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Encyclopedia of Feminist Literature, Second Edition
  • Authored by: Mary Ellen Snodgrass
  • From the Series: Literary Movements
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  • ISBN-10: 1438140649
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-4064-3
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  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 04/01/2013
  • Dewey Number: 809
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up

Summary

Praise for the print edition:
"...a valuable resource..."—American Reference Books Annual

"Recommended..."—Booklist

"...more than 500 concise, informative entries on a wide array of women writers, specific works, and themes...Recommended."—Choice

This updated and accessible encyclopedia is a comprehensive reference guide to the history and development of feminist literature, from early fairy tales to works by great women writers of today. Hundreds of informative A-to-Z entries cover a wide range of works and writers from around the world, as well as a range of genres, including novels, short stories, poetry, plays, and criticism. Encyclopedia of Feminist Literature, Second Edition is the definitive resource for this movement.

Entries cover:

  • A variety of important feminist writers, including Aphra Behn, Jane Austen, Mary Wollstonecraft, Helen Keller, Betty Friedan, Anaïs Nin, Joyce Carol Oates, Sandra Cisneros, and many more
  • Influential feminist works, such as Lysistrata, Middlemarch, The Bell Jar, The Feminine Mystique, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, and The Woman Warrior
  • Feminist literary motifs and issues, such as captivity lore, education, goddess lore, sexuality, and witchcraft.

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About the Author(s)

Mary Ellen Snodgrass is the author of numerous award-winning reference works, including Encyclopedia of Fable, Encyclopedia of World Scriptures, Encyclopedia of Satirical Literature, Encyclopedia of Utopian Literature, and Facts On File's Encyclopedia of Gothic Literature.

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