By Lynette D. Myles (auth.)
By J. Gwynne
This booklet analyses the effect of postfeminist discourse and the mainstreaming of pornography on our realizing of intimacy and feminine sexuality. it's a wide serious survey of a up to date publishing phenomenon – the female-authored erotic memoir – and positions the texts lower than research as advanced and contradictory expressions of renowned feminism.
By Ann Hawkshaw
‘The gathered Works of Ann Hawkshaw’ brings jointly Hawkshaw’s 4 volumes of poetry and republishes them for the 1st time. Debbie Bark’s biography, advent and notes spotlight Hawkshaw’s most vital poems and suggest connections with extra canonical works along which her writing may be productively seen. Hawkshaw’s writings were mostly ignored because the early 20th century, yet this new quantity reaffirms their skill to provide an excellent perception into the altering political and non secular panorama of the Victorian period.
By Nguyen Phan Que Mai, Bruce Weigl
Translated from the Vietnamese by means of Bruce Weigl and Nguyen Phan Que Mai
Nguyen Phan Que Mai is likely one of the most enjoyable writers to emerge from post-war Vietnam. Bruce Weigl, pushed by way of his own reports as a soldier throughout the struggle in Vietnam, has spent the previous two decades translating modern Vietnamese poetry. those penetrating poems, released in bilingual English and Vietnamese, construct new bridges among cultures sure jointly by means of conflict and destruction. The mystery of Hoa Sen, Que Mai's first full-length U.S. e-book, shines with craft, paintings, and deeply felt humanity.
I pass the Lam River to come to my homeland
where my mom embraces my grandmother's tomb within the rain,
the soil of Nghe An so dry the rice vegetation grasp to rocks.
My mom chews dry corn; hungry, she attempts to forget.
By Jerzy Kosniski
In a masterpiece of affection and loss by way of one of many world's maximum writers, Fabian travels in his VanHome from one finish of the rustic to the opposite, looking out, judging, and testing--himself such a lot of all.
By K. Simpson
This publication brings a brand new size to the serious debate in regards to the complicated dating of Woolf to and commodity culture through a spotlight at the reward economic system at paintings in Woolf's writing, exploring the political subversiveness of the present and its importance in her modernist aesthetics.
By Ayana I. Karanja
Filtered via black womanist views, Zora Neale Hurston: The Breath of Her Voice breaks new flooring via innovation and mind's eye, through fusing interpretive tools in ethnographic writing and literary reports. Intrinsically referencing modern epistemological concerns in ethnographic writing and literary canonicity, Dr. Karanja illuminates fragments of Hurston's existence via an exploration of her novels and folklore collections. In doing so, she bridges disciplines to build a postmodern textual content that «speaks» without delay and formidably to oral literature and to the writer's and reader's collaboration within the creation of textual meanings.
By R. Ballaster
This quantity charts the main major adjustments for a literary historical past of girls in a interval that observed the beginnings of a discourse of 'enlightened feminism'. It unearths that ladies engaged in types outdated and new, looking to form and rework the tradition of letters instead of easily mirror or reply to the paintings in their male contemporaries.
By Susan M. Bernardo
Though technological know-how fiction has existed as a literary style for good over a century, a operating definition of the time period has but to be decided. Ursula ok. Le Guin, who emerged as a favored technology fiction and fable author within the Sixties, has not just witnessed, but additionally skilled first-hand the shifts and differences of this more and more renowned style. Delve into her fantastical worlds and examine numerous of her recognized works during this examine perfect for prime university and undergraduate scholars. know about the author's existence and decade-spanning occupation, in addition to her quite a few literary achievements. This finished research of Le Guin's paintings will go away readers nervous for her destiny endeavors.
By Susanne Woods
Aemilia Bassano Lanyer released poetry to and for ladies in 1611, on the peak of the mostly misogynistic reign of James I. Her verse enhances and extends our view of her contemporaries, corresponding to Spenser, Shakespeare, Jonson, and Donne, whose paintings in flip presents a context for her special and interesting voice. This publication situates Lanyer in the wealthy culture of Jacobean poetry.