Recent Books of Interest to Women Scholars

Women 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. As an Amazon Associate, WIAReport will earn a fraction of revenue from qualifying purchases.

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

The Bloomsbury Handbook to Sylvia Plath
edited by Anita Helle et al.
(Bloomsbury Academic)

The Pragmatic Ideal:
Mary Field Parton and the Pursuit of a Progressive Society

by Mark Douglas McGarvie
(Northern Illinois University Press)

Prisoners of War and Local Women in Europe and the United States, 1914-1956:
Consorting with the Enemy

edited by Matthias Reiss and Brian K. Feltman
(Palgrave Macmillan)

A Spectacular Leap:
Black Women Athletes in Twentieth-Century America

by Jennifer H. Lansbury
(University of Arkansas Press)

Untimely Women:
Radically Recasting Feminist Rhetorical History

by Jason Barrett-Fox
(Ohio State University Press)

Veronica Franco in Dialogue
by Marilyn Migiel
(University of Toronto Press)

Women Healers:
Gender, Authority, and Medicine in Early Philadelphia

by Susan H. Brandt
(University of Pennsylvania Press)

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