Recent Books That May Be of Interest to Women Scholars

books2Women in Academia Report regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. The books included are on a wide variety of subjects and present many different points of view. The opinions expressed in these books do not necessarily reflect the views of the editorial board of WIAReport.

Here are the latest selections. Click on any of the titles for more information or to purchase through

Feeling Women’s Liberation
by Victoria Hesford
(Duke University Press)

Lyric Poetry by Women of the Italian Renaissance
by Virginia Cox
(Johns Hopkins University Press)

The Cultural Discourses of Breast Cancer Narratives

by Mary K. DeShazer
(University of Michigan Press)

Sovereign Feminine:
Music and Gender in Eighteenth-Century Germany

by Matthew Head
(University of California Press)

The Queer Limit of Black Memory:
Black Lesbian Literature and Irresolution

by Matt Richardson
(Ohio State University Press)

Women, Travel and Identity:
Journeys by Rail and Sea, 1870-1940

by Emma Robinson-Tomsett
(Manchester University Press)

Women’s Work:
Nationalism and Contemporary African American Women’s Novels

by Courtney Thorsson
(University of Virginia Press)

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