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Books Books 31 - 40 of about 48 related to Literature of Their Own: British Women Novelists from Brontė to Lessing.   

Female friendships and communities: Charlotte Brontė, George Eliot ...

Pauline Nestor - History - 1985 - 220 pages
How did 19th-century female writers portray relationships amongst women? How were female friendships and communities reflected in the mirror of women's texts? Exploring this ...
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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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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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Women and Literature in Britain 1800-1900

Joanne Shattock - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 311 pages
These new essays by leading scholars explore nineteenth-century women's writing across a spectrum of genres. The book's focus is on women's role in and access to literary ...
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An Introduction to Women's Writing: From the Middle Ages to the Present Day

Marion Shaw - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 280 pages
This volume is a survey of writing by women from the Middle Ages to the late 1990's. It comprises nine essays by women scholars who are experts in a particular period of ...
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Godiva's Ride: Women of Letters in England, 1830--1880

Dorothy Mermin - Social Science - 1993
"Students and teachers of Victorian women's careers will be grateful for [Mermin's] intelligent and equable guidance as they negotiate the paradoxes of Godiva's Ride ...
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The Awkward Age in Women's Popular Fiction, 1850-1900 : Girls and the ...

Sarah Bilston - 2004 - 268 pages
This book demonstrates that 'the awkward age' formed a fault-line in Victorian female experience, an unusual phase in which restlessness, self-interest, and rebellion were ...
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