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Product Description: The field of American women's writing is one characterized by innovation: scholars are discovering new authors and works, as well as new ways of historicizing this literature, rethinking contexts, categories and juxtapositions. Now, after three decades of scholarly investigation and innovation, the rich complexity and diversity of American literature written by women can be seen with a new coherence and subtlety...read more
By Dale M. Bauer (editor)

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9781107001374 | Cambridge Univ Pr, July 9, 2012, cover price $205.00 | About this edition: The field of American women's writing is one characterized by innovation: scholars are discovering new authors and works, as well as new ways of historicizing this literature, rethinking contexts, categories and juxtapositions.

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Product Description: A collection of essays that reexamine literature through a feminist gaze from "one of our most versatile and gifted writers" (Joyce Carol Oates). "We think back through our mothers if we are women," wrote Virginia Woolf. In this groundbreaking series of essays, Sandra M...read more

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9780393067644 | W W Norton & Co Inc, May 2, 2011, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A collection of essays that reexamine literature through a feminist gaze from "one of our most versatile and gifted writers" (Joyce Carol Oates).

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Product Description: Exploring a variety of writers over an array of time periods, subject matter, race and ethnicity, sexual preference, tradition, genre, and style, this volume represents the fruits ofthe dramatic and celebrated growth of the study of American women writers today...read more

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9780820319032 | Univ of Georgia Pr, September 1, 1997, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Exploring a variety of writers over an array of time periods, subject matter, race and ethnicity, sexual preference, tradition, genre, and style, this volume represents the fruits ofthe dramatic and celebrated growth of the study of American women writers today.

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9780820337982 | Reissue edition (Univ of Georgia Pr, April 1, 2011), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Exploring a variety of writers over an array of time periods, subject matter, race and ethnicity, sexual preference, tradition, genre, and style, this volume represents the fruits ofthe dramatic and celebrated growth of the study of American women writers today.
9780820319094 | Univ of Georgia Pr, September 1, 1997, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Exploring a variety of writers over an array of time periods, subject matter, race and ethnicity, sexual preference, tradition, genre, and style, this volume represents the fruits ofthe dramatic and celebrated growth of the study of American women writers today.

Product Description: Presents critical perspectives on the works of American women poets, including Emily Dickinson, Gertrude Stein, and Marianne Moore.

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9780791063309 | Chelsea House Pub, March 1, 2002, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Presents critical perspectives on the works of American women poets, including Emily Dickinson, Gertrude Stein, and Marianne Moore.

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9781604138702 | 2 new edition (Chelsea House Pub, September 1, 2010), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Presents critical perspectives on the works of American women poets, including Emily Dickinson, Gertrude Stein, and Marianne Moore.

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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

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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: This book offers historically-grounded, feminist interventions into American literary history by one of the country's leading scholars in American Studies. Integrating criticism, biography, social history, popular culture, and personal narrative Fishkin explores the poetry, fiction, nonfiction and drama of the nineteenth- and twentieth-century...read more

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9780312238582 | Palgrave Macmillan, March 15, 2009, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: This book offers historically-grounded, feminist interventions into American literary history by one of the country's leading scholars in American Studies.

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9780230615946 | Palgrave Macmillan, March 15, 2009, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: This book offers historically-grounded, feminist interventions into American literary history by one of the country's leading scholars in American Studies.

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Product Description: At the turn of the twentieth century, realism meant drunken laborers participating in sordid sex and violent acts. As the century progressed, however, the workers seized the pen and forcibly changed the genre. When today's critics label realism a reactionary attempt to squelch social change, they ignore how working-class writers transformed it to fit their own interests...read more

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9780761836117 | Univ Pr of Amer, December 1, 2006, cover price $33.99 | About this edition: At the turn of the twentieth century, realism meant drunken laborers participating in sordid sex and violent acts.

