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The History of British Women’s Writing, 1920-1945



The historical period from 1920 to 1945 is coterminous with the great achievements of literary Modernism dating approximately from the annus mirabilis of 1922, which saw T. S. Eliot’s The Waste Land and James Joyce’s Ulysses, to the publication of Joyce’s Finnegans Wake at the apex of ‘high Modernism’ in 1939. The majority of women whose work is discussed in volume eight of The History of British Women’s Writing series do not fit into a recognized version of the modernist canon. Their…

The History Of British Women S Writing 1920 1945

ISBN 10 : 9780230282797
ISBN 13 : 0230282792

Provides essays offering a critical analysis and describing the history of British women's literature, from 700 to the present day...


The History Of British Women S Writing 1970 Present

ISBN 10 : 9781137294814
ISBN 13 : 1137294817

This book maps the most active and vibrant period in the history of British women's writing. Examining changes and continuities in fiction, poetry, drama, and journalism, as well a..


The History Of British Women S Writing 1610 1690

ISBN 10 : 9780230305502
ISBN 13 : 0230305504

During the seventeenth century, in response to political and social upheavals such as the English Civil Wars, women produced writings in both manuscript and print. This volume repr..


The History Of British Women S Writing 1880 1920

ISBN 10 : 9781137393807
ISBN 13 : 1137393807

The ranks of English women writers rose steeply in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, contributing to the era’s revolutionary social movements as well as to transforming lit..


The History Of British Women S Writing 1750 1830

ISBN 10 : 9780230297012
ISBN 13 : 0230297013

This period witnessed the first full flowering of women's writing in Britain. This illuminating volume features leading scholars who draw upon the last 25 years of scholarship and ..


The History Of British Women S Writing 700 1500

ISBN 10 : 0230235107
ISBN 13 : 9780230235106

This volume focuses on women's literary history in Britain between 700 and 1500. It brings to the fore a wide range of women's literary activity undertaken in Latin, Welsh and Angl..


The History Of British Women S Writing 1690 1750

ISBN 10 : 9780230298354
ISBN 13 : 0230298354

This volume charts the most significant changes for a literary history of women in a period that saw the beginnings of a discourse of 'enlightened feminism'. It reveals that women ..


A History Of Twentieth Century British Women S Poetry

ISBN 10 : 0521819466
ISBN 13 : 9780521819466

A History of Twentieth-Century British Women's Poetry offers a detailed evaluative documentary record of the publications, activities and achievements of a lively but undervalued l..


The History Of British Women S Writing 1500 1610

ISBN 10 : 0230218342
ISBN 13 : 9780230218345

Rethinking the history of women's writing and literary history itself, this new volume examines the diversity of early women's writing (from verse and songs to household records an..


The Role Of Women In The History Of Geology

ISBN 10 : 1862392277
ISBN 13 : 9781862392274

Where were the women in Geology? This book is a first as it unravels the diverse roles women have played in the history and development of geology as a science predominantly in the..


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