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Product Description: Since its inception, black feminist literary criticism has produced a number of sophisticated theoretical works that have challenged traditional approaches to (black) literature. This collection of essays explores past and current productions of black feminist theorizing, attempting to trace the trajectories in black feminist criticism that have emerged in American scholarship since the 1990s...read more
By Karla Kovalova (editor) and Cheryl A. Wall (introduced by)

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9783631667583 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, March 22, 2016, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: Since its inception, black feminist literary criticism has produced a number of sophisticated theoretical works that have challenged traditional approaches to (black) literature.

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Product Description: Women authors have explored fantasy fiction in ways that connect with feminist narrative theories, as examined here by Katherine J. Weese in seven modern novels. These include Margaret Atwood's Lady Oracle, Iris Murdoch's The Sea, the Sea, Marilynne Robinson's Housekeeping, Carol Shields's The Stone Diaries, Barbara Kingsolver's The Poisonwood Bible, and Toni Morrison's Beloved and Paradise...read more

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9780786436156 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, April 18, 2008, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Women authors have explored fantasy fiction in ways that connect with feminist narrative theories, as examined here by Katherine J.

Product Description: By placing Africana womanism, an evolutionary Africana paradigm, within a literary context, this book expands the layered meanings of this family-centered, race-based theory and applies them to the works and ideas of renowned international literary figures such as Toni Morrison, Paula Marshall, and Buchi Emecheta...read more

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9781592210558 | Africa World Pr, March 1, 2010, cover price $84.95 | About this edition: By placing Africana womanism, an evolutionary Africana paradigm, within a literary context, this book expands the layered meanings of this family-centered, race-based theory and applies them to the works and ideas of renowned international literary figures such as Toni Morrison, Paula Marshall, and Buchi Emecheta.

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9781592210565 | Africa World Pr, June 1, 2004, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: By placing Africana womanism, an evolutionary Africana paradigm, within a literary context, this book expands the layered meanings of this family-centered, race-based theory and applies them to the works and ideas of renowned international literary figures such as Toni Morrison, Paula Marshall, and Buchi Emecheta.

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Product Description: A passionate and celebrated pioneer in her own words New Black Feminist Criticism, 1985-2000 collects a selection of essays and reviews from Barbara Christian, one of the founding voices in black feminist literary criticism. Published between the release of her second landmark book Black Feminist Criticism and her death, these writings include eloquent reviews, evaluations of black feminist criticism as a discipline, reflections on black feminism in the academy, and essays on Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, Paule Marshall, and others...read more

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9780252031809 | Univ of Illinois Pr, November 19, 2007, cover price $37.00 | About this edition: A passionate and celebrated pioneer in her own words New Black Feminist Criticism, 1985-2000 collects a selection of essays and reviews from Barbara Christian, one of the founding voices in black feminist literary criticism.

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Product Description: In a time when it seems that the gap of understanding between the West and the Middle East continues to widen, Scheherazade's Legacy builds a bridge between the two cultures. Collected here are the voices of those who define the genre of Arab Anglophone writing―that literature that describes the cultural experiences of those with Arab identities living, and often writing, in the West...read more
By Barbara Nimri Aziz (foreword by) and Susan Muaddi Darraj (editor)

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9780275981761 | Praeger Pub Text, August 30, 2004, cover price $64.00 | About this edition: In a time when it seems that the gap of understanding between the West and the Middle East continues to widen, Scheherazade's Legacy builds a bridge between the two cultures.

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Product Description: Kevin Everod Quashie explores the metaphor of the "girlfriend" as a new way of understanding three central concepts of cultural studies: self, memory, and language. He considers how the works of writers such as Toni Morrison, Ama Ata Aidoo, Dionne Brand, photographer Lorna Simpson, and many others, inform debates over the concept of identity...read more

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9780813533667 | Rutgers Univ Pr, January 1, 2004, cover price $62.00 | About this edition:  In Black Women, Identity, and Cultural Theory, Kevin Everod Quashie explores the metaphor of the “girlfriend” as a new way of understanding three central concepts of cultural studies: self, memory, and language.

