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Contents List of Contributors 00 Introduction: ¿Muses With Pens¿ 00 Part 1 British Women¿s Prose Epics 1 Romancing the Epic: Lady Mary Wroth¿s Urania and Literary Traditions 00 Sheila Cavanagh 2 Female Heroic Action in Frances Burney¿s Camilla 00 Elizabeth Kraft 3 Virginia Woolf and the Modern Epic 00 Karla Alwes 4 Epic Form and (Re)Vision in Rebecca West¿s Black Lamb and Grey Falcon 00 Bernard Schweizer Part 2 British Women¿s Verse Epics 5 Gendering Telemachus: Anna Seward and the Epic Rewriting of FÈnelon¿s TÈlÈmaque 00 Adeline Johns-Putra 6 The Female Epic and the Journey towards Self-definition in Mary Tighe¿s Psyche 00 Debnita Chakravarti 7 ¿Hear the Voice of the [Female] Bard¿: Aurora Leigh as a Female Romantic Epic 00 Peggy Dunn Bailey Part 3 American Women¿s Verse Epics 8 The Daughters of Penelope: Tradition and Innovation in American 00 Epics by Women Alan Jalowitz 9 Revisionary Heroism in Gwendolyn Brooks's Annie Allen 00 Jenny Goodman 10 Against the Fathers¿ Amnesia: Sharon Doubiago, Hard Country, and Women¿s Epic 00 Jeremy Downes Bibliography 00 Index 00
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
English literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Epic literature, English -- History and criticism.
American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Epic literature, American -- History and criticism.
Women and literature -- English-speaking countries.
Women in literature.