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The History Of British Women S Writing 1920 1945

Author: M. Joannou
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137292172
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Featuring sixteen contributions from recognized authorities in their respective fields, this superb new mapping of women's writing ranges from feminine middlebrow novels to Virginia Woolf's modernist aesthetics, from women's literary journalism to crime fiction, and from West End drama to the literature of Scotland, Ireland and Wales.

The History Of British Women S Writing 1945 1975

Author: Clare Hanson
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137477369
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This volume reshapes our understanding of British literary culture from 1945-1975 by exploring the richness and diversity of women’s writing of this period. Essays by leading scholars reveal the range and intensity of women writers’ engagement with post-war transformations including the founding of the Welfare State, the gradual liberalization of attitudes to gender and sexuality and the reconfiguration of Britain and the empire in the context of the Cold War. Attending closely to the politics of form, the sixteen essays range across ‘literary’, ‘middlebrow’ and ‘popular’ genres, including espionage thrillers and historical fiction, children’s literature and science fiction, as well as poetry, drama and journalism. They examine issues including realism and experimentalism, education, class and politics, the emergence of ‘second-wave’ feminism, responses to the Holocaust and mass migration and diaspora. The volume offers an exciting reassessment of women’s writing at a time of radical social change and rapid cultural expansion.

The History Of British Women S Writing 1880 1920

Author: Holly A. Laird
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137393807
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The ranks of English women writers rose steeply in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, contributing to the era’s revolutionary social movements as well as to transforming literary genres in prose and poetry. The phenomena of ‘the new’ — ‘New Women’, ‘New Unionism’, ‘New Imperialism’, ‘New Ethics’, ‘New Critics’, ‘New Journalism’, ‘New Man’ — are this moment’s touchstones. This book tracks the period's new social phenomena and unfolds its distinctively modern modes of writing. It provides expert introductions amid new insights into women’s writing throughout the United Kingdom and around the globe.

The History Of British Women S Writing 1610 1690

Author: M. Suzuki
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230305504
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During the seventeenth century, in response to political and social upheavals such as the English Civil Wars, women produced writings in both manuscript and print. This volume represents recent scholarship that has uncovered new texts as well as introduced new paradigms to further our understanding of women's literary history during this period.

The History Of British Women S Writing 1970 Present

Author: Mary Eagleton
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137294817
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This book maps the most active and vibrant period in the history of British women's writing. Examining changes and continuities in fiction, poetry, drama, and journalism, as well as women's engagement with a range of literary and popular genres, the essays in this volume highlight the range and diversity of women's writing since 1970.

The Women S Suffrage Movement

Author: Maroula Joannou
Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9780719048609
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Presents the best of recent feminist scholarship on the suffrage movement, illustrating its complexity, richness and diversity.

The History Of British Women S Writing 700 1500

Author: Liz Herbert McAvoy
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9781137517951
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This volume focuses on women's literary history in Britain between 700 and 1500. It brings to the fore a wide range of women's literary activity undertaken in Latin, Welsh and Anglo-Norman alongside that of the English vernacular, demanding a rethinking of the traditions of literary history, and ultimately the concept of 'writing' itself.

Time And Tide

Author: Catherine Clay
Publisher: EUP
ISBN: 9781474418188
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The first in-depth study of the landmark modern feminist magazine, Time and Tide This book reconstructs the first two decades of Time and Tide(1920-1939) and explores the periodical's significance for an interwar generation of British women writers and readers. Unique in establishing itself as the only female-run intellectual weekly in the golden age of the weekly review, Time and Tideboth challenged persistent prejudices against women's participation in public life and played an instrumental role in redefining women's gender roles and identities. Drawing on extensive new archival research Catherine Clay recovers the contributions to this magazine of both well-and lesser-known British women writers, editors, critics, and journalists and explores a cultural dialogue about literature, politics and the arts that took place beyond the parameters of modernist 'little magazines'. The book makes a major contribution to the history of women's writing and feminism in Britain between the wars. Key Features The first in-depth study, based on extensive new archival research, of the richest two decades of this landmark feminist magazine Shows how this female-run periodical secured a position among the leading general-audience intellectual weeklies of the day by tracing its close interdependence, and competition, within a changing set of interwar periodical structures and networks Recovers the contributions to this magazine of both well-known and undeservedly forgotten British women writers and critics Explores a cultural dialogue about literature, politics and the arts that took place beyond the parameters of modernist 'little magazines' and mass-market periodicals

A Jury Of Her Peers

Author: Elaine Showalter
Publisher: Vintage Books
ISBN: 1400034426
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A comprehensive history of American women writers explores the contributions of more than 250 female authors--both famous and little-known--to every field of literary endeavor and reflects on their role in the evolution of our American literary heritage.