Journals Higher Education



Published: 17 December 1998

224 Pages

ISBN: 9780748611126

Bookseller Code (01)

Women Writers of the 1930s

Gender, Politics and History

edited by Mary Joannou

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • A clear and informative introduction by Maroula Joannou sets the writers in historical and literary context
  • The essays deal with Modernist texts as well as traditional modes of writing, and with neglected and well-known writers
  • An important challenge to the ways in which the literature of the 1930s has been traditionally understood which questions the myth of the Auden generation
  • Brings together a range of distinguished contributors all of whom are experienced university teachers who all contribute new research