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9780813533674 | Rutgers Univ Pr, January 1, 2004, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Kevin Everod Quashie explores the metaphor of the "girlfriend" as a new way of understanding three central concepts of cultural studies: self, memory, and language.

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9780415938730 | Routledge, September 1, 2002, cover price $140.00

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9780415938747, titled "Boss Ladies, Watch Out!: Essays on Women, Sex and Writing" | Routledge, September 1, 2002, cover price $40.95

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Product Description: Collaborative writing is not a new phenomenon, nor is it specific to a particular genre of writing. In Rethinking Women's Collaborative Writing, Lorraine York presents an eminently readable study of the history of collaborative writing and common critical reactions to it...read more

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9780802036230 | Univ of Toronto Pr, May 1, 2002, cover price $66.00 | About this edition: Collaborative writing is not a new phenomenon, nor is it specific to a particular genre of writing.

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9780802084651 | Univ of Toronto Pr, May 1, 2002, cover price $34.95

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Product Description: WOMEN WRITERS TODAY ARE CONCERNED WITH ISSUES OF GENDER AND SPACE AND HOW TIGHT PERSONAL AND CULTURAL SPACES CAN OPEN UP THROUGH THE WORK OF THE IMAGINATION. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780252027321 | Univ of Illinois Pr, April 1, 2002, cover price $39.00 | About this edition: WOMEN WRITERS TODAY ARE CONCERNED WITH ISSUES OF GENDER AND SPACE AND HOW TIGHT PERSONAL AND CULTURAL SPACES CAN OPEN UP THROUGH THE WORK OF THE IMAGINATION.

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Product Description: An insightful collection celebrating the voice of the woman writer! Features interviews with such acclaimed authors as Gloria Bird, Esmeralda Santiago, and Regina Barrecca. A compelling examination of the creative process and women's culture in America. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780871161932 | Watson-Guptill Pubns, April 1, 2002, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: An insightful collection celebrating the voice of the woman writer!

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An argument for identity-based work in ethnic studies looks at such Chicana feminists as Cherrie Moraga, Gloria Anzaldua, and Hena Maria Viramontes. (view table of contents)

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9780520230132 | Univ of California Pr, February 1, 2002, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: An argument for identity-based work in ethnic studies looks at such Chicana feminists as Cherrie Moraga, Gloria Anzaldua, and Hena Maria Viramontes.

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9780520230149 | Univ of California Pr, February 1, 2002, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: An argument for identity-based work in ethnic studies looks at such Chicana feminists as Cherrie Moraga, Gloria Anzaldua, and Hena Maria Viramontes.

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Product Description: During the past two decades, literary issues such as multiculturalism, gender, borders and border crossing, and the development of personal, cultural, and alternative identities have become increasingly important. The same years have seen the flourishing of writers from a number of ethnic minorities, including the Mexican-American women who are the subjects of these probing and insightful interviews by Karin Rosa Ikas...read more
By Karin Ikas (editor)

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9780874174922 | Univ of Nevada Pr, December 1, 2001, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: During the past two decades, literary issues such as multiculturalism, gender, borders and border crossing, and the development of personal, cultural, and alternative identities have become increasingly important.

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9780874174939 | Univ of Nevada Pr, December 1, 2001, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Karin Rosa Ikas offers probing and insightful interviews with ten Chicana writers of diverse backgrounds: Denise Chávez, Gloria Anzaldúa, Lucha Corpi, Cherríe Moraga, Lorna Dee Cervantes, Mary Helen Ponce, Jamie Lujan, Demetria Martinez, Estela Portillo-Trambley, and Pat Mora.

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Product Description: This book offers an exploration of women’s writing that focuses on the close links between literary texts and the theories that construct those texts as ‘women’s writing’. Each chapter deals with one of the issues or concepts that have engaged both authors and theorists – rhetoric, work, consciousness, nature, class and race...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780745316024 | Pluto Pr, September 1, 2000, cover price $104.00 | About this edition: This book offers an exploration of women’s writing that focuses on the close links between literary texts and the theories that construct those texts as ‘women’s writing’.

