Download E-books Fractured Borders: Reading Women's Cancer Literature PDF

By Mary K. DeShazer

Women were writing approximately melanoma for many years, yet because the early Nineteen Nineties, the physique of literature on melanoma has elevated exponentially as becoming numbers of ladies face the searing realities of the ailment and provides testimony to its ravages and revelations.

Fractured Borders: examining Women's melanoma Literature surveys quite a lot of modern writing approximately breast, uterine, and ovarian melanoma, together with works via Marilyn Hacker, Margaret Edson, Carole Maso, Audre Lorde, Eve Sedgwick, Mahasweta Devi, Lucille Clifton, Alicia Ostriker, Jayne Anne Phillips, Terry Tempest Williams, and Jeanette Winterson, between many others. DeShazer's readings convey insights from physique idea, functionality conception, feminist literary feedback, French feminisms, and incapacity experiences to endure on those works, shining new mild on a literary topic that's attractive increasingly more writers.

"An very important and necessary e-book that may entice humans in a number of fields and walks of existence, together with students, lecturers, and somebody drawn to this subject."
--Suzanne Poirier, college of Illinois at Chicago

"A ebook on a well timed and significant subject, properly written past scholarly obstacles and crossing many theoretical and disciplinary lines."
--Patricia Moran, college of California, Davis

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Download E-books A Browning Chronology: Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning (Author Chronologies Series) PDF

A number of thousand letters to and from Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning have survived, including different info at the composition and context of works from Barrett's 'lines on advantage' written on the age of 8 in 1814 to Browning's Asolando (1889). The Chronology seeks to lead readers via this mass of fabric in 3 major sections: formative years, contrasting early backgrounds and careers, and turning out to be curiosity in every one other's paintings to 1845; courtship, marriage, Italy, and paintings together with Aurora Leigh and ladies and men (1845-61); Browning's later lifetime of relentless socializing and prolific writing from his go back to London to his loss of life in Venice in 1889. The publication offers not just exact courting yet a lot subject on such issues because the Brownings' huge studying in English, French and classical literature, their many friendships, and their occasionally conflicting political views.

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Download E-books Heliopause (Wesleyan Poetry Series) PDF

By Heather Christle

Heather Christle’s beautiful fourth assortment blends disarming honesty with willing leaps of the mind's eye. just like the boundary among our sun’s sphere of impression and interstellar house, from which the e-book takes its identify, the poems in Heliopause locate themselves alongside the border of the recognized and unknown, relocating with breathtaking insurance from the web page to the past. Christle reveals remarkable parallels among topics as assorted because the destiny of Voyager 1, the doubtful notion of recent lifestyles, the character of elegy, and the decaying transmission of knowledge throughout time. Nimbly attractive with present occasions and lyric prior, Heliopause marks a daring shift and becoming imaginative and prescient in Christle’s paintings. a web reader’s spouse should be to be had.

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Download E-books Sexuality and Being in the Poststructuralist Universe of Clarice Lispector: The Différance of Desire PDF

By Earl E. Fitz

Driven by means of an unfulfilled hope for the not possible, finally indefinable different, the protagonists of the novels and tales of acclaimed Brazilian author Clarice Lispector exemplify and humanize the various matters critical to poststructuralist proposal, from the character of language, fact, and aspiring to the volatile relationships among language, being, and fact. during this publication, Earl Fitz demonstrates that, in flip, poststructuralism deals vital and revealing insights into all features of Lispector's writing, together with her type, experience of constitution, characters, subject matters, and socio-political conscience.

Fitz attracts on Lispector's whole oeuvre—novels, tales, crônicas, and kid's literature—to argue that her writing always displays the elemental tenets of poststructuralist thought. He exhibits how Lispector's characters fight over and humanize poststructuralist dilemmas and the way their crucial experience of being is deeply depending on a transferring, and customarily transgressive, experience of wish and sexuality.

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Download E-books George Eliot and Victorian Historiography: Imagining the National Past PDF

During this new learn of George Eliot's fiction, textual makes an attempt to visualize a coherent and unified nationwide previous are obvious as generating a contradictory imaginative and prescient of Englishness. it's a historiographical nationwide identification, built within the picture of major, and conflicting, traits within the Victorian writing of background. The inherent uncertainty brought on by the shift among assorted perceptions of English background leads, within the later fiction, to an abandonment of contemporaneous grand narratives. The end result is a heritage that anticipates a extra smooth, radical philosophy of historical past.

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Download E-books Irigaray, Incarnation and Contemporary Women's Fiction PDF

By Abigail Rine

Drawing at the provocative contemporary paintings of feminist theorist Luce Irigaray, Irigaray, Incarnation and modern Women's Fiction illuminates the important and subversive function of literature in rewriting notions of the sacred. Abigail Rine demonstrates via cautious readings how more than a few modern girls writers - from Margaret Atwood to Michèle Roberts and Alice Walker – imagine past conventional spiritual discourse and masculine types of subjectivity in the direction of a brand new version of the sacred: one who seeks to reconcile the schism among the human and the divine, among the physique and the notice. alongside the way in which, the e-book argues that literature is the right area for rethinking faith, accurately since it is a realm that cultivates mind's eye, secret and incarnation.

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Download E-books Women in Science Fiction and Fantasy [2 volumes] PDF

Works of technological know-how fiction and fable more and more discover gender matters, characteristic girls as relevant characters, and are written via girls writers. This e-book examines women's contributions to technology fiction and fable throughout quite a number media and genres, comparable to fiction, nonfiction, movie, tv, paintings, comics, picture novels, and tune. the 1st quantity deals survey essays on significant subject matters, equivalent to sexual identities, fandom, women's writing teams, and feminist spirituality; the second one presents alphabetically prepared entries on extra particular matters, resembling Hindu mythology, Toni Morrison, magical realism, and Margaret Atwood. Entries are written via specialist members and cite works for extra examining, and the set closes with a particular, common bibliography.

Students and normal readers love technology fiction and fable. And technology fiction and myth works more and more discover gender matters, characteristic ladies as vital characters, and are written by means of ladies writers. Older works show attitudes towards girls in occasions earlier, whereas newer works grapple with modern social matters. This ebook is helping scholars use technological know-how fiction and delusion to appreciate the contributions of ladies writers, the illustration of girls within the media, and the stories of girls in society.

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Download E-books Milk and Honey PDF

By Rupi Kaur

milk and honey is a suite of poetry and prose approximately survival. concerning the event of violence, abuse, love, loss, and femininity.

The publication is split into 4 chapters, and every bankruptcy serves a special objective. offers with a special ache. Heals a unique heartache. milk and honey takes readers via a trip of the main sour moments in lifestyles and unearths sweetness in them simply because there's sweetness in every single place while you're simply keen to appear.

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