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  • The Female Malady by Elaine Showalter
    The Female Malady (English, Paperback) Elaine Showalter

    A vital counter-interpretation of madness in women, showing how it is often a consequence of, rather than a deviation from, the traditional female role.

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  • Little Women by Louisa Alcott
    Little Women (English, Hardback) Louisa Alcott

    Meg, Jo, Amy and Beth - four 'little women' enduring hardships and enjoying adventures in Civil War New England.

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  • Little Women by Louisa Alcott
    Little Women (Paperback) Louisa Alcott

    'I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning how to sail my ship.'...

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  • Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
    Mrs Dalloway (English, Paperback) Virginia Woolf

    Past, present and future are brought together one momentous June day in 1923. Clarissa Dalloway, elegant and vivacious, is preparing for a party while reminiscing about her childhood romance with Peter Walsh, and dwelling on her daughter Elizabeth's rapidly-approaching adulthood.

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  • Daddy Long Legs by Jean Webster
    Daddy Long Legs (English, Paperback) Jean Webster, Elaine Showalter

    One of the great novels of American girlhood, Jean Webster's Daddy-Long-Legs (1912) follows the adventures of an orphan named Judy Abbott, whose letters to her anonymous male benefactor trace her development as an independent thinker and writer. Its sequel, Dear Enemy (1915), follows the progress of Judy's former orphanage, now run by her friend Sallie McBride, who struggles to give her young...

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  • Teaching Literature by Elaine Showalter
    Teaching Literature (English, Paperback) Elaine Showalter

    A guidebook for all teachers of English and American literature in higher education. Drawing on 40 years of international teaching experience, author Elaine Showalter inspires instructors to make their classroom practice as intellectually exciting as their research.

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  • The Odd Women by George Gissing
    The Odd Women (English, Paperback) George Gissing

    Virginia and Alice Madden are odd women', growing old alone in Victorian England with no prospect of finding love. Forced into poverty by the sudden death of their father, they lead lives of quiet desperation in a genteel boarding house in London. This is a pioneering work of early feminism.

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  • Where are You Going, Where Have You Been? by Joyce Carol Oates
    Where are You Going, Where Have You Been? (English, Paperback) Joyce Carol Oates, Elaine Showalter

    Joyce Carol Oates's prize-winning story "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?"" takes up troubling subjects that continue to occupy her in her fiction. This casebook includes an introduction by the editor, a chronology of Oates's life, an authoritative text of the story, ten critical essays, and a bibliography

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  • Trilby by George Du Maurier
    Trilby (English, Paperback) George Du Maurier

    First published in 1894, the story of the diva Trilby O'Ferrall and her mesmeric mentor, Svengali, has entered the popular imagination. George Du Maurier's drawings for the novel form part of its appeal - this edition includes his most significant illustrations.

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  • Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
    Ethan Frome (English, Paperback) Edith Wharton

    Set against the bleak winter landscape of New England, Ethan Frome tells the story of a poor farmer, lonely and downtrodden, his wife Zenia, and her cousin, the enchanting Mattie Silver. In her introduction the distinguished critic Elaine Showalter discusses the background to the novel's composition and the reasons for its enduring success.

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  • O Pioneers! by Willa Cather
    O Pioneers! (Hardback) Willa Cather

    At the turn of the twentieth century. Central to the novel's action is the Nebraskan landscape it describes, by turns unyielding and fruitful, bitter and ecstatic.O Pioneers!

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  • A Literature Of Their Own by Elaine Showalter
    A Literature Of Their Own (Paperback) Elaine Showalter

    * Revised and expanded edition with a new introduction and postscript, published to coincide with Elaine Showalter's new hardback, A JURY OF HER PEERS

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  • A Jury of Her Peers by Professor of English Elaine Showalter
    A Jury of Her Peers (English, Paperback) Professor of English Elaine Showalter

    A comprehensive history of American women writers explores the contributions of more than 250 female authors--both famous and little-known--to every field of literary endeavor and reflects on their role in the evolution of our American literary heritage.

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  • The Home-Maker by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
    The Home-Maker (English, Paperback) Dorothy Canfield Fisher, Karen Knox

    A 1924 novel by one of America's leading writers about a couple who role-swap.

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  • Out of Time by Lynne Segal
    Out of Time (English, Hardback) Lynne Segal

    A profound and sympathetic investigation of ageing, in life and literature.

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  • Out of Time: The Pleasures and the Perils of Ageing by Lynne Segal
    Out of Time: The Pleasures and the Perils of Ageing (English, Paperback) Lynne Segal, Elaine Showalter

    "A powerful manifesto for dealing with the march of time." - Observer

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  • Daughters Of Decadence by Elaine Showalter
    Daughters Of Decadence (Paperback) Elaine Showalter

    Stories by celebrated female writers Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Kate Chopin and Edith Wharton - edited by Elaine Showalter

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  • Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
    Little Women (English, Paperback) Louisa May Alcott

    Meg, Jo, Amy and Beth - and their wise and patient mother Marmee. Enduring hardships and enjoying adventures in Civil War New England, March sisters have been adored for generations. Rooted for Laurie in his pursuit of Jo's hand, cried over little Beth's death, and dreamed of travelling through Europe with old Aunt March and Amy.

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  • Louisa May Alcott: Little Women, Little Men, Jo's Boys (Loa #156) by Louisa May Alcott
    Louisa May Alcott: Little Women, Little Men, Jo's Boys (Loa #156) (English, Hardback) Louisa May Alcott

    A deluxe single-volume edition of Alcott's classic Little Women trilogy is complemented by the stories' original first-edition illustrations, some of which where drawn by the author's sister May, who inspired the character of Amy.

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  • Faculty Towers by Elaine Showalter
    Faculty Towers (English, Paperback) Elaine Showalter

    In Faculty Towers, Showalter takes a personal look at the ways novels about the academy have charted changes in the university and society since 1950.

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