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9780745316017 | Pluto Pr, September 1, 2000, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: This book offers an exploration of women's writing that focuses on the close links between literary texts and the theories that construct those texts as 'women's writing'.

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Product Description: Using narrative descriptions of the author's own lived-experience of her ethnic heritage, Martinez offers a systematic interrogation of the social and cultural norms by which certain aspects of her Mexican-American cultural heritage are both retained and lost over generations of assimilation...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780742507005 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, September 1, 2000, cover price $98.00 | About this edition: Using narrative descriptions of the author's own lived-experience of her ethnic heritage, Martinez offers a systematic interrogation of the social and cultural norms by which certain aspects of her Mexican-American cultural heritage are both retained and lost over generations of assimilation.

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9780742507012 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, September 1, 2000, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Using narrative descriptions of the author's own lived-experience of her ethnic heritage, Martinez offers a systematic interrogation of the social and cultural norms by which certain aspects of her Mexican-American cultural heritage are both retained and lost over generations of assimilation.

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Product Description: Published to high praise―"groundbreaking . . . a landmark" (Poets and Writers)―this was the first anthology to celebrate the diversity of women who write. Seventeen novelists, poets, and writers of nonfiction explore how they have become writers, why they write, and what it means to be a woman and a writer...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Janet Sternburg (editor)

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9780393320558 | Revised edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, June 1, 2000), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Published to high praise―"groundbreaking .
9780393000719 | Reissue edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, May 1, 1992), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: A number of celebrated women writers--including Mary Gordon, Joan Didion, Erica Jong, Muriel Rukeyser, and Anne Tyler--examine their lives and their work, provide personal interpretations of what it means to be a woman writer today

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Organized into two parts, "Literary Theory" and "Social and Political Theory," this Reader explores issues of community, identity, justice, and the marginalization of African American and Caribbean women in literature, society, and political movements. (view table of contents)
By Joy James (editor) and T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting (editor)

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9780631210061 | Blackwell Pub, May 1, 2000, cover price $66.95 | About this edition: Organized into two parts, "Literary Theory" and "Social and Political Theory," this Reader explores issues of community, identity, justice, and the marginalization of African American and Caribbean women in literature, society, and political movements.

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9780631210078 | Blackwell Pub, June 15, 2000, cover price $55.95

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Product Description: Embracing Chicana, Cuban, Dominican, and Puerto Rican writers and writers descended from a combined U.S. and Latin American heritage, Latina literature is one of the fastest growing and most exciting fields in fiction. This literature is characterized by revisionist views of recent history, a concern with exile and borders, a blending of genres, and a complex understanding of the term feminist...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780826319722 | Univ of New Mexico Pr, April 1, 2000, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Embracing Chicana, Cuban, Dominican, and Puerto Rican writers and writers descended from a combined U.

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Product Description: Embracing Chicana, Cuban, Dominican, and Puerto Rican writers and writers descended from a combined U.S. and Latin American heritage, Latina literature is one of the fastest growing and most exciting fields in fiction. This literature is characterized by revisionist views of recent history, a concern with exile and borders, a blending of genres, and a complex understanding of the term feminist...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780826319715 | Univ of New Mexico Pr, April 1, 2000, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Embracing Chicana, Cuban, Dominican, and Puerto Rican writers and writers descended from a combined U.

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Product Description: Winner of the 1997 Appalachian Studies Award Appalachian Writers Association 1999 Book of the Year Winner of the Susan Koppleman Award of the Popular Culture Association for Best Edited Collection in Women's Studies Joyce Dyer is director of writing and associate professor of English at Hiram College, Ohio...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Joyce Dyer (editor)

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9780813120591 | Univ Pr of Kentucky, April 1, 1998, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Presents descriptions of life in Appalachia by thirty-five women writers

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9780813109831 | Univ Pr of Kentucky, March 2, 2000, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Winner of the 1997 Appalachian Studies Award Appalachian Writers Association 1999 Book of the Year Winner of the Susan Koppleman Award of the Popular Culture Association for Best Edited Collection in Women's Studies Joyce Dyer is director of writing and associate professor of English at Hiram College, Ohio.

