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The Gentle Subversive: Rachel Carson, Silent Spring, and the Rise of the ...

Mark Hamilton Lytle - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 288 pages
Rachel Carson's Silent Spring antagonized some of the most powerful interests in the nation--including the farm block and the agricultural chemical industry--and helped launch ...
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Reconstructing Desire: The Role of the Unconscious in Women's Reading and ...

Jean Wyatt - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 271 pages
This provocative study explores the function of the unconscious in reading and creative processes. The book asks if reading can change the reader and if women, through reading ...
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Daughter of the Swan: Love and Knowledge in Eudora Welty's Fiction

Gail Linda Mortimer - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 213 pages
Readers of Eudora Welty's stories often encounter a protective and domelike nighttime sky, the moon and constellations beckoning a character to venture beyond the familiar ...
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Through the Reading Glass: Women, Books, and Sex in the French Enlightenment

Suellen Diaconoff - History - 2005 - 268 pages
Argues that women's relationship to books and their promotion of reading contributed greatly to the cultural and intellectual vitality of the Enlightenment.
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Reading Women: Literary Figures and Cultural Icons from the Victorian Age to ...

Jennifer Phegley, Janet Badia - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 297 pages
Literary and popular culture has often focused its attention on women readers, particularly since early Victorian times. In Reading Women, an esteemed group of new and ...
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Jane Austen

Robert P. Irvine - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 190 pages
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Edith Wharton's Evolutionary Conception: Darwinian Allegory in Her Major Novels

Paul Ohler - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 212 pages
Edith Wharton's "Evolutionary Conception" investigates Edith Wharton's engagement with evolutionary theory in The House of Mirth, The Custom of the Country, and The Age of ...
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