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Hisaye Yamamoto, Maxine Hong Kingston, and Joy Kogewa
A Feminist Theory of Women's Self-Representation
Death, Sexuality, and the Changing Shapes of Elegy
Using as her starting point the story of Orpheus and Eurydice, Melissa F. Zeiger examines modern transformations of poetic elegy, particularly as they reflect historical changes in the politics of gender and sexuality. Although her focus is primarily...
Versions and Subversions of Rational Discourse in the Old Regime
The little-known writings that Erica Harth examines here reveal a remarkable chapter in the history of Western thought. Drawing upon current theoretical work in gender studies, cultural history, and literary criticism, Harth looks at how women in...
Dwelling in Possibility
Women Poets and Critics on Poetry
"Dwelling in Possibility is a splendid collaboration between poets and critics. Prins and Shreiber have interwoven sophisticated feminist critical essays with poetic meditations on genre and gender; the dialogues they set up are lyrically elegant as...
Fuller, Emerson, and the Play of Reading
In a new account of the relationship between Margaret Fuller and Ralph Waldo Emerson, Christina Zwarg recreates a feminist conversation that has gone unheard. In Zwarg's view, the intimate, yet restrained, letters between the two writers are most...
From the Margins of Empire
Christina Stead, Doris Lessing, Nadine Gordimer
Situated at the intersection of the colonial and the postcolonial, the modern and the postmodern, the novelists Christina Stead, Doris Lessing, and Nadine Gordimer all bear witness to this century's global transformations. From the Margins of Empire...
Women and Publishing in Early Modern France
Imperialism at Home
Race and Victorian Women's Fiction
Kassandra and the Censors
Greek Poetry since 1967
A pioneering study of contemporary Greek poetry under dictatorship.