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Divining the Self through Memoirs: Scrutinizing Ismat Chughtai and Meena Alexander
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,540. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Women Authors, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Feminist
This book makes a foray into the lived experiences portrayed in the memoirs of two Indian women writers - A Life in Words (Memoirs) by Ismat Chughtai and Fault Lines by Meena Alexander. It explores the theme of self as etched in the act of writing, which tends to give liberation for women through the creative and purgative characteristics of narrativization. -Manu Mangattu
The Once and Future Queen: Guinevere in Arthurian Legend
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 64,810. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Feminist, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Guinevere’s journey from literary sinner to feminist icon took over one thousand years…and it’s not over yet. By examining popular works of more than 20 authors over the last one thousand years, The Once and Future Queen shows how Guinevere reflects attitudes toward women during the time in which her story was written, changing to suit the expectations of her audience.
The New Female Action Hero
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,090. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Feminist
This academic but immensely readable book analyzes the rise of the female action over the last three decades in film and television. The author examines the way in which popular culture has revisioned the old archetype of the hero, so that all heroes now can combine the best of both masculine and feminine traits – and so that all women potentially have more freedom.