No Man's Land: The Place of the Woman Writer in the Twentieth Century, Volume 1: The War of the…

Paperback | September 10, 1989

bySandra M. Gilbert, Susan Gubar

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With this powerful and provocative book the authors of the classic The Madwoman in the Attic launch a landmark three-volume overview of modern literature in England and America, bringing feminist theory to bear on writings by men as well as women. In Volume One Gilbert and Gubar survey the social, literary, and linguistic conflicts between men and women that mark modernism, examining the work of writers from Alfred Lord Tennyson and Charlotte Bronte to Robert Lowell and May Sarton.

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The first book in a landmark three-volume work that brings feminist theory to bear on modern literature in English. Focusing on both male and female writers, Gilbert and Gubar here survey social, literary, and linguistic conflicts between the sexes as revealed in texts by nineteenth--and twentieth-century writers from Tennyson to Woolf...

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With this powerful and provocative book the authors of the classic The Madwoman in the Attic launch a landmark three-volume overview of modern literature in England and America, bringing feminist theory to bear on writings by men as well as women. In Volume One Gilbert and Gubar survey the social, literary, and linguistic conflicts bet...

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The first book in a landmark three-volume work that brings feminist theory to bear on modern literature in English. Focusing on both male and female writers, Gilbert and Gubar here survey social, literary, and linguistic conflicts between the sexes as revealed in texts by nineteenth--and twentieth-century writers from Tennyson to Woolf...

A poet, feminist critic, and professor of English at the University of California at Davis, Gilbert received her Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1968. Her early work addressed canonical male figures, but in the 1970s she began to focus on women writers from a feminist perspective, teaming up with Susan Gubar in what has proven to be ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 9.25 × 6.13 × 0.68 inPublished:September 10, 1989Publisher:Yale University Press

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ISBN - 10:0300045875

ISBN - 13:9780300045871

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The first book in a landmark three-volume work that brings feminist theory to bear on modern literature in English. Focusing on both male and female writers, Gilbert and Gubar here survey social, literary, and linguistic conflicts between the sexes as revealed in texts by nineteenth--and twentieth-century writers from Tennyson to Woolf, from Hemingway to Plath.