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

The Civil Wars of Julia Ward Howe: A Biography

Elaine Showalter - History - 2016 - 320 pages
“Unfailingly vivid—and fair-minded” —The Atlantic “Riveting” —The New York Times Book Review “A biography with the verve and pace of a delicious novel...a polemic and a ...
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Expensive People

Joyce Carol Oates, Elaine Showalter - Fiction - 2006 - 224 pages
A compelling study of the hidden life of America's suburbs presents the journal of eighteen-year old Richard Elwood, an unhappy, overweight teen who looks back at his childhood ...
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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 Fallen Angel: Chastity, Class, and Women's Reading, 1835-1880

Sally Mitchell - Social Science - 1981 - 223 pages
This book discusses the figure of the unchaste woman in a wide range of fiction written between 1835 and 1880; serious novels by Dickens, Mrs. Gaskell, Meredith, and George ...
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Victorian Women's Fiction: Marriage, Freedom, and the Individual

Shirley Foster - Literary Criticism - 2012 - 240 pages
Focusing on the ways in which female novelists have, in their creative work, challenged or scrutinised contemporary assumptions about their own sex, this book's critical ...
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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 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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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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