Yearbook of English Studies

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A Feminist Perspective on Renaissance Drama
A Feminist Perspective on Renaissance Drama. By Alison Findlay. Oxford and Malden, MA: Blackwell. 1999. vi + 206 pp. 45 [pounds sterling]; $49.95 (paperbound 13.99 [pounds sterling]; $19.95). Enacting Gender on the English Renaissance Stage. Ed....
Almost Human: Indeterminate Children and Dogs in Flush and the Sound and the Fury
How often have you heard a dog-lover refer to a particular dog as `almost human'? Couple this with the nurturing relationship that many people have with their dogs, and that `human' quality becomes decidedly infantile. Now, try something else. Imagine...
A Loss beyond Imagining: Child Disappearance in Fiction
All through the twentieth century media accounts of child kidnapping or abduction acquired solidity and projection, especially in American and British contexts (consider, for example, recent parental abductions and paedophilia court cases that have...
Altered Reading: Levinas and Literature
Altered Reading: Levinas and Literature. By Jill Robbins. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press. 1999. xxiv + 185 pp. $42; 33.50 [pounds sterling] (paperbound $16; 12.75 [pounds sterling]). The amount, range, and variety of work on Levinas...
Anchorage and Play in Frenchman's Creek: Children, Gender, and National Identity
`The children were still asleep, [...]. Poor Henrietta had been sick for the fourth time, and now lay pale and wan, a tiny edition of Harry, her golden head against the nurse's shoulder. James never stirred, his was the true sleep of babyhood.'...
Anglo-Saxon Appetites: Food and Drink and Their Consumption in Old English and Related Literature
Anglo-Saxon Appetites: Food and Drink and their Consumption in Old English and Related Literature. By Hugh Magennis. Dublin: Four Courts Press. 1999. 195 pp. 40 [pounds sterling]; $55. It is often more difficult, as well as more provocative, to...
Antony and Cleopatra
Antony and Cleopatra. Ed. by Richard Madelaine. (Shakespeare in Production) Cambridge, New York, and Melbourne: Cambridge University Press. 1998. xvi +358 pp. 45 [pounds sterling]; $59.95 (paperbound 15.95 [pounds sterling]; $22.95). After a...
Aphra Behn's English Feminism: Wit and Satire
Aphra Behn's English Feminism: Wit and Satire. By Dolors Altaba-Artal. Cranbury, NJ: Susquehanna University Press; London: Associated University Presses. 1999. 231 pp. 32 [pounds sterling]. Aphra Behn's recent installation in the English literary...
`Arid Clarity': Ezra Pound, Mina Loy, and Jules Laforgue
To review the connections between Mina Loy and Ezra Pound should be a relatively straightforward matter. There is, after all, no shortage of biographical material on Pound, and we now have Carolyn Burke's Becoming Modern, as well as the essays brought...
At the Borders of the Human: Beasts, Bodies and Natural Philosophy in the Early Modern Period
At the Borders of the Human: Beasts, Bodies and Natural Philosophy in the Early Modern Period. Ed. by Erica Fudge, Ruth Gilbert, and Susan Wiseman. Basingstoke: Macmillan; New York: St Martin's Press. 1999. xii +369 pp. 42.50 [pounds sterling]....
Awakening Words: John Bunyan and the Language of Community
Awakening Words: John Bunyan and the Language of Community. Ed. by David Gay, James G. Randall, and Arlette Zinck. Cranbury, NJ: University of Delaware Press; London: Associated University Presses. 2000. 223 pp. 30 [pounds sterling]. This volume...
Ballet Imperial
`So everything, in its ruin, seems in England to live a new life; and it is only this second life, this cottage built in the fallen stronghold, that is English'. (1) Writing during the First World War, it is not surprising that the American philosopher,...
Chaucer and the Energy of Creation: The Design and the Organization of the `Canterbury Tales'
Chaucer and the Energy of Creation: The Design and the Organization of the `Canterbury Tales'. By Edward I. Condren. Gainesville, Tallahassee, and Tampa: University Press of Florida. 1999. viii + 295 pp. $49.95. Edward Condren's study of the...
Child/animal: It's the `Real' Thing
In the opening chapter of Steve Baker's Picturing the Beast it is claimed: The unwritten priorities of the culture enable even that which is in full view to be rendered effectively invisible--or if still visible to be drained, by common consent,...
