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From Menstruation to the Menopause: The Female Fertility Cycle in Contemporary Women's Writing in French

Maria Kathryn Tomlinson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800348462
eISBN:
9781800852556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800348462.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This book examines the representation of the female fertility cycle in contemporary Algerian, Mauritian, and French women’s writing. It focuses on menstruation, childbirth, and the menopause whilst ... More


Autofiction: A Female Francophone Aesthetic of Exile

Antonia Wimbush

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800859913
eISBN:
9781800852730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859913.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Autofiction: A Female Francophone Aesthetic of Exile explores the multiple aspects of exile, displacement, mobility, and identity as expressed in contemporary autofictional work written in French by ... More


White Women, Black Books: The Negro Anthology and Sylvia Leith-Ross’s African Women1

Jane Marcus

Jean Mills (ed.)

in Nancy Cunard: Perfect Stranger

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979299
eISBN:
9781800341487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979299.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Devoted to the making of the Negro Anthology, the chapter reads Cunard’s collection alongside and against white Englishwoman, Sylvia Leith-Ross, and her “official” project African Women, funded by ... More


Exile, Autofiction, and Women’s Writing

Antonia Wimbush

in Autofiction: A Female Francophone Aesthetic of Exile

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800859913
eISBN:
9781800852730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859913.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Chapter One sets up the comparative approach to the book by examining the similarities and differences between the six female authors more closely in terms of their critical and popular reception. ... More


Fragmentary Aesthetics: Susanna Moodie and Catharine Parr Traill in the Canadian Bush

Fariha Shaikh

in Nineteenth-Century Settler Emigration in British Literature and Art

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474433693
eISBN:
9781474449663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433693.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Chapter Three focusses on the semi-autobiographical accounts of settlement by Susanna Moodie and her sister, Catharine Parr Traill. It argues that the sketch form as practised by Moodie in Roughing ... More


Contemporary Women’s Writing In French

Amaleena Damlé

in The Becoming of the Body: Contemporary Women's Writing in French

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748668212
eISBN:
9781474400923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668212.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The introduction explores the terrain of women’s writing in French over the course of the late twentieth century and into the new millennium. It locates the place of women’s writing on the ... More


Conclusion

Maria Kathryn Tomlinson

in From Menstruation to the Menopause: The Female Fertility Cycle in Contemporary Women's Writing in French

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800348462
eISBN:
9781800852556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800348462.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The conclusion highlights that contemporary women’s writing has continued the questioning of societal norms that was first instigated by the second-wave feminists. Indeed, these contemporary texts ... More


Contemporary Women's Writing in French: Future Perspectives in Formal and Informal Research Networks

Gill Rye

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on the Contemporary Women's Writing in French (CWWF) seminar and research network, together with its related activities. Through its activities, events, and publication outputs, ... More


The Becoming of the Body: Contemporary Women's Writing in French

Amaleena Damlé

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748668212
eISBN:
9781474400923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668212.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Following a long tradition of objectification, twentieth-century French feminism has often sought to liberate the female body from the confines of patriarchal logos and to inscribe its rhythms in ... More


The Poetess and the Politics of Profession

Elissa Zellinger

in Lyrical Strains: Liberalism and Women's Poetry in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469659817
eISBN:
9781469659831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469659817.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter argues that women's writing, specifically poetry in the "Poetess" genre, exposes the tensions that wrack both the ideal liberal and lyric selves. The self-made, autonomous liberal ... More


Alison Light - Inside History: From Popular Fiction to Life-Writing

Alison Light

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474481557
eISBN:
9781399509534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474481557.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Inside History addresses a number of the central preoccupations within feminist cultural criticism since the 1970s: the nature of writing by women and what women writers might or might not share; the ... More


Rescripting Anglophone Caribbean Women’s Literary History: Gender, Genre, and Lost Caribbean Voices

Alison Donnell

in Beyond Windrush: Rethinking Postwar Anglophone Caribbean Literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781628464757
eISBN:
9781628464801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628464757.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter explores how English-speaking Caribbean women were active writers in the 1950s and 1960s, particularly visible in Caribbean Voices and Bim, even though they rarely made the transition in ... More


Introduction

Rachel Adcock, Sara Read, and Anna Ziomek

in Flesh and Spirit: An anthology of seventeenth-century women's writing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090233
eISBN:
9781781707166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090233.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This introduction to the book discusses seventeenth-century medical and spiritual contexts for the ten women's works that follow, highlighting the importance of studying representations of ... More


Mothering India: Women's Fiction in English Shaping Cultural History (1890-1947)

Susmita Roye

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190126254
eISBN:
9780190991623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190126254.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Mothering India concentrates on early Indian women’s fiction, not only evaluating their contribution to the rise of Indian Writing in English (IWE), but also exploring how they reassessed and ... More


Flesh and Spirit: An anthology of seventeenth-century women's writing

Rachel Adcock, Sara Read, and Anna Ziomek (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090233
eISBN:
9781781707166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090233.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This anthology makes accessible to readers ten little-known and understudied works by seventeenth-century women (edited from manuscript and print) that explore the relationship between spiritual and ... More


Transposé et pourtant juste: Collaboration and Transposition in New Francophone Migrant Writing

Kate Averis

in Transpositions: Migration, Translation, Music

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781789621112
eISBN:
9781800852877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621112.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines a recent iteration of Francophone migrant writing that departs from the genre’s historical tendency to focus on the migratory experiences of authors with access to the cultural ... More


The poetics of subjectivity

Andrew Kahn, Mark Lipovetsky, Irina Reyfman, and Stephanie Sandler

in A History of Russian Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199663941
eISBN:
9780191770463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199663941.003.0033
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The chapter explores the poetic systems that evolved to represent and simultaneously shape new subjectivities, a rich and abiding topic in Russian poetry. The chapter surveys the organization and ... More


Wingwomen: Towards a Feminocentric Poetics of Flight in Twenty-First Century Palestinian Creative Consciousness

Anna Ball

in Post-Millennial Palestine: Literature, Memory, Resistance

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781800348271
eISBN:
9781800852198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800348271.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The motif of flight is prominent in Palestinian creative work, yet in its contemporary connotations, it assumes increasingly multiple dimensions as it migrates creatively across generational, ... More


Elizabeth Clinton, Countess of Lincoln

Rachel Adcock, Sara Read, and Anna Ziomek

in Flesh and Spirit: An anthology of seventeenth-century women's writing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090233
eISBN:
9781781707166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090233.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter comprises an introduction to Elizabeth Clinton, Countess of Lincoln (c.1574-c.1630) and seventeenth-century attitudes to breastfeeding, and the edited text of The Countesse of Lincolnes ... More


Introduction

David Clare, Fiona McDonagh, and Justine Nakase

in Golden Thread: Irish Women Playwrights, 1716–2016 Volume 2 (1992–2016)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781800859470
eISBN:
9781800852617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859470.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This introductory chapters examines the key contexts and themes of contemporary Irish women’s playwrighting. We discuss the 1992 “There Are No Irish Women Playwrights!” festival and the 2016 ... More


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