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Product Description: Although the representation of suicide is commonplace in literature, few studies have explicitly dealt with the meaning of suicide in the works of women writers. The Art of Dying applies theories concerning the division of women literary figures into angels or monsters to representative literary suicides of the nineteenth century, including the suicides of women characters in works by Kate Chopin and Sylvia Plath...read more

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9780820424965 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, October 1, 2006, cover price $63.95 | About this edition: Although the representation of suicide is commonplace in literature, few studies have explicitly dealt with the meaning of suicide in the works of women writers.

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Product Description: The haunting legacy of Emily Dickinson's life and work have shaped a romantic conception of poetry as private, personal, and expressive that has governed the reception of subsequent American women poets. "Of Women, Poetry, and Power" demonstrates how the canonization of Dickinson has consolidated limiting assumptions about women's poetry in twentieth-century America and models an alternative reading practice that allows for deeper engagement with the political work of modern poetry...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780252027697 | Univ of Illinois Pr, November 1, 2002, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The haunting legacy of Emily Dickinson's life and work have shaped a romantic conception of poetry as private, personal, and expressive that has governed the reception of subsequent American women poets.

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Product Description: In Personal Property, Margit Stange analyzes white slavery literature in relation to other key American writings of the time by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Edith Wharton, Jane Addams, and Kate Chopin. The anthropological theory of the exchange of women developed by nineteenth-century anthropologists―in whose view, as Thorstein Veblen put it, woman is the original private property―informs white slavery depictions of racialized, enslaved female bodies...read more

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9780801856266 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, March 1, 1998, cover price $48.00 | About this edition: In Personal Property, Margit Stange analyzes white slavery literature in relation to other key American writings of the time by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Edith Wharton, Jane Addams, and Kate Chopin.

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9780801872549 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, September 24, 2002, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: In Personal Property, Margit Stange analyzes white slavery literature in relation to other key American writings of the time by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Edith Wharton, Jane Addams, and Kate Chopin.

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Product Description: Looks at changing conceptions of spinsterhood in modern American culture. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780791452059 | State Univ of New York Pr, January 1, 2002, cover price $54.50 | About this edition: Looks at changing conceptions of spinsterhood in modern American culture.

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9780791452066 | State Univ of New York Pr, January 1, 2002, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: The spinster, once a ubiquitous figure in American popular culture, has all but vanished from the scene.

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Product Description: Nearly every law mediates between the desire for individual liberty and the perceived necessity for maintaining social order. Literature is a powerful tool to explore jurisprudential issues and to look critically at the American legal system...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780820451152 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, January 1, 2002, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Nearly every law mediates between the desire for individual liberty and the perceived necessity for maintaining social order.

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Product Description: Such News of the Land shows how women nature writers used nature essays, regional sketches, fiction, and science to enlarge the audience for whom nature mattered. Approaching the subject from literary criticism, history, and anthropology, 19 contributors and the editors make a case for raising our appreciation of the role women nature writers have played in the creation of an American literature and an American identity...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Elizabeth A. De Wolfe (editor) and Thomas S. Edwards (editor)

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9781584650980 | Univ Pr of New England, March 1, 2001, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Such News of the Land shows how women nature writers used nature essays, regional sketches, fiction, and science to enlarge the audience for whom nature mattered.

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Product Description: By deconstructing the gendered terms of cultural representations of the American self, this project traces the many-faceted discursive possibilities of female desire in relation to community. Begining with Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Scarlet Letter", Hester Pyrnne, a paradigm of gendered dissent, signifies the trajectory of Otherness, of a silenced singularity this work maps through to Marilynne Robinson's "Housekeeping" and Toni Morrison's "Beloved"...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780773477445 | Edwin Mellen Pr, April 1, 2000, cover price $109.95 | About this edition: By deconstructing the gendered terms of cultural representations of the American self, this project traces the many-faceted discursive possibilities of female desire in relation to community.

