "Scribbling Women: Short Stories by 19th Century American Women" | Everymans Library, March 1, 2000, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: With sources as diverse as A Vindication of the Rights of Woman and Scream 2, Inventing Herself is an expansive and timely exploration of three centuries of feminist intellectuals, each of whom possesses a boundless determination to alter the world by boldly experiencing love, achievement, and fame on a grand scale.
9780813523934, titled "Scribbling Women: Short Stories by 19th Century American Women" | Rutgers Univ Pr, March 1, 1997, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: With sources as diverse as A Vindication of the Rights of Woman and Scream 2, Inventing Herself is an expansive and timely exploration of three centuries of feminist intellectuals, each of whom possesses a boundless determination to alter the world by boldly experiencing love, achievement, and fame on a grand scale.

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Offers essays on forty-one women authors
By Lea Baechler, A. Walton Litz (editor) and Elaine Showalter (editor)

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9780684190570 | Charles Scribners Sons/Reference, June 1, 1991, cover price $157.00 | About this edition: Essays on forty-one women authors

Paperback:

9780020820253 | Reprint edition (Touchstone Books, September 1, 1997), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Offers essays on forty-one women authors

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Product Description: With sources as diverse as A Vindication of the Rights of Woman and Scream 2, Inventing Herself is an expansive and timely exploration of three centuries of feminist intellectuals, each of whom possesses a boundless determination to alter the world by boldly experiencing love, achievement, and fame on a grand scale...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Christopher Bigsby (editor) and Elaine Showalter (editor)

Hardcover:

9780813523927 | Rutgers Univ Pr, March 1, 1997, cover price $59.00 | About this edition: With sources as diverse as A Vindication of the Rights of Woman and Scream 2, Inventing Herself is an expansive and timely exploration of three centuries of feminist intellectuals, each of whom possesses a boundless determination to alter the world by boldly experiencing love, achievement, and fame on a grand scale.

Paperback:

9780788197475 | Diane Pub Co, February 1, 1997, cover price $24.00

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Product Description:  Joyce Carol Oates’s prize-winning story “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” takes up troubling subjects that continue to occupy her in her fiction: the romantic longings and limited options of adolescent women; the tensions between mothers and daughters; the sexual victimization of women; and the American obsession with violence...read more

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9780813521343 | Rutgers Univ Pr, January 1, 1995, cover price $59.00 | About this edition:  Joyce Carol Oates’s prize-winning story “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?

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9780813521350 | Rutgers Univ Pr, December 1, 1994, cover price $23.95 | About this edition:  Joyce Carol Oates’s prize-winning story “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?

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Product Description: When Elaine Showalter's study of English women writers, A Literature of Their Own, appeared in 1977, Patricia M. Spacks hailed it in The New York Times Book Review as "provocative....thoughtfully argued," and certain to "generate fresh social and literary understanding...read more

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9780198123835 | Clarendon Pr, November 28, 1991, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Explores the work of American women writers, including Louisa May Alcott, Edith Wharton, Kate Chopin, and the Harlem renaissance writers

Paperback:

9780192824172 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, January 1, 1995), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: When Elaine Showalter's study of English women writers, A Literature of Their Own, appeared in 1977, Patricia M.

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Product Description: Showalter's thoughtful, detailed introductory essay is a comprehensive analysis between Rosetti's novella and Craik's essays...the biographical portrait of Christina Rossetti's conflicts makes her a vivid example of the psychological and social barriers to the development of the female poets...read more

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9780814774519 | New York Univ Pr, November 1, 1994, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Showalter's thoughtful, detailed introductory essay is a comprehensive analysis between Rosetti's novella and Craik's essays.

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Product Description:  At the turn of the century, short stories by--and often about--"New Women" flooded the pages English and American magazines such as the Atlantic Monthly, Harpers, and the Yellow Book. This daring new fiction, often innovative in form and courageous in its candid representations of female sexuality, marital discontent, and feminist protest, shocked Victorian critics, who denounced the authors as "literary degenerates" or "erotomaniacs...read more
By Elaine Showalter (editor)

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9780813520186 | Rutgers Univ Pr, September 1, 1993, cover price $27.95 | About this edition:  At the turn of the century, short stories by--and often about--"New Women" flooded the pages English and American magazines such as the Atlantic Monthly, Harpers, and the Yellow Book.

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Product Description: Showalter's thoughtful, detailed introductory essay is a comprehensive analysis between Rosetti's novella and Craik's essays...the biographical portrait of Christina Rossetti's conflicts makes her a vivid example of the psychological and social barriers to the development of the female poets...read more

Hardcover:

9780814774427 | New York Univ Pr, April 1, 1993, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Showalter's thoughtful, detailed introductory essay is a comprehensive analysis between Rosetti's novella and Craik's essays.

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Looks at parallels between the ends of the 19th and 20th centuries and their representations in literature, art and film. This book ranges over the trial of Oscar Wilde, the furore over prostitution and syphilis, the breakdown of the family, abortion rights and AIDS.

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9781853812774 | New edition (Gardners Books, March 16, 1992), cover price $23.35 | About this edition: Looks at parallels between the ends of the 19th and 20th centuries and their representations in literature, art and film.
9780140115871 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, August 1, 1991), cover price $11.95

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