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Major Works: Women's Literature

You are currently browsing 11–18 of 18 new and published major works in the subject of Women's Literature — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. American Women's Fiction, 1790-1870

    A Reference Guide

    By Barbara A. White

    Series: RLE: Women, Feminism and Literature

    An annotated bibliography on women who wrote fiction in the US during the period 1790-1870. The first part is an annotated list of sources that discuss women's fiction in the period and women authors born before 1840 who published before 1870. The second part is an alphabetical list of the...

    Published June 5th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Edging Women Out

    Victorian Novelists, Publishers and Social Change

    By Gaye Tuchman

    Series: RLE: Women, Feminism and Literature

    Before about 1840, there was little prestige attached to the writing of novels, and most English novelists were women. By the turn of the twentieth century, "men of letters" acclaimed novels as a form of great literature, and most critically successful novelists were men. In the book, sociologist...

    Published June 5th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Literary Fairy Tales by Women Writers (ES 4-vol. set)

    Facsimile reproductions of six collections of fairy tales by three female writers: Madame d'Aulnoy, Anne Thackeray Ritchie, and Mary de Morgan published 18th- and 19th- century England, with many illustrations which are all faithfully reproduced. By tracing the English tradition of the literary...

    Published May 13th 2011 by Edition Synapse

  4. Women's Suffrage Literature

    By Katharine Cockin, Glenda Norquay, Sowon Park

    Series: History of Feminism

    Women's Suffrage Literature is a new Major Work from Routledge and Edition Synapse. It makes available in facsimile key texts which represent the wealth of creative writing that emerged around the issue of women’s suffrage in the early twentieth century. The collection includes five...

    Published December 18th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Female Biography

    Or memoirs of Illustrious and Celebrated Women, of all Ages and Countries, by Mary Hays

    Edited by Chihiro Uegaki

    'My pen has been taken up in the cause, and for the benefit of my own sex. For their improvement, and to their entertainment, my labours have been devoted ... I have at heart the happiness of my sex, and their advancement in the grand scale of rational and social existence.' - From the Preface by...

    Published January 31st 2006 by Routledge

  6. Women Writing Latin

    Women Writing Latin in Roman Antiquity, Late Antiquity, and the Early Christian Era

    Edited by Laurie J. Churchill, Phyllis R. Brown, Jane E. Jeffrey

    Series: Women Writers of the World

    This book is part of a 3-volume anthology of women's writing in Latin from antiquity to the early modern era. Each volume provides texts, contexts, and translations of a wide variety of works produced by women, including dramatic, poetic, and devotional writing. Volume One covers the age of Roman...

    Published September 20th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Women Writing Latin

    Medieval Modern Women Writing Latin

    Edited by Laurie J. Churchill, Phyllis R. Brown, Jane E. Jeffrey

    Series: Women Writers of the World

    This book is part of a 3-volume anthology of women's writing in Latin from antiquity to the early modern era. Each volume provides texts, contexts, and translations of a wide variety of works produced by women, including dramatic, poetic, and devotional writing. Volume Two covers women's writing...

    Published September 20th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Women Writing Latin

    Early Modern Women Writing Latin

    Edited by Laurie J. Churchill, Phyllis R. Brown, Jane E. Jeffrey

    Series: Women Writers of the World

    This book is part of a 3-volume anthology of women's writing in Latin from antiquity to the early modern era. Each volume provides texts, contexts, and translations of a wide variety of works produced by women, including dramatic, poetic, and devotional writing. Volume Three covers women's...

    Published September 20th 2002 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Christina Rossetti
    Edited by Simon Humphries
    To Be Published June 14th 2015

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