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Product Description: Anaïs Nin, the diarist, novelist, and provocateur, occupied a singular space in twentieth-century culture, not only as a literary figure and voice of female sexual liberation but as a celebrity and symbol of shifting social mores in postwar America...read more

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9780804011754 | Swallow Pr, January 15, 2017, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: Anaïs Nin, the diarist, novelist, and provocateur, occupied a singular space in twentieth-century culture, not only as a literary figure and voice of female sexual liberation but as a celebrity and symbol of shifting social mores in postwar America.

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9780804011761 | Reprint edition (Swallow Pr, January 15, 2017), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Anaïs Nin, the diarist, novelist, and provocateur, occupied a singular space in twentieth-century culture, not only as a literary figure and voice of female sexual liberation but as a celebrity and symbol of shifting social mores in postwar America.

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Product Description: Narrating Postcolonial Arab Nations significantly enhances the interface between postcolonial literary studies and the hitherto under-studied Arab world. Lindsey Moore brings together canonical and less familiar Arab novels and memoirs from the last half century to consider colonial continuities and consequences...read more

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9781138830882 | Routledge, December 1, 2016, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Narrating Postcolonial Arab Nations significantly enhances the interface between postcolonial literary studies and the hitherto under-studied Arab world.

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Product Description: “Readers of Sexton’s poetry have been waiting more than twenty years for a collection of essays like this.”—Dawn M. Skorczewski, author of An Accident of Hope: The Therapy Tapes of Anne Sexton   “An important collection of new critical views...read more
By Amanda Golden (editor)

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9780813062204 | Univ Pr of Florida, November 15, 2016, cover price $74.95 | About this edition: “Readers of Sexton’s poetry have been waiting more than twenty years for a collection of essays like this.

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Product Description: Sarah Waters: Gender and Sexual Politics uniquely brings together feminist and queer theoretical perspectives on gender and sexuality through close analysis of works by Sarah Waters. This timely study examines topics ranging from heterosexuality, homosexuality, masculinities, femininities, sex, pornography, and the cultural effects of othering and domination across her work...read more

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9781474271516 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 12, 2017, cover price $104.00 | About this edition: Sarah Waters: Gender and Sexual Politics uniquely brings together feminist and queer theoretical perspectives on gender and sexuality through close analysis of works by Sarah Waters.

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Product Description: Was Rochester a murderer? Did the Reverend Brontë carry a loaded pistol? What,precisely, does ‘Wuthering’ mean? Did the Brontës all have tiny feet?To celebrate the bicentenary of Charlotte Brontë’s birth, eminent Victorian scholar John Sutherland takes us on an A to Z ramble through the world of Charlotte, Emily and Anne Brontë (and not forgetting their dissolute brother Branwell)...read more

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9781785781438 | Icon Books, November 15, 2016, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Was Rochester a murderer?

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Product Description: “Lounsberry is the only scholar to treat Woolf ’s diaries for themselves—as works of art, as expressions of her private self, and as testing grounds for her experiments in novel writing.”—Panthea Reid, author of Art and Affection: A Life of Virginia Woolf   “Offers a fascinating alternative form of biography...read more

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9780813062952 | Univ Pr of Florida, November 9, 2016, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: “Lounsberry is the only scholar to treat Woolf ’s diaries for themselves—as works of art, as expressions of her private self, and as testing grounds for her experiments in novel writing.

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Product Description: This book revives and revitalises the literary Gothic in the hands of contemporary women writers. It makes a scholarly, lively and convincing case that the Gothic makes horror respectable, and establishes contemporary women’s Gothic fictions in and against traditional Gothic...read more

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9781137303486 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 4, 2016, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: This book revives and revitalises the literary Gothic in the hands of contemporary women writers.

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Product Description: An award-winning poet, M. Travis Lane has also been one of Canada's most productive literary critics over the past fifty years, having contributed several hundred reviews to Canadian publications. Heart on Fist includes a generous selection of her most essential pieces...read more

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9781926794341 | Palimpsest Pr, October 15, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: An award-winning poet, M.

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Product Description: In line with the recent surge of critical interest in early psychology, the contributors of this volume read Mansfield's work alongside figures like William James and Henri Bergson, opening up new perspectives on affect in her work.
By W. Todd Martin (editor)

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9781474417532 | Edinburgh Univ Pr, October 1, 2016, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: In line with the recent surge of critical interest in early psychology, the contributors of this volume read Mansfield's work alongside figures like William James and Henri Bergson, opening up new perspectives on affect in her work.

