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Feminist Criticism

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  • Accidental Feminists

    by Jane Caro

    Women over fifty-five are of the generation that changed everything. We didn’t expect to. Or intend to. We weren’t brought up much differently from the women who came before us, and we rarely identified as feminists, although almost all of us do now.Accidental Feminists is our story. It explores how the world we lived in—with the pill and a regular pay cheque—transformed us and how, almost in ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Valentine

    by Elizabeth Wetmore

    A top ten New York Times bestseller. With the haunting emotional power of American Dirt and the atmospheric suspense of Where the Crawdads Sing: a compulsive debut novel that explores the aftershock of a brutal crime on the women of a small Texas oil town.‘The very definition of a stunning debut’ Ann Patchett‘Brilliant, sharp, tightly wound, and devastating’ Elizabeth Gilbert‘Quite ... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Anne Brontë: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

    by Anne Brontë

    A mysterious young widow arrives at Wildfell Hall, an Elizabethan mansion which has been empty for many years, with her young son and servant. She lives there in strict seclusion under the assumed name Helen Graham and very soon finds herself the victim of local slander. Refusing to believe anything scandalous about her, Gilbert Markham, a young farmer, discovers her dark secrets. In her diary, ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • The Feminine Mystique

    The classic that sparked a feminist revolution

    by Betty Friedan

    The book that sparked a feminist revolution, now with a new introduction by Gaby Hinsliff.‘Love and children and home are good but they are not the whole world, even if most of the words now written for women pretend they are. Why should women accept this picture of a half-life, instead of a share in the whole of human destiny?’First published in 1963, Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique changed ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • My Career Goes Bung

    by Miles Franklin

    Stella Maria Sarah Miles Franklin, known as Miles Franklin (14 October 1879 – 19 September 1954) was an Australian writer and feminist who is best known for her novel My Brilliant Career, published in 1901. While she wrote throughout her life, her other major literary success, All That Swagger, was not published until 1936. She was committed to the development of a uniquely Australian form of ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • Emma (Illustrated + FREE audiobook link + Active TOC)

    by Jane Austen

    FEATURES:      •     Includes beautiful artworks and illustrations      •     A link of a FREE audio book to download at the end of the book      •     Active Table of Contents for an easy navigation within the book      •     Manually coded and crafted by professionals for highest formatting quality and standard... ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • Behind the Burly Q

    The Story of Burlesque in America

    by Leslie Zemeckis and 1 more

    By the director of the hit documentary Behind the Burly Q comes the first ever oral history of American Burlesque--as told by the performers who lived it, often speaking out here for the first time. By telling the intimate and surprising stories from its golden age through the women (and men!) who lived it, Behind the Burly Q reveals the true story of burlesque, even as it experiences a new ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Cassandra Speaks

    When Women Are the Storytellers, the Human Story Changes

    by Elizabeth Lesser

    What story would Eve have told about picking the apple? Why is Pandora blamed for opening the box? And what about the fate of Cassandra who was blessed with knowing the future but cursed so that no one believed her? What if women had been the storytellers?Elizabeth Lesser believes that if women’s voices had been equally heard and respected throughout history, humankind would have followed ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Heroine's Journey

    Woman's Quest for Wholeness

    by Maureen Murdock

    This book describes contemporary woman's search for wholeness in a society in which she has been defined according to masculine values. Drawing upon cultural myths and fairy tales, ancient symbols and goddesses, and the dreams of contemporary women, Murdock illustrates the need for—and the reality of—feminine values in Western culture today. ... Read more

    $22.10 AUD

  • Dead Girls

    Essays on Surviving an American Obsession

    by Alice Bolin

    A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2018An Edgar Award nominee for best critical / biographicalBest of 2018 according to Kirkus, The Boston Globe, The New York Times, The Portland Mercury, Bustle, Thrillist, and Electric LitA New York Times Editor's Choice, a best of summer 2018 according to Bitch Magazine, Harpers Bazaar, The Millions, Esquire, Refinery29, Nylon, P... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • A Book for Her

    by Bridget Christie

    Bridget Christie is a stand-up comedian, idiot and feminist. On the 30th of April 2012, a man farted in the Women’s Studies Section of a bookshop and it changed her life forever.A Book For Her details Christie’s twelve years of anonymous toil in the bowels of stand-up comedy and the sudden epiphany that made her, unbelievably, one of the most critically acclaimed British stand-up comedians this ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • A Brief History of Misogyny

    The World's Oldest Prejudice

    by Jack Holland

    series Brief Histories
    In this compelling, powerful book, highly respected writer and commentator Jack Holland sets out to answer a daunting question: how do you explain the oppression and brutalization of half the world's population by the other half, throughout history?The result takes the reader on an eye-opening journey through centuries, continents and civilizations as it looks at both historical and contemporary ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Give Birth Like a Feminist: Your body. Your baby. Your choices.

