A study of the fiction and drama of the new woman writers of the late nineteenth century including, Olive Schreiner, Emma Brooke, Mona Caird, Vernon Lee, Sarah Grand, Ella Dixon and Victoria Cross as well as focussing on women's suffrage and the other drama of the Edwardian era particularly that of Elizabeth Robins. Contents Preface Biographical Outlines Abbreviations and References 1. An Introduction to the New Woman 2. Gender, Literary Value and the Woman of Genius 3. New Woman Writers' Works 4. New Woman Drama Notes Select Bibliogaphy Index AUTHORS: Marion Shaw is Emeritus Professor of English, Loughborough University. Lyssa Randolph is part-time Lecturer in English, University of Wales.
Marion Shaw is Emeritus Professor of English at Loughborough University. She also taught for many years, as Lecturer and Senior Lecturer at the University of Hull. Previous publications have been on Victorian Literature, in 1999 she published a biography of the Yorkshire novelist, Winifred Holtby. Lyssa Randolph is part-time lecturer in English at the University of Wales. She also taught at University College Worcester and Bath Spa University College. Previous publications have been on late nineteenth-century writers including Sarah Grand, Grant Allen and Amy Levy.