Category: Women Authors

Download E-books Disposable Camera (Phoenix Poets) PDF

By Janet Foxman

Although Disposable Camera is Janet Foxman’s first book-length assortment, one wouldn't comprehend it given the wry sophistication of the poems discovered inside of. The idea of the disposable digital camera permeates the full e-book, the place Foxman considers the instabilities in even our private attachments. right here gulfs extend, for example, among twins, among the musician and his device, among the recluse and his inconsolable solitude. even if a hermit; a dual; a filmgoer totally considering Triumph of the Will; or Masaccio, simply after he’s painted the Expulsion—the poems’ audio system proportion a nagging nervousness that pride would possibly not exist outdoors the hassle to visualize it, and that efforts at paintings and making, although obligatory to their executor, are most likely regrettable from the beginning. A officially creative and bold e-book, and person who monitors a sophistication well past the poet’s years, Disposable digicam will be a necessary addition to American poetry.

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Download E-books Jane Austen's Possessions and Dispossessions: The Significance of Objects PDF

Who owns, who buys, who supplies, and who notices items is often major in Austen's writing, putting characters socially and characterizing them symbolically. Jane Austen's Possessions and Dispossessions seems to be on the importance of gadgets in Austen's significant novels, fragments, and juvenilia.

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Download E-books Marvels of the Invisible: Poems (Tupelo Press First / Second Book Awrd) PDF

By Jenny Molberg

Winner of the Berkshire Prize, Tupelo Press's First/Second publication Award, chosen by way of Jeffrey Harrison

during this award-winning debut assortment, the smallest issues of the area undergo huge, immense emotive weight. For Jenny Molberg, the invisible and rarely noticeable are sorts of reminiscence, articulations of our position within the cosmos. Parsing the intersections among technology and private heritage, and considering archival letters from seventeenth- and 18th-century scientists in addition to new experiences in organic phenomena, Molberg's poems research complexities of relationships with mom and dad and the faultiness of sure bet approximately earthly permanence. within the name poem, a baby starts off by way of taking a look at an ant via a microscope, and later, as a husband and father, with an identical discerning eye he acknowledges the melanoma in his wife's breast. Marvels of the Invisible sounds the depths of either grief and amazement, sorts of information inseparably entwined.

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Download E-books Women in Argentina: Early Travel Narratives PDF

"Tells a compelling tale approximately a virtually unknown physique of work--Argentine women’s shuttle narratives--and additionally provokes the reader to imagine extra deeply in regards to the intersection among studying approximately one’s nation and studying approximately oneself."-- Debra A. Castillo, Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow, Cornell collage, and writer of Easy girls: intercourse and Gender in smooth Mexican Fiction

In this number of writings via ladies either in and out of Argentina, Mónica Szurmuk has unearthed a wealthy and pleasant culture of commute writing. the decisions, recorded from the interval 1850-1930, contain travelogues through eu and North American ladies who visited Argentina along items by means of Argentinean ladies who describe journeys to the U.S., Europe, the center East, and the inner in their personal country.

The items express that girls writers in colonized and colonizing nations percentage literary and ideological views and speak about race and gender in comparable methods, frequently utilizing the shape of shuttle writing to debate hugely charged political issues.

In addition to brief introductions to every textual content and writer, Szurmuk describes how women’s texts have been co-opted to shape a picture of white ladies as types of nationhood that must be safe and sheltered. She additionally examines the heritage of go back and forth writing along the participation of girls in public lifestyles, inhabitants regulations, and the advance of the general public university approach, and he or she bargains enlightening conclusions in regards to the nature of trip writing as a literary genre.

Introduction
Part I: Frontier Identities, 1837-1880
1. a home, a house, a state: Mariquita Sánchez's Recuerdos del Buenos Ayres Virreynal
2. Queen of the internal: Lina Beck-Bernard's Le Rio Parana
Part II: transferring Frontiers, 1880-1900
3. Eduarda Mansilla de García's Recuerdos de Viaje: "Recordar es Vivir"
4. Interlude within the Frontier: girl Florence Dixie's Across Patagonia
5. Traveling/Teaching/Writing: Jennie Howard's In far-off Climes and different Years
Part III: moving Identities, 1900-1930
6. Traveler/Governess/Expatriate: Emma de los angeles Barra's Stella
7. Globe-Trotting unmarried Women
8. The non secular journey: Delfina Bunge de Gálvez's Tierras del Mar Azul

Mónica Szurmuk is assistant professor of Latin American literature on the collage of Oregon. She is the editor of the anthology Mujeres y Viaje: Escritos y Testimonios, released in Buenos Aires, and her paintings has seemed in English and Spanish in journals resembling Nuevo Texto Crítico and English Language Journal.

