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Elaine Showalter

Elaine Showalter, a professor emerita at Princeton University, is the author of numerous books, including the groundbreaking A Literature of Their Own: British Women Novelists from Bronte to Lessing and A Jury of Her Peers: Celebrating American Women Writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx. A frequent radio and TV commentator in the United Kingdom, she has chaired the Man Booker International prize jury and judged the National Book Awards and the Orange Prize. She divides her time between Washington, D.C., and London.

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O Pioneers!
Written by Willa Cather, Introduction by Elaine Showalter
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | September 2011
$24.95/27.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-70091-9 (0-307-70091-7)

The novel that first made Willa Cather famous—a powerfully mythic tale of the American frontier told through the life of one extraordinary woman—in a handsome hardcover volume.

No other work of fiction so vividly evokes the harsh beauty and epic sweep of the Nebraska prairies that Cather knew and loved. The heroine... Read more






Expensive People
Written by Joyce Carol Oates, Introduction by Elaine Showalter
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | September 2006
$15.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7654-0 (0-8129-7654-1)

Joyce Carol Oates’s Wonderland Quartet comprises four remarkable novels that explore social class in America and the inner lives of young Americans. In Expensive People, Oates takes a provocative and suspenseful look at the roiling secrets of America’s affluent suburbs. Set in the late 1960s, this first-person confession is narrated by... Read more






A Garden of Earthly Delights
Written by Joyce Carol Oates, Introduction by Elaine Showalter
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | April 2003
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-6834-7 (0-8129-6834-4)

Joyce Carol Oates’s Wonderland Quartet comprises four remarkable novels that explore social class in America and the inner lives of young Americans. In A Garden of Earthly Delights, Oates presents one of her most memorable heroines, Clara Walpole, the beautiful daughter of Kentucky-born migrant farmworkers. Desperate to rise above her haphazard... Read more






them
Written by Joyce Carol Oates, Introduction by Elaine Showalter
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | September 2006
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-48440-6 (0-345-48440-1)

Joyce Carol Oates’s Wonderland Quartet comprises four remarkable novels that explore social class in America and the inner lives of young Americans. As powerful and relevant today as it on its initial publication, them chronicles the tumultuous lives of a family living on the edge of ruin in the Detroit slums... Read more






Wonderland
Written by Joyce Carol Oates, Introduction by Elaine Showalter
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | September 2006
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7655-7 (0-8129-7655-X)

Joyce Carol Oates’s Wonderland Quartet comprises four remarkable novels that explore social class in America and the inner lives of young Americans. Spanning from the Great Depression to the turbulent Vietnam War era, Wonderland is the epic account of Jesse Vogel, a boy who emerged from a family tragedy with his... Read more






A Jury of Her Peers
Written by Elaine Showalter
Vintage | Trade Paperback | January 2010
$16.95/21.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-3442-0 (1-4000-3442-6)

An unprecedented literary landmark: the first comprehensive history of American women writers from 1650 to the present.
 
In a narrative of immense scope and fascination, here are more than 250 female writers, including the famous—Harriet Beecher Stowe, Dorothy Parker, Flannery O’Connor, and Toni Morrison, among others—and the little known, from the early... Read more






The Vintage Book of American Women Writers
Written by Elaine Showalter
Vintage | Trade Paperback | January 2011
$18.95/21.50(Canada) | 978-1-4000-3445-1 (1-4000-3445-0)

   The Vintage Book of American Women Writers is the first of its kind: a dazzling, monumental showcase of 350 years of poetry and fiction by American women. 
   Inspired and informed by her groundbreaking history A Jury of Her Peers, Elaine Showalter’s landmark anthology features the best work of writers ranging from Puritan...

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