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Literate Women and the French Revolution of 1789

By: Catherine Montfort-Howard (editor); Catherine Montfort-Howard [Editor]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Birmingham, AL, Summa Publications: 1994

Seller ID: 037941

ISBN: 188347907X

Condition: Fine


This collection of essays analyzes certain of the forms in which literate women expressed their reactions to the French Revolution of 1789--forms structured by their experiences, writings, and interpretation of events. Some of the questions addressed are: Were literate women passive onlookers or active participants in the revolutionary drama? What was their attitude towards domesticity and the merging ideology of separate spheres for men and women? What methods, ploys, and channels were used by those women to counteract the dominant role of men in society? How was the Revolution inscribed in p... View more info

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Gender and Text in the Later Middle Ages (First Edition)

By: Chance, Jane [Editor]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Gainesville, FL, University Press of Florida: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037857

ISBN: 0813013917

Condition: Like New


"A volume of the first importance to the scholarship of medieval women writers.... An ambitious attempt to understand that gender and text might have meant in the Middle Ages from the perspective of the woman writer and reader rather than through the more usual androcentric lens...[The] collection brings together for the first time in one place essays about a whole range of women writers from the twelfth to the sixteenth centuries and from places as distant as Spain and Sweden, as well as the more well-known French and English writers."--Laurie Finke, Kenyon College"Brings together... View more info

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Francophone African Women Writers: Destroying the Emptiness of Silence

By: D'Almeida, Irène Assiba

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Gainesville, FL, University Press of Florida: 1995

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 040157

ISBN: 081301302X

Condition: Like New


"A very important contribution to the field by an African scholar with a thorough, empathetic command of the field of African feminine writing in French."--Christiane Makward, Penn State University"A work of quality. . . . This first major study of fiction and nonfiction prose by Francophone African women is a significant work of criticism in the study of African literature."--Maxine Montgomery, Florida State UniversitySlate blue denim cloth with black spine lettering. Textured end papers. xi, 222pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Great Mother: An Analysis of the Archetype

By: Erich Neumann (translated by Ralph Manheim)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton University Press: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 058773

ISBN: 0691017808

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial cover. 185 pp, with 2 pp ads. Indexed and has a bibliography. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. A few trace marks on edges. Pencil mark in corner of front end-page. Text contains underlining and notes, mostly at the beginning, in ink. Overall a solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Confessions, Revised and Updated: The Making of a Postdenominational Priest (New)

By: Fox, Matthew

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, North Atlantic Books: 2015

Seller ID: 038297

ISBN: 1583949356

Condition: New


Matthew Fox's stirring autobiography, Confessions, reveals his personal, intellectual, and spiritual journey from altar boy, to Dominican priest, to his eventual break with the Vatican. Five new chapters in this revised and updated edition bring added perspective in light of the author's continued journey, and his reflections on the current changes taking place in the Catholic church. Instead of living out his vows as a Dominican brother Matthew Fox was expelled from the Order after 34 years by Cardinal Ratzinger, who later became Pope Benedict XVI. Fox took this as a warning from the Church ... View more info

Visions and Longings

By: Furlong, Monica

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Mowbray & Co Ltd: 1996

Seller ID: 040166

ISBN: 0264673859

Condition: Like New


The women mystics of medieval Europe represent the very first feminine voices heard in a world where women were nearly silent. As such, they are striking and unusual, strange, powerful and urgent. Monica Furlong uses key selections from among these women's own writings and writings about them by their contemporaries, along with her own assessment of them, to open up their contributions to a wide popular audience. The eleven women represented in this anthology were housewives, visionaries, abbesses, beguines, recluses, and nuns who wrote between the eleventh and fourteenth centuries. They inclu... View more info

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The Voice of the Trobairitz: Perspectives on the Women Troubadours (The Middle Ages Series)

By: Paden, William D. [Editor]

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press: 1989

Seller ID: 037015

ISBN: 0812281675

Condition: Fine


During the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, southern France witnessed first a burgeoning, then a decline in the poetry of women troubadours trobairitz. These women stood both within and outside the troubadour tradition, so their work is interesting for social and literary-historical reasons as well as for its aesthetic merit. Many of their twenty-eight surviving poems are love songs in which the trobairitz expresses her desire with a freshness that places her in startling contrast with the speechless, unresponsive lady depicted in the poetry of male troubadours. The Voice of the Trobairitz in... View more info