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Virginia Woolf, the War Without, the War Within: Her Final Diaries and the Diaries She Read

In her third and final volume on Virginia Woolf’s diaries, Barbara Lounsberry reveals new insights about the courageous last years of the modernist writer’s life, from 1929 until Woolf’s suicide in 1941. Woolf turned more to her diary—and to the diaries of others—for support in these years as she engaged in inner artistic wars, including the struggle with her most difficult work, The Waves, and as the threat of fascism in the world outside culminated in World War II.

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The Remarkable Kinship of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Ellen Glasgow

In this book, Ashley Lear examines the relationship between two pioneers of American literature who broke the mold for women writers of their time.

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Resistance Reimagined: Black Women's Critical Thought as Survival

Looking closely at nineteenth-century texts and twentieth-century novels written by African American women about antebellum America, Resistance Reimagined highlights examples of black women’s activism within a society that spoke so much of freedom but granted it so selectively. 

 

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The Lover as Father Figure in Eighteenth-Century Women's Fiction

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The Remaking of an American

First published in 1928, Elizabeth Banks' autobiography tells the story of a pioneering, American woman journalist in London at a time when women wrote only for the society & fashion pages. A regular contributor to Punch, & the Daily News, Banks created a

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Colette, Beauvoir, and Duras: Age and Women Writers

A pioneering study of Colette, Simone de Beauvoir, & Marguerite Duras and the ways in which the aging process shaped their creativity, their work, and their lives. Examines each woman's identity--as a French woman, as an aging woman, & as a woman writer.

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Arms Akimbo: Africana Women in Contemporary Literature

Edited collection of essays examining the fiction of contemporary Africana women including Ama Ata Aidoo, Shirley Anne Williams, Ntozake Shange, Flora Nwapa, Maryse Conde, Elizabeth Nunez Harrell, Jamaica Kinkaid and others.

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"The Gift" by H.D.: The Complete Text

In this complete, unabridged edition of H.D.'s visionary memoir, The Gift, Jane Augustine makes available for the first time the text as H.D. wrote it and intended it to be read, including H.D.’s coda to the book, her "Notes," never before published in its entirety.

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The Love Debate Poems of Christine de Pizan

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Emily Dickinson's Vision: Illness and Identity in Her Poetry