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Jewish American women writers: a bio-bibliographical and critical sourcebook

Ann R. Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 557 pages
.,."will be of great assistance to comparative literature and Jewish women's studies instructors as well as readers interested in finding out something about the lives of these ...
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The Art of Dying: Suicide in the Works of Kate Chopin and Sylvia Plath

Literary Criticism - 2006 - 102 pages
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 ...
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The Femme Fatale in American Literature

Ghada Suleiman Sasa - Literary Collections - 2008 - 167 pages
Characters in the literary tradition of American naturalism are usually perceived as passive, lacking in will, weak, and predetermined. They are constantly seen as the victims ...
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Writing for Immortality: Women and the Emergence of High Literary Culture in ...

Anne E. Boyd - History - 2004 - 305 pages
"An innovative and carefully-researched analysis of the trajectory of female authorship in the nineteenth-century United States. Boyd's study of the careers, cultural contexts ...
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The Nineteenth-century Novel: Identities

Dennis Walder - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 368 pages
The Nineteenth-Century Novel: Identities provides an ideal starting point for understanding gender in the novels of this period. It explores the place of fiction in ...
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Charlotte Perkins Gilman: A Study of the Short Fiction

Denise D. Knight, Charlotte Perkins Gilman - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 234 pages
This is the only series to provide in-depth critical introductions to major modern and contemporary short story writers worldwide.Each volume offers: -- A comprehensive ...
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The American Renaissance in New England

Joel Myerson - Biography & Autobiography - 1978 - 224 pages
Offers brief profiles of ninety-eight novelists, poets, and writers prominent in New England between 1830 and 1860
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