• 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 Using an array of literary texts and historical documents and alongside secondary historical and critical…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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  • Shirley Jackson, Influences and Confluences book cover

    Shirley Jackson, Influences and Confluences

    1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie R. Anderson, Lisa Kröger

    The popularity of such widely known works as "The Lottery" and The Haunting of Hill House has tended to obscure the extent of Shirley Jackson's literary output, which includes six novels, a prodigious number of short stories, and two volumes of domestic sketches. Organized around the themes of…

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  • Spanish Women Writers and Spain's Civil War book cover

    Spanish Women Writers and Spain's Civil War

    1st Edition

    By Maryellen Bieder, Roberta Johnson

    The Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) pitted conservative forces including the army, the Church, the Falange (fascist party), landowners, and industrial capitalists against the Republic, installed in 1931 and supported by intellectuals, the petite bourgeoisie, many campesinos (farm laborers), and the…

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  • The Daughter Zion Allegory in Medieval German Religious Writing book cover

    The Daughter Zion Allegory in Medieval German Religious Writing

    1st Edition

    By Annette Volfing

    The Daughter Zion allegory represents a particular narrative articulation of the paradigm of bridal mysticism deriving from the Song of Songs, the core element of which is the quest of Daughter Zion for a worthy object of love. Examining medieval German religious writing (verse and prose) and Dutch…

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  • Women and Shakespeare's Cuckoldry Plays: Shifting Narratives of Marital Betrayal book cover

    Women and Shakespeare's Cuckoldry Plays

    Shifting Narratives of Marital Betrayal, 1st Edition

    By Cristina León Alfar

    How does a woman become a whore? What are the discursive dynamics making a woman a whore? And, more importantly, what are the discursive mechanics of unmaking? In Women and Shakespeare’s Cuckoldry Plays: Shifting Narratives of Marital Betrayal, Cristina León Alfar pursues these questions to tease…

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