Black milk : on writing, motherhood, and the harem within by Shafak, Elif; Zapsu Watt, Hande Gaye; Shafak, Elif

By Shafak, Elif; Zapsu Watt, Hande Gaye; Shafak, Elif

The writer recounts her attempt to stability her writing profession and her parenting tasks, describing her conflict with postpartum melancholy, her perspectives on admired girls authors, and the numerous roles she embraced all through her journey.

summary: the writer recounts her attempt to stability her writing profession and her parenting tasks, describing her conflict with postpartum melancholy, her perspectives on widespread girls authors, and the numerous roles she embraced all through her trip

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A Voice in the Wilderness: Conversations with Terry Tempest by Michael Austin

By Michael Austin

With her detailed, impassioned voice and regular felicity of language, Terry Tempest Williams talks approximately desert and natural world, position and eroticism, artwork and literature, democracy and politics, family members and historical past, Mormonism and faith, writing and creativity, and different topics that have interaction her agile mind—in a collection of interviews collected and brought via Michael Austin to symbolize the span of her occupation as a naturalist, writer, and activist.

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Translating Poetic Discourse: Questions of feminist by Myriam Díaz-Diocaretz

By Myriam Díaz-Diocaretz

Translating Poetic Discourse argues in want of a serious version that bridges among translation and women’s stories on theoretical and sensible degrees. It proposes key-elements to be built-in into the matter of interpretation of latest poetry by way of girls, and discusses the hyperlinks among gender markers and the speech scenario in feminist discourse as a scientific challenge.
This e-book can be of curiosity to students of Translation reviews, Women’s experiences, Poetry, Comparative Literature and Discourse.

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Dark Sky Question (Barnard New Women Poets Series) by Larissa Szporluk

By Larissa Szporluk

As Brenda Hillman notes in her advent, Larissa Szporluk "creates an animate new universe out of cryptic unique speech" in those poems. Exploring how the brain orders experience—and how ailment, or diversified orders, have an effect on that experience—Szporluk has produced a poetry of alien attractiveness, limning worlds the place the lack to exert keep an eye on leads to a nerve-racking, overwhelming immediacy.

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Charlotte Smith: A Critical Biography by Loraine Fletcher

By Loraine Fletcher

'Sold, a criminal prostitute' whilst married off on the age of fifteen, Charlotte Smith left her wastrel husband to aid herself and their young ones as a poet and novelist who may have an enduring impact on William Wordsworth and Jane Austen. Combative and witty she grew to become an intensive, arguable and extremely renowned writer: at a time while the French Revolution used to be elevating excessive hopes of Reform, she argued for swap in England too. Loraine Fletcher's bright scholarly biography is as readable for the newcomer to the 1790s as for the professional, tracing the embattled lifestyles within the splendidly self-dramatising fiction.

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Working in Women’s Archives: Researching Women’s Private by Marlene Kadar, Helen M. Buss

By Marlene Kadar, Helen M. Buss

What involves brain once we listen good friend or colleague is learning unpublished records in a celebrated author’s archive? we'd think that they're analyzing genuine files or, at least, user-friendly bills of the reality approximately an individual or a few occasion. yet are they?

Working in Women’s Archives is a set of essays that poses this query and provides various solutions. Any assumption readers can have concerning the archive as a impartial library area or in regards to the archival record as an easy and natural textual content is challenged.

In essays discussing celebrated Canadian authors corresponding to Marian Engel and L.M. Montgomery, in addition to lesser-known writers corresponding to Constance Kerr Sissons and Marie Rose Smith, Working in Women’s Archives persuades us that our learn tools has to be revised and subtle with a view to create a scholarly position for a wider variety of archival topics and to adequately signify them in present feminist and poststructuralist theories.

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Mary Edwards Bryan: Her Early Life and Works by Canter Brown Jr., Larry E. Rivers

By Canter Brown Jr., Larry E. Rivers

“Sheds new mild on one of many 19th century South’s such a lot entire but understudied writers. Brown and River’s examine of Mary Edwards Bryan offers a few of her most sensible writings in the context of her time.”—James M. Denham, coeditor of Echoes from a far off Frontier: The Brown Sisters’ Correspondence from Antebellum Florida
 
“A misplaced author of the 19th century returns to the web page with power. Her severe own trials have been hidden by means of the ‘moonlight and magnolias’ personality she assumed as her public photo. This e-book permits the true Mary Edwards Bryan to emerge from in the back of her masks of Southern gentility.”—Tracy J. Revels, writer of Sunshine Paradise: A background of Florida Tourism
 

The booklet of Manch in 1880 marked the start of Mary Edwards Bryan’s upward push to prominence as one among nineteenth-century America’s best-known writers of mass-market fiction. At a time whilst ladies have been discouraged from having jobs in their personal, she made a reputation for herself as a thoughtful—and well-paid—editor. regardless of her cultivated picture as editor of Fashion Bazar and Sunny South, Bryan’s adolescence used to be fraught with obstacles.

during this finely crafted literary biography, Canter Brown Jr. and Larry Eugene Rivers learn Bryan’s youth in Florida, Georgia, and Louisiana, pairing ancient insights with decisions of her top writing to demonstrate how the stumbling blocks she overcame formed what she wrote. She grew up on a frontier plantation and later lived throughout the upheavals of secession and conflict, disruptive affairs with authors and politicians, the tensions of emancipation, and pervading post-war financial disorder.

regardless of the oppressive males in her life—her abusive father and husband—as good as unabashed boundaries in regards to the position of girls, Bryan eventually completed awesome literary accomplishments in ny and Atlanta. a narrative of famous person amid scandal, luck amid catastrophe, ambition amid depression, this ebook reintroduces to the area a brave and inventive expertise who yearned to precise herself whereas navigating the restrictive morals and conventions of Victorian society.

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Jane Austen in Context (The Cambridge Edition of the Works by Janet Todd

By Janet Todd

Protecting many elements of Jane Austen's lifestyles, works and old context, this choice of essays presents the main whole one quantity advent to her lifestyles and instances. The generously illustrated selection of concise contributions is prepared alphabetically, and covers issues starting from biography to pics, severe responses to translations, agriculture to move. An essay at the reception of Austen's paintings can also be integrated, displaying how feedback of Austen has answered to literary pursuits and models.

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