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Aaron, Jane 1951-

Overview
Works: 26 works in 115 publications in 4 languages and 7,447 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Fiction  Domestic fiction  Sources  Psychological fiction  Juvenile works  Feminist fiction  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jane Aaron
Nineteenth-century women's writing in Wales : nation, gender and identity by Jane Aaron( )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nineteenth-Century Women's Writing in Wales: Nation, Gender and Identity introduces readers to a hundred Welsh women authors at work during the years 1780-1900, some writing in Welsh and some in English. In so doing, it rescues many of these authors from critical neglect and oblivion. In the second half of the nineteenth century in particular, Welsh women writers in both languages were numerous and enjoyed a degree of influence on Welsh culture easily commensurate with that of women writers today." "By covering the nineteenth century chronologically, this book traces the coming into being of the Welsh nation as its women in particular saw it, and as they helped to create it."--book jacket
Gendering border studies by Henrice Altink( )

10 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The study of borders has recently undergone significant transitions, reflecting changes in the functions of boundaries themselves, as the world political map has experienced transformations. Gender (defined as the knowledge about perceived distinctions between the sexes) is an important signifier of borders as constructed and contested lines of differences. In the interplay with other categories of difference, such as class, race, ethnicity and religion, it plays a major role in giving meaning to different forms of borders. It is not surprising, then, that an increasing number of studies in the last years have aimed for a gendering of border studies. This book aims to explore this new interdisciplinary field and develop it further. Fifteen established scholars from various disciplines contribute chapters in which they set out how the issue of gender and borders has been approached in their discipline and describe what they expect from future research. After a detailed introduction presenting these issues, the book is divided into four sections: migration and gender; gendered narratives of border crossing; gender and the drawing of internal boundaries, and teaching gendered borders
Postcolonial Wales by Chris Williams( )

8 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume explores aspects of the contemporary cultural and political life of Wales from perspectives coloured to a greater or lesser extent by that body of current criticism and theory labelled 'postcolonialism'. Structured in three parts, the first political and socio-historical, the second more concerned with contemporary Wales and the impact of devolution and the third dealing with Welsh culture, it exemplifies very diverse responses to the issue of postcoloniality and its relation to Wales. The volume's fourteen contributors consider such questions as: to what extent can Wales be said to be postcolonial in the sense of having accepted that it consists of plural cultures and identities? To what degree is it pertinent to think of Welsh policymakers as previously affected by 'mental colonization'? In what ways, if any, has the establishment of a Welsh Assembly affected language and gender issues in post-devolution Wales? And are there identifiable postcolonial currents in Welsh literature, stage, film and television drama, the visual arts and popular music? The collection does not aim to produce a blueprint for the application of postcolonial theory to Wales, but rather to stimulate ideas and suggest further avenues for investigation."--BOOK JACKET
Our sisters' land : the changing identities of women in Wales by Jane Aaron( )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 1,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women's lives in Wales are changing dramatically. Transformations in the family, in the workplace, in culture and in politics are all contributing to the forging of new identities. Yet the major public images of Wales remain fixed in the past, male constructions of a masculine Wales. The richly diversified pattern of Welsh women's experience is still largely unrecorded and unexplored. Through a combination of researched essays and personal statements, this book aims to counter that neglect. Its contributors examine women in the home and in education, training and paid work, in rural and urban life, in English-speaking and Welsh-speaking contexts, in agriculture and in politics, in religion and the arts, in schools and in old age
Welsh Gothic by Jane Aaron( )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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A double singleness : gender and the writings of Charles and Mary Lamb by Jane Aaron( Book )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work examines the lives and works of Charles and Mary Lamb, using feminist and psychoanalytic literary theory. The book argues that their childhood and work experiences and the role of madness and matricide in their lives separated them from the Romantic spirit of their time
Out of the margins : women's studies in the nineties by Jane Aaron( Book )

14 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A review of the level that women's studies has reached in terms of its status in the eyes of higher education institutions. The papers ask how the subject relates to feminism and what its problems are as a mainstream topic. It also considers previously marginalized topics like lesbianism
The very salt of life : Welsh women's political writings from Chartism to suffrage( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A view across the valley : short stories by women from Wales, c.1850-1950( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Se acabaron los secretos by Oralee Wachter( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in Spanish and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luminous and forlorn : contemporary short stories by women from Wales( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Welsh witch : a romance of rough places by Allen Raine( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seaside village of Treswnd has elected Catrin as its scapegoat, shunning and stoning her as a witch. In bitter isolation Catrin internalises the idea of herself as damned and outcast, but her loneliness is eased by a growing friendship with Goronwy, to whom she starts to reveal the hidden wonders of the natural world with which she has become familiar. In particular she knows the underground waterways of the?Deep Stream' lying beneath Treswnd, a zone of darkness complete with wrecks and human skeletons. Goronwy does not fully appreciate her strength until he becomes a collier in s
Pur fel y dur : y Gymraes yn llên menywod y bedwaredd ganrif ar bymtheg by Jane Aaron( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in Welsh and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The small mine by Menna Gallie( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rivalry over a job underground brings tragedy to a young Welsh coal miner
Welsh writing in English : a yearbook of critical essays by Tony Brown( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aspects of the imagination in the works of Charles Lamb and their relation to some contemporary ideas by Jane Aaron( Book )

4 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iron and gold by Hilda Vaughan( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"So a dying woman addresses her supernatural daughter-in-law. For this is the old folk tale of the Lady of Llyn y Fan Fach, the fairy bride lured from her underwater home to become a farmer's wife on the Brecon Beacons. Iron and Gold's retelling of the myth makes of it a psychological study in the nature of marriage and the social construction of gender roles. As the bride struggles to adapt herself, and sees her gold worn away under the iron pressure of conformity, both her difference and her acquired familiarity eventually breed marital breakdown and tragedy. But the human yearning for strange beauty, disruptive though it may be, remains poignantly alive throughout the novel."--BOOK JACKET
Cambria Gothica : gothic tales from nineteenth-century Wales( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The smal mine by Menna Gallie( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Walijska księga przemian : anglojęzyczna literatura walijska ostatniego półwiecza by Jane Aaron( )

1 edition published in 2009 in Polish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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A double singleness : gender and the writings of Charles and Mary Lamb
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Gendering border studiesPostcolonial WalesOur sisters' land : the changing identities of women in WalesA double singleness : gender and the writings of Charles and Mary LambThe very salt of life : Welsh women's political writings from Chartism to suffrageA view across the valley : short stories by women from Wales, c.1850-1950Luminous and forlorn : contemporary short stories by women from WalesPur fel y dur : y Gymraes yn llên menywod y bedwaredd ganrif ar bymtheg
Alternative Names
Aaron, J. 1951-

Aaron, J. R. 1951-

Aaron, Jane R. 1951-

Aaron, Jane Rhiannon 1951-

Jane Aaron

Jane Aaron educator (*1951)

جاين أرون

Languages
English (100)

Spanish (3)

Welsh (2)

Polish (1)