Coleridge and the Psychology of Romanticism: Feeling and Thought
Coleridge and the Psychology of Romanticism: Feeling and Thought. By David Vallins. Basingstoke: Macmillan; New York: St Martin's Press. 1999. xii + 221 pp. 45 [pounds sterling]. This is a book about Coleridge's modes of thinking, so although...
`Coriolanus' on Stage in England and America, 1609-1994
`Coriolanus' on Stage in England and America, 1609-1994. By John Ripley. Cranbury, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press; London: Associated University Presses. 1998. 431 pp. 45 [pounds sterling]. John Ripley begins with the remark that Shakespeare's...
Cultural Possession, Imperial Control, and Comparative Religion: The Calcutta Perspectives of Sir William Jones and Nathaniel Brassey Halhed
This article focuses on the contrast between the attempts of Sir William Jones and those of his fellow Orientalist, Nathaniel Halhed, to introduce the Hindu deities and their native devotees to a Western audience, both within the colony and in Europe....
Death and Dying in the Middle Ages
Death and Dying in the Middle Ages. Ed. by Edelgard E. Dubrick and Barbara I. Gusick. (Studies in the Humanities: Literature, Politics, Society, 45) New York, Bern, and Frankfurt a.M.: Lang. 1999. xi +515 pp. 44 [pounds sterling]. This is an...
Demon or Doll: Images of the Child in Contemporary Writing and Culture
Demon or Doll: Images of the Child in Contemporary Writing and Culture. By Ellen Pifer. Charlottesville and London: University Press of Virginia. 2000. x + 272 pp. $55 (paperbound $19.50). `Whether the image of childhood in recent fiction appears...
Derrida and the Future of Literature
Derrida and the Future of Literature. By Joseph G. Kronick. (Intersections: Philosophy and Critical Theory) Albany: State University of New York Press. 1999. xiv + 216 pp. Theorizing Myth: Narrative, Ideology, and Scholarship. By Bruce Lincoln....
Deviceful Settings: The English Renaissance Emblem and Its Contexts
Deviceful Settings: The English Renaissance Emblem and its Contexts. Ed. Michael Bath and Daniel Russell. (AMS Studies in the Emblem, 13) New York: AMS Press. 1999. xii + 256 pp. $78. This volume of essays is based on papers from the Third International...
Disarming the Nation: Women's Writing and the American Civil War
Disarming the Nation: Women's Writing and the American Civil War. By Elizabeth Young. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press. 1999. xvi + 389 pp. $47; 33 [pounds sterling] (paperbound $18; 13 [pounds sterling]). `In a sermon he delivered...
Dramatists and the Bomb: American and British Playwrights Confront the Nuclear Age, 1945-1964
Dramatists and the Bomb: American and British Playwrights Confront the Nuclear Age, 1945-1964. By Charles A. Carpenter. Westport, CT, and London: Greenwood Press. 1999. xv +183 pp. 47.95 [pounds sterling]. Mirrors of Our Playing: Paradigms and...
Eighteenth-Century Writers in Their World: A Mighty Maze
Eighteenth-Century Writers in Their World: A Mighty Maze. By Andrew Varney. Basingstoke: Macmillan; New York: St Martin's Press. 1999. ix + 238 pp. 40 [pounds sterling] (paperbound 12.99 [pounds sterling]). In this study, which is aimed principally...
English Lyric Poetry: The Early Seventeenth Century
English Lyric Poetry: The Early Seventeenth Century. By Jonathan F. S. Post. London and New York: Routledge. 1999. xvii + 323 pp. 50 [pounds sterling]. Post opens with the observation, `Literary histories are supposed to be things of the past'...
Faithful to the Greek?: Swinburnian Patterning (Hopkinsian Dapple)
Reference has been made to Swinburne's `pessimism in regard to language', and his failure to `suggest that language makes it possible for us to triumph [...] over [...] contradictions'. (1) A tendency, ruinous to `meaningful discourse', whereby...
Forbidden Matter: Religion in the Drama of Shakespeare and His Contemporaries
Forbidden Matter: Religion in the Drama of Shakespeare and his Contemporaries. By Gerald M. Pinciss. Cranbury, NJ: University of Delaware Press; London: Associated University Presses. 2000. 142 pp. 25 [pounds sterling]. One of the striking features...
