Introduction: In search of a secret sisterhood -- Jane Austen & Anne Sharp. A circle of single women ; Rebellion behind closed ... foes? ; Cat-and-mouse ; Life and death -- Epilogue: A web of literary connections.; "Male literary friendships are the stuff of legend; ...
- BookThe Past That Might Have Been, the Future That May Come : Women Writing Fantastic Fiction, 1960s to the Present
Introduction: Fantastic interventions -- Beastly beauty and other revisioned fairy tales -- Tampering with time in historical narratives -- Working through the wreckage ...
... seek to define the unique qualities of female heroism in literary fantasy from 1950s through the present and provide a multi-faceted ... to the empowerment and development of the female hero"--. ...
... reading, writing, serving: the thresholds of modernism -- Cooks at the threshold: domestic disturbances and modernist rewritings in Virginia Woolf -- Writing at the margins: Stein's servant protagonists and the modernist form ...
... a continuing discussion about love's place in human society. Literary radicals argued that the cultivation of intense friendship could lead ... faith in romantic love as an engine of social change"--; "In 1798, English essayist and novelist William Godwin ignited a ...