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Writing the history of women"s writing

Writing the history of women"s writing

toward an international approach : proceedings of the colloquium, Amsterdam 9-11 September 1998

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Published by Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences in Amsterdam .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • European literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism -- Congresses.,
    • Women and literature -- Europe -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      Statementedited by Suzan van Dijk (chief editor), Lia van Gemert and Sheila Ottway.
      GenreCongresses.
      SeriesKoninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen. Verhandelingen, Afd. Letterkunde ;, nieuwe reeks, d. 182, Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, Afd. Letterkunde ;, nieuwe reeks, d. 182.
      ContributionsDijk, Suzanna van., Gemert, Lia van, 1958-, Ottway, Sheila, 1949-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN471 .W76 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 276 p. :
      Number of Pages276
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3544856M
      ISBN 109069842939
      LC Control Number2001542796
      OCLC/WorldCa47155723

        At school in sixties Scotland, history was male, apart from Boadicea, Elizabeth 1, Mary Queen of Scots and Helen of Troy. In English class, women authors were even more absent except Mary Anne Evans, who of course used a male pen name, George Eliot. Her sentimental Mill on The Floss wasn’t my cup of tea, but Middlemarch is, by all accounts, ‘a triumph’ of social comment. Women Writers in the Eighteenth Century Defy the control of knowledge by men in patriarchal culture. Threaten the established gender identities. A Vindication of the Rights of Woman () New feminine ideal. The differences between men and women are based on their "nature".

        A moment later, Flashman darted away to take her place at the discussion table at the front of the room. She was about to participate in a panel discussion, “What is Women’s Writing?” about the organizing question of the all-day symposium that took place at the Ace this past Saturday, organized by Emily Books. Women's fiction is an umbrella term for women centered books that focus on women's life experience that are marketed to female readers, and includes many mainstream novels or women's rights Books. It is distinct from Women's writing, which refers to literature written by (rather than promoted to) exists no comparable label in English for works of fiction that are marketed to men.

        Elaine Showalter's latest book covers famous and obscure authors from to -- in this interview, she talks about the history of American women writers.   Gertrude Stein is an American writer who made her home in Paris, France. Her first book was published in but her autobiography, titled The .


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