From Goosecreek to Gandercleugh: Studies in Scottish-American Literary and Cultural History
From Goosecreek to Gandercleugh: Studies in Scottish-American Literary and Cultural History. By Andrew Hook. East Lothian: Tuckwell. 1999. vii + 248 pp. 14.99 [pounds sterling]. In 1959 the New Jersey poet William Carlos Williams wrote to the...
From Stunted Child to `New Woman': The Significance of Physical Growth in Late-Nineteenth-Century Medicine and Fiction
`Growing! Why, growing is getting bigger, of course', answers the `unthinking child' to Mrs Barnett's question, `What is growing?'. (1) And, of course, there is a kind of sense to this answer, though the child involved is given rather short shrift...
Girls, Boys, Books, Toys: Gender in Children's Literature and Culture
Girls, Boys, Books, Toys: Gender in Children's Literature and Culture. Ed. by Beverly Lyon Clark and Margaret R. Higonnet. Baltimore, MD, and London: Johns Hopkins University Press. 1999. ix +296 pp. 35 [pounds sterling]. `Some [feminist critics]...
Haunted Childhood in Charlotte Bronte's Villette
Ghosts are a phenomenon necessarily borne out of uncertainty: Do they exist? Whence do they come? In contrast, children are relatively easy to understand. We certainly know where they come from and their noise, coupled with the fact that they are...
Henry James and the Language of Experience
Henry James and the Language of Experience. By Collin Meissner. Cambridge, New York, and Melbourne: Cambridge University Press. 1999. ix + 237 pp. 37.50 [pounds sterling]; $59.95. Lambert Strether of The Ambassadors, with his `dynamic of living...
Holiday House: Grist to the Mill on the Floss, or Childhood as Text
In his 1814 review of Wordsworth's `The Excursion', Charles Lamb wrote: `[Wordsworth's] verses shall be censured as infantile by critics who confound poetry "having children for its subject" with poetry that is "childish"', (1) and almost two hundred...
Hunting the Animal Boy
`The United Idolaters' (1) concerns a new master, Brownell, entering into the United Services School and being shocked by the behaviour he finds there. Brownell believes he has found evidence that points to the existence of something he calls the...
`In Worcester, Massachusetts': Essays on Elizabeth Bishop. from the 1997 Elizabeth Bishop Conference at WPI
`In Worcester, Massachusetts': Essays on Elizabeth Bishop. From the 1997 Elizabeth Bishop Conference at WPI. Ed. by Laura Jehn Menides and Angela G. Dorenkamp. (WPI Studies, 18) New York, Bern, and Frankfurt a.M.: Lang. 1999. xi + 361 pp. 22 [pounds...
Jane Austen: Illusion and Reality
Jane Austen: Illusion and Reality. By Christopher Brooke. Cambridge: Brewer. 1999. xii + 224 pp. 25 [pounds sterling]; $45. The subtitle of this study would seem to imply an entire innocence of those critical debates that have troubled the old...
Johnson the Poet: The Poetic Career of Samuel Johnson
Johnson the Poet: The Poetic Career of Samuel Johnson By David F. Venturo. Cranbury, NJ: University of Delaware Press; London: Associated University Presses. 1999. 335 pp. 38 [pounds sterling]. Almost seventy years, David Venturo reminds us, have...
Mayhem and Murder: Narrative and Moral Problems in the Detective Story
Mayhem and Murder: Narrative and Moral Problems in the Detective Story. By Heta Pyrhonen. Toronto, Buffalo, NY, and London: University of Toronto Press. 1999. viii + 338 pp. $60; 45 [pounds sterling] (paperbound $24.95; 16 [pounds sterling]). ...
Menacing Virgins: Representing Virginity in the Middle Ages and Renaissance
Menacing Virgins: Representing Virginity in the Middle Ages and Renaissance. Ed. by Kathleen Coyne Kelly and Marina Leslie. Cranbury, NJ: University of Delaware Press; London: Associated University Presses. 1999. 246 pp. 30 [pounds sterling]. ...
Mikhail Bakhtin: An Aesthetic for Democracy
Mikhail Bakhtin: An Aesthetic For Democracy. By Ken Hirschkop. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press. 1999. xx +332 pp. 45 [pounds sterling] (paperbound 14.99 [pounds sterling]). Materializing Bahktin: The Bakhtin Circle and Social Theory....
