• Anglo-American Women Writers and Representations of Indianness, 1629-1824 book cover

    Anglo-American Women Writers and Representations of Indianness, 1629-1824

    1st Edition

    By Cathy Rex

    Examining the appropriations and revisions of Indian identity first carried out by Anglo-American engravers and later by early Anglo-American women writers, Cathy Rex shows the ways in which iconic images of Native figures inform not only an emerging colonial/early republican American identity but…

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  • Bluestockings Now!: The Evolution of a Social Role book cover

    Bluestockings Now!

    The Evolution of a Social Role, 1st Edition

    Edited by Deborah Heller

    Bringing together top specialists in the field, this edited volume challenges the theory that the eighteenth-century British intellectual women known as the Bluestockings were an isolated phenomenon spanning the period from the 1750s through the 1790s. On the contrary, the contributors suggest, the…

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  • Children and Asceticism in Late Antiquity: Continuity, Family Dynamics and the Rise of Christianity book cover

    Children and Asceticism in Late Antiquity

    Continuity, Family Dynamics and the Rise of Christianity, 1st Edition

    By Ville Vuolanto

    In Late Antiquity the emergence of Christian asceticism challenged the traditional Greco-Roman views and practices of family life. The resulting discussions on the right way to live a good Christian life provide us with a variety of information on both ideological statements and living experiences…

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  • Refugee Nuns, the French Revolution, and British Literature and Culture book cover

    Refugee Nuns, the French Revolution, and British Literature and Culture

    1st Edition

    By Tonya J. Moutray

    In eighteenth-century literature, negative representations of Catholic nuns and convents were pervasive. Yet, during the politico-religious crises initiated by the French Revolution, a striking literary shift took place as British writers championed the cause of nuns, lauded their socially relevant…

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  • Sor Juana In�de la Cruz and the Gender Politics of Knowledge in Colonial Mexico book cover

    Sor Juana In�de la Cruz and the Gender Politics of Knowledge in Colonial Mexico

    1st Edition

    By Stephanie Kirk

    Each of the book's five chapters evokes a colonial Mexican cultural and intellectual sphere: the library, anatomy and medicine, spirituality, classical learning, and publishing and printing. Using an array of literary texts and historical documents and alongside secondary historical and critical…

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  • Understanding Aging and Diversity: Theories and Concepts book cover

    Understanding Aging and Diversity

    Theories and Concepts, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Kolb

    The demographic phenomena of increased life expectancy, increasing global population of older adults, and a larger number of older people as a proportion of the total population in nations throughout the world will affect our lives and the life of each person we know. The changes will result in…

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  • Women, Rhetoric, and Drama in Early Modern Italy book cover

    Women, Rhetoric, and Drama in Early Modern Italy

    1st Edition

    By Alexandra Coller

    Sixteenth-century Italy witnessed the rebirth of comedy, tragedy, and tragicomedy in the pastoral mode. Traditionally, we think of comedy and tragedy as remakes of ancient models, and tragicomedy alone as the invention of the moderns. Women, Rhetoric, and Drama in Early Modern Italy suggests that…

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  • Thomas Hardy's Short Stories: New Perspectives book cover

    Thomas Hardy's Short Stories

    New Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Juliette Berning Schaefer, Siobhan Craft Brownson

    Thomas Hardy penned nearly fifty short stories, but in spite of this impressive number, his contributions to the genre have been relatively understudied. Bringing together an international group of scholars, this is the first edited collection devoted solely to Hardy's works of short fiction. The…

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  • Narrative Structure and Reader Formation in Lady Mary Wroth's Urania book cover

    Narrative Structure and Reader Formation in Lady Mary Wroth's Urania

    1st Edition

    By Rahel Orgis

    Narrative Structure and Reader Formation in Lady Mary Wroth’s Urania offers the first systematic formal and thematic analysis of Wroth’s Urania in its historical context and explores the structural means by which Wroth fashions her readership. The book thus has a dual focus, at once on narrative…

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  • Restoration Stage Comedies and Hollywood Remarriage Films: In conversation with Stanley Cavell book cover

    Restoration Stage Comedies and Hollywood Remarriage Films

    In conversation with Stanley Cavell, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Kraft

    In Restoration Stage Comedies and Hollywood Remarriage Films, Elizabeth Kraft brings the canon of Restoration comedy into the conversation initiated by Stanley Cavell in his book Pursuits of Happiness: The Hollywood Comedy of Remarriage. Before there could be imagined remarriages of the sort Cavell…

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  • The Collected Works of Jane Cavendish book cover

    The Collected Works of Jane Cavendish

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alexandra G. Bennett

    The first scholarly edition of the complete works of Jane Cavendish, this volume presents as complete a collection as possible of works and historical documents pertaining to a particularly compelling figure from the English Civil War. These include two manuscript poem and play collections, family…

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  • Women and Epistolary Agency in Early Modern Culture, 1450�1690 book cover

    Women and Epistolary Agency in Early Modern Culture, 1450�1690

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Daybell, Andrew Gordon

    Women and Epistolary Agency in Early Modern Culture, 1450–1690 is the first collection to examine the gendered nature of women’s letter-writing in England and Ireland from the late-fifteenth century through to the Restoration. The essays collected here represent an important body of new work by a…

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