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Books Books 21 - 30 of about 48 related to Literature of Their Own: British Women Novelists from Brontė to Lessing.   

Women's Liberation and Literature

Elaine Showalter - Feminism - 1971 - 338 pages
Examples of fiction, poetry and drama dealing with the feminine experience and historical, psychological and sociological statements about women.
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The Evolution of the French Novel, 1641-1782

Elaine Showalter - Literary Criticism - 2015 - 382 pages
In France between 1641 and 1782 the romance developed into the novel. Mr. Showalter's intensive study of the novel, particularly during the critical period 1700-1720, shows ...
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The Civil Wars of Julia Ward Howe: A Biography

Elaine Showalter - History - 2016 - 320 pages
This “lively biography” (The New Yorker) is the first to tell the story of Julia Ward Howe as a powerful feminist pioneer. Julia Ward (1819-1910) was an heiress who married a ...
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The Cambridge Companion to Victorian Women's Writing

Linda H. Peterson - Literary Criticism - 2015 - 320 pages
Innovative and comprehensive coverage of women writers' careers and literary achievements spanning many literary genres during the Victorian period.
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Eve's Renegades: Victorian Anti-Feminist Women Novelists

Valerie Sanders - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 249 pages
This study focuses on the work of four Victorian anti-feminist women writers - Eliza Lynn Linton, Charlotte M. Yonge, Mrs Humphry Ward, and Margaret Oliphant - examining their ...
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The woman reader, 1837-1914

Kate Flint - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 366 pages
This book is an original and fascinating look at the topos of the woman reader and its functioning in cultural debate between the accession of Queen Victoria and the First ...
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Nineteenth-century British Women Writers: A Bio-bibliographical Critical ...

Abigail Burnham Bloom - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 456 pages
British women writers of the 19th century were a remarkably talented, diverse, and prolific group. While some of these writers, such as Jane Austen and George Eliot, have long ...
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The Oxford Guide to British Women Writers

Joanne Shattock - English literature - 1993 - 492 pages
British literary history teems with accomplished women writers, boasting the likes of Jane Austen and George Eliot, Charlotte and Emily Bronte, Maria Edgeworth and Fanny Burney ...
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