Elaine Showalter





Elaine Showalter

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born
in The United States
January 21, 1941


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Elaine Showalter (born 21 January 1941) is an American literary critic, feminist, and writer on cultural and social issues. She is one of the founders of feminist literary criticism in United States academia, developing the concept and practice of gynocritics.

She is well known and respected in both academic and popular cultural fields. She has written and edited numerous books and articles focussed on a variety of subjects, from feminist literary criticism to fashion, sometimes sparking widespread controversy, especially with her work on illnesses. Showalter has been a television critic for People magazine and a commentator on BBC radio and television.

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Average rating: 3.98 · 16,980 ratings · 1,008 reviews · 43 distinct works · Similar authors
The Female Malady:  Women, ...
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 295 ratings — published 1985 — 3 editions
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A Literature Of Their Own: ...
3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 239 ratings — published 1976 — 7 editions
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A Jury of Her Peers: Americ...
3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 197 ratings — published 2009 — 7 editions
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Daughters of Decadence: Wom...
3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 119 ratings — published 1993 — 3 editions
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Teaching Literature
3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 95 ratings — published 2002 — 2 editions
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Hystories: Hysterical Epide...
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 101 ratings — published 1997 — 4 editions
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Sexual Anarchy: Gender and ...
4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 95 ratings — published 1990 — 4 editions
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New Feminist Criticism
3.58 of 5 stars 3.58 avg rating — 36 ratings — published 1985 — 4 editions
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Scribbling Women: Short Sto...
4.32 of 5 stars 4.32 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 1997 — 5 editions
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The Vintage Book of America...
3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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