Names for Children
In his essay, Le Peintre de la vie moderne, Baudelaire makes a general statement about the quality or qualities peculiar to the nature of superlative creators: `Le genie n'est que l'enfance retrouvee a volonte, l'enfance douee maintenant, pour ...
On Exhibit: Victorians and Their Museums
On Exhibit: Victorians and Their Museums. By Barbara J. Black. (Victorian Literature and Culture) Charlottesville and London: University Press of Virginia. 2000. viii + 242 pp. $37.50. Opening this wonderful book is like entering one of the museums,...
Oscar Wilde: The Critic as Humanist
Oscar Wilde: The Critic as Humanist. By Bruce Bashford. Cranbury, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press; London: Associated University Presses. 1999. 197 pp. 30 [pounds sterling]. Bruce Bashford conducts an earnest enquiry into Wilde as a critical...
`Perverse Mind': Eugene O'Neill's Struggle with Closure
`Perverse Mind': Eugene O'Neill's Struggle with Closure. By Barbara Voglino. Cranbury, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press; London: Associated University Presses. 1999. 166 pp. 26 [pounds sterling]. In 1998 Donald Gallup published Eugene...
Plotting Women: Gender and Narration in the Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Novel
Plotting Women: Gender and Narration in the Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Novel. By Alison A. Case. Charlottesville and London: University Press of Virginia. 1999. x + 223 pp. $37.50. The title of Alison Case's book is misleading....
Postcolonial Theory and Criticism
Postcolonial Theory and Criticism. Ed. by Laura Chrisman and Benita Parry for the English Association. Cambridge: Brewer. 2000. xi + 156 pp. 30 [pounds sterling]; $55. These seven essays, four on theory and method, three applying critical analysis...
Prefiguring Cantonic Time: Temporal Categories in the Collected Shorter Poems of Ezra Pound
The significance of time as one of the underlying organizational principles of Pound's Cantos is widely recognized in terms of Bergsonian simultaneity, Odyssean nostalgia, temporal vortices, and historical imperatives that are caught `on the barb...
Presence De la Solitude: La Poesie Anglaise Entre Neoclassicism et Preromantisme
Presence de la solitude: La Poesie anglaise entre neoclassicism et preromantisme. By Elisabeth Soubrenie. (Les Dix-huitiemes Siecles, 32) Paris: Honore Champion. 1999. 366 pp. 335 FF. Elisabeth Soubrenie's study of poetry in English from 1725...
Reflections on Biography
Reflections on Biography. By Paula R. Backscheider. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press. 1999. xxii + 289 pp. 30 [pounds sterling]. This book offers an earnest, wide-ranging discussion which joins John Batchelor's The Art of Literary...
Representations of the Natural World in Old English Poetry
Representations of the Natural World in Old English Poetry. By Jennifer Neville. (Cambridge Studies in Anglo-Saxon England, 27) Cambridge, New York, and Melbourne: Cambridge University Press. 1999. x + 224 pp. 40 [pounds sterling]; $64.95. Jennifer...
Robert Browning's Language
Robert Browning's Language. By Donald S. Hair. Toronto, Buffalo, NY, and London: University of Toronto Press. 1999. ix + 326 pp. $55; 40 [pounds sterling]. The reaction against the abstract, and absolutely conceived, categories of theory that...
Romanticism and Colonial Disease
Romanticism and Colonial Disease. By Alan Bewell. (Medicine & Culture) Baltimore, MD, and London: Johns Hopkins University Press. 1999. xv +373 pp. 35 [pounds sterling]. Alan Bewell's excellent study of disease in the nineteenth century...
Shakespeare and the Japanese Stage
Shakespeare and the Japanese Stage. Ed. by Takashi Sasayama, J. R. Mulryne, and Margaret Shewring. Cambridge, New York, and Melbourne: Cambridge University Press. 1999. xiii + 357 pp. 45 [pounds sterling];$64.95. Shakespeare and the Twentieth...
Shakespearean Illuminations: Essays in Honor of Marvin Rosenberg
Shakespearean Illuminations: Essays in Honor of Marvin Rosenberg. Ed. By Jay L. Halio and Hugh Richmond. Cranbury, NJ: University of Delaware Press; London: Associated University Presses. 1998. 371 pp. 45 [pounds sterling]. The Festschrift is...
