Women of the Left Bank
Paris, 1900 - 1940
By (author) Shari Benstock
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Women of the Left Bank by Shari Benstock
Book DescriptionNow available in a durable paperback edition, Shari Benstock's critically acclaimed, best-selling Women of the Left Bank is a fascinating exploration of the lives and works of some two dozen American, English, and French women whose talent shaped the Paris expatriate experience in the century's early years. This ambitious historical, biographical, and critical study has taken its place among the foremost works of literary criticism. Maurice Beebe calls it "a distinguished contribution to modern literary history." Jane Marcus hails it as "the first serious literary history of the period and its women writers, making along the way no small contribution to our understanding of the relationships between women artists and their male counterparts, from Henry James to Hemingway, Joyce, Picasso, and Pound."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780292790407
(243mm x 3895mm x 42mm)
Imprint: University of Texas Press
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publish Date: 1-Jun-1976
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Shari Benstock
No Gifts from Chance, Paperback (March 2004)
A biography of the noted author that traces her evolution from shy debutante to the social chronicler of her age.
House of Mirth, Paperback (May 1994)View all books by Shari Benstock
This edition of a widely-taught literary work reprints an authoritative text together with five essays that approach the work from five contemporary critical perspectives: cultural studies, Marxist, feminist, deconstructionist and psychoanalytic. The editorial apparatus introduces students to both the text and the critical perspectives presented.
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Author Biography - Shari Benstock
SHARI BENSTOCK is Professor of English at the University of Miami (Florida).
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