George Eliot and the British Empire by Nancy Henry

By Nancy Henry

During this leading edge examine Nancy Henry introduces new evidence that position George Eliot's existence and paintings in the contexts of mid-nineteenth-century British colonialism and imperialism. She examines Eliot's roles as an investor in colonial shares, a dad or mum to emigrant sons, and a reader of colonial literature. She highlights the significance of those contexts to our figuring out of Eliot's fiction and her place inside Victorian tradition. The publication additionally reexamines the assumptions of postcolonial feedback approximately Victorian fiction and its relation to empire.

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Irigaray, Incarnation and Contemporary Women's Fiction by Abigail Rine

By Abigail Rine

Drawing at the provocative fresh paintings of feminist theorist Luce Irigaray, Irigaray, Incarnation and modern Women's Fiction illuminates the important and subversive position of literature in rewriting notions of the sacred. Abigail Rine demonstrates via cautious readings how more than a few modern ladies writers - from Margaret Atwood to Michèle Roberts and Alice Walker – imagine past conventional non secular discourse and masculine types of subjectivity in the direction of a brand new version of the sacred: person who seeks to reconcile the schism among the human and the divine, among the physique and the be aware. alongside the best way, the booklet argues that literature is the best area for rethinking faith, accurately since it is a realm that cultivates mind's eye, secret and incarnation.

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Women Latin Poets: Language, Gender, and Authority from by Jane Stevenson

By Jane Stevenson

Ladies Latin Poets addresses women's dating to tradition among the 1st century B.C. and the eighteenth century A.D. through learning women's poetry in Latin. established totally on unique archival examine in twelve nations, Stevenson recovers a facet of background frequently deemed to not exist: girls who completed public acceptance of their personal time, occasionally to a startling volume. offering, usually for the 1st time, the paintings of greater than 300 girls Latin poets, all translated and integrated in a complete discovering advisor, girls Latin Poets considerably revises got opinion on women's participation in, and relation to, ?lite tradition. The sheer variety of woman Latin poets would require women's historians to totally think again the concept all girls had "no entry to schooling" earlier than the 19th century.

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The Recalcitrant Art: Diotima's Letters to Holderlin and by Susette Borkenstein Gontard

By Susette Borkenstein Gontard

During this totally new angle to the lifetime of Friedrich Holderlin, The Recalcitrant paintings combines the options of fiction and nonfiction because it examines the affection among the poet and Susette Gontard ("Diotima").
On the left-hand or verso pages of the e-book seem Susette Gontard's letters, provided right here in English translation for the 1st time, with an creation and afterword by way of Douglas F. Kenney. at the right-hand or recto pages look Sabine Menner-Bettscheid's scholarly responses to Kenney and fictional responses to Susette. Menner-Bettscheid provides lifestyles to a whole sequence of voices: Holderlin's pious mom, Susette's calculating husband, Jacob, the Gontard's oldest baby, Henry, the preferred novelist Sophie LaRoche, and the Greek gardener and rabbit-keeper on the Gontard's summer season domestic in Frankfurt all end up heard. Douglas F. Kenney, in contrast, sticks to historic documentation and literary research.

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Lost Leaves: Women Writers of Meiji Japan by Rebecca L. Copeland

By Rebecca L. Copeland

Such a lot jap literary historians have prompt that the Meiji interval (1868-1912) used to be without girls writers yet for the bright exception of Higuchi Ichiyo (1872-1896). Rebecca Copeland demanding situations this declare by way of analyzing in interesting element the lives and literary careers of 3 of Ichiyo's friends, every one consultant of the range and ingenuity of the interval: Miyake Kaho (1868-1944), Wakamatsu Shizuko (1864-1896), and Shimizu Shikin (1868-1933). In a gently researched advent, Copeland establishes the context for the advance of girl literary expression. She follows this with chapters on all the ladies into account. Interspersed all through are excerpts from works below dialogue, such a lot by no means prior to translated, supplying an invluable window into this forgotten international of women's writing.

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Sexuality and being in the poststructuralist universe of by Lispector, Clarice; Lispector, Clarice; Fitz, Earl E

By Lispector, Clarice; Lispector, Clarice; Fitz, Earl E

This booklet argues that poststructuralism bargains very important and revealing insights into all points of Lispector's writing.


pushed through an unfulfilled hope for the impossible, the protagonists of the novels and tales of acclaimed Brazilian author, Clarice Lispector exemplify and humanise some of the matters valuable to Read more...

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