Feminist Contributions to the Literary Canon: Setting Standards of Taste (Women's Studies v. 15)

Feminist Contributions to the Literary Canon: Setting Standards of Taste (Women's Studies v. 15)

By: Susanne Fendler (editor)Hardback

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This is a collection of essays looking at writings by women which may be said to contribute to the literary canon. It includes women's contributions to the rise of the novel, and an examination of the feminist mystery novel, feminist science fiction, and travel writings by women.

Contents

"The Conflict between Love and Honor" - the autobiography of Anne, Lady Halkett, Gabriele Rippl; intertwining literary histories - women's contributions to the rise of the novel, Suzanne Fendler; Charlotte Smith and the Romantic sonnet revival, Sylvia Mergenthal; the transformation of a genre - the feminist mystery novel, Marion Frank; journey and gender - diversity in travel writing, Karin Veit; cyberpunk, cyborgs and feminist science fiction, Jenny Wolmark. (Part contents)

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773486676
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 188
  • ID: 9780773486676
  • ISBN10: 0773486674

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