Showing like A Queen: Female Authority and Literary Experiment in Spenser, Shakespeare, and Milton
Showing Like A Queen: Female Authority and Literary Experiment in Spenser, Shakespeare, and Milton. By Katherine Eggert. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. 2000. ix + 289 pp. $45; 33.50 [pounds sterling]. As Katherine Eggert points...
Staging Shakespeare at the New Globe
Staging Shakespeare at the New Globe. By Pauline Kiernan. (Early Modern Literature in History) Basingstoke: Macmillan; New York: St Martin's Press. 1999. xiv + 175 pp. 42.50 [pounds sterling] (paperbound 12.99 [pounds sterling]). Controversy...
Surviving Literary Suicide
Surviving Literary Suicide. By Jeffrey Berman. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press. 1999. xii + 290 pp. 54 [pounds sterling] (paperbound 18 [pounds sterling]). This book is primarily an account of Jeffrey Berman's experience of teaching...
Sympathy and Joyce's `Dubliners': Ethical Probing of Reading, Narrative, and Textuality
Sympathy and Joyce's `Dubliners': Ethical Probing of Reading, Narrative, and Textuality. By Tanja Vesala-Varttala. (Tampere Studies in Literature and Textuality) Tampere, Finland: Tampere University Press. 1999. viii + 308 pp. 15 [pounds sterling]....
`Tendency to Precocity' and `Childish Uncertainties' of a `Virago at Fourteen': Djuna Barnes's `the Diary of a Dangerous Child'
Philip Herring's introduction to his edition of Djuna Barnes's Collected Stories (1) claims that `there is a quality of strangeness in a typical Barnesean story' (p. 7), adding that the characters of these short stories `are largely opaque to our...
The Acoustic World of Early Modern England: Attending to the O-Factor
The Acoustic World of Early Modern England: Attending to the O-Factor. By Bruce R. Smith. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press. 1999. xiv +386 pp. $21.00; 16.75 [pounds sterling] (paperbound). When Bruce R. Smith's book attends to the...
The Adjective, My Daughter: Staging T. S. Eliot's `Marina'
A text provides the elements for a narrative in which, after long years of separation, a man can scarcely believe his eyes to find the daughter he never thought to see again. `A text provides the elements ...': that is to say, criticism acknowledges...
The Agon of Modernism: Wyndham Lewis's Allegories, Aesthetics, and Politics
The Agon of Modernism: Wyndham Lewis's Allegories, Aesthetics, and Politics. By Anne Quema. Cranbury, NJ: Bucknell University Press; London: Associated University Presses. 1999. 242 pp. 30 [pounds sterling]. Two kinds of unsatisfactory criticism...
The Distinction of Fiction
The Distinction of Fiction. By Dorrit Cohn. Baltimore, MD, and London: Johns Hopkins University Press. 1999. ix + 197 pp. 35 [pounds sterling]. Dorrit Cohn demolishes, with remorseless and elegant clarity, the view, fashionable among some literary...
The Forgotten Female Aesthetes: Literary Culture in Late-Victorian England
The Forgotten Female Aesthetes: Literary Culture in Late-Victorian England. By Talia Schaffer. (Victorian Literature and Culture) Charlottesville and London: University Press of Virginia. 2000. x + 298 pp. $55 (paperbound $19.50). Until quite...
The Irony of Identity: Self and Imagination in the Drama of Christopher Marlowe
The Irony of Identity: Self and Imagination in the Drama of Christopher Marlowe. By Ian McAdam. Cranbury, N.J.: University of Delaware Press; London: Associated University Presses. 1999. 283 pp. 34.50 [pounds sterling]. Playing with Desire: Christopher...
The Laughter of Foxes: A Study of Ted Hughes
The Laughter of Foxes: A Study of Ted Hughes. By Keith Sagar. (Liverpool English Texts and Studies, 38) Liverpool: Liverpool University Press. 2000. xxxiv + 196 pp. 27.50 [pounds sterling] (paperbound 14.95 [pounds sterling]). It is a sad comment...
