Download E-books Women in Science Fiction and Fantasy [2 volumes] PDF

Works of technology fiction and delusion more and more discover gender matters, function girls as valuable characters, and are written via girls writers. This ebook examines women's contributions to technological know-how fiction and myth throughout a number of media and genres, equivalent to fiction, nonfiction, movie, tv, artwork, comics, photo novels, and song. the 1st quantity bargains survey essays on significant subject matters, akin to sexual identities, fandom, women's writing teams, and feminist spirituality; the second one offers alphabetically prepared entries on extra particular topics, reminiscent of Hindu mythology, Toni Morrison, magical realism, and Margaret Atwood. Entries are written via professional participants and cite works for additional analyzing, and the set closes with a specific, common bibliography.

Students and normal readers love technological know-how fiction and delusion. And technological know-how fiction and fable works more and more discover gender matters, characteristic ladies as critical characters, and are written by means of ladies writers. Older works show attitudes towards ladies in occasions prior, whereas newer works grapple with modern social matters. This ebook is helping scholars use technology fiction and fable to appreciate the contributions of ladies writers, the illustration of ladies within the media, and the stories of ladies in society.

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Download E-books The Geek Feminist Revolution PDF

By Kameron Hurley

The Geek Feminist Revolution is a set of essays by way of double Hugo Award-winning essayist and myth novelist Kameron Hurley.

The booklet collects dozens of Hurley's essays on feminism, geek tradition, and her reports and insights as a style author, together with "We Have consistently Fought," which received the 2013 Hugo for most sensible comparable paintings. The Geek Feminist Revolution will additionally function numerous solely new essays written particularly for this volume.

Unapologetically outspoken, Hurley has contributed essays to The Atlantic, Locus, Tor.com, and others at the upward thrust of girls in style, her ardour for SF/F, and the diversification of publishing.

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Download E-books Milk and Honey PDF

By Rupi Kaur

milk and honey is a suite of poetry and prose approximately survival. concerning the event of violence, abuse, love, loss, and femininity.

The publication is split into 4 chapters, and every bankruptcy serves a unique objective. bargains with a special discomfort. Heals a special heartache. milk and honey takes readers via a trip of the main sour moments in lifestyles and reveals sweetness in them simply because there's sweetness in all places while you're simply prepared to seem.

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Download E-books "Saddling La Gringa": Gatekeeping in Literature by Contemporary Latina Writers (Contributions in Women's Studies) PDF

By Phillipa Kafka

Because in their ethnic identification, Latinas occasionally face discrimination within the usa. Latinas are also oppressed as a result of their gender―because they're girls, they carry a subordinate place in patriarchal Latino tradition. The oppression of Latinas is maintained via numerous cultural mechanisms, which maintain strength family members in keeping with gender. This ebook supplies unique consciousness to the function of woman cultural gatekeepers in novels via modern Latina writers.

These gatekeepers implement and perpetuate patriarchal cultural constraints onto destiny generations of Latinas. They build and police girl id, together with their very own, by using idiomatic expressions, epithets, jokes, morality stories, and myths. the amount starts via analyzing Judith Ortiz Cofer's Silent Dancing, a piece that sincerely illustrates the function of gatekeepers in perpetuating gendered energy family. It then turns to the writings of Christina García, Julia Alvarez, Rosario Ferre, and Magali Garcia Ramis. via their hugely serious but loving characterizations of woman gatekeepers, those Latina writers recommend a distinct lifestyle for Latinas, a feminist way.

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Download E-books Rewriting American Identity in the Fiction and Memoirs of Isabel Allende PDF

Relocating clear of territorially-bound narratives towards a extra kinetic conceptualization of identification, this e-book represents the 1st research of the politics of yank id in the fiction and memoirs of Isabel Allende. Craig bargains a thorough transformation of societal frameworks via revised notions of position, temporality, and house.

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Download E-books British Women's Life Writing, 1760-1840: Friendship, Community, and Collaboration PDF

British Women's lifestyles Writing, 1760-1840 brings jointly for the 1st time quite a lot of print and manuscript resources to illustrate women's leading edge method of self-representation. It examines canonical writers, comparable to Mary Wollstonecraft, Mary Robinson, and Helen Maria Williams, among others.