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Product Description: Ecofeminist Literary Criticism is the first collection of its kind: a diverse anthology that explores both how ecofeminism can enrich literary criticism and how literary criticism can contribute to ecofeminist theory and activism...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Greta Claire Gaard (editor) and Patrick D. Murphy (editor)

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9780252023736 | Univ of Illinois Pr, September 1, 1998, cover price $47.00 | About this edition: Ecofeminist Literary Criticism is the first collection of its kind: a diverse anthology that explores both how ecofeminism can enrich literary criticism and how literary criticism can contribute to ecofeminist theory and activism.

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9780252067082 | Univ of Illinois Pr, August 1, 1998, cover price $31.00 | About this edition: Ecofeminism is a practical movement for social change that discerns interconnections among various forms of oppression: the exploitation of nature, the oppression of women, and racism.

Where are the women writers of color? Where are their theoretical voices? This title examines the ways that women writers of color have contributed to the discourse of literary and cultural theory. It focuses on the impact of key issues, such as social construction and identity politics, and on the works of women writers of color. (view table of contents)

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9780252023613 | Univ of Illinois Pr, January 1, 1998, cover price $49.95

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9780252066665 | Univ of Illinois Pr, January 1, 1998, cover price $44.00 | About this edition: Where are the women writers of color?

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Product Description: In her book, the explosive voice of Katie Geneva Cannon as womanist and theological liberation ethicist boldly proclaims the vital presence and contributions of African-American women." <br/>--The Presbyterian Outlook <br/><br/>"Cannon moves easily from the passion of folklore and legend to the conceptually rich...read more

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9780826408341 | Continuum Intl Pub Group, January 1, 1996, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: In 13 essays and an appendix, Cannon charts the process of her canon formation, based on an inclusive ethic.

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9780826410344 | Continuum Intl Pub Group, November 1, 1997, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In her book, the explosive voice of Katie Geneva Cannon as womanist and theological liberation ethicist boldly proclaims the vital presence and contributions of African-American women.

Exploring intersections and alliances across the often competing categories of race, class, gender, and sexuality, Writing Women's Communities contributes to current public debates about multiculturalism, feminism, identity politics, the academy as a site of political activism, and the relationship between literature and politics. Franklin points out that the anthology form breaks down distinctions between the "literary" and the "extra-literary" by including many genres. Noting the increasing movement of women of color into the academy in the 1980s and 1990s, she shows that the anthology provides a forum that enables the editors - often women working within universities - to reach and remain part of multiple communities. (view table of contents)

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9780299156008 | Univ of Wisconsin Pr, October 15, 1997, cover price $34.95

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9780299156046 | Univ of Wisconsin Pr, October 15, 1997, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Exploring intersections and alliances across the often competing categories of race, class, gender, and sexuality, Writing Women's Communities contributes to current public debates about multiculturalism, feminism, identity politics, the academy as a site of political activism, and the relationship between literature and politics.

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Cultural writing. Essays. Latina Studies. This book is a compilation of essays written by talented contemporary Latina writers in the United States. These essays illuminate the ways life and craft are entwined and stand as a courageous testament to the odds Latina writers must overcome to clear the space and achieve a voice in our society. Honest and open, the selected writers discuss the historical, linguistic, political, economic, and cultural realities that have shaped them as women writers of color in the United States. Corpi's anthology is a major contribution to the growing body of work by insightful and politically conscious Latina writers, broadening the scope beyond nationalist literary borders.
By Lucha Corpi (editor)

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9781943219148 | Third Women Pr, June 1, 1997, cover price $7.50 | About this edition: Cultural writing.

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9780943219141 | Third Women Pr, September 1, 1997, cover price $16.95

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Product Description: This is a collection of essays looking at writings by women which may be said to contribute to the literary canon. It includes women's contributions to the rise of the novel, and an examination of the feminist mystery novel, feminist science fiction, and travel writings by women...read more
By Susanne Fendler (editor)

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9780773486676 | Edwin Mellen Pr, August 1, 1997, cover price $129.95 | About this edition: This is a collection of essays looking at writings by women which may be said to contribute to the literary canon.

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