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eminist companion to literature in English

Virginia Blain

eminist companion to literature in English

women writers from the Middle Ages to the present

by Virginia Blain

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- Women authors -- Dictionaries.,
  • Women authors, English -- Biography -- Dictionaries.,
  • American literature -- Women authors -- Dictionaries.,
  • Women authors, American -- Biography -- Dictionaries.,
  • English literature -- Women authors -- Bio-bibliography.,
  • American literature -- Women authors -- Bio-bibliography.,
  • Women authors, Commonwealth of Nations -- Biography -- Dictionaries.,
  • Commonwealth of Nations literature (English) -- Women authors -- Dictionaries.,
  • Commonwealth of Nations literature (English) -- Women authors -- Bio-bibliography.,
  • Feminism and literature -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. (1204)-1208) and indexes.

    StatementVirginia Blain, Patricia Clements, Isobel Grundy.
    ContributionsClements, Patricia., Grundy, Isobel.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR111
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1231 p. ;
    Number of Pages1231
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21242177M
    ISBN 100300048548

    Based on the bestselling Oxford Companion to English Literature, this is an indispensable, compact guide to all aspects of English literature. Over 5, new and revised alphabetical entries give unrivaled coverage of writers, works, historical context, literary theory, allusions, characters, and plot summaries. Together the chapters add up to a systematic critical account of, for example Plato, Luther, Jane Austen, Tom Stoppard or Stravinsky, the French Novel or Jewish American Literature, and each book is supported by reference features such as a chronology and guide to further ions have colonised several fields within Humanities.

    A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress cataloging in publication data The Cambridge companion to English literature, – / edited by Arthur E. Kinney. p. cm. – (Cambridge companions to culture) Includes index. isbn 0 6 (hardback). – isbn 0 1 (paperback) 1. Contemporary Literature Jerri Brown-Davidson E. L. Doctorow: The Novelist as Historian Daniel L Zins The Progress from Hunger to Love: Three Novellas by Andre Dubus Thomas E. Kennedy Stories to Ease the Tension: Clyde Edgerton's Fiction Michael Pearson • ••twayne companion to contemporary literature in english.

    eminist and. G. ender. t. heories. Dorothy E. Smith companion, Jean-Paul Sartre, whom she met at the École Normale Supérieure, she was an acclaimed French existentialist philosopher who wrote fiction and memoirs, as well as philosophy. In her most influential book, Feminist and Gender Theories. Comic Transactions: Literature, Humor, and the Politics of Community in Twentieth-Century Britain By James F. English Cornell University Press, Read preview Overview A Critical Difference: T. S. Eliot and John Middleton Murry in English Literary Criticism, By David Goldie Clarendon Press,


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