The History of British Women's Writing, 1880-1920: Volume Seven (Hardcover)

The History of British Women's Writing, 1880-1920: Volume Seven By Holly a. Laird (Editor) Cover Image
By Holly a. Laird (Editor)
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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 literary genres in prose and poetry. The phenomena of 'the new' - 'New Women', 'New Unionism', 'New Imperialism', 'New Ethics', 'New Critics', 'New Journalism', 'New Man' - are this moment's touchstones. This book tracks the period's new social phenomena and unfolds its distinctively modern modes of writing. It provides expert introductions amid new insights into women's writing throughout the United Kingdom and around the globe.

About the Author


Holly A. Laird is Frances W. O'Hornett Chair of Literature and Director of Women's and Gender Studies at the University of Tulsa, USA. She is author of Women Coauthors and numerous articles on Victorian and modern literature, culture, and theory. She edited the prize-winning, international journal Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature for 18 years.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781137393791
ISBN-10: 1137393793
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: October 20th, 2016
Pages: 315
Language: English
Series: History of British Women's Writing