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Spectral Fusions, Modernist Times

J. Samaine Lockwood

in Archives of Desire: The Queer Historical Work of New England Regionalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625362
eISBN:
9781469625386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625362.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

This chapter demonstrates how the historical project of New England regionalism extended beyond the supposed end of that mode's popularity (c. 1915) and into the modernist era. It focuses on the ... More


The Arabian Peninsula and the Gulf

Radwa Ashour, Ferial J. Ghazoul, and Hasna Reda-Mekdashi

in Arab Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide, 1873-1999

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774161469
eISBN:
9781936190003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161469.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The appearance of women's creative writing in the Arabian Peninsula and Gulf area is linked with the rise of the education of girls. The rise of women's literature in the Arabian Peninsula is also ... More


Introduction

Ronney Mourad and Dianne Guenin-Lelle

in The Prison Narratives of Jeanne Guyon

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199841127
eISBN:
9780199919536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841127.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The introduction explores Guyon's reasons for not publishing the Prison Narratives along with the rest of her autobiography and shows how Guyon's early reputation among Protestants outside France was ... More


Arab Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide, 1873-1999

Radwa Ashour, Ferial Ghazoul, and Hasna Reda-Mekdashi (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774161469
eISBN:
9781936190003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161469.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book provides a critical review of Arab women writers from the last quarter of the nineteenth century to the end of the twentieth century. This study—first published in Arabic in 2004—looks at ... More


The Awkward Age in Women's Popular Fiction, 1850-1900: Girls and the Transition to Womanhood

Sarah Bilston

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199272617
eISBN:
9780191709685
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272617.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

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 possible. Tracing evolving ... More


A Feminine Enlightenment: British Women Writers and the Philosophy of Progress, 1759-1820

JoEllen DeLucia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748695942
eISBN:
9781474408677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695942.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

A Feminine Enlightenment argues that women writers shaped Enlightenment conversations regarding the role of sentiment and gender in the civilizing process. By reading women’s literature alongside ... More


Why I’m Still Writing Women’s Literary History

Devoney Looser

in The Critical Pulse: Thirty-Six Credos by Contemporary Critics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161152
eISBN:
9780231530736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161152.003.0031
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter presents the author's call for both the conservative value of literary history and a renewed attention to women's literature. She says that despite profound changes in the past several ... More


Introduction: Bad Wives and Worse Mothers? Rewriting Femininity in Postwar Japan

Julia C. Bullock

in The Other Women's Lib: Gender and Body in Japanese Women's Fiction

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833879
eISBN:
9780824870836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833879.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book examines the contribution of women's literature to Japanese literary feminist discourse of the 1960s by focusing on the work of three female fiction writers: Kōno Taeko, Takahashi Takako, ... More


South American Independence: War, Liberty, Gender, Text

in South American Independence: Gender, Politics, Text

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310270
eISBN:
9781846314117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310270.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book explores the history and culture of South American independence (c. 1800–1850) in the contexts of war, politics, liberty, and gender by offering critical analyses of women's literature from ... More


Introduction

Grace S. Fong

in Herself an Author: Gender, Agency, and Writing in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831868
eISBN:
9780824869175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831868.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This introductory chapter briefly reflects on the scarcity of sources of women's literature in imperial China, remarking on the double standards that have limited the production of women's writing. ... More


The Cosmopolitan at War: Edith Wharton and Transnational Material Culture

Mary Carney

in Edith Wharton and Cosmopolitanism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062815
eISBN:
9780813051772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062815.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Edith Wharton’s war literature reflects her attentiveness to the material culture of France and its powerful embodiment of intercultural exchange across centuries and cultures. In Wharton’s two major ... More


Fathers, Daughters, and Slaves: Women Writers and French Colonial Slavery

Doris Y. Kadish

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318467
eISBN:
9781846317828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317828
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book brings to life the unique contribution made by French women during the early nineteenth century, a key period in the history of colonialism and slavery. It examines French and Atlantic ... More


Sara Jeanette Duncan

Tiffany Johnstone

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 9: The World Novel in English to 1950

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199609932
eISBN:
9780191869761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199609932.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter looks at Sara Jeanette Duncan. Throughout Duncan's prolific career, she wrote approximately twenty novels about early Canadian nation-building, transatlantic and Anglo-Indian cultures, ... More


Women, War and Spanish American Independence

in South American Independence: Gender, Politics, Text

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310270
eISBN:
9781846314117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310270.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Warfare in South America has long involved women, from María de Estrada to Catalina de Erauso. This chapter explores how women inscribed gender and conceptualised sexual difference in their works, as ... More


Sherwood Bonner and the Postbellum Legacy of Southwestern Humor

Kathryn McKee

in Southern Frontier Humor: New Approaches

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037689
eISBN:
9781621039389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037689.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines four of Sherwood Bonner’s stories—“Hieronymus Pop and the Baby,” “Dr. Jex’s Predicament,” “Aunt Anniky’s Teeth,” and “The Gentlemen of Sarsar”—and their close affinities to the ... More


Introduction

Rebecca Colesworthy

in Returning the Gift: Modernism and the Thought of Exchange

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198778585
eISBN:
9780191823893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198778585.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The introduction establishes a broad historical context for the project, demonstrating the centrality of ideas about gift-giving to a number of fields and discourses following World War I. Within ... More


‘Too strange to be popular’: Negotiating Past and Present in Early Nineteenth-century Historical Culture

Martha Vandrei

in Queen Boudica and Historical Culture in Britain: An Image of Truth

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198816720
eISBN:
9780191858352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816720.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Historiography

Chapter 4 brings the discussion into the nineteenth century, the period most often associated with the development of both popular history and modern historical scholarship. It focuses on new ... More


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