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Product Description: Have women finally moved beyond the status of cultural outsiders to become full participants in American poetry and its criticism? In By Herself: Women Reclaim Poetry - edited by Molly McQuade - contemporary women poets reconsider their art form on their own terms, and the results are both telling and fascinating...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Molly McQuade (editor)

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9781555972974 | Graywolf Pr, April 1, 2000, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Have women finally moved beyond the status of cultural outsiders to become full participants in American poetry and its criticism?

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Product Description: The Sublime of Intense Sociability explores the ideology of the aesthetic known as the sublime, and the shapes it can take when in the hands of those not traditionally authorized as its subjects. The book considers how these three authors developed their own poetic strategies to claim the power of the sublime while resisting its ontological violence...read more

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9781611481044 | Bucknell Univ Pr, February 1, 2000, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: The Sublime of Intense Sociability explores the ideology of the aesthetic known as the sublime, and the shapes it can take when in the hands of those not traditionally authorized as its subjects.
9780838754023 | Bucknell Univ Pr, January 1, 2000, cover price $34.50 | About this edition: The Sublime of Intense Sociability explores the ideology of the aesthetic known as the sublime, and the shapes it can take when in the hands of those not traditionally authorized as its subjects.

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Product Description: Jamie Barlowe finds it bitterly ironic that in literary criticism of The Scarlet Letter, a major American novel about a woman, the voices of female critics have been virtually excluded. Barlowe examines the causes and consequences of the continuing disregard for women's scholarship...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780809322732 | Southern Illinois Univ Pr, January 1, 2000, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Jamie Barlowe finds it bitterly ironic that in literary criticism of The Scarlet Letter, a major American novel about a woman, the voices of female critics have been virtually excluded.

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Product Description: What if the American literary canon were expanded to consistently represent women writers, who do not always fit easily into genres and periods established on the basis of men's writings? How would the study of American literature benefit from this long-needed revision? This timely collection of essays by fourteen women writers breaks new ground in American literary study...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Margaret Dickie (editor) and Joyce W. Warren (editor)

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9780820321233 | Univ of Georgia Pr, January 1, 2000, cover price $71.95 | About this edition: What if the American literary canon were expanded to consistently represent women writers, who do not always fit easily into genres and periods established on the basis of men's writings?

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9780820321240 | Univ of Georgia Pr, January 1, 2000, cover price $30.95 | About this edition: What if the American literary canon were expanded to consistently represent women writers, who do not always fit easily into genres and periods established on the basis of men's writings?

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Product Description: Compelling essays which underline the central place pregnancy and childbirth hold in women’s writing. Embracing three centuries of prose and poetry, the anthology traces the evolution of American maternity literature, exploring the difficulties mothers faced as they struggled to transform themselves from objects into maternal subjects...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Susan Maccallum-Whitcomb (editor) and Julie Ann Tharp (editor)

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9780879728076 | Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, December 1, 1999, cover price $45.95 | About this edition: Compelling essays which underline the central place pregnancy and childbirth hold in women’s writing.

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9780879728083 | Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, December 1, 1999, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Compelling essays which underline the central place pregnancy and childbirth hold in women’s writing.

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Product Description: In spite of the recovery of numerous women writers and the reconceptualizations of American literature since the 1980s, literary criticism has been slow to bring 19th-century male and female writers, so-called masculine and feminine traditions, together in dialogue...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Karen L. Kilcup (editor)

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9780877456896 | Univ of Iowa Pr, October 1, 1999, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: In spite of the recovery of numerous women writers and the reconceptualizations of American literature since the 1980s, literary criticism has been slow to bring 19th-century male and female writers, so-called masculine and feminine traditions, together in dialogue.

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Explores the influences of Minny Temple and Constance Fenimore Woolson on Henry James' life

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9780393047110 | W W Norton & Co Inc, April 1, 1999, cover price $32.50 | About this edition: Explores the influences of Minny Temple and Constance Fenimore Woolson on Henry James' life

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9780099386117 | Vintage Uk, September 1, 1999, cover price $7.99

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