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Women's Studies, Feminism

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The Virgin, Ashe, Geoffrey
1 Ashe, Geoffrey The Virgin
London Routledge & Kegan Paul 1976 0710083424 / 9780710083425 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Octavo 
vii, 261 pp. Very light general to unclipped dj, including some foxing to flaps and reverse. Faint scuffing to upper edge of text block. internally unmarked; solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w plates. The cult of the Virgin Mary. "An exciting and well-documented book which seeks to account for the facts and touches on many aspects of mythology, theology and the spirituality of women." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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2 Barash, Carol, Editor An Olive Schreiner Reader: Writings on Women and South Africa
United Kingdom Pandora Press 1987 0863581188 / 9780863581182 First Paperback Good+ 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
261 pp. Cover a little worn and creased (spine is uncreased), some foxing to top edge. Owner's inscription to first page. Pages uniformly browned around the edges, otherwise clean and tightly bound. Afterword by Nadine Gordimer. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Gendered Fields: Women, Men and Ethnography, Bell, Diane; Pat Caplan; Wazir Jahan Karim (editors)
3 Bell, Diane; Pat Caplan; Wazir Jahan Karim (editors) Gendered Fields: Women, Men and Ethnography
London Routledge 1993 0415062527 / 9780415062527 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
250 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Previous owner’s details inked to first page. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white photos in the text. Name index. Subject index. "International in scope and in its contributors, the book shows how gender perspectives actually take shape in interpersonal or group dynamics in the field. Its insights on gender, knowledge and power -- by both women and men -- will enable future anthropologists to carry out fieldwork with greater sensitivity and caution and will stimulate experienced ethnographrs to rethink their own fieldwork." 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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The Feminist Companion to Literature in english - Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Preset, Blain, Virginia; Patricia Clements; Isobel Grundy
4 Blain, Virginia; Patricia Clements; Isobel Grundy The Feminist Companion to Literature in english - Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Preset
London B T Batsford 1990 0713458488 / 9780713458480 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Large Octavo 
1231 pp. Rubbing to lower edges of maroon cloth boards; scuffing to lower edge of text block. Green ex-libris stamp (unused and tidy, but odd) to half title. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The New Women and the Old Men: Love, Sex and the Woman Question, Brandon, Ruth
5 Brandon, Ruth The New Women and the Old Men: Love, Sex and the Woman Question
London Secker & Warburg 1990 0436067226 / 9780436067228 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Octavo 
294 pp. Light wear to upper edges of unclipped dustjacket. Yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white plates. Notes, select bibliography, index. "When Ellen Terry wrote to Shaw, 'Aren't you funny, preaching against marriage and marrying? Against other things and doing 'em', her accusation could have been levelled against many of the men in Shaw's circle of New Thinkers, Fabians and social revolutionaries. [This book] examines that gulf between principle and practice in the lives and, more particularly, in the marriages and sexual relationships of this extraordinary group of men and women, which included Havelock Ellis, Olive Schreiner, Eleanor Marx, Edward Aveling, Sidney and Beatrice Webb, H.G. Wells and Margaret Sanger." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Out of the Garden:  Women Writers on the Bible, Büchmann, Christina, and Celina Spiegel (eds.)
6 Büchmann, Christina, and Celina Spiegel (eds.) Out of the Garden: Women Writers on the Bible
London Pandora Press 1995 0 04 440933 8 / 9780044409335 First British Paperback Very Good Octavo 
351 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. A little scuffing to edges of text block. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Contributions by, among many others, Alicia Ostriker, Patricia J. Williams, Cynthia Ozick, Marina Warner, Louise Erdrich, Ursula K. Le Guin. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Heroes and Lovers: A Question of National Identity, Campbell, Rosemary
7 Campbell, Rosemary Heroes and Lovers: A Question of National Identity
North Sydney Allen & Unwin 1989 004332133X / 9780043321331 First Paperback Good Octavo 
232 pp. Occasional foxing and a little yellowing to edges of text block. Prev. owner's name on first page has been messily crossed out, bleeding to the verso. Otherwise internally unmarked and solidly bound. "Explores the repeated outbursts of rioting and violent confrontation, usually over women, between black and white US servicemen [during WWII], Australian servicemen and male civilians. Making use of photographs and sketches from the period, it provides a fascinating account of the complex relationship between sex, nationality and war." 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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8 Carson, Anne Goddesses & Wise Women: The Literature of Feminist Spirituality 1980-1992, An Annotated Bibliography
California Crossing Press 1992 0895945363 / 9780895945365 First Edition Paperback Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
247 pp. Wraps with a bit of general and edgewear. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Frames of Reference: Aspects of Feminism and Art, Couacaud, Sally (Curator)
9 Couacaud, Sally (Curator) Frames of Reference: Aspects of Feminism and Art
Sydney Artspace Visual Art Centre 1991 0958915482 / 9780958915489 First Paperback Good Quarto 
Light general and edgewear to covers. A little faint discolouration to edges of text block. Some colouring from the inside covers has bled onto the first and last pages. Otherwise internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white plates. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Outercourse: The Be-Dazzling Voyage, Daly, Mary