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Download E-books Cultures of Modernism: Marianne Moore, Mina Loy, and Else Lasker-Schuler PDF

By Cristanne Miller

Cultures of Modernism explores how the constitution and site of literary groups considerably effect who writes, what they write approximately, and their openness to formal experimentation. those impacts really impact ladies writers. writer Cristanne Miller notes extraordinary styles of similarity within the issues and lives of girls residing in geographically far-off facilities of modernist construction. She appears at 3 major poets---the American Marianne Moore, the British expatriate Mina Loy, and the German Else Lasker-Schüler---in the context of cultural, nationwide, and native parts to argue that place considerably affected their performances of subjectivity, gender, race, and faith. the 1st publication of its type, Cultures of Modernism breaks new floor whereas it contributes to the continuing reconception of the modernist period.

"A interesting, provocative, and really unique examine of a 'different' modernism in poetry---namely, the Modernism of girls poets."
---Marjorie Perloff, Stanford University

"An very important and impressive paintings that makes significant contributions to the fields of gender stories and modernist experiences, and to the research of modernist poetry."
---Robin Schulze, Pennsylvania nation University

"Offers a welcome corrective to the unreflective severe tendency . . . to make wide claims in regards to the historic reports and cultural conundrums of 'women,' and especially 'women writers.' Miller deals tour-de-force comparative readings . . . threading jointly the world-historical with the private, poetics with the political, and wielding the tools of scansion as deftly as a surgeon."
---Modernism/modernity, The legit magazine of the Modernist experiences Association

Cristanne Miller is Edward H. Butler Professor of English and Chair of the English division on the collage of Buffalo, nation collage of recent York.

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Download E-books Great Women Mystery Writers, 2nd Edition PDF

Mysteries are one of the most well liked books at the present time, and ladies remain one of the so much inventive and largely learn secret writers. This publication contains alphabetically prepared entries on ninety ladies secret writers. a few of the writers mentioned weren't even writing whilst the 1st version of this ebook was once released in 1994, whereas others have written a variety of works considering then. Writers have been chosen in line with their prestige as award winners, their advertisement luck, and their severe acclaim. each one access offers biographical info, a dialogue of significant works and subject matters, and first and secondary bibliographies. the quantity closes with appendices and a particular, normal bibliography. Public library consumers will price this advisor to their favourite authors, whereas scholars will flip to it while writing reports.

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Download E-books Gifts, Markets and Economies of Desire in Virginia Woolf PDF

This ebook brings a brand new size to the serious debate in regards to the advanced courting of Woolf to and commodity culture through a spotlight at the reward economic climate at paintings in Woolf's writing, exploring the political subversiveness of the present and its importance in her modernist aesthetics.

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Download E-books Lois McMaster Bujold: Essays on a Modern Master of Science Fiction and Fantasy (Critical Explorations in Science Fiction and Fantasy) PDF

Lois McMaster Bujold has received a shelf jam-packed with awards--Hugos, Nebulas, and others--for either her technology fiction and myth writing. She is without doubt one of the most beneficial names within the box, consistently providing polished, considerate, and well-crafted writing. She continuously addresses nice concerns and difficulties on a human point, the place they're confronted through quirky, prickly, and intensely genuine characters, and her exploration of the speculation of reader-response is a vital severe contribution. but there was a shocking dearth of great severe writing approximately her output--in half simply because she resists neat and simple type via style, politics, or material. This number of clean essays goals to right that state of affairs through offering severe insights into many features of her writing. consciousness is given to either her Miles Vorkosigan technological know-how fiction sequence and her Chalion and Sharing Knife delusion sequence, in addition to the books that fall outdoors those sequence.

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Download E-books Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity (Routledge Classics) PDF

One of the main talked-about scholarly works of the previous fifty years, Judith Butler’s Gender Trouble is as celebrated because it is controversial.

Arguing that conventional feminism is incorrect to appear to a traditional, 'essential' concept of the feminine, or certainly of intercourse or gender, Butler starts off via wondering the class 'woman' and keeps during this vein with examinations of 'the masculine' and 'the feminine'. most sensible identified in spite of the fact that, but in addition in most cases misinterpreted, is Butler's proposal of gender as a reiterated social performance rather than the expression of a previous reality.

Thrilling and provocative, few different educational works have roused passions to an identical extent.

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