    by Milli Hill

    As featured on BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 5 Live Selected as one of the Independent’s 10 best pregnancy books for expectant parentsBirth is a feminist issue. It’s the feminist issue nobody’s talking about.For too long women have been told, ‘a healthy baby is all that matters’. This book dares to say women matter too.Finally blasting the feminist spotlight into the labour ward, Milli Hill enc... ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Now, Voyager

    by Olive Higgins Prouty

    series Femmes Fatales
    That iconic American melodrama that inspired the 1943 cult classic film starring Bette Davis.“Don’t let’s ask for the moon! We have the stars!”The film Now, Voyager concludes with these famous words, which reaffirmed Bette Davis’s own stardom and changed the way Americans smoked cigarettes. But few fans of this rich story know its source. Olive Higgins Prouty’s 1941 novel provides a rich, complex ... Read more

    $16.71 AUD

  • Testimony from the Nazi Camps

    French Women's Voices

    by Margaret Anne Hutton

    series Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature
    This interdisciplinary study intergrates historiographical, literary and cultural methodologies in its focus on a little known corpus of testimonial accounts published by French women deported to Nazi camps. Comprising epistemological and literary analyses of the accounts and an examination of the construction of deportee identities, it will interest those working in the fields of modern French ... Read more

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  • Love Letters: Vita and Virginia

    by Vita Sackville-West and 2 more

    'I am reduced to a thing that wants Virginia. I composed a beautiful letter to you in the sleepless nightmare hours of the night, and it has all gone. I just miss you...'At a dinner party in 1922, Virginia Woolf met the renowned author, aristocrat - and sapphist - Vita Sackville-West. Virginia wrote in her diary that she didn't think much of Vita's conversation, but she did think very highly of ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Charlotte Brontë: Villette

    by Charlotte Brontë

    This ebook contains links to a FREE AUDIOBOOK that can be downloaded to your device!«"Villette"! "Villette"! Have you read it?» exclaimed George Eliot when Charlotte Brontë's final novel appeared in 1853. "It is a still more wonderful book than "Jane Eyre". There is something almost preternatural in its power."Arguably Brontë's most refined and deeply felt work, Villette draws on her profound ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Introducing Feminism

    A Graphic Guide

    by Cathia Jenainati and 1 more

    series Introducing...
    The term 'feminism' came into English usage around the 1890s, but women's conscious struggle to resist discrimination and sexist oppression goes much further back. This completely new and updated edition of "Introducing Feminism" surveys the major developments that have affected women's lives from the 17th century to the present day. "Introducing Feminism" is an invaluable reference book for ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Sexual Politics

    by Kate Millett and 2 more

    A sensation upon its publication in 1970, Sexual Politics documents the subjugation of women in great literature and art. Kate Millett's analysis targets four revered authors—D. H. Lawrence, Henry Miller, Norman Mailer, and Jean Genet—and builds a damning profile of literature's patriarchal myths and their extension into psychology, philosophy, and politics. Her eloquence and popular examples ... Read more

    $24.63 AUD

  • Rebel Writers: The Accidental Feminists

    Shelagh Delaney • Edna O’Brien • Lynne Reid-Banks • Charlotte Bingham • Nell Dunn • Virginia Ironside • Margaret Forster

    by Celia Brayfield

    'Make this your next inspirational read. Trust us, it's Oprah's Book Club worthy' ViceIn London in 1958, a play by a 19-year-old redefined women's writing in Britain. It also began a movement that would change women's lives forever. The play was A Taste of Honey and the author, Shelagh Delaney, was the first in a succession of young women who wrote about their lives with an honesty that dazzled ... Read more

    $23.86 AUD

  • Corregidora

    by Gayl Jones

    series Virago Modern Classics #785
    'No novel about any black woman could ever be the same after this' TONI MORRISON'Corregidora is the most brutally honest and painful revelation of what has occurred, and is occurring, in the souls of Black men and women' JAMES BALDWINUpon publication in 1975, Corregidora was hailed as a masterpiece, winning acclaim from writers including James Baldwin, Maya Angelou, Toni Morrison and John Updike. ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Women Who Did

    Stories by Men and Women, 1890-1914

    by Angelique Richardson

    "A lady? decidedly. Fast? perhaps. Original? undoubtedly. Worth knowing? rather." Daring and dynamic, the 'new woman' came to represent the very spirit of the age. The stories in this anthology take up this phenomenon and examine society throughthe eyes of the new woman, as she encountered new choices in marriage, motherhood, work and love.Women Who Did charts a rebellion that was social, sexual ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Heroine's Journey

    Woman's Quest for Wholeness

    by Maureen Murdock and 1 more

    This book describes contemporary woman's search for wholeness in a society in which she has been defined according to masculine values. Drawing upon cultural myths and fairy tales, ancient symbols and goddesses, and the dreams of contemporary women, Murdock illustrates the need for—and the reality of—feminine values in Western culture today. ... Read more

    $23.31 AUD

  • Little Labours

    by Rivka Galchen

    AN OBSERVER BOOK OF THE YEARA droll and dazzling compendium of observations, stories, lists, and brief essays about babies.‘Beguiling … A wunderkabinett of baby-related curios … A peculiar book, and astonishing in its effect.’ Boston GlobeOne August day, a baby was born, or as it seemed to Rivka Galchen, a puma moved into her apartment. Her arrival felt supernatural, she seemed to come from ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD