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Conclusion

Paul Salzman

in Reading Early Modern Women's Writing

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261048
eISBN:
9780191717482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261048.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, 18th-century Literature

This concluding chapter considers the possibility of approaching early modern women's writing without falling into either a monolithic notion of fixed identity or, alternatively, an overwhelming ... More


Who Wants to be a Man? De-Stalinizing Gender, 1954–1992

Catriona Kelly

in A History of Russian Women's Writing 1820–1992

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159643
eISBN:
9780191673665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159643.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses the changes Russian women writers experienced from the 1950s until the early 1990s. Although women were included in Soviet political developments, the definitions of ‘women's ... More


‘Pen’d with double art’: Women at the Scene of Writing

Helen Smith

in 'Grossly Material Things': Women and Book Production in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199651580
eISBN:
9780191741654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199651580.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter charts women's presence at the scene of writing, arguing for a flexible understanding of collaboration and co-writing in this period. Opening with an extended reading of John Donne's ‘A ... More


Configurations of Authority: Feminism, Modernism, and Mass Culture, 1881–1917

Catriona Kelly

in A History of Russian Women's Writing 1820–1992

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159643
eISBN:
9780191673665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159643.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses the different changes that occurred during the late 19th century until the early 20th century in Russia. These changes gave Russian women writers more opportunities for ... More


Introduction: Travelling in Different Skins

Dúnlaith Bird

in Travelling in Different Skins: Gender Identity in European Women's Oriental Travelogues, 1850-1950

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199644162
eISBN:
9780199949984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644162.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses the role of the travelogue, both as a locus for the safely bound exotic Other, and as the potential conduit for hybrid constructions of identity. It introduces the central ... More


Women, Writing, and Language in Early Modern Ireland

Marie-Louise Coolahan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199567652
eISBN:
9780191722011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567652.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Women's Literature

This book examines writing in English, Irish, and Spanish by women living in Ireland and by Irish women living on the continent between the years 1574 and 1676. This was a tumultuous period of ... More


Gender and Language: The Womanly Woman and Manly Writing

MARYELLEN BIEDER

in Culture and Gender in Nineteenth-Century Spain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198158868
eISBN:
9780191673399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158868.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines the reception of women's writing, the way in which they are read as conforming to or violating the contemporary construction of gender. The reclassification of women's writing ... More


Victorian Women Hymn‐Writers

J. R. Watson

in The English Hymn: A Critical and Historical Study

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270027
eISBN:
9780191600784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019827002X.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Discusses the woman writer, and hymn writing as an acceptable occupation for women; the character of this writing, and examples of it from Charlotte Elliott, Sarah Flower Adams, and Cecil Frances ... More


Women's Writing and Women's Incarceration: Historical and Theoretical Approaches

Susannah Wilson

in Voices from the Asylum: Four French Women Writers, 1850-1920

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199579358
eISBN:
9780191595226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579358.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries), European Literature

This chapter sets the texts to be examined in subsequent chapters in their historical context, and argues that they form a tradition in the history of women's writing in France. A first section, ... More


Women's Authorship and Editorship in Victorian Culture: Sensational Strategies

Beth Palmer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199599110
eISBN:
9780191725371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599110.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book explores the ways in which women writers utilized the powerful position of author-editor to perform conventions of gender and genre in the Victorian period. It examines Mary Elizabeth ... More


A History of Russian Women's Writing 1820–1992

Catriona Kelly

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159643
eISBN:
9780191673665
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159643.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Russian women's writing is now attracting enormous interest both in the West and in Russia itself. Written from a feminist perspective, this book combines a broad historical survey with close textual ... More


Christine Angot: trauma, transgression, and the write to reply

Ruth Cruickshank

in Fin de millénaire French Fiction: The Aesthetics of Crisis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571758
eISBN:
9780191721793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571758.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

Notorious for the affaire surrounding L'Inceste, Angot is discussed as contributor to, analyst, and symptom of the fin de millénaire aesthetics of crisis. This chapter assesses the extent to which ... More


Marie Redonnet: resistance, barbarism, and self‐satisfied contemplation

Ruth Cruickshank

in Fin de millénaire French Fiction: The Aesthetics of Crisis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571758
eISBN:
9780191721793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571758.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

This chapter assesses how Redonnet's fin de millénaire prose fictions represent market‐driven violence (physical and symbolic) and the mass media (press, television, cinema, and the Internet). It ... More


Crisis, critical perspectives, and fin de millénaire prose fiction

Ruth Cruickshank

in Fin de millénaire French Fiction: The Aesthetics of Crisis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571758
eISBN:
9780191721793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571758.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

This integrated overview of political, social, theoretical, and literary aspects of crisis establishes the critical framework for analysing the fin de millénaire French cultural field and the four ... More


Ende und Anfang (1929)

AILSA WALLACE

in Hermynia Zur Mühlen: The Guises of Socialist Fiction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199572113
eISBN:
9780191721984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572113.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, European Literature

This chapter concentrates on Zur Mühlen's autobiography, which represents a turning point between the committed socialism of her literature in different genres of the 1920s and the more nuanced ... 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


Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: Comet of the Enlightenment

Isobel Grundy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187653
eISBN:
9780191674730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187653.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This book looks at Lady Mary Wortley Montagu's achievement as a vital figure in the women's literary tradition. Robert Halsband's book on her life, the sixth this century and published in 1956, was ... More


Scottish Women's Gothic and Fantastic Writing: Fiction since 1978

Monica Germana

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637645
eISBN:
9780748652259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637645.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This book considers four thematic areas of the supernatural – quests, dangerous women, doubles and ghosts – each explored in one of the four main chapters. Bringing together contemporary women's ... More


Postcolonial Translation

Waïl S Hassan

in Immigrant Narratives: Orientalism and Cultural Translation in Arab American and Arab British Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199792061
eISBN:
9780199919239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199792061.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The trajectory of Ahdaf Soueif’s fiction reflects her growing awareness of the politics of reception of Anglophone Arab women writers and her use of translation as a thematic and stylistic device to ... More


The Politics of Writing: Julia Kavanagh, 1824-77

Eileen Fauset

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719055577
eISBN:
9781781702222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719055577.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Julia Kavanagh was a popular and internationally published writer of the mid-nineteenth century whose collective body of work included fiction, biography, critical studies of French and English women ... More


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