Womanhood in Anglophone Literary Culture

Womanhood in Anglophone Literary Culture

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Taken together, the fourteen essays in this collection contribute to the discourse of social conditions for literary women. The essays examine relevant social, intellectual, and professional questions about the ways in which women writers contributed to conceptions of womanhood in nineteenth and twentieth century Anglophone literary culture. Contributors to this collection describe and examine several nineteenth and twentieth century women writersa€™ responses to patriarchal assumptions about literary merit in genres including poetry and fiction. Womanhood in Anglophone Literary Culture: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Perspectives will be of special interest to students and faculty of womena€™s studies and literature written in the English language.From Mary Shelleya#39;s Frankenstein to Charlotte Perkins Gilmana#39;s The Yellow Wallpaper, from Lorraine Hansberrya#39;s A Raisin in the Sun to Doris Lessinga#39;s a€œTo Room Nineteen, a#39; from Adrienne. 18 Anne Balsamo, Technologies of the Genderedanbsp;...

Title:Womanhood in Anglophone Literary Culture
Author:Robin Hammerman
Publisher:Cambridge Scholars Publishing - 2009-03-26


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