10 Daly, Mary Outercourse: The Be-Dazzling Voyage
London Women's Press 1993 070434372X / 9780704343726 Reprint Paperback Very Good Octavo 
477 pp. Light general and edgewear to covers, including a few small chips along the upper edge. Spine uncreased. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Index. "Containing recollections from my Logbook of a Radical Feminist Philosopher (Be-ing an account of my time/space travels and ideas -- then, again, now and how)" 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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11 Davis, Deborah Strapless: John Singer Sargent and the Fall of Madame X
New York Jeremy P. Tarcher / Penguin 2004 158542336X / 9781585423361 Reprint Paperback Very Good + Octavo 
310 pp. Very light edgewear to illustrated wraps. A little rubbing to uncreased spine. Page edges slightly browned. Internally as new. Illustrated with b/w drawings in the text and colour plates. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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12 Fernandes, Walter, and Geeta Menon Tribal Women and Forest Economy: Deforestation, Exploitation and Status Change. No. 1, Tribes of India Series
New Delhi Indian Social Institute 1987 Paperback Good + 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
178 pp. Light wear to wraps, spine uncreased. Slight discolouration to page edges. Internally clean and solidly bound. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Pandora Guide to Women Composers: Britain and the United States 1629-Present, Fuller, Sophie
13 Fuller, Sophie The Pandora Guide to Women Composers: Britain and the United States 1629-Present
London and San Francisco HarperCollins 1994 0044408978 / 9780044408970 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Octavo 
368 pp. Very light edgewear to unclipped dj. "It will be invaluable to all music lovers wanting to brroaden their horizons, to all those interested in neglected and suppressed aspects of women's creative culture, and also to students of music and women's studies as well as music researchers, programmers and performers." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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14 Gardiner, Lyndsay A Woman's Place - A History of the Homecraft Hotel
South Melbourne Hyland House Publishing 1993 1875657274 / 9781875657278 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
137pp. B&W plates. "...reveals the history of the Homecraft Hostel, [and] sheds light on the sociological changes which contributed to its closure." Book itself in fine condition, dustjacket with very minor edgewear. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination, Gilbert, Sandra M., and Susan Gubar
15 Gilbert, Sandra M., and Susan Gubar The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination
New Haven and London Yale University Press 1984 0300025963 / 9780300025965 Reprint Paperback Good Octavo 
719 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Faint dust foxing to upper edge of text block. Covers very slightly loose at front gutter. Crease to spine, but binding is solid throughout. Internally clean, bright, unmarked. Notes, index. "The authors have an encyclopedic command of literature and a particularly generous respect for their colleagues (and some 'precursors') in feminist criticism. Their summa is deeply scholarly, but it is also elegant and vigorous. I came to it expecting to be stunned by learning; I read it in a state of sustained excitement because it offered a new way of seeing." -- Harper's Magazine 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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16 Greenwood, Kerry (ed) The Thing She Loves: Why Women Kill
New South Wales Allen & Unwin 1996 1864480815 / 9781864480818 First Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
154pp. Includes laid-in newspaper clipping, 'The Age' review from 1996. Collection of essays. "Why do women kill? Do they kill differently? Do the preconceptions of the jury and media help them or harm them?" Corners very lightly bumped. Wraps with very minor general and edgewear. Attractive copy. 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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17 Greer, Germaine Slip-Shod Sibyls: Recognition, Rejection and the Woman Poet
London Viking 1995 0670849146 / 9780670849147 First Half-Leather Near Fine Very Good + 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
517 pp. Light wrinkling to top edge of dustwrapper (now protected in archival mylar). Very small splotch to upper edge of text block. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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18 Greer, Germaine The Madwoman's Underwear
New York Atlantic Monthly Press 1987 0871131609 / 9780871131607 First American Hard Cover Very Good+ Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall 
xxvii, 305 pp. Dust jacket, now protected in archival mylar, is not price clipped, but is a little wrinkled and discoloured along the top edge. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Reinvented Lives. Women at Sixty: A Celebration, Handy, Elizabeth, and Charles Handy
19 Handy, Elizabeth, and Charles Handy Reinvented Lives. Women at Sixty: A Celebration
London Hutchinson / Random House 2002 0091793580 / 9780091793586 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Octavo 
215 pp. Very light wear to unclipped dj. Illustrated with b/w photos in the text. 
Price: 28.00 AUD
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Wild Politics: Feminism Globalisation Bio/Diversity, Hawthorne, Susan
20 Hawthorne, Susan Wild Politics: Feminism Globalisation Bio/Diversity
North Melbourne Spinifex 2002 1876756241 / 9781876756246 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
xii, 462 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Appendix, Glossary, Abbreviation s, Bibliography, Index. "Disconnection is critical for a system based on profit. By contrast, biodiversity relies on connection and relationship." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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