The Letters of Sir Walter Ralegh
The Letters of Sir Walter Ralegh. Ed. by Agnes Latham and Joyce Youings. Exeter: University of Exeter Press. 1999. lxiii + 403 pp. 45 [pounds sterling]. This new edition of Ralegh's letters, the first since Edwards's in 1868, has been long in...
The Pulse of Praise: Form as a Second Self in the Poetry of George Herbert
The Pulse of Praise: Form as a Second Self in the Poetry of George Herbert. By Julia Carolyn Guernsey. Cranbury, NJ: University of Delaware Press; London: Associated University Presses. 1999. 270 pp. 38 [pounds sterling]. This is a scrupulously...
The Strange Short Fiction of Joseph Conrad: Writing, Culture, and Subjectivity
The Strange Short Fiction of Joseph Conrad: Writing, Culture, and Subjectivity. By Daphna Erdinast-Vulcan. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press. 1999. x + 191 pp. 40 [pounds sterling]. Envisioning Africa: Racism and Imperialism in Conrad's...
The Tempest
The Tempest. Ed. by Virginia Mason Vaughan and Alden T. Vaughan. (Arden Shakespeare) Walton-on-Thames: Nelson. 1999. xx + 366 pp. 30 [pounds sterling] (paperbound 6.99 [pounds sterling]). The Arden 3 editors of The Tempest had a challenging task:...
The Theology of John Donne
The Theology of John Donne. By Jeffrey Johnson. (Studies in Renaissance Literature, 1) Cambridge: Brewer. 1999. xiii + 162 pp. 40 [pounds sterling]; $75. In his study of the Trinitarian foundation of Donne's theology, Jeffrey Johnson explains...
The Voice of Elizabethan Stage Directions: The Evolution of a Theatrical Code
The Voice of Elizabethan Stage Directions: The Evolution of a Theatrical Code. By Linda McJannet. Cranbury, NJ: University of Delaware Press; London: Associated University Presses. 1999. 240 pp. 32 [pounds sterling]. The Voice of Elizabethan...
Thwarting the Wayward Seas: A Critical and Theatrical History of Shakespeare's `Pericles' in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
Thwarting the Wayward Seas: A Critical and Theatrical History of Shakespeare's `Pericles' in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. By David Skeele. Cranbury, NJ: University of Delaware Press; London: Associated Presses. 1998. 178 pp. 30 [pounds...
Traditions of Victorian Women's Autobiography: The Poetics and Politics of Life Writing
Traditions of Victorian Women's Autobiography: The Poetics and Politics of Life Writing. By Linda H. Peterson. (Victorian Literature and Culture) Charlottesville and London: University Press of Virginia. 1999. xiii + 256 pp. $38.50. It is apt...
Trollope's Material Girl
The Madonna Phenomenon In her recent book, Postfeminisms, Ann Brooks argues that many current feminist debates over popular culture's potential as a site of `political and representational contestation' can be seen to coalesce `around Madonna...
Wars of the Theatres: The Poetics of Personation in the Age of Jonson
Wars of the Theatres: The Poetics of Personation in the Age of Jonson. By Matthew Steggle. (English Literary Studies, 75) Victoria, BC: English Literary Studies. 1998. 148 pp. $16. The book investigates English Renaissance satirical comedies ...
Women and British Aestheticism
Women and British Aestheticism. Edited by Talia Schaffer and Kathy Alexis Psomiades. Charlottesville and London: University Press of Virginia. 2000. ix + 304 pp. $68.50 (paperbound $19.50). This timely and ably edited collection makes a welcome...
Women's Matters: Politics, Gender, and Nation in Shakespeare's Early History Plays
Women's Matters: Politics, Gender, and Nation in Shakespeare's Early History Plays. By Nina S. Levine. Newark, NJ: University of Delaware Press; London: Associated University Presses. 1998. 193 pp. 29 [pounds sterling]. In Nina Levine's very...
Writing Double: Women's Literary Partnerships
Writing Double: Women's Literary Partnerships. By Bette London. (Reading Women Writing) Ithaca, NY, and London: Cornell University Press. 2000. xii + 234 pp. 34.50 [pounds sterling] (paperbound 14.50 [pounds sterling]). This unusual and original...
Writing the Child in Media Theory
Contemporary mass media are perceived by programme-makers, politicians, and the public to have a particularly crucial role in childhood culture, development, and behaviour. For each of these groups, and for children themselves, film, television,...