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Product Description: In Kathy Acker: Writing the Impossible, Georgina Colby explores Acker's compositional processes and intricate experimental practices, from early poetic exercises written in the 1970s to her final writings in 1997.

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9780748683505 | Edinburgh Univ Pr, October 1, 2016, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: In Kathy Acker: Writing the Impossible, Georgina Colby explores Acker's compositional processes and intricate experimental practices, from early poetic exercises written in the 1970s to her final writings in 1997.

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Product Description: Everybody knows Charlotte Brontë. World-famous for her novel Jane Eyre, she’s a giant of literature and has been written about in reverential tones in scores of textbooks over the years. But what do we really know about Charlotte? In this bicentennial year, Charlotte Brontë Revisited looks at Charlotte through 21st-century eyes...read more

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9781910192382, titled "Charlotte Brontë Revisited: A View from the Twenty-first Century" | Saraband Inc, October 1, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Everybody knows Charlotte Brontë.

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Product Description: For Vivian R. Pollak, Emily Dickinson's work is an extended meditation on the risks of social, psychological, and aesthetic difference that would be taken up by the generations of women poets who followed her. She situates Dickinson's originality in relation to her nineteenth-century audiences, including poet, novelist, and Indian rights activist Helen Hunt Jackson and her controversial first editor, Mabel Loomis Todd, and traces the emergence of competing versions of a brilliant but troubled Dickinson in the twentieth century, especially in the writings of Marianne Moore, Sylvia Plath, and Elizabeth Bishop...read more

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9780812248449 | Univ of Pennsylvania Pr, September 28, 2016, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: For Vivian R.

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Product Description: The awarding of the Nobel Prize in Literature to the Canadian writer Alice Munro in 2013 confirmed her position as a master of the short story form. This book explores Munro's work from a full range of critical perspectives, focussing on three of her most popular and important published collections: Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage (2001), Runaway (2004), and her final collection Dear Life (2012)...read more

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9781474230995 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, September 22, 2016, cover price $94.00 | About this edition: The awarding of the Nobel Prize in Literature to the Canadian writer Alice Munro in 2013 confirmed her position as a master of the short story form.

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9781474230988 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, September 22, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The awarding of the Nobel Prize in Literature to the Canadian writer Alice Munro in 2013 confirmed her position as a master of the short story form.

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Product Description: With its new innovations in the visual arts, cinema and photography as well as the sciences of memory and perception, the early twentieth century saw a crisis in the relationship between what was seen and what was known. Literary Impressionism charts that modernist crisis of vision and the way that literary impressionists such as Dorothy Richardson, Ford Madox Ford, H...read more
By Matthew Feldman (editor)

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9781474269056 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, September 22, 2016, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: With its new innovations in the visual arts, cinema and photography as well as the sciences of memory and perception, the early twentieth century saw a crisis in the relationship between what was seen and what was known.

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Product Description: Christopher J. Knight’s Penelope Fitzgerald and the Consolation of Fiction is a study of the British author Penelope Fitzgerald (1916 – 2000), attending to her nine novels, especially as viewed through the lens both of "late style" (she published her first novel, The Golden Child, at age sixty) and, in her words, of "consolation, that is, for doubts and fears as well as for naked human loss...read more

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9781472487018 | Routledge, September 21, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: Christopher J.

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Product Description: Focusing on the ways in which women writers from across the political spectrum engage with and adapt Wollstonecraft's political philosophy in order to advocate feminist reform, Andrew McInnes explores the aftermath of Wollstonecraft's death, the controversial publication of William Godwin's memoir of his wife, and Wollstonecraft's reception in the early nineteenth century...read more

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9781138696334 | Routledge, September 20, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: Focusing on the ways in which women writers from across the political spectrum engage with and adapt Wollstonecraft's political philosophy in order to advocate feminist reform, Andrew McInnes explores the aftermath of Wollstonecraft's death, the controversial publication of William Godwin's memoir of his wife, and Wollstonecraft's reception in the early nineteenth century.

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Product Description: Off to the Pictures offers a rich new exploration of gendered cultures of cinema between the wars, and their complex intersections with literary media. Examining a range of writings, from newspapers and magazines to middlebrow and modernist fictions, Lisa Stead argues that the diverse storytelling media that women constructed around filmgoing came to constitute a gendered intermedial movie culture at this time...read more

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9780748694884 | Edinburgh Univ Pr, September 1, 2016, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Off to the Pictures offers a rich new exploration of gendered cultures of cinema between the wars, and their complex intersections with literary media.

