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Contemporary Feminism and Women's Short Stories

Contemporary Feminism and Women's Short Stories

Emma Young

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474427739
eISBN:
9781474444965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427739.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The short story has received renewed attention and notable popular acclaim in the twenty-first century. This book offers a wide-ranging survey of contemporary women’s short stories and introduces a ... More

Doris Lessing and the Forming of History

Doris Lessing and the Forming of History

Kevin Brazil, David Sergeant, and Tom Sperlinger (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474414432
eISBN:
9781474426923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414432.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The death of Nobel Prize-winning Doris Lessing sparked a range of commemorations that cemented her place as one of the major figures of twentieth- and twenty-first- century world literature. This ... More

Elizabeth BishopLines of Connection

Elizabeth Bishop: Lines of Connection

Linda Anderson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748665747
eISBN:
9780748695102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748665747.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This book explores Elizabeth Bishop's poetry, from her early days at Vassar College to her last great poems in Geography III and the later uncollected poems. Drawing on Bishop's notebooks and ... More

Elizabeth Bowen's Psychoanalytic Fiction

Elizabeth Bowen's Psychoanalytic Fiction

Victoria Coulson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474480499
eISBN:
9781474495776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474480499.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Despite the exceptional literary quality, remarkable conceptual sophistication and compelling socio-historical interest of Elizabeth Bowen’s writing, her fiction has received relatively little ... More

A Feminine EnlightenmentBritish Women Writers and the Philosophy of Progress, 1759-1820

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

Gertrude Stein's Transmasculinity

Gertrude Stein's Transmasculinity

Chris Coffman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474438094
eISBN:
9781474449694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438094.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

By reading written and visual artefacts of Gertrude Stein’s life, Gertrude Stein’s Transmasculinity reframes earlier scholarship to argue that her gender was transmasculine and that her masculinity ... More

Jane Austen, Virginia Woolf and Worldly Realism

Jane Austen, Virginia Woolf and Worldly Realism

Pam Morris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474419130
eISBN:
9781474419154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419130.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The book presents Austen and Woolf as materialists - a wholly new critical and political perspective. In conscious opposition to the growing dominance of idealist ideology in their own times, they ... More

Jean RhysTwenty-First-Century Approaches

Jean Rhys: Twenty-First-Century Approaches

Erica Johnson and Patricia Moran (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402194
eISBN:
9781474422260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402194.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Jean Rhys (1890-1979) is the author of five novels and over seventy short stories. The essays collected in Jean Rhys: Twenty-First-Century Approaches demonstrate Rhys’s centrality to modernism and ... More

Katherine Mansfield and Literary Influence

Katherine Mansfield and Literary Influence

Sarah Ailwood and Melinda Harvey (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748694419
eISBN:
9781474422277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694419.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Katherine Mansfield and Literary Influence seeks to understand influence, a powerful yet mysterious and undertheorised impetus for artistic production, by exploring Katherine Mansfield’s wide net of ... More

Katherine Mansfield and Periodical Culture

Katherine Mansfield and Periodical Culture

Chris Mourant

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474439459
eISBN:
9781474459730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439459.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Katherine Mansfield’s contemporaries knew her primarily as a contributor to magazines and periodicals. In 1922, for instance, Wyndham Lewis described her as ‘the famous New Zealand Mag.-story ... More

Katherine Mansfield and Psychology

Katherine Mansfield and Psychology

Clare Hanson, Gerri Kimber, and W. Todd Martin (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474417532
eISBN:
9781474426916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417532.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Like many modernist writers, Katherine Mansfield was resistant to what she called the ‘“mushroom growth” of cheap psychoanalysis’, while at the same time she acknowledged the mutual imbrication of ... More

Katherine Mansfield and the (Post)colonial

Katherine Mansfield and the (Post)colonial

Janet Wilson, Gerri Kimber, and Delia da Sousa Correa (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748669097
eISBN:
9780748695140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669097.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

In seeking new possibilities for alignments with, and resolutions to, the contradictory agendas implied by the terms ‘(post)colonial’ and ‘modernist’, the essays in this volume address the clashing ... More

Katherine Mansfield and Translation

Katherine Mansfield and Translation

Claire Davison, Gerri Kimber, and W. Todd Martin (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474400381
eISBN:
9781474416054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400381.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Our understanding of Anglophone modernism has been transformed by recent critical interest in translation. The central place of translation in the circulation of aesthetic and political ideas in the ... More

Kathleen JamieEssays and Poems on Her work

Kathleen Jamie: Essays and Poems on Her work

Rachel Falconer (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748696000
eISBN:
9781474422284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696000.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This volume constitutes the first collection of scholarly essays devoted to a sustained critical assessment of the writings of Kathleen Jamie, one of Scotland’s leading contemporary poets. Nationally ... More

Kathy AckerWriting the Impossible

Kathy Acker: Writing the Impossible

Georgina Colby

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748683505
eISBN:
9781474426930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748683505.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Kathy Acker’s body of work is one of the most significant collections of experimental writing in English. In Kathy Acker: Writing the Impossible, Georgina Colby explores the compositional processes ... More

The Many Voices of Lydia DavisTranslation, Rewriting, Intertextuality

The Many Voices of Lydia Davis: Translation, Rewriting, Intertextuality

Jonathan Evans

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474400176
eISBN:
9781474426909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400176.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The Many Voices of Lydia Davis shows how translation, rewriting and intertextuality are central to the work of Lydia Davis, a major American writer, translator and essayist. Winner of the Man Booker ... More

Muriel Spark, Existentialism and The Art of Death

Muriel Spark, Existentialism and The Art of Death

Cairns Craig

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474447201
eISBN:
9781474464987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447201.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Muriel Spark, Existentialism and the Art of Death traces Muriel Spark’s indebtedness to the tradition of Christian existentialism that derives from nineteenth century Danish philosopher Søren ... More

Muriel Spark's Early FictionLiterary Subversion and Experiments with Form

Muriel Spark's Early Fiction: Literary Subversion and Experiments with Form

James Bailey

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474475969
eISBN:
9781474495837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474475969.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This book presents a detailed critical analysis of a period of significant formal and thematic innovation in Muriel Spark’s literary career. Spanning the mid-1950s to the mid-1970s, it identifies ... More

New Media and the Rise of the Popular Woman Writer, 1832-1860

New Media and the Rise of the Popular Woman Writer, 1832-1860

Alexis Easley

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474475921
eISBN:
9781474496001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474475921.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The idea of ‘new media’ is nothing new. Long before Twitter and Facebook, the rise of new periodical genres and formats provided opportunities for Victorian women writers and readers to participate ... More

Reading Elizabeth BishopAn Edinburgh Companion

Reading Elizabeth Bishop: An Edinburgh Companion

Jonathan Ellis (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474421331
eISBN:
9781474465113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421331.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

A comprehensive and original guide to Elizabeth Bishop’s poetry and other writing, including correspondence, literary criticism, prose fiction and visual art. Celebrating Elizabeth Bishop as an ... More

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