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  • The Conquest of Rome by Matilde Serao book cover

    The Conquest of Rome by Matilde Serao

    1st Edition

    By Mathilde Serao

    Matilde Serao (1857-1927) was a successful and prolific journalist and novelist. This book tells the story of the arrival in Rome of a provincial deputy from the poor South. It paints a portrait of political and social life in contemporary Rome.…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
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  • Maude by Christina Rossetti, On Sisterhoods and A Woman's Thoughts About Women By Dinah Mulock Craik book cover

    Maude by Christina Rossetti, On Sisterhoods and A Woman's Thoughts About Women By Dinah Mulock Craik

    1st Edition

    By Christina Rossetti

    "Maude" was written when Christina Rossetti was 19 and examines the heroine's struggle to resist the notion that modesty and domesticity constitute the duties of women. "On Sisterhoods" by Dinah Mulock Craik advocates the encouragement of Anglican sisterhoods.…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
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  • The History of Lady Sophia Sternheim book cover

    The History of Lady Sophia Sternheim

    1st Edition

    By J Collyer

    The best-known novel of Sophie von La Roche, a German 18th-century woman writer. The plot reflects typical 18th-century concerns: the value of sentiment and the importance of virtue in attaining a good life. The publication of this novel reflects a recent revival of interest in the author.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
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  • New Atalantis book cover

    New Atalantis

    1st Edition

    By Delarivier Manley

    An early example of satirical political writing by a woman. The book, with its blend of politics and sexuality, is based on the public and private lives of prominent politicians and society figures of the time.…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
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  • Cassandra and Suggestions for Thought by Florence Nightingale book cover

    Cassandra and Suggestions for Thought by Florence Nightingale

    1st Edition

    By Florence Nightingale

    Florence Nightingale is famous as the heroine of the Crimean War and later as a campaigner for medical care founded on a clean environment and good nursing. Suggestions for Thought, which contains the novel Cassandra, is a central text in nineteenth-century history of feminist thought.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
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  • Narrative of the Life of Mrs Charlotte Charke book cover

    Narrative of the Life of Mrs Charlotte Charke

    1st Edition

    By Robert M Rehder

    In this picaresque novel, Charlotte Clarke recalls her life as an actress, and in particular, the difficulties facing a woman trying to make her way in a man's world. The issues of women's writing, education, motherhood, sexuality, and cross-dressing all come under scrutiny.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
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  • The Wild Irish Girl book cover

    The Wild Irish Girl

    1st Edition

    By Claire Connolly

    This novel intervenes in many of the literary and philosophical debates of the late eighteenth century and early nineteenth century, forging a connection between the eighteenth-century discourse of sentiment and the emergent nineteenth-century concept of the nation. Lady Morgan's Introductory…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
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  • Joanna Baillie: A Selection of Poems and Plays book cover

    Joanna Baillie

    A Selection of Poems and Plays, 1st Edition

    By Amanda Gilroy

    This work includes Joanna Baillie's important poems and critical prefaces, the tragedies "De Montfort" and "Basil", and the comedy, "The Alienated Manor", together with substantial extracts from her other works.…

    Hardback – 2002-04-15
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  • The Witlings and the Woman Hater book cover

    The Witlings and the Woman Hater

    1st Edition

    By Geoffrey M Sill

    This edition contains two of Frances Burney's comedies: "The Witlings", (1778-80) which satirizes the bluestockings; and "The Woman Hater" (1800-02), which explores social pretension and gender conflict.…

    Hardback – 1997-03-01
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  • Nature and Art book cover

    Nature and Art

    1st Edition

    By Shawn L Maurer

    "Nature and Art" demonstrates the links between personal experience and institutional oppression. This edition also contains an annotated appendix of Elizabeth Inchbald's humorous essay on novel-writing from "The Artist" (1806).…

    Hardback – 1996-02-01
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  • Impressions of Theophrastus Such book cover

    Impressions of Theophrastus Such

    1st Edition

    By George Eliot

    George Eliot (1819-80) is one of the most widely-read of the 19th-century novelists and story-writers. "Impressions of Theophrastus Such" appeared in 1879, Eliot's last completed work. It consists of 18 short essays narrated by a middle-aged bachelor, Theophrastus.…

    Hardback – 1993-10-01
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  • Counterfeit Ladies: The Life and Death of Moll Cutpurse and the Case of Mary Carleton book cover

    Counterfeit Ladies

    The Life and Death of Moll Cutpurse and the Case of Mary Carleton, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Spearing

    Biographies of two 17th-century female criminals, both celebrated in their day. These are the first editions published since the 17th century.…

    Hardback – 1993-10-01
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  • The Poems of Aphra Behn: A Selection book cover

    The Poems of Aphra Behn

    A Selection, 1st Edition

    By Janet Todd

    Aphra Behn (1640-1689) was a popular poet, author of the influential novel "Oroonoko" and one of the most successful dramatists of the Restoration theatre. This book contains a selection of her poetry.…

    Hardback – 1992-09-01
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  • New Blazing World and Other Writings book cover

    New Blazing World and Other Writings

    1st Edition

    By Kate Lilley

    "New Blazing World" (1666), is one of the earliest pieces of science fiction, telling the story of a voyage to a Utopian World. The Duchess of Newcastle (1623-73) was fascinated by contemporary science, and wove it into her writings. She was a colourful figure as well as a popular author.…

    Hardback – 1992-06-24
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