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Showalter, Elaine

Works: 118 works in 628 publications in 1 language and 28,712 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Dictionaries  Biography  Bio-bibliography  Biography‡vDictionaries  Bio-bibliography‡vDictionaries 
Roles: Editor, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: PZ7.A335, [FIC]
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A literature of their own : British women novelists from Brontë to Lessing by Elaine Showalter ( Book )
63 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 2,801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A LITERATURE OF THEIR OWN quickly set the stage for the creative explosion of feminist literary studies that transformed the field in the 1980s. Launching a major new area for literary investigation, the book uncovered the long but neglected tradition of women writers and the development of their fiction from the 1800s onwards. It includes assessments of famous writers such as the Brontës, George Eliot, Virginia Woolf, Margaret Drabble and Doris Lessing, but also presents critical appraisals of Mary Braddon, Rhoda Broughton and Sarah Grand --- to name but a few of those prolific and successful Victorian novelists - --once household names, now largely forgotten
A jury of her peers : American women writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx by Elaine Showalter ( Book )
18 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 2,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This work is a history of American women writers from 1650-2000. In this narrative spanning more than 400 years and introducing more than 250 female writers, both famous and little known, the author shows how these writers were connected to one another and to their times. The author believes that it is important to integrate the contributions of women into the American literary heritage, making the case for the unfairly overlooked and putting the overrated in their place. In this work she gives readers the opportunity to rediscover long-lost great writers and to return to familiar titles with deeper appreciation
Modern American women writers by Elaine Showalter ( Book )
19 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 1,899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An encyclopedia of American women writers, examining the lives and works of forty-one authors including Maya Angelou, Kate Chopin, Adrienne Rich, and Eudora Welty
The Cambridge guide to women's writing in English by Lorna Sage ( Book )
22 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 1,639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This Guide aims to consolidate and epitomise the re-reading of women's writing that has gone on in the last twenty-five years. This is an opportunity for stock-taking - a timely project, when so much writing has been rediscovered, reclaimed and republished." "There are entries on writers, on individual texts, and on general terms, genres and movements, all printed in a single alphabetical sequence. The earliest written documents in medieval English (the visionary writings of Julian of Norwich and Margery Kempe) are covered in an historical - and geographical - sweep that takes us up to the present day." "The book reflects the spread of literacy, the history of colonisation and the development of post-colonial cultures using and changing the English language. The entries are written by contributors from all the countries covered."--BOOK JACKET
The New feminist criticism : essays on women, literature, and theory by Rosalind Coward ( Book )
31 editions published between 1199 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton ( )
20 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 1,546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A New England farmer must choose between his duty to care for his invalid wife and his love for her cousin"--NoveList
The female malady : women, madness, and English culture, 1830-1980 by Elaine Showalter ( Book )
43 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 1,538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sister's choice : tradition and change in American women's writing by Elaine Showalter ( Book )
29 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 1,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the transformations of themes in women's writings by examining three women author's works
Little women ; Little men ; Jo's boys by Louisa May Alcott ( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the joys and sorrows of the four March sisters as they grow into young women in nineteenth-century New England. Features background information, fully animated text with difficult words and passages explained, plot summaries, theme discussions, and character analyses
Sexual anarchy : gender and culture at the fin de siècle by Elaine Showalter ( Book )
40 editions published between 1952 and 2001 in English and held by 1,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Onderzoekt de seksuele atmosfeer van het eind van 19e eeuw, zoekt paralellen met beelden uit de 20ste eeuw, legt verbanden tussen decadentie, homoseksualiteit en feminisme en bespreekt de relatie tussen syfilis toen en aids in de jaren 1980-'90
Alternative Alcott by Louisa May Alcott ( Book )
11 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in English and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hystories : hysterical epidemics and modern media by Elaine Showalter ( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inventing herself : claiming a feminist intellectual heritage by Elaine Showalter ( Book )
17 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"With sources as diverse as A Vindication of the Rights of Woman and Scream 2, Inventing Herself is an expansive and timely exploration of women who possess a boundless determination to alter the world by boldly experiencing love, achievement, and fame on a grand scale. These women tried to work, travel, think, love, and even die in ways that were ahead of their time. In doing so, they forged an epic history that each generation of adventurous women has rediscovered."
Speaking of gender by Elaine Showalter ( Book )
16 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Women's liberation and literature by Elaine Showalter ( Book )
3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examples of fiction, poetry and drama dealing with the feminine experience and historical, psychological and sociological statements about women
These modern women : autobiographical essays from the twenties ( Book )
11 editions published between 1978 and 1993 in English and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Teaching literature by Elaine Showalter ( Book )
17 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Praktische handleiding voor leerkrachten voor het doceren van Engelse en Amerikaanse letterkunde in het hoger onderwijs
Little women by Louisa May Alcott ( Book )
12 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The classic story of the March family whose 4 daughters are growing up in New England in the mid-1800s. There are numerous sequels, for example, Little Men and Jo's Boys. Annotation. Little Women is the heartwarming story of the March family that has thrilled generations of readers. It is the story of four sisters--Jo, Meg, Amy and Beth-- and of the courage, humor and ingenuity they display to survive poverty and the absence of their father during the Civil War
Daughters of decadence : women writers of the Fin-de-Siècle by Elaine Showalter ( Book )
23 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Faculty towers : the academic novel and its discontents by Elaine Showalter ( Book )
13 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In Faculty Towers, Showalter takes a personal look at the ways novels about the academy have charted changes in the university and society since 1950. With her readings of C. P. Snow's idealized world of Cambridge dons or of the globe-trotting antics of David Lodge's Morris Zapp, of the sleuthing Kate Fansler in Amanda Cross's best-selling mystery series or of the recent spate of bitter novels in which narratives of sexual harassment seem to serve as fables of power, anger, and desire, Showalter holds a mirror up to the world she has inhabited over the course of a distinguished and often controversial career."--BOOK JACKET
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Alternative Names
Showalter, Elaine 1941-
ショーウォーター, エレイン
ショウォールター, E
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