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Download E-books Women Peasant Poets in Eighteenth-Century England, Scotland, and Germany: Milkmaids on Parnassus (Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture) PDF

By Susanne Kord

This is often the 1st comparative examine of a hugely not likely crew of authors: eighteenth-century ladies peasants in England, Scotland, and Germany, ladies who, regularly, acquired very little formal schooling and lived by means of guide hard work, a lot of them in dire poverty. between them are the English washerwoman Mary Collier, the English household servants Elizabeth palms and Molly Leapor, the German cowherd Anna Louisa Karsch, the Scottish diarywoman Janet Little, the Scottish family servant Christian Milne, and the English milkmaid Ann Cromartie Yearsley. Their literature is right here associated with one of many significant eighteenth-century aesthetic developments in all 3 international locations, the normal Genius craze, which culminated in highland primitivism in Scotland and England, and within the Sturm und Drang in Germany. Kord's research of the peasant women's works and the bourgeois reaction allows us to discover new solutions to questions that experience centrally motivated our puzzling over what makes paintings paintings. Kord's publication presents a clean examine a few of this attention-grabbing literature, and on the roles and attitudes of the decrease sessions and of girls within the paintings international of the day. It additionally advances a progressive thesis: that the eighteenth-century bourgeoisie confirmed itself because the dominant cultural category now not basically, as is usually held, against aristocratic tradition, yet extra importantly via its dissociation from and suppression of lower-class artwork varieties. Susanne Kord is Professor and Head of the dept of German at collage university London. Her booklet Little Detours: The Letters and performs of Luise Gottsched used to be released via Camden apartment in 2000. a href="http://www.camden-house.com/skord.doc" target="_blank">Click right here to learn an interview with Susanne Kord/a> (Word rfile 25KB)

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Download E-books Chekhov's Three Sisters and Woolf's Orlando: Two Renderings for the Stage PDF

By Sarah Ruhl, Virginia Woolf

"[Ruhl's Orlando] captures either the highbrow spirit and the literary brilliance of Woolf's paintings. . . . Ruhl writes with the ingenious sweep that enables Woolf's poetry to soar."—Variety

"Sarah Ruhl's shrewdpermanent new translation [of Three Sisters] feels wonderful to modern American ears—lean, colloquial, and conversational for us and real to Chekhov's unique work."—The Cincinnati Enquirer

In her level model of Virginia Woolf's gender-bending, period-hopping novel, award-winning playwright Sarah Ruhl "is her traditional unfailingly dependent, unbeatably witty self, cleverly braiding her personal brand-name wit with Woolf's" (New York )magazine. keeping Woolf's important principles and lyrical tone, Ruhl brings to the degree the lifetime of an Elizabethan nobleman who is magically remodeled into an immortal lady. In her clean translation of Three Sisters, the Anton Chekhov vintage of ennui and frustration, Ruhl employs her signature lyricism and stylish knowing of intimacy to bare the discontent felt through fretful Olga, unsatisfied Masha, and idealistic Irina as they lengthy to go away rural Russia for the ever-alluring Moscow.

Sarah Ruhl's different performs contain the Pulitzer Prize finalists In the subsequent Room (or the vibrator play) and The fresh House, in addition to Passion Play, Dean Man's phone Phone, Demeter within the City, Eurydice, Melancholy Play, and Late: a cowboy song. She is the recipient of a Whiting Writers' Award, a PEN/Laura Pels Award, and a MacArthur Fellowship. Her performs have premiered on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and in lots of theaters round the world.

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Download E-books Address (Wesleyan Poetry Series) PDF

By Elizabeth Willis

Tackle attracts us into obvious and invisible architectures, into acts of intimate and public deal with. those poems are focused, polyvocal, and sharply conscious of acts of illustration; they take in my view their politics and within the approach show anything in regards to the manner civic buildings inhabit the mind's eye. toxic crops, witches, anthems, bees—beneath their floor, we glimpse the fragility of our founding, republican aspirations and witness a disintegrating panorama artfully remodeled. If a poem can function a type of astrolabe, measuring distances either cosmic and speedy, temporal and actual, it does so by means of inventive, nonlinear capability. right here, prior and current have interaction in acts of mutual interrogation and critique, and inside of this dynamic Willis’s poetry is instantaneously complexly authoritative and looking: “so starts our legislation.”

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Download E-books Come Buy, Come Buy: Shopping and the Culture of Consumption in Victorian Women's Writing PDF

By Krista Lysack

From the 1860s during the early 20th century, nice Britain observed the increase of the dep. shop and the institutionalization of a gendered sphere of intake. Come purchase, Come Buy considers representations of the feminine patron in British women’s writing and demonstrates how women’s procuring practices are materialized as kinds of narrative, poetic, and cultural inscription, exhibiting how girls writers emphasize consumerism as effective of delight instead of the situation of seduction or loss. Krista Lysack examines works by way of Christina Rossetti, Mary Elizabeth Braddon, George Eliot, and Michael box, in addition to the suffragist newspaper Votes for girls, with a purpose to problem the dominant development of Victorian femininity as characterised via self-renunciation and the legislation of appetite.

Come purchase, Come Buy considers not just literary works, but additionally a number of archival resources (shopping courses, women’s type magazines, family administration courses, newspapers, and ads) and cultural practices (department shop purchasing, shoplifting and kleptomania, household financial system, and suffragette shopkeeping). This wealth of resources finds unforeseen relationships among intake, identification, and citizenship, as Lysack strains a family tree of the lady consumer from dissident household spender to aesthetic salonière, from curious shop-gazer to political radical.

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