Novels and the Politics of Family Romance, Frances Burney to Jane Austen
The rise of the novel and of the ideal nuclear family was no mere coincidence, argues Susan C. Greenfield in this fascinating look at the construction of modern maternity.
Women, the Nazis, and the Holocaust
An innovative contribution to the field of Holocaust studies, this set of interdisciplinary essays undertakes a gendered analysis of both Jewish and non-Jewish women as perpetrators, victims, rescuers, survivors, and postwar artists.
Narratives of Tunisian-Israeli Women
A rich analysis of how four Tunisian-Israeli women tell the stories of their lives, and a look at the implications for our own understanding of stories and the behavior of communication.
Literacy and Identity among Young Orthodox Women in Israel
An investigation into the education of women in the religious Zionist community and its influence on Orthodox Judaism.
Cinemas of Girlhood
A provcative, contemporary anthology examining the construction of girls in modern cinema.
Subversive Comedy in Frances Burney, Maria Edgeworth, and Jane Austen
An examination of comedy and feminism in the works of early women British novelists.
A collection of fully-revised and new essays that explore the richness of Jewish women's history.
Biblical Tales of Oppression and Escape
In this book, Aschkenasy analyzes the Woman at the Window image, allowing for new interpretation of the classic myths surrounding it.
An Epic Drama for Women
Tell It To Women gives traditional rural women a voice: the women from Idu break from their assumed position of silence and powerlessness to confront the urban women who believe their western education gives them the authority to speak for all women.
A Dramatic Construction of Time and Place
This text examines the multiple narrative perspectives Donoso presents and traces a transformation in Donoso's works from complex stage performance to political forum.
Jewish Women and Jewish Writing
Women of the Word is part of an emerging effort to listen to the voices of Jewish women both past and present.
The Broken Calabash, Parables for a Season, and The Reighn of Wazobia
This anthology of plays allows a glimpse into the lives of the people of Onwueme’s native Nigeria and reveals the range and beauty of Nigerian culture.
An innovative and adventurous book, this collection of poems is in the form of a conversation with Queen Hatshepsut, the only woman pharaoh in ancient Egypt.
A revised edition containing new chapters on the Shekhina.