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  • Little Women
    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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  • Daughters Of Decadence
    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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  • Mrs Dalloway
    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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  • The Female Malady
    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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  • Trilby
    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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  • Out of Time
    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
    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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  • Ethan Frome
    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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  • Daddy Long Legs
    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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  • Little Women
    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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  • The Odd Women
    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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  • A Literature Of Their Own
    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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  • Alternative Alcott
    Alternative Alcott (English, Paperback) Elaine Showalter, Louisa May Alcott

    The discovery in recent years of Louisa May Alcott's pseudonymous sensation stories has made readers and scholars increasingly aware of her accomplishments beyond her most famous novel, Little Women, one of the great international best-sellers of all time. This anthology brings together for the first time a variety of Louisa May Alcott's journalistic, satiric, feminist, and sensation texts. Elaine Showalter has provided an excellent introduction and notes to the collection.

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  • The Civil Wars of Julia Ward Howe
    The Civil Wars of Julia Ward Howe (English, Paperback) Professor of English Elaine Showalter

    This ?lively biography? (The New Yorker) is the first to tell the story of Julia Ward Howe as a powerful feminist pioneer....

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  • A Literature of Their Own
    A Literature of Their Own (English, Paperback) Elaine Showalter

    First published in 1977, this book includes a chapter celebrating the legacy of feminism and feminist criticism in the efflorescence of contemporary British fiction by women.

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  • The Civil Wars of Julia Ward Howe
    The Civil Wars of Julia Ward Howe (English, Hardback) Professor of English Elaine Showalter

    "Unfailingly vivid?and fair-minded" ?The Atlantic...

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  • The Vintage Book of American Women Writers
    The Vintage Book of American Women Writers (English, Paperback) Professor of English Elaine Showalter

    The Vintage Book of American Women Writers is the first of its kind: a dazzling, monumental showcase of 350 years of poetry and fiction by American women....

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  • O Pioneers!
    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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  • The Evolution of the French Novel, 1641-1782
    The Evolution of the French Novel, 1641-1782 (English, Hardback) Elaine Showalter

    In France between 1641 and 1782 the romance developed into the novel. Mr. Showalter's intensive study of the novel, particularly during the critical period 1700-1720, shows that an important movement toward nineteenth century realism was taking place. To trace this development the author has selected five phenomena--time, space, names, money, and the narrator--and follows their treatment...

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