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Product Description: This book traces the development of the modern short story in the hands of Irish women writers from the 1890s to the present. George Egerton, Somerville and Ross, Elizabeth Bowen, Mary Lavin, Edna O’Brien, Anne Enright and Claire Keegan are only some of the many Irish women writers who have made lasting contributions to the genre of the modern short story - yet their achievements have often been marginalized in literary histories, which typically define the Irish short story in terms of its oral heritage, nationalist concerns, rural realism and outsider-hero...read more

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9783319302874 | Palgrave Macmillan, July 1, 2016, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: This book traces the development of the modern short story in the hands of Irish women writers from the 1890s to the present.

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Product Description: Through theologically-engaged close readings of her poetry and devotional prose, this book explores how Christina Rossetti draws on the Bible and encourages her Victorian readers to respond to its radical message of grace. Structured chronologically, each chapter investigates her participation in the formation of Tractarian theology and details how her interpretative strategies changed over the course of her lifetime...read more

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9781472512321 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, December 18, 2014, cover price $104.00 | About this edition: Through theologically-engaged close readings of her poetry and devotional prose, this book explores how Christina Rossetti draws on the Bible and encourages her Victorian readers to respond to its radical message of grace.

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9781350003729 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, August 25, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Through theologically-engaged close readings of her poetry and devotional prose, this book explores how Christina Rossetti draws on the Bible and encourages her Victorian readers to respond to its radical message of grace.

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Product Description: In 1972, Angela Carter translated Xavière Gauthier’s ground-breaking feminist critique of the surrealist movement, Surréalisme et sexualité (1971). Although the translation was never published, the project at once confirmed and consolidated Carter’s previous interest in surrealism, representation, gender and desire and aided her formulation of a new surrealist-feminist aesthetic...read more

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9781472415752 | Routledge, August 15, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: In 1972, Angela Carter translated Xavière Gauthier’s ground-breaking feminist critique of the surrealist movement, Surréalisme et sexualité (1971).

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Product Description: At every turn in the development of what we now know as the western, women writers have been instrumental in its formation. Yet the myth that the western is male-authored persists. Westerns: A Women’s History debunks this myth once and for all by recovering the women writers of popular westerns who were active during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries when the western genre as we now know it emerged...read more

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9780803237629 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, August 1, 2016, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: At every turn in the development of what we now know as the western, women writers have been instrumental in its formation.

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Product Description: First published in 1979, this book looks at every aspect of the life and work of Elizabeth Gaskell, including her lesser known novels and writings ― especially those concerning life in the industrial north of Victorian England. It shows how her work springs from a culture and society which pervades all she thought and wrote...read more

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9781138651814 | Routledge, July 20, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: First published in 1979, this book looks at every aspect of the life and work of Elizabeth Gaskell, including her lesser known novels and writings ― especially those concerning life in the industrial north of Victorian England.

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Product Description: First published in 2009, this book investigates the cultural significance of nineteenth-century women’s writing and reading practices. Beginning with an examination of non-fictional diaries and the practice of diary writing, it assesses the interaction between the fictional diary and other forms of literary production such as epistolary narrative, the periodical, the factual document and sensation fiction...read more

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9781138674158 | Routledge, July 20, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: First published in 2009, this book investigates the cultural significance of nineteenth-century women’s writing and reading practices.
9780754665175 | Ashgate Pub Co, August 12, 2009, cover price $119.95 | About this edition: Using private diary writing as her model, Catherine Delafield investigates the cultural significance of nineteenth-century women's writing and reading practices.

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Product Description: First published in 1970, this study demonstrates both the range and essential unity of the works of Mrs. Gaskell. The author analyses the novels of social criticism, the biography of Charlotte Brontë and the novels of country life as distinct expressions of her genius, commenting on recurrent themes, typical methods of presentation and consistent attitudes as they appear in each of the works...read more

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9781138674110 | Routledge, July 20, 2016, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: First published in 1970, this study demonstrates both the range and essential unity of the works of Mrs.

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Product Description: First published in 1992, this volume of essays celebrates the revival of Edith Wharton’s critical reputation. It offers a variety of approaches to the work of Wharton and examines largely neglected texts. It differs from many other collections of Wharton criticism in its insistence that the entire body of Wharton’s work deserves attention...read more
By Alfred Bendixen (editor) and Annette Zilversmit (editor)

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9781138677593 | Routledge, July 20, 2016, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: First published in 1992, this volume of essays celebrates the revival of Edith Wharton’s critical reputation.
9780824078485 | Taylor & Francis, February 1, 1992, cover price $43.00 | About this edition: Focusing on texts that have not been studied to death (yet) 18 essays view the work of American writer Wharton (1862-1937) from a range of critical